N.W.A man DJ Yella and celeb chef Atul Kochhar are in town
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 21 Dine at Rang Mahal with Atul Kochhar The chef visits his Dubai restaurant until August 23. Tonight’s meet and greet includes a three-course dinner. Dhs250 per person (one glass of grape). 6pm to 8pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).
Wednesday 21 Restore your energy levels with a relaxing spa session at Senso Senso Wellness Centre’s August offer is a two-hour package featuring a lavender milk bath soak, a Swedish massage, reflexology and free access to the swimming pool. Dhs500. Until August 31. Senso Wellness Centre, Radisson Blu Media City (04 366 9111).
Wednesday 21 Lunch like an Italian at Ronda Locatelli This deal, available throughout the afternoon includes a freshly prepared pizza and a pint of Italian hops, or mocktail. Dhs100 per person. Daily noon-6pm. Until August 31. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Thursday 22 Free cinema tickets at Ibn Battuta If there’s two things we love at Time Out it is gadgets and movies. Pick up free passes for Grand Cinemas when you spend Dhs250 at Jacky’s Electronics. Ongoing. Jacky’s Electronics, Ibn Battuta Mall (04 362 1900).
Thursday 22 Start dinner with antipasti Only available this month, Splendido’s antipasti platter includes Italian cold cuts and freshly baked bread. Dhs150 (sharing platter). Daily 7pm-11pm. Until August 31. The Ritz-Carlton JBR, Dubai Marina (04 318 6150).
Thursday 22 Socialise over drinks and cigars Make new friends at a social Restronaut night out, open to everyone who enjoys Scottish beverages, cigars and Latin American tapas along with good company. From 8pm. Cigar Room, The Fairmont The Palm, www.meetup.com/restronaut-we-make-social-social-again (no number).
Thursday 22 Dance at IDENTITY House Night at N’Dulge FHM model and glamorous DJ Kellie Acreman will join resident DJ Eric Francis to spin house, while DJ Brooklyn plays hip-hop and R&B tunes in the lounge. Dhs100, free for ladies before 11pm. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (050 302 6589).
Thursday 22 Head to #StepOn9 at Media One DJs ME and Rude Larry will be spinning all your indie favourites at this popular night. Free. 5pm-3am. Ninth Floor, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Friday 23 Get free stuff at Virgin Megastore Can’t think of a gift idea? Explore the Redbox section at Virgin Megastore outlets for butterfly headphones, novelty screen wipes, T-shirts and more, with selected items, buy one, get one free. Until September 7. Virgin Megastore, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4353).
Friday 23 Shop at Dubai Outlet Mall’s weekend market Dubai’s out-of-town emporium of all things discounted has added a new dimension with a market on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Pick up handicrafts, hand-made jewellery, original art, perfume and much more. Thu-Fri 10am-midnight, Sat 10am-10pm. Dubai Outlet Mall (04 423 4666).
Friday 23 Surf and turf or steak and sushi? Mazina’s S&S promotion offers steak (cooked to your liking with two side dishes) plus sushi, sashimi and salad. Dhs300 per person (food only). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Friday 23 Catch NWA star DJ Yella DJ Yella will be performing on the decks at a one off appearance at The Music Room with support from break DJ Lobito. Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Towers (056 799 6355).
Friday 23 Enjoy a multi-layered house night at XL Beach Club German DJs the Tune Brothers will be taking to the decks at XL’s indoor, fully air conditioned tent. Dhs100 (advance), Dhs150 (door). 3pm-3am. XL Beach Club, The Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 454 2927). www.timeouttickets.com.
Saturday 24 See a mermaid show Watch talented swimmers dressed as mermaids join Dubai Aquarium fish for a spectacle. Free. Daily except Sun and Wed, 5pm, 7pm and 9pm. The Dubai Mall (04 448 5200).
Saturday 24 Dive in to a dim sum basket at Da Shi Dai An affordable afternoon deal for Cantonese-style steamed and fried dumplings at this JBR spot. Dhs88 per person. Fri and Sat noon-4pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina (04 426 4636).
Saturday 24 Check the Steve Jobs biopic If you’re a fan of any gadget beginning with the letter ‘i’, you should catch this movie about the late Apple boss, starring Ashton Kutcher. In cinemas across Dubai.
Sunday 25 Summer treats at The Palace Get a whopping 50 percent discount on selected massages and facials at the spa. Until August 31. The Spa, The Palace Downtown Dubai (04 428 7805).
Sunday 25 Treat your body Blue Jade runs an August deal where a 50-minute spa treatment and three-course Asian dinner are combined. Dhs500 per person. Tue-Sun 7pm-11pm. Until August 31. Ritz Carlton JBR, Dubai Marina (04 318 6150).
Monday 26 Learn to make pasta The ‘perfect pasta’ promotion includes a master class in making this speciality, held today and next Wednesday. Dhs145 (cooking class). Cooking classes: Aug 26, 10.30am-noon. Wed Aug 28 7.30pm-9pm. Until Aug 31. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall, Downtown (04 339 9933).
Monday 26 Watch some swimming More than 800 elite junior swimmers will take part in the 4th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships 2013, which starts today. Free. Until Aug 31. Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Sports Complex, E611 (04 264 8717).
Monday 26 Jump on board before Al Mansour sails away The summer cruise deal on Al Mansour Dhow is nearly at an end. It involves an Arabic buffet and live oud player. Dhs135. Daily 8pm-10.30pm. Until August 31. The Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Tuesday 27 Refresh and rejuvenate at Ahasees Spa Enjoy a 30-minute apricot and citrus body polish along with a 60-minute pearl balm massage and a free 20-minute lip plump or eye treatment. Dhs650. Until August 31. Ahasees Spa & Club, Grand Hyatt, Oud Metha (04 317 2333).
Tuesday 27 Celebrity cooking at Arcadia Lounge Celebrity chef Silvena Rowe hosts a mezze deal with a Turkish menu. Dhs149 per person (house grape). Tues 7-10pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8611).