10 December 2023

Miriam Fares, Ahmed Saad, Ayed & Dj Aseel

Coca-Cola Arena City Walk, Dubai

A pretty cool lineup for the UAE graduation concert– "the ultimate afterparty", as the blurb puts it, and it's open to the public too.  with headliners Myriam Fares, Ahmed Saad, Ayed and DJ Aseel. Acclaimed artist, Myriam Fares, known as [ ... ]

From AED 95

Curating Art with Maria Firetti

CB2 Level 2, Mall of The Emirates, Dubai

The eponymous founder of Firetti Contemporary Gallery talks about understanding value and choosing art if you're a novice collector (always interesting to hear the views of a galerist on such subjects). The talk is at CB2, the high-end furniture and [ ... ]


Rooftop Rhythms: Season 12 Opening

Marketplace, NYUAD Campus Abu Dhabi

The Middle East’s longest-running (and best, and best-supported) poetry (and other performance) open mic event enters its twelfth season. You get culturally-diverse voices with a lineup that features up-and-coming spoken word artists, poets, and musicians presenting original material, typically on [ ... ]

Free, but pre-register

Soylent Green: dir Richard Fleischer (1973)

Museum of the Future Trade Centre 2, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai

The classic ecological dystopian thriller starring Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, and Edward G. Robinson; the story follows a murder investigation in a grim future of dying oceans and year-round humidity caused by the greenhouse effect, with the resulting pollution, depleted [ ... ]

General admission: AED149