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Nepalese rockers Robin and The New Revolution to hit The Music Room

Saeed Saeed   |  July 31, 2014

Fancy a night of Nepalese rock? One of Nepal’s’s biggest rock exponents, Robin and The New Revolution, is set to play in The Music Room in Bur Dubai.Led by the singer and guitarist Robin Tamang, the four-piece Katmandu collective have already released five albums blending rock, funk, blues and folk.The... Read more

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Pinocchio live show at Dubai’s Reef Mall

Saeed Saeed   |  July 31, 2014

Pinocchio is coming to Reef Mall in Dubai.A live show featuring the classic children’s character will take place at the Dubai shopping hub from August 7-16 with three shows per day.Other characters featuring in The Adventures of Pinocchio include Cricket, Geppetto, the Blue Fairy and the puppet master... Read more

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Salman Khan’s Being Human to help children get free treatment

Aarti Jhurani   |  July 30, 2014

The actor reached out to his followers on Twitter to make the announcement on Eid.

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Prison for fraudster who lied about booking Bieber

  |  July 30, 2014

APA New York man who stole millions of dollars from clients by falsely promising to book performances by world-famous recording artists like Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber has been sentenced to five to 10 years in prison.Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. announced the sentencing of 39-year-old Meceo... Read more

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Chingy is returning to Dubai

Saeed Saeed   |  July 29, 2014

American rapper Chingy is returning to Dubai for a performance at the XL Beach Club at Dubai’s Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa. The 34 year old, who had a big hit in 2003 with Right Thurr, is a UAE favourite, having only been here for a similar club performance back in January. His last album was the... Read more

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Hollywood goes to Comic-Con: Batman, Superman, Godzilla and more

Stacie Overton Johnson   |  July 27, 2014

As Comic-Con International in San Diego heads into its final day, we’ve wrapped up some highlights from this year’s famous pop culture convention:About 6,500 fans got a glimpse of the highly anticipated film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice on Saturday when director Zach Snyder unveiled the first... Read more

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Could this be the Star Wars: Episode VII plot?

Afshan Ahmed   |  July 23, 2014

The inevitable seems to have happened. And whether a rumour or true, Star Wars: Episode VII director J J Abrams’ cat is out of the bag, or so it seems. The closely guarded plot of the next instalment in the much awaited Star Wars series has reportedly been leaked on Badass Digest. This is not an official... Read more

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Philip Seymour Hoffman didn’t want ‘trust fund’ kids

AP   |  July 21, 2014

Court documents show that the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman rejected his accountant’s suggestion to set aside money for his three children because he didn’t want them to be “trust fund” kids. The revelation came to light in a July 18 session in the Manhattan Surrogate Court, where the... Read more

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Sam Smith and Maroon 5 to headline London’s iTunes Festival

AP   |  July 21, 2014

Last year Sam Smith was a spectator, this time he will return to the iTunes Festival as headliner. The British soul crooner is among those set to perform at the eighth annual event, held every night in September at The Roundhouse in London. Other acts recently announced include Pharrell Williams, Maroon 5, Calvin... Read more

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North American box office goes bananas for Apes

AFP   |  July 21, 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes clung tight to the top of the North American box office for a second week in a row, earning far more than chimp change, industry data has shown. The film hit theatres on June 26.The Apes saga, based on the Pierre Boulle sci-fi tale of humans and chimps clashing to survive, earned $36... Read more

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