Art & Culture



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



Ben Affleck’s ‘Argo’ best film at BAFTAs

LONDON: Iran hostage crisis drama “Argo” won the best film prize at Britain’s BAFTA awards on Sunday in a further boost for US actor-director Ben Affleck’s movie ahead of the Oscars later this month.<



Rare Afghan fashion show seeks to empower women

Afghan models paraded down a candle-lined catwalk Friday as men and women watched from the audience in a restaurant off a muddy street in Kabul.



‘Wajda’ to feature in London film fest

Saudi film “Wajda,” portraying women’s role in the Saudi society, will be a major event on the concluding day of the 17th Human Rights Watch Film Festival opening in London on Mar



Residents wow Dubai outdoor art project

Dubai’s residents and visitors, especially those who are staying in Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), are enjoying artistic touches and creative artwork in The Walk area of the district.



A celebration of Saudi culture in Ireland

Three Saudi scholarship students at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) in Ireland held recently a Saudi Arabian cultural event that attracted many Irish, who expressed their admiration for

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