Art exhibition ‘Tales of Nostalgia’ debuts in Riyadh

  • RIYADH: The Misk Art Institute launched a new exhibition in Riyadh titled “Tales of Nostalgia” on Monday. The exhibition showcases the works of 12 Saudi and international artists who reflect upon notions of time and memory, and nostalgia, exploring alternate narratives through emergent techno...
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UK expedition tracing steps of Philby hopes to inspire next generation to explore Saudi Arabia’s beauty

  • LONDON: A small team of UK explorers have launched an expedition to retrace the 1,300-kilometer 1917 journey of British explorer and scholar, Harry St. John Philby, across Saudi Arabia, in the hope of impacting future generations. The Heart of Arabia expedition, named after Philby’s book abou...
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Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai questions lack of Muslim representation in Hollywood

  • DUBAI: Pakistani activist and Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai addressed the lack of Muslim representation in Hollywood films during Variety’s recent Power of Women event in the US. Yousafzai, who was honored at the event, said: “I’ve been doing activism for more than a decade now, and I’v...
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Adel Emam: The biggest star in Arab cinema

  • DUBAI: There are not many lives as full as Adel Emam’s. Put it this way: The Dubai International Film Festival has given him a Lifetime Achievement Award twice. A legend of stage and screen — both big and small — Emam is the crown prince of Egyptian pop-culture, a comic and dramatic actor who h...
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Naila Art Gallery’s 'Saudi Crafts' exhibition reflects a changing nation

  • RIYADH: In honor of the 92nd Saudi National Day, Naila Art Gallery has put together the exhibition “Saudi Crafts,” bringing 30 studios, artists and artisanal brands to showcase their creative ventures from Sept. 20-30. Among prominent names in the Saudi art scene, such as Abdullah Hammas and ...
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NEOM’s media hub on a mission to nurture Saudi talent

  • CANNES: The NEOM media hub is set to become a hotbed for the Kingdom’s creative talent as well as a major contributor to the nation’s economy, according to one its senior executives. “For all of the great infrastructure we will have and for all of the great companies we will attract, fundamen...
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Princess of Wales Kate Middleton wears Bahraini pearl earrings to Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

  • DUBAI: Princess of Wales Kate Middleton wore the Bahrain Pearl Drop earrings and the Four Row Japanese Pearl Choker to Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral on Monday. Wearing traditional all-black attire, she paid tribute to the queen by opting for pearls that belonged to her late grandmother-in-law....
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Hall 4 play showcases acting talents of youth on the autism spectrum in Saudi Arabia

  • RIYADH: Youth on the autism spectrum in Saudi Arabia are showcasing their talents through a range of initiatives including the Hall 4 play, which took place on Friday in Riyadh. The Charitable Society of Autism Families partnered with the Theater and Performing Arts Commission to host the Hal...
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Namibian cheetahs head for India, 70 years after local extinction

  • WINDHOEK, Namibia: Eight Namibian cheetahs were on Friday airlifted to India, part of an ambitious project to reintroduce the big cats after they were driven to extinction there decades ago, officials and vets said. The wild cheetahs were moved by road from a game park north of the Namibian ca...
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Misk Foundation and Fashion Commission sign agreement to boost Saudi fashion industry

  • RIYADH: The Misk Foundation’s Prince Mohammed bin Salman Nonprofit City in Riyadh and the Saudi Fashion Commission signed an agreement on Monday designed to empower the booming fashion industry in the Kingdom. The parties said the partnership will enhance cooperation between them to develop e...
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