May is almost over and the events in and around the UAE are slowly reducing as the holy month of Ramadan is on the horizon. Regardless, we bring you a diverse mix of things for your friends and you to do this weekend.
Most of us grew up reading the immensely entertaining classic, George’s Marvellous Medicine written by children’s’ author Roald Dahl. This weekend, the story comes live on stage at the Madinat Theatre where George is left to take care of his grandmother all by himself. Performed by Art for All and the Birmingham Stage Company, it has earned itself positive reviews having had perform here in city before. Don’t miss a chance to revisit your childhood!
When: 28th and 30th May 4 pm, 29th May 5pm
How much: Tickets cost AED 185 each
Where: Madinat Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah [Google map here]
Tickets on sale online at www.madinatjumeirah.etixdubai.com
2. 7th Dubai Tango Festival
Enroll as a couple to flaunt your moves, and even get a chance to learn more from professional dancers, all included together with a gala-dinner. The workshops during this festival are particularly a crowd-pleaser!
When: 27th May to 31st May, 2015.
How much: not specified.
Where: The Meydan Hotel [Google Map here]
Tickets on sale online at http://tangodubai.org/festival/
3. It’s ‘Open Mic Night’ at Fraiche Cafe & Bistro
For all those who have been closet-writers, or even the ones who would love to share their words with the world, Fraiche Café & Bistro hosts this event, where poetry and spoken word will take center stage. The readings here are timed between three minutes, and accommodate both English and Arabic. It’s not cliche poetry, but really dramatic readings. Something you can experience only by going to this event.
When: 28th May, 8pm
How much: Free!
Where: Fraiche Café & Bistro, Swiss Tower, Cluster Y, JLT [Google map here]
One of the main organizers of ‘Open Mic Night’, Zeina Hashem Beck, did a dramatic reading of her poem Winged Carrots for B-Change exclusively:
Combining a mix of garage, bass and house music, this session will host music producers Stanton Warriors and English producer/DJ M.J. Cole, setting the night ablaze with beats that will blow your mind. They may not blow your mind quite literally, but assume you will have a blast!
When: 28th May, 9 pm onwards
How much: AED 120
Where: Media One Hotel [Google map here]
5. Dubai Duty Free Dart Masters – World Champs!
It’s more than just a game played at a bar. In fact, the world champions including Gary Anderson and Michael Van Gerwen will be going head to head. This event will take place over two days and is one of the biggest events on the Darting calendar.
When: 28th May and 29th, 7pm – Midnight
How much: Tickets start at AED 180
Where: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium [Google Map here]
Enjoy your weekend and tell us how it went in the comments below!