The UAE to-do list

The best Dubai has to offer this week
ByEllen KerryWednesday , 06 December 2017
The UAE to-do list
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Fancy the workout of a lifetime this weekend?

AN EVENING WITH DAME JOAN COLLINS
TUE 12 DEC
Keen to have a chat with one of the most legendary actors in showbiz? You can do exactly that as actress and best-selling author Dame Joan Collins heads to Dubai for a spectacular Q&A session with her audience. She’ll also be sharing her tips and tricks for success. INFO: 8pm at Dubai Opera, Dhs295, dubaiopera.com 

STEAK OUT AT STK
DAILY
Indulge in a fashionable a air at Dubai’s latest hotspot, STK steakhouse. Dine on tasty meaty treats and sizzling seafood as the resident DJ spins a party soundtrack every evening. How would we like our meat done? Media rare! (soz). INFO: The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence, stkhouse.com 

GET DIGITAL WITH VIDXB
FRI 8 & SAT 9 DEC
Celebrate the era of technology by attending the first annual event of its kind in the region with VIDXB. Now hold up, it’s not only for tech-savvy fellas. American online personality Lele Pons and British singer-songwriter Conor Maynard are among several stars headlining the event. Plus, you’ll get expert opinions and social media insights. Get those extra likes on Insta! INFO: Dhs65, tickets from Virgin Megastore and dubai.platinumlist.net, vidxb.ae 

TOUGH MUDDER RETURNS
FRI 8 & SAT 9 DEC
After an adrenaline- pumping challenge last year, Tough Mudder is returning to Dubai this month. Test your stamina and strength by running, jumping and climbing your way around its hardcore obstacle course. Team Ahlan! will be participating, so feel to lend us a helping hand. INFO: Dhs420 per person, register at toughmudder.ae 

ROCK ON, ELTON JOHN!
FRI 8 DEC 
It’s finally here! Prepare to be amazed and bedazzled as legendary singer Elton John performs his very first live show in Dubai as part of his Wonderful Crazy Night World Tour. His foot- tapping soundtracks will cover songs like Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me, Don’t Go Breaking My Heart, and I’m Still Standing. This is one gig you DON’T want to miss. INFO: Dubai Autism Rocks Arena, doors open at 5pm and show starts at 9.30pm, children under 15 should be accompanied by adults, ticket prices and info at dubai.platinumlist.net 

HAVE A CONVERSATION WITH X-MEN’S PROFESSOR X
FRI 8 DEC
Grab your X-Men and Star Trek-obsessed pals and attend the Dubai International Film Festival’s In Conversation with Sir Patrick Stewart as he o ers you an interesting outlook on his career and how he bagged the iconic role of Professor Xavier. If you want some live goss on Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Halle Berry and many others, this is your chance. INFO: Tickets available at Madinat Arena, Madinat Jumeirah and at Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, diff.ae 

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY
COMING SOON
There are plenty of comedians out there, but few are as funny as Britain’s John Bishop. The stand-up comic will be at the Dubai World Trade Centre with LOL-worthy jokes that are bound to make you laugh until you cry. Is there a better therapy than laughter? We think not! INFO: Thu 14 Dec, World Trade Centre, Dubai, tickets from dubai.platinumlist.net 

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