French conductor leads Tehran orchestra in sign of growing ties

French conductor leads Tehran orchestra in sign of growing ties

Growing cultural ties between Iran and Europe were on display on Wednesday night as a French-Iranian conductor became one of the first Westerners to lead the Tehran Symphony Orchestra since the revolution. Iran’s efforts to rebuild ties with the West-most notably through a nuclear deal with world powers-have…

Fatima Ismael: Winner of 2017 Most Creative Designer

The Kuwaiti designer Fatima Ismael and winner of 2017 Most Creative Designer is considered to be one of the most influential designers in the world of fashion. Her original and distinctive creations and her outstanding participation in Lebanon Fashion Week and in Cannes Film Festivals prompted Mc Awards…

Montaha Al-Ajeel superior in her new collection

Features of modern fashion dominated Montaha Al-Ajeel’s Ramadan jellabiya collection with aesthetic and artistic cuts executed with special designs, superb craftsmanship and luxurious fabrics that bestow a special glamor on the wearer, making her appear more slender through the choice of lively and classy colors. Montaha’s creations combine…

Kendrick Lamar, Lorde show new sides at Coachella

Kendrick Lamar introduced a kung fu alter ego and Lorde dramatized the awkwardness of dance clubs as the…

JACC concerts for the richest? Ticket prices tripled by scalpers

KUWAIT: Internationally-renowned artist Yanni, who is famous for his modern classical music, will be performing in his first…

Lady Gaga, sensual and acrobatic, debuts song at Coachella

Lady Gaga debuted a R&B-tinged love song Saturday as she headlined the Coachella festival, where the pop diva…

‘Moonlight’ creative art shines at Jaber Al-Ali School

Amidst the nerve-wracking tension ruling the world today, the endless flow of news stories about wars, terrorism, killing,…

Musicians chase fame on west Africa’s musical islands

Every April, the tiny island capital of Cape Verde is taken over for a week by musicians of…

First ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ trailer thrills fans

Disney debuted its highly-anticipated first trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” at a fan event in the…

Arab music’s alternative ambassadors find fans, and bans

Their voices narrate the unofficial soundtrack of life as an Arab today. But for the artists leading the…

Kidman, Huppert to grace 70th Cannes filmfest

Nicole Kidman and Isabelle Huppert will top the bill at the Cannes Film Festival next month as the…

New sonic blast shrimp named after Pink Floyd

A newly-discovered shrimp species with a bright pink claw and the ability to produce one of the loudest…

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