Things to Do in the UAE this Week
UNTIL MON 21 SEP
Go for Tribeca Movie Mondays
Enjoy your favourite cult films at Tribeca’s very own movie theatre! Relax and unwind on their mix of sofas and bean bags that give the evening a laid-back vibe. Their silent ordering system ensures that you can summon food and drinks without any interruptions. The finger food menu consists of treats such as organic hot dogs and burgers along with delicious sweet potato fries. The ticket also includes an organic tipple, a bag of organic popcorn and a Bluetooth headset, ensuring that you never miss a word. The line-up includes classic films such as Wall Street, Zoolander, Back to the Future Part 1, Rocky IV and Star Wars.
INFO: Ocean View Hotel, Level 1, JBR, 8pm, Dhs50, 050 345 6067, tribeca.ae
FRI 21 AUG
Party with OT Genasis
Get grooving with one of hip-hop’s biggest names! International rapping sensation OT Genasis is heading back to Dubai and is set to perform some of his most famous tracks, including Coco and Ricky. Also, resident DJ Bliss will be on the decks for the club’s popular Hip-Hop by Nature night, so be sure to bring your dancing shoes.
INFO: Movida Dubai, Radisson Royal Hotel, 11pm-3am, 04 386 6844, movida-dubai.com
Get a Pilates body like Kate Hudson!
Take a Pilates Class
Gather your besties and enrol for this special class at Mojo that fuses traditional Pilates with dynamic strength training for a full body workout, synchronised to the latest tunes! Be sure to try out the nifty new Allegro 2 reformer machine, and treat yourself to a healthy smoothie from the juice bar afterwards.
INFO: Office 703-4 Concord Tower, Dubai Media City, 7am-9am, 5pm-7pm, Dhs110, 04 360 3399, ilovemymojo.com
CLUB NIGHT OF THE WEEK: PLAYSCHOOL
Head to Toy Room Dubai’s latest themed club night for the hottest urban and hip-hop tunes. Be sure to take photos with the venue’s very own cheeky, fuzzy mascot, Frank the bear!
INFO: Toy Room Dubai, Al Murooj Rotana Dubai, 9pm-3am, 055 246 4555, toyroomdxb.com
Boogie at Ski Dubai’s New Disco Night!
Beat the heat and head back to the Eighties at Ski Dubai’s unique disco night! Enjoy skiing and snowboarding while the resident DJ spins some funky retro tunes on the decks. This one’s sure to be a hit with the whole family!
INFO: Mall of the Emirates, 7pm-11pm, 800 386, theplaymania.com
FRI 21 AUG
Catch the Jimi Hendrix Tribute Act
The acclaimed Jimi Hendrix tribute show, Are You Experienced, is finally coming to town! Get ready for a serious dose of nostalgia as the band covers his incredible catalogue of greatest hits. If you’re a fan of the Woodstock legend, you simply can’t miss out on this one.
INFO: The Music Room, Bur Dubai, 8pm, Dhs100, 04 359 8888, facebook.com/MusicRoomDubai
LADIES’ NIGHT OF THE WEEK
Ladies, grab your high heels and head to Cavalli Club for complimentary drinks and sharing sushi platters. Be sure to sample their traditional Italian dishes such as Ligurian brioche and delicious octopus in burrata. Plus, you can dance the night away to a rocking mix of funky house and R’n’B courtesy of resident DJ Scottie B!
INFO: Fairmont Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, 9.30pm-1am, 04 332 9260, dubai.cavalliclub.com
UNTIL MON 31 AUG
Pamper Yourself at SensAsia
Enjoy 40 per cent off on a selected range of SensAsia Urban Spa’s relaxing massages. Their summer celebration sale includes the stress-busting Thai yoga stretch massage, the Balinese massage, Knead It massage and the Yummy Mummy To Be massage.
INFO: Located at The Village Mall, Jumeirah and other locations across the city, massages start from Dhs239 (original price Dhs399), 04 417 9820, sensasiaspas.com
Design Your Own Jewellery
Explore your creative side with this fun and informative jewellery design course for beginners. It includes jewellery-making techniques, tools, materials and everything you need to know.
INFO: DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates, four sessions Dhs1,350, three hours per session, Sun 10am-1pm and 6pm-9pm, 04 341 4777, ductac.org
BRUNCH OF THE WEEK: CASA DE TAPAS
This classic brunch offers a buffet selection of Spanish delicacies in a picturesque setting. You can expect a delicious variety of tapas, cold cuts and a selection of mouth-watering cheeses followed by main courses, including paella and a traditional Spanish roast. Plus, they have live music from a Spanish band to keep the vibe going!
INFO: Dubai Creek Yacht Club, Deira, Dhs199 with soft drinks, Dhs249 with house drinks, Dhs299 with bubbles, 12.30pm-4pm, 04 416 1800, casadetapas.ae