Nightlife, fashion, football and more things to do in Dubai
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 3 Golf for less at twilight in Arabian Ranches Make the most of cooler afternoons with unlimited golf after 3pm during the week. Dhs205 per person. Sun-Thu from 3pm. Until April 30. Arabian Ranches Golf Club (04 366 3000).
Wednesday 3 A night of free Indo-fusion music There’s a staggering bill of four trailblazing Indian acts playing a free gig as part of the du World Music Festival. Tonight, catch Strings, Papon, Midival Punditz and The Raghu Dixit Project. To register for free tickets SMS ‘DULIVE’ to 4728. Free. Doors open 6pm; show starts 8pm. Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, www.du.ae/wmf, www.timeouttickets.com.
Wednesday 3 Watch expert fish-carving skills Japanese restaurant Hanabi introduces a tuna carving display by its chef, followed by a special yellowfin tuna set menu. Dhs179 (house beverages). 7.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Asiana Hotel, Deira (04 238 7777).
Thursday 4 Banish unsightly hair for less Rebecca Treston Aesthetics’ Cynosure Elite laser hair removal is on special offer this month, with discounts on three treatment areas. Dhs400, half leg Dhs800. Until April 30. Rebecca Treston Aesthetics, Euromed Clinic, Villa 611, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 5422).
Thursday 4 Sing along to Filipino rock legends Filipino rock band Eraserheads are back together. Find out what all the fuss is about. Dhs125-395. Doors open 6pm; show starts 9pm. Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, www.timeouttickets.com.
Thursday 4 Dine around the world at Park Hyatt The Dine Around deal offers an international dinner, including French food at Traiteur and Thai at Thai Kitchen, with each course served in a different restaurant in the hotel. Dhs395 per person. Dhs195 (grape pairing). Sun-Fri 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Thursday 4 Benoit & Sergio DJ at Trilogy A Frenchman (Benoit) and a Midwestern American (Sergio) have teamed up to create poppy, danceable electro grooves. Dhs100. 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).
Friday 5 DJ Sneak at Blue Marlin Soaring temperatures mean now is the time to make the most of beach club Blue Marlin. And what better week to pick than the one where Chicago’s DJ Sneak is behind the decks? Members and bookings only. 1pm-11pm. Blue Marlin Ibiza, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).
Friday 5 Check out Mirdif Fashion Weekend Daily fashion shows will take place from Thursday April 4 to Saturday 6, showcasing summer’s hottest looks. Visit the customer service desk in the central galleria to enter the draw for a gold-plated iPhone 5. Daily 5pm-9pm. Until April 6. Mirdif City Centre (800 6422).
Friday 5 Train arrive on time at Media City Infectiously catchy pop-rock trio Train bring along a back catalogue of hits, including ‘Drops of Jupiter’ and ‘Hey, Soul Sister’. Dhs295-495. Doors open 6pm; show starts 9pm. Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 5 Celebrate a belated Easter at Ossiano Tonight is your last chance to try the Easter degustation menu, including a hot cross crème brûlée. Dhs975 per person (food only). Thu and Fri 7pm-11.30pm. Until April 5. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Saturday 6 Adopt a cat or kitten Every Saturday starting today, Friends of Animals will host a cats and kittens adoption day to help re-home rescued felines. Free. Noon-4pm. City Vet, Al Wasl Road, www.friendsofanimalsdxb.com (04 388 3990).
Saturday 6 Feel on top of the world with a seafood lunch at At.mosphere The new lunch deal includes hand-dived scallops and lobster from Maine. Minimum two diners. Dhs450 (food only). Dhs690 (two glasses of bubbly). 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3706).
Saturday 6 Play in Fitness First’s football league Gym chain Fitness First launches its debut six-a-side football league today, open to both members and non-members. Dhs500 per player. Sun-Sat 7pm-10pm. Until May 18. SportZone, Fitness First, Meadows Town Centre (04 437 0545).
Saturday 6 The hunt for Dubai’s top model is over After a ten-week showdown, tonight the top male and female models in Cavalli’s competition will be crowned. Free (door policy applies). 11pm-3am. Cavalli Club, Fairmont Dubai (04 332 9260).
Sunday 7 Pre-summer pampering at Ahasees Spa Revitalise your body with a 60-minute cellulite wrap and 30-minute express facial. Dhs625 (normally Dhs1,050). Until April 30. Ahasees Spa & Club, Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2333).
Sunday 7 See UAE art in JLT Don’t miss a new showcase of UAE-based art, including photographs, paintings, sculptures and more. Until April 20. Arsh Art Gallery, Indigo Icon Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 4203471).
Sunday 7 Relax in the Green Community at Pine Grill The regular ‘chill and grill’ evenings offer a family-friendly barbecue by the pool. Dhs155 (soft drinks), Dhs260 (house beverages), Dhs65 (children aged six to 12). Daily 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Courtyard by Marriott, Green Community (04 885 2222).
Monday 8 Keralan treats at Softouch Spa The shirodhara massage is a unique style from Kerala in India, where medicated oils are poured over the forehead during a 45-minute full-body massage. Dhs750 for 90 minutes. Until April 30. Softouch Spa, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5909).
Monday 8 Check out the best of Design Days The ‘Métamorphose’ exhibition displays the 20 finalists in a competition organised by Van Cleef & Arpels, Design Days Dubai and Tashkeel. Until April 30. Tashkeel, Nad Al Sheba Road (04 336 3313).
Monday 8 See a movie laugh-fest Gagmaster Steve Carell is on top form in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. In UAE cinemas from Thursday April 4.
Monday 8 Delve into the Malabar coast at Armani/Amal The new regional special is a Malabar-inspired menu featuring Kerala cooking – try traditional Keralan fish curry. Dhs400 per person. Daily 7pm-11pm. Until May 30. Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Tuesday 9 Play frisbee outdoors Today heralds the start of Ultimate Warriors II, a mixed recreational league for adults. Dhs450 individual, Dhs3,200 team. 7.30pm-9pm. Until June 11. Gems World Academy DXB, Al Barsha (04 447 2394).
Tuesday 9 Meet local food entrepreneurs This event gives foodies the chance to discuss the reinvention of street food with industry entrepreneurs. Dhs75 (mocktails and canapés). 7.30pm-9.30pm. Make Business Hub, Al Fattan House, JBR (04 392 9216).
Tuesday 9 Watch a murderous musical Victorian slasher musical Sweeney Todd opens a five-night run tonight. Dhs130-175. 8pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.timeouttickets.com.