A Creative Endeavour

Ramy Alawssy is a creative entrepreneur and founder of ING – the leading creative platform in Dubai. Hosting Talks, Workshops, and Portfolio Reviews, -ING has grown from a few close friends to a few thousand…

Artistic Expressions

Art is the Language of Love, which brings together various cultures and communities. Tashkeel is an independent contemporary art organisation based in Dubai committed to facilitating exactly such creative experimentation and cross-cultural dialogue. Established in 2008…

The Theatre Man

Dubai’s new-found love for art and everything creative is slowly getting its due days in the sun. But one could trace back the history of the city’s nouveau cultural renaissance to the establishment of its…

The Illustrious Magician

As a gifted youngster, Kristoffer Kang found his calling in illustration. Since college, for almost six years, he dabbled in the world till he found his taste of dream like mash-ups. “In terms of themes, I…

The Prince Charming of Comedy

Hidden away under the pretext of free nights in small bars around town, the Dubai comedy circle is warmly accessible to audience and performers alike, especially for a charming newbie like Luke Hacker. “I have…

The Comic Prodigy

It was a seemingly ordinary February evening, when a bunch of office goers huddled on the narrow, red carpeted steps of Courtyard Playhouse. Dubai’s very own community theater hidden in the arty lanes of upcoming Al…

The Vagabond by the River

I remember the first time I went for Danabelle’s reading… It was at Punch, an intimate poetry reading session at Book Munch, organised by fellow poet Zeina Hashem Beck. It was a typical January evening…