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Top 5 things to do in the UAE this weekend

Events range from painting exhibitions to film festivals!

October 23, 2014 5:12
 
A Different Dubai: shopping fatigue could lead to innovation

A Different Dubai: shopping fatigue could lead to innovation

Now that the world is watching, what can Dubai do to stay in the spotlight? Precious de Leon mulls over the possibilities, looking at how Abu Dhabi is shaping up.

February 5, 2012 5:01
 
Raja Trad is Dubai Lynx Advertising Person for 2012

Raja Trad is Dubai Lynx Advertising Person for 2012

The Dubai International Advertising Festival (Dubai Lynx) has awarded Raja Trad, CEO of Leo Burnett Group MENA and member of the Leo Burnett Wordwide Global Leadership Council (GLC) as the Dubai Lynx Advertising Person of the year.

January 22, 2012 11:02
 
Top 10 must-watch movies of DIFF 2011

Top 10 must-watch movies of DIFF 2011

In no particular rank, we bring you ten movies you should see during the Dubai International Film Festival. From drama to documentary, here’s our DIFF ‘must-watch’ list.

December 10, 2011 5:28
 
In Pictures: Emirati Films to look out for this DIFF

In Pictures: Emirati Films to look out for this DIFF

We’ve picked some of the most promising films…at least from the outskirts for the 2011 Dubai International Film Festival.

December 5, 2011 3:43
 
The real reason organisers cut DSS and DSF schedules in half

The real reason organisers cut DSS and DSF schedules in half

Maybe there’s been a recognition that Dubai is in a shopping coma, but Precious de Leon thinks plans for shorter festival schedules are more about cost-efficiency and calling this one a spade.

May 8, 2011 5:38
 
The Six Degrees of Abdullah Khalifa Al Kaabi

The Six Degrees of Abdullah Khalifa Al Kaabi

Emirati film director Abdullah Khalifa al Kaabi may be having his film screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, but how can we connect him to a top celebrity chef and two controversial novelists?

March 20, 2011 3:53
 
Fat’s your lot

Fat’s your lot

A website for ‘beautiful people’ has kicked out more than 5,000 members after they over-indulged during the festive season.

January 5, 2010 5:45
 
Ten facts about Eid al-Adha

Ten facts about Eid al-Adha

For most of the week, the Muslim world will be celebrating Eid al-Adha. Here are ten facts you might not have known about the festival.

December 4, 2008 10:01
 
An unending night of fireworks

An unending night of fireworks

Dubai is starting a new ‘festival’ this Eid to keep the crowds coming. But is its event calendar getting clogged?

September 14, 2008 12:40