5 things to do today
Friday, April 20
Kick back at the Chill Out Festival: De La Soul headline today, while The Kooks do the honours on Saturday.
Dhs350. 4pm-midnight. Until Saturday 21. Media City Amphitheatre, www.timeouttickets.com
Try a night dive in Dibba: If you have your PADI scuba certification, join Easy Divers Emirates for underwater fun off the Omani coast.
Dhs350. Times vary. Ongoing. The Lakes Club, Emirates Hills (04 447 2247).
Find treasures at Traffic’s market: Al Quoz gallery Traffic’s ‘Market of Everything’ offers second-hand furniture, books, music, art, food, clothes, toys, cars, instruments and more.
Free. 10am-10pm. Until April 21. Traffic, 179 Umm Suqeim Road (04 347 0209).
Have brunch at Hakkasan: A set menu featuring 10 types of delectable dim sum is served at this slick contemporary brunch, which can be supplemented with puer ya jian tea or premium bubbly.
Dhs199 (dim sum and tea), Dhs500 (bubbly). Noon-3pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Emirates Towers Boulevard (04 384 8484).
Get SubMinimal at this new night: SubMinimal is the new once-a-month night where music with an ‘inversely proportional ratio of beats and bass versus space’ is played. We’re told to expect anything from house and techno to drum’n’bass and dubstep – and maybe a dash of hip-hop for good measure.
Free before 1am, Dhs50 after (with one drink). 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Catwalk, Golden Tulip Hotel Al Barsha (04 341 7750).
Time Out Dubai,
Rappers Akon and French Montana will headline Dance Afrique on October 8 at Meydan Racecourse
The new restaurant in Dubai will be Fairmont Dubai, and will be one of the most fashionable places to be seen
Get a free coffee or tuck into tapas