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  • Cristiana de Marchi: the curator

    Cristiana de Marchi: the curator

    Italian-Lebanese artist Cristiana de Marchi is the curator of Homage Without An Homage, an exhibition celebrating the life and legacy of the late Emirati artist Hassan Sharif

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  • Hussam Sidani: the cybercrime expert

    Hussam Sidani: the cybercrime expert

    Hussam Sidani, 37, is regional manager for the Gulf at Symantec, who provide global cyber security solutions for governments, businesses and consumers and are the company behind Norton Internet Security software. He tells Friday why it’s only a matter of time before the hackers find you

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  • Does Arabic food need an update?

    Does Arabic food need an update?

    Mohammad Orfali, guardian of Aleppian cuisine, makes the case for innovation

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  • Can games make you feel less pain?

    Can games make you feel less pain?

    Award-winning science author Jo Marchant delves into how the mind can be harnessed to help patients

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  • Candy Gourlay: What you see is not what you get

    Candy Gourlay: What you see is not what you get

    Monsters aren’t always what they appear to be, says award-winning Filipino children’s book author Candy Gourlay. She speaks to Anand Raj OK

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  • A new chapter

    A new chapter

    Mrinal Shekar speaks to Dubai’s Literature Festival’s director Isobel Abulhoul to find out what it takes to put together the region’s ‘largest celebration of the written and spoken word’

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  • Get your stretchy pants out

    Get your stretchy pants out

    Ten years ago, 2,000 people gathered in Dubai for a food festival with a line-up of local restaurants and international chefs. Next weekend, nearly 30,000 are expected to attend the same event

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  • Ask the expert: I want to be a neurosurgeon

    I want to be a neurosurgeon

    In the US and Canada, candidates initially have to have a related Bachelor’s degree to apply to medical school

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  • 5 minutes with Eric Lanlard

    5 minutes with Eric Lanlard

    Friday talks to with Cake Boy’s Eric Lanlard

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  • Michel Roux Jr is taking over Taste of Dubai

    Michel Roux Jr is taking over Taste of Dubai

    Are you brave enough to cook a dish for Michel Roux Jr? Find out when the chef makes his debut at Taste of Dubai

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