Art & Culture



Creativity unlimited: Loft offers rising Jeddah artists a platform

It seemed to have been their collective fate to meet in Jeddah: Farah Jouni had just arrived back from the New York film academy, Nada Hakeem had just been at the London College of Fashion studying fa



DIHF: More than just horses

Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance of the United Arab Emirates, the 9th Dubai International Horse Fair (DIHF) was held over a



Kingdom’s Athr Gallery shines at Art Dubai

Over four days this month artists and art lovers alike had gathered in the United Arab Emirates for what is considered the Middle East’s biggest art fair— Ar



‘Gulf Titanic’ fascinates visitors of Eastern Coast Festival

The Eastern Coast Festival for Maritime Heritage, which is currently taking place at Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ Park in Dammam waterfront, has attracted ov



US dance workouts come with ethnic twist, martial arts kick

Group fitness classes are taking an ethnic turn, experts say, celebrating diversity by reaching across cultures for inspiration and combining diverse disciplines to keep workouts fresh and exercise



Saudi artistic talents showcased in Dubai

Sixteen Saudi artists got the chance to showcase their talent in Dubai during the Dubai art festival runnning from March 18 to 31, letting the world know of their talent and way of thinking.



Beirut Art Beat ... Crossing the boundaries in Dubai

Thirty Lebanese artists and designers recently exhibited their work in Dubai International Financial Center in the United Arab Emirates.



Al-Qashla Palace attracts Hail rally visitors

About eight decades ago it was a military stronghold where armies were prepared and soldiers resided and trained.



Achebe inspired generations of Nigerian writers

LAGOS, Nigeria: Nigerian author Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani was just 10 years old when she first read Chinua Achebe’s groundbreaking novel “Things Fall Apart.”



Chinese Girl returning home to South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: Vladimir Tretchikoff’s iconic painting “Chinese Girl,” said to be one of the most reproduced in the world, is coming home to South Africa after more th

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