Have an alternative Valentine’s or see a photography exhibition
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on February 14:
Have an alternative Valentine’s: Rock out with some of UAE’s newest bands including Mural, Monks On Call, White Collar Warfare, Riff Raff (pictured), Up the Ante and more. Free. 8pm-3am. Legends Sports Bar, Chelsea Plaza Hotel, Satwa (050 697 3035).
See a photography exhibition: Ali Azarmi, Danielle Rizkallah and Vivian van Blerk pay homage to pictorialism. The aim of the pictorialists – a movement that gained influence after 1885 – is to obtain the recognition of photography as an artistic medium. Check out their works as part of the ‘New Pictorialism’ exhibition. Free. 10am-6pm. JAMM Art, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 328 5169).
Shop at a designer clothes market: Head to Beach Park Plaza Centre in Jumeirah today to buy pre-loved, authentic, luxury clothes and accessories. The event aims to bring together vintage-lovers and trendsetters. You’ll also discover a range of Dubai’s newest on-trend fashion and jewellery designers. Free to attend. 3pm-9pm. Beach Park Plaza Centre, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.prime-dubai.com.
Enjoy a couple’s day at SoSpa: Get a signature 60-minute couple’s massage and receive a free couple’s hydrobath session for relaxation afterwards. Dhs950 per couple. Until February 28. Sofitel Dubai Downtown, Business Bay (04 503 6666).
Watch the dolphins at Dubai Dolphinarium: The venue marked the start of 2015 by welcoming its two millionth visitor, which just shows how popular this dophin and seal show is. Your children will love watching the dolphins and seals performing amazing tricks – they can juggle, sing, play ball and even paint. From Dhs40. Daily 11am, 3pm and 6pm. Gate 1, Creek Park, Oud Metha, www.dubaidolphinarium.ae (04 336 9773)