See Steve Lawler man the decks or dance day and night at dXb
Time Out Dubai staff
Thursday 4 Steve Lawler mans the decks at N’Dulge House talent Lawler makes a welcome return to Dubai to spin for new night Our Own. Dhs100; ladies free before midnight. 10pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (050 624 5751).
Thursday 4 Get your hands on Anna Dello Russo accessories at H&M Make a dash to the Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Mall or Deira City Centre stores to pick up the style queen’s much-coveted accessories line, featuring heavy gold and turquoise pieces. From Dhs109. Various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 330 8327).
Thursday 4 Try Kobe beef at Kiku Japan’s famous beef is served teppanyaki style, or grilled with a choice of three sauces. Discounts on Japanese beverages also available. From Dhs600 (250g). Daily, 12.30pm-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm. Until October 31. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Thursday 4 MustHaveSoul is back! The soulful house night relaunches with a new Soundsystem event at 360°, which brings together the trademark Thursday sound and the funky Eclectic Circle night under one roof. Free (guestlist only). 6pm-3am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (056 682 6617).
Thursday 4 See a foodie film at Make The regular Thursday evening film nights continue with a screening of Food, Inc, a cynical film that casts a spotlight on the American food industry, directed by Emmy Award winner Robert Kenner. Free, with complimentary popcorn. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Until October 18. Make Business Hub, Al Fattan House, JBR (04 392 9216).
Friday 5 Pick up the latest gadgets at Gitex This consumer electronics event gives shoppers the chance to get their hands on top new gadgets. Tickets are available at Enoc and Eppco filling stations, at the venue or online. Dhs30; free for kids under five. Open Wed 11am-10pm, Thu-Sat 11am-11pm. Until October 6. Dubai World Trade Centre, www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 5 Dance all day (and night) at dXb Festival Festival season gets under way with the first big outdoor bash of the season, starring Afrojack, Wiley, Kaskade and Far East Movement. Dhs350-500. From 4pm. Festival Park, Dubai Festival City, www.dxbfestival.ae.
Friday 5 Tuck into wurst at The Hub In honour of Oktoberfest, this JBR venue offers wiener schnitzel, bratwurst and weisswurst sausage, plus German hops. Prices vary. Daily 4pm-2am. Until October 7. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk at JBR (04 448 4862).
Friday 5 Listen to some operatic pop Classical man-band Il Divo – created by none other than Simon Cowell – arrive for a night of soaring arias and crossover pop-classical hits. See what all the hype is about. Dhs330-1,450. 7pm. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 5 Try a brand new Latin club night Hip Uruguayan producer Adriano K launches Onda!, a new night specialising in Latin beats of all varieties. Expect to hear everything from Brazilian funk to Colombian cumbias. Free. 10pm-3am. Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha (04 399 6699).
Saturday 6 Ponder the meaning of modern Palestinian-Libyan art Shadi Alzaqzouq’s works relate to the energy of Arab youth. His latest pieces are framed with tyres and express his connection to urban popular movements. Until October 25. Artspace, Gate Village building 3, DIFC (04 323 0820).
Saturday 6 Browse treasure (and trash) at Dubai Flea Market Sort through people’s second-hand goods in the hope of finding some antique-style wares and knick-knacks at bargain prices. Dhs3 (park entry). 8am-3pm. Safa Park, gate 5, Jumeirah (055 452 6030).
Saturday 6 Get down to The Grill This lively radio sports show, airing on Dubai Eye, is broadcast every week live from Barasti. Head down to hear Time Out columnist Tom Bushell air his views on the latest sporting snippets. Free. 5pm-8pm. Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi (04 399 3333).
Saturday 6 Taste star chef Yannick Alléno’s food The French chef visits the kitchen of his eponymous restaurant, STAY. From Dhs750 for four courses. Sat, Sun 7pm-11pm. One&Only The Palm (04 440 1030).
Saturday 6 Try posh mushrooms and more Raffles steakhouse Fire & Ice offers a new set of dishes using premium ingredients. Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until October 30. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Sunday 7 Enjoy October offers at Jasmine Spa Treat yourself to a relaxing aroma or hot-stone massage and body exfoliation. Dhs489 for 100 minutes. Jasmine Spa, Grand Millennium Dubai, TECOM (04 429 9999).
Sunday 7 Celebrate Miyako’s 25th anniversary The UAE’s first Japanese restaurant marks 25 years in Dubai with 25 dishes priced at Dhs25 each. Daily 12.30pm-3pm, 7.30pm-midnight. Until October 31. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Sunday 7 Sample premium beef at M’S Beef Bistro’s Try Limousine, Blonde d’Acquitaine and Parthenaise breeds in a variety of cuts. From Dhs245 (250g tenderloin). Daily 7pm-11.45pm. Until October 31. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Monday 8 Polish your swing Want to play golf with your work buddies, but not quite up to scratch? Try this coaching course, which will ensure you don’t humiliate yourself. Dhs1,200 for eight sessions. 7.30pm-8.30pm. Until November 26. Emirates Golf Club, www.duplays.com (055 224 0187).
Monday 8 …or classical tunes Listen to works by Schubert, Schumann and modern British composer Martin Butler from an acclaimed chamber group. Free. 8pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4777).
Monday 8 Get an improv comedy overload Monday Night Funnies Improv Revolution features games, sketches and more from the UAE’s first pro improv gang, hosted by Mina Liccione. Dhs75. 9pm. Blends, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Tuesday 9 Belle Femme deals for Time Out readers Belle Femme’s home service is offering Time Out readers 20 percent off hair Botox and Amazon hair treatments. Just mention this offer when booking, and present this page at your treatment. From Dhs2,500. Until October 31. Various locations, www.bellefemmeme.com (04 454 8652).
Tuesday 9 Drink for Dhs1 at Glasshouse Order a combination of any two main courses and enjoy beverages for Dhs1 each. Prices vary. Wed and Mon 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Creek (04 212 7550).
Tuesday 9 Listen to some obscure records DJs and musicologists share rare delights at the first ‘Listening Party’ at Traffic’s Market of Everything. Free. 7.30pm. Traffic Gallery, Umm Suqeim Road, Al Quoz (04 347 0209).
Wednesday 10 Giggle at 1Up’s comedy night Check out some local comics at One Night Stand-Up, hosted by Hisham Wyne. Free. 8pm. 1Up, Boutique 7 Hotel, TECOM (04 448 7928).