Brit brunch, cultural workshop, b-boy battles and more
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 3 Summer package at Zen the Spa Enjoy a body scrub followed by a ‘quick fix’ back and neck massage to relieve muscle tension. Round the experience off with a mini facial. Guests also get access to enjoy the spa facilities for three hours. Dhs429. Until July 31. Zen the Spa, Al Ghurair Rayhaan by Rotana Dubai, Deira (04 293 3000).
Wednesday 3 Learn all about the Holy Month at a Ramadan etiquette workshop Eton Institute hosts a free etiquette workshop to give the city’s non-Muslim residents an understanding of the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. Free. 4.30pm-6.30pm. Eton Institute, Knowledge Village, www.eton.ac (800 3866).
Wednesday 3 Sample your way around Northern Germany German restaurant Der Keller hosts an à la carte Frisian night on Wednesdays. Prices vary. 6pm-11.30pm. Until August 31. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 406 8999).
Wednesday 3 Eat and drink Japanese at Fazaris The all you can eat sushi night also serves Japanese hops. Dhs185 per person. Wed and Thu 6pm-10pm. Until August 31. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Wednesday 3 Head to a retro 70s party Blends’ weekly Latino happening Havana nights has donned a pair of flares for its closing party, with a 70s disco theme and live music. Free. 9pm-2am. Blends, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Thursday 4 Get smoother hair for less Try the L’Oreal Professionnel Steampod, a styling tool that promises smoother locks, whether you want them straight or with a curl, lasting several washes – there’s 20 percent off sessions this month. There’s also 15 percent off KeraStraight treatments. Until July 31. Ladies only. Pastels Salon, various locations including Ritz-Carlton Dubai Marina (04 399 5016).
Thursday 4 Pierre Ravan spins for What Da Funk Expect a mix of Ravan’s spiritual house leanings with What Da Funk’s hot and funky brand of house at this closing party. Dhs100; ladies free. 9pm-3am. Chameleon, Byblos Hotel, TECOM (04 448 8000).
Thursday 4 Big Sean lays down rhymes at People The last big international name to touch down before summer, the hit US rapper makes an intimate appearance at People’s closing party. Free (door policy applies). 10pm-3am. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai (050 297 2097).
Thursday 4 Close the season at Deep Crates After winning our Best Alternative Night award earlier this year, the Deep Crates team celebrate a season well done with a revolution-themed party. Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha (04 399 6699).
Friday 5 Get back to Blighty The last brunch of the season at Raffles is themed like a British street party. Dhs355 (soft beverages). Dhs495 (house beverages). Dhs190 (children aged six to 11). Children under six eat free (two per couple). Noon-4pm. Raffles Dubai, Wafi (04 324 8888).
Friday 5 Head to Pachanga in your pyjamas Tonight, diners are encouraged to dress up in their best pyjama inspired fancy dress for the chance to win dinner for two. Free entrance, dinner menu à la carte. 6pm-2am.Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 318 2520).
Friday 5 Watch some b-boys do their thing The UAE’s finest breakdancers go head-to-head at the UAE heat of the internationally recognised Red Bull BC One contest. Free. Doors 6pm; event 7pm. Desert Fish, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (055 995 5118).
Friday 5 Watch a DJ battle A trio of talented local DJs from our own fair city – DJs Nick Tohme, Jack and Bliss – go head-to-head this evening, with Virgin’s Kris Fade as ringmaster for the night. Free (reservations recommended). 10.30pm-3am. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (056 115 4507).
Saturday 6 Play a round at Dubai’s first glow-in-the-dark golf course Tee & Putt’s new indoor course offers players the chance to putt their way around 18 holes, featuring luminous obstacles such as aliens and boulders from Mars. Dhs75 per person. Ongoing. Tee & Putt, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 357 3290).
Saturday 6 Pick a cooking style for halawayoo Long Yin’s fish of the month is halawayoo. Options include wok- fried with Singapore chili sauce. Dhs210 per kg. Daily 12.30pm-5pm, 6pm-11pm. Until July 20. Le Meridien Dubai, Airport Road (04 702 2455).
Saturday 6 Get involved in a steak out SoHo Bar and Grill offers an all you can eat and drink steak deal tonight. Dhs189 (food and selected beverages). Tue and Sat 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Century Village, Garhoud (04 286 8520).
Saturday 6 411’s massive season closer Award-winning urban night 411 Saturdays recruits all the residents for one last party. Free (door policy applies). 10pm-3am. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).
Sunday 7 Pack the kids off to a creative camp DUCTAC’s summer camp for kids features activities such as art, pottery and theatre. Until August 1. Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Centre (DUCTAC), Mall of the Emirates, Barsha (04 341 4777).
Sunday 7 July deals at Softouch Spa Try the navarakizhi treatment, which includes a full-body massage with oils followed by a massage using warm navara rice bags. Guests get a free facemask during the treatment. Dhs890. Until July 31. Softouch Spa, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5909).
Sunday 7 Get to grips with golf Book a special summer lessons package that includes three 45-minute sessions and a one-month practice pass. Dhs575 non-member. Until September 30. Arabian Ranches Golf Club (04 366 0000).
Sunday 7 Calabar’s big weekend closer The third and final of three nights from UK DJ Bearweasal, playing out the season. Free. 8pm-2am. Calabar, The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8888)
Monday 8 Try on Gatsby-inspired suits at the new Brooks Brothers branch The Brothers’ classic styles are on trend with a wave of Gatsby-inspired pieces. Fittingly it has just opened a new store. Deira City Centre (04 295 0159).
Monday 8 Take your lunch at ETSushi The express business lunch menu offers two courses. Dhs80 per person (two courses). Sun-Thu noon-2.30pm. Ongoing. Boulevard, Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 319 8088).
Tuesday 9 See the summer exhibition at Mussawir The gallery showcases work from its most popular artists. Until July 31. Mussawir Art Gallery, Al Marabea Street, opposite Al Shirawi Equipment, Al Quoz 1 (04 388 1663).
Tuesday 9 New collections at ValleyDez There is a new Ramadan collection on sale at ValleyDez, including clothes from young Emirati designer Fatma Al Mehairi’s Sage and Amber collection and a range of funky new accessories from Madiso. Valleydez, Wafi (04 324 2883).