A DYNAMIC line-up of GCC talent is headed to Bahrain next weekend as the Bahrain Spring of Culture festival continues.
Sarat Live is a hip-hop performance featuring home-grown Kuwaiti-Bahraini duo Daffy and Flipperachi, joined by DJ Outlaw and Saudi rapper Lil Eazy.
A live band and dance crew complete the ensemble for the show which will include some of their biggest hits.
The free concert will be held at Bahrain Bay on April 12.
Doors open at 5pm.
A performance by Don Giovanni: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, regarded as “the opera to beat all operas”, comes to Bahrain tomorrow.
The Mozart masterpiece is simultaneously full of farce, innuendo, seriousness and drama underscored by thrilling music.
Led by renowned Belgian conductor René Jacobs, the event will be held at the Bahrain National Theatre, starting 8pm.
The opera will be accompanied by Camerata Vocale Freiburg choir.
On Friday Jason Derulo will perform to sold-out crowds at Bahrain Bay, starting 8.30pm.
With a barrage of dancers, tight routines and memorable hits such as Ridin’ Solo, Whatcha Say and Trumpets, the concert promises to be a night to remember.
A screening of the 2013 documentary film Finding Vivian Maier will take place on Saturday at the Bin Matar House in Muharraq.
The critically-acclaimed film tells the story of a mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers.
Discovered decades later, she is now among the 20th Century’s greatest photographers.
Directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never-before-seen photographs, films and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.
Entry to the movie is free and it will be screened from 6pm to 8pm.
Registration is required at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kuwaiti poet Abdullah Al Failakawi will perform at the Ibrahim Al Arrayed House of Poetry in Manama on Monday.
Mr Al Failakawi took home first place in the Youth Authority of Kuwait’s competition for his poem ‘Prayers of the Heart’, in which he conveyed a spiritual experience, infusing verses with a Sufi essence about human choice and tribulation.
The young poet’s unique style has earned him a firm place as one of most sought-after poets in Arab poetry festivals.
The free event starts at 8pm.