The Dubai World Cup rolls into town, and much more
Time Out Dubai staff
Thurday 27 Get ready for the World Cup Racegoers can pick up show-stopping headpieces at the BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition 2014. Miliners on display include Jennifer Bell, ITAM by King’s Signature, Marilena Romeo, Liza Georgia, Christiane Edmondson, Toratora and John 3v3 Hats by Eme. 10am-10pm. Until March 29. Level 1, opposite Rivoli, BurJuman, Bur Dubai (04 352 0222).
Enjoy a complimentary Redken hair treatment when you book a cut and blow-dry. Book in advance. From Dhs295. Until March 29. Sisters Beauty Lounge, various locations including Mall of the Emirates (04 379 2992).
Thurday 27 A fair price at Plantation Order two beverages of the same kind from a selected list, and Plantation Lounge will allow you to pay whatever you wish for them. Hurry, because the deal is set to come to an end this week. Prices vary. Sat-Wed 4pm-7pm, 11pm-1am. Until March 31. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 448 4848).
Thurday 27 Chuckle along with Trevor Noah The South African comedian makes his Dubai debut during a three-night run. Dhs280. From 8.30pm. Until March 29. Centrepoint Theatre, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates www.timeouttickets.com.
Friday 28 Join the Great Dubai Pulse Ride Cyclists, grab your wheels and helmet and head to Dubai Sports City for a day of cycling fun and events. Organised by bike shop The Cycle Hub, this day out consists of a 5km ride for families and children and a 25km cross country event for fitter participants. Free. From 7am. Rugby Park, Dubai Sports City, www.thecyclehub.com (04 425 1111).
Friday 28 Catch Lloyd at the Atelier M launch American R&B artists Lloyd and Jeremih will both perform at the opening of this new Dubai Marina restaurant at Pier 7, alongside and British singer Bobby V. Tables and reservations. 8pm-3am. Atelier M, Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 450 7766).
Friday 28 Sing along to Estelle at supperclub Chocolate Nights returns, this time with British singer and Kanye collaborater Estelle taking the mic. Tables from Dhs3,000 for four. 10pm-3am. supperclub, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 451 1100).
Friday 28 Brand New Heavies at Sugar Beach The monthly Barasti event is supported by the Brand New Heavies, an acid jazz and funk band that started building a name in the late 1980s and has since released live compilations and singles that have lit up US and UK charts. 11pm-3am. Barasti Beach Bar, Le Méridien Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina (04 318 1313).
Saturday 29 See evocative artworks Iranian expressionist painter Amir Hossein Janjani’s latest exhibition focuses on submission to power, social class and inequality. Until August 17. Salsali Private Museum, Alserkal, Al Quoz (04 380 9600).
Saturday 29 Go to the Dubai World Cup races Watch the world’s richest horse race, followed by the Jennifer Lopez gig after. Dhs25 general admission, Dhs350 Apron Views. From noon. Meydan Grandstand, Nad Al Sheba, www.dubairacingclub.com.
Saturday 29 Lights out for Earth Hour 2014 Energy consumption affects us all, so show solidarity for Earth Hour 2014 and turn your lights off for one hour, from 8.30pm. Dubai’s major landmarks will all dim their lights. www.earthhour.org