8 things to do in Dubai this week
Meat the Cheese at Cave
Every Tuesday evening, Cave at Conrad Dubai are hosting a night full of artisanal cheese and regional grape for AED245 per person. The best part? Cave has lounge beds so that you can kick back and relax, or alternatively there are booths by an open fireplace. Just make sure you don’t fall alseep.
When: Tuesday 13 October, 7pm to 11pm
Where: Cave, Conrad Dubai, www.conraddubai.com
Art Fair Dubai
Following its successful launch in 2014, Art Fair Dubai has returned, with its three day event hosting more than 30 international galleries and independent artists from the likes of Korea, UK, Switzerland, Egypt, Burma, Singapore and India Visitors are not only exposed to an array of original paintings, prints, sculptures and photography, but the event also promotes access to the creative minds behind the pieces. Allowing patrons to both interact with and learn from a number of burgeoning artists and established galleries.
When: Thursday 15 to Saturday 17 October
Where: The Address, Dubai Mall
Cinema – The Martian
Matt Damon stars in this extraordinary story about astronaut Mark Watney, who was left behind on a mission in space. With only a small supply he must find a way to get back to earth. Critics have given the Ridley Scott directed film rave reviews.
For screening times and cinemas, visit our film listings.
Pacha Ibiza, Dubai
Catch new resident DJ Soul Ninja who is a truly amazing crowd rocker here on a weekly basis. He puts on more than a DJ set, it’s more like a live show with visuals and music across all genres of hip-hop to dance.
When: Thursday 15 October
Where: Pacha Ibiza, Dubai,www.pacha.ae
After a stellar first season, Nasimi return with a weekly line up of knock out DJs and live acts. Look out for Swedish turntable maestro Otto Knows, Italian DJ duo Vinai and a live performance by AronCupa, the man behind the infectious hit “Albatraoz”.
When: Friday 16 October
Where: Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, www.atlantisthepalm.com/restaurants/nasimi-beach
Journey Thru House
This fantastic series is a regular feature at the venue and this month features legendary DJ Brandon Block as well as a live performance from soul sister Angie Brown.
When: Friday 16 October
Where: Zero Gravity, Dubai, www.0-gravity.ae
VOX Theatre by Rhodes
VOX Theatre by Rhodes is Gary Rhodes’ new fine-dining cinema concept. Already an established UAE restaurateur, not to mention one of the original “celebrity” chefs, the British kitchen king is now applying his Michelin-starred skills to the region’s first high-end gastronomic theatre experience.
When: Check screening times.
Where: Mall of the Emirates, uae.voxcinemas.com
The Address Marina
All of the Address hotels in Dubai have excellent places to swim but the 50-metre infinity pool at the Marina is the pick – both for its size and its appealing views over the Marina’s inland canals. It also has a well-stocked poolside bar providing an appealing urban escape.
Price for a day pass: AED200 (weekdays), AED300 (weekends)
Where: Dubai Marina, Hotel website