Missed the airshow? Watch it here.

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If you missed the RAF Red Arrows airshow yesterday you can now watch it on YouTube. It’s a raw unedited video around 20 minutes long of the whole show. Skip through the video to find the interesting bits. [YouTube]

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Missed Samsara? Watch it here.

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If you missed the Samsara music event this past Saturday like I did, you can now watch some snippets from the show above. [YouTube]

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The British Ladies Society Winter Bazaar

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winter bazaar

This Friday the British Ladies Society are holding their annual winter bazaar. The bazaar will have over 100 stalls and the BSK orchestra and choir will also be performing. Hot and cold food will also be available. If you’re interested in passing by below are the details:

Date: Friday 29th November, 2013
Time: 10AM to 4PM
Location: The British School of Kuwait [Map]

Download the flyer [Here]

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RAF Red Arrows Airshow

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The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, The Red Arrows are going to be performing tomorrow in Kuwait as part of their Middle East tour. The RAF Red Arrows are considered to be one of the world’s premier aerobatic teams and they just finished performing yesterday in the UAE. If you’re interested in watching the show below are the details:

Date: Tuesday 26th November, 2013
Time: 1PM
Location: Marina Crescent and the vicinity

Update: I got the 1PM timing from the Red Arrows Facebook page but according to Arab Times it’s at 3PM.

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‘The Wizard of Oz’ by ASK

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Wizard of Oz

The American School of Kuwait is holding a production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at the ASK auditorium. There will be four showings held over a three day period and they’re selling tickets for just KD1. Here are some details:

Show Times:
Wednesday November 27th, 2013 at 2:45PM
Thursday November 28th, 2013 at 6PM
Friday November 29th, 2013 at 1PM
Friday November 29th, 2013 at 6PM

Ticket Prices: KD1

Location: American School of Kuwait [Map]

Tickets are available before the show in the reception area of the auditorium.

Update: I just received an email from the director saying that they just found out the show is for ASK students and their families only.

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Out of Kuwait Video

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Out of Kuwait Saad Aldosari from John Parks on Vimeo.

The video above is of the “Out of Kuwait” exhibition that is currently being held in London. The exhibit brings together the works of thirteen emerging Kuwaiti artists and you can see some of the works that they’re exhibiting in the video above. The exhibit is running for four more days so if you’re in London check it out [Link]

Note: A higher quality version of the video above is available on BBC [Here]

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Cooking with Quinoa

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Peruvian Chef Roberto Segura will be presenting authentic recipes with quinoa this week at the Dasman Diabetes Institute. He will first present a short introduction to quinoa followed by cooking demonstrations on various quinoa dishes followed by a tasting. If you’re interested here are the details:

Location: Dasman Diabetes Institute
Date: Tuesday November 26th, 2013
Time: 4PM to 6PM

Please RSVP to reem.shuhaibar@dasmaninstitute.org or call 22242999 ext 2052

Note: Just in case you didn’t know (I didn’t until a few moments ago), quinoa originally comes from Peru.

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“Operation Turtles” Beach Cleanup

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The Japanese Society in Kuwait (under the auspices of the Kuwait Environmental Protection Society) are conducting their annual beach cleanup tomorrow called “Operation Turtles”. If you’re interested in participating below are the details:

Date: Saturday, November 23rd 2013
Time: 10:30AM to 12:00PM
Location: Beach park in Shuwaikh near the KPC building [Map]

Everyone is welcomed to participate in the beach cleanup even though it is planned by the Japanese Society in Kuwait.

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“A Night In” at Bayt Lothan

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If you want to listen to some really talented local musicians, Bayt Lothan is holding their popular “A Night In” event tomorrow. It’s going to be an open air event which is great since the weather is perfect right now.

Location: Bayt Lothan [Map]
Date: Wednesday, November 20th 2013
Time: 7PM to 9PM

You can book your seats now for KD10 by calling 25755866 or 25755877 or else you will have to pay KD12 at the door.

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Samsara, a night of music by Nawaf Gheraibah

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Samsara Rehearsals

Originally set to take place on the 13th, Samsara is now taking place this coming Monday the 18th instead. Tickets are still available and can be reserved at this [Link]

This is what you need to know about the event:

In an introspective attempt to bring the world together with music, we at Camco Global Events are producing the biggest music event in Kuwait with musical composer Nawaf Gheraibah, a local Kuwaiti musician whose music is an expression of his rich multicultural influences. He preformed his composition thesis ‘Bija’ meaning ‘seed’ in Sanskrit; at the prestigious Bayt Lothan in May 2012, where the show was enthusiastically received with standing ovations by the audience and rave reviews by the press and media. After the success of ‘Bija’; Gheraibah has focused his energy on creating the sequel to his initial project.

In his new album named “Samsara”, Sanskrit for ‘rebirth’, reflecting the rebirth of the music of the past in the present. Gheraibah attempts to fuse a variety of tribal and ancestral instruments, poetries, and theories, with more modern day musical concepts. The music is a reflection of modern fusion music, which is conceived through the combination of cultures, customs, and languages; creating a resonance of new age sound.

In this case, a rebirth of Kuwait’s musical past, which is reflected in the album, as Gheraibah experiments with fusing traditional work songs from Kuwait’s golden era of pearl diving and trade with a more modern day tunes. The music carries a variety of ethnic influences such as Indian, Thai, Moroccan, African, Middle Eastern and European, blending them into an artistic interpretation of sound and song. The songs are in a variety of languages: Arabic, French, Swahili, Portuguese, Hindi, and English, and will be sung by a variety of singers.

Approximately thirty instrumentalists and singers will be performing on stage during the concert; a majority of which are Kuwaiti students from the Higher Institute of Musical Arts, Kuwait. In addition, a variety of musical students and professionals from other countries, such as Egypt, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Lebanon, India, Jordan, Korea, Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Sudan will be preforming as well.

Date: Monday, November 18th 2013
Time: 7:00PM
Location: GUST University Amphitheatre, Mishref [Map]

For more information visit their Facebook Page

Update: Due to the storm the event has been postponed till November 23rd.

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