Rebecca McLaughlin-Duane | May 23, 2013
“You’re fired!” That’s what Lord Alan Sugar has so far snapped at four contestants taking part in the latest series of the UK’s version of The Apprentice. Now in ninth season, over the course of 12 tasks, 16 ambitious entrepreneurs are being whittled down to just one. The victor stands to win a business partnership with multi-millionaire Sugar and get their hands on a Dh1,383,766 investment fund. In the latest episode, the twelve hopefuls that remain have been getting all fired-up in Dubai! Scheduled to be broadcast on Tuesday 28th May at 9pm on BBC One, check out a [...]
Maey El Shoush | May 2, 2013
Krista Degaetano, Founder of Contemporary Dance Dubai. Photo: Joanna Wojnowski
The first professional and student showcase by Contemporary Dance Dubai, to be held 3 May at Ducac Mall of the Emirates has sold out. We talk to its founder Krista Degaetano, about the show and how contemporary dance is now hugely in demand.
Maey El Shoush | May 1, 2013
To celebrate the Bicentenary of Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi, the Italian Embassy to the UAE, in collaboration with Emirates Palace is presenting ‘La Traviata’ on Friday. We speak to Dubai-based Italian opera singer Monica De Rosa McKay (Soprano) and Muscat-based Giuseppe Deligia (Baritone) about the romantic and timeless tragedy.
Maey El Shoush | April 16, 2013
Dubai International Film Festival chairman Abdulhamid Juma, and the director general of Watani, H.E. Dherar Belhoul about a new initiative announced for Emirati filmmakers called 'Filmi'
A new initiative aimed at funding and supporting Emirati feature films and documentaries was announced today during the Gulf Film Festival. Filmi, is in partnership between the Dubai International Film Festival, the Gulf Film Festival and Watani.
Maey El Shoush | April 13, 2013
A still from the short film Guilt by Abdulrahman Al Madani
Catch some of the Gulf Student’s Shorts during the 6th annual Gulf Film Festival, featuring a few familiar names from the UAE.
Maey El Shoush | April 10, 2013
The UAE-based cast of 'Kill Shakespeare' are pictured with creators Anthony Del Col and Conor Mcreery (top row). Courtesy: Backstage Productions
Following a hit performance during Middle East Film and Comic Con 2013, Dubai-based Backstage Productions is bringing IDW Publishings ‘Kill Shakespeare’ to The Fridge in Al Serkal Avenue this weekend.