Arts & Entertainment

The art world and its ever-growing scene is a hard one to keep up with. Our seasoned artists, canvas crawlers, and educated entertainers are on the prowl to make sure the music and art scenes are fully covered for your visual and listening pleasure.

‘A Wedding Dress Doesn’t Cover Rape’: Activists Campaign Against Lebanon’s Rape Law

‘A Wedding Dress Doesn’t Cover Rape’: Activists Campaign Against Lebanon’s Rape Law

Lebanon activists ramp up pressure on reviled rape law Lebanese activists ramp up their campaign to scrap a controversial law allowing rapists who marry their victims to go free, with a dramatic art installation of hanging wedding dresses along Beirut's sunny seaside Posted by AFP News Agency on Saturday, April 22, 2017   It is […]

Youssef Nabil: The Artist Breaking Orientalist Stereotypes and Arabic Taboos

Youssef Nabil: The Artist Breaking Orientalist Stereotypes and Arabic Taboos

When art is done containing footage or reference to the Middle East, there is a typical arsenal of imagery that pops up. From camels standing in the middle of the dessert to exotic belly dancers, to heavily gender- segregated spaces, the Middle East is more often than not portrayed as a region stuck in its […]

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary in the Most Special Way

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary in the Most Special Way

  As if you needed a reason to visit Abu Dhabi. Hajj: Memories of a Journey, an exhibition that tells the story and history of Makkah and the rituals of Haj, will open on September 19, at the grounds of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.   Organised by the mosque, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and […]

8 Underrated Artists in Egypt That You Need to Follow on Instagram

8 Underrated Artists in Egypt That You Need to Follow on Instagram

The beauty of art is that it’s subjective, and it comes in all types and forms. Lucky for us, Egypt has a huge number of artists in all field, especially when it comes to digital art.   We went on the hunt of finding some of Egypt’s most underrated talents that you should be following! […]

That Time Steve Aoki Was More Arab Than You

That Time Steve Aoki Was More Arab Than You

Bahrain’s Formula 1 took place last week and it had a killer lineup that not only car-racing fans will enjoy. It included none other than the Grammy-nominated electronic dance superstar Steve Aoki.   Bahrain Grand Prix is a Formula One Championship race in Bahrain that is sponsored by Gulf Air. It started in 2004 and is considered the first […]

Celebrities Just Sang Mohamed Mounir’s ‘3ali Sotak’ in Sign Language and It’s Beautiful

Celebrities Just Sang Mohamed Mounir’s ‘3ali Sotak’ in Sign Language and It’s Beautiful

  For the past few years, Egypt’s media has been flooding with campaigns to spread awareness about many chronic social and health conditions as breast cancer, autism, drug addiction, street children and many others. Today is just another lucky day when a new campaign is launched with a heartwarming message that sheds light on an issue that might […]

A Tribute to What Was Once a Great Metal Scene in Egypt

A Tribute to What Was Once a Great Metal Scene in Egypt

With everyone talking about the so-called Satanic Egyptian Facebook page “Underground” has reminded me of the fuss around the metal music scene in Egypt before the revolution. It’s hard to believe that the story of a troll Facebook page was exaggerated to the extent that the admins got arrested.   The same kind of stories were […]

Sama ElMasry Redefines the Word ‘Yalahwi’ in This Easter Video

Sama ElMasry Redefines the Word ‘Yalahwi’ in This Easter Video

  We haven’t been stunned by anything belly dancer, Sama ElMasry, does lately. Yes, even hosting a religious show next Ramadan. This woman has a ridiculous amount of confidence and everything she posts on social media is nothing but meaningless jokes.   Today is just another day where the Egyptian wanna-be seductress makes social media […]

Tony Khalife Goes on YouTube Rant About Ramez Galal’s Ramadan 2017 Prank Show

Tony Khalife Goes on YouTube Rant About Ramez Galal’s Ramadan 2017 Prank Show

  Ramadan is weeks away and no celebrity is safe from Ramez Galal’s pranks. The Egyptian actor has been notoriously known for his ridiculous and extreme pranks that leave celebs shivering and crying. Everyone hates him, the media annually tears him down, and somehow, his show tops the viewership ratings every year.   Every few […]

You Can Celebrate Nelson Mandela’s Life at Dubai Opera with This Beautiful Show

You Can Celebrate Nelson Mandela’s Life at Dubai Opera with This Beautiful Show

by Souad Sherif

  “Our march to freedom is irreversible. We must not allow fear to stand in our way,” says the South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist,  Nelson Mandela. His story is a rich canvas to behold; it has toured the globe, stopping off at Cardiff, Munich, London, Southampton, Dublin, Manchester and Birmingham, and now Cape […]

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