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‘The Suffering of the Iraqi People’ tonight at BCC

‘The Suffering of the Iraqi People’ tonight at BCC

26 Apr, '075 Comments

يدعو الفنان العرقي والمصور الفوتوغرافي إحسان الجيزاني جميع المهتمين بالقضية العراقية لحضور عرض فيلمه الوثائقي “الجذور” وهو من تأليفه وإخراج الفنان علي طالب ويجسد الفيلم معاناة الشعب العراقي في فترة ما بعد الاحتلال الأمريكي وسوف يلي الفيلم عرض صور فوتوغرافية للفنان العراقي إحسان الجيزاني Iraqi photographer Ehsan Al-Jyzani would like to invite you all to […]

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Expression in the Internet Age

27 Mar, '076 Comments

Elham, in cooperation with Al-Riwaq Art Gallery, announces a series on Language, Culture, and Expression to coincide with the University of Cairo book fair: tonight, it’s some of Bahrain’s finest bloggers are going to participate where they will read from their blogs, showing the world that we also have a literary aspect to Bahrain Blogging […]

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ZimSculpt is back in Bahrain!

ZimSculpt is back in Bahrain!

22 Mar, '073 Comments

Frances and I enjoyed visiting the Zimbabwean Sculpture exhibition at Al Bareh Gallery a couple of nights ago, this time they have some 40 sculptures and I would like to own each and every one of them. Oh to be a millionaire! These are the times that give you the impetus to work harder so […]

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Countdown started

Countdown started

21 Mar, '0753 Comments

We deserve the parliament we vote for. Here’s to hoping, against all odds, that the people who voted for these dark-ages jokers would learn from their lesson and don’t assume – for a third time – that religiosity = political ability or wisdom for that matter, as this parliament has amply proven. Welcome to the […]

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MPs with Religious Police mentality

14 Mar, '0736 Comments

I am quite convinced that this parliament doesn’t know why it was actually voted in. Apart from the sectarian overtones in almost every thing they do, they cannot distinguish between parliamentary work from that of the pulpit. Let me aid them in understanding the simple difference: the first is legislative and the other is advisory. […]

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I didn’t go!

I didn’t go!

3 Mar, '0719 Comments

And I’m kicking myself for not getting tickets ahead of time. I am really angry with myself, this was a golden opportunity that I was waiting for for some time now to attend Marcel Khalife’s performance and the last two nights were apparently magical especially that this time Marcel was in collaboration with Bahraini poet […]

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Spring of Culture 2007 Calendar of Events

Spring of Culture 2007 Calendar of Events

15 Feb, '071 Comment

  My thanks to Sangeetha in my office who has created a full calendar of events for the Spring of Culture 2007 in a shared Google Calendar that you can subscribe to through your calendar program, pull through XML or iCAL feeds and even have those on your site if you wish. The entries are […]

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Spring of Culture 2007

Spring of Culture 2007

14 Feb, '079 Comments

34 cultural events over 6 weeks. This is what is promised for a cultural extravaganza par excellence in Bahrain. 34 events of art, poetry, music, dance, lighting, theatre, lectures, sound, sculpture, vision and emotion. 34 dishes to feed your mind and soul in some of the most thrilling locations in Bahrain. Once again Arad Fort […]

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Simona’s Angels

Simona’s Angels

14 Feb, '072 Comments

Angels come in all shapes and sizes; some of those have religious and spiritual connotations and people who believe in them and their energies and auras can call on them for assistance, guidance and inspiration. Simona Carmen Panciu, the Romanian artist who has been a resident in Bahrain for 8 years, and is the Alba […]

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What a day!

What a day!

4 Feb, '0712 Comments

Woke up at the usual hour of 5am to a promise of rain, but what rain it poured about and hour or so later! A typical thunder shower that thankfully didn’t last too long, otherwise my garden would have suffered yet again, not to mention the lake outside our front door getting bigger. Little did […]

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