The To Do List

The To Do List

29 Mar 2017

Surena Chande’s guide to the good times over the next week

ROBIN SCHULZ AND RUDIMENTAL AT NASIMI SESSIONS

FRI 31 MAR

Nasimi Sessions is back with another brilliant line-up of international DJs and artists. Taking place on Friday 31 March, Shed a Light hitmaker Robin Schulz will be playing hit tracks including Sugar and Waves to the crowd before UK superstars Rudimental take to the stage. With chart-topping tracks including Bloodstream with Ed Sheeran, Waiting All Night and Feel the Love, they’re sure to get you dancing the night away! Also playing on the evening is DJ Hugel who joined Schulz on tour and has remixed tracks from the likes of David Guetta and Akon. INFO: Free for ladies from 7pm-9pm, Dhs200 and Dhs400 for VIP when purchased online, Dhs250 at the door, 5pm-3am, Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm Dubai, 055 200 4321, tickets available at platinumlist.net

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LADIES’ NIGHT AT THE SOCIAL ROOM 

EVERY WED

Wednesdays are the new Tuesdays at The Social Room’s renowned ladies’ night, which offers three complimentary drinks and a special scrumptious ice cream sundae for the gals, plus 50 per cent off bar snacks including Wagyu beef sliders and the irresistible goat’s cheese churros, too! So round up your squad and head to this hotspot. INFO: Free entry, 8pm-1am, Marina Social, InterContinental Dubai Marina, 04 446 6664, reservations@marinasociadubai.com 

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DINE AT SEAGRILL RESTAURANT & LOUNGE

DAILY

Experience al fresco dining with gorgeous views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai Marina Skyline at Seagrill. The eatery’s menu has recently had a revamp after Canadian Chef Kyle Grant joined, with dishes including poached octopus salad, foie gras crumble, marinated lamb chops and more. Yum! INFO: Open daily for lunch and dinner from 12noon-11.30pm (weekdays) and 12noon-12midnight (weekends), Fairmont The Palm, 04 457 3457, palm.dining@fairmont.com

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SPARKLE UNDER THE STARS AT LOOKUP 

EVERY TUE

Trust us when we say that LookUp bar at La Ville Hotel & Suites has some of the best views in town, so its new ladies’ night is a must- try! You’ll get two complimentary glasses of bubbly and a range of canapés to tuck into, plus every drink after that is just Dhs20! Named ‘Sparkle Under the Stars’, the night offers picturesque sights of the city under the open air terrace, plus each week one lucky lady will go home with a shimmery Swarovski gift. INFO: 7pm-10pm, 04 403 3222, livelaville.com

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THE SOUND COLLECTIVE FESTIVAL AT BARASTI

THU 30-FRI 31 MAR

With free entry and a laidback vibe, The Sound Collective is a new ‘festival’ in town, built on a love of electronic music that you need to check out! Bassjackers, a unique DJ who burst into the scene in 2011 when the top track Mush Mush was discovered by DJ Tiesto and they have since gone on to play around the world and collaborate with some of the industry’s biggest names. On Friday, expect to see producer, DJ and vocalist Amtrac, along with R3hab who has created a string of epic remixes and original material. See you there! INFO: Free entry all night, until 2am, Barasti Beach Bar, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road,  04 399 3333, barastibeach.com

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NEW IN CINEMAS

SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE

FROM THU 30 MAR

The famous blue characters have a fully animated movie out! A mysterious map sets the little critters on a race through the Forbidden Forest, filled with enchanting creatures, to find a mysterious village before the evil wizard does. This flick sounds like it’ll be a fun one for the family. INFO: Showing in cinemas nationwide

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RUSSEL HOWARD IN DUBAI

THU 20-SAT 22 APR

We can’t wait to see Russell Howard in Dubai. The comedian’s one of the best-selling British stand-up acts and also created the hit TV show Russel Howard’s Good News. Having gone to his shows several times in the UK, I can safely say he’s well worth seeing! INFO: Dhs295-Dhs595, door open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm, Dubai College Auditorium, Al Sufouh, 800tickets.com