Things to do on January 30:
Party at Yalumba for Aussie Day: The Australia Day brunch serves a traditional Aussie barbecue and grape. There’s also music and three hours of post-brunch partying to be done.
Dhs499 per person (bubbly). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Le Méridien Dubai, Airport Road, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Experience a Latin fiesta in Al Quoz: Discover the food, culture and art of Latin America today at Artissima Art Gallery and in the alleys of Al Quoz as part of Dubai Shopping Festival’s ‘Journey of Celebrations’.
Free. 7pm-11pm. Artissima Art Gallery, Street 8, Al Quoz, www.allquozproject.com (no number).
Watch Birdman at the cinema: Hotly anticipated, and Oscar-nominated film Birdman lands in cinemas this weekend. See Michael Keaton play a washed-up actor whose glory days as a superhero haunt him as he tries to revive his career on Broadway.
Out in cinemas across Dubai.
Get down to Rob Van De Wouw live: Rob Van De Wouw headlines Cavalli and is supported by DJ Soheil Ray, Jay R, Mario Bazouri and DJ Jack.
Free (reservations recommended). 10pm-3am. Cavalli, Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 991 0400).
Check out international DJs live: Moldovan DJ and producer Andrew Rayel will take to the stage with British vocalist Christian Burns. Mentored by Armin Van Buuren, Andrew broke into last year’s Top 100 DJs.
Free (reservations recommended). 11pm-3am. White Dubai, Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba (050 443 0933).