Arts

Sisi inaugurates newly restored Islamic Art Museum 3 years after bombing

18 Jan 2017
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated the Museum of Islamic Art on Wednesday morning after the restoration work was completed, according to a statement from the presidency. The museum suffered damage in a suicide car bomb attack...
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Egyptian actor Maged el-Masry makes it to Hollywood

Following the footsteps of Egyptian international superstars Omar Al-Sherif and Amr Waked the Egyptian actor Maged Al-Masry began the New Year with his participation in an international film "the outcast" along with the Golden Globe and Oscar nominee Eric Roberts and Patrick Kilpatrick in American film The Outcast.
 
17 Jan 2017
Following in the footsteps of Egyptian superstars Omar Al-Sherif and Amr Waked, Egyptian actor Maged el-Masry started out the new year by starring in international film "The Outcast" alongside Patrick Kilpatrick and Golden...
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Lindsay Lohan stirs controversy with 'converting to Islam' rumors

17 Jan 2017
American actress and pop singer Lindsay Lohan caused a storm of controversy on social media. Logan chose to omit all the photos and posts on her official instagram and Twitter accounts and wrote "Alaikum salam" in her instagram...
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Mawlana movie garners LE4.3 mn in one week, stirs controversy

Actor Amr Saad in Mawlna movie
16 Jan 2017
The Mawlana movie, starring Amr Saad and written by journalist and media giant Ibrahim Eissa, garnered LE4.3 million in the second week of its screening in cinemas. After its debut on January 4, Mawlana has continued to rank first in terms...
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New York artists set to turn ads into art

A tourist jumps in the air as she poses for a photo in Times Square during unseasonably warm weather on Christmas eve in New York, in this file photo taken December 24, 2015.
 
14 Jan 2017
A group of New York City artists have launched a guerilla public art project that will see them replace advertisements with artwork around the city for the next 52 weeks.   Every week for a year, the group – Art In Ad Places, or...
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Actors Johnny Depp, Amber Heard finalize bitter divorce

Actor Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard
14 Jan 2017
Film star Johnny Depp's tumultuous divorce from actress Amber Heard was finalized on Friday, ending the couple's marriage after months of highly publicized claims by Heard of domestic violence and counterclaims from Depp of...
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Trump speaks with entertainer Steve Harvey about helping US cities

U.S.President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with television personality Steve Harvey after their meeting at Trump Tower in New York, U.S., January 13, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
 
14 Jan 2017
President-elect Donald Trump and Housing Secretary-designate Ben Carson spoke with entertainer and talk show host Steve Harvey on Friday to discuss an effort by the incoming administration to seek positive changes in US inner cities....
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George Lucas' $1 bln 'Star Wars' museum finds Los Angeles home

A visitor poses with a character from the Star Wars film series during a press preview for the exhibit 'Star Wars Identities' at the MAK museum in Vienna, Austria, December 17, 2015.
 
13 Jan 2017
"Star Wars" filmmaker George Lucas has settled on Los Angeles for the home of his $1 billion storytelling museum, after pulling the project from Chicago last year. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday that the Lucas...
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Diva Sherihan to return to acting in series of plays

Egyptian diva Sherihan - Photo from Adel Group FB official page
13 Jan 2017
Producer Gamal al-Adl announced on Wednesday the return of actress Sherihan to acting, after a 15-year hiatus, through a theatrical performance divided into 13 shows. The shows will be written by Ayman Bahgat Qamar, Tamer Habib and Mariam...
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'The Blue Elephant' to be performed at Gomhoreya Theater

10 Jan 2017
The Theatrical Modern Dance troupe will perform the Blue Elephant show, designed and directed by Monadel Antar and inspired by a novel of the same name by young writer Ahmed Mourad.   The performance is scheduled for January...
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