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I was in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for the second time in six months and could feel the change between my visits despite the short span of time. More women were walking around in colorful abayas in the conservative Saudi capital. Music was audible in some cafes. And a weekend outdoor funfair was
A rap concert was the last thing I expected to see in Saudi Arabia. After all, this is a country so conservative, so puritanical in its official interpretation of Islam, that for decades there was almost no music played in public at all. Not in stadiums or theaters. Not in restaurants or malls. Not
Unimaginable just a year ago, concerts, with women and men attending, are now taking place in Saudi Arabia.
In a historic move permitted by Saudi rulers, a stadium in Saudi Arabia’s second city, Jeddah, allowed women to attend a soccer match between two local teams. Dressed in headscarves and long flowing abbayas the women filed into the stadium, ushered by women in orange T-shirts over their