Desert X AlUla Prepares to Open Amid Criticism

February 12th, 2020

As Desert X AlUla prepares to open, the NYT profiles the festival and the fraught politics behind its operation, as Saudi Arabia faces continued criticism and looks to open its culture to the West.  “Engaging people to people, being able to start that dialogue, was something we were brave enough to take on, and I do think brave is the word,” says Desert X head Susan Davis.

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