Culture and Community

NYU Abu Dhabi Senior Lecturer of Arabic Nasser Isleem has published a book that highlights aspects of the UAE’s rich heritage and culture, and identifies more than 2,000 Emirati common words and expressions, introducing readers to the everyday spoken Emirati dialect.

Ahead of the upcoming release of Disney’s highly anticipated Christopher Robin (showing in cinemas in the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Lebanon and Egypt on 16th August 2018), kindly find the below information and images, which may be of interest:

Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), announced that the hit STARZ Original series “Power” created by Courtney A. Kemp will welcome Top Dawg Entertainment international superstar, Kendrick Lamar to appear in a guest role opposite 50 Cent in the not-to-miss episode 505. The episode will air on Monday, July 30th at 9 am (UAE Time) on STARZ PLAY, the leading subscription video on-demand streaming service available in 19 countries across the MENA region, and will be available for download and streaming on the STARZ PLAY app.  

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts, heritage and literature, organised a ‘Joint Initiatives Between the UAE’s Cultural Entities’ workshop, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development. The workshop was held during this month at the Etihad Museum in Dubai.

Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI) has announced the release of the ninth edition of its ‘Emirates Law, Business & Practice’ magazine, which focuses on VAT and its history, importance and implementation. The issue features a comprehensive interview about the subject with His Excellency Abdulrahman Saleh el Saleh, Director General of the Government of Dubai's Department of Finance.