Recently on Electra Street
Journalist Charles Siebert tells Sebastián Rojas Cabal about his fascination with the lives of animals. Part one of a three-part interview.read more
Songs that convey what it means to be “Danish at heart,” courtesy of Nikolaj Nielsen.
The Love Food Festival prompts Hannah Walhout to think about where Abu Dhabi’s burgeoning food scene is headed next.read more
Anastasiia Zubareva presents a series of sketches that seek to capture what she calls the “strange, neo-romantic spirit of a post-modern megalopolis.”read more
Anyone can read Ulysses in a day, if you shut yourself in your room for 24 hours and gain sustenance from some kind of IV drip. But not everyone can be a Literature major. Here’s why.read more
Hannah Walhout sits down with Claire Pershan and Mohit Mandal, creators of the Translation Network, to discuss their upcoming project and the complexities of language.read more
From the Archives
The game is reasonably straightforward. Pass cards around from one player to another until someone collects a set of four. Each player can only hold four cards in her hand at once, and choosing to keep a new card means discarding another. Once someone has “four of a...read more
If you are looking to take a break from the overwhelming daily pace of Abu Dhabi, commit to an afternoon exploring the city. You’ll be surprised how far 50 dirhams will get you. Catch the number 5 bus to the Al Mina Port. Get off at the Electra Street stop, which is...read more
What can crochet do to help save the planet? Chaeri Lee investigatesread more
Khadija Toor explores the links between art and activism when she attends a workshop led by the Beiruti artist Zena el Khalil.read more
Video game characters used as puppets to tell stories from the classical tradition? Kevin Riordan reports on Eddie Kim’s machinima theater productionsread more
Maheen Zahra and Helina Ygleta talk to the art historian about what he’s been reading.read more
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