Jack Dee, The Jam, Marina Street Festival, Nasimi Sessions and more
Time Out Dubai staff
Wed 18 Afterwork Dubai is aimed at bringing together professionals in Dubai to network with each other and enjoy a drink after work. Afterwork Dubai will be a regular event, hosted monthly at some of Dubai's hot spots. For the launch event, they have Belgian-based DJ, Thomas Estro flying in to perform. It all kicks off at 6pm.
Wed 18 Head to Happy Hour Buy one drink and get your second free from a wide selection of beverages at Q43’s Kill The Bill night for both men and women. Free. 5pm-9pm. Q43, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).
Wed 18 New pieces at Comptoir 102 Lebanese furniture designer Nada Debs is celebrating her tenth anniversary by unveiling exclusive and iconic pieces at Comptoir 102 on Wednesday March 18. There will be a live performance by artist Huang Feng Rong. Free to attend. March 18, 6pm-9pm. Comptoir 102, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 385 4555).
Wed 18 Check out more than 500 hats Get ready for the Dubai World Cup, which takes place Saturday March 28, by visiting the 14th BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition to buy your hats and fascinators from a collection of more than 500 made by the world’s most coveted milliners. Free to attend. March 19-27, 10am-10pm. Level 1, BurJuman, Trade Centre Road, Bur Dubai (04 352 0222).
Wed 18 Grab a free dessert at The Beach Head to Eat Greek, where readers who buy one main course get a dessert free. Prices vary. Wed noon-5pm. Until March 30. The Beach, The Walk, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 430 5249).
Wed 18 Theindesigner Media Preview and Exhibition Tour is a three-day exhibition of 30 up-and-coming designers from Dubai. From 17 - 20 March the show, which is free of charge, will display new collections of jewellery, fashion, home furnishings and leather goods. O’ De Rose, Al Wasl Street, Dubai
Thu 19 Visit Emirates Classic Car Festival Check out some of the finest vintage cars and motorcycles on display along the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard. Free. 9am-midnight. Until Sunday March 22. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, www.emiratesclassiccarfestival.com.
Thu 19 See house DJ Franky Rizardo DJ Franky Rizardo, one of the biggest draws in Holland’s house music circuit and ambassador for Defected Records, will be playing in the Main Room. With a modern deep house sound, his set is one not to miss. Dhs150. 11pm-3am. Pacha Ibiza Dubai, Souk Madinat Jumierah, Umm Suqeim (04 567 0000).
Thu 19 Tinashe in Dubai People by Crystal Dubai’s infamous ladies night 'Women Crush Thursdays' will be taken over by the multi-talented Tinashe on Thursday March 19, where she is expected to perform some of her R&B hits.
Thu 19 Provocateur welcomes Kevin McHugh Revel in art at Provocateur as it brings masterpieces by renowned New York artist and conservationist Kevin McHugh to its walls from Thursday, March 19th to Sunday, April 19th. McHugh will be formally presenting and introducing his pieces at an exclusive Artist Reception on Friday, March 20th from 9:00pm onwards.
Fri 20 Hit the water to tour the Palm Take a stand-up paddleboarding lesson and tour the calm waters of the Palm Jumeirah with SeaYou. Time Out readers can enjoy an exclusive buy one, get one free offer. Dhs125 for a 90-minute session. Until June 15. Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah, www.seayou.ae (04 420 6100).
Fri 20 Head to Dubai Marina Street Festival Marina Mall’s Street Festival is back from Thursday March 19 until Saturday 28 at the promenade. Expect street artists, shows and musical performances. Free to attend. March 19-28. Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai Marina (04 436 1020).
Fri 20 Check out Nasimi Sessions Listen to a live set by British DJ Philip George. Also set to take the stage are Hollaphonic, Grades and resident DJ Dave De Luca. Free for ladies before 7pm. Dhs100 for all. 5pm-3am. Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 200 4321).
Fri 20 Reader offer! Lunch deal at Clé Dubai in DIFC Sample a lunch menu created for Time Out Dubai readers. When a group of four dine, you’ll get one free three-course meal, plus four free mixed drinks. Prices vary. Daily noon-3pm. Until March 31. Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 352 5150).
Fri 20 Go to Dubai Latin Fest Watch performances by Richie Ray and Bobby Cruz from Puerto Rico and Dubai-based artist Two Tone. Local artists Fatiniza, Edikson Duarte and the Dubai Royal Mariachi band will also take to the stage. Dhs180-325. 10pm-2am. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, JBR (04 399 1111).
Fri 20 Al Hamra Village Spring Food Festival, 20 March 2015 The Spring Food Festival at Al Hamra Village in Ras Al Khaimah is back for another round of pop up restaurants, live cooking stations, music and live entertainment, and dance performances. This year’s event will be packed with a fusion of flavours from around the world, with a host of F&B and retail vendors set to take over the Marina boardwalk in celebration of the onset of spring. There will also be performances by RAK Academy students, Emirati culture groups, and Arabian, Bollywood, street and ballet dance groups throughout the day. 5pm-10pm. Al Hamra Marina Boardwalk. For more information about this event please contact the events management team at Al Hamra Village at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07 243 2274.
Sat 21 Two-for-one Saturday brunch Head to La Porte des Indes, where brunch is buy one, get one free for Time Out readers. Dhs225 (soft beverages). Dhs295 (house beverages). Dhs395 (bubbly). Sat noon-3.30pm. Until May 18. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 8610).
Sun 22 Dance the night away Start off with a dance class from 8.30pm to 10.30pm and then dance the night away to a mix of zouk, kizomba, salsa and bachata. Dhs50 for the dance class. Free entrance. La Porte des Indes, The Address Hotel Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 8610).
Sun 22 Learn Arabic Time Out readers can enjoy a free trial conversational Arabic class with RAAD Education and a 20 percent discount on the course, when you present a copy of this magazine. Trial April 5, 6.45pm-8.15pm. 18-hour course starts April 12. RAAD Education, Millennium Plaza Hotel Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 352 9188).
Mon 23 Hop around Melia Dubai This hotel offers a dining experience called the ‘foodie hop’. Guests are offered a dish and drink in each of the property’s restaurants. Time Out readers can enjoy a two-for-one deal. Dhs179 per person (soft drinks). Dhs299 per person (house beverages). Daily 8pm-11pm. Until December 18. Bur Dubai (04 386 8111).
Mon 23 Pret To Go, the successful new ‘grab and go’ concept with outlets in DIFC and JAFZA, celebrates women this month with a range of meal plans created to strike the perfect balance between flavour and nutrition. March places special emphasis on females, with Arabic Mother’s Days falling on 21 March. The meals on offer are high in nutrition and low in sugar and carbohydrates, ensuring women are fully energized throughout the day. Pret To Go guests can choose from an array of options, depending on individual preferences, knowing that everything on offer is freshly prepared from the highest quality ingredients. March Specials are available from Dhs35, at Pret To Go in DIFC and JAFZA.
Tue 24 Check out a new salon Pretty Woman Hair & Beauty Salon is now open, with great offers for March including a classic mani-pedi plus neck and shoulder massage for just Dhs150. La Plage, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 343 8858).
Tue 24 Burgers at Claw Bring this magazine to Claw BBQ, buy one burger, and claim another one free. From Dhs65 per burger. Daily noon-5pm. Until June 18. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 432 2300).
Tue 24 Time Out Dubai Music & Nightlife Awards After-Party Award-winning British DJ Tim Westwood will perform a three-hour set as the headline act for the Time Out Dubai Music & Nightlife Awards After-Party. Support by urban resident DJ DVN and house DJs maDJam and DJAD. Free (reservations recommended). 10pm-3am. White Dubai, Meydan (050 443 0933).
Tue 24 Ladies Night at Chez Sushi Enjoy an evening with the girls at Chez Sushi on Al Wasl Road, Dubai Marina and Bay Avenue (Business Bay). Buy one ‘Let’s Roll’ and get one custom ‘Let’s Roll’ of your choice absolutely free. You pick the ingredients, garnish, dressing, and watch our team roll! For Ladies only. Valid for dine-in only.