Buro 24/7 Middle East's weekend culture fix

Buro 24/7 Middle East's weekend culture fix

Art, film, music

Editor: Faizal Dahlawia

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1971 Design Space,
NSO Symphony Orchestra

Indulge in arts and be amazed by creativity and artistry. Buro 24/7 Middle East has the art events to attend this weekend...

Creativity is showcased in different forms this weekend as we explore a reinterpretation of tradition. Bask in the musical glory of great symphonies and rediscover what true filmmaking genius is. Buro 24/7 Middle East guides you through this weekend's culture fix...

Explore the past and future at 1971 Design Space

Charting a new course for Arabian culture, Once Upon DESIGN: New Routes for Arabian Heritage takes traditional products – think incense burners and floor seatings – and adds a contemporary touch, turning objects into modern interpretations that will be popular with future generations. Unlike conventional shows, this event allows direct interaction and engagement between visitors and artworks. Some of the artists involved in the exhibition include Ayah Al Bitar, Diana Hawatmeh and Latifa Saeed.

Design piece at Once Upon DESIGN: New Routes for Arabian Heritage

Once Upon DESIGN: New Routes for Arabian Heritage runs from March 3 - July 2 at 1971 Design Space, Flag Island, Sharjah. For more information, visit

Feel the sound with NSO Symphony Orchestra

Get ready for a night of symphonies by some of the world's greatest ever musicians. The 60-piece orchestra, led by musical director Andrew Berryman, will perform masterpieces by Wagner, Tchaikovsky and Leonard Bernstein. To ensure that this will be an experience unlike any other, the orchestra will hold an open-door rehearsal in the afternoon to allow classical music lovers to gain an insight into the process of staging a stunning show.

NSA Symphony Orchestra

NSO Symphony Orchestra will perform on March 4 at the Emirates Palace Hotel Auditorium. For tickets, visit

Discover film magic with 7th Art

Be entertained by one of the greatest films ever made, Citizen Kane. Held once every two weeks, 7th Art is bringing the greatest films of all time to its programme. This weekend, be in awe by Orson Welles' cinematic masterpiece that combines cinematographic excellence, brilliant acting and an exceptional original screenplay.

A still from Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane will be screened on March 6 at the Manarat al Saadiyat auditorium.

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