Wednesday, February 22
See a rap battle at The Music Room: The region’s top rappers, DJs and MCs get on stage for ‘The Lyricists’, showcasing some of the Middle East’s top urban music talent.
Dhs75. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel, Bur Dubai (055 880 5769).
View comic-strip-style art: Quirky Dutch artist Gaby Gaby presents a comic-style multimedia exhibition called ‘Flower Power 2.0’, which comments on pop culture and features ‘superhero’ MegaTulipMan.
Free. Until March 10. Mojo Gallery, 33 Al Serkal Avenue, Street 8, Al Quoz 1 (04 347 7388).
Shop at night! The Dukkan Al Downtown Shopping Fair’s stalls sell lifestyle and fashion products from up-and-coming designers.
Free. Daily 4pm-10pm. Until March 3. Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (no number).
Discuss the local art scene: Traffic Gallery’s annual industry catch-up, March Meeting, Past and Present, gives artists the chance to discuss art in the region. Two films will be screened, followed by a reception.
Free. 7pm. Traffic, 179 Umm Suqeim Road, Al Quoz 1 (04 347 0209).
Watch chefs go head to head in a culinary showdown at Nineteen: Using the same staple ingredients, chefs will create three dishes; the audience will then sample them to choose the winner.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs355 (selected house beverages). 7pm-11pm. The Address Montgomerie Dubai (04 390 5600).