Our ultimate roundup.

Whether you’re a foodie or art buff, there’s no shortage of ways to spruce up your spare time this weekend

I know that face

 

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Portraiture is one of the finest arts and Showcase Gallery (warehouse 35 in Alserkal Avenue) celebrates the work of three distinct artists. Iskra Shahaj presents oil paintings, often self-portraits, or those of her close family, while Olivia Pendergast paints in Africa. The third artist is Victor Sitali, a young Zambian artist based in Dubai whose career began at ‘Mawaheb’ in the Al Fahidi District of Bur Dubai.

Girl, you’re glowing!

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Your skin needs extra attention in the summer and we just found the best place that makes everyday a good skin day. Rejuvenate dull and dry complexion at Tips & Toes with 40% off all Full Facials and 25% off all Mini Facials throughout July.

Throw some shade

 

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Head to the Dubai Mall to check out one of the edgiest sunglasses brands from South Korea, Gentle Monster. Loved by celebrities and influencers, their very first flagship space will be a haunt for those looking to make a statement.

Piece of cake

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Famed New York institution, Magnolia Bakery, has opened their new space The Golden Mile, Palm Jumeirah. To celebrate the opening weekend, you have a chance to win a year’s worth of the famous banana pudding, all you have to do is find the golden ticket. There’s no problem cake can’t solve.

Royal escape

 

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For an ultimate staycation look no further than the One&Only Royal Mirage that is offering GCC residents a special rate this summer. For Dhs895 you can enjoy a late check out of 6pm, discounts on spa treatments, dinner at one of their diverse outlets and complimentary passes to Aquaventure Waterpark. To round off the weekend, find zen during a free candlelit yoga session.

Snack and paint

 

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Let your creative spirit take to the canvas during the Chill En Paint class launching at TRYP by Wyndham on July 12. For Dhs249 you will be taken through a 3-hour class with visual artist Wilfredo Leonardo, and while you’re creating your best work, you will be treated to two glasses of wine and finger food.

Party with a view

 

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While we eagerly await for outdoor terraces to reopen, you can still enjoy a great view from a number of venues in the city. One of our top picks is SoBe at W Dubai – The Palm for its quirky set up and a great selection of dishes inspired by Latin American cuisine.

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