The Biggest Day in UAE Performing Arts is … Tuesday?

The Biggest Day in UAE Performing Arts is … Tuesday?

How did this happen? There is a Tuesday – a Tuesday of all days – packed with shows in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Not major concerts either: performance arts – professional and amateur, touring and local, small and large. It seems that the UAE has finally hit maturity in its arts scene. Ok…...

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Literally Rundown | What’s Coming Up This Week: March 6 – 12

Literally Rundown | What’s Coming Up This Week: March 6 – 12

This week Phil gets litterally run into the ground during the 59-second rundown. And Lamya & Emma have an Oscars blunder with the Critic Pick of the Week.    

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What’s Coming Up This Week Around the UAE? Feb 27- Mar 5

What’s Coming Up This Week Around the UAE? Feb 27- Mar 5

Best on a Budget: Improv nights Mon – Wed at the Courtyard Playhouse in Dubai Best Afternoon Out: ChoirFest Best Night Out with Friends: Improv Nights at Courtyard Playhouse Best Family Event: Fame or ChoirFest Critic Pick: Trance Forms in Abu Dhabi and Madam Butterfly in Dubai Personal Picks: Phil:...

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A Big+Salty Episode | This Week: Jan 30 – Feb 5, 2017

A Big+Salty Episode | This Week: Jan 30 – Feb 5, 2017

This is a Short+Sweet inspired episode. To tell you what’s coming up this week in the performing arts around the UAE, our 59-second rundown features the oddest “Big+Salty” and “Long+Sour” challenge. And we’ve tried to give you a better idea of what to expect at each event with some clear...

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This Week: January 23 – 29, 2017

This Week: January 23 – 29, 2017

In this week’s episode, Lamya asks Phil to name as many cats as possible in 59 seconds or less. And Emma, standing in for the rest of the hosts, gives you what to expect for the week ahead.

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Behind the Scenes Disaster | This Week: Jan 16 – 22, 2017

Behind the Scenes Disaster | This Week: Jan 16 – 22, 2017

What was going to be a behind-the-scenes video ended up being our actual video when one thing after another just went off the rails. Originally, Phil was hoping to get Lamya’s and Emma’s reactions to his horrific ideas as part of a script… but it his plans were not meant...

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Cats Lip Sync Wars | This Week: January 2 – 8, 2017

Cats Lip Sync Wars | This Week: January 2 – 8, 2017

The team is getting ready for Cats the Musical to come to the Dubai Opera in a few weeks… in a rather odd manner. This week’s got a Lip Sync War going on, so combine both? Why not. You’re very likely to catch some of the team there. Phil and...

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Abdullah Hates Poetry From Professors | This Week: December 12 – 18

Abdullah Hates Poetry From Professors | This Week: December 12 – 18

Abdullah dropped in to see Hekayah at NYU Abu Dhabi and the Maestro Improv comedy event at Courtyard Playhouse. Lamya was off to see Burke & Hare at The Junction. Emma caught Absurd Person Singular… all while Phil was out of the country. The team’s picks for the week ahead:...

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Absurd Person Singular | Emma’s Latest Review

Absurd Person Singular | Emma’s Latest Review

Thursday nights adventure found the Camel Stub team at the Courtyard Playhouse for Dubai Drama Group’s production of Absurd Person Singular. All of us are a fan of Alan Ayckbourn’s work so we were particularly excited to see this production.

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