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Striking a chord

November 6 - 12, 2019
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The much-awaited open-air Bahrain Jazz Fest attracted music lovers and their families from across the island and the region for a day of music and mingling at the Royal Golf Club.





Spyro Gyra a cult band

November 6 - 12, 2019
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Spyro Gyra, an American jazz fusion band founded in Buffalo, New York, was the headlining band at the Bahrain Jazz Fest and GulfWeekly sat down with co-founder Jay Beckenstein to talk about their 45-year history and what they see in store for the Bahrain music scene.





The art of wonder

November 6 - 12, 2019
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Lovers of Japanese culture and dolls have been flocking to the “Dolls of Japan” exhibit at Bahrain’s National Museum to discover, learn and blog about the land of the sun’s figurines.





Inspirational imprint

November 6 - 12, 2019
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Skilful Shaikha Abeer Al Khalifa’s artistic designs made an inspirational imprint on the Moorish American society in the US as she unveiled her folkloric fabrics in an enriching cultural community festival.





Promoting wellness

November 6 - 12, 2019
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Tru Active founders Dana and Hala Zubari, who created a series of comfortable, chic and colourful collections of leggings and bras with an Arabic twist, continue to promote wellness and aim to encourage more people to take up an active lifestyle by staging a fun run and swim for all.