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Vlog #22: All that jazz…

13 Mar, '064 Comments

I hope that you can sense the beautiful night we spent last night through this vlog, although not the best quality of sight and sound – it was shot through my mobile phone – it does provide an audio-visual glimpse of the pleasures of jazz and blues as performed by these magnificent people in the […]

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Jazz and Blues on a full moon lit night

Jazz and Blues on a full moon lit night

13 Mar, '069 Comments

So there IS potential in Bahrain for enjoying oneself! That’s the biggest revelation to me over the last couple of nights where we both enjoyed and soaked in cultural experiences which will last with those present for a long time to come. The moon was full, the Arad Fort setting was beautiful, the weather tolerable, […]

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Got the tickets!

Got the tickets!

10 Mar, '069 Comments

tickets originally uploaded by malyousif For a price of ONE Formula 1 grandstand ticket, I bought TEN tickets this afternoon for the family and I to soak in art and culture over the next couple of nights at the Arad Fort where I am sure we will enjoy both the Hanine Y Son Cubano and […]

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International bloggers meet

International bloggers meet

10 Mar, '0614 Comments

We were fortunate enough to meet fellow bloggers last night at Dar Al-Bareh Cafe where we had a simply scrumptious dinner AND had quite a nice discussion going about blogging experiences as well as had the wonderful opportunity to attend the opening of “Contemporary Huroof” Arabic caligraphy exhibition. Notes were compared between Bahraini and Belgian […]

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HAMSA Essay Contest

HAMSA Essay Contest

7 Mar, '065 Comments

I write to inform you about a new essay contest launched by the American Islamic Congress on civil rights in the Middle East. Anyone under the age of 26 can enter, and finalists can win up to $2,000 in cash prizes. The “Dream Deferred Essay Contest” (see http://www.hamsaweb.org ) challenges young Americans and young Middle […]

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