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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Tom Jones completes Dubai Jazz Festival line-up

The third and final act for the 15th Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival has been announced, and it's music legend Sir Tom Jones. The well-loved...

Irish icons to play Dubai and Abu Dhabi

One of Ireland’s most popular bands will perform in Dubai and Abu Dhabi this weekend. Bell X1 will play at The Baggot, McGettigan’s JLT, tonight,...

Healthy trends to adopt in the new year

As we say goodbye to 2016, we also farewell some health buzzwords. Clean eating was a huge term for 2016, as was juicing, paleo...

See Jurassic Park and Raiders of the Lost Ark at Dubai Opera

See the classic movies Jurassic Park and Raiders of the Lost Ark like you’ve never seen them before – accompanied with a live symphony orchestra...

Scale and symmetry in the Middle East

The architectural aesthetics of the Arab world are the focus of a new exhibition at The Galleria, Al Maryah Island. Award-winning photographer Mark Luscombe-Whyte...

Verdict: Tummy tuck fire therapy at RE Salons and Spas

RE Salons and Spas has a unique tummy tuck treatment that involves actual fire. I visited to try out the spa’s bespoke therapy. The Concept The tummy...

Talking like a teen

Teen talk is so bad, it’s sick. A rough translation, that means it’s great, if you’re a teenager. If you’re a parent, on the...

Lionel Richie talks social media and being a cool grandpa ahead of F1 gig

The legendary Lionel Richie has had an impressive career, first as part of funk band Commodores in the 70s and then as a Grammy-winning...

How Nick Vujicic is breaking down bullying in schools

Nick Vujicic was born with phocomelia – a rare medical condition that left him without arms or legs. But rather than feeling sorry for...

Reconnect and heal yourself with a modern-day shaman

The word shaman conjures up images of a mystical medicine man at the heart of the jungle. But Bart Smyth is a modern- day...

Hip-hop legend Bobbito Garcia drops the mic at Sole DXB

Sole DXB goes out of the box again this weekend to celebrate the sneaker and street culture. The urban lifestyle fair is at D3,...

How to be a tech-savvy assistant

The role of an assistant today isn’t limited to just picking up the phone or making coffee. Administrative professionals and the skills they bring to...

Relive the James Bond legacy in new Dubai exhibit

Bond, James Bond, lived a dangerous and lavish lifestyle. See how designers and filmmakers turned that into reality at the Designing 007: Fifty Years...

Dubai-based teen chef’s positive outlook on diabetes

Diabetes is a disease to be feared. But one young go-getting Dubai expat is doing all she can to help the next generation in...

Don’t sideline sport if you want your child to succeed

When we consider the benefits of being active, we usually think in terms of physical wellbeing - cardiovascular fitness, avoiding obesity, improving our flexibility,...

The rising stars of Arab film

The local filmmaking industry has been experiencing new vitality in recent years with the emergence of film festivals and talent-training programmes. Image Nation Abu...

Treat your tresses with the celebrity hairdressers

With a client list ranging from actresses Jessica Alba, Zendaya and Keira Knightley to models Gigi Hadid and Amber Valletta, it’s safe to say...

Raising multilingual children in the UAE

In the UAE, where people from all over the world and all walks of life come together, proper communication is crucial. Experts say raising...

Mr Stink brings scratch and sniff theatre to UAE

A new theatre production is going to create a real stink, but the children should love it. Mr Stink Live on Stage is coming...

Inside Barsha Heights’ newest hotel

A new four-star hotel has opened up in Tecom, okay Barsha Heights, this week. The Somewhere Hotel chain hosts 306 rooms, a speakeasy style bar...




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