Friday, January 20
Learn the art of ‘angelic reiki’: This four-hour workshop covers self-healing, as well as giving and receiving reiki treatment.
Dhs555. 10am-2pm. Dubai Angels of Light, Jumeirah (050 655 4814).
Hike the Hajar Mountains: Starting near the village of Tywian, this 14km route takes roughly four hours, during which you will traverse wadis and patches of desert, and pass interesting rock formations.
Dhs150 per person. From 8am. Meeting point TBC. Arabia Outdoors (055 955 6209).
Nezesaussi Grill’s ‘Brekky for Lunch’: At weekends, you can enjoy a hearty breakfast at lunchtime at this Antipodean and South African bar. Also on Saturdays.
Dhs65. Fri-Sat noon-4pm. Ongoing. Al Manzil Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5888).
See al-fresco French gypsy-ska rap: We’re astounded at the way Les Fils du Teuhpu plunder global musical flavours for their ragtag, horn-blowing cacophony. Worth a look.
Free. 7.30pm. Pyramid Rooftop Gardens, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 347 7793).
Hear Azerbaijan’s 2009 Eurovision entry, plus lots more big names: A group of regional stars have been brought together for this gig, entitled ‘Rhythm of your Heart’. Arash (who came 11th in 2009’s Eurovision for Azerbaijan) will be performing.
Dhs200 (advance), Dhs300 (on the door), Dhs500 (VIP). Doors open 6pm, show starts 9pm. Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, www.timeouttickets.com