Nic Fanciulli live, Beach Polo Cup Dubai, Paolo Nutini gig and more
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 8 Eat healthily this month To mark World Health Day this month, Madeleine Café and Boulangerie is serving a healthy set menu with calorie counts listed next to each dish. Prices vary. Daily 10am-10pm. Until April 30. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 4335).
Wednesday 8 Shop the new Mango range Ladies, head into Mango stores across the city to shop the new Desert Festival collection. Designed with tribal motifs, take your pick from long dresses, kaftans and sheer mid-length skirts. The look is natural and ethnic, with a colour palette of brown and black. Mango, various locations including Mercato Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.mango.com (04 344 7184).
Wednesday 8 Enjoy Sass Café’s aperitivo Get free canapés with every beverage you order. From Dhs65 per beverage. Sun-Thu 5pm-8pm. Ongoing. Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 352 7722).
Wednesday 8 Relax at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai This exclusive Time Out Dubai offer will get you full-day access to the hotel’s beach, pool and other facilities for Dhs500 per couple instead of per person. Book in advance and show this page of the magazine to get your hands on the deal. Dhs500 per couple. Wed. Until April 30. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, The Walk, JBR (04 318 6150).
Wednesday 8 Have a ladies’ night out Ladies can enjoy four complimentary drinks and 50 percent off main course menu items. Free. Ongoing. 6pm-10pm. Ruth’s Chris Steak House, The Address Dubai Marina (04 454 9538).
Thursday 9 Learn the art of feng shui Hosted by Jen Nicomedes, US representative of feng shui grand master Raymond Lo, this one-hour talk covers concepts including the five elements, Qi, and yin and yang. Free. 7pm-8pm. Miracles Dubai, Icon Tower, TECOM, www.miraclesworldwide.com (04 363 9307).
Thursday 9 Head to a comedy show See comedians Carl Donnely, Ola and Justin Moorhouse at this month’s The Laughter Factory. Dhs140. 9pm-11pm. Ongoing. Melrose Ballroom, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 355 1862).
Thursday 9 See Nic Fanciulli live The Grammy Award-nominated DJ and producer plays in Dubai as part of his worldwide tour with Ultra Music Festival. Free (reservations recommended). 10pm-3am. Provocateur, Four Seasons Resort Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 270 7777).
Friday 10 Get dressed up for Comic Con Go as your favourite comic book, TV or movie character and meet stars including Star Trek’s William Shatner, Gillian Anderson of The X-Files fame and Karl Urban from The Lord of The Rings. Dhs130-600. noon-10pm. Until April 11. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 447 4344).
Friday 10 Glow for it at the Neo Run Take part in this wacky glow-in-the-dark 5km race. It’s the first of its kind in the UAE and will bring runners together, in the dark, complete with glow sticks and fancy dress. And there’s an after-party, too. Register online to participate. Dhs165. 7pm. Dubai Autodrome, Dubai Motor City, www.neorun.com (no number).
Friday 10 Don’t miss Paolo Nutini live The Scottish singer returns to Dubai to entertain fans with his new album Caustic Love and hit songs ‘Pencil Full of Lead’, ‘Iron Sky’ and ‘New Shoes’. Dhs295-900. 7pm-midnight. Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai Media City (04 368 9977).
Friday 10 Dance to UK garage Go to Garage Nation to see headline acts Romeo and Lisa Maffia, Oxide & Neutrino, Shola Ama and Masterstepz. Dhs120. 9pm-3am. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (055 924 6496).
Friday 10 Hear a trio of talented DJs Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE will host three very talented DJ’s, Marco Carola, Mark Jenkyns and Shaun Reeves. The venue is welcoming back Marco, a global ambassador of techno who is one of the most respected artists amongst the techno scene. Mark, has the ability to work a consummate mix of warm, deep house infused with a ghetto-funk dance while Shaun is an enigmatic pioneer whose trailblazing quest to export his unique brand of cosmic underground house and techno from his hometown of Detroit to Europe and beyond which has brought him international acclaim. For reservations, contact (056 113 3400) or email email@example.com. Reservation timings from 11am-9pm, Restaurant hours from 1pm-11pm.
Saturday 11 Attend a health seminar Hosted by the Dubai Business Women Council and online community Mom Souq, this event for ladies and children only includes screenings, workshops and activities for little ones. It has been organised to help participants learn more about health and well-being in a fun, educational way. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to attend. Free. 4pm-7pm. Zabeel Ladies Club, Zabeel, www.momsouq.com (04 382 0020).
Saturday 11 Check out an art fair World Art Dubai will house numerous pieces by leading Emirati artists including paintings and prints, photography and sculpture. Free. 4pm-9pm. Until April 11. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.worldartdubai.com (no number).
Saturday 11 Celebrate Greek Easter at Elia To celebrate the Easter festivities this week, the Highly Commended Elia has lamb on the spit, plus Greek music and dancing. Dhs195 (soft drinks). Sat 9pm-midnight. Dhs275 (soft drinks). Sun 1pm-4pm, 9pm-midnight. Until April 12. Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).
Saturday 11 Brand New Vibrant Menu Maya Modern Mexican Kitchen + Lounge at the stunning beach resort, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort + Spa, has a brand new menu that reflects a modern twist on popular Mexican classics. Rediscover your passion for Mexican cuisine with each dish carefully designed by internationally acclaimed, celebrity chef Richard Sandoval. Maya is open for dining and drinks from 5pm to 2am Sunday - Wednesday and until 3.00am on Thursday and Friday (04 317 6000).
Sunday 12 Get a deal for ladies On Sundays at Shang Thai, ladies get 50 percent off their total lunch bill. Prices vary. Sun, noon-3pm. Ongoing. Matloob Building, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 380 5408).
Sunday 12 Community cinema In support of World Health Day this month, Loco’motion Community Cinema is screening Hungry for Change, a documentary that investigates the diet industry. Free. 7.30pm. thejamjar, 17a Street, Al Quoz, www.facebook.com/locomotionuae.
Sunday 12 Do a karaoke challenge The Voice Off, a new karaoke competition, is aimed at those who want a fun night out. Dhs30-50 (includes one free drink). 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Player’s Lounge, Country Club Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 398 8840).
Monday 13 Watch dressage This competition showcases the best of international dressage and makes it accessible to all. Free. 5pm-8pm. Until April 14. Emirates Equestrian Centre, Dubai International Endurance City, www.emiratesequestriancentre.com (050 558 7656).
Monday 13 Feast at Sho Cho Enjoy the seafood buffet. Dhs125 per person. Dhs165 (house beverages). Mon 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 346 1111)
Tuesday 14 droidcon Dubai This two-day conference plus one-day Barcamp tech event takes place Tuesday April 14 to Thursday 16. Register online for tickets. Free (Barcamp admission only), Dhs1,101 (Barcamp plus two-day conference). 9am-7pm. Until April 16. Conference Centre, Dubai Knowledge Village, www.droidcon.ae (04 278 0994).
Tuesday 14 It’s sushi night for ladies Buy one ‘Let’s Roll’ and get one custom ‘Let’s Roll’ of your choice free. For female guests dining-in only. Prices vary. Daily noon-midnight. Until April 30. Al Wasl Road; Dubai Marina; Business Bay (800 78744).
Tuesday 14 Have a happy month Satori Spa’s new ‘Happy Month’ package includes full-day access to the hotel’s pool, lunch, a camel ride, 20 percent off the cost of a couple’s massage and much more. Dhs500 per person. Until April 30. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra Road (04 809 6232).