Hear Selena Gomez and Will.i.am, hit Arthur's Day, or catch Kobe Bryant in action
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 25 Do Yogalates session on a rooftop Salute the sunset with classes on the terrace of Fraser Suites Tower. Dhs70 per class or Dhs500 for ten sessions. Monday and Wednesday at 8.30am and 7.15pm. Dubai Media City www.yogalatesblissindubai.com.
Wednesday 25 Attend a music seminar The legendary producer of Michael Jackson’s album Thriller, Quincy Jones, will be joined on stage by Black Eyed Peas’ star Will.i.am and superstar producer Timbaland to discuss music production in this special seminar, which is part of Dubai Music Week. Dhs240-Dhs400. 8pm. Dubai World Trade Centre. Sheikh Zayed Road. www.ticketmaster.ae.
Wednesday 25 Get a free cuppa simply for passing by This week, Radisson Blu in Deira will be giving out free coffee and donuts to people who drive through the main entrance area. Free. Daily 7am-10am. Until September 29. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 222 7171).
Wednesday 25 Hear some musical misfits Jazz-themed nightspot Blue Bar has Band of M!sfits performing covers and original material. Entry price includes a drink. Dhs75. 9pm-3am. Blue Bar, Novotel World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 0000).
Thursday 26 Enjoy a massage and buffet lunch Sign up for an aromatherapy Aspire massage and you’ll get a buffet lunch at Blue Orange and pool and beach access for the day. Valid Sat-Thu. Dhs499 for one hour. Until October 31. The Westin Heavenly Spa (04 511 7901).
Thursday 26 View a variety of Iraqi artworks Born in Basra, the writer, artist and lecturer Saddam Jumaily lives and works in Jordan. Art lovers should venture to DIFC to check out Jumaily’s solo exhibition at the Art Sawa gallery. Expect a collection of imaginative, surreal paintings on display at this show. Until October 3. Art Sawa DIFC, (04 386 2366).
Thursday 26 Check out some classic indie UK guitar stalwarts the Lightning Seeds and Toploader will be performing at the Gaelic-themed nightspot for Arthur’s Day. Dhs70. 9pm. The Irish Village, Garhoud, (04 282 4750) www.timeouttickets.com.
Thursday 26 Head to the beach for Bliss on Berlin Venture to JBR where Deian, Kaytek and Alex Amoralez will be spinning Berlin-flavoured house at the al fresco nightspot by the beach at The Walk. Free. 8pm-3am. Bliss Lounge, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort (04 315 3886/050 537 7917).
Friday 27 Attempt free exercise classes At the one-day Fit ’13 event, take part in boot camps, Crossfit, strongman circuits, Zumba, yoga, bleep tests and much more. Free. 11am-7pm. Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, www.facebook.com/shapeme (050 855 7320).
Friday 27 Go for a picnic by the pool Today, 3in1 at the newly revamped Vida Downtown Hotel launches its first ‘urban picnic’, which allows guests to dine out by the pool, while listening to chillout tracks on the decks. Dhs225 (soft drinks). Dhs295 (house beverages). 1pm-5pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5923).
Friday 27 Sample a six-course Melbourne feast Australian celebrity chef George Calombaris, known for his appearances on MasterChef Australia, prepares a one-off six-course dinner at Ossiano tonight. Dhs995 per person (including beverages). 7pm-11pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Friday 27 Watch a celebrity basketball game LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant will coach a team of local celebrities against a Real Madrid team, before judging a slam-dunk contest. From Dhs250. Doors open 2.30pm, game starts 4.30pm. American University in Dubai. www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 27 Dance at the Sunny Vibe Up party The night that’s organised by the Deep Crates Cartel returns with South Londoner and Roots Manuva collaborator Wrongtom on deck duty. Dhs50 advance, Dhs60 door. 2pm-midnight. Dusk Terrace, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (055 418 6265). www.timeouttickets.com.
Saturday 28 Donate your hair to charity Dubai’s Hair for Hope project returns, asking residents to part with at least eight inches of tresses to be made into wigs for cancer patients who have undergone chemotherapy. Free. 10am-9pm. Color Craze Ladies Salon & Spa, Oud Metha Road, www.facebook.com/hairforhopeuae (04 388 5609).
Saturday 28 Hear an All Star Jam Session As part of The Red Bull Music Academy event, participants include Juliana Down, Sandunes and Jordanian rockers El Morabba3. Dhs50 (with one free drink). 10pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888). www.timeouttickets.com.
Saturday 28 Ride a horse and do yoga Trot through Mushrif Park, followed by yoga and a picnic dinner in the garden. Dhs450. Adults only. 5pm-8.30pm. Mushrif Equestrian Club, inside Mushrif Park, off Al Khawaneej Road (050 181 9527), www.facebook.com/MushrifEC.
Saturday 28 Indulge in a mysterious night out Head to the Masquerade Night at Chameleon Club Dubai, and you’ll find a masked crowd. Men Dhs100; ladies free. 9pm-3am. Chameleon Club Dubai, Byblos Hotel, TECOM (04 448 8000).
Sunday 29 See local photography Wouter Kigma’s photographs are inspired by four themes, focussing on the Middle East. Until September 20. Courtyard Gallery, Al Quoz (04 347 9090).
Sunday 29 Cut-price dinner It’s the last chance to take advantage of Chutney’s discount on food and drink. Prices vary. 12.30pm-1.30pm, 7pm-8pm. Until September 30. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai (04 310 4340).
Sunday 29 Sample French fare Traiteur welcomes the mushroom season with an à la carte menu using delicacies such as cepe, chanterelle and black truffle, with a variety of French cheeses to boot. Prices vary. Sun-Fri 7pm-midnight. Until October 18. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Monday 30 Get free cinema tickets Spend Dhs250 on gadgets at Jacky’s Electronics at Ibn Battuta Mall and pick up two free passes for Grand Cinemas. Ongoing. Jacky’s Electronics, Ibn Battuta Mall (04 362 1900).
Monday 30 Eat coffee and cake If you’re heading out for coffee, and you fancy something sweet, it’s the last day of Circle Café’s cupcake festival. Dhs14 per cupcake, Dhs35 for three. Daily 8am-11.30pm. Until September 30. Al Murooj Rotana Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 321 1111).
Monday 30 Watch a gangster flick Malavita: The Family follows the fortunes of a mafia clan who are relocated to a sleepy French town under a witness-protection programme. In cinemas across Dubai now.
Tuesday 1 Buy Paul Smith threads The eccentric British designer’s latest range features rich wintry shades and softened silhouettes for women. From Dhs300 to Dhs4,000. Available at Paul Smith, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 339 8572).
Tuesday 1 Dine on red meat The October special at Fire & Ice is a menu of Kettyle Irish beef, and it all kicks off at the restaurant from today. Prices à la carte. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until October 31. Raffles Dubai, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).