Art & Culture



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



Dubai hosts ‘Moving Museum’ in its backyard

The Middle East is emerging as the next favorite destination to hold exquisite art shows from around the world.



Tabuk Fortress Museum opened for visitors

An ancient fortress in Tabuk has been restored and is all set to welcome visitors.



Al–Bir kids fly through space and stars

The universe and outer space have always been a source of fascination to people, as the mystery of the unknown has captivated the imagination of generations. 



Saudi film in Gulf fest

Wadjda, the first film shot in Saudi Arabia by a Saudi female filmmaker, Haifa Al-Mansour, will be featured in the Gulf Film Festival (GFF) competition that will take place in Dubai Festival City f



Saudi film ‘Wadjda’ to be screened in Doha

The Saudi award-winning film, ‘Wadjda,’ directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour, will be screened at Doha Film Institute’s (DFI) year round series, Hekayat Khale



Taif forum casts spotlight on Saudi art and culture

Wij Cultural and Art Forum opened its fifth session at the Hall of Fahd Rada Al-Harthy in the Association for Culture and Arts in Taif on Saturday.



Omar Souleyman sings for his troubled Syria at SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas: Syria’s Omar Souleyman arrived literally at the 11th hour at South by Southwest (SXSW) for a benefit concert in the wee hours yesterday for victims of the co

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