The Weekend is Here!!
Suffering from stage fright? Overcome your fears and just start singing your hearts out. Gain that elusive confidence with the help of Bart Van Loon, international instructor and founder of Trickle Improv group in Belgium, who will share practical ways to conquer nerves and perform like a stage pro.
AED 400. Friday 10am-1pm and Saturday 8pm-10pm. The Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz Industrial 1, Street 4B. More info
Caffeine cravers, Costa Coffee is now serving fancy Nitro Cold Brew straight from the tap. Described as a having a “rich, velvety texture and smooth, clean taste”, it’s the perfect swap out for your regular flat white this summer.
Available at Costa Coffee Drive-Thru on Jumeirah Beach Road (open 24/7) and Costa Coffee in the Dnata building in Business Bay (7am-7pm).
Thursday, 5th August
Sunset in style
Start the weekend on a high with a rooftop soiree at the Burj Club. Evening passes to the Burj Khalifa’s rooftop pool are AED 150 per person and you’ll get AED 100 back to spend on the menu. Grab one of the pool floats provided and see the sunset in style.
6pm-11pm, Wednesday to Friday. AED 150 per person. Call 800 2875 2582. T&C apply on food and beverage voucher.
Water good idea
It’s international Watermelon day! Celebrate the healthy summer snack with juicy offers at Wavebreaker Beach Bar & Grill, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah. The delicious fruit crops up in three blended beverages, all of which are buy one, get one free until 10.30pm. Great views over JBR beach can be found outside, but there’s space indoors if it gets too sticky.
12pm-10.30pm. Wavebreaker Beach Bar & Grill, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah. 04 399 1111
Friday, 4th August
Turned your unwanted wardrobe items into cash, or grab some bargains at the famous Friday flea market, which has moved to evenings for the summer. If you’re looking to sell some old stuff, learn how to become nifty and thrifty with our flea market guide.
AED 5 entrance fee. 6pm-10pm. Zabeel Park, gates one and two.
Adopt, don’t shop
Dogs of all sizes and cute kitties galore will be waiting to meet their new owners at Pet Mart in Media City. Animal campaigners UAE Little Angels invite animals lovers to come along and find a furry friend. Our ‘how to’ on animal adoption is worth a read before you go.
1pm-7pm. Shop 10, Concord Tower (next to the tram station). 04 423 1009.
Get your fix of Italian treats – and lots of them. From starters, salads, pizzas, pastas and desserts to a wide selection of drinks, get it all here to jazz up your weekend. What’s more, Carrie and the Nuovo Trio will play funk, reggae, pop, jazz and more.
Starts from AED 129. 12pm-4pm. Jazz PizzaExpress, Cluster A, Jumeirah Lakes Towers. 04 441 6342, pizzaexpress.ae
Saturday, 5th August
The write stuff
If you’re looking for inspiration to ignite your creative dreams, then sign up to this one-hour talk. Participants can listen as Asma Al Jailani recounts how she embarked on a 100 days of writing challenge for her to develop discipline, self-learning and dedication.
Free. 4pm-5pm. Nadi Al Quoz, Alserkal Avenue.
Catch US death metal legends Nile as they make their regional debut. Formed in 1993, the four-piece band interestingly is known for its fascination with Egyptology – study of prehistoric Egyptian history – and ancient Middle Eastern cultures as evidenced by the band’s song lyrics.
AED 175. 21 years old and above. 6pm-midnight. The Music Room, Mankhool Road.
Source : dubaiweek