The Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) participated in the 46th Annual Congress of the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP), in Nairobi, Kenya.
We receive so much feedback from you, our readers, about what you want to see more of in Tempo, and what you want us to throw out. We love your letters and are always thankful for the feedback, both positive and negative. You see, we know that you wouldn’t write to us if you didn’t care.
By Dr. DMS- A Doc from the Bronx
There is a tight connection between medicine and social media. Many doctors have Facebook, Twitter, and other accounts. However, there is a whole social media scene just for us; sites that require the input of our credentials for verification before we can join. Once we’re in, it’s a whole scene for ‘our eyes only’.
Couch pervs, it’s not what you’re thinking. There is a wealth of forums by doctors for doctors. The subject matter varies from educational information to advice from peers (“Had this case yesterday….. What would you do?”) to physician personal matters.
TEMPO’S TOP TEN SONGS IN THE UAE: 1) Paradise- Coldplay 2) Earthquake- Labrinth ft. Tinie Tempah 3) Give me all your luvin- Madonna ft MIA and Nicki Minaj 4) Wild Ones- Flo Rida ft. Sia […]
Canon has unveiled its most advanced PowerShot – G1 X – that looks like the existing G-series compacts but is a very different prospect. This large sensor (18.7 x 14mm) camera can capture 14MP with 28-112mm, F2.8-5.8 4x zoom lens, 4-stop image stabilizer, optical viewfinder…
Neena Rai- An artist with a flair
My favourite time of the year is back! The weather has cooled down considerably. The birds are chirping, people looking happier, and there is definite optimism in the air. We just celebrated Diwali, hoping and praying for a better and prosperous year ahead. And in November, a plethora of festivities await. There is something exciting for everyone. We have Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Eid, the Formula 1 races, the art bus, and not to mention the boating and camping season in full bloom.
A competition that gave the community a voice
When Tempo and the New York Film Academy Abu Dhabi decided to launch a film competition to celebrate UAE’s 40th anniversary, and give members of the community an opportunity to express their love and appreciation in short videos. The response was phenomenal! The event was held at Mamoura Auditorium and attended by film enthusiasts, industry experts, educationists and members of the public.
– by Sithara Sethumadhavan
Shakespeare once wrote, “All the world’s a stage,” but for this young artist all Abu Dhabi is the stage or, in her case, the canvas. Neena Rai is an Indian expatriate, a city based artist cum model cum entrepreneur who follows art as a religion.
Sara Svensson, a resident of Abu Dhabi city has an interesting suggestion about the Corniche sidewalk…
Tempo Loves …
The Healing Power of Doing Good: The Health and Spiritual Benefits of Helping Others by Allan Luks and Peggy Payne. This book states the obvious (we think): if you do good for others, good flows back to you.
What do you get when you combine a killer voice, magnetic personality, and an award-winning smile? The answer is Osama El Kamel of Sudan, and winner of February’s edition of The Dream Players.
An Ode to Dust
In my eyes and in my hair,
And other places I dare not share,
The workplace is such a hectic environment these days that we hardly give any thought to what we consume before and during office hours. Most us work on default mode and try grabbing what’s convenient, cheap, and tasty.
Omron Khan is the Managing Director of a marketing firm. He often travels back and forth between UAE and UK. This is what he had to say about the Heritage Village in Abu Dhabi: