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Published: Wed 27 Oct 2010, 7:40 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 1:13 PM

October 28

The Don is on

AMERICAN SINGER-SONGWRITER Don Moen performs live at the Dubai Tennis Stadium tomorrow.

The performer, whose hits include I Believe There is More and God Will Make a Way, is embarking on ‘The Hope Tour’ across the UAE, Oman, Sri Lanka and India, and expects to draw crowds up to 30,000 people.

Don is a bestselling artist with sales of over five million albums worldwide. As well as the concerts, Don and his seven-member band will also teach and train musicianship and songwriting at a separate music workshop on Saturday at Dubai’s Sheikh Rashid Auditorium.

Tickets are priced between Dhs100 and Dhs400 and are available from For further details, call 050 4533479.

October 30

Euro bash

A HINT OF Berlin comes to Barasti on Saturday night, with two German acts manning the DJ booth.

First off is DJ L-Masri (above), who offers a unique mix of experimental electronic compositions with a world music twist.

The turntablist has DJ L-Masri performed live everywhere from New York to London, and his passion is creating scores for TV and film.

Later on, enjoy DJ Clé and DJ Terrible, who are both part of the legendary Berlin ‘Washing Machine’ parties.Entry is free on the night.

Now-November 11

Ladies first

The courtyard gallery in Al Quoz is currently hosting an exhibition entitled ‘Women in Art VI’, a celebration of female creativity from all over the globe.

Among the artists participating are Birgit Potulski (Germany), Brigitte Roshay (Mauritius), Dhabia Lamlah (UAE), Djemila Medbouhi (France), Fatima Nadia Rehman (Pakistan), Lina Ogaily (Iraq) and Suzan Nassif (Lebanon).

Gallery timings are 10am to 6pm, Sunday to Thursday. Call 04 3479090 for more.


Start your engines

Ferrari world in Abu Dhabi opens its doors to the public tonight.

The world’s largest indoor theme park, the Yas Island venue will welcome guests with an opening ceremony at 7pm, which will take place in front of one of the signature rides, the G-Force.

Guests will then be able to experience all the rides and attractions the world’s first Ferrari theme park has to offer. Tickets can be purchased on arrival, and visitors are recommended to arrive early.

Tickets cost Dhs225 for guests above 1.5m, and AED 165 for guests below 1.5m, with premium tickets also available. See for further details.


Ghouls rule!

The Renaissance Dubai celebrates Halloween tonight, with a special party in the Al Thuraya Ballroom.

Wear your costume and win a prize; the party begins at 7pm. For more info, call 04 6088928.

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