Art & Culture



Could 9-year-old win youngest best actress Oscar?

LOS ANGELES: She landed the part by lying about her age: Quvenzhane Wallis was five, and the filmmakers were only auditioning girls at least six years old.



Saudi women to display skills in Europe

A group of 70 Saudi women from Al-Nahda Women’s Charitable Society, the Arts of Heritage Collection, will visit a number of European countries to show their skills



Eastern Europe basks in triumph as Berlin festival wraps up

BERLIN: The 63rd Berlin film festival wrapped up yesterday after awarding its Golden Bear top prize to the Romanian melodrama “Child’s Pose” in a banne



‘Glorious fabrics’ of Indian poor drape UK art show

ROBERT Rauschenberg’s fabrics in electric blues and rich reds pop from the sterile walls of the Gagosian Gallery in London in a show of one of the American artist’s lesser-known collect



Swedish cameraman carries the day for Gaza snapshot

AMSTERDAM: Swedish photographer Paul Hansen won the 2012 World Press Photo award Friday for newspaper Dagens Nyheter with a picture of two Palestinian children killed in an Israeli missile strike b



Muscat festival celebrates humanity and culture

Oman’s biggest cultural and shopping extravaganza, the Muscat Festival 2013, got off to a colorful start on Jan. 30.



Women of color

I wasn’t expecting the color, at least not in such vivacity, on my last visit to Ro’iya art studio in Jeddah.



Grammys shared among many on music’s big night

LOS ANGELES: Indie pop band fun., rockers The Black Keys and Australian-Belgian singer Gotye shared the top prizes at the Grammys on Sunday, in an eclectic year for the music industry’s biggest awards

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