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Remembering Sabeen Mahmud right way: artistically, courageously & freely

June 20 is the day many artists, and those aggrieved yet silenced, are grateful for as it marks the birthday of Sabeen Mahmud: harbinger...

Ukrainian arts enjoy surprise revival in conflict-riven east

DONETSK: In a grungy cellar bar, a young crowd sings along to a melancholy ballad in Ukrainian. Nothing unusual here -- except that the concert...

Saudi Arabia to issue visas for sports, culture events

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will begin issuing visas to visitors to attend sporting and cultural events from December, officials said Tuesday, a first for the...

Differently-abled students showcase their creativity

KARACHI:Students from Deaf Reach School within the age bracket of 13-17 celebrated “World Peace Day” at Lincoln Corner, Pakistan American Culture Centre Karachi.

What is the 'Macbeth' Curse in Arts ????

If you’ve ever had a career in the arts, or know someone who has, you are likely aware that saying the word “Macbeth” inside a theatre is strictly taboo unless one is rehearsing or in the midst of performing Shakespeare’s dark tragedy.

Winnie-the-Pooh illustration sells for record price

LONDON: The original drawing of an iconic literary illustration depicting Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends playing "poohsticks" sold at auction in London on Tuesday for a record-breaking £314,500 ($490,470 or 399,170 euros).

The Master is accessible: Shakespeare plays go digital

LONDON: To download or not to download, perchance to stream... that is the question a new digital project hopes to solve by making performances of Shakespeare's plays available to a global audience on demand for the first time.

Abu Dhabi unveils artworks acquired for its Guggenheim

ABU DHABI: The Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi offered a peek Sunday of several artworks which will be displayed at its Guggenheim museum, set to open in 2017.