13 amazing and fun things to do in the UAE this week

Every Sunday, Guides will give you a to-do list of where to go and what to eat for the entire week

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Events to go to this week


City Walk's first fashion show

 

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City Walk is set to transform into the ultimate haven for fashionistas this May with the launch of the first ever City Walk Fashion Week, starting from May 16 until May 20, 2017. As part of the stylish affair, 17 resident fashion retail brands such as Antonio Marras, Cavalli Class, Polette, Concepts NYC, Level Kids, Le BHV Marais, LE66  and I’m Isola, will be setting up pop up stores throughout the indoor shopping area offering the city’s chicest ladies and gentlemen a front row seat to this season’s hottest trends and collections. 

Location City Walk, Al Wasl Timings between May 16 to May 20 from 10am to 10pm

Ready, set, spin!

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Fit Inc. is hosting the ultimate high-energy fun weilluminate x spin. It’s a glow in the dark spin experience that comes with a t-shirt and glow stick. The instructors at Fit Inc. know how to keep you on your toes (literally). Not just a workout on your legs, you use your core, arms, shoulders and back to burn fat and improve strength – so take a spin on the wild side while you ride in sync with each other to the beat of specially curated music for the most fun workout ever.

Location Fit Inc. City Tower 2 Car Park, Sheikh Zayed Road Cost free Timings Monday May 15 from 7pm to 8.30pm Contact 800 348462


Twilight tee time at Address Montgomerie

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Enjoy the most magical hour of the day and watch the sun set over the golf course, with a twilight tee time at Address Montgomerie. Tee off after 4 pm with friends to enjoy our 18-hole golf course and a post-round selected house beverage at Monty's. Book online using promo code 'GOLF250'

Location Emirates Hills, Dubai Cost Dh250 per person Time Daily, any time after 4pm Contact 04 3905600


Free fengshui workshop

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Learn how to bring positivity and harmony to your home with this exclusive Fengshui workshop with renowned Vaastu and Fengshui expert, Dr. Padmaja Yadav at Chattels & More. The purpose of fengshui is to harmonise your energy with your home's energy by carefully considering what you bring in, how you arrange your rooms, and how you maintain the place. Everything has energy, even inanimate objects. Fengshui helps guide that energy and let it flow freely through your home. Just register by completing this survey: http://l.ewmoda.com/fengshuiworkshop

Location Chattels & More Showroom, Umm Hurrair Road Cost Free Timings Wednesday May 17 from 11am - 1pm


Pottery for beginners workshop

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This two day intensive workshop aims to introduce you to the main techniques of working with clay. You will work with several different types of clay and learn the important techniques to creating pottery. The objective is for you to get comfortable in the studio so you can begin your creative journey.

Location Yadawei Studio, First Al Khail Street, Al Qouz Cost Dh635 Timings Friday and Saturday May 19 and 20 from 10.30am to 03.30pm

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Try the new Frostino at Costa

An indulgent Freak Shake is the latest drink launched by Costa guaranteed to blow-your-mind! Treat yourself to a lip-smacking, one-of-a-kind creation stacked high with tempting treats. The Freak Shakes are available in two delicious flavours, Totally Bananas, topped with sweet banana bread, fresh ripe banana, whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce and The Chocolate One, loaded up with layers of Nutella, crunchy biscotti pieces, a chocolate finger, whipped cream and a sprinkle of chocolate curls.

Location Multiple locations Cost Dh34


Novikov’s brand new lounge

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The contemporary Pan-Asian restaurant and bar launched Novikov Lounge. Merging Asian-themed decor with urban details, the Novikov Lounge is a separate lounge that connects to the restaurant and offers guests a haven where they can enjoy beverages and a Pan-Asian bites, rather than a full on sit down dinner. Separated from the restaurant by a towering oak veneered bookcase, the lounge is a cozy and intimate space where guests can unwind and enjoy the best of Novikov. The lounge will also host a lineup of guest DJs and a variety of artists.

Location Sheraton Grand Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road Cost various Timings Sunday to Thursday from 12.30pm to 3pm then 6pm to 2am. On Friday from 1pm to 2am and on Saturday from 12.30pm to 2am Contact 04 3888744


Last Chance: Bistrot Bagatelle’s Jazz Night

For the past four months, Bistrot Bagatelle’s Jazz Night has been giving UAE residents a special experience, combining music and French cuisine into one fun night. This weekend, will mark the final Jazz at the Bistrot for the season, closing in style with the smooth sounds of the four-piece band 'The Jazz Quarter'. Along with the ever popular A La Carte menu, full of French classics enlivened with innovative flavour combinations, signature cocktails, and an impressive grape list; Jazz at the Bistrot's soulful yet edgy and upbeat ambiance has made for one of the best nights in town.

Location 1st floor of The Fairmont Hotel Sheikh Zayed Road Cost A la carte Timings Saturday May 20 from 8pm to 11pm Contact 04 3545035


New opening: Katsuya by Starck

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The much anticipated, stylish Japanese restaurant Katsuya by Starck has just opened doors at a new waterfront location in Madinat Jumeirah. With specialty beverages, delectable Robata grills, unique rolls and of course, sushi and sashimi platters, Chef Uechi skilfully translates Japanese flavours for the American palate. Katsuya boasts of a Japanese dining experience, with four master kitchens: the Sushi Kitchen, the Hot Kitchen, the Robata Grill, and the Liquid Kitchen. Try their popular signatures including the Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna, Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeno, Miso-marinated Black Cod, or Wagyu Filet with Foie Gras.

Location Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah Cost various Timings open daily from 12pm to 1am Contact 04 4190676

Treatment of the week:


Tried and Tested: Kure Bazaar’s eco-trendy manicure

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Kure Bazaar, the famous eco chic nail polish brand, has launched its first manicure bar. Offering the regions first non-water based, eco-trendy manicure. Everything is made with nontoxic materials and meant to keep yur nails super healthy and moisturised throughout the treatment. I totally vouch for that. My nails felt healthy and amazing! The purpose built space features three manicure stations, where you can sit an enjoy your mani.I tried one of their Signature treatments, which included Kure Bazaar’s manicure ritual that transforms hands, as they are immersed into gloves containing organic barely, aloe vera and avocado extracts.

What makes their manicures eco-friendly? The polish contains up to 85 per cent natural based ingredients without compromising on durability, gloss or drying time. The Kure Bazaar formula contains wood pulp, cotton,
maize, potato and wheat and is free from formaldehyde, dibutly phthalate, synthetic camphor and toluene found in most other nail polishes. 

Kure Bazaar is located at Dubai's newest department store BHV Marais, City Walk. If you enjoy shopping, dining at a luxury department store, you can add this one to your to do list.

Movies to watch this week


Everything Everything

Release Date: 18 May 2017
Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson and Anika Noni Rose
Language: English

Colossal

Release Date: 18 May 2017
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Austin Stowell and Dan Stevens
Language: English

The Zookeeper's Wife

Release Date: 18 May 2017
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton and Daniel Bruhl
Language: English


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