Whether you’re celebrating art week or heading to one of Dubai’s many brunches, there’s not much chance of you getting bored.
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Six-hour brunch at Zero Gravity
Zero Gravity has revealed what might just be the ultimate Thursday night brunch – with six hours of unlimited food, beverages and beats for Dhs199. Club Inc. opens up the whole outdoor venue from 8pm-2am, with highlights including the Eat Street where chefs will serve up quick favourites including noodles, pizza and hot dogs – with ice cream and candy floss for dessert.
Dhs199. Every Thursday, 8pm-2am. Zero Gravity, Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).
The massive art fair showcases 41 countries across four galleries, with every art form including painting, drawing, sculpture, installations and photography.
From Dhs60. Wed Mar 20-Sat Mar 21. Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim, www.artdubai.ae.
Barbecue brunch at Namu
Start your weekend the right way by sitting back and enjoying the views over Dubai Water Canal while ten courses are served to your table. The feast includes Namu’s signature Korean barbecue, which is cooked to your liking.
From Dhs249. Thu 7pm-midnight. V Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, Al Habtoor City (04 435 5577).
BBC Proms at Dubai Opera
On the third night of the Proms, William Walton’s beautiful Cello Concerto precedes what will surely be one of the highlights of this 2019 BBC Proms Dubai – the premiere in Dubai of Beethoven’s great ‘Choral’ Symphony (No. 9). Very fancy…
From Dhs50. Tue Mar 19-Fri Mar 22. Times vary. Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai (04 440 8888).
Bollywood singing sensation Neha Kakkar will be performing live in Dubai tonight headlining the Holi festivities at Al Sahra Desert Resort Equestrian Centre duing a day-long family event.
Dhs99. Fri Mar 22, 10.30am-6pm. Al Sahra Desert Resort Equestrian Centre Dubai https://dubai.platinumlist.net/event-tickets/74347/holi-masti-2019.
Chase & Status play live at Zero Gravity
Chase & Status is back in Dubai, accompanied by MC Rage and Andy Gangadeen. Last year was a set for the DnB purists, but we’re hoping that top tracks No Problem, Alive, Time and Eastern Jam get a dusting off tonight (Friday March 22) at our reigning Beach Club of the Year. We can’ t wait for a dance across the sands.
Free (ladies), fom Dhs75 (men). Mar 22, 5pm-3am. Zero Gravity, Skydive Dubai Drop Zone (04 399 0009).
Ne-Yo in Dubai
The American pop legend is making his way to perform live at Meydan, and you don’t want to miss it. Fans can expect a huge party at WHITE Dubai on Thursday March 21 before he heads on to Drai’s Dubai on Fri Mar 22.
WHITE Dubai: Free entry. Thu Mar 21, 11pm-4am. Drai’s Dubai: Early bird: Dhs100 (ladies, one drink). General admission: Dhs200 (ladies, two drinks), Dhs300 (gents, three drinks). Fri Mar 22 10pm-4am. Meydan Racecourse Grandstand, Nad Al Sheba, tickets.virginmegastore.me (050 443 0933).
Motown – Get Ready at QE2
Groove to some of the greatest hits of the late 20th century at QE2’s brand new stage show. Expect the likes of Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and smooth crooner Lionel Richie. Oh yeah…
From Dhs180. Wed Mar 27-Thu Mar 28, 8pm onwards. Fri Mar 29, 2pm-5pm. Queen Elizabeth 2, Port Rashid, Deira, www.theatrebyqe2.com (04 330 3457).
Taste of the Med at BOCA
Chef Billy Boroja is flying in from Spain to join BOCA’s chef Matthijs Stinnissonfor a night of Mediterranean feasting for one night only featuring meat, seafood and vegetables.
From Dhs295. Fri Mar 22, 7.30pm. DIFC (04 323 1833).
The Laughter Factory is back for March
Alasdair Becket-King will be treating the region to a masterclass in intelligent stand-up, alongside UK comedian Sarah Callaghan and Edinburgh Fringe favourite Adam Bloom.
Dhs160. Fri Mar 22, 9pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR, www.thelaughterfactory.com (050 878 6728).
Snuggle down on a beanbag to ’90s rom-com Jerry Maguire in the lush gardens of Habtoor Grand Resort. Check out our feature on page 14 for more must-try movie nights in Dubai.
Dhs75. Sat March 23, 7.30pm. Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection, Dubai Marina, urbanoutdoorcinema.com (122 365 4897).
Meet a slow loris at The Green Planet
A slow loris was found in a box by rescuers and taken to The Green Planet recently. Experts at the indoor bio-dome have now housed the adorable creature – who has been nicknamed ‘Lonely’ – not for much longer.
Dhs99 (adults), Dhs74 (kids aged three-11), free (kids under three). Open Sat-Wed 10am-7pm, Thu-Fri 10am-8pm. City Walk, Al Safa Street, thegreenplanetdubai.com (04 317 3999).
Rita Ora, Liam Payne and the biggest girl band in the world right now, Little Mix, hit the stage at Dubai Media City Amphitheathre.
From Dhs350. Sat Mar 23. Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, www.800tickets.com.
Picnic delivery to Jaddaf Waterfront
In celebration of Dubai Art Month, Deliveroo is delivering a full lunch to the park at Jameel Arts Centre in a wicker hamper complete with a roll-out mat and books to read.
Daily until Sun Mar 31. Jameel Arts Centre, Jaddaf Waterfront, artjameel.org (04 873 9800).
Plant-based afternoon tea
Jumeirah Mina A’Salam’s classy lounge is offering a vegan-friendly afternoon tea, including vegan summer rolls and blueberry cheesecake.
From Dhs189. Daily 2.30pm-6pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).
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