5 Things to do in the UAE This Week
FRI 27 MAY
Party with Robin Thicke at Eden Beach Club
After Busta Rhymes and French Montana, it’s Blurred Lines singer Robin Thicke’s turn to take over the famous beach club’s decks. Local star and Ahlan! Awards nominee Mr Shef Codes also has a spin. For the season closing party of Eden Beach Club expect huge crowds and loads of fun with a backdrop of R’n’B and hip-hop. No need to tell you that you’re in for one awesome-glamourous night! INFO: 8pm-3am, free entry for ladies, Eden Beach Club, Rixos Hotel Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 04 277 1477, firstname.lastname@example.org
WED 1 JUN
Celebrate The Ahlan! Awards
June see the close of voting on the Ahlan! Awards and the big reveal of the winners. Who will be crowned Best Personality? Which radio jock rocked the airwaves most? What’s the UAE’s favourite club, bar, restaurant and spa? Thousands of you have been voting for the people and places you love the most, and now we’d like you to join us – and all the winners – at the after-party at the capital’s stunning new night spot Bu! Trinity.
INFO: 11pm-3am, Bu! Trinity, The Hub, The Mall at The World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi, 02 666 8066, butrinity.com
Check Out the New Harper’s Bazaar Café
If you’re looking for an elegant lunch amid the fash pack, get down to the world’s first Harper’s Bazaar Café right here in Dubai. The cuisine is modern European, and obviously very healthy so you can still fit into your Chanel.
INFO: 7.30am-6.30pm Sun-Thu, 10am-4pm Sat, Harper’s Bazaar Café, Dubai Design District (D3), Business Bay, Dubai, 04 557 8009
THU 26-FRI 27
Dubai Duty Free Darts Masters Returns
The uninitiated may be surprised by how much fun this darts tournament is, so we recommend you gather a crowd, grab a table and run your own sweepstake for fun. Top tip: Current world number one Michael van Gerwen will be back at the tournament hoping to win for the fourth time.
INFO: Tickets from Dhs199, available from Tix Box, Virgin Megastores and Platinum List; starts 8pm Thu 26 May and Fri 27 May; Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, 056 113 4626, email@example.com, dubai-darts.com
FRI 27-SAT 28 MAY
Listen to The James Taylor Quartet at R Trader
R Trader is launching The Rogue Sessions; each week artists, musicians, DJs and poets will be there to perform at this delicious new bar/restaurant in DIFC (we have a culinary crush on Chef Dominic Robinson). This weekend, British band The James Taylor Quartet will be belting out its critically acclaimed jazz funk. We can’t wait.
INFO: Entry Dhs150 per person including two complimentary house drinks, VIP dinner and show package Dhs499 per person including three courses from la carte menu, free-flowing house beverages and fizz, R Trader, DIFC, Dubai, 04 343 5518, firstname.lastname@example.org