Make Time

[split] After successful call-outs in Asia, and with limited edition models created by Eric Haze in New York, Maison Martin Margiela in London, :Takashi Murakami in Japan and SUBCREW in Hong Kong, G-Shock is now looking towards the Middle East for inspiration. Creatives from the UAE and wider region are invited to enter their sketches […]

The Quiet Emirate

Farah Al-Qasimi captures the subtle charm of Ras al Khaimah’s sleepy mountains and mangroves – a one hour drive from Dubai

RBMA Bass Camp Dubai

Continue reading [split] RBMA is a world-travelling series of music workshops and festivals: a platform for those pushing the boundaries of contemporary music. Since its establishment in 1998, the Academy has gathered two groups of 30 selected participants – producers, vocalists, DJs, instrumentalists and all-round musical mavericks from around the world – in a new […]

Rising Nostalgia

Continue reading                  [split] Since opening this year, Mama Tani has lured Dubai’s Emirati community (Al Shamsi says 95 percent of its customers are local Emiratis, a significant percentage in such an internationally infiltrated city) with its easy, breezy menu of khameer sandwiches, which are served with either […]

The Artistic Emirate

Continue reading [split] Sharjah appears to be taking a different route in urban development than its neighbours. Riding the wave of the Gulf’s current economic boom it has made its earliest constructions its centre piece and this endearment to its past can be seen throughout the city. Next to some concrete 1970s apartment blocks you […]

Founding Stones

Housed in coral bricks and in the heritage district, Sharjah Art Foundation has become one of the most progressive forces in the region’s arts scene