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Outdoor cinema to Chinese speakers' corner - our round-up of around town events and community happenings

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Peter Hook interview

Former Joy Division and New Order bassist talks life and legacy ahead of Dubai DJ gig

Top spa deals this week

13 ways to feel more relaxed right now

Behind the scenes at Virgin Radio

Just what do the DJs get up to while the tracks are playing? Behind the scenes at the UAE's biggest breakfast show

Best art exhbitions now showing in Dubai

This week: New shows from SH Raza and your last chance to see Gregory Heisler's portraits

28 top nights out this week

Starring: Jazzy Jeff, Peter Hook, Lionel Richie, Shaggy & more

35 top eating out deals in Dubai this week

Our editor's weekly round-up of hot tables and dining deals

Top TV picks this week

Five things worth staying in for

Where East meets West

Chinese author Duncan Jepson merges East and West ideologies in his new thriller

Dubai Desert Triathalon: The lowdown

A triathlon, but not as you know it - in Dubai, endurance horse racing is added to the classic long-distance challenge

Phill Jupitus in the hot seat

TV presenter, stand-up, actor, musician and DJ guest stars in return of Whose Line is it Anyway?

New focus on autism

The new Doris Duan-Young Autism Centre in Healthcare City heralds a step towards helping many in the emirate

Dining with the big cheese

How to make a good impression on a first business meeting

Sharmila Dance Extravaganza

We go behind the scenes with city's growing dance school ahead of annual showcase

African nights out in Dubai

There's a new craze for Afro-flavoured beats in town. We investigated

Behind the scenes with Rio 2

Director Carlos Saldanha tells us how to make it in kid's animation

The Imagineer lands in Dubai

We talk to lead performer Halili Gashi about the world premiere of new circus and cinema live show at Meydan

Whose Line is it Anyway?

As the popular sketch show spin-off returns to the region, we meet special guest Phill Jupitus

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis interview

We talk to (one-half-of) world-conquering rap duo ahead of Abu Dhabi gig

The Gypsy Swing Project album guide

Kooky jazz Manouche act talk us through debut LP, Paris-Dubai


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Check out Rekkford at Story Rooftop or celebrate Easter at Traiteur

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Unprecedented number of local bands and artists release new music

5 things to do tomorrow in Dubai
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Do a family par 3 golf challenge or have colour therapy at Spadunya


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