THSWKND: 7 Things To Do In Dubai April 23-25, 2015


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

Fellows, this weekend is jam-packed bumper-to-bumper with  clubbing, comedy, racing and art events – here’s your to-be and to-do list this weekend Dubai , served ice cold.

STREETCON – Urban Art Jam

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This is definitely at the top of our list. All your senses are sure to be teeming with joy as music, art and theatre fills Al Ghurair Centre on the 23rd of April – and it’s not a picture-on-the-wall, let’s-stare-at-it-for-hours kind of art. Streetcon is a huge step in making art accessible to the community.

Watch art in action: Walk into the NEONROOM where Matt Ryder splatters paint on a wall with mesmerizing patterns, attend the Fumes workshop where you can learn how to handle spray paint cans [Watch out, vandals!] & much more.

When: April 23 – May 2, 4pm to 10pm

How much: Admission free of cost!

Where: Al Ghurair Centre, Deira. [Google Map here]

To see the schedule of workshops and events, take a look at their official website.

Bob Sinclar at Cavalli Club

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‘World Hold On’ and ‘Love Generation’ will only mark a few highlights of this well-known DJ and producer, Bob Sinclar’s set. His funky mix of disco and house music will have your feet popping all night long.

When: Thursday, April 23, 9:30pm – 3pm

Where: Cavalli Club, Dubai [Google map here]

For reservations, email or call 800 CAVALLI (2282554) / 04 3329260 / 050 991 0400.

JLT Outdoor Cinema Season

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Open-air cinema and live entertainment – it doesn’t get better than this if you’re looking for a cosy evening out. It’s taking place until April 25, featuring films from the Dubai International Film Festival and delicious culinary treats every week [Last week, it was Maria Bonita Taco Shop, Piccadilly Whippy and Pizza Coni with lots of Red Bull].

This Friday, they are showing ‘Ocean Waves’ and this Saturday, the featured film is Kon Tiki.

When: Friday, April 24 & Saturday, April 25.
Entertainment starts at 5pm & films begin at 7:30pm.

How much: Admission free of cost!

Where: In front of Cluster O, at JLT Park [Google Map here]

For more information, visit the JLT Outdoor Cinema Facebook page.

Jason Byrne at The Baggot, McGettigan’s JLT

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This highly acclaimed Irish comedian is sure to have you in stitches on Thursday. Returning to Dubai with his new show, Cirque Du Byrne promises to be an unmatchable laugh-fest [with drinks!].

When: Thursday, April 23, Doors open 7pm & show starts 9pm

How much: Show only AED 100, Show+3drinks of food items AED 190

Where: The Baggot, McGettigan’s JLT,  Bonnington Hotel, Cluster J  [Google map here]

Tickets on sale at McGettigan’s JLT and from

Ladies Night at Yas Waterworld, Abu Dhabi

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Okay – technically, this isn’t in Dubai, but it’s quite worth the drive. Round up the girls,  get your body decorated in glow-in-the-dark paint, dance to the tunes of a live female DJ and enjoy dance and acrobatic performances all evening. Let’s not forget the adrenaline-pumping rides!

When: Thursday, April 23

How Much: General tickets AED215 & premium tickets AED360. Purchase them online.

Where: Yas Waterworld, Abu Dhabi [Google Map here]


Mark Ronson at DXBeach

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Attend the all-day, all-night music festival on the beach of Zero Gravity, grooving to the music of renowned DJ and Producer, Mark Ronson! Other acts include Jess Glynne, Danny Howard, John Dahlback & more. To top it all off, there’s a brilliant brunch on offer.

When: Friday, April 24, 12 noon to 3am.

How much: AED 250 Regular AED 500 VIP. Purchase online.

Where: Zero Gravity Dubai [Google Map here]

Dubai Desert Road Run

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For all the athletes out there who fancy a run in the desert, the Dubai Desert Road Run is taking place this Saturday – with two categories, 3km and 10km. The 3km run is for adults aged above 14 years. A great gathering to meet fellows that can run beside you and keep you running all year round.

When: Saturday, April 25, 7am

How much: AED50 for the 3K run, and AED85 for the 10K run.

Where: The Sevens Stadium [Google Map here]

Register here.

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

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