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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Review: Mary Poppins – Turning Pointe Youth Ballet School

Review: Mary Poppins – Turning Pointe Youth Ballet School

When I was growing up, I spent any spare time that I had at dance classes. I did ballet, tap, stage, modern, jazz, rock n roll … I even had a run of line dancing lessons. My Mum would jokingly (I think) complain of the hours she had to spend...

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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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Ballet French Style | Ballet Grand Gala Review

Ballet French Style | Ballet Grand Gala Review

The Ballet Grand Gala returned for its fourth year in the UAE bringing an exclusive selection of classical and contemporary works performed by dancers of the Paris Opera National Ballet. Dorothee Gilbert was the named star of this production, and she was accompanied by some of the ‘most promising talents...

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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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What’s Caught Our Eye this Christmas? | This Week: December 19 – 25

What’s Caught Our Eye this Christmas? | This Week: December 19 – 25

With mics out of commission, the crew missing, Abdullah away, and Phil sick, Lamya & Emma take control. The team’s picks for the week ahead: Emma: Peter Pan at DUCTAC & Bolshoi Ballet’s The Nutcracker at NOVO Cinemas Lamya: The Gift of Giving at The Courtyard Playhouse Phil: “Save your money and buy...

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