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Tales on the Island: International Storytelling Festival (weekend four)

15 March - 16 March
Al Noor Island, Buhairah Corniche Road, Khalid Lagoon
Sharjah,
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An event unique in its kind in the UAE and the GCC, the region's only festival entirely dedicated to the oral tradition and the art of storytelling. The theme of this year's third edition is [...]

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Shirin Neshat and Fereydoun Ave: The Book of Kings

16 March
Total Arts at the Courtyard, Al Quoz
Dubai,United Arab Emirates
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Free

This exhibition in Total Art's continuing series of Visual Dialogues has two big names from Iranian contemporary art: photographer/videographer Shirin Neshat and the influential Fereydoun Ave, both responding in their own way to the 10th [...]

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Sikka Art Fair

16 March - 24 March
Al Fahidi Historical District Dubai, + Google Map
Free

Dubai Culture’s flagship event takes place from 16-24 March in Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, as usual. This 9th edition features "emerging regional talents" who were asked to work around the theme ‘An Open window to [...]

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2.30 pm

Igit

16 March @ 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm
Alliance Française Dubai Dubai,United Arab Emirates + Google Map
AED 120

French singer Igit (Antoine Barrau to his mum) is live on stage at Alliance Française Dubai for Francophonie Day (that's the celebration of the French language in 70 countries). He has a voice, a husky, [...]

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5.00 pm

Those Who Remain: dir Eliane Raheb (2016)

16 March @ 5.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Alliance Française Dubai Dubai,United Arab Emirates + Google Map
Free

Despite mounting tensions in Lebanon’s picturesque Akkar district, a 60-year-old Christian farmer struggles to hold on to the land he has worked for decades in an area where sectarianism has blotted out memories of a [...]

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Tim’s Vermeer: dir Teller (2013)

16 March @ 5.00 pm - 6.30 pm
Louvre Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island
Abu Dhabi,
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AED 60

Teller's documentary (that's Teller as in Penn & Teller, stage magician) follows the efforts of Texas-based inventor Tim Jenison to duplicate the painting techniques of Johannes Vermeer, in order to test his theory that Vermeer [...]

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6.00 pm

The House of Failure / Bait Al Qusur

16 March @ 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Tashkeel House 10, Al Fahidi Dubai,United Arab Emirates + Google Map
Free

Tashkeel's Sikka Art Fair exhibition examines the fundamental importance of experimentation and risk-taking in art and design practice. It turns the negative into a positive, allowing the viewer insight into the breadth and depth of [...]

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Nomadic Traces: Journeys of Arabian Scripts

16 March @ 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Warehouse421, Mina Zayed
Abu Dhabi,United Arab Emirates
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Free

Curated by Dr Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès and shown in collaboration with Khatt Foundation, Warehouse421’s exhibition of nine specially commissioned artworks seeks to explore the origins of six of the most influential alphabets in the Middle [...]

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Samira Abbassy: A Night Sea Journey | Imran Channa: Badshahnama

16 March @ 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
XVA Gallery, Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, Bur Dubai
Dubai,United Arab Emirates
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Free

Two artists who find ways to rewrite our histories and recontextualise our present. Samira Abbassy is showing works that began as an attempt to imagine the plight of the Syrian refugees at sea. "As they [...]

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Halim Al Karim: Exiles in Hidden Worlds

16 March @ 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
XVA Gallery, Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, Bur Dubai
Dubai,United Arab Emirates
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Free

Halim Al Karim's solo show features two series of work: Exiles in the Fifth Dimension and Survivors of Love. Says the artist: "During my exile in the Iraqi desert, my time was punctuated by the [...]

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8.00 pm

Stand Up For Inclusion

16 March @ 8.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi, + Google Map
Free, but pre-register

Abu Dhabi Festival in collaboration with Special Olympics Korea presents this 90-minute concert by the Special Olympics Korea Ensemble, joined for this performance by the Grammy Award-winning soprano Sumi Jo. The programme includes works by [...]

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