Watch the world’s top swim stars or see a fight night at Chi
Time Out Dubai staff
Watch the world’s top swim stars: The FINA Swimming World Cup, one of the biggest events on the sport’s calendar, stops off in Dubai for the first of a seven-leg series. The two-day event will feature some of the most powerful swimming competitors. Dhs20-150. 9am-6pm. Until Saturday 8. Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex, Dubai Bypass Road, www.uaeswimming.com, www.fina.org.Browse feel-good buys at ARTE Market: Local artisans will be selling handmade pink-themed products to help support breast cancer awareness month. Free entry. Noon-9pm. Dubai Festival Centre, www.arte.ae (04 341 8020).Catch talented young DJs at 360°: Prepare for suitably eclectic sets from up-and-coming stars The Revenge and Burnski, who are flying out from the UK to get Dubai jumping. Free. 4pm-2am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (050 107 6405).
Fight Night at Chi: See 10 bouts of kickboxing, boxing, MMA and Muay Thai, including four WKBF titles, being contested by some of the best fighters in Dubai against international talent. Dhs100 general standing, Dhs200 ringside seating (includes free entry to Chi for the after-party). 8.30pm. Chi@The Lodge, Oud Metha, firstname.lastname@example.org (050 286 1673).
Listen to live music and support a local album launch: UAE-based folk rocker Alison Andrews launches her debut album Love’s a Cure, with support from acoustic act Danny Shirran and rocker Fatiniza. Dhs60. 9pm-3am. Cheers Bar, The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland (04 337 9470).