Date: 02 July – 04 July 2020
Category: Family, Lifestyle, Live Entertainment, Experiences, Arts
Location: all over Dubai city
Get to experience music concerts, acrobatic productions, comedy shows and live entertainment scheduled to kick off July in Dubai. Master a few new art skills, try shopping and whip up a meal fit for kings with this weekend’s round up of top seven things to do.
Rock on with NOON
Indulge in some fusion that has its rhythm with NOON. The homegrown trio has finessed a unique combination with a collaboration of their cultural backgrounds and talents for a rock-jazz-funk mash-up that zips together musical influences from the East and West. Popular with crowds, NOON will be performing a selection of their most popular hits for free on Dubai Opera’s Instagram account. Get to tune in on Thursday to jam with the hit makers for the ideal beginning to your weekend. All those who want something a little more conventional can check out Dubai Opera’s live-streaming of jazz nights every Monday.
When: 2 July
Fresh off the racks
Been dreaming of shopping? Take your time at the mall and pick up one-of-a-kind home decorations, fashion, jewellery and more at Ripe Market. Situated indoors at Nakheel Mall, this pop-up features homegrown entrepreneurs that will be showcasing an assorted range of products. This is the right place to purchase memorable gifts for your loved ones and bring home special buys that stand out from the crowd, all while offering support to small businesses in the UAE.
Comedy at its best, Dubai loves Atul Khatri. The Indian comic who visits the city’s stages and appears as a regular act at local comedy nights. He’s back, and this time commanding his presence on the virtual stages of City 1016 Comedy Nights. We can all join him as he unveils his fresh jokes and observations, presenting the same charm that helps his fans enjoy. Tickets start at just AED30, and the show is suited for audiences aged 18 years and above.
When: 2 July
It’s always festive on Fridays when the Rhythm Show opens its virtual curtains to a carnival of dance and colours. Get your tickets to watch exciting routines and acrobatics and enjoy a fantastic music line-up with talented artists on the virtual stage. Move to the beats and upbeat tunes to see the dance with the actors for a vivacious live show to remember.
When: 3 July
Get your social media game right by joining a hands-on Social Media Photography class with Gulf Photo Plus (GPP). Doesn’t matter if it’s for business or pleasure, gear up your engagement levels with captivating content that stands out to followers. A talented instructor will present ways for photoshoots, using just your phone to the best of its ability, using editing tools for each platform and promoting online content in a day. The workshop takes place at GPP’s home in Alserkal Avenue – the classes have limited seating and follow social distancing guidelines to keep all participants safe.
When: 3 July
Paint the town
Creative minds will find fun in their unique style at thejamjar. Located in Alserkal Avenue, this community art hub hosts instructor-led workshops and technique-building sessions for creators of all levels and ages to find their unique flair. On Saturday, artists aged 12 years and older can participate in a Georgia O’Keeffe-inspired acrylic painting session, where they can master the art of combining, shading and texturing using flower imagery. Or, visit later in the day to create evocative landscapes using water paints with other enthusiasts.
When: 4 July
Prepare a lavish feast
Missing out on all the delicious flavours of Dubai’s top most restaurants? You’re lucky as the beloved rooftop food haunt Folly by Nick and Scott is preparing kitchen secrets in the form of easy-to-follow recipe boxes. Order in this Thursday’s special so as to make your own roasted ribeye with red cabbage and whole grain mustard slaw. Considering restaurateurs Nick Alvis and Scott Price were trained by celebrity chef Gordan Ramsey, one can trust the dish to get compliments. Log in to see the recipe changes every week.
When: 2 July
Photo courtesy: www.folly.ae