Written by Megan Detrie Via The National It’s hard to imagine this bespectacled, shy youth from rural Egypt as the fiery hip-hop artist Mc Dahab, whose complicated prose tackles military trials for civilians as adeptly as religious observance. That is, until he begins to rap. Mahmoud Abueldahab’s mastery of wordplay and brand of socially conservative … Read more
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Some of you may be pondering the absence of iLL Communications at Trilogy Club Dubai? Fear not our comrades in dance, our buddies at the bar and late night confidantes, we have not gone! Simply put; we are on ‘hold’ until official details of our new home can be released. Continuing our long running relationship … Read more
From tonight Make business hub kicks off its documentary film season with a showing of ‘PressPausePlay’. The digital revolution documentary dives head first into last decade of the World Wide Web’s mass effect and discusses it’s unlimited creative opportunities. Does democratized culture mean better art, film, music and literature or is true talent instead flooded … Read more
Edinburgh festival: 10 best events with Middle East connections National Youth Orchestra of Iraq classical concert Set up only four years ago by the 17-year-old Zuhal Sultan in Baghdad, this astonishing, burgeoning orchestra recruited members through social networking sites. On their first-ever appearance in the UK, they showcase the rising talents of the Iraqi star … Read more