Tag: spring-of-culture

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 is back!

Spring of Culture is back!

22 Jan, '0714 Comments

Amal alerts us that the schedule for this year’s Spring of Culture has been announced! This is the second year this excellent event is being held in Bahrain, and my goodness, the roll-call this year is for a month of complete immersion into art, music, dance, poetry, painting, theatre, recitals, and sculpture. What else can […]

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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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