Thursday 29 Celebrate Trilogy’s first birthday with 2ManyDJs
A year after Mark Ronson hit the decks for Trilogy’s launch party, the Belgian groove-gurus visit Dubai to help the club celebrate its first birthday with their distinct mash-up style.
Dhs100 before midnight, Dhs150 after. 9pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah
(04 624 5751).
Thursday 29 Soak up the sunset to soulful tunes
DJs Charl Chaka, Conan Liquid and Nythayi hit the decks at 360° for a night of deep, soulful house, plus there’s a happy hour from 6pm-9pm.
Free. Doors open 5pm. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (050 107 6405).
Thursday 29 Argentinian beef at Rodeo Grill
Indulge in fine cuts of Argentinian steak at a classy gala dinner, complete with the finest grape-based beverages as recommended by the restaurant’s sommelier.
Average price for two Dhs300. 7pm-midnight. Al Bustan Rotana, Garhoud (04 282 0000).
Thursday 29 Rib-tickling entertainment with Barry Hilton
The Laughter Factory presents South African comedian Barry Hilton, whose show is sure to poke fun at Dubai and beyond.
Dhs175. 9pm. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777), www.timeouttickets.com
Friday 30 Try a new brunch at Armani/Peck
Feast on premium Italian dishes courtesy of this Milanese deli. This brunch differs in that
you can enjoy it any time from noon until 11pm (last order 9pm), in three-hour sittings.
Dhs240 (soft drinks), Dhs340 (selected house grape and Italian bubbly). Dhs550 (French bubbly). Noon-11pm. Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3444).
Friday 30 Friday dim-sum lunch at Long Yin
This Chinese venue will be dishing up plenty of steamed and fried dim sum, with a two-for-one promotion on hop-based beverages.
Dhs18 per portion. 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 217 0000).
Friday 30 Party all day at the Live Nation dXb Festival, Nasimi Beach
This 13-hour party features 27 artists, including LMFAO, Dave Seaman and Pete Wentz, performing across three stages.
Dhs350 (regular), Dhs500 (VIP), Dhs950 (VVIP). 2pm-3am. Nasimi, Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah, www.timeouttickets.com
Friday 30 Oktoberfest buffet at Hofbräuhaus
Celebrate in style at this German venue with a range of Teutonic buffet treats, including Bavarian beef goulash and white sausage dumplings in creamy mustard sauce, or veal dumplings in caper sauce.
Dhs220 (soft drinks), Dhs330 (selected house beverages), Dhs110 (children aged six to 12). 7pm-2am. JW Marriott, Deira (04 607 7977).
Friday 30 Catch Bobby V at Chi
Beach festivals not your bag? Head to Chi for a live performance from the American R&B singer.
Dhs150. Chi@The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha (04 337 9470).
Saturday October 1 Rugby World Cup: England vs Scotland at McGettigan’s
Yes, it may be an Irish bar, but it’s also a great place for English and Scottish rugby fans to watch the match. Scotland will be looking to upset England’s march to the top of the pool.
Free entry. 12.30pm. McGettigan’s, Bonnington Hotel, Jumeirah Lake Towers (04 356 0560).
Saturday October 1 Check out 411 at Armani/Privé
DJ Bliss and Mr Shef Codes put on a night of urban sounds at this super-stylish club.
Free, couples and guest list only. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Armani/Privé, Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3308).
Saturday October 1 Teatro turns 10
Just like Time Out, Teatro marks its 10th birthday this October. Treat yourself to an ever-changing selection of new Teatro creations, and a few all-time favourites for good measure.
From Dhs50 per person. Until October 31. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road,
firstname.lastname@example.org (04 343 8000).
Saturday October 1 Meet Eva Longoria at The Dubai Mall
Head to Bloomingdale’s for a meet-and-greet opportunity with the Desperate Housewives actress, who is launching the store’s ‘New York, New York’ autumn/winter 2011 campaign.
4pm-7pm. Bloomingdale’s, The Dubai Mall (04 350 5333).
Sunday 2 Seafood and sushi at The Talk
The Talk starts its new Sunday night promotion – spiced fish and shellfish straight from the grill, or fresh, succulent sushi prepared on-site.
Dhs165, Dhs230 (selected beverages). 6.30pm-11pm. Until October 31. The Talk, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8888).
Monday 3 Breast cancer awareness at Mandara Spa
In support of breast cancer awareness month, this spa is offering a Dhs150 voucher with every purchase of a limited-edition Elemis Think Pink beauty kit. Plus book a signature Mandara massage and receive a facial worth Dhs420.
Think Pink beauty kit Dhs250, massage prices vary. Until October 31. Mandara Spa, The Monarch Dubai (04 501 8888).
Monday 3 See an uplifting charity photo show
This photo show, in conjunction with Save the Children, offers a glimpse of the issues facing kids worldwide, and shows how low-cost solutions can help to bring hope to millions of children and their families.
Free. 9am-8pm. Until October 15. The Atrium, DIFC (050 916 6295).
Monday 3 Curry and hops at Spectrum on One
We still love this promotion. Guests can feast on unlimited servings of Indian curry and India’s top-selling hop-based beverage.
Dhs150. Mon 7pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. The Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).
Tuesday 4 Learn to play tennis like a pro
Want to be the next Novac Djokovic? Sign up for intensive training with Clark Francis Tennis’s former international-ranked coaches.
Dhs40 (Aviation Club members), Dhs60 (non-members). 7am-9am. Ongoing. Dubai Tennis Stadium, Aviation Club, Garhoud (050 650 3140).
Tuesday 4 Freebies at Zen Beauty Lounge
Book any fresh fruit facial this October and get a free wash and blow-dry worth Dhs100, or book a mani-pedi session and get a free jar of the salon’s ‘green glow’ organic body scrub worth Dhs70.
Mani-pedi Dhs140, fruit facial Dhs175. Until October 30. Ladies only. Zen Beauty Lounge, Discovery Gardens (04 434 3017).
Tuesday 4 Sample Pai Thai’s new seafood menu
Enjoy traditional Thai seafood specialities such as clam phad ped (spicy wok-fried clam), kung yang (grilled prawn) or hoy shell yang ma muang (grilled scallop with mango salad)
in a romantic atmosphere.
Dhs80-Dhs120 per dish. 6.30pm-11.30pm. Until October 31. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).
Wednesday 5 Live watchmaking at The Dubai Mall
Witness the skill involved in luxury watchmaking, as watchmaker A Lange & Sohne hosts live demonstrations taking place from 2pm to 10pm.
Free. Until October 11. The Dubai Mall Grand Atrium (04 330 4300).
Wednesday 5 View an exhibition at the Burj Al Arab
Slovenian artist Miro Persolja’s 100-piece ‘Take My Time’ exhibition runs at the Burj Al Arab for two days only. His work is abstract and uses glass and crystal to create depth and dimension.
Free. Until October 7. Burj Al Arab (055 337 5269).
Wednesday 5 Chuckle at The Laughter Factory
The line up at this month’s Laughter Factory comedy show includes Sean Hughes, Marlon Davis and John Fothergill.
Dhs130. 9pm. JamBase, Madinat Jumeirah, www.timeouttickets.com
Wednesday 5 Sample seafood at Al Muna
Every Wednesday night, this Madinat venue dishes up a range of seafood treats.
Dhs285 (soft drinks). 7pm-10.30pm. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).
Wednesday 5 Double drinks at The Music Room
Double up on short drinks for Dhs20 while resident band Urban play some
Free. 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. Majestic Hotel & Tower, Bur Dubai (04 501 2534).