See J-Lo shake her stuff or catch the world's best golfers
Time Out Dubai staff
Thursday 22 Watch J-Lo shake her stuff in Dubai The bootylicious one, aka Jennifer Lopez, stops by in our city on her Dance Again World Tour. Dhs295-1,495. Doors open 6pm, show starts 9pm. Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, www.timeouttickets.com.
Thursday 22 Special offers at Essa Beauty Book a combo mani-pedi and get a callus treatment and foot scrub for free. Dhs15-140. Ladies only. Until November 30. Essa Beauty, Cluster G, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 374 4288).
Thursday 22 Try a Moroccan tagine at Tribes It’s the last few days of the restaurant’s North African special – try it while you can. Dhs160 (Moroccan tagine). Sun-Wed 10am-10pm, Thu-Sat 10am-midnight. Until November 25. Mall of the Emirates, Barsha (04 395 0660).
Thursday 22 Dine and giggle at Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience Enjoy a comedic two-hour, three-course meal in the style of Fawlty Towers, with Sybil, Basil and Manuel as your hosts. Lunch show Dhs295; dinner show Dhs395 with welcome beverage. Mon-Thu 7.15pm; Fri 1pm, 7.15pm. Until December 4. Arabian Courtyard Hotel and Spa, opposite Dubai Museum, Bur Dubai, www.timeouttickets.com.
Thursday 22 See Irish rockers Aslan play McGettigan’s To help the popular Jumeirah Lakes Towers drinking hole celebrate its second birthday, long-running Irish band Aslan – known for hits including ‘Crazy World’, ‘This Is’ and ‘Shine a Light’ – play a free gig. Free. 9pm. McGettigan’s, The Bonnington, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 356 0560).
Friday 23 Catch the golf at the DP World Tour Don’t miss the climax of the Race to Dubai, and your chance to see golfing greats while sipping cool drinks. Free (register online). From 7am. Until November 25. Jumeirah Golf Estates, Emirates Road, www.dpwtc.com (04 375 9999).
Friday 23 Hear Gilles Peterson spin at Nasimi Acclaimed musical dot-joiner and BBC radio DJ Peterson makes a more than welcome return to Dubai – this time playing at Nasimi Beach. Dhs100; free for ladies and Dhs50 for men before 7pm. 5pm-2am. Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 200 4321).
Friday 23 Sing along to Gotye’s ‘Somebody I Used to Know’ A chart-topper in more than 40 countries, Gotye makes his Dubai debut tonight. Dhs250-750. Doors open 7pm, show starts 9pm. Dubai World Trade Centre, www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 23 Try American-style festivities at Fountain Restaurant To celebrate Thanksgiving, the venue is holding a brunch today, and a themed dinner on Thursday. Fri brunch: Dhs190 (soft drinks), Dhs260 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Thu dinner: Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs185 (grape and hops). 7pm-10.30pm. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments, Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
Friday 23 Dean Obeidallah at The Gramercy Tonight and tomorrow are your last chances to catch Palestinian-Italian-American comedian Obeidallah. The last comedy night was packed, so make sure you book early. Dhs175 with one drink; Dhs300 with two-course meal and one drink. 9pm. Until November 24. The Gramercy, DIFC (04 437 7511).
Saturday 24 Celebrate Thanksgiving al-fresco at The Terrace This celebratory brunch takes place outside, with an American-style barbecue. Dhs190 (soft drinks), Dhs280 (grape and hops). 12.30pm-4pm. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1804).
Saturday 24 Give blood at Dubai Outlet Mall Anyone over the age of 16 can donate blood and help save a life – just don’t forget your ID. Free. 1pm-6pm. Dubai Outlet Mall, Dubai-Al Ain Road (04 433 4666).
Saturday 24 Get cultural at the South Asian Festival Hear Bollywood music maestros, chuckle at stand-up comics and sample lots of food. Free. 4pm-1am. Until November 24. Global Village, Emirates Road (04 362 4114).
Saturday 24 XO Saturdays with at Armani/Privé Top urban night XO ends the week with R&B and hip-hop tunes served up by reliable residents Mass Ramli and VDJ Barbu.TV. Dhs150. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Armani/Privé, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3308).
Sunday 25 Cleansing pampering at Jebel Ali Golf Resort Try a 90-minute deep-cleansing treatment that includes a traditional hammam, complete with a henna mask, and a white clay mask with rosewater. Dhs360. Until November 30. The Spa, Jebel Ali Golf Resort (04 814 5810).
Sunday 25 Tuck in to beef ribs at The Meat Co Both Meat Co outlets in Dubai, at Souk Al Bahar and the Madinat, are hosting an all-you-can-eat ribs deal. Dhs185. Sat-Sun noon-11pm. Until February 17. Madinat Jumeirah (04 368 6040). Souk Al Bahar (04 420 0737).
Sunday 25 Barbecue at Rosso Try Italian-style grilled fish and meat, with views of the Gulf. Dhs189 (soft drinks). Sun 8pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3088).
Monday 26 Yoga classes with Rita Expect a combination of vinyasa flow and hatha yoga. It’s a good place to learn beginner poses and relaxation techniques, and become comfortable with yoga. Dhs75 per session. 11.30am-12.30pm, 12.30pm-1.30pm. The Third Eye, Saeed Tower II, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 809 8595).
Monday 26 Dine on thali at Chor Bazaar Sample baked naan, prawns, chicken and lamb dishes. Dhs139 (soft drinks), Dhs199 (selected beverages). Daily 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate (04 444 5613).
Monday 26 Chill at Mahiki Mondays Beach Luau This new weekly indoor tiki beach party offers a more relaxed night, with a ‘beach chic’ dress code. Free (door policy applies). 7pm-3am. Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 380 7731).
Monday 26 See yet more comedy at Monday Night Funnies Tonight’s show features former Saturday Night Live impressions guru Dean Edwards. Dhs100-150. 8pm. Blends, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Tuesday 27 Anti-ageing deal at Kaya Skin Clinic Get a 20 percent discount on all anti-ageing services, including Botox and fillers. From Dhs500. Until November 30. Kaya Skin Clinic, various locations including Dubai Marina Walk (04 450 8438).
Tuesday 27 Play frisbee! Join the Spin Doctors V ultimate frisbee league, open to both men and women. Dhs200 individual, Dhs1,400 team. 7pm-10pm. Until December 18. Gems World Academy, Barsha, www.duplays.com (055 224 0187).
Tuesday 27 Feast tonight at Sicilia Enjoy an evening of Sicilian specials, including antipasti, breads, pizza and pasta, all using seasonal produce. Dhs139 (soft drinks), Dhs199 (sparkling grape). Tue 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 5613).
Tuesday 27 Dine with a Chilean tipple at Toro Toro The special grape-night menu is carefully matched with Chilean varieties. Dhs500 (four courses). 8pm-2am. Grosvenor House Tower Two, Dubai Marina (04 399 8888).