The global “Sesame Street” family is getting three new Muppet members: Basma, Jad and Ma’zooza. The characters are creative and adventurous, speak Arabic and are set to tackle yet another difficult subject: the trauma facing refugee children in the Middle East. They will lead a new Arabic-language, locally produced... Read more
Al-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 17 If a K-pop band’s recent concert in Riyadh had been held in any other city, there would have been no fuss. At best, the local media would have covered it in the Arts section. Perhaps there would have been a short interview with one... Read more
The famed Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum plans to open in Dubai’s Global Village when the site opens to the public on October 29. For Ripley Entertainment – which also owns Guinness World Records Attractions – the site will be the first in the MENA region. The museum... Read more
A strongman pulling a nine-tonne school bus with his body wowed students in Dubai on Wednesday, with many left feeling they had just met Superman. Larry ‘Wheels’ Williams pulled and pushed the bus, loaded with 31 pupils, in the school parking lot in front of a massive crowd of... Read more
Dubai is set to get its very own version of one of the world’s most recognizable board games, Monopoly. A life-size Mr. Monopoly mascot landed in the city this week and will make his way around Dubai’s hotspots before the new board is unveiled on Nov. 4 and the... Read more
The 31-year-old singer/songwriter and her husband Simon Konecki have filed for divorce after splitting up earlier this year and Adele is ready to move on by releasing a new song about their split. A source told The Sun’s Bizarre column: “The song is upbeat and is all about Adele’s... Read more
Last night, Lebanese dance group “Mayas” participated in Britain’s Got Talent 2019 The Champions as the title holder of the Arabs Got Talent 2019. Mayyas, made up of 31 young Lebanese women, presented an exceptional performance to oriental music that impressed the judging panel, who praised the Middle Eastern ladies... Read more
Daniel Johnston, whose guileless, homemade recordings inspired dozens of musicians from Kurt Cobain to Lana Del Rey, has died at the age of 58. The songwriter and artist “passed away of natural causes” at his home in Texas, said his family in a statement. He was mourned online by... Read more
The Red Hot Chili Peppers will be performing for the first time in the UAE September 4 at The Arena, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The concert is part of a series of cultural events during Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, which culminates with the Ultimate Fighting Championship 242 on... Read more
Second phase of opening has now been completed with 18-screens including Reel Cinemas’ flagship experiences The cinema will offer Hollywood blockbusters as well as Arabic, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Tagalog titles. By Staff writer Thu 29 Aug 2019 03:49 PM Reel Cinemas, the cinema experience by Emaar Entertainment,... Read more