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
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 in Kuwait. Located in the heart of Shuwaikh Market, ZOI is Kuwait’s hottest new eatery. Reminiscent of a cozy Greek taverna, ZOI serves up colorful Mediterranean cuisine in th
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 life in a matter of minutes with just a few clicks!
But sometimes, life is unfair. We all know the feeling – when you really want to buy something but… they only deliver to t
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
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
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
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 munching on dreamy, crunchy fries, invokes so many awesome childhood memories; and after laying under the sun and swimming for hours, who wants to head home to cook? When it comes to choosing
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 "st
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
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
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 destination. There is something special for every family member; guests looking for a time to relax are welcome to Talise Spa, and those looking to stay active can bond over a game of tennis at
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 del
I know. I know it’s late, but…
I have excuses. Good ones! Yes, Uncharted 4 came out at the start of May. But first of all, E3 took up the last two Geeks and Gamers columns; in addition to that, I had no time at all to play new games due to planning (and panicking ) for my wedding.
Then there was the problem of my now wife. Sh
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
David Beckham and Kevin Hart reunite for a road trip in new H&M campaign
Bringing together one of the world’s biggest icons with the global comedy star, David Beckham has reunited with Kevin Hart for the new Modern Essentials selected by David Beckham for H&M.
The commercial is set on a road trip, picking the story up from their first commercial where Kevin prepared to play the
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
The New Year is here and that means it’s time to put those brand new resolutions to the test.
The New Year is here and that means it’s time to put those brand new resolutions to the test. For most people, it is safe to say that getting healthier and fitter is a major theme with resolutions. Which
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
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 wond
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
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 goals as a team. Known amongst local fitness circles as the Protein Sheikhas, cofounders Nikita and Georgia know a thing or two about the importance of group training, and are widely famo
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
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 thousa
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
The one where we starred in a Primary School’s art show!
The best thing about being a bazaarite is providing informative, interesting and entertaining content for our community. From our writers, to our design department, our communications manager and our medi
‘…an experience of calm and exhilaration simultaneously - is what I try to capture in my work...’
It is an intriguing new approach to geometry; Rana Begum’s visually meditative sculptural works meld art and design seamlessly. The London-based artist grew up in Bangladesh. Recalling her childhood days, Rana says, “A landscape of rice fields and coconut trees bordering idyllic bathing pools had a very powerful and calming presence.”
Rana draws her inspiration from Islam
Elevation Burger presents organic breakfast at the Al-Seif location
There is nothing like a hearty breakfast at the beginning of an early-spring day to stave off the chill and brighten your morning. What's even better is knowing that your breakfast is made up of the highes
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 foods. Enter Kateh, a fine dining Iranian concept that made its way to Kuwait from London. Classic from this cuisine are given the modern treatment, and coupled with fabulous plating make f
A new creative hub emerges at Elevation Burger Al-Seif
As we discovered last month, Elevation Burger empowers customers to make better food choices, and also empowers the community through locally sourcing its ingredients. We love the convenience that the Al
While modern artists are constantly in the public eye, Amira Behbehani prefers to remain in the background. Creating her art in peace, the artist finds that keeping a low profile suits her more. As the cre
It’s no secret by now that we at bazaar are obsessed with Q at the Yard. Not only do they save our hungry tummies on a daily basis with brilliant culinary creations and their expansive healthy options – they also have tantalizing desserts and amazing hot beverages – all wedged into a gorgeous and comfortable space in the heart of Kuwait City.
But the ladies behind the spa
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 co