Veganism is fast moving beyond a fad towards becoming a global ecological necessity. and in the uae, meat-based traditions are being turned on their head
Below Chambers Street, at Manhattan’s tip, financial powerhouses are making way for techies, creatives, families and a new night-time economy. This is the rebirth of Downtown New York.
4am in Fabric, a cavernous nightclub in London’s Clerkenwell district and the resident DJ, Terry Francis, has just dropped a twisted slab of techno which sends the packed dance floor wild. This is a moment repeated around the world: clubbers losing it to underground dance music, driven by – as the old house classic goes – a basement, a red light and a feeling. It’s a scene that’s been played out in basements around the world for the past forty years. However in recent years, something’s changed. More and more clubs are closing down and less and less young people...
From a Creekside ode to the contemporary to monumental sculptures at the Louvre, this is the season of culture in Dubai. Laura Egerton, local cultural commentator and curator, makes a case for why art around the region has never been so vibrant.
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Down on Norway’s southernmost tip is a restaurant like no other in Europe. Partially submerged beneath the North Sea off the coast of Lindesnes, ‘Under’ will soon become the continent’s first subaquatic dining space. From a distance it looks as though a concrete monolith has toppled from the shore into the ocean. But by the time Under opens in April next year, tourists and intrepid epicures alike will be able to dine while observing the marine environment from its giant panoramic window onto the seabed. The design team behind Under, Snøhetta, call it a ‘sunken periscope’...
Timeless Oman has a long connection with fragrance – but its most beguiling scent is found in a surprising place
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