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April on Inside the Middle East

An Egyptian woman stands in front of graffiti in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
An Egyptian woman stands in front of graffiti in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Artists are being inspired by current events taking place in the Middle East
  • In Jordan, two brothers are getting a laugh with their political cartoons
  • In Beirut, the Kabbani twins deliver social messages through graffiti, music and fashion

(CNN) -- In April, Inside the Middle East discovers how some of the region's most creative artists are being inspired by current events taking place in the Middle East.

Egyptian artists inspired by the revolution

We visit Art Dubai to talk to Egyptian artists who interrupted their work when revolution came to Tahrir Square and repainted the country's political landscape.

Inspired by the events they witnessed in person, the artists have been given a new perspective on their world and their work.

Jordan's cartoon commentary

In Jordan we meet two brothers whose political cartoons have raised chuckles from Amman to Abu Dhabi.

Graffiti in Lebanon

Continuing the fraternal theme we travel to Beirut to encounter identical twins Omar and Mohammed Kabbani, who believe a spray can is more powerful than an AK-47 as they deliver social messages through graffiti, music and fashion.

Web creativity inspired by revolutions

Millions are watching the internet for parodies of political leaders including Mubarak, Gadhafi and Ben Ali. We embark on a web search for the funniest clips.

Watch the show at the times below (all GMT):

Wednesday 30 March, 6 April: 0730, 1730
Saturday 2 April, 9 April: 0730, 1230, 1830
Sunday 3 April, 10 April: 0530, 1730
Monday 4 April, 11 April: 0330

 
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