Egypt Selects ‘Sheikh Jackson’ as Its Nominee for the Oscars’ Best Foreign-Language Film Category

Egypt Selects ‘Sheikh Jackson’ as Its Nominee for the Oscars’ Best Foreign-Language Film Category

  Culture vultures, it’s a beautiful morning to wake up to and feel proud that you’re Egyptian. Egypt has chosen director Amr Salama’s Sheikh Jackson as its nominee for the Oscars’ best foreign-language film.   The movie tells the story of a a bearded Islamic cleric, played by Ahmed El Fishawy, with a secret passion […]

Thriller LIVE: Bringing the Magical Music of Michael Jackson to Cairo

Thriller LIVE: Bringing the Magical Music of Michael Jackson to Cairo

For six glorious days in May all of Cairo will be able to enjoy the music of Michael Jackson in Thriller LIVE! Brought to us by Fun Factory Egypt, Thriller LIVE! is a spectacular concert celebrating the career of the King of Pop.   Created by award-winning director Gary Lloyd in 2006, the show toured […]

For the Record: Paul McCartney Releases Remix of MJ Duet “Say Say Say”

For the Record: Paul McCartney Releases Remix of MJ Duet “Say Say Say”

    Hooray for the end of Bloc Party‘s indefinite hiatus! The British indie band are back from their two-year absence with new single “The Love Within” and a more polished sound, but we haven’t yet decided if that’s a good thing. I kind of miss the big sounds and, you know, the yelling. Judge […]

The 10 Most Influential MJ Songs

The 10 Most Influential MJ Songs

When it comes to music, we all breathe Michael Jackson – it’s like it’s in our genes or something. He is the legendary “King of Pop” for God’s sake, who wouldn’t be obsessed? We grew up understanding life through his songs and lyrics. He was an absolute phenomenon with his peculiar character, his constant change […]