Theater & Dance

Palestine, Cross-border

Miss Playing Pretend? Come LARP with Bait Byout!

Remember when you were a kid and played pretend with the neighborhood kids? Maybe you were superwoman, a ghoul, or…
Syria, Cross-border

Landscapes of Hope: Opening the Stage for Syrian Art in Germany

Realizing its importance, many parts of the world often celebrate art.  A few days ago in Berlin, an event was held…
UAE

Dubai Opera Opens to Boost the City’s Cultural Life

For the past decade Dubai has been building itself up to become a radiant center for travel and tourism. Grand…
Lebanon

The Circus that brings more than smiles to refugees in Lebanon

When you think of a circus, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Lions jumping through flaming hoops? Costumed…
Egypt

In Memory of Egyptian King of Comedy Sayed Zayan

Many fans of Arabic films would recognize the face of this well-respected artist. He is Sayed Zayan, often referred to as…
Tunisia

Chouftouhonna: The 1st International Feminist Art Festival of Tunis is back

In Tunis, feminism and femininity are a pretty big deal. It’s as big as art! Perhaps this is why Tunis’…
Lebanon

Clown Me In: Unlock Your Inner Clown

Every adult has a goofy side, one that is preferably kept under a leash in public. Some people are too…
Palestine, UAE

Never been to Palestine? Travel Cinematically to Palestine this Year with Reel Palestine

Love films? How about Palestine? Then get on board with Reel Palestine and see Palestine this year like you’ve never…
Egypt

Religion and Comedy? Karim Metwaly Mixes Both

Born to Egyptian parents in Manhattan, New York, Karim discovered his love for acting at the age of 7. From…
Egypt

Promoting diversity through street festivals in Egypt

Egypt is a very diverse country, not only in terms of its nature, ranging from the Nile Delta to the…
Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, UAE, Cross-border

4 Fun Events Happening in the Middle East This August

There is so much going on in the Middle East this summer. We list four creative events happening around the…
Palestine

Camps Breakerz: Dancing Their Way to Freedom on Tour

Last year, we wrote about the breakdancing group called Camps Breakerz, located in the Nusairat refugee camp in the Gaza…
Jordan

Let’s Talk: Building a Thriving Creative Economy in the Middle East

At Endeavor Jordan’s Catalyzing Conservations, an event that discussed topics ranging from headhunting talents for your company to creating environments…
UAE

Emirati Figure Skater Aims for 2018 Winter Olympics

The Emirati figure skater Zahra Lari has her eyes set on the 2018 Winter Olympic games. She aims to be…
UAE

Dana Dajani on Why the Emirates is Her Choice!

Having received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre from Columbia College Chicago, Dana Dajani, the Palestine actor setup…
Egypt

Egypt, Represented By a Ground-Breaking Artist At Paris’ Louvre Museum

A ground-breaking DJ deeply inhabited by science fiction, Jeff Mills combines different forms of art, from music, to cinematography and…
Morocco

She Danced With Beyoncé and Modelled for Nike. Meet Moroccan Sensation Hajiba Fahmy

Hajiba Fahmy is one in a million. Born in Valence, France and from Moroccan descent, she began dancing at the age…
Jordan, Palestine

This May Just Be the Most Meaningful Shakespeare Remake Ever: Syrian Romeo and Juliet, Separated By War

We’ve said it once and again: The best ‘Hamlet’ ever is at the Shakespeare Tent in Zaatari. Produced by Syrian…
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