Culture and Community

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi was presented with the People of Ras Al Khaimah book by Photographer Jeff Topping and representatives from RAK Media Office and the Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research on Sunday, June 10. People of Ras Al Khaimah, a book offering an accessible and nuanced view of Gulf culture through engaging stories and stunning photographs, has been launched with the support of Ras Al Khaimah Media Office.

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, represented by Dubai Public Library, announced the start of ‘Zayed Used Books Fair’ at Etihad Mall. The fair is part of a series of events organised by the Authority in line with the values of ‘Year of Zayed’ initiative, to provide financial support to local charities and comes in partnership with Noor Dubai charity association. The exhibition also supports Dubai Public Library objectives to promote the habit of reading across the community.

For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade—risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry: “You’re It!”  

Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter team up in the action adventure “Ocean’s 8.”

Etihad Museum, an entity managed by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has launched a ‘Teachers Pack’ as part of the educational programmes to celebrate International Museums Day. This year, the international occasion falls on 18th May and will take place under the theme ‘Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics’.