‘Next-generation’ theme park SeaWorld Abu Dhabi to open in 2023

  • DUBAI: SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, a next-generation marine-life theme park on Yas Island, is 90 per cent complete and will open in 2023, property developer Miral announced on Wednesday. The development includes the UAE’s first dedicated marine research, rescue, rehabilitation and return center. To b...
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Rise of Saudi women filmmakers shatters gender stereotyping

  • CHICAGO: Saudi and Arab women filmmakers are outpacing their counterparts in the US and Europe, leading voices in the industry and media said Wednesday. Documentary filmmaker Danya Alhamrani, co-founder of EggDancer Productions based in Jeddah, said that women are changing long-held stereotyp...
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Part-Palestinian supermodel Gigi Hadid steals the show as Self-Portrait ambassador at summer party

  • DUBAI: It was a night to remember as part-Palestinian supermodel Gigi Hadid, the newest Self-Portrait brand ambassador, played host at the British Vogue X Self-Portrait summer party. Held at Chiltern Firehouse in London, the supermodel showed up in a lime-green, figure-hugging dress from Self...
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Dubai suncare brand SunKiss launches two new SPF50 products

  • LONDON: Dubai-based suncare brand SunKiss has launched a new sunscreen collection with a high sun protection factor. “After months of research and testing … two new formulas, Defying Daily Face Protection SPF50+ and Invisible Sun Shield CocoLime SPF50, are ready to be added to your beauty ars...
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Review: Apple TV’s ‘Black Bird’ breathes new life into crime drama

  • LONDON: The true-crime TV space is a remarkably crowded one — it’s fair to say that most streaming services have half a dozen tentpole series at least — but Apple TV+ has managed to grab a little of the limelight with its latest six-part miniseries. “Black Bird” is based on the memoirs of Jam...
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6 die in crash of Vietnam-era helicopter in West Virginia

  • LOGAN, West Virginia: A Vietnam-era helicopter showcased in action movies crashed on a rural West Virginia road, killing all six people on board, during an annual reunion for helicopter enthusiasts. The Federal Aviation Administration said the Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter crashed along Route 1...
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Arab singer Dana Salah shines on New York’s Times Square billboard

  • DUBAI: If you’re looking to add something fresh to your playlist, Palestinian-Jordanian singer Dana Salah’s fusion of Arabic, Latin and Western music could be just the thing. Streaming service Spotify announced last month that pop-indie artist Salah, formerly known as King Deco, is the second...
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‘Goodfellas’ actor Ray Liotta dead

  • LOS ANGELES: Actor Ray Liotta, who starred in Martin Scorsese’s gangster classic “Goodfellas,” has died in the Dominican Republic, the country’s cinema authority said Thursday. He was 67. Liotta, whose blistering turn as real-life mobster Henry Hill in Scorsese’s crime masterpiece won universa...
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Saudi artist’s ‘The Teaching Tree’ symbolizes Kingdom’s great change

  • VENICE: A large 40-meter-long form that seems to writhe gently like a living being takes up the entirety of the pavilion of Saudi Arabia. The organically formed structure is covered in palm fronds painted in black and moves, ever so slightly, powered by pneumatics. Titled “The Teaching Tree” ...
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Keep skin hydrated this Ramadan with these moisturizers

  • DUBAI: Just because it’s Ramadan doesn’t mean your skin needs to fast too. In fact, a nourishing, hydrating moisturizer is more important than ever during the holy season as abstaining from water for hours during the day can lead the skin to lose moisture, resulting in a dry, dehydrated dermis....
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