Top 10 Things to Do This Week
COMING SOON! Red Bull Flying Bach
Friday 28 and Saturday 29 September
Red Bull is bringing its world-renowned Flying Bach tour to the UAE in September! In the show, expect a clash of urban culture and classical music through creative performances which revives Johann Sebastian Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier. We’re intrigued!
INFO: Tickets priced at Dhs250 (available from 5 September) from Madinat Jumeirah box office and www.virginmegastore.me; 8pm onwards, 28 September and 29 September, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, www.redbullflyingbach.com.
Devine Social at Oeno
Tuesday 11 September
Stressful day at work? Chill out at chic vino bar Oeno, where every Tuesday when you buy two glasses of vino you get the rest of the bottle free! The selection changes weekly, keeping the deal fresh week after week.
INFO: 6pm till late; Oeno, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai; 04 399 4141, www.westinminaseyahi.com.
See a Show
Friday 7 September
For something a little different, check out the It’s All About Love show featuring Side A, K Brosas and Callalily – a unique entertainment combo of rock, pop, ballads and comedy!
INFO: Dhs120 to Dhs220, www.timeouttickets.com; Dubai World Trade Centre; 04 332 1000, www.dwtc.com.
2012 MTV Video Music Awards
Friday 7 September
Have a night in and watch The 2012 MTV Video Music Awards hosted by funnyman Kevin Hart, with a special performance from Pink! There’s always plenty of drama, so make sure you tune in.
INFO: 12am UAE time, MTV Middle East, www.mtvme.net.
Learn To Be A Stand-Up!
Not content with watching Al Murray make people laugh? Learn to be a stand-up comic yourself with an eight week course from Dubomedy Arts School. Good luck!
INFO: Dhs1,000; 2.30pm to 3.30pm on Saturdays, 29 September to 17 November; Traffic Gallery, Dubai; 04 374 6789, www.dubomedy.com.
Chill Out At Meydan Beach
Next to the Ritz-Carlton at JBR is a brand new beach club with a chillout lounge that’s now open. With a DJ playing every day it’s perfect for sundowners!
INFO: 4pm till late; Meydan Beach, The Walk JBR, Dubai; 04 433 3777, www.meydanbeach.com.
Dinner at Brandi Pizzeria
There’s a new restaurant at The Dubai Mall: Brandi Pizzeria. Brandi Pizzeria in Italy was the birthplace of the famous Pizza Margherita, and the original restaurant is still popular with Italian Royalty! Well, if it’s good enough for a queen, it’s good enough for us!
INFO: Brandi Pizzeria, The Dubai Mall (second floor, by the Waterfront Promenade); 04 325 3336.
Simply Skewered at The Talk
For a kebab night with a difference, try out The Talk Restaurant’s new Simply Skewered night, where chefs will be serving a remarkable selection of kebabs using recipes from all around the world, from Brazil to India!
INFO: Dhs165 with soft drinks, Dhs225 including a drinks package, kids under 12 free; 6.30pm to 11pm; The Talk Restaurant, Mövenpick Jumeirah Beach; 04 449 8888, www.moevenpick-hotels.com.
If you’re brave enough, get up close and personal with two species of crocodile at this new exhibit that aims to highlight the importance of conservation of the animals and their role in ecosystems. Great for adults and kids of all ages!
INFO: Exhibit on until 30 September; Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, The Dubai Mall; 04 448 5200, www.thedubaiaquarium.com.
Al Murray’s The Only Way is Epic Tour
Tuesday 11 to Friday 14 September
Al Murray, the infamous pub landlord, is back with an epic new show, which comes to Dubai this week! You've got to catch it!
INFO: Dhs250, www.timeouttickets.com; The First Group Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai; www.doneevents.com.