Thursday, September 13
Hear tunes from a hip-hop legend: Ali Shaheed Muhammad, one-third of hip-hop trailblazers A Tribe Called Quest, flies in to spin for eclectic club night Deep Crates.
Dhs125. 10pm-3am. Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha (04 399 6699).
See African-inspired portraits: Acclaimed Moroccan photographer Hassan Hajjaj pays homage to traditional African portraiture while celebrating present-day idols in his exhibition ‘My Rock Stars: Volume 1’.
Until October 18. The Third Line, near The Courtyard, between Marlin Furniture and Spinneys, Al Quoz (04 341 1367).
Hear Lil Jon sing by the pool: Grammy Award-winning rapper Lil Jon busts out his heyday hits at this poolside Nasimi bash – expect him to perform later in the evening. Support at this Palm Jumeirah party is provided by DJs Teddy Jam, Shero, David Craig, Josh, MC Money and more.
Dhs200. 6pm-2am. Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 200 4321).
Watch haunting documentary Senna: We’ve seen grown men burst into tears while watching this incredible documentary about the life of the late Brazilian F1 superstar Ayrton Senna. Catch this special screening – complete with free popcorn.
Free. 7.30pm. Make Business Hub, Al Fattan House, Dubai Marina (04 392 9216).
Get glitchy at a purists’ house night: Expect to hear all manner of eclectic beats, glitches and drones at tech-house and minimal techno night Glitch.
Dhs50. 9pm-3am. Silk Club, Grand Excelsior Hotel, Barsha (050 695 3797).