Our last interview with Shurooq Amin (March 2012) left both this bazaar writer and the artist with much pride, and trepidation. I distinctly remember Shurooq voicing her concerns about the show, "I’ve never cared for peoples’ reactions, critics’ reviews or sales. I worry that the owner gets in trouble, or that the gallery could decide not to show one or two pieces from my series." No
Art Dubai presents the global art forum in Kuwait for the first time in 2015
The Global Art Forum is known as a particularly innovative, leading platform for cultural debate, featuring live talks and presentations, plus commissioned research and projects. In 2015, the Forum begins for the
Unconventional travel with Adnan Juwayhil and his family
Going off the beaten track and exploring the unknown makes for incredible stories to retell. While most of us use planes, trains and automobiles to get to our selected destinations and around; Adnan Juwayh
I was so excited to get No Man's Sky that for the week before its official launch, I messaged and harassed every video game retailer in Kuwait asking if it was available. Finally it was and I paid far more than the standard rate for it, just to get it a day early (which reminds me Kuwait, what’s up? Only a day early!?). Was the expense, not to mention the 3 year wait since the announceme
Explore the flavors of Greece in the heart of Shuwaikh!
Summer is officially upon us and sometimes, we crave a little culinary adventure. Rather than booking travel tickets, simply transport your senses to Greece and feast on freshly prepared dishes, right here
Eat your way to a healthy lifestyle, sans the guilt!
You finally made the decision to commit to an active and healthful lifestyle. Just when you’ve figured out a fitness plan that you’re actually sticking to, you’re suddenly stumped for healthy dining and deli
Huddled within the gorgeous vintage Behbehani Villas in Kuwait City, you’ll find a few splashes of modernity – a Starbucks, the original Casper and Gambini’s of yore, and a… sneaker store!
SoSneaky is the Marafi sisters’ gift to Kuwait – a haven where the style savvy, confident and curious can find a prime selection of one of the most comfortable fashion essentials:
Who doesn’t love online shopping? Sometimes, it’s just the best way to browse! You can curl up in the comfort of your own home, wearing your pajamas and watching your favorite show, and update your lif
Spend the weekend in Dubai, and be swept away by Michael Buble
Michael Bublé is coming to Dubai and this is your chance to win upper grandstand tickets for you and a friend to see him live in concert at the Dubai International Stadium!
BAZAAR has partnered with LOUDER Ent
Working out: While many of us dread it, we have to do it. Do we always work out to our full potential? More importantly, what makes for an adequate workout? One thing is for sure, having someone scream "stop crying" at you while you work up a sweat, will surely snap you out of your fitness funk.
When Jon P. came to Kuwait from the United States’ east coast four years ago, h
One of my favorite things to do after a day well spent at the beach is digging into a burger that hits the spot. The mere thought of those flavors, biting into a beautifully seasoned patty of meat and munc
There’s something about an evening dining experience at a cosmopolitan Italian spot that makes you feel social and hungry all at once. The atmosphere at Trapani Cicchetteria translates that beautifully i
This year, Chopard along with partner Trafalgar Company invited their guests and members of the press, to an exquisite gathering at the Hamra Mall “Sky Lobby” to celebrate the start of Ramadan, highly celebrat
It’s no secret, we love getting our food delivered to us. There’s nothing quite like enjoying the comforts of home and getting your hands on your favorite restaurant dishes. Still, not all concepts deliver, leaving us with a craving that we could either ignore, or brave the traffic to satisfy. Enter Carriage! With their call to action – Try Carriage – we obviously felt the
Now that Ramadan, and all the festivities of Eid are over, we need to get back on track and transition back to our healthy habits. Many of us have gained extra unwanted weight during the past month and hav
Recently named as the Best Luxury Hotel and leading Luxury Beach Resort in Kuwait by World Luxury Travel Awards 2016, Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa provides families with an all-inclusive destina
If you do succumb to the call of the road, try to think a little bit out of the box
It’s summertime again. You can tell by the fact that your steering wheel has melted in the parking lot and it is time to do what all clever birds do at this time of the year and look for somewhere a litt
What do an engineer, a marketeer and an MBA student have in common?
What do an engineer, a marketeer and an MBA student have in common? This is not the start of a bad joke, rather a testament to the diversity of talent that broadcasts over the radio every morning to thousands of eager listeners. We’re talking of course about the Breakfast Show on RK FM99.7, with Aki Al-Mubarak, Tee Saab and George Tarabay, whose delightful antics and witty banter plaster
While Kuwait doesn’t really have that many pet friendly places like dog parks and such, that shouldn’t stop you from wanting to become a dog owner! Dog owners are perhaps the most challenged when it comes to finding spots where dogs can run wild and enjoy the great outdoors. For dog-owners who live in apartment buildings and don’t have any garden spaces, the challenge becomes even gr
A common misconception amongst us avid readers is that there aren’t any real bookstores in Kuwait. Over and over again that notion has been proved wrong by none other than That Al Salasil. From providing
Watching his grandmother create elegant designs, a young Charbel grew inspired and designed dresses for dolls. Charbel honed his sewing skills under the watchful eyes of his grandmother, and continues to a
Friends since their high school years in Kuwait, Nikita Kohli and Georgia Canavan always dreamed of becoming certified trainers to make a difference in people’s lives, and they set about achieving their
Zuhair Murad, and more bridal must-haves at Harvey Nichols Kuwait
Ah, to be a bride. It’s quite possibly the most magical event of your life! Between the celebrations, the planning, and all the details in between, the event itself is set up to be an unforgettable one m
Elegance and sophistication are two words that rarely spring to mind when it comes to Iranian kebabs. Usually served up with some fresh bread and a helping of rice, kebabs aren’t the most glamorous of fo
So, following on from last month’s article in a totally non premeditated 2 part Geeks and Gamers, E3 has been, come and gone, and now we know what the next 12 months of gaming has in store for us. I wonder how close my predictions were. Let’s see!
Starting in order of the conferences, we begin with EA. The biggest applause of their conference, of course came from Battle
Discover Taiba Hospital’s solution to a healthier you!
We’ve all been there – going from nutritionist to nutritionist and trying every workout available to us. While some efforts are fruitful and others can prove inept, we continue our search for the ultim
Dancing the calories away with Zumba's premiere instructor
Hey, ladies! We’d like to bring your attention over to the healthier side of things, because believe it or not, we actually enjoy exercising! (Well, we have to move around a little to make up for all those delic
According to her Instagram account, Fatma Abodoma – a unique, talented artist and photographer - is “a human witch who used to be a whale.” Through this wacky and original phrase, Fatma invites us to a world of playfulness and intrigue. Being a sucker for original souls, I knew I had to ask her a few questions! Join me in getting to know a little more about this passionate a
There’s nothing quite like grabbing a post-workout smoothie or a fresh shot of wheatgrass before heading home. The health benefits alone of proper smoothies – no not the shakes with ice-creams and comp
Interview with Abeer2 cofounder Abeer Yousuf Al Safran
In April 2015, it was reported that more than 2,000 people residing in Kuwait are diagnosed with autism. The disorder, identifiable in children between 30 months and 8 years of age, requires specialized at
We embarked on a journey through cultural gastronomic delicacies upon entering the beautifully constructed modern Kuwaiti cuisine fine dining destination called Dar Hamad. This two-story villa-esque restaurant is built in a way that embodies the artisanal qualities of the Sandooq Mubayat – the traditional dowry box – and is decorated in a way reminiscent of old Kuwait. Natural
Kuwait’s art scene is constantly expanding and there’s a growing demand for creative spaces. With that in mind, the good people at The Promenade are in the process of creating a cultural hub for all to
Discovering Kuwait’s Porsche Heritage Service Centre
In the mind of Pascal Hayek, Porsche Heritage Service Centre Service Manager, his love affair with the Porsche brand extends far beyond the realms of a typical 9-5 job. It stems from a deeply rooted place of passion and dedication towards Porsche and Behbehani Motors Company. The American University of Beirut Mechanical Engineer graduate boasts a seasoned 34-years of professional experienc
Premium outlet prices, all year long, are a short visit away
Sometimes online shopping isn’t for everyone, and it came to us as a relief that premium outlet shop eFashion wasn’t another website, but a real brick and mortar shop that offers amazing deals! The ori
Save time with 24hrs online shopping and home delivery with Sultan Center
As we’ve been super busy moving from the Free Trade Zone to Salmiya and setting up the new office, we decided to save time by using The Sultan Center’s new online groceries shopping delivery service. I
On storytelling, REORIENT, and novel writing with Joobin Bekhrad
As a predominantly online publication, REORIENT needs no introduction, as it’s made a mark on the international arena with all of its innovative content celebrating Middle Eastern arts and culture. Award winning founder and editor of REORIENT Joobin Bekhrad is widely acclaimed for his written works, and with a resume that runs high with literary experience, it comes as no surpri
Kuwait’s Bibi’s Cake pairs with Norwegian sensation Manuela Kjellen
Baking, more than any other culinary endeavor, requires a special kind of person. It is not enough to follow a recipe exactly, nor will it do to have a lovely looking treat that tastes sub-par. Bakers need to be l