Art & Culture



Kholoud Attar: Designed to lead

Kholoud Attar, founder and creative director of Design, the first magazine focusing on design in Saudi Arabia, has barely three decades in this world, and far less in the design world, yet has the



Bab Al-Kaaba steals limelight at heritage show in Washington

Saudi heritage exhibition titled “Saudi Archaeological Masterpieces through the Ages,” at the Smithsonian in Washington DC, is attracting a large number of visitors from different count



Shobra Palace set for spring visitors

The Shobra Palace Museum in Taif will receive visitors during the spring vacation in the morning (9 a.m. to 12 noon) and evening hours (5 p.m.



Slovakia’s steel hub Kosice dusts off its creative side

Known mainly for its steelworks, the gritty industrial hub of Kosice in east Slovakia is hard at work reforging itself as a center of creativity and the arts as it enters 2013 with the tag “E



’Olden Days’ in Saudi Arabia

I remember when I started getting used to seeing women covered from head to toe. At first, it seemed rather strange.



‘The Brothers Karamazov’ by Fedor Dostoevsky.

Thinking about literary masterpieces, one of the first titles that comes to mind is “The Brothers Karamazov,” by Russian writer Fedor Dostoevsky.



‘Leonardo da Vinci’

If, talking about Italian literature, one cannot avoid mentioning Dante Alighieri, once we speak about Italian art the first name that comes to one’s lips is Leonardo da Vinci.



Art on the go ... at Paris airport

Fancy a slice of art in between flights?



Brad Meltzer’s new thriller gets Oval Office insight

When researching his forthcoming novel about a serial killer plotting to assassinate the US president, New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer went straight to t



Adwa Al-Dakheel: A new kind of Saudi woman

“I am a competitive person that is driven by overachievement,” says 20-year-old Adwa Al-Dakheel, an undergraduate studying business management, entrepreneurs

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