15 best parties this week

Forget all about New Year's Eve and party like its 2015

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Our picks of the week

1 Enjoy Rooftop Rhythms at The Music Room
See Sat 10.

2 Have a Tiki-tastic Thursday at Mahiki
See Thu 8.

3 Love Sundays at Okku
See Sun 11.

4 Check out R&B Spade at Sensation Club
See Mon 12.

5 Go skinny on Wednesdays at Sho Cho
See Wed 7.

Wednesday 7

Electric
The new weekly night offers electro and house music all night with DJs Richie D and DJ DLB. Unlimited free drinks between 10.30pm and 2am for ladies.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Zinc Nightclub, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 151 5609).

Skinny Wednesdays
This ladies’ night at Sho Cho is all about offering a healthier alternative. A new waist-conscious menu features a selection of mixed drinks with fewer than 100 calories per concoction from 7pm until midnight. Music by DJ Amy Wells.
Free. 7pm-1am. Ongoing. Sho Cho, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah (04 346 1111).

Thursday 8

Tiki-tastic Thursday
Enjoy a night of cheeky fun on the dancefloor as DJ Adam plays all your favourite commercial chart hits.
Free (reservations recommended). 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 380 7731).

Friday 9

No.1 Fridays
Ladies get free bubbly until 1am while dancing to urban classics and club hits. DJs Brooklyn and DJ Shero will be on the decks.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Boudoir, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 345 5995).

Saturday 10

High Heels Night
The 31 is celebrating the power of a woman’s might with two complimentary drinks. Ladies, put your high heels on and grab your girlfriends for a fun night out Downtown.
Free. 6pm-3am. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Downtown, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 448 4848).

Rooftop Rhythms
Expect a night of ‘edutainment’ – entertainment that is informative, positive, and accepting of all cultures and backgrounds. Poet and regular DJ A.L.L.A.D. sets the mood with smooth soul, hip-hop, and R&B sounds.
Dhs60. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).

Sunday 11

Il Momento dell’ Aperitivo
Roberto’s embraces the century-old tradition that is the classic Italian aperitivo. Enjoy the live DJ and views of the Burj Khalifa. For every drink ordered, guests will be treated to a complimentary plate of appetizers to share.
Free. 5pm-8pm. Ongoing. Roberto’s, The Bay Gate, DIFC (04 386 0066).

Love Sundays at Okku
Listen to house music by resident DJ Marshall while snacking on Japanese cuisine. It’s one lively dinner party.
Free, guestlist and reservations only. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8777).

S.O.S Sunday Old School
Step back in time and lose yourself in a mix of ’70s, ’80s and ’90s mash-ups. Complimentary mixed drinks for ladies all night.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Boudoir, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 345 5995).

Monday 12

Ba Ladies’ Night
Ladies get three complimentary beverages – including sparkling pomegranate mixed drinks sprinkled with gold dust – and the best tunes with DJ Ilona Maras. A trés chic start to the week.
Free. 9pm-midnight. Ba Restaurant & Lounge. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3338).

GQ Ladies Night
GQ Bar offers a contemporary twist on the classic ladies night. Ladies can enjoy an exclusive selection of premium bubbly and sample canapés while listening to an upbeat music selection.
From Dhs95-135. 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. GQ Bar, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 321 4541).

R&B Spade
This weekly night features a variety of genres from R&B and hip-hop to funky and commercial house and dubstep. DJ Badir and DJ Stylez will be on the decks with MC Money.
Free for ladies, Dhs100 for gents. 10.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Sensation Club, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 1111).

Raxon and Wasted Mondays
From 8pm until 11pm guests can enjoy unlimited drinks to the sounds of house music by Raxon.
Dhs150 per person. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Story Rooftop Lounge, Dubai Knowledge Village (04 365 9911).

Tuesday 13

Ladies Rock the City
Ladies can enjoy three mixed drinks with a 30 percent discount on food. The resident band will play tunes by female artists all night long, so be sure to wear your dancing shoes.
Free. 6pm-3am. Ongoing. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).

Pink in the City
Enjoy tunes from the female greats. Between 6pm and 9.30pm ladies dining at Latest Recipe will get their bottomless glass of bubbly or grape free. Head down to the lower deck where you can enjoy unlimited drinks until 10.30pm.
Free. 6pm-3am. Ongoing. Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi, Dubai Marina (04 399 2313).

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