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Nightlife during Ramadan

Phone in advance to check opening hours and details

Skandalizm closing party at Cirque Le Soir

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Guests smash up Al Manzil Hotel

Downtown Dubai venue lets guests loose with hammers at bizzare 'demolition party'

Fat Joe at Cavalli Club

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Selfie closing party at People by Crystal

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Coldplay: Ghost Stories - album review

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Pharrell: Girl - album review

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Close X The Holy Month of Ramadan started on Sunday, June 29 and will last for one month. During this time live music and DJ sets will stop and opening hours may change at all venues. Please call ahead to confirm details with the outlet.