Picks of the Week: Feb 13 – 19, 2017

Picks of the Week: Feb 13 – 19, 2017

Oh man… we’re not doing well at getting videos or reviews out lately. Sorry guys. The vlogger/working life combo can be a bit tough, even with multiple people. So, we at least got out 59-Second Rundown out this week, so you know what’s coming up in the UAE performing arts...

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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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The Camel Stub Coverage of Short+Sweet 2017

The Camel Stub Coverage of Short+Sweet 2017

An Open Note to Short+Sweet Participants (and those wondering how we will cover it) The Short+Sweet season is upon us, and that frenetic activity of the UAE’s theatre scene is palpable. The concept is fantastic for its ability to bring professionals, amateurs, and even complete newbies on stage together. In...

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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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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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Initial Review: Howzat

Initial Review: Howzat

Go if you enjoy a simple, lighthearted comedy.There are many types of audiences, and the less critical audience will definitely enjoy this one.

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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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