Arts & Culture, Books »

[9 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Between Clay and Dust

Through the characters of a prostitute and a pahalwan, Musharraf Farooqi’s narrative recreates the last vestiges of a dying world.

Arts & Culture »

[9 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Portrayal of Women in Pakistani Dramas

Stereotypical roles continue to stymie the persona of the modern Pakistani woman in local television serials.

Arts & Culture »

[8 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Review: Downton Abbey

If you love period drama then you’re probably going to enjoy a delightful television series called Downton Abbey.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[8 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Love, Inshallah

Love, InshAllah – The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women explores themes which are often considered taboo in the ‘nation of Islam.’

Arts & Culture, Blog Row, Music »

[7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Dubai Dispatch: Desert Queen

Madonna dazzled and wowed at her first-ever concert in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

Art, Arts & Culture »

[6 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Art in the Gallows

Internationally renowned artist Muhammad Zeeshan employs unusual themes and techniques in his Special Siri series.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[6 Jun 2012 | One Comment | ]
Movie Review: The Dictator

While there are some truly hilarious moments in the film, The Dictator is underwhelming in its entirety.

News & Politics »

[4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: June 2012

Nameless, faceless, trigger-happy thugs roam the streets, and strike at will. They rob, they encroach, they extort, they kidnap, they murder – and then they vanish into thin air without a trace.