Culture and Community

Al Majaz Amphitheatre in Sharjah will come alive this Friday, 25 January, with an electrifying season opener by Hani Shaker, Egyptian pop legend and Lebanese great, Wael Jassar. Both artists have a huge fan following in the region, and are expected to delight with their renditions of popular Arabic hits.

From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, “Dumbo” expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. Featured characters include Dumbo, a sweet newborn elephant with oversized ears; Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell), a former circus star charged with caring for an elephant who can fly; Max Medici (Danny DeVito), the owner of a struggling circus who hopes Dumbo will bring in the crowds; V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton), an entrepreneur who sets his sights on Medici’s circus and its flying elephant; and Colette Marchant (Eva Green), an accomplished aerialist who’s cast to fly alongside Dumbo in a state-of-the-art amusement park called Dreamland.

Robotic Art comes to COYA Abu Dhabi

COYA Abu Dhabi launches its 2019 art season with Robosapien, the inaugural exhibition of Ukrainian artist Yuliia Korienkova’s unique concept of robotic art.

Abu Dhabi-based contemporary artist Korienkova started her career in cubism before she evolved into developing robotic art, which when partnered with her innovative techniques and use of LED screens and gold leaf, creates three-dimensional optical illusions.

OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, will be kicking off the new year with blockbuster entertainment for the whole family.

Sharjah-based cultural initiative dedicated to encouraging a reading heading habit in Emirati society, Knowledge without Borders (KwB), has presented a range of book-related activities to visitors of two cultural festivals in the emirate - Reflection and Dawahi Festival 2018.