Dubai Opera brings passion of Flamenco
Oct06

Dubai Opera brings passion of Flamenco

Spain’s most popular flamenco star, Sara Baras, is set to perform a brand new show, Voces, Suite Flamenca, at Dubai Opera next week. The stunning new downtown venue throws open its doors to this passionate performer on October 13 and 14, for a night that promises to capture all the emotion and drama of this art form. The evening is sponsored by Van Cleef & Arpels. Tickets are availalble here  starting from just...

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Jamie Raven brings magic touch to the capital for Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2016
Jul07

Jamie Raven brings magic touch to the capital for Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2016

‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and London’s West End Shaftesbury Theatre star looks to excite crowds on back-to-back nights at Emirates Palace British illusionist Jamie Raven is taking his dazzling talents to Abu Dhabi in what is set to be a scintillating performance of his self-titled “Jamie Raven – Master of Illusion” show at Emirates Palace on July 8 and 9, 2016. His back-to-back performances, made possible by FLASH...

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Get into music at Spirito
Feb24

Get into music at Spirito

Spirito Lounge and Kitchen is launching a musical night every Monday starting from February 29. The Media One hotel hotspot is going to amp up its energetic and vibrant atmosphere with the addition of a popular local band. You can enjoy the sounds of Mozaik, composed of a trio of musicians from Lebanon and Chile who combine their musical talents and passion to form an eclectic mix of Arabesque, Latin and Rumba Flamenca styles. When...

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No missing pieces in Jigsaw Repeat
Feb11

No missing pieces in Jigsaw Repeat

Craig Perry’s long-awaited first album, Jigsaw Repeat, is now available, and Middle East Living got a sneak preview. Perry is a Dubai-based musician on a mission, to make the best home-grown album ever. Lofty ambitions, maybe, but having listened to ‘Jigsaw Repeat’  I’d rather hear Perry’s interpretation of Bowie than Kanye West’s any day. The album is an unusual mix of mournful and uplifting tunes....

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Desert romance with the Belgrade String Quartet
Oct28

Desert romance with the Belgrade String Quartet

Classical music in the Liwa desert As part of the Abu Dhabi Classic season, for its second concert in Abu Dhabi, the Belgrade String Quartet / Quintet will be performing in a location that is both magical and highly unusual: the Oasis of Liwa at the Anantara Qasr Al Sarab hotel on Thursday. October 29. For this exceptional concert the Serbian Quartet has chosen a programme perfectly adapted to the spectacular setting: first, Carl...

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The longest ever Friends marathon at The Black Lion
Sep06

The longest ever Friends marathon at The Black Lion

  Turning 21 is an exciting milestone for everyone, including the classic television series Friends Skip your dinner date with Netflix and a bowl of amateurly seasoned popcorn, and celebrate in style at The Black Lion. This New York inspired gastropub is basically Central Perk with drinks more exciting than coffee. In what is probably the world’s longest TV marathon, The Black Lion will keep the Friends-theme going all...

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