Clubbing, eating, rocking and a churrasco carnival in Dubai
Time Out Dubai staff
Thursday 27 Get your Irish rock fix Dublin’s The Coronas are returning for the third year running, with the indie group performing a gig organised by Irish pub chain, McGettigan’s. Dhs150. 7pm-midnight. Almas Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (800 6247). www.timeouttickets.com.
Thursday 27 Watch The Yum Yum Room This play about a teenage boy struggling to deal with the pressure of school, parents and society, has a strong anti-bullying theme. Its positive message will appeal to all ages. Dhs50. 8pm. Friday and Saturday shows 6pm and 8pm. Until Saturday March 1. The Courtyard Playhouse, The Courtyard, Al Quoz, www.courtyardplayhouse.com.
Thursday 27 See German dance legend Paul Van Dyk Superstar DJ Paul Van Dyk will be jetting in to drop a set of his unique dance music at Skydive Dubai’s recently launched nightspot. Dhs180 (early bird), Dhs250 (door). 6pm-3am. Zero Gravity, Dubai Marina (056 931 1098).
Thursday 27 Get a Taste of Peru Explore the world’s hippest gastronomy and sample key dishes from this nation’s exciting repertoire, while listening to live Latin music. Free entry. Wed and Thu 6pm-11pm, Fri and Sat 3pm-midnight. Until March 1. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).
Friday 28 Picnic at Bay Avenue Check out Dubai’s newest green space in the heart of the financial district. The Bay Avenue development offers visitors a place to relax, shop and dine, and this weekend visitors can bring a picnic, and watch a movie under the stars. Free. 7.30am-9.30pm. The Executive Towers, Bay Avenue, Business Bay, www.facebook.com/BayAvenue (04 391 1114).
Friday 28 Carnival time at Fogueira Celebrate the Rio carnival with all-you-can-eat churrasco, live music and prize draws daily. Dhs295 (soft drinks). Dhs425 (selected beverages). Sun-Thu. 6.30pm-midnight. Fri and Sat 12.30pm-3.30pm. Until March 5. Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina (04 439 8888).
Friday 28 Dance the night away wth T-Pain US rapper T-Pain will be performing live for this special event, where he’ll be supported by UK garage legends Artful Dodger. Dhs295. 9pm-3am. Supperclub Dubai, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 451 1100).
Friday 28 Get down to drum and bass Dance to dubstep and jungle from DJs Q-BIK, from New Zealand, and Breaks Apart, AKA DJ Parsh, from India, plus enjoy Casa Latina’s special drinks deals. Free. 9.15pm-2.45am. Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha, Al Barsha (04 399 6699).
Saturday March 1 Find second-hand buys Scoop up killer bargains at the bustling outdoor Dubai Flea Market, home to all things pre-loved. Dhs3 entry. 8pm-3pm. Until March 1. Safa Park (055 452 6030).
Saturday March 1 Head to Armani’s urban night XO Saturdays at Armani/Privé is an old-school edition this week, which will feature classic hip-hop and R&B tunes from the 1990s and 2000s spun by the club’s resident DJs. Free (reservations required). 10pm-3am. Armani/Privé, Armani Hotel Dubai, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3308).