This weekend is jammed packed with big name artists to dance with, celebrity comedians to laugh with, expert yogis to meditate with and luxurious spa treatments to relax with – we can’t wait to jump into those #weekendvibes.


Say Goodbye to Another Season at Saadiyat Beach Club

Saadiyat Beach Club

After an incredible season bringing some of the best DJs and performers to Abu Dhabi, the Saadiyat Beach Club is closing for the summer. Against the stunning beach backdrop, dancehall singers Serani and Sasha (who stormed the charts with her hit I’m Still In Love With You featuring Sean Paul) will be joined by local DJs to keep the party going one last time (until Autumn, that is). Doors open at 7pm, tickets Dhs100, VIP Tables: (02) 656 3500,


Throw it back to the 80s

sho cho

Children of the 80s and 90s will want to be at Sho Cho Dubai this Thursday for the ultimate #throwbackthursday. Start the night at 7pm with dinner at the modern Japanese restaurant and happy hour (Dhs30 for selected cocktails) until 10pm. Then DJ Elie takes us back to the past playing the best disco hits from the 80s and 90s until 3am. Sho Cho, Dubai Marine Beach Resort and Spa, Jumeirah.  Dinner bookings: (03) 346 1111, table bookings: (056) 8118857. 


Dance with Armand Van Helden

At Q43 this Thursday, the legendary songwriter, DJ, producer and record producer Armand Van Helden will be taking to the decks. For a reminder of one of his quirkier collaborations with Dizzee Rascal watch the above video and try not to dance! From 9pm to 3am. Q43, Media One Hotel 43rd Hotel, Dubai Media City. (04) 4435403.



Balance your Chakras


Chakra, a Sansktrit word, literally translate to ‘wheel’ but in yoga and meditation it refers to the disks of energy that exist within our bodies. There are said to be seven chakras that align the spine from the base to the tops of our heads that provide us with a vital life force to keep us vibrant and healthy. This chakra healing meditation course aims to bring your energy system into a state of balance and harmony so you’ll leave feeling fantastic. Chakra Balancing Meditation, 9:30 to 10:30am. Dhs40. Miracles Worldwide, Icon Tower TECOM. (04) 3639307.


Take control of your life


A free seminar for the modern-day women, the Fit, Fierce and Fabulous Seminar is an innovate workshop that encourages women to step outside of their comfort zones to accept challenges and embrace a bigger and better life. Fitness and nutrion expert Dina Taji Al Farouki leads the first class while Sandra Gonzales wants to empower women to fight for happiness in the second. Fit, Fierce & Fabulous Seminar, The Change Initiative, Dubai. 11am to 12:30pm. Free to attend but seating is limited so register here.  

Fall in love with Robin Thicke

robin thicke

For the season finale of Friday nights at EDEN Beach Club, Robin Thicke will be taking to the stage at The Hub. The night starts at 7pm but for brunchers, the Love Brunch Pool Party starts at 12 noon. The soul and RnB singer will be playing all his hits including Blurred Lines and Wanna Love You Girl to ensure the season truly ends with a bang. EDEN Beach Club, Rixos Hotel, Palm Jumeirah East Crescent. (04) 277 1477. Dhs250 for men and free for ladies.


 See Adam Hills live on stage

adam hils

See Australian funny man Adam Hills this Friday in his big Dubai debut. As part of his latest world tour, Clown Heart, the comedy legend will be performing at the Dubai World Trade Centre for one night only. You’ve seen him on TV with his hit shows Spicks and Specks, Adam Hills Tonight and The Last Leg, now see him on the stage at this classic Dubai venue. Regular tickets Dhs300, premium Dhs500 at



Luxuriate in a post-beach pick-me-up

beach hair

If you’ve spent the day at the beach and your skin and hair could use a little rehydration, treat your body to a little post-sun love and care at a spa. Here’s three deals for the weekend:

Saray Spa in Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf: After Sun Hydrating Body Wrap (Dhs465 for 60 minutes). By wrapping your body in a Arnica Extract and Mandarin Moisture Masque you’ll prevent peeling and prolong your tan.

Emirates Grand Spa in Emirates Grand Hotel: Skin Re-hydrator Body Wrap (Dhs350 for 60 minutes) uses Marine Mud to deep nourish and tone your skin.

Momentous Beauty Lounge: Deep Conditioning Hair Treatment (Dhs150) will combat the heat, humidity and salt water to add incredible softness.

Dominate a burger for International Burger Day

Burger Khalifa at Firebird Diner

In celebration of International Burger Day this Saturday (yes, that’s a real thing) American-style eatery Firebird Diner is offering a burger promotion with one-off burgers otherwise not featured on their menu. The ‘Burger Khalfia,’ which takes it inspiration from an obvious landmark that can be seen from the venue, is a particular feat to undertake. Firebird Diner, Four Seasons DIFC, Gate Unit GV09, Level GF Gate Village, Building 9. (04) 5060000.


Visit a pop-up artist marketplace

toil and tinker

After the success of their last event, Ink Sweat and Tears is back this Friday. Hosted by printing shop Toil And Tinker, it’s a market place for local printers, artist and designers with live screenprinting workshops, live art installations, some of the cities favourite DJs and delicious food and drink stalls to provide the fuel. Expect to find affordable art from international and local artists including Satwaa 300 (Instagram)  May Ali (Instagram) and Maryam A. Thani (Instagram) all in a very arty day out. From 12pm to 7pm, The Courtyard, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz.


Diary Date

Tuesday May 31 

so chic pop up

Give your summer wardrobe a refresh at the SO CHIC already-worn Pop-Up event this Tuesday May 31 in Alserkal Avenue at Warehouse 46. Who knows? You might stumble upon a Chloe bag that isn’t in stock anymore or that Isabel Marant top that you always regretted not buying. And as well as fashion, there will be cosmetics by YSL and skincare treatments from Caudalie to purchase. From 8am  to 10am. Warehouse 46, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz.