Architecture

50 To Follow

Here it is: the 2019 edition of magpie’s 50 To Follow. Like most retrospective lists, it’s intended as a conversation piece. We fully expect you to disagree with our inclusions, and with the (admittedly pretty […]

Festival

Barzakh is back

The Arts Center at NYUAD continues to do a good job with its mini-Womad, the Barzakh Festival. There are only five bands and only two days, but whoever is doing the programming has booked some […]

Music

NSO Symphony Orchestra to close

The UAE is to lose its only semi-professional symphony-scale orchestra, The NSO Symphony Orchestra and Chorus are closing down, at least for public performances; the final bow will be on Friday 27 April at the […]