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Efie Gallery: Debut Exhibtion

The inaugural exhibition for a new gallery specialising in African art with a particular focus on West Africa. It's presented in a dedicated arts pavilion within the All Africa Festival taking place over three days in Burj Park, Downtown Dubai; [...]

An Archaeology of Sound

Alserkal Foundation Warehouse 50/51, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai

Now this three-weekend study group with the writer and curator Nida Ghouse looks like a fascinating option. Consisting of field trips, reading, screening, and listening-based discussions and conversations with collaborators, it explores sound as a social event and a marker [...]

AED 15

LAST CHANCE Nora Zeid: Cairo Illustrated – Stories from Heliopolis

Tashkeel Studio and Gallery Nad Al Sheba, Dubai

The debut solo exhibition by illustrator, designer and animator Nora Zeid explores how tourism, infrastructure and changes in the urban landscape have influenced the way Cairenes define and interact with its heritage. Visits by appointment only – call 04 336 [...]

Free, but preregister

Portrait Photography Workshop

Al Hamriyah Studios Sharjah

A free Sharjah Art Foundation workshop with Mahra Al Mehairi in the Vantage Point Sharjah 9 Learning Programme. Introduces the basics of camera settings and photo composition before experimenting with different types of portrait shots. All materials provided. Aimed at [...]

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TEDxAlQuoz

Warehouse Four Al Quoz, Dubai

The inaugural TEDxAlQuoz – intended to be the first of a regular series – has the theme ‘Humanity and Interdependence’ and commensurately bold ambitions: "TEDxAlQuoz aims to re-explore the meaning of interdependence within society and encourage a reflection on how [...]

AED 350

L’Homme de Rio / That Man from Rio: dir Philippe De Broca (1963)

Alliance Française Dubai Dubai

Screened as a tribute to the late great super-cool Jean-Paul Belmondo. He’s a French soldier on leave in Paris to visit his fiancée (Françoise Dorléac, herself pretty darn cool). Seems her late father's partner has just been kidnapped by a [...]

Non members AED 35

Abu Dhabi Festival Youth Orchestra: EYSO

Theatre at Mall of the Emirates Levekl 2, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai

A programme of Beethoven, Saint-Saëns and Bizet by the Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by EYSO's founder and leader Riad Kudsi and featuring the 16-year-old virtuoso violinist Guido Felipe Sant’Anna e Silva. Guido played his first solo concerts at age [...]

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