Top 10 Things to Do This Week

09 Oct 2012

Check out the all-new 360°, party at Barasti's Pink in the City ladies' night and lots more!

360° Grand Launch
Thursday 11 October
Celebrate the reopening of famed bar 360° and check out the venue’s new look at the trendy launch party with music from Argentinean house DJ Hernán Cattáneo and support from DJs Raxon and Tristan Bain.
INFO: 4pm to 2am; 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel; 04 406 8999,

Abu Dhabi Film Festival
Thursday 11 to Saturday 20 October
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival is back! Click here to read our A-List guide to the Abu Dhabi Film Fest and our list of the Top 5 Films to catch at the fest.  

Friday 12 October

Sandance is back for a new season with a fabulous 12 hour line-up. There's Dubai fave Dizzee Rascal, plus US piano rock outfit The Fray, they're the group behind the catchy 2006 tune How To Save A Life. You'll also find Brit DJ Krafty Kuts, US singer Mat Kearney, dubstep producer DJ Fresh, US deck-hand Frankie Knuckles, Saudi producer Omar Basaad and Dutch DJ Chuckie and lots of other cool names completing the fab entertainment.. Don’t miss it!
INFO: Dhs275 for regular, 2pm to 2am, Friday, 12 October 2012, Sandance Beach, Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai,

The Irish Village Sweet 16 party
Friday 12 October
No, it’s not only spoilt TV teens who get to throw super sweet 16 birthday parties. The Irish Village is hosting a huge bash with music from DJ Marky Mark and The Maplejacks unplugged, plus competitions, brunch, dinner and great drinks deals. See you there!
INFO: 11am to late; Dhs85 brunch from 11.30am to 3.30pm, Dhs85 dinner from 7pm; 04 282 4750,

Free Chocolate Fair at The Lounge
Thursday 11 to Saturday 13 October
Chocoholics, prepare yourself. The Lounge is hosting a chocolate fair with live chocolate-making demo classes from a special guest chef, plus tastings, a choc-themed afternoon tea buffet and more!
INFO: Free entry; Chocolate afternoon tea buffet Dhs90; 3pm to 8pm, live demos at 4.30pm and 6.30pm; The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa; 02 616 9999,

Yogathon 2012 at Burj Park
Friday 12 October
Support a local charity and get fit at the same time by taking part in Yogathon 2012 at Burj Park. The yoga event is open to everyone and raises money for Dubai Autism Centre. Register now and get stretching!
INFO: Dhs50; register at all Fitness First gyms in Dubai; Burj Park, Downtown Dubai.

Art Department at Trilogy
Thursday 11 October
Canadian techno house DJ duo Art Department, aka Jonny White and Kenny Glasgow, will take over the decks at Trilogy on Thursday. Miss it and miss out!
INFO: 9pm to 3am, Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, 04 366 6917,

Barasti Big Breakfast - New!
Friday 12 and Saturday 13 October
Barasti is set to become the morning-after-the-night-before venue of choice for Dubai’s weekend party people, and will serve full English breakfast plus healthier options for the ladies too. Plus after indulging, you can catch some rays on the beach!
INFO: 9am to 12pm; Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi, Dubai; 04 318 318,

Ritmo Habana at B-Lounge
Sunday 14 October
For something a little different on Sunday head to B-Lounge for their weekly salsa night, with beginner and intermediate classes to funky Latin music all night!
INFO: Dhs35; 7pm till late; B-Lounge, Sheraton Abu Dhabi; 02 677 3333,

Pink in the City Launch
Tuesday 16 October
Oh yes it’s ladies’ night! This Tuesday there’s only one place to be – Barasti for the beach bar’s brand new weekly ladies’ night where girls get bottomless glasses of bubbles for 2.5 hours for only Dhs50! Bubbly and beach, our two fave Bs! Dress in pink to match the theme. See you there!
INFO: Dhs50, 7.30pm to 10pm, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi, Dubai, 04 399 3333,