Guns n' Roses tribute band, The Wailers, improv comedy and more
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 20 Head to Whose Line is it Anyway? Joe Rooney will be taking centre stage to get the audiences chuckling at this improv comedy show. Dhs180-200. 8pm. Madinat Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6546).
Wednesday 20 Enjoy Vinoteca’s pizza promotion Get any pizza of your choice plus a bottle of Italian hops for Dhs79. There is also a daily happy hour at the venue, offering 50 percent off selected beverages with Italian bites from 6pm-8pm. Dhs79. Sat-Wed 12.30pm-3pm, 6pm-11pm; Thu-Fri 12.30pm-3pm, 6pm-midnight. Until May 22. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 1234).
Wednesday 20 Spend at Festival Square Dubai Festival City Mall’s Festival Square has re-opened, with 25 new brands to shop including Omega, Mac, Reiss, DKNY, Jo Malone, Trollbeads, Kiehl’s, Banana Republic and Lacoste. Ongoing. Dubai Festival City (800 332).
Wednesday 20 Hit a gentlemen’s spa Get two for one manly massages including the Signature Sports Massage and the slightly less manly sounding Signature Relaxing Massage, all promising improved flexibility, posture and circulation at Balance Wellness Club. Dhs375. Ongoing. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 384 7010).
Wednesday 20 Celebrate the Chelsea Flower Show In celebration of Atlantis, The Palm’s debut at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London, the resort is joining forces with resident florist Al Lokrit International and luxury tea brand TWG Tea to bring a touch of floral glamour to Dubai by turning the place into a flowery extravaganza! From Sunday May 17-23, guests and visitors will be able to enjoy large scale floral sculptures, flower-themed spa treatments as well as the chance to indulge with a flower-themed afternoon tea menu in Ossiano. Get it for Dhs295 with food and soft drinks of Dhs450 with bubbles. For reservations, please call (04 4262626).
Thursday 21 See The Wailers play live The band will perform Legend in its entirety including classics, ‘Is this Love’, ‘No Woman No Cry’, ‘Buffalo Soldier’, and ‘Jammin’’. Dhs130. Doors open 7pm; show starts 9pm. The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 282 4750).
Thursday 21 Tune into Tomorrowland Directed by Brad Bird, George Clooney and Britt Robertson star in this sci-fi adventure movie. The epic story centres on the pair’s shared destiny to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory. Out In cinemas across Dubai from Thu May 21.
Thursday 21 Dance at a new club Berlin-style party fanatics, head to the opening night of Square, with music by industry heavyweight Reboot. Expect a night of deep minimal sounds and old-school house. Dhs100. 10pm-3am. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (056 224 0956).
Thursday 21 Play a game of Taboo Taboo the electro hop and alternative hip hop music act, dancer and performer will be astounding Dubai’s partygoers with an hour-and-a-half long set. Taboo is most notably known for his time as a member of the Black Eyed Peas and has gone on to excel with a solo career across acting, dancing and singing. Expect to be hypnotised with an interactive and energetic showcase, pulling together his full array of skills. For Reservations: (050 995 5400) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Opening Hours: Mon - Tues: 10.30pm - 3am, Thurs - Fri: 10.30pm-3am.
Friday 22 Do yoga for free on Cove Beach Head to the free Vita Coco sunrise beach yoga session at the recently launched Cove Beach at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, hosted by yoga guru Abbey Bates. Free. 6.15am. Cove Beach, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (no number).
Friday 22 Play golf for a good cause Take part in the Harrison’s Fund Golf Day tournament and help raise awareness of duchenne muscular dystrophy. Call to register. Dhs595 per person (including golf course access and play, and light refreshments). 8am tee off. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, www.facebook.com/woestynboerehackers (050 348 5539).
Friday 22 Sing along to Guns N’ Roses The Guns N’ Roses Experience tribute band will perform a two-hour set with tracks ‘Welcome To The Jungle’, ‘November Rain’, ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’, ‘Paradise City’ and ‘Knocking On Heaven’s Door’ featured. Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 501 2534).
Friday 22 Hear Chris Liebing at Media One Chris Liebing, German DJ, producer and radio host, and the driving force behind the labels CLR and Spinclub Recordings, plays a techno set at Plus Minus Sessions tonight. Dhs150-250. 9pm-3am. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Saturday 23 Feast on the beach Enjoy a weekly outdoor barbecue at Areia. Dhs149 (soft drinks), Dhs239 (house beverages). Sat 5pm-9pm. Until the start of Ramadan. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 374 9002).
Saturday 23 Marvel at The Al Gaffal Dhow Race This event features around 100 traditional dhows measuring 60 ft each. Spectators can see all the action off the shore or from RTA Dubai Ferries departing from Dubai Marina Mall. Ferry rides include food and beverages. Call for ferry prices. Free to spectate on shore at Jumeirah beach, Jumeirah 4. 6.30am-2pm. www.dimc.ae (800 9090).
Saturday 23 Throw yourself into darts Book tickets now for the Duty Free Darts Masters to see current world champion Gary Anderson take on reigning Dubai Duty Free Darts Masters champion Michael Van Gerwen. From Dhs180. Thu May 28 to Fri May 29, 7pm-midnight. Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Garhoud, www.dubai-darts.com (055 309 5495).
Sunday 24 Buy kaftans Zayan the Label’s new capsule collection features 20 different designs in a range of fabrics and colours. Dhs920-3,080. Ongoing. The Galleria Mall, Al Wasl Road (04 344 0104).
Sunday 24 Admire street art Scottish artist Charlie Anderson’s exhibition ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ is inspired by cityscapes and kitsch pop culture. Free. 10am-7pm. Until June 15. Street Art Gallery, Villa 23, 10B Street, Jumeirah 1 (055 888 8247).
Sunday 24 Ladies, be Chalet Chic It’s three free mixed drinks for ladies, while overlooking the slopes of Ski Dubai at this ladies’ night. Free. 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Aprés, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 2575).
Monday 25 Find out your skin type Italian cosmetics brand Flormar has opened a new store in The Dubai Mall, where it’s offering free skin consultations and a range of products for purchase. Free. Ongoing. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 325 085).
Monday 25 Eat paratha at Amala Enjoy a set menu of stuffed parathas and traditional curries from different regions of India. Dhs255 per person (food only). Mon 6pm-11pm. Until May 25. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Monday 25 Book for a gala dinner Get your tickets now for Al Noor’s gala dinner, to be held Friday June 5. The event aims to support and recognise the work of Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs. To book, email email@example.com. Dhs850 per seat, Dhs8,000 per table of ten. Fri June 5, 7.30pm-1am. Joharah Ballroom, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 323 4993).
Tuesday 26 See an art show ‘Damascenes’, the solo show by Syrian artist Khaldoun Chichakli, showcases drawings and woodcuts that offer a poignant look into the Damascus of yesteryear. Free. 10am-7pm. Until June 27. Green Art Gallery, Street 8, Al Quoz (04 346 9305).
Tuesday 26 Join The Scene Club See What We Do in the Shadows about Viago, Deacon and Vladislav, three flatmates trying to balance the complexities of modern life with being vampires. Free. 7pm. Conference Centre, Block 1, Dubai Knowledge Village (04 391 0051).
Tuesday 26 Play mixed touch rugby Two females must be on the pitch at all times, and scores by women are worth two points. Dhs500 per person. 8.30pm-10pm. Until July 14. Wellington International School, Al Sufouh 1, www.duplays.com.