ART & CULTURE

The Ayoub Sisters – Striking a Major Chord​

They are bold, smart, funny and so talented. Sarah and Laura Ayoub are classically trained, multi-instrumentalists who cross the boundaries between classical and contemporary music. Oh and by the way, they are Coptic and Egyptian.

Coptic Art: A New Understanding

I am in love with Coptic Icons. The more I look at them however, the more questions are raised in my mind about the way and the reasons they are painted. Indeed, as a keen student of iconography, there is a question that I am asked over and over again….

Coptopia Exclusive: Harry Potter’s Tom Aldridge

I’m ginger, which makes both of those things slightly challenging! Drama was definitely not on the list of things that made you ‘cool’ back then, neither was it a profession taken seriously by any teachers, even my own school Drama teacher!

Put God First – Denzel Washington

In delivering the commencement speech at Dillard University, Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington told the college graduates to put God first in everything they do, adding that everything he has accomplished in this life was due to the grace of God.

Matthew McConaughey’s Three Priorities

Matthew McConaughey with the Oscar® for Best Actor for his performance in “Dallas Buyers Club” at the 86th Oscars® in 2014.

Ballet: Missing the Pointe?

When someone says ballet, you immediately imagine girls in pink tutus, prancing around without a care in the world, but the reality is far from this common misconception. Here are the top four misconceptions!

Egypt’s Bassam Allam wins 2018 Sony World Photography Award

The 29 year-old Cairo-based fashion and portrait photographer Bassam Allam snagged a Sony 2018 World Photography Award; but his career is only just beginning. His photographs unveil a mind-enriching mystery world in seemingly normal surroundings.



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