Silent disco, local rock bands, reggae and more Dubai fun
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 15 Smash! Ladies’ night at SPiN Possibly Dubai’s quirkiest venue, ping pong themed SPiN, has launched a ‘hard-hitting’ ladies’ night with free drinks for three hours. Free. 9pm-midnight. SPiN Dubai, Wafi (04 370 7707).
Wednesday 15 Have a massage and a hot chocolate Designed with Dubai’s insomniacs in mind, have a lavender foot soak followed by a full-body massage, to the sounds of guided meditation or deep delta waves. Finish with a cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows. Dhs350 for 60 minutes. Ongoing. SensAsia Urban Spas, Emirates Golf Club (04 417 9820).
Wednesday 15 Indulge in asparagus at Fire & Ice The seasonal menu includes white asparagus soup with smoked salmon ravioli. Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until May 31. Raffles Dubai, Wafi (04 324 8888).
Wednesday 15 Make new connections Attend a night of networking under the stars at Seville’s, an event which the organisers pride themselves on for its fun atmosphere and pressure-free environment. There are also welcome drinks and nibbles. Dhs80 per person, including drink and nibbles. 7.30pm-midnight. Seville’s, Wafi City, www.meetup.com/under-the-stars-networking-evening (no number).
Thursday 16 Party at a silent disco (for free) Dance along to your choice of DJs on headphones at this novel ‘silent disco’ concept, although one DJ will play out loud all night. Free. 5pm-2am. The Dek on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Thursday 16 Sample grape and cheese at Chinwaggery The ‘very deli’ promotion offers cheese, cold cuts and the sommelier’s selection of the week. Prices vary. 6pm-midnight. Until June 27. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8888).
Thursday 16 Stay ‘Cool in the City’ at District The new ‘Cool in the City’ indoor concept features tunes from DJ Rash and Sabrina Terence and drinks deals from 8pm-11pm. Free. 7pm-late. District Lounge, DIFC (050 880 2285).
Friday 17 Indulge at Yuraku izakaya Try out the Japanese eatery’s new all-you-can-eat-and-drink deal. Dhs129 per person. Thu and Fri 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Asiana Hotel, Salahuddin Road, Deira (04 238 7777).
Friday 17 Rock with a bumper bill of bands Seven top local bands have been lined up to play Rock Nation’s Alternative Rock Festival, including favourites KickSound, Point of View and Abbo, while top billing goes to AKB who will be launching their new EP on the night. Dhs60. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).
Friday 17 Watch an endurance karting competition in Motor City The second event in the 2013 Dubai Kartdrome Endurance Championship sees karting competitors battle it out in a challenging 600-lap race. Free for spectators. From Fri 9pm to Sat 11am. Until May 18. Dubai Kartdrome, Motor City, www.dubaiautodrome.com (04 367 8744).
Friday 17 Get DUST-ed on the roof at a pool party Alternative promoters DUST ditch the bars and basements of old for their first pool party on the year, with NYC disco master John Morales behind the decks. Dhs75. 5pm-3am. Tamanya Terrace, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 396 9111).
Friday 17 Drop Dread at the Deep Crates reggae fest One third of India’s ‘first reggae soundsyetm’, Reggae Rajahs, DJ MoCity guests at Drop Dread, brought to you by the Deep Crates Cartel. Dhs50. 10pm-3am. Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha (04 399 6699).
Saturday 18 See Aussie artist Jennifer Stelco In ‘Monster’, Stelco captures her own artful dancing, painting alter ego. Until June 1. 4 Walls Art Gallery, Al Quoz 1 (04 338 8892).
Saturday 18 Watch a traditional dhow race The Al Ghaffal event sees around 100 60ft dhows take to the sea, starting at Sir Bu Nair, 65 kilometres off Sharjah, before finishing at Mina Seyahi. Free. From 7am-6pm. Dubai International Marine Club, Mina Seyahi, Dubai Marina (04 399 5777).
Saturday 18 Get a free breakfast THE One Deli is offering two breakfasts for the price of one. From Dhs31. Sun-Thu 9am-11am; Fri and Sat 9am-noon. Until June 16. Jumeirah Beach Road (04 345 6687).
Saturday 18 Chill at an Ibiza-style pool party The fresh ‘Balaeric Saturdays’, hosts DJs Da Sendri, Jack Woodcock and Shaun Soomro and live acoustic elements from musicians. Free. 2pm-6pm The Dek on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Sunday 19 Enjoy some man pampering at The Spa Head to Sunday Mandays and get 40 percent off treatments 50 minutes or longer. Until end of June. The Spa at The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7424).
Sunday 19 Get to grips with golf A beginner’s golf course starts today, with an hour’s tutorial every week for six weeks. Dhs899 per person. Sun or Tue, 7pm-8pm or 8pm-9pm. Until June 25. Emirates Golf Club, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).
Sunday 19 Tuck into dim sum at The China Club The new evening promotion offers a selection of dim sum, noodles, and rice dishes. Dhs108. Sat-Mon 7.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Monday 20 Test your wits at Time Out’s Ultimate Quiz We’ve teamed up with McGettigan’s DWTC to host our very own pub quiz. Running throughout the next six Mondays, the weekly test of wits will be hosted by personality Peter Redding, and has a grand prize of a trip to Dublin for four. Free. 7.30pm. Ongoing. McGettigan’s DWTC, World Trade Centre (800 6247).
Monday 20 Have a discounted dinner at Pascal Tepper To celebrate their second anniversary, dinner guests at Pascal Tepper will get 25 percent off their bill. From Dhs50 person. Daily 5pm-9pm. Until May 31. Dubai Media City, next to Radisson Blu Hotel (04 454 2408).
Monday 20 Organic food truths Find out what makes something organic and the effects of chemicals on the human body. Free. 6.30pm-7.30pm. The Archive, Gate 5, Safa Park (04 349 4033).
Monday 20 UAE single launch Melissa Le Rue launches the 13th Fridge Concert Series, previewing her debut single ‘Unite’ with a Filipino choir. Dhs50. 7.30pm. The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 347 7793).
Tuesday 21 Have a facial and get a blow-dry for half price Pastels Salon’s Ultimate Face and Hair treat offers spa-goers 50 percent off a blow-dry after any full-priced facial from their leading brands. Until May 31. Pastels Salon Jumeirah, Villa 20, 1186 Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah (04 388 3534).
Tuesday 21 Sign a team up for corporate basketball This men’s tournament begins today and is open to teams from companies in any field of business. Dhs2,450 per team. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Until June 11. Gems World Academy DXB, Al Barsha, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).