7 awesome things to do in Dubai this week
Ravelations feat. Neuromotor and Liminal Roots
Back by popular demand, DJs Neuromotor and Liminal Roots are all set to get Dubai’s The Music Room crowd on their feet. Neuromotor will in his own words be “dropping some epic smashers” while Liminal Roots will be spinning some “killer beats” to keep the crowd dancing till the early hours. In short, wear some comfy shoes, because you’re going to be dancing a lot.
When: 9pm -3 am, Thursday, July 20
Where: The Music Room, Majestic Hotel
Price: Free entry for ladies before 10.30pm, AED100 at the door
Contact: +971 50 3939709, website
weStep Up by Fit. Inc
If you’re struggling to get your body “winter” ready (for all those new to Dubai, winter is prime beach season), head down to Fit Inc this Monday for a free fitness class. The hour and a half long session will have you working your core, arms and legs with its “fun” cardio-filled plan.
When: 7.30pm - 9pm, Monday, July 17
Where: Fit Inc. City Tower 2 Car Park, Sheikh Zayed Road
Contact: 800 348 462, website
Under the Sea by City Walk
Proving to be a destination that just keeps on giving, City Walk’s latest attraction is an interactive indoor underwater themed experience fittingly called “Under the Sea”. Aside from live shows, the subaquatic experience will feature a number of family-friendly activities such as treasure hunts, magic shows and more.
When: 4pm to 10pm on weekdays and 2pm to 10pm on weekends, until August 12. Live shows every Friday and Saturday from 4.30pm onwards.
Where: City Walk
Price: Access to the Under the Sea attraction is complimentary for two children and two adults upon a minimum spend of AED 200 at any retail, leisure,
and F&B outlets across City Walk.
Jane Fitz is currently resident at legendary UK festival Freerotation and at Night Moves in London. She plays a hard-to-categorise mix of music that can take in early UK acid tracks, deep, spacey house, modern psychedelic techno, or ambient textures. She’ll be supported by Dubai legend (and ShortList regular) Shadi Megallaa.
When: 10pm-3am, Thursday, July 20
Where: Industrial Avenue, Westin Hotel
Price: Free entry for ladies until 11pm, AED100 at the door
Contact: +971 50 883 3172, website
Between Crest and Trough: Breathing Silence
This solo exhibition by Bharat Thakur is a striking, intimate and deeply personal visual depiction of the journey the artist undertook over the past 14 years. He depicts the Aghori babas and the Naga babas of the Himalayas.
When: From Thursday July 20 to Wednesday July 26
Where: Ductac, Mall of the Emirates
Game of Thrones water show at Dubai Festival City
In anticipation for the much-awaited season 7 of Game of Thrones, OSN and Dubai Festival City have joined forces to create a piece that might be just as magical as the award-winning HBO show itself. The display will use of fire, lasers, lights, music and pyrotechnics with a GOT theme on Monday evening. Seems like a good way to kick-off the return of one of the biggest shows on the planet.
When: 7.15pm, Monday, July 17
Where: Water Front, Dubai Festival City
Guest Iin London (15)
Madcap, no-brainer comedies are always part and parcel of a summer cinema season – and that’s totally fine by us. Guest in London is just that in spades. Starring Kartik Aryan, Kriti Kharbanda and Paresh Rawal, and directed by Ashwini Dhir, this is the sequel to the 2010 laugh riot Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge and Paresh Rawal is at it yet again, playing the uninvited and annoying guest making a couple’s lives miserable.
In cinemas now