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Thursday, February 16
The Coronas rock McGettigan’s: These chart-topping Irish indie boys are huge in Ireland – beating U2 and Snow Patrol to a host of awards – but they’re unknown to the wider world. See what the fuss is about.
Dhs150. 7pm. Also on Friday February 17. McGettigan’s, Bonnington Hotel, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, www.timeouttickets.com
See aquatic-inspired art: ‘Documentary of Sea’ features canvas, video and photographic works from 10 Iranian artists, each depicting the sea.
Free. Until March 15. XVA Gallery, DIFC (04 353 5383).
Check out the hottest Pakistani designers at Fashionville: The spring/summer 2012 collections of 29 of Pakistan’s biggest fashion imports will be on show at new trade event ‘Fashionville’.
Free. 11am-7pm. Modula Conceptio, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 3002).
Center Cut’s ‘A Taste of Canada’: Executive chef Ron Pietruszka and acclaimed Middle Eastern celeb chef Suzanne Husseini collaborate on a Canadian-Arabic fusion menu.
Dhs320 (food only). 6.30pm-11.30pm. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
Hear ‘the new Oakenfold’: Soulful house DJ Peter Oakden – boss of his own Soul Free Records – has been tipped as one to watch. Check his UAE debut, thanks to the MustHaveSoul team, at the ever-inspiring 360°.
Free. 7pm-2am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (056 682 6617).
Time Out Dubai,
According to recent reports, the United Arab Emirates has become the world’s largest foreign aid donor in terms of percentage of its gross national income
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