Friday, August 30
Roots V presents The Gatherings: This reggae event features live performances from the Beanies and Fighting Superheroes along with others.
Dhs30. 9pm-3am. Club Mint, Manhattan Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 325 9000).
Check out the autumn/winter collection at Ted Baker: Inspired by vintage paintings of the ‘40s, the collection includes bloom prints and delicate knitwear, regal full-bodied skirts and art deco-inspired geometric prints for women.
From Dhs200 to Dhs3,000. Ted Baker, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 434 0623).
Get your kids making pasta: The Italian eatery holds regular Friday morning cooking classes for children where they can learn to make their own pasta to eat prepared by the chefs, or to take home.
Dhs85. 10.30am-noon. Ongoing. Mirdif City Centre, Mirdif (04 284 3728).
Feast on fine Indian food: Chor Bazaar’s thali deal Includes naan, prawns, chicken and lamb dishes. Not one of the city’s cheapest thalis but impressive.
Dhs139 (soft drinks). Daily 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 5613).
Go to the Parry Season Launch at Sublime: This opener will feature hip-hop, R&B and reggae and you’ll get a free mix tape too.
Dhs100. Free for ladies before midnight. Sublime Bar & Lounge, Ibis World Centre (04 318 7130).