10 things you need to try this week

Theatre, daycations, full moon yoga, iftar, grooming and more

Magnolia Bakery

Cool down with a brand-new range of ice cream desserts from Magnolia Bakery, with such new and inventive flavours as red velvet. There’s also an apple pie sundae.
Prices vary. Various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 350 5440).

Real Pilates

Real Pilates is offering ten percent off five group mat and equipment classes this June, to be used within one month.
Dhs338 (mat class, including discount), Dhs450 (equipment class, including discount). Until the end of Ramadan. One JLT (04 458 5399); Palm Strip Mall, Jumeirah 1 (04 345 3228).


LIMA Dubai

A relaxed Peruvian iftar offers dates on arrival, followed by a four-course set menu.
Dhs195 per person. Daily sunset-8.30pm, City Walk, Al Safa Street (056 500 4571).

National Theatre live screening from the Barbican

This month’s National Theatre Live screening at the Courtyard Playhouse is Obsession starring Jude Law, live from London’s Barbican. It’s an adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.
Free (registration essential). Jun 8-10, 8pm-11pm. Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz, www.courtyardplayhouse.com.


Daycation package of dreams at La Ville Hotel & Suites

La Ville Hotel & Suites has the daycation package of dreams. Two adults and up to two kids can enjoy a room for the day, buffet breakfast and guaranteed sunbed at the rooftop pool, all for just Dhs400.
Dhs400. La Ville Hotel & Suites City Walk, Dubai, Al Safa Street (04 403 3111).

Full moon yoga

Celebrate Global Wellness Day by getting active. Head to Fairmont The Palm for a one-hour session of full moon yoga, followed by 30 minutes
of meditation.
Dhs75. 8pm. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, fullmoonyoga@fairmont.com.


Break the fast at Address Boulevard

Spend iftar with the family at Boulevard Ballroom, which is serving traditional dishes with a modern touch.
Dhs250 per person. Daily sunset-9pm. Downtown Dubai (04 561 8888).


Lads, groom for less
Gents, head down to Jazz Lounge Spa, where you’ll get 50 percent off a second treatment throughout June. The discount includes haircuts as well as manicures.
Prices vary. Until the end of Ramadan. Jazz Lounge Spa, Umm Suqeim Road, www.jazzloungespa.com (04 345 0036).

Curry night at The Scene

Spice fan? Every Monday evening you can enjoy a curry of your choice for just Dhs99 at The Scene. Choices include chicken or prawn tikka masala, roasted cauliflower katsu and lamb rogan josh. All come with both chips and rice.
Dhs99. Mon 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 4222 328).


Contemporary calligraphy Marvel at artistic script

Calligrapher Mohammad Bozorgi has transformed Arabic text into a series of stunning paintings and silk-screen prints that flow across the canvas in kaleidoscopic patterns. Check out the artist’s latest exhibition, Dance in the Dark, at Ayyam Gallery until the end of summer.
Free. Sun-Thu 11am-4pm. Until Aug 30. Ayyam Gallery, Gate Village 3, DIFC (04 439 2395).

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