24 May

New Abu Dhabi-China joint film fund to co-finance Hollywood thriller

A new Hollywood thriller starring Denzel Washington and Colin Farrell will be co-financed by a recently established joint Abu Dhabi and China fund.

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24 May

Denys Johnson-Davies, renowned Arabic to English literary translator dies at 94

Denys Johnson-Davies, renowned British literary translator died Monday at the age of 94.

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19 May

Van Gogh lookalike's selfie offer draws 'crazy' response

Australian artist Matt Butterworth feared a long day when he dressed up as Vincent van Gogh, travelled to Melbourne's finest gallery, and posted a sig ...

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19 May

Budoor re-elected president of association

Sharjah: In recognition of her ongoing efforts to develop the publishing industry in the UAE, Emirati publishers have unanimously elected Shaikha Budo ...

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19 May

Basquiat painting breaks records at $110.5m in New York

A painting by the late artist Jean-Michel Basquiat has sold at auction in New York for $110.5m (£85.4m).

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18 May

Grumpy artworks given a smiley makeover with FaceApp

Have you ever walked around an art gallery and thought, "Why does everyone look so miserable?"

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18 May

Syrian refugee kids in Lebanon act, direct, 'escape'

"Three, two, one, action!" shouts Syrian refugee Mostafa Abdallah, 11, energetically directing his fellow child actors in a musical being filmed in a ...

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17 May

Seminar in Paris on the Role of Programs like “The Million’s Poet” and “The Prince of Poets” in the Revival of Arabic Poetry

The UNESCO will be hosting a seminar next Thursday under the title of “The Role of the Media in the Revival of Poetry”. The seminar is organized by th ...

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17 May

‘13 Reasons Why’ book pulled from schools, briefly

As a Colorado community mourns the loss of seven students who recently killed themselves, a school district official ordered librarians to temporarily ...

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17 May

Alberta museum unveils world's best-preserved armoured dinosaur

It has been compared to a dinosaur mummy, a lifelike sculpture and even a dragon from Game of Thrones.

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