Culture and Community

Good behavior starts at home! This is true also for responsible and well-mannered driving behavior. Caltex Havoline and RoadSafetyUAE teamed up to raise awareness for considerate driving in residential communities with a focus on ‘NO speeding’.

Award-winning Lebanese artist Walid Tahchi is showcasing his abstract series “Dialogue” at Flair No. 5, Ritz-Carlton, Dubai on Saturday, April 28th from 06:30 pm onwards. The exhibition comprises of a selection of paintings marveling at the complexity of human needs and communication.

On the 14th anniversary of his death, Al Watan Al Arabi magazine launched a website dedicated to its founder, the writer Walid Abou Zahr. This comemorative website is a compilation of pictures and achievements in the press field as well as a biography of one of the greatest journalists in the Arab world.

The Founder's Memorial, a new cultural attraction commemorating the UAE's founding President, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, has opened in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi.

Culminating its third season, The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) hosts the Middle East premiere of Noura this May, a production directed by newly appointed NYUAD Associate Arts Professor Joanna Settle.  This groundbreaking production of Heather Raffo’s thought-provoking play received broad acclaim in a its recent world premiere produced by Washington DC’s Shakespeare Theater Company, in association with Octopus Theatricals.