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Princess Hayfa unveils first solo show

My paintings depict the vivid world of my imagination, says Princess Hayfa bint Abdullah, daughter of late King Abdullah. Combining the depths of her imagination with her passion for art, a first solo exhibition under the theme “The Starting Point” was organized in Rochan Gallery to display Princess Hayfa’s wide array of art pieces she… Continue reading Princess Hayfa unveils first solo show

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‘Bilal’ to bring Muslim hero’s story to Cannes screen

Stories based on real characters may not be a recipe for box office success, but Ayman Jamal’s animated movie “Bilal” aims to bring forward the inspiring story of a real-life hero to young and adult audiences. It is the most prestigious CG-animated movie to come out of the Middle East that is both empowering and… Continue reading ‘Bilal’ to bring Muslim hero’s story to Cannes screen

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Interview: Photographer Sebastião Salgado

Spending most of his time clicking epic photographs of gold mines, oil fields, and genocide, Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado has won several awards for his compassionate black and white images. To showcase his most outstanding work, Hafez Gallery is hosting his solo exhibition that will run throughout the month of May. Born on Feb. 8,… Continue reading Interview: Photographer Sebastião Salgado

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Jeddah graffiti duo is new word on the street

Graffiti art has  long divided opinion but has, at the same time, been gaining recognition as a legitimate form. And two Jeddah-based artists are further changing people’s perceptions of this colorful street style. Sami Alamoudi, who goes by the street name “Muso,” and Firas Bawazir, aka “Frop”, have wowed the Saudi city with their colorful… Continue reading Jeddah graffiti duo is new word on the street

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Debyazah: A taste of elegance with a twist

Great food is an important aspect of any wedding. Caterers offer their best to people in terms of delicious food and optimum hospitality. However, the catering industry these days has been stormed by innovation. Catering is considered to be an art in today’s world and it is here that Debyazah, co-founded by two young Saudi… Continue reading Debyazah: A taste of elegance with a twist