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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Hey dragon boat racers, ‘sup?
Aug25

Hey dragon boat racers, ‘sup?

Second Oman Dragon Boat Festival at Millennium Resort Mussanah includes stand-up paddle board sprint race After a successful first Oman International Dragon Boat Festival held at Millennium Resort Mussanah in May 2015, organisers Golden Dragon Dynasty will be organizing the second such event from September18 – 19 2015 The second Oman Dragon Boat Festival includes dragon boat racing, the first stand up paddle (SUP) sprint race, a tug...

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This PowerPoint will leave you speechless
Apr26

This PowerPoint will leave you speechless

There are 350 PowerPoint presentations given every second around the world. But none quite like this. Speechless shows off Dubai’s silly side by letting presenters live out their worst nightmare: giving a presentation with absolutely no preparation. Speechless puts entertainers, entrepreneurs, and audience members on the spot with nothing more than a stage, a microphone and a PowerPoint deck full of surprising images that they’ve...

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See Dubai as you never have before!
Apr07

See Dubai as you never have before!

Sometimes, a film needs no introduction. Click the HD button, flick to full screen, and watch this for five minutes. You won’t regret it. In this film, Dubai Flow Motion, you’ll virtually fly into Dubai, first seeing the city from the cockpit of an Emirates A380, and then be sharply thrown through the layers of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, revealing the human activity bustling within, and across Dubai...

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