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
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
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
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
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
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 little further from the sun to spend some time.
After your hands have healed from the steering wheel burn, you take the time to look through all the usual destinations, the beache
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
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
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 have shifted our regular sleeping patterns to adapt to the Ramadan lifestyle; for many, it can be tough to switch back and so this article is to help you do that effectively. In this article
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 role of David in a biopic film. This new campaign, with David a
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
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
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 an incredible presence in annual regional book fairs to expanding their bookstore in an incredible way – That Al Salasil are winning over our hearts. Since their inception in 1972 as b
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 complex sugars – and cold pressed juices are reason enough to make the Bluezone Juice Bar a regular pit-stop. With fridges stocked with their cold pressed concoctions at several Sultan Cent
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
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 attention and care. Abeer Al Safran has been responding to this need in society since 1999 by co-founding Abeer2 Voluntary Team for people with special needs.
Al Safran is a Kuw
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
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
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
The thing with Indian cuisine is that each region has its specialty. The subtle and, at times, not-so-subtle flavor profiles beautifully combine to give you a perfect dish every single time. Highly influen