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THE ARTS CENTER
music + theater + dance + film + spoken word + multi-media + conversation = culture under one roof
Take a look at our 2017/18 season line up by clicking Events
Welcome to The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi — a beacon of inspiration at the university where performance, education, and community come together in a vibrant, state of the art setting to enrich the cultural life of both the campus and the city.
Hedi is a young Tunisian man trying to figure out his place in the world. Plagued by indecision, he routinely submits to the wishes of his mother, including agreeing to her desire to place him in an arranged marriage and take a job as a car salesman. Things change, however, when he encounters Rim, an intriguing woman with an independent streak who inspires Hedi to take charge of his own life.
A moving sound installation sharing oral histories of ten ordinary people who were buried in Syrian gardens.
The Middle East’s longest-running poetry open mic shines a spotlight on some of the UAE’s most talented established and up-and-coming spoken word and performing artists.