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Saturday, January 21, 2017

UAE football miracle in the spotlight

Who doesn’t love an underdog story? One sporting documentary out this week in UAE cinemas is sure to thrill. The Lights of Rome centres on a huge...

Filipino music festival set for 2017

Enjoy original Pinoy music at the TagFest Filipino music festival on February 10, 2017. Taking place at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, highlights include full...
Enrique Iglesias to headline the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival

Enrique Iglesias to headline the Dubai Jazz Festival

Organisers of the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival have announced that award-winning singer and songwriter Enrique Iglesias will be the headline act for the...

Life in the Stranglers is never dull

With smash hits No More Heroes, Golden Brown and Always the Sun, the Stranglers were the biggest band to break out of the UK...

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...

Theatre comedy offers a fun crash course in Shakespeare 

Forget for a minute what you learned about Shakespeare back in school. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) will shed a new, hilarious light...
CATS Dubai Opera

CATS run at Dubai Opera is extended

Musical smash-hit CATS will be extending its run at Dubai Opera until the January 28, 2017. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking 2015 Olivier award nominated musical...

Wands at the ready for Fantastic Beasts

Author JK Rowling’s wonderful, wizarding world returns to the big screen in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. This spin-off story goes back a...

Hit musical Mary Poppins flies to Dubai Opera

The supercalifragilistic, international musical Mary Poppins is coming to Dubai from May 1 to 18 May. Adapted from the stories by PL Travers and the...

Meet the cast of Les Miserables

It’s one of the most performed stage shows on the planet – in 44 countries to 70 million people – and now Victor Hugo’s...

Meet Dubai’s Les Mis

This weekend sees Dubai’s first showing of Victor Hugo’s classic Les Miserables, at the Dubai Opera. For those who aren’t familiar with the story...

Video: Lights of Rome trailer


Pink Floyd sessionist bass player Guy Pratt comes to Dubai

From Pink Floyd to Madonna, Michael Jackson and The Smiths, session bass guitarist Guy Pratt has answered the call for all the big names for...

Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga lead the way at MTV EMAs

Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and TwentyOne Pilots lead the winners at this year's MTV European Music Awards (EMAs). The What Do You Mean hitmaker, the...

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...

A thriller movie set during the Iran war

Under The Shadow, a horror movie set during the Iran-Iraq war, is something altogether different for the UAE audience. Babak Anvari’s (inset) claustrophobic and chilling...

Cumberbatch on acting, fame and new Marvel movie

He has a legion of fans (some who call themselves Cumberbabes) thanks to his Oscar-nominated portrayal of code breaker Alan Turing in The Imitation...

Brian Wilson brings Pet Sounds show to Dubai

When it comes to pop legacy, they don’t come any bigger than Brian Wilson. The Beach Boys’ writer in chief came up with some...

Get yourself in the Halloween mood with these viewer favourites

Scare yourself silly, and get in the mood for Halloween with these viewer favourites, as recommended by Netflix. The Originals The Mikaelsons move to New Orleans...




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