Architecture

Finding 50 to follow

magpie magazine is putting together its annual list of the 50 most exciting, innovative and stimulating people in the UAE who are active in design, performance and the arts. In January we’ll be publishing our […]

Art

Online art: film poster auction

Artscoops, the fairly new Beirut-based online gallery specialising in MENA art, ran a live auction earlier this year featuring Arabic film posters. Now a second round is under way, with bids closing on 14 December. […]

Film

Gulf film gets a voice

The third GCC Film Festival is coming to the UAE, with screenings at Novo Cinemas in Abu Dhabi Mall between 16 and 20 October. The event – first held in Doha in 2012, with the […]

Film

For the love of cinema: inside Cinema Akil

Cinema Akil is “an Independent cinema platform dedicated to showcasing the best of arthouse, independent, alternative and classic films”, says co-founder Butheina Kazim. So no pressure then. In fact Cinema Akil is delivering the goods, […]