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How May Muzaffar's memoir has peeled back Iraq's cultural history for over five decades

The National 23 Jun 2024
Princess Wijdan Ali, then head of the Royal Society of Fine Arts, offered to host a retrospective of Nasiri’s work – which gave the works the pretexts for exit papers – and at last Nasiri's art left Baghdad.
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Assassin’s Creed Mirage iOS review — impressive, but I’m unsure about touchscreen

The Times/The Sunday Times 11 Jun 2024
Puzzles. Challenge yourself with today’s puzzles. Crossword. Polygon. Sudoku ... We are transported to 9th-century Baghdad where we play as Basim, an artful pickpocket who is forced to leave his village after a burglary goes awry, then. Culture ... Video Icon ... .
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'Neighbours of the Sea' exhibition showcases pioneering Qatari artists

Gulf-Times 30 May 2024
... are celebrated as pioneers of fine art in Qatar ... He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Baghdad and has showcased his work in solo exhibitions in Qatar, India, and Saudi Arabia.
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How the world could have looked: the most spectacular buildings that were never made

The Observer 16 May 2024
Along with the opera house, there would be a civic auditorium, a planetarium, art museums, a grand bazaar, gardens, fountains and tiered highways, all wrought in the curving language of caliph-era ...
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Art as Resistance: Vian Sora On Veiled Meaning and Unleashed Expression

New York Observer 07 May 2024
This follows acquisitions of her work by the Baltimore Museum of Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art and Shah Garg Foundation, among others, along with recent profiles in Artnet, The Guardian and Vogue Arabia.
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Doing the Baghdad walk: art tour highlights creativity in the heart of Iraq

The Guardian 05 May 2024
... building in the Bab al-Sharji neighbourhood in central Baghdad where preparations for an annual contemporary arts festival are underway.
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Architecture in 2024 Oscar best picture nominees careens from fantasy to willful ignorance

The Los Angeles Times 09 Mar 2024
It's that time again! The blocks around the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood have been transformed into a security zone worthy of Baghdad in wartime in preparation for Oscars 2024 ... I've also got some essential arts news.
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Annual Chamber Music Festival begins this Thursday

Morgan Citizen 27 Feb 2024
The next concert will feature a special music program titled “Art & Music in the Life of Steffen Thomas“ on Thursday, May 2 at 7.30 p.m ... Children’s Cancer Hospital in Baghdad.” ... www.mmcc-arts.org.
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Iraqi publisher survives assassination attempt in Baghdad

CPJ 26 Feb 2024
Karim, publisher and editor-in-chief of Al-Mada newspaper, was on his way home after attending a book fair organized by the Al-Mada Foundation for Media, Culture, and Arts in the capital, Baghdad.
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Oud master Naseer Shamma unveils hidden talent in debut art exhibition

The National 11 Feb 2024
Speaking to The National, Shamma describes his approach to art as driven by a set of motivating factors ... His passion for art goes back to the 1980s, originating in Baghdad and continuing throughout his life in Tunisia, Jordan and Egypt ... The Arts Edit.
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Major storm expected to bring heavy rain, snow to East Coast; Trump asks Supreme Court ...

The Roanoke Times 04 Jan 2024
BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say an airstrike on the logistical support headquarters of an Iran-backed militia in central Baghdad has killed a high-ranking militia commander.
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Healing threads: Weaving workshop revives Iraqi tradition and empowers women

The National 15 Dec 2023
A passionate advocate for cultural preservation, she is not only determined to safeguard the traditional art, but to provide a haven for widows, divorcees and other women in the province of Al Muthana, about 400km south of Baghdad.
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‘It was my way to resist’: the Iraqi-born artist who grew up under a dictator

The Observer 23 Oct 2023
Sora grew up around art, with her father ... Her first solo show was in 2001 at Inaa Art Gallery in Baghdad, and she has continued to exhibit steadily ever since, even during times of war and dislocation.
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WATCH: Iraqi fighter Shakir Al-Tekreeti Wins on His ONE Debut

Sport 360 17 Oct 2023
The martial art may be in its development stages in Iraq, but in ...
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