Rolls Royce “One Thousand and One Nights”

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Unveiling at this month’s Sharjah International Auto Show, British automaker Rolls Royce will be launching a limited edition series of Ghost sedans exclusive to the Middle Eastern market. Called the “One Thousand and One Nights” Bespoke Ghost Collection, the line of automobiles is based on the literary classic known to the West as Arabian Nights. Each Ghost sedan features a warm two-tone exterior (matte brown and caramel), hand-painted light gray pinstriping and Arabic inscriptions from Rolls Royce’s Bespoke department. The interior is swathed in light

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Pizza Hut Cone Crust Pizza

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American fast food giant, Pizza Hut recently introduced its latest pizza creation for the Middle East market. Called Cone Crust Pizza, the crust is made up of many parmesan-crusted dough cones filled with either Philadelphia cream cheese, honey mustard chicken strips or both. The pizza comes topped with cheese, pepperoni, sausage, onions, mushrooms, olives and bell peppers. Link

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Marvel Adventure Dubai

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Following Walt Disney Company’s acquisition of Marvel Entertainment in 2009, Disney will soon introduce the superhero family to Dubai as part of a $5-billion indoor theme park development. Part of the eleven-hectare City of Arabia entertainment IMG Theme Park, Disney’s Marvel Adventure will feature the Avengers, X-Men, Spider-Man and other Marvel characters in a superhero-themed entertainment center. The Marvel Adventure will be an eight-acre indoor attraction-filled park featuring retail outlets, restaurants and interactive experiences. “This will be one part of the region’s largest temperature-controlled entertainment

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Soft Comfort – Chair in a Box

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Designed by Israeli-based D-Vision, Chair in a Box is a minimalist side table inspired by the Japanese art of origami. Part of the Soft Comfort collection – an eclectic range of prototype modern furniture with classic inspirations, the Chair in a Box is an exquisite emergency seat that transforms from an end table to a comfortable chair in minutes. Link

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2012 Dragon Boat Israel

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Celebrating its inaugural year, Dragon Boat Israel (DBI) is a joint Canada-Israel initiative introducing the sport of dragon boat racing to the country of Israel. Running May 17 and 18th, 2012, DBI originated with the members of a Canadian dragon boat team as a way to introduce people to the joys of dragon boat racing and the wonder of Israel at the same time. In addition to world-class dragon boat racing, the festival features life dance and music performances, cultural activities in addition to a

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Samsara

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Written and directed by Ron Ficke, Samsara is a non-narrative film sequel to the highly acclaimed 1992 film Baraka. Filmed over a period of five years in twenty five countries on five continents, Samsara transports us to the “wonders of our world, from the mundane to the miraculous, looking into the unfathomable reaches of man’s spirituality and the human experience, and illuminating the links between humanity and the rest of nature.” Available in theaters August 2012. Link

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BlackBerry Store Coming to Dubai

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Canadian telecommunications company, Research in Motion Ltd. (RIM), manufacturer of the BlackBerry have been experiencing its share of plunging U.S. sales has set its sights on Dubai. Hoping to catch first-time smartphone buyers and get back in the smartphone race, RIM plans to to expand rapidly in the Middle East and other emerging markets. In partnership with Axion Telecom, Middle East’s largest wireless carrier, RIM is in the final stages of opening a 1,500 square-foot BlackBerry flagship store in Dubai. Following suit with Apple’s retail

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Kissing Outside the Lines

Kissing Outside the Lines: A True Story of Love and Race and Happily Ever After by Diane Farr is a candid exploration of interracial marriages in America. Told through the viewpoint of her own experience of dating, marrying, and creating a family with someone from a race and culture different from her own, Diane Farr quickly learns the tough lessons: “when it comes to navigating the landscape of interracial love in America today… you’re going to step on some landmines.” “Kissing Outside the Lines tackles

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Hyundai + Prada

South Korean automobile manufacturer, Hyundai has collaborated with Italian fashion label Prada for a limited run of Hyundai’s Genesis Sedan. With interest to provide South Koreans an even higher level of sophistication for those who really want to stand out, the 2012 Genesis Prada sedan is limited to 1,200 units built and will be sold in South Korea over the next few months. An additional few hundred will be shipped to luxury buyers in China and the Middle East. Priced at 79 million won ($73,000

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54th San Francisco Int’l Film Festival

Celebrating its 54th year, the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF) continues to be the longest-running film festival in America, with an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation. Running April 21 through May 5, 2011, SFIFF features 189 films from 48 countries with a mixture of feature films, live action and animated shorts, television and theatrical documentaries, experimental, family films and a variety of new digital media. Link 54th San Francisco International Film Festival April 21 – May 5, 2011 San Francisco, CA  

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