Sunday, April 1
See fashion-inspired art: Dubai-based Belgian artist and fashion designer Ivan Valerio showcases a 20-piece collection of work featuring imaginative pop-art graphics.
Free. Artinhouse, Mövenpick Hotel and Apartments, 19th Street, Oud Metha (04 336 6000).
Get down to beachside hits: Hear hits on the beach courtesy of top-notch covers band Skratch, performing a laid-back set of cherry-picked classics.
Free. 7pm-11pm. Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi (04 399 3333).
Catch the ‘Axis of Evil’: Popular local comedy night Dubomedy presents Aron Kader – the Palestinian/American comic who made up a quarter of the acclaimed ‘Axis of Evil’ tour.
Dhs175-250. 7pm, 9pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.timeouttickets.com
Try Fire & Ice’s ‘Flavours of Portugal’: Enjoy bacalhau (salted cod with new potatoes and spetada mista), marinated beef, and Portuguese chorizo sausage.
Prices vary. 7pm-11.30pm. Until April 14. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Easter Dim Sum treats at Ping Pong: Head to Ping Pong for an Eastern-style feast of Easter fun. As well as the usual dim-sum bites, every family dining at Ping Pong during the first week of April will have the opportunity to win a prize by selecting a special hand-painted egg from the Easter basket. Kids will also be kept busy painting their own Easter eggs in the Ping Pong crèche or having their faces painted courtesy of the resident Easter bunny while parents relax Prices vary.
Open 10am-midnight. Until April 8. Ping Pong, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.pingpongdimsum.ae (04 339 9088).