Disney on Ice, dinosaurs in cinemas and McIntyre on stage
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 10 See Disney On Ice Princesses & Heroes Through skating and acrobatics, this show tells the tales of Disney’s princesses and heroes. Dhs150-2,000. 7.30pm. Until June 13. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.virginmegastore.ae.
Wednesday 10 Indulge at a chocolate fest Eataly is serving up a full menu themed around chocolate including burrata filled with chocolate and chocolate dough pizza with gorgonzola, mascarpone and pears. From Dhs39 per dish. Daily 9am-midnight. Until June 17. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 330 8899).
Wednesday 10 Try Hoop Fit at TribeFit Tighten up your abs and keep fit in this fun class. Run by Flow Ground, the one-off session uses hula hoops as part of a rhythmic cardio regime and aims to tone muscle and burn calories. Free. 7pm-8pm, 8pm-9pm. Silverene Towers, Dubai Marina (800 87423).
Wednesday 10 Listen to the songs of Frank Sinatra Enjoy a special food and drinks menu inspired by Frank Sinatra at Seafire Steakhouse and Bar’s Sinatra Wednesdays. Packages start from Dhs400 for a four-course set menu. The dinner is complemented by the sounds of a band playing Sinatra’s songs all night long. Dhs400-545. 8pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Thursday 11 Watch Jurassic World in cinema The much-anticipated summer blockbuster Jurassic World is out today. Directed by Colin Trevorrow, this film – starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins and Omar Sy – picks up 22 years after the events of Jurassic Park and has even more deadly dinos. Out in cinemas across Dubai from Thursday June 11.
Thursday 11 Attend an art workshop Meet and interact with Dr John A. Lent, a renowned scholar in the field of cartoon and comic arts, who will share his research on topics including Asian Comic Books: A Contemporary Perspective. Free. 7pm-9pm. Cartoon Art Gallery, 4B Street, Al Quoz (04 346 6467).
Thursday 11 Celebrate at Fibber Magee’s Paddyman (pictured) and Boxty take to the stage for a night of traditional Irish music at the pub’s 19th anniversary celebrations. Free. 9pm-3am. Saeed Tower one, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 2400).
Thursday 11 Head to the ‘Glitch’ closing party Listen to techno at the season closing party of ‘Glitch’, featuring live sets by Skober, Kris Lee, and Pooja B. Dhs100. 10pm-3am. The Basement, Boutique 7 Hotel & Suites, TECOM (050 695 3797).
Friday 12 Don’t miss Michael McIntyre live The British comedian is back in Dubai with his hotly anticipated new stand-up show ‘Happy & Glorious’. Dhs350-1,000. June 12-13, 6pm-11.30pm. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.doneevents.com.
Friday 12 Have a Latin fiesta at Mistral Mistral’s surf & turf samba night has street food stations and live entertainment. Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages). Fri 6.30pm-11.30pm. Until the start of Ramadan. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 0000).
Friday 12 Catch Martin Solveig live As part of Pacha Ibiza Dubai’s closing weekend, French DJ and Producer Martin Solveig will take to the stage to perform a live set. Expect hits such as ‘Hello’ and ‘Ready 2 Go’. Dhs150. 10pm-3am. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 567 0000).
Saturday 13 Watch a bodybuilding championship The International Natural Bodybuilding Association World Championship celebrates the natural muscular form and includes divisions for women, teens and the physically challenged. Dhs100 to spectate. 9am-10pm. The Dome, Dubai Sports City, www.inba-middleeast.com (050 836 5281).
Saturday 13 Go on a hypnotherapy course This Level One Certification Course, taking place on Friday June 12 and Saturday June 13, will help you address issues such as self-esteem. Dhs1,350. June 12-13, 10am-6pm. Illuminations Well-Being Center, Fortune Executive Towers, Cluster T, JLT (04 448 7043).
Saturday 13 Spend a night at the opera Enjoy the Midsummer Night’s Opera. Dhs395 (including a three-course set menu). 8pm. The Act Dubai, Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 355 1116).
Saturday 13 Try pain-free laser hair removal Head to Rebecca Treston at Euromed Clinic to try out the latest cosmetic tech on offer, promising pain-free hair removal. Keep you eyes peeled for our first-hand review, coming soon. From Dhs600. Until June 30. Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 5422).
Sunday 14 Buy Ramadan wares Pick up new dinner sets for iftar or peruse soft furnishings and ornaments for the perfect Eid present from Home Centre’s special collection. Ongoing. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 4441).
Sunday 14 Get free training Register online for a free personal training at Symmetry Gym. Free. Building 5, Gold & Diamond Park, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.symmetrygymdubai.com (04 346 6479).
Sunday 14 Dance to electro Start the week at Provocateur Dubai’s ‘New York, New York’ night with music provided by resident DJs Nader, Marshall and Roberto Mermand. Free (reservations recommended). 11pm-3am. Ongoing. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 211 8222).
Monday 15 Learn Ramadan etiquette Find out the meaning of Ramadan and the do’s and don’ts of the Holy Month at this free workshop at Eton Institute. Register online to attend. Free. 5pm-7pm. Conference Center, Dubai Knowledge Village, www.etoninstitute.com/ae (800 3866).
Monday 15 Sign up for squash Register in advance to take part in the Elite Squash Festival. Matches start Thursday June 18 and there will be a free iftar buffet on Saturday June 20. Dhs185 (adults), Dhs85 (under 18s). June 18-20, 6pm. Fitness First Community Club, The Springs, www.premieronline.com (055 553 1499).
Monday 15 Journey to Japan Try Blue Jade’s new Journey to Japan set menu of Japanese dishes. Dhs250 (food only), Dhs385 (beverage pairings). Daily 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 318 6150).
Tuesday 16 Peruse a new line Check out ValleyDez’s new Ramadan attire designed specially to suit upcoming iftars and suhoors. The eveningwear collection features soft, shimmering fabrics and vibrant colours. Ongoing. Galleria Mall, Al Wasl Road (04 321 2898).
Tuesday 16 Get to Reflets Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire will close during Ramadan. Try the accessibly priced set menu before then. Dhs450 (four courses, food only), Dhs950 (seven courses, food only). Daily 7pm-11pm. Until the start of Ramadan. Intercontinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Tuesday 16 Book a yoga retreat in Kerala The Ayurvedic Healing Village offers a week of rejuvenation from Thursday July 2. From Dhs2,500 per day. Valid July 2-14. Lakshya Yoga, Palakkad, Kerala, www.lakshyayoga.com.
Tuesday 16 It’s ladies’ night Ladies get free drinks 7pm-3am on arrival before 11pm at this one-off ‘saved by the bell night’. Free. 7pm-3am. Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 216 0181).