The King of pop, the king of comedy and the king of quizzes
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 5 Play a round of golf for just Dhs100 The Track is offering nine holes on weekdays at an unbeatable rate. Dhs100. Sun-Thu 6.30am-4pm. Until June 30. The Track, Meydan Golf, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3733).
Wednesday 5 Cruise around the Palm Jumeirah Charter your own boat and spend a lazy afternoon or evening cruising around Dubai Marina and the Palm Jumeirah. Stop by the Burj Al Arab for a refreshing dip in the sea. From Dhs2,200 for two hours. Ongoing. Dubai Marina Yacht Club (04 362 7900).
Wednesday 5 Sample your way around Peru Toro Toro launches a the ‘Peru Mucho Gusto’ festival with a menu of Peruvian classics, such as duck rice and crispy chicken, devised by chef Jaime Pesaque. From Dhs200 for a main course. Wed-Thu 8pm-2am. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).
Thursday 6 Chill out at RIVA Beach Club This popular beach hangout attracts a young, care-free crowd. Make the most of your day off by soaking up a few rays, and maybe even trying stand-up paddleboarding, which is now available at the club. Dhs150 per person. Shoreline Apartments, Palm Jumeirah (04 430 9466).
Thursday 6 Take a Belgian lunch break The popular Belgian Beer Café now offers a lunchtime deal of soup, salad or sandwich, plus tea or coffee and soft drinks for an appetising Dhs70 per person. Dhs70. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Thursday 6 See live art on a vintage car at Gallery of Light An exhibition featuring 22 emerging and established Dubai-based artists, ‘The Big Picture’ opens tonight with live painting on a vintage Dodge Plymouth car, live graffiti and a DJ. 7pm-10pm tonight. Until June 8. Gallery of Light, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4777).
Thursday 6 Sample steamed seafood Amwaj offers seafood with a European focus, and this month’s ‘clambake’ deal offers diners large buckets of mixed steamed seafood for two. Dhs460 per couple (food only). 7pm-midnight. Until June 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Thursday 6 Shimmy along with The King Relive all of The King’s most memorable moves with lively tribute show, Elvis Forever. First of three nights. Dhs195. 8pm. Until Sat June 8. Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 7 Buy handmade items and one-off finds at ARTE market Features the hand-made wares, including jewellery, art and home items, of more than 1,800 eclectic artisans from 30 countries. Free entry. Noon-9pm. ARTE Market, Dubai Festival City Mall, near Ikea (04 341 8020).
Friday 7 Headbang at Dubai Rock Fest Widdly guitar genius Yngwie Malmsteen and Swedish death metal band Dark Tranquillity headline this huge bill of all things dark, scary and loud. Dhs250-450. Doors 4pm; show 6pm. Dubai World Trade Centre www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 7 360° moves inside for the first time Celebrate the release of Audio Tonic’s first full mix CD at this launch party – which is also the venue’s first indoor only night, headlined by hyped house name Hot Since 82. Free. 4pm-3am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (056 682 6617).
Friday 7 Treat you friend to dinner at The Talk The restaurant offer two for one throughout June on theme nights across the week. Dhs165 per couple (soft drinks). Dhs225 per person (house beverages). Free for children twelve and under. Daily 6.30pm-11pm. Until June 30. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8888).
Friday 7 The biggest comedian in the world Love him or loathe him, family-friendly British comic Michael McIntyre is a huge draw worldwide – something he’s replicated here by selling out both nights. Sold Out. Doors 6pm; show 8pm. Until Sat June 8. Dubai World Trade Centre www.timeouttickets.com.
Saturday 8 Watch an acclaimed indie auteur’s lastest work Described by legendary film critic Roger Ebert as ‘the new great American film director’, catch Ramin Bahrani’s latest movie, At Any Price, now. In UAE cinemas from Thursday June 7.
Saturday 8 Get stuck in to Indian biryanis Zafran’s ‘Biryanis and More’ offer features six varieties including chicken, fish and vegetable. From Dhs40. Sun-Wed 12 noon-11pm, Thu-Sat noon-midnight. Until July 5. Dubai Marina Mall (03 399 7357).Other location: Mirdif City Centre (04 284 0987).
Saturday 8 See a live circus show at Dubai Creek A fun family show about what happens when a theatre clown meets a new circus performer. Dhs95. June 6 to 13. Children’s City, Gate 1, Creek Park www.timeouttickets.com.
Sunday 9 Get a free treatment when you book two Book three hour-long treatments at Akaru Spa and receive the cheapest for free. Until June 30. Offer valid on treatments 60 minutes or longer. Until September 30. Akaru Spa, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel (04 230 8565).
Sunday 9 View new works by Reza Derakshani The Iranian artist’s canvases are inspired by his heritage and explore conceptual ideas. Until July 9. Salsali Private Museum, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz 1 (04 380 9600).
Sunday 9 Speed through lunch at The Observatory Try a new two- or three-course set menu, weekday lunch deal, served in just 45 minutes. Dhs90 (two courses). Dh120 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).
Monday 10 Sip old and new and dine at Table 9 Table 9 chefs Nick and Scott have devised a pairing menu, where dishes are teamed with both old and new world varieties of the same grape. Dhs600. 6.30pm-11pm. Hilton Dubai Creek, Baniyas Street (04 212 7551).
Monday 10 Pick up cultural tips Community group Culture in the UAE meets to share top cultural tips for Dubai residents. Free. 7pm-9pm. Jones the Grocer, Al Manara, www.meetup.com/culturesintheuae (04 346 6886).
Monday 10 McGettigan’s and Time Out’s Ultimate Quiz Night Test your wits at our weekly quiz night at the DWTC branch of the popular Irish-themed bar – you could win brunch for four. Free. 7.30pm. Ongoing. McGettigan’s DWTC, World Trade Centre (800 6247).
Tuesday 11 Treat your dad to some pampering Combine a men’s Golden Rich Massage with a deep cleansing facial, and you’ll get Dhs201 off, plus a gift pack. Dhs699. Until June 30. Ahasees Spa & Club, Grand Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2333).
Tuesday 11 Swap used cans for pampering Take five aluminium cans or plastic bottles to Tips & Toes and collect tokens, which can be used towards discounts on treatments and free services. Free. Until June 30. Various locations, including Dubai Media City (04 437 0874).
Tuesday 11 Munch burgers at Rodeo Grill This steakhouse launches a special selection of premium burger recipes for June only. From Dhs45 per dish. Daily 7pm-midnight. Until June 30. Al Bustan Rotana Dubai, Garhoud (04 282 0000).