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Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi says, "I don't buy artworks that I think are pretty ... I buy art that is politically meaningful." That art includes Yemeni photographer Boushra Al Mutawakel's Mother, Daughter, Doll series. Courtesy of Barjeel Art Foundation hide caption

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Muslim Artists, Now

For Arab Artists With Something To Say, This Sheikh Is A Loudspeaker

Media personality and art collector Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi spends a fortune on artworks by living, Arab artists; then he shows them to as many people as possible.

Stranger In Town Pat Metheny
Awake Tycho

Emily Blunt stars as Kate Macer in Sicario. She says the film raises questions about the definition of strength: "Is it somebody who has a gun and does bad things? Or is strength actually strength of character and strength of maintaining your ideals?" Richard Foreman, Jr. SMPSP/Lionsgate hide caption

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Emily Blunt Says 'The Tides Are Turning' For Women In Action Films

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Studio 69 Alan Hawkshaw
Varga-Varga Chico Trujillo

Pope Francis, shown here at St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, will arrive in Washington on Sept. 22, his first-ever visit to the U.S. VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Should Americans Expect To Hear From The Pope?

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Halcyon Days Mokhov

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi says, "I don't buy artworks that I think are pretty ... I buy art that is politically meaningful." That art includes Yemeni photographer Boushra Al Mutawakel's Mother, Daughter, Doll series. Courtesy of Barjeel Art Foundation hide caption

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For Arab Artists With Something To Say, This Sheikh Is A Loudspeaker

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Solar East Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali Group, Temple of Sound et. al.
NorteƱa del Sur Bostich & Fussible & Bostich + Fussible
Sushi Roll Soft House Ibiza Collection

Partygoers attend a Prohibition-era themed New Year's Eve party celebrating the start of retail pot sales, at a bar in Denver on Dec. 31, 2013. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Awesome Tips, Dude: Denver May Allow Pot In Bars, Restaurants

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IPlayYouListen ODESZA
Cineramascope Galactic
Cheesy [Amen Mix] Plug
Sinnerman [Felix da Housecat's Heavenly House Mix] Nina Simone

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