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Arab Times

CMA Awards highlighted by political, emotional moments – Brooks wins top award

The 2017 Country Music Association Awards marked one of its most political and emotional shows in years, as the night offered powerful moments focused on unifying as a country during a year dominated by gun violence, divisive politics and natural disasters. Carrie Underwood broke down while singing during Wednesday night’s …

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AFS Awards – Image Nation honors regional future talent

ABU DHABI, Nov 9: Last night, the regional film industry recognised future talent as Image Nation Abu Dhabi, one of the leading media and entertainment companies in the Middle East, crowned the winners of its sixth annual short film program, Arab Film Studio. Two participants were awarded the coveted ‘Best …

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McDormand gives blistering turn in ‘3 Billboards’ – McDonagh’s film a veritable study in gray

That face. Frances McDormand’s face is one of the first things you see in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” and it’s impossible not to be struck by its pure decency. Perhaps it’s a result of all the other roles we’ve seen this uniquely fearless actress play, on stage and screen, …

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Complexities of growing up in ‘Lady’ – Machine Gun Kelly joins Bullock in ‘Bird Box’

LOS ANGELES, Nov 8, (RTRS): “Why won’t you call me Lady Bird? You promised that you would.” That is the line that popped into actor and filmmaker Greta Gerwig’s head one day and went on to become the opening statement from the precocious teenage heroine of her directorial debut, “Lady …

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India’s ‘Newton’ defies gravity at film festivals – Roven picked for award

LOS ANGELES, Nov 8, (RTRS): “Newton,” India’s contender at Oscar’s foreign-language category, is that rarity, an indie that achieved box office numbers comparable to mid-range mainstream films. Drishyam Films produced the Hindi-language film, about a rookie poll officer who overcomes the odds to conduct free and fair elections in a …

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Mideast hopes to pull off Oscar win – Saudi’s ‘Miss Camel’ shortlisted for Dubai’s IWC Filmmaker Award

LOS ANGELES, Nov 8, (RTRS): With last year’s winner, Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman,” hailing from Iran, Oscar handicappers should be sure to give the Middle Eastern titles close scrutiny this time around. Among the region’s 11 submissions are several films likely to be highly competitive in the foreign-language category. These …

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Kuwaiti Protein Co and CSM Co organize seminar

Kuwaiti Protein Co with the world leading CSM Bakery Solutions in the field of pastry and confectionery organized a seminar specialized in preparing the most high quality bakery and confectionery with different tastes to satisfy all customers. The seminar was presented by the world famous German chef Klemons Barkhorn. The …

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Kuwait stocks bounce, stems two-day decline – NBK gains 16 fils; Ooredoo slides

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Kuwait stocks pulled higher on Wednesday, stemming the sharp two-day decline. The price index climbed 37.06 pts in choppy trade to 6,180.07 points helped by late spurt in bargain buying . Banks led the day’s advance while other heavyweight closed mixed. The KSX 15  benchmark rose …

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Inflation slows to multi-year low of 0.5% in Sept

Consumer price inflation slipped to a multi-year low of 0.5% in September, as deflationary housing costs were compounded by the fading impact of last year’s fuel price hikes. Inflation excluding housing rent and food costs, dipped from 4.2% y/y in August to 2.4% y/y in September, highlighting the impact of …

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NLB, Siete Pares 1 continue to set pace – IBL Team 2 back in Top 6 with win over Strikers X

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: As the elimination stage of the on-going 2017 Season 11 FTBK Tenpin Bowling Team Tournament approach the home turn, the battle for a place in the double round robin championship round among 13-team continue to heat up going to the last week of the qualifying round. …

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