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Vocalist Al Tainan wins 4th place in ‘Mankous’ poetry competition

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Kuwaiti contestant and vocalist Saud Salem Al Tainan won fourth place in the ‘Mankous’ poetry competition held in the United Arab …

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Hulu to produce, release ‘1619 Project’ documentary series

NEW YORK: Hulu will produce a documentary series based on “The 1619 Project,” stories in The New York Times that examined the legacy of slavery …

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King Kong roars back at box office

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ poised for a new high in ticket sales NEW YORK, April 3, (AP): Once again, mayhem and mass destruction is back at …

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Dubai art show reflects new normal

‘First to be cancelled … first to be back live’ It was a scene reminiscent of pre-pandemic Dubai: Art lovers dressed in designer clothes or …

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World’s last Blockbuster more popular after Netflix show

BEND, Ore., March 31, (AP): The Blockbuster video rental store in Bend, Oregon, soared to international fame when it became the last such franchise on …

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No Oscars or sensitive art spark Hong Kong censorship fears

Beijing’s move raises concern over freedom of art and expression HONG KONG, March 30, (AP): Decisions in Hong Kong not to display a politically sensitive …

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Indians celebrate a low-key ‘Holi’

Pandemic robs fun and frivolity from colorful festival ‘Holi’- The Festival of Colours is one of India’s most ancient festivals that marks the transition of …

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‘Godzilla vs Kong’ aims to cheer fans during pandemic

The original 1950s Godzilla movies stomped into theaters carrying a metaphor about nuclear destruction. Two years ago, “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” sounded alarms about …

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Murphy inducted into NAACP Image Awards ‘Hall of Fame’

LOS ANGELES, March 28, (AP): Eddie Murphy was inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame at the organization’s show that highlighted works by …

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Hekayat History & Hope

As part of Abu Dhabi Festival’s exciting year-long hybrid virtual programme, under the theme The Future Starts Now, Hekayat: Symphonic Tales, by Emirati composer Ihab …

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