Try a beachside barbecue on The Palm or dance with Moodymanc
Time Out Dubai staff
Thursday 19 A beachside barbecue on The Palm The Kempinski on the Palm Jumeirah is dishing up a new Argentinian barbecue on the beach. Expect plenty of grilled meat and more. Dhs175 (food only), Dhs225 (selected house beverages). Thu, Fri, Sat 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. West Crescent, Palm Jumeirah (050 600 4427).
Thursday 19 MustHaveSoul with Moodymanc 20:20 Vision drummer turned house DJ Danny Ward makes his UAE debut at 360°. Free (guestlist) only. 7pm-2am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 406 8999).
Thursday 19 Move to the Cuban Brothers groove Larger-than-life DJ and dance trio The Cuban Brothers fly in for a spin with top local talent Conan Liquid and Charl Chaka. Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (056 799 6335).
Thursday 19 Access all areas with Joris Voorn and Shortee Blitz Huge Dutch tech-house talent Voorn headlines in N’Dulge’s main room, and there’s a set from top UK hip-hop DJ Shortee on the terrace. Dhs100 (ladies free before midnight). 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (056 603 7961).
Friday 20 Find treasures at Traffic’s market Al Quoz gallery Traffic’s ‘Market of Everything’ offers second-hand furniture, books, music, art, food, clothes, toys, cars, instruments and more. Free. 10am-10pm. Until April 21. Traffic, 179 Umm Suqeim Road (04 347 0209).
Friday 20 Have brunch at Hakkasan A set menu featuring 10 types of delectable dim sum is served at this slick contemporary brunch, which can be supplemented with puer ya jian tea or premium bubbly. Dhs199 (dim sum and tea), Dhs500 (bubbly). Noon-3pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Emirates Towers Boulevard (04 384 8484).
Friday 20 Kick back at the Chill Out Festival De La Soul headline today, while The Kooks do the honours on Saturday. Dhs350. 4pm-midnight. Until Saturday 21. Media City Amphitheatre, www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 20 Get SubMinimal at this new night SubMinimal is the new once-a-month night where music with an ‘inversely proportional ratio of beats and bass versus space’ is played. We’re told to expect anything from house and techno to drum’n’bass and dubstep – and maybe a dash of hip-hop for good measure. Free before 1am, Dhs50 after (with one drink). 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Catwalk, Golden Tulip Hotel Al Barsha (04 341 7750).
Saturday 21 Buy a week’s worth of fresh veg at Ripe Food Market Pick up boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables.Smaller boxes can feed one to two people for a week, while larger boxes can feed a family. Dhs80 (small), Dhs130 (large). Sat 9.30am-1pm. Ongoing. Dubai Garden Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.ripeme.com (04 340 0006).
Saturday 21 Fly over to Dubai’s first Comic Con Today is the second day of the inaugural Middle East Film and Comic Con, which will feature the best of global pop culture. Expect plenty of zany comic-inspired fancy dress. Day passes from Dhs55. Noon-10pm. Dubai International Marine Club, www.timeouttickets.com.
Saturday 21 Dance to alternative tunes at 360° Expect funk, Northern soul, ska, reggae, disco and hip hop alongside classic house at popular club night Eclectic Circles. Free. 4pm-2am. Ongoing. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (056 682 6617).
Saturday 21 Sizzle this Saturday at Ruth’s Chris Enjoy steak in an atmosphere that would have suited the likes of Dean, Frank and Jimmy. Dhs265 for three courses. 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Monarch Dubai (04 501 8666).
Saturday 21 Salsa and dinner at Mahiki This new event features a dinner to the sound of a live Cuban band, followed by salsa dancing. Free. Food prices vary. 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 380 7731).
Sunday 22 Five treatments in 100 minutes for Dhs500 Choose five 20-minute treatments from a list that includes an intense glycolic face peel, hot stone massage and more. Dhs500. Until September 31. The Spa, The Palace, The Old Town, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7888).
Sunday 22 Taste the best of the Italian coast Enjoy a wide range of traditional Italian dishes at Pax. Main courses Dhs65-Dhs115 per person. Daily 7.30pm-1am. Until April 30. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
Sunday 22 Drink with the girls at Rosso Ladies get two free Latin-American drinks every Sunday. Free. 9pm-midnight. Amwaj Rotana, The Walk at JBR (04 428 3088).
Sunday 22 Redeem yourself on Sunday Redemption Sunday at The Monarch’s Gold Lounge features hip hop and R&B tunes. Free for ladies all night; Dhs60 for men after midnight. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Gold Lounge, The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 425 8623).
Monday 23 Try chocolate delicaies from THE One Sample decadent chocolate-infused dishes and drinks until the end of the month. Prices vary. 9am-9.30pm. Until April 30. THE One, Jumeirah Theatre, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 345 6687).
Monday 23 Get cricket fever at iZ Enjoy the Indian Premier League along with a three-for-two promotion on beverages and a special snack menu. Prices vary. Daily 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Until May 27. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
Monday 23 Watch a documentary at The Pavilion Inspiring architecture films The House of Jean Prouve and The Stone Thermal Baths will be screened tonight. Free. 7pm-9pm. The Pavilion, Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 447 7025).
Monday 23 Sign up to boxfit class and get free gloves Ignite is giving away a pair of Everlast boxing gloves with every new sign-up. Dhs600 for eight sessions. 7.30pm-8.30pm. Until April 30. Riva Beach Club, Palm Jumeirah and The Shack, Kite Beach (04 448 7142).
Tuesday 24 Sample the flavours of Chile at La Parrilla Taste Latino food accompanied by plenty of grape. Dhs350 (food only), Dhs455 (grape pairing). 7pm ’til late. Until April 28. La Parrilla, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 406 8999).
Tuesday 24 Enjoy a steak experience Hunters Room & Grill presents a Blackmore dining experience with head chef Ben Hannon. Dhs1,100 (five-course menu, grape pairings, pre-dinner mixed drink). Reception 7.30pm, dinner 8pm. The Westin Dubai (04 399 4141).
Wednesday 25 Go pearl diving! Sign up to Jumeirah’s authentic pearl diving experience, where you’ll take a dhow and then be taught how to dive for pearls. There’s also a buffet lunch served afterwards. Dhs700 (includes lunch), Dhs500 (children under the age of 12 – they can participate in all activities other than the dive itself). 9am-3pm. Meet at Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 406 8828).
Wednesday 25 Learn about food and farming in the UAE Shelter Dubai will host a panel discussion on food and farming in the UAE, with input Baker and Spice and N_K_D Pizza. Free. From 7pm. Warehouse 30, Al Serkal, Al Quoz (04 380 9040).