Roni Size and DJ Maseo spin, while Rock Bottom turns 17
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 18 Celebrate Mexican Independence This week, Maya Modern Mexican Kitchen hosts a special deal to celebrate Mexican Independence Day, featuring a set price for Mexican food and unlimited mixed drinks. Dhs375 per person. Sun-Wed 7pm-midnight, Thu and Fri 7pm-1am. Until September 22. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 316 5550).
Wednesday 18 Run 5km and win fantastic prizes Take part in the annual Iftar Challenge 5km race and be rewarded for your efforts. Dhs50 (adults), Dhs20 (under 18s). From 8pm. Dubai Autodrome, Motor City, www.premiermarathons.com (050 624 3213).
Wednesday 18 Watch a new play Comedy thriller Deathtrap holds the accolade of being the longest-running play of its type on Broadway It’s set in Westport, Connecticut, and is split into two acts with five characters. It originally premiered in 1978. Dhs100. 7.30pm. Kilachand Studio Theatre, Al Barsha (050 924 4160). www.timeouttickets.com.
Thursday 19 Check out new Jeremy Scott threads The autumn/winter 2013 collection for Adidas includes references to pop culture, fun footwear, neon, metallics, reworked camouflage and throwback pieces. From Dhs400-Dhs1,400. Adidas Originals, The Dubai Mall (04 434 0836).
Thursday 19 Shop at MOE to win prizes Spend Dhs150 or more during the week at Mall of the Emirates and you’ll go in a draw to win prizes with a total value of Dhs5,000 on Tuesdays every week. Six winners will be announced every Tuesday at 7pm and will be notified via SMS. Until December 31. www.malloftheemirates.com.
Thursday 19 Experience autumn at Peppercrab The restaurant honours the traditional Chinese mid-autumn festival, with a new set menu that includes traditional moon cakes. Dhs180 per person. Sat-Wed 7pm-11.30pm, Thu and Fri 7pm-midnight. Until September 21. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Thursday 19 See drum and bass legend Roni British dance guru Roni Size, the man behind award-winning album New Forms and a former Mercury Prize winner, plays Dubai. Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower (056 799 6335).
Thursday 19 Head to a brand new club The Sofitel the Palm will be opening the doors of a brand new venue called 2LIV, where you can expect a floating DJ booth and classic house and R&B tunes. Guest list and reservation only. 9pm-3am. Sofitel the Palm, Palm Jumeirah (05 598 67180).
Friday 20 Hit the slopes with snowboarders Love to snowboard? Hate to do it alone? Head out with the Dubai Boarders club today and spend two hours practising your skills while making new snowboarding buddies. They might even invite you for a drink at Après afterwards. Dhs200 for two-hour slope session, lockers Dhs20. Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates, www.meetup.com/dubai-boarders (no number).
Friday 20 Get the kids spinning... Dough at Carluccio’s weekly pizza making classes, held every Friday morning. Dhs85. 10.30am-noon. Ongoing. Mirdif City Centre, Mirdif (04 284 3728).
Friday 20 Get down to some classic De La Soul DJ Maseo, from pioneering American hip-hop outfit De La Soul, will be spinning some classic tunes during a special appearance for Boom Box at The Music Room. Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower (050 725 8277).
Saturday 21 Check out a weekend market Head to Dubai’s out-of-town discount emporium Dubai Outlet Mall to browse knick-knacks. Sat 10am-10pm. Dubai Outlet Mall. www.dubaioutletmall.com (04 423 4666).
Saturday 21 Adopt a cat Feline Friends hosts another adoption day in its bid to keep rehoming the city’s abandoned and stray pets. Head down with your ID and a cat carrier to give a furry ball of fun a home. Free. 1pm-4pm. The Vet Hospital, Al Quoz, email@example.com.
Saturday 21 Mix and brew at Traiteur Today, the latest edition of the Park Hyatt’s Masters of Food events features Camellia’s Tea House giving a lesson in tea-infused beverages, plus a barbecue at Traiteur. Dhs450 per person. 5pm-midnight. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1804).
Saturday 21 Join a new men’s football league The Volkswagen 7s Division Two men’s social league starts today, and welcomes all abilities. Dhs500 individual, Dhs4,000 team. 7pm-10.30pm. Until November 23. Dubai American Academy, Al Barsha (04 447 2394).
Saturday 21 Catch Tanya Vie at Chameleon The Middle Eastern DJ will be spinning deep and soulful house as well as commercial tunes for Chameleon Saturdays, the club’s popular Russian night. Dhs100, free for couples. 10pm-1am. Chameleon Club, Byblos Hotel, TECOM (04 448 8000).
Sunday 22 Pay less at The Spa Every Sunday, gents get 40 percent off treatments of at least 50 minutes or more. Until September 30. Advance reservations required. The Spa, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7424).
Sunday 22 Save at Urban Bistro This buzzing spot in Media City is offering buy-one-get-one-free on breakfast dishes until the end of the month. Prices à la carte. Sun-Thu 7am-11.30am. Until September 31. CNN Building, Dubai Media City (04 362 4330).
Sunday 22 Sip bubbles at Après Head to this establishment with views of Ski Dubai’s snowy slopes and the good news is that ladies get to enjoy three free glasses of bubbles. 8pm until late. Après, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 2575).
Monday 23 Dine with a movie Cavalli Club’s latest night, The Monday Show, launches this week with a screening of the Audrey Hepburn classic Breakfast At Tiffany’s, which also stars George Peppard. Free (door policy applies). 9pm. Cavalli Club, The Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 228 2554).
Monday 23 Feast on oysters Rodeo Grill starts a week long oyster promotion, with new starters and main courses featuring on its à la carte menu. Prices vary. Daily 6.30pm-11.30pm. Until September 28. Al Bustan Rotana Dubai, Garhoud (04 282 0000).
Monday 23 See The Blind Owl art Pouran Jinchi’s solo exhibition of calligraphic art is inspired by the Iranian novel The Blind Owl. The Third Line, Al Quoz 3 (04 341 1367).
Tuesday 24 Find a deal at Rixos Have a hot stone therapy treatment and traditional Balinese massage involving essential oils for a bargain Dhs299 for one hour instead of Dhs525. Until September 30. Rixos Royal Spa, Rixos The Palm Dubai (04 457 5415).
Tuesday 24 Watch a dance flick Catch b-boy movie Battle of the Year: The Dream Team, a new 3D flick starring singer Chris Brown and Lost actor Josh Holloway. In cinemas across Dubai from Thursday 19.
Tuesday 24 Take drinks with a view Emirates Tower’s nightspot Vu is offering buy-one-get-one-free drinks deals on selected beverages. 6pm-8pm. Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 319 8088).