Last Week’s Six Pillars Show – TripleW.ME Playlist
Contemporary Music / digital / Latest Culture News / Music / Schedule

Last Week’s Six Pillars Show – TripleW.ME Playlist

This week we sample tracks submitted by TripleW.ME, producers and bands making songs across Middle East and North Africa and all the cultures these regions encompass. In some places, music is still frowned on, yet in places like Dubai or Abu Dhabi where Phillipinos, Indians and other Arab expats such as Lebanese and Syrians are … Continue reading

Iran’s Hidden Treasure Trove of Modern Art
Art / Fine art and design / Latest Culture News

Iran’s Hidden Treasure Trove of Modern Art

As part of their Contemporary Iran Through Film series, and in tandem with the exhibition Abbas Kiarostami: Five Inspired by Ozu and Shirin Neshat: Facing History, The Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC is screening two films about art in Iran on Sunday, September 13, 2pm. The Treasure Cave (Dir.: Bahman Kiarostami, Iran, 2009, 42 min., … Continue reading

Film Screening ‘Dingomaro’, Afro-Iranian Music  – May 7th 2015
Event Production / film / Latest Culture News

Film Screening ‘Dingomaro’, Afro-Iranian Music – May 7th 2015

Thursday 7th May 7.30pm we host a free screening and Q&A of Dingomaro (2014, 66mins) with Cine Club DXB. On Iran’s Gulf coast a particular culture has grown from centuries of naval history and nearby trade. African roots in Iran result in remarkable and distinct customs, including styles of Persian-African music and dancing that is … Continue reading

FreeSki Iran
Latest Culture News / sports

FreeSki Iran

While there’ve been many reports of an increase in tourism in Iran recently, not many discuss what these intrepid tourists are doing out there aside from looking and shopping. Skiing in Iran is a staple part of the year’s sports calender with mountains all around the capital there’s easy access to ski lift towns. The … Continue reading