Dance to Above & Beyond or rock to Stereophonics at Sandance
Time Out Dubai staff
Thursday 8 See trance legends Above & Beyond Last time this Brit trance trio played in our city, we were so impressed we gave them a Time Out Dubai Nightlife Award. Dhs150 in advance, Dhs200 on the doors. 7pm-2am. Sandance Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.timeouttickets.com.
Thursday 8 Get rid of unsightly hair Biolite Aesthetic Clinic is offering laser hair removal services for less this month – you can save up to Dhs500 on underarm, bikini and beard treatments. From Dhs300 for underarm (normally Dhs500). Until November 30. Biolite Aesthetic Clinic, Al Razi Medical Centre, Dubai Healthcare City (04 375 2122).
Thursday 8 Watch the first race at Meydan Catch the first meeting of the 2012/13 racing season. Free admission; Dhs25 (premium seating), Dhs75 (parade ring lounge), Dhs295 (starting price for dining). Gates open 5pm, races start 6.30pm. Meydan Racecourse, Al Meydan Road (04 427 2110).
Thursday 8 Groove to house tunes on the lawn Berlin DJ Anja Schneider is known for founding the influential Mobilee Records – hear her spin at this one-off Groove on the Grass gig at Emirates Golf Club. Dhs130. 7pm-3am. Emirates Golf Club, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 380 1234).
Thursday 8 Last chance for laughs (this month) After a slimmed-down run of just five Dubai dates, this month’s Laughter Factory – starring ex-MC Doc Brown – winds up tonight. Dhs140. 9pm. Until November 8. Grand Millennium Hotel, TECOM, www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 9 Get running with Dubai’s ladies Take part in the Dubai Women’s Run 2012 by jogging 5km or 10km around Palm Jumeirah. Dhs100. From 7am. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.dubaiwomensrun.com (050 551 2991).
Friday 9 Take a truffle masterclass at Armani/Ristorante Learn how to make dishes such as roasted wild sea bass with cauliflower purée and white truffle, then tuck in to lunch. Dhs1,000 per couple, including three-course lunch with grape pairing. 10am-2pm. Armani Hotel, Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Friday 9 Sing along to Stereophonics on the sand One of the biggest rock acts to play Sandance so far; Welsh rockers Stereophonics have an incredible stash of late ’90s crowd-pleasing hits up their sleeves. Dhs275-450. 2pm-2am. Sandance Beach, Palm Jumeirah, www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 9 Hit an old-school beach party If Sandance all seems a bit much for you, check out more relaxed alternative Do You Remember? The third Jamaican-themed beach party offers plenty of old-school tunes and tasty yard-style food. Dhs150. 6pm-2am. Club Joumana, Jebel Ali Golf Resort, www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 9 Watch clowns try their hand at Shakespeare Ductac presents Hamlet the Clown Prince, a new interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic play. Dhs150-350. Doors open 6.30pm. Until November 10. Centrepoint Theatre, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4777).
Saturday 10 Peruse shoes at a new emporium Pick up footwear, bags, small leather goods, jewellery and sunglasses at this huge new boutique, which has a distinctly Parisian feel. Level Shoe District, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 501 6888).
Saturday 10 Shop locally at Ripe farmers’ market Explore the weekly market, which is involved in today’s Al Quoz art project. Prices vary. Sat 9am-1pm. Ongoing. The Courtyard, Al Quoz (04 380 7602).
Saturday 10 See Kardinal Offishall at People The Canadian ‘ambassador of hip-hop’, Kardinall is a very special live guest. Free. 10pm-3am. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 354 3131).
Sunday 11 Shave for a cause To mark the Movember charity initiative, in which men grow a ’tache throughout the month, proceeds from The 1847 Shave will be donated to prostate cancer charities. Dhs115. Until November 30. 1847, various locations including Emirates Towers Boulevard (04 330 1847).
Sunday 11 See watercolours depicting the world Local gallery Artinhouse welcomes acclaimed Australian artist Asleigh Manley for a third annual art exhibition of watercolours from his extensive travels. Until November 27. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai, Oud Metha (04 336 6000).
Sunday 11 See an exhibition by Sara Al Haddad This Emirati artist starts her residency at Gallery of Light. Until December 12. Gallery of Light, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4777).
Sunday 11 Try Bistro Madeleine’s new lunch deal The quaint French venue introduces a business lunch deal of classic bistro fare. Dhs75. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Monday 12 See bhangra at Kaleidoscope Enjoy some authentic Indian cooking and entertainment. Dhs205 including welcome drink). Daily 6pm-11pm. Until November 14. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Monday 12 Play rugby Train with the Jebel Ali Dragons on Mondays and Wednesdays, with games held on Fridays. There’s also a ladies’ team. Dhs900 for the season, including training gear. 7pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence, firstname.lastname@example.org (no number).
Monday 12 Catch that amazing musical you missed Kalubela was a hit last month. Now The Fridge have assembled the best bits for a one-off show. Dhs50. 7.30pm. The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 347 7793).
Monday 12 Giggle and groove to musical comedy A night of musical comedy at Monday Night Funnies, courtesy of Paddyman and The T-E-M-Ps. Dhs75. 8pm. Blends, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Tuesday 13 Dine on white gold Ronda Locatelli introduces a new seasonal menu of dishes using white truffle. Prices vary. Sat-Wed noon-10.30pm; Thu-Fri 6pm-11.30pm. Until December 15. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Tuesday 13 Sample Singaporean flavours at Peppercrab The Straits kitchen promotion offers a hawker-style setting and dishes from the region. Prices vary. Sun-Thu 7pm-11.30pm, Fri-Sat 7pm- midnight. Until November 18. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
Tuesday 13 A Gypsy jazz hoedown Boulou and Elios Ferré, whose father played with the late, great, Django Reinhardt, return to Dubai following a spellbinding gig in May. Dhs80-100. 8pm. Blue Bar, Novotel World Trade Centre (04 332 0000).
Wednesday 14 A guacamole giveaway at Taqado Mexican Kitchen Celebrates ‘national guacamole day’ with free nachos and homemade guacamole. Free. 10am-10pm. Mall of Emirates, Barsha (04 385 1171).