John Cleese, Miguel Campbell and one big farewell to 360°
Time Out Dubai staff
Thursday 24 Dance’ til you drop with Miguel Campbell The Taboo team is flying out innovative Brit house DJ Miguel Campbell to headline this popular weekly club night. Dhs100 (main room), Dhs150 (with rooftop access). 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).
Thursday 24 Check out Mike at Mansion It may be just a week old, but Mansion is already attracting talent such as Californian DJ Michael Sanchez, who takes to the decks this evening. Free (guestlist and reservations only). 9pm-3am. Mansion, Meliá Dubai, Kuwait Street, Bur Dubai, email@example.com (050 144 0753).
Thursday 24 See Madonna’s most iconic costumes at BurJuman An exhibition entitled ‘Simply Madonna’ showcases the singer’s most iconic outfits, film props and personal items. Free. Until June 6. BurJuman South Village Area, opposite Virgin Megastore (04 352 0222).
Thursday 24 Try locally smoked specialities Nasimi Beach is running a ‘Salmontini’ promotion featuring salmon from Scotland’s west coast, in a variety of smoked styles and cuts from a Dubai-based smokehouse. Dhs65-145. Noon-11.30pm. Until June 30. Atlantis The Palm (04 426 2626).
Friday 25 Perfect your moves at the Dance2LAX workshop Think you’re king of the dancefloor? Try this one-day dance workshop with acclaimed celebrity choreographers Blake McGrath and Laurie Ann Gibson, who will teach you the hottest moves. Dhs799. From 8am. The Venue, Emaar Boulevard (04 439 0900), www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 25 Buy fruit and veg at an al-fresco market – while you still can Snap up the freshest veg at what will likely be the last Souk Al Bahar farmers’ market before the event ends for summer. Free. 9am-3pm. Ongoing (weather permitting). The Terrace (next to Baker & Spice, opposite Burj Khalifa), Souk Al Bahar (04 427 9856).
Friday 25 Last chance to party at Blue Marlin This al-fresco club has been the talk of the town since opening earlier this year, but it will soon be too warm to visit. Head down while you can. Members, members’ guests and restaurant reservations only. 1pm-1am. Until June 2. Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel & Resort, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).
Friday 25 Say farewell to 360° for the summer Arguably Dubai’s most iconic dancefloor, 360° is shutting up shop for the seasoafter tonight. Get on the floor one last time and jig to a top bill of ten local house DJs. Free (guestlist only). 4pm-2am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 406 8999).
Friday 25 Wiz and Tinie come to play Rapping talents from either side of the Atlantic unite as US star Wiz Khalifa and Brit grime king Tinie Tempah share the bill. Dhs295-700. 7pm. Dubai Media City, www.timeouttickets.com.
Saturday 26 Watch a traditional dhow race See the last race of the watersports season at Dubai International Marine Club, in the shape of this long-distance traditional 60ft sailing contest. Free. From 7am. Dubai International Marine Club, Mina Seyahi, Dubai Marina (04 405 8843).
Saturday 26 See The Gleek Club perform A Glee tribute band will play at this waterside mall for the last time this evening. Prepare for vocals and dance routines to your favourite hits. 6pm, 7.30pm. Until May 26. Festival Square, Dubai Festival Centre (800 332).
Saturday 26 Network with the city’s art experts Meet art fans and pros at Pecha Kucha, an artistic community and networking evening. 7pm-11pm. Until May 26. The Pavilion, Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 447 7025).
Saturday 26 Hear some hot beatboxing – and an eight-string guitar Unusual UAE duo Few as Much combine the beatboxing skills of singer Shero with the guitar pyrotechnics of Zyriab. Free. 8.45pm-1.45am. Ongoing. Jambase, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).
Sunday 27 Catch cricket fever Your last chance to enjoy the Indian Premier League at iZ. There’s also a three-for-two promotion on selected beverages and a special snack menu. Prices vary. 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Grand Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2222).
Sunday 27 Drink on the cheap and enjoy great views The Observatory’s 52nd-floor views are fit for a king – but a generous happy hour means that many drinks are just Dhs20 between 5pm and 10pm. Free entry. 5pm-10pm. Dubai Marriot Harbour Hotel, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).
Sunday 27 Tuck into a Sunday roast at The Wharf Featuring Aberdeen Angus roast beef, spit-roast chicken and rosemary lamb leg – all served with Yorkshire puddings. Dhs120. 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).
Sunday 27 Enjoy a soppy film by the pool Watching PS I Love You from the pool means no one will see you blubbing. Dhs99 (with snack and drinks). 8.30pm. Cabana, The Address Dubai Mall (04 438 8999).
Monday 28 The Men in Black return Long-awaited sequel Men in Black 3 lands in the UAE this week, 10 years after its predecessor – and this time it’s in 3D. In cinemas across Dubai.
Monday 28 Tour the Mediterranean Dune’s ‘Taste of the Mediterranean’ offers a culinary journey through the region. Today, the food takes more of French theme. Dhs175 (soft drinks), Dhs255 (selected beverages). Sun-Tue 7pm-11pm. Until June 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Monday 28 Try a different type of Thai heat Head to Thai Kitchen for the Hot Pot evenings and try ‘juhm jihm’, a speciality from Esarn. Dhs150 per person (minimum two people). 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Tuesday 29 Check out DIFC’s newest gallery RIRA’s launch exhibition is entitled ‘Respect to Time’ and features works by both emerging and internationally recognised Iranian artists. Free. Until June 16. RIRA Gallery, Gate Village 3, lower level, DIFC (04 369 9339).
Tuesday 29 Join a social unisex netball league Play seven-a-side indoor netball in this mixed, recreational tournament, which starts today. Dhs250 per person, Dhs1,950 per team. 7pm-10.30pm. Until June 26. Regent International School, Emirates Living, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).
Tuesday 29 Ladies: grab a few free drinks Four free fizzy drinks for ladies at newly jazzed-up The Gramercy, plus food from Dhs40. 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. DIFC (04 437 7511).
Wednesday 30 Check out new store Lovin’ My Bag Is your designer bags in need of some TLC? This newly opened US concept store offers restoration, cleaning and care services to men and women’s luxury designer handbags. Level one, Palm Strip Mall, Jumeirah (04 386 6081).
Wednesday 30 Get down to the ultimate ladies’ night DJ Paul Mendez is flying in for Zinc’s Ultimate Ladies’ Night. The fairer sex get free bubbly before 1am. Dhs75, free for ladies. 9pm. Zinc, Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 151 5609).