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Ebrahim Busaad’s Memories and Love for Nasser Al-Yousif

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Ebrahim Busaad is one of my favourite human beings on earth. His art is a close second as I do love his particular distinctive style in storytelling through his paintings and prints. Ebrahim was one of my father’s best friends, if not his very best friend. They were inseparable and have remained in contact with each other until my father passed away. Busaad was clearly influenced by my dad from an intellectual points of view. He …

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‘The Suffering of the Iraqi People’ tonight at BCC

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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 الجيزانيIraqi photographer Ehsan Al-Jyzani would like to invite you all to a special screening of a documentary about the suffering of the Iraqi people at the present time. The documentary is written …

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Expression in the Internet Age

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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 too, and more power to them. After we hear Hisham Khalifa and Deonna Syed have read, the discussion will focus on …

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ZimSculpt is back in Bahrain!

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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 that you too can afford to acquire works of art to enjoy and share your home with. We are fortunate enough …

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Countdown started

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 age of Bahraini Inquisition. Have the cinder ready, and build gallows in sufficient numbers for the exclusive use of the parliamentary …

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