THSWKND: 5 Things To Do In Dubai April 16-18 2015

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Bhoomika Ghaghada THSWKND ,,,,,,,,,,,,

Wednesday’s the day we all begin lusting for the weekend ; it’s so close, you can almost touch it. And like every weekend, this one has plenty to look forward to- from lounge parties & art exhibits to learning opportunities& skill-building. Here’s the round-up for this weekend Dubai:

Nasimi Sessions Feat Robin Schulz

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Get your bottom to Nasimi beach, Atlantis, the Palm on April 16, have a drink, kick your feet up and groove to the music of Robin Schulz. With hits like ‘Prayer in C’ and ‘Sun goes down’ under his belt, the artist is scheduled to play at Tomorrowland, sure to be bringing his A-game on Thursday.

When? Thursday, April 16 at 7pm

How Much? Tickets at the door for AED 150, while ladies enter free before 11pm.

Where? Atlantis , the Palm [Google Map here]

For more information or to buy tickets, click here.

GETEX 2015

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Get your geek on and plan those unforgettable 3-4 years of college/university at the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition from the April 15 to 17 at the Dubai International Convention Centre [next to World Trade Centre]. Explore post-grad options locally or abroad, meeting institutions face to face [Make sure you come back with a bunch of catalogs]. Under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, this annual event attracts flocks of the region’s employers and fresh school grads.

When? April 15 to 17

How Much? Admission is free of cost.

Where? Dubai World Trade Centre [Google Map here]

Take a look at the list of exhibitors here. For more information, visit the MYGETEX website.


A Celebration of Gibran Khalil Gibran

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Montegrappa is bringing us a night under the stars with Gibran Khalil Giran’s poetry on Sunday, April 19 at the Dubai International Writers’ Centre. Watch Nadim Sawalha recite Gibran’s poetry and Sawalha’s play ‘Rest Upon The Wind’, which is based on Gibran’’s life. The evening will be hosted by Georges Kordahi.

When? Sunday, April 19, 8pm to 10pm

How Much? AED 30

Where? Dubai International Writers Centre House no 290, Al Shindagha , Bur Dubai [Google Map here]

+971 4 355 9844

Ladies in Paint Art Exhibition

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Head on down to Four Points by Sherton on SZR to get a glimpse of the beautiful graffiti-inspired oil paintings of Susan Brooker, who portrays women in vibrant colors and strokes. Plenty of eateries on Sheikh Zayed Road as well – a sure-shot good evening.

When? Wednesday, April  15 to June 15

How Much? Admission free of cost.

Where? Z Gallery, Four Points by Sheraton, SZR [Google map here]

For more information, visit Susan Brooker’s gorgeous website.

5. Paint Ball Wall & Kaleidoscope 3D Selfie Warp at THE BEACH

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As if we don’t have enough reasons to visit the Beach near Jumeirah Beach Residence, the Dubai Art Season brings with it an outdoor spectacle for art lovers – interactive, fun and entertaining. Channel your inner child and shoot paintballs at a wall to create an art piece and walk into the kaleidoscope Selfie structure that has bits of colored glass creating beautiful optical illusions.

When? All Day, Till April 30

How Much? Admission free of cost.

Where? THE BEACH, at JBR. [Google map here]

Enjoy your weekend and tell us how it went in the comments below!

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