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  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • The Arab Film Festival visits Los Angeles on Friday through Sunday

    The Arab Film Festival visits Los Angeles on Friday through Sunday
    The Arab Film Festival, which opens Friday at the Harmony Gold Theatre in Los Angeles and continues through Oct. 20, is the largest independent annual showcase of Arab films and filmmakers in the United States. Founded in San Francisco in 1996, the...
  • American woman becomes finalist on 'Arabs Got Talent'

    American woman becomes finalist on 'Arabs Got Talent'
    Jennifer Grout is a 23-year-old blond from Boston with a lovely singing voice and dreams of stardom who, like many an aspiring superstar before her, has turned to a reality TV in a bid for fame. But Grout is not competing on "The Voice" or "American...
  • Epcot: Spice Road Table restaurant coming soon in Morocco

    Epcot: Spice Road Table restaurant coming soon in Morocco
    The newest restaurant at Epcot is about to enter "soft opening" mode. Look for Spice Road Table to operate this weekend in the Morocco pavilion. The eatery is actually built smack on the theme park's World Showcase Lagoon, which could make it a prime...
  • Cheaper, Self-Propelled Rail Cars Are New Again

    On Sept. 6, The Boston Globe reported that Massachusetts was creating a train service between two of Boston's most vital — but heretofore poorly connected — neighborhoods, Back Bay and the Seaport District. Two things caught my eye. The...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Rock the Casbah'

    Despite the familiarity of its tale about recriminations, revelations and reconciliations during a family gathering for a funeral, "Rock the Casbah" is consistently engaging and frequently amusing, largely due to the vivid performances by a strong cast,...
  • Martin Scorsese, Sharon Stone Topline Stellar Marrakech Fest Opening

    MARRAKECH -- Traditionally known for its thick French accent, Marrakech's glamorous opening night, held on Friday at the Congress Palace, had a definite Hollywood flavor with Sharon Stone getting a career tribute, as well as jury president Martin Scorsese...
  • Hicham Lasri: 'It Won't be Long Before the Arab World Decisively Rises Up Against the Status Quo'

    Hot on the heels of the success of 2012's "The End," Hicham Lasri weaves another post-war tale with apocalyptic undertones in "They Are the Dogs." The sophomore feature comes to its home fest of Marrakech after making the festival rounds at Cannes,...
  • Dubai Film Festival Dedicated to Local Core

    A decade after its launch, the Dubai Intl. Film Festival has firmly earned its leadership role among Middle East film events thanks to its unwavering drive to be international, but with an Arab core. "We are the only festival that, aside from...
  • Morocco Still a Hot Destination for Foreign Producers

    MARRAKECH, Morocco -- The local industry started developing at a faster pace in the early 2000s with the creation of the Advance on Receipts, a selective financing mechanism modeled on a French program allowing producers to collect public funds, and the...
  • Jack Donnelly vaults into 'Atlantis' lead role

    Jack Donnelly vaults into 'Atlantis' lead role
    Jack Donnelly jumped into his auditions for BBC America's fantasy series "Atlantis" using a few well-placed bluffs. "I lied through my teeth," he said, laughing, during a recent phone call from London. When asked by producers if he had a gymnastics...