Hear Ace Hood, visit a wellness open house, or party at Electric Days
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 11 See top DJs spin the wheels of steel Hear Dubai’s decksmith talent battle it out at the Pioneer DJ-ME Championship. Free. 9pm-3am. Sublime Bar & Lounge, Ibis World Trade Centre Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 318 7130).
Wednesday 11 Enjoy being a ‘fattie’ at Western Steakhouse This week, Western Steakhouse goes all out with a special menu of five different recipes featuring foie gras. From Dhs99 per dish. Daily noon-11pm. Until September 17. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276963).
Wednesday 11 Honour the moon at Long Yin In celebration of the Chinese moon festival, the restaurant is serving moon cakes. Dhs180 per box (four pieces). Daily 12.30pm-5pm, 6pm-11pm. Until September 14. Le Méridien Dubai, Airport Road (04 702 2325).
Thursday 12 Lap up India’s street food culture Today, Claypot launches a month long Indian street food festival with live cooking stations and an à la carte menu of 15 popular classics. Prices à la carte. Daily noon-3pm, 7pm-midnight. Until October 12. Citymax Hotels Bur Dubai, Kuwait Street (050 100 7065).
Thursday 12 Go to a free wellness open house Learn more about holistic healing and yourself, with a full day of demonstrations (and refreshments!), plus one-to-one readings. Free. Noon-8pm. Illuminations Wellbeing Centre, Fortune Executive Towers, JLT (04 448 7043).
Thursday 12 Watch some of the city’s fittest athletes battle it out It’s the final round of the Dubai Fitness Championship, with local contests fighting it out at Dubai Ice Rink to be crowned the fastest and strongest in the emirate. Free. From 7pm. Until September 14. The Dubai Mall, www.dxbfitness.com.
Thursday 12 Party at Bliss Lounge Relax outdoors at this great beachside venue, which will be playing house tunes throughout the evening, supplied by Time Out Dubai’s Best Dubai DJ 2013, Raxon. Free. 8pm-3am. Bliss Lounge. Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, Dubai Marina (04 399 5533).
Thursday 12 Watch Ace Hood perform If you feel like a night out to an urban soundtrack this weekend, American hip hop artist Ace Hood, who’s signed to the same label as Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne, performs live tonight. Free (reservations recommended). From 11pm. Movida, Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 386 6844).
Friday 13 Treat a friend to breakfast THE One Deli’s Jumeirah branch has re-introduced its buy one, get one free promotion on delicious breakfast dishes such as the smoked salmon breakfast blini. From Dhs31 per dish. Sun-Thu 9am-11am, Fri and Sat 9am-noon. Until October 6. THE One Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 1 (04 345 6687).
Friday 13 Buy handmade jewellery and crafts at ARTE Market Head down to this eclectic monthly market featuring the handicrafts and art of more than 1,800 artisans from 30 countries. Peruse handmade bags, jewellery, home furnishings, wall art and much more. Free. Noon-7pm. ARTE Market, Times Square Center (04 341 8020).
Friday 13 Head to the opening of Electric Days UK DJ Laura Jones will be spinning the tracks at the popular Tamanya Terrace night’s re-launch. Dhs100 (reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org recommended). 6pm-2am. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Friday 13 Have a VIP night out Well known on the fashion circuits, Milanese DJ Michael Prado will be laying down house tunes at the Marriott Marquis’ swanky nightspot. Free (reservations recommended). From 9pm. The VIP Room, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (052 881 8888).
Saturday 14 Get discounts on health and beauty Get 20 percent off all treatments (excluding Thermage, allergy testing and products) during September to mark the clinic’s eighth birthday. Until September 30. Eternel Clinic, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.eternelclinic.com (04 344 0008).
Saturday 14 Share a fish (and beef) supper Wheeler’s has introduced a new surf and turf promotion designed for two to share, with a whole lobster and 360g fillet of beef, including dessert, plus hops or grape. Dhs350 per person. Noon-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. DIFC (04 386 0899).
Saturday 14 Tuck into cupcakes at Circle Café The Murooj Rotana branch hosts a ‘cupcake festival’, introducing new flavours. Dhs14. Daily 8am-11.30pm. Until September 30. Sheikh Zayed Road (04 321 1111).
Saturday 14 Join a new running club The Dubai Runners is a social running group and welcomes new members. This week it meets to run the full 4km length of Dubai Marina Walk. Free. From 7.30pm. Meet outside Starbucks, Dubai Marina Walk, www.meetup.com/gardens-discovery-gardens-decc-runners (no number).
Saturday 14 Enjoy an Ibiza evening in TECOM Hit Rare Club Dubai for a taste of Ibiza. The nightspot is offering special drinks deals and is looking to recreate the island’s high-energy vibe. Free. 10pm-3am. Media Rotana Hotel, TECOM (055 859 7010).
Sunday 15 Have a long lunch in DIFC The business lunch deal at Caramel Restaurant and Lounge is back, offering three courses for Dhs79. Dhs79 per person. Sun-Thu 11am-3pm. Ongoing. DIFC (800 227 2635).
Sunday 15 Play ball hockey Join the indoor Mighty Ducks Reloaded league, a recreational series for teams of men and women playing five-on-five. Dhs400 individual, Dhs3,000 team. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Until November 10. Regent International School, Emirates Living (04 447 2394).
Sunday 15 Attend a free outdoor yoga class in JLT Yoga Retreats kicks off the new season with a free trial class this evening on the grass. Dhs70. Ongoing. 7pm. Al Mas Tower grass area, in front of Better Homes office, JLT (050 181 9527).
Monday 16 Get a pearl treatment at Ahasees Spa Pamper yourself and have a pearl body polish and a signature pearl balm massage and get a free foot or hair massage. Dhs599 for 110 minutes. Until September 30. Ahasees Spa & Club, Grand Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2333).
Monday 16 Indulge at Center Cut New menu specials include white asparagus custard and foie gras with caramelised pear. From Dhs300 (food only), Dhs385 (grape pairing) for three courses. Daily 6.30pm-11.30pm. Until September 30. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
Tuesday 17 Watch a gross-out comedy movie Catch Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis’ new road trip comedy flick We’re the Millers. In cinemas across Dubai.
Tuesday 17 Get gorgeous views on the cheap Blades, with views of Al Badia Golf course, has launched an Arabic menu that is designed to share, with two for the price of one. Dhs185 per person. Daily 5.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. Al Badia Golf Club, Festival City (04 701 1127).
Tuesday 17 Head to Barasti’s ladies night The beachside bar is offering ladies free-flowing bubbles for a very reasonable Dhs50. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi, Dubai Marina (04 318 1313).