Elvis tribute, Sinead O' Connor, golf, kite festival and more
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 28 See A Vision of Elvis Award-winning performer Rob Kingsley pays tribute to Elvis, accompanied by a live band. Dhs175-250. 8.30pm-11.30pm. Madinat Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim, www.timeouttickets.com.
Wednesday 28 Win Dhs100,000 with City Walk Spend Dhs200 at City Walk until Monday February 2 and you’ll have the chance to win Dhs100,000 worth of 22-carat gold flowers as part of the DSF ‘Enchanted Garden’ promotion. Until February 1. City Walk, Jumeirah.
Wednesday 28 Watch movies at Gaucho The steakhouse continues its off-the-cuff screenings of classic movies in the lounge bar tonight. Reservations required. Free entry, food charged on consumption. 7.30pm. DIFC (04 422 7898).
Wednesday 28 Head to Australia Day at Leopold’s The Australian-themed menu at Leopold’s of London features dishes such as ‘hot dingo’ hotdogs desserts such as Tim Tam cake, Milo cheesecake, plus classics Lamningtons and Anzac biscuits. Prices vary. Wed-Thu 7am-midnight. Until January 30. The Beach, JBR (04 430 6841).
Wednesday 28 Journey with Talise Ottoman Spa Massages at the luxury Jumeirah Zabeel Saray spa now include a ‘Spa Sensory Journey’ to instantly relax, de-stress or uplift both body and mind. The three-stage journey begins upon arrival where the reception is filled with the uplifting scent of lemongrass. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah, (04 453 0456).
Thursday 29 Catch the Omega Desert Classic Some of the biggest names in golf including Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson play at Emirates Golf Club as part of this world-class tournament. Dhs175 (day pass), Dhs675 (season pass). 7.30am-5pm until February 1. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, www.dubaidesertclassic.com (04 380 2112).
Thursday 29 Enjoy a showjumping championship Enjoy a weekend of showjumping talents from the Middle East and Europe with family entertainment and refreshements also on offer. Free. Thu 11am; Fri 1pm; Sat 11am. Emirates Equestrian Centre, Dubai-Al Ain Road (E66), Exit 37, www.emiratesequestriancentre.com (050 458 9433).
Thursday 29 Check out a Kite Festival Watch the colourful displays and fly a kite of your own at the Kite Fest, which starts today. Free. Thu-Sat 3pm-9pm. Until January 31. Kite Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.ikfdubai.com (04 336 0782).
Thursday 29 Don’t miss Sinéad O’Connor live Catch the iconic Irish songstress performing her hit ‘Nothing Compares’ and tracks from her latest album I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss, live. Dhs165. 7pm-3am. The Irish Village, Garhoud www.timeouttickets.com.
Thursday 29 Have a superhero night out Enjoy a night of garage, house and bass music with DJs Lukas, Todd, Ben Echo and the Superheroes residents Under The Moon, Kasparov and Somalie. Free. 6pm-3am. The Dek on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (052 6461 764).
Friday 30 Experience a Latin fiesta in Al Quoz Discover the food, culture and art of Latin America today at Artissima Art Gallery and in the alleys of Al Quoz as part of Dubai Shopping Festival’s ‘Journey of Celebrations’. Free. 7pm-11pm. Artissima Art Gallery, Street 8, Al Quoz, www.allquozproject.com (no number).
Friday 30 Watch Birdman at the cinema Hotly anticipated, and Oscar-nominated film Birdman lands in cinemas this weekend. See Michael Keaton play a washed-up actor whose glory days as a superhero haunt him as he tries to revive his career on Broadway. Out in cinemas across Dubai.
Friday 30 Party at Yalumba for Aussie Day The Australia Day brunch serves a traditional Aussie barbecue and grape. There’s also music and three hours of post-brunch partying to be done. Dhs499 per person (bubbly). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Le Méridien Dubai, Airport Road, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Friday 30 Get down to Rob Van De Wouw live Rob Van De Wouw headlines Cavalli and is supported by DJ Soheil Ray, Jay R, Mario Bazouri and DJ Jack. Free (reservations recommended). 10pm-3am. Cavalli, Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 991 0400).
Friday 30 Check out international DJs live Moldovan DJ and producer Andrew Rayel will take to the stage with British vocalist Christian Burns. Mentored by Armin Van Buuren, Andrew broke into last year’s Top 100 DJs. Free (reservations recommended). 11pm-3am. White Dubai, Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba (050 443 0933).
Saturday 31 It’s the last of White truffle season Andiamo was rather late to the party with its white truffle menu, but the January deal ends today. Try beef carpaccio, pizza and freshly made tagliolini, all with white truffle from Alba, Italy. From Dhs160 (including 5g of white truffle shavings). Additional truffle from Dhs20 per gram. Sat-Wed 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm; Thu-Fri 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-midnight. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
Saturday 31 Bag a bargain at the Baby Bazaar Shop for pre-loved maternity, baby and toddler items at this monthly market where you’ll find quality merchandise at rock-bottom prices. Free. 9am-2pm. Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.babybazaar.org.
Saturday 31 Feast on sea bream at Long Yin’s This seasonal menu offers the fish prepared in a number of ways, including steamed with premium soy sauce or wok-fried with Singapore chilli sauce. Dhs210 per kilo. Daily 12.30pm-5pm, 7pm-11pm. Until February 10. Le Méridien Dubai, Airport Road, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Saturday 31 See Soulja Boy live The American rapper is jetting into Dubai on the back of his new album Loyalty. Soulja Boy will be performing hits such as ‘Crank That’, ‘Kiss me thru the phone’ and ‘Turn My Swag On’. Dhs100 for gents, free for ladies. 10pm-3am. Armani/Privé, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (052 777 6953).
Sunday 1 See the DSF fireworks Fireworks will mark the end DSF tonight. Head to The Beach to watch them. 8.30pm. The Beach, JBR, (04 431 0190).
Sunday 1 Listen to urban music DJs J.S.A, Junior J and Mr. Levier play everything from new school to old school all night long. Ladies get free drinks from 8pm until 11pm. Free. 8pm-3am. Boutiq, The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (052 680 1855).
Monday 2 Fancy a free coffee? The deal is simple. Just say ‘Java me’ to the baristas at new café Java Jolt and they’ll oblige. And, not only is it free, it’s organic too. Free. Sun-Thu 7am-7pm. Ongoing. Le Solarium Tower, Dubai Silicon Oasis (04 320 9292).
Monday 2 Admire art Acclaimed artist Hesham Malik presents his African journey for the first time through the medium of 25 artworks. Free. 10am-6pm. Unit 35, Alserkal Avenue, Street 8, Al Quoz (04 379 0940).
Monday 2 De-stress at Griffins Get a back, neck and shoulder massage and radiant facial throughout February at Griffins Health Club at the JW Marriott in Deira and you’ll get a voucher to dine in any of the hotel’s restaurants with a 30 percent discount (maximum of two people dining). Dhs250. Until March 10. JW Marriott Dubai, Deira (04 607 7755).
Tuesday 3 Dance under the stars Dance salsa with a live DJ playing Latin tunes at Azure Bleu at Meydan. Free. 9pm-2am. Azure Bleu, Meydan Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 433 3777).