Thursday 23 Hear smooth sounds from Mr Mraz Jason Mraz’s laid-back, family-friendly tunes set the scene for what should be another chilled night at the Jazz Festival. Dhs295-995. Doors open 7pm. Festival Park, Dubai Festival City, www.timeouttickets.com.
Thursday 23 Jazz Cup T20: Pakistan v England The teams meet again in the first T20 match. From Dhs30. Doors open 6pm, match starts 8pm. Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Sports City, www.timeouttickets.com.
Thursday 23 Have dinner at the races Farriers’ seafood and barbecue dinner offers views of the on-track horse-racing action while you feast on a buffet. Dhs250 (food only), Dhs375 (selected house beverages). 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).
Thursday 23 Learn about chakra healing This fun introductory workshop, organised by local alternative healing centre The Third Eye, will feature plenty of tips, training and a free chakra diagnosis. Dhs100. 7pm-9pm. The Third Eye, Saeed Tower II, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.thirdeyeonline.com (055 809 8595).
Thursday 23 Sustainable seafood at Shabestan Try a new menu featuring Persian delicacies and sustainable fish dishes in keeping with the EWF Choose Wisely campaign. Prices vary. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek, Baniyas Road (04 205 7333).
Friday 24 Watch fists (and feet) fly Dubai’s top boxing gyms pitch their best fighters against one another. Head to JBR to watch lightweights and heavyweights fight. Dhs100-150. 7pm-10pm. JBR, www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 24 Sway along to James Morrison Supported by Dirty Robbers and Brett Dennen, the British crooner will perform hits including ‘You Give Me Something’ and ‘Wonderful World’ at this Dubai Jazz Fest gig. Dhs295-995. Show starts at 7pm. Festival Park, Dubai Festival City, www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 24 Techno king Mark Broom’s UAE debut At the forefront of the UK’s techno scene for more than 15 years, Broom has never visited the Middle East. But that’s been rectified courtesy of the Ill Communications team, who have recruited him to man the decks at Trilogy. Dhs100. 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5171).
Saturday 25 Ogle a graffiti display at Hermès The work of famous graffiti artist Darco (the first man to be convicted of damage to public property in France) is on display in The Dubai Mall. Free. Until March 31. Hermès, The Dubai Mall (04 330 8385).
Saturday 25 Hear inspirational speakers Speakers at BOLDTalks 2012 will cover topics as varied as the Berlin Wall and the Arab Spring. Today’s event features a talk from Miki Mistrati, who documented child labour in the Ivory Coast. Dhs200. From 10am. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.boldtalks.com (04 341 4777).
Saturday 25 Go mad for barbecue at the Pullman Indulge in unlimited barbecued meats and seafood on the hotel’s Vantage Terrace. Dhs150 (soft drinks), Dhs190 (hops), Dhs380 (hops and grapes). 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. The Pullman, Mall of the Emirates (04 377 2353).
Saturday 25 Celebrate 25 years of house Local DJ legend Buff Wise – the man behind club night Taboo – celebrates 25 years in the industry at this MustHaveSoul special. Free. 4pm-2am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (056 682 6617).
Saturday 25 Eat and drink like Ernest Hemingway Ruth’s Chris is serving a special menu inspired by the tastes of the legendary American writer. Dhs495 per person (with bottle of grape per couple and cigar). 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Monarch, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8666).
Sunday 26 See top Egyptian art Curated by Mohammed Talaat, ‘Egyptian Tales’ features the works of seven Egyptian artists, and is a great example of the nation’s art history. Free. Until March 5. Artspace, Gate Village Building 3, DIFC (04 323 0820).
Sunday 26 Get fit with kickboxing and Muay Thai Try a high-energy workout that combines fun with effective calorie-burning techniques. Dhs500 for 10 sessions. 6.30pm-8pm, 8pm-9.30pm. Bodylines, Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0000).
Sunday 26 Your last chance to try Canadian-Arabic food Today is the last day to order Ron Pietruszka and Suzanne Husseini’s Canadian-Arabic four-course fusion menu at Center Cut steakhouse. Dhs320 (food only). 6.30pm-11.30pm. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
Sunday 26 Be a bubbly connoisseur at Vu’s Today only: enjoy a four-course gourmet set menu paired with the finest fizzy beverages. Dhs650 (bubbly). 7.30pm-11pm. Vu’s, Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 319 8088).
Monday 27 Gaze at photos of Gaza ‘I Can Imagine You Without Your Home’ is an exhibition of black-and-white photographs documenting the plight of Gaza. Free. Until March 14. Gallery Etemad, Al Serkal Avenue, Street 8, Al Quoz (04 346 8649).
Monday 27 Enjoy some at-home pampering Local salon Belle Femme offers an at-home menu that includes everything from mani-pedis to aromatherapy sessions. Dhs200 for mani-pedi with a free 30-minute foot reflexology session. Belle Femme, various locations across Dubai (04 437 0207).
Monday 27 Watch the stars of men’s tennis Today is the first day of the men’s competition in the Dubai Tennis Championships. Tickets can be bought at the venue. From Dhs50. Matches start 2pm. Dubai Tennis Stadium, Garhoud, www.dubaidutyfree tennischampionships.com.
Monday 27 Eat steak and seafood Try a three-course meat and seafood menu, with mains served straight from the grill. Dhs470 (food only). 6.30pm-11.30pm. Center Cut, The Ritz-Carlton DIFC (04 372 2323).
Tuesday 28 See Daniel Radcliffe all grown up The Brit actor attempts critical reinvention with his first post-Harry Potter film, The Woman in Black – but is it any good? In cinemas across Dubai.
Tuesday 28 Sip Dhs15 drinks The Terrace is offering shorts for Dhs15 on Tuesdays, while all other drinks are Dhs27. What better excuse do you need to enjoy a mid-week tipple? Free. 5pm-8pm. Ongoing. Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0000).
Wednesday 29 Quaff half-price drinks at Warehouse Warehouse celebrates the Leap Year and its third birthday with half-price food and drinks throughout the day. Noon-2.45am. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2560).
Wednesday 29 Watch the world’s best tennis players slog it out Tickets are sold out for the final, but you can buy tickets to see the men play in day-three of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships today. Dhs50 per person. From 2pm onwards. Dubai Tennis Stadium, Garhoud, www.dubaidutyfreetennischampionships.com.