Run for International Women’s Day, see Diana King live in Dubai and more
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 4 Explore northern India from Dubai Get yourself to Antique Bazaar this week for a special menu that concentrates on popular dishes from the north, such as kathi rolls and dahi puri. Priced à la carte. Daily 7.30pm-3am. Until March 6. Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai (04 397 7444).
Wednesday 4 Spend your birthday at Aquaventure Make a splash on your birthday at Atlantis The Palm’s waterpark. This new offer gives all guests, residents and tourists free entry and a digital photo on their birthday. Register your details online to take advantage of the deal. Free. Until February 29, 2016. Aquaventure, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.aquaventurebirthday.com (04 426 1000).
Wednesday 4 Watch The Cripple of Inishmaan See a classic comedy play about a little island off the coast of Ireland, in which Cripple Billy attempts to make it to Hollywood. Dhs55-85. 7.30pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.ductac.org.
Wednesday 4 Experience a new music night Head to the launch of ‘Re-loop Wednesdays’ with DJs Destroyer, Tony D, Salvo Riggi and Andy. Expect R&B, hip-hop, urban and house. Free. 9pm-3am. Malecon, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah 1 (050 653 0448).
Thursday 5 Catch Still Alice at the cinema See Julianne Moore’s Oscar-winning performance as a linguistics professor struggling with the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Out in cinemas across Dubai from March 5.
Thursday 5 Do yoga under the full moon Resident yogi Vijay Sharma leads this atmospheric 90-minute session at Talise Spa on the pristine beach overlooking the iconic Burj Al Arab. Dhs119. 7.30pm-9pm. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6818).
Thursday 5 See Ed Sheeran live The multi-platinum selling singer performs for the first time in the UAE. Expect to hear hits such as ‘Lego House’ and ‘The A Team’. Sold out. 6pm-midnight. Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai Media City. www.timeouttickets.com
Thursday 5 Enjoy a tribute to Women’s Day ‘Glitch’ pays tribute to International Women’s Day, which falls on Sunday March 8, with an all-female DJ line up. From deep house to minimal and techno, DJs Miss P. M. and Anya have it covered. Free. 10pm-3am. The Basement, Boutique 7 Hotel & Suites, TECOM (04 434 5555).
Friday 6 Run for International Women’s Day Get involved with TribeFit’s 6km fun run and help raise funds for Breast Cancer Arabia. Participants could win a one-month membership with the gym. Non-members are welcome. Call to participate. Dhs50. 8am. TribeFit, Silverene Tower, Dubai Marina, www.tribefit.com (800 87423).
Friday 6 Go to the Al Noor Family Fun Day Enjoy a full day of entertainment, food, sports and prizes, all in aid of the Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs. Free to attend. 10am-10pm. Al Noor Centre for Children with Special Needs, Al Barsha, www.alnoorspneeds.ae (04 323 4993).
Friday 6 Wish Lalezar a happy birthday Join in the fourth anniversary celebrations this week with a special set menu of Turkish food. Dhs350 (soft drinks). Fri-Mon 6pm-11pm. Until March 9. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Friday 6 Listen to Luciano live The Swiss-Chilean DJ and producer is a renowned musician in the global electronic music scene and is playing a live set tonight. Free (reservations recommended). 1pm-11pm. Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel and Resort, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).
Saturday 7 Feast on Italian food at C.taste This menu promotion for March features four cheese ravioli, beef lasagne with polenta chips and more. Priced à la carte. Daily noon-11pm. Until March 31. Centro Barsha, next to Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 704 0000).
Saturday 7 Don’t miss Diana King live The Jamaican singer-songwriter known for hit song ‘Shy Guy’ will play reggae and dancehall. Free for ladies before 5pm. Dhs100 for all at the gate or in advance before 7pm, Dhs150 thereafter. 2pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 399 5000).
Saturday 7 Discover the world of women’s film Watch short movies made by women on issues such as gender equality, followed by Q&As with experts such as Emirati breast surgeon Dr. Houriya Kazim. Register online for tickets. Free to attend. 3pm (Health in Focus screenings). Vox Cinemas, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha; 8pm (Gender Issues screenings). Vox Cinemas, Mercato Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.wowmiddleeast.com (04 455 8561).
Sunday 8 Get a free upgrade Celebrate International Women’s Day today at SensAsia Urban Spa, with the free ‘Go Upper Class’ upgrade (usually Dhs65 per treatment). Massages from Dhs350. SensAsia Urban Spa, various locations including The Village Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 349 8850).
Sunday 8 Ladies, lunch Female diners get 50 percent off lunch at Shang Thai. Prices vary. Sun noon-3pm. Ongoing. Matloob Building, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 380 5408).
Sunday 8 Watch Ultimate Beach The World Championships of this new sport – a hybrid of football, American football and basketball, but played with a flying disc – starts today with teams from 25 different countries. Free to spectate. Sun 2pm-5.30pm; Mon-Fri 8am-6pm. Until March 13. The Beach, JBR, www.wcbu2015.org. (no number).
Sunday 8 It’s ladies’ night Ladies can enjoy three free drinks from 6pm. Free. 6pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 399 5000).
Monday 9 See a pop-up art show This two-week exhibition will present a selection of works from Italian artist John Pepper. Free. 10am-6pm. Until March 14. Showcase Gallery, Unit 35, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 379 0940).
Monday 9 Shop at H&M The new men’s spring 2015 collection has arrived in stores, featuring parkas, blazers and tech zip-ups. Various locations including Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 4921).
Monday 9 Eat at Sho Cho Enjoy a seafood buffet, plus a soundtrack from the DJ. Dhs125 per person. Dhs165 (house beverages). Mon 7pm-midnight. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 346 1111).
Tuesday 10 Check out Parah If you’re looking for stylish additions to your lingerie drawer or swimwear collection, the new ImpronteParah range at Parah boutiques is worth a look. Various locations including Wafi, Oud Metha (04 327 9038).
Tuesday 10 Dance to ’90s Listern to classics from the decade with DJ Elie. Enjoy selected drinks for Dhs30 from 7pm until 10pm. Free. 7pm-3am. Sho Cho, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 346 1111).
Tuesday 10 Cheer on ice hockey Watch the Flames take on the Canucks, followed by a match between Canadiens and Jets in the Dubai Mighty Camels men’s amateur league. Dhs10 to spectate. 8pm-11.30pm. Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha, www.dubaimightycamels.com.