What We Are Buying Today: Mayla

What We Are Buying Today: Mayla

LOS ANGELES: “Game of Thrones” will seek to make Emmy history one final time Sunday when television’s best and brightest gather at a glamorous ceremony in Los Angeles to bid farewell to a number of long-running hit shows.Despite its misfiring finale which divided fans, the fantasy epic about feuding families and flame-shooting dragons secured a…

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Rita Ora shows love for Arab fashion in London 

Rita Ora shows love for Arab fashion in London 

DUBAI: For its first edition in the Arab World, the international Hay Festival will arrive in the UAE on Feb. 24, at Abu Dhabi’s Manarat Al-Saadiyat and other venues across the city, UAE’s Ministry of Tolerance announced Wednesday.  The four-day event will host workshops, artistic performances, new technology discovery, storytelling and many more art and literature-related…

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Netflix buys rights to ‘Seinfeld’

Netflix buys rights to ‘Seinfeld’

CAPE CANAVERAL: Brad Pitt, star of the new space movie “Ad Astra,” had a burning question for a real-life astronaut. “Who was more believable? Clooney or Pitt?” In a televised call Monday, NASA astronaut Nick Hague answered Pitt — “absolutely” — getting a big laugh. Pitt’s Hollywood pal George Clooney starred in the 2013 space…

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Film Review: Afghan tale of three troubled pregnancies fails to deliver

Film Review: Afghan tale of three troubled pregnancies fails to deliver

DUBAI: Emirati designer Ahmed Khyeli showed off his ethereal new collection at London Fashion Week on Sunday, just before British-Afghani designer Osman Yousefzada and Omani label Atelier Zuhra showcased their latest lines on Monday. Yousefzada’s eponymous label OSMAN staged a showcase of the designer’s dreamy Spring/Summer 2020 collection, complete with frothy tulle, vibrant jungle prints and more…

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Regional designers wow the front row at LFW

Regional designers wow the front row at LFW

VENICE: Dubbed Afghanistan’s first female director, Sahraa Karimi grew up in Iran with her refugee parents, and later studied cinema in Slovakia. With 30 shorts and a couple of documentaries under her belt, she travelled this year to the Venice Film Festival with her debut fiction feature, “Hava, Maryam, Ayesha.” Studying and making movies in…

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