Arts and Culture

Hollywood's equality push fails to boost female film directors: study

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 - 09:36 GMT

Only 8 percent of Hollywood’s top films in 2018 were directed by women, down from 11 percent the prior year, despite high-profile efforts to improve gender equality.

Untangling braids: Tackling social ills

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 01:46 GMT

Untangling braids, is a show that is definitely for the young and the old

Artists Undercover – How Artists worked as Spies

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 12:43 GMT

Most people consider movies to be entertainment for the most part, but what if this perception was used by the government to their advantage?

Alwanat hosted their first ballet recital in Minya

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 08:40 GMT

The first ballet school in Minya governorate, Alwanat Ballet School, showcased their first ever ballet recital on August 30 .

Amigos band to perform concert at Magnolia

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 02:06 GMT

Amigos band will perform a concert at Magnolia on September 4 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Egyptian photographer receives art residency in Paris

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 - 09:59 GMT

Egyptian Photographer Nourhan Maayouf will be awarded an Art residency in Paris, Cite Internationale des Arts, and also give a talk today in Cairo, Heliopolis.

New book series examines modern Arab designs

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 04:44 GMT

Two new book series examine the work of influential Arab designers such as Dia alAzzawi and Abdulkader Arnaout.

Late Zaha Hadid's project comes to life in UAE

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 04:37 GMT

A project by renowned female architect Zaha Hadid, who passed away last year, will be coming into fruition the UAE, with construction slated to be done by 2018.

340 pieces of African Art gifted to American Museum

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 04:33 GMT

340 pieces of African Art have been gifted to the Williams College Museum of Art.

Hungarian dancer unleashes new flavor to Egypt's dance culture

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 12:43 GMT

A Hungarian contemporary dancer contributes new colors to Egyptian dance culture.

First Ballet show in Upper Egypt

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 11:26 GMT

Alwanat Ballet School organises its first ballet show in Upper Egypt in Minya.

Virtual exhibition of Van Gogh's sunflowers on Facebook

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 10:25 GMT

Five of Van Gogh's iconic sunflower paintings will come together in a new digital exhibition on Facebook.

Ottoman clothing exhibition in Manial Palace

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 10:17 GMT

Walaa Eldin Badawy the manager of Manial Palace and museum announced that the museum is currently preparing for exhibition on the Ottoman clothing.

Archaeologists dig up Zanzibar's Arab history

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 09:01 GMT

A group of Archaeologists have dug into Zanzibar's Arab past, learning more about a lost Arabian empire.

Harry Potter's childhood house goes on sale

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 08:00 GMT

The house used in the Harry Potter movie for the character's childhood home is now on the market.

Saudi Singer gets arrested for Dabbing

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 07:00 GMT

A Saudi Arabian singer has been arrested for performing the popular 'Dabbing' dance move.

'Baynetna' culture center in Berlin brings Arab & Germans together

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 06:00 GMT

A new Arab Culture Center in German's capital city of Berlin is helping to introduce locals to the Arab world.

Amr Diab’s Marassi concert ticket goes for LE 500

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 - 03:52 GMT

Tickets for Amr Diab's Marassi Resort concert on August 25 will be around LE 500.

"The Story of Diana": New documentary on Princess Diana airs

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 - 03:35 GMT

A two-part documentary on the late Princess Diana is set to air through August 9 to August 10, covering the life of the late Princess through her interviews.

Afghan's 'Little Picasso' helps sick child

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 - 12:50 GMT

10-year-old gifted Afghan refugee artist held an exhibition to raise money for an illSerbian boy.

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