Tag Archives: Middle East

This Is Why Dubai Should Be Added To Your Bucket List

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Dubai has come a long way from being a quaint fishing town, to one of the most populous, luxurious, sought after, 5-star getaways in the UAE. The opulence of this Emirati city, is in a league of it’s own. With no shortage of sprawling beaches, high-end shopping and  exotic sports cars, Dubai has everything and more all one extravagant package. ...

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The Arts Patron Of Tehran

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By Douglas McLennan   TEHRAN — The mayor of Tehran, Mohammad Baqer Ghalibaf, is well known in Iran as a former Revolutionary Guards commander, retired pilot and the loser of two presidential elections. This week he added one more title — patron of the arts — as he directed all of the city’s 1,500 billboards fitted out with copies of ...

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Sneak a peek at the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi’s collection

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How the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, scheduled to open on Saadiyat Island in 2017, will fill its overall 860,000 sq. ft space has been a subject of speculation in recent years. An exhibition opening this month gives a glimpse not only of some of the works acquired for the collection, but also the mega-museum’s proposed curatorial framework. “Seeing Through Light” features ...

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