Test-Drive: Chevrolet Impala LTZ 2014

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Chevrolet Impala was recently put back on the Kuwait market after being discontinued for years. The Impala 2014 came back strong with a new design and a modern interior packing new technologies that are new to the standard Chevrolet sedan. It comes in LS, LT, and LTZ. Has a 3600CC engine, 6 cylinders, and produces 305 HP.

The car is luxurious, specially for a person who loves a lot of buttons inside their car  to play with, like myself, features include:

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Dikakeen Restaurant at The M2

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 The M2 is Salhiya Company’s latest project, it refers to the M2 floor in Al Salhiya Complex where 4 new local restaurants will be opening. Dikakeen is one of those four, offering Kuwaiti fusion food.

I found the dishes served to be original. There are some recipes that I haven’t heard of before. Some were okay, and others were HEAVENLY. I’ll point out my favorites as you scroll down the pictures.

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Re-cast Architectural Photography Exhibition

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 Re-cast is an architectural photography exhibition organized by CAP and sponsored by Pace. The exhibition showcases the works of local architects who have all undergone a 5-day workshop under the guidance of Samer Yamani and Gunnar Knechtel, where buildings were documented, assessed, and manipulated to create an entirely new perspective of the architecture. Some of the works displayed were truly fascinating. I’ve always thought that nothing can capture the personality of a building like a good picture can, and this was exactly the case here.

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Event: Red Bull King of The Rock

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Kuwait is hosting the qualifier for the Red Bull King of the Rock, a one-on-one basketball tournament where sixty-four of Kuwait’s most talented basketball players will fight to advance to the final 16 which will take place on May 23 at the same place. The winner at the final will earn a “golden ticket” to compete in the Finals on Samasana, Taiwan.

  • Date: 15-16 May 2014
  • Venue: Marina Basketball Courts

 

New Music Cover By Abdulrahman Soufi: Bad Day

 

My brother’s latest cover – “Bad Day” by Daniel Powter. This time he tried shifting to a whole new genre with the Funk/Reggae, in addition to being his first shot at using decent video editing software. The vocals, guitar and bass are by Soufi. Drums are by Mohamad Shaheen.

You can watch his previous videos or subscribe to his channel if you’d like on Youtube.com/Asoufi147

The Great American Bagel Bakery

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The Great American Bagel Bakery is opening in Kuwait very soon. They sent over 2 teaser boxes containing an assortment of bagels and 2 kinds of dipping. Tried the apple cinnamon one and it was yum! My brother, on the other hand, loved the bagels so much he continued to have a bite of each, so he could taste them all – never mind the quarter-bagel in the photo below.

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