Dine on summer specials: Lafayette Gourmet’s summer deals start today: sample juicy fruits and seasonal specialities at this popular Dubai Mall deli/restaurant. Prices vary. 10am-10pm. Lafayette Gourmet, The Dubai Mall (04 382 7335).
Dubai Tango Festival:
This four-day festival finishes on Saturday – head to the Meydan Hotel or the JW Marriott to get involved. There are performances, workshops and even ‘milongas’ (dance parties). Prices vary. Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba and JW Marriott, Deira, until May 21, www.dubaitangofestival.com.
Splash around with the girls:
Until October, Thursday nights at Wild Wadi are dedicated to ladies only (and boys aged under eight). Dhs170 (adults), Dhs135 (kids under 1.1m tall). Open 8pm-midnight. Wild Wadi, Jumeirah, www.wildwadi.com(04 348 4444).
A night of classical music: The Min Trio comprises key players from some of the world’s top orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra. Dhs120 (balcony), Dhs150 (stalls), Dhs250 (VIP). 8pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4777), www.timeouttickets.com.
Hurts live at the Irish Village: The British synth-pop duo (winner of the NME’s best new band award this year) are coming. Dhs225. Doors open 6pm, show starts at 9pm. The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 282 4750). www.timeouttickets.com