11 exciting things to do in UAE this weekend
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Win big mall-style
To celebrate the return of the three-day Super Sale this weekend, malls across Dubai are offering plenty of opportunities to win incredible prizes including cars, shopping vouchers and cash as part of the Shop and Win promotions. Ibn Battuta Mall is offering one lucky shopper a chance to win a brand-new BMW 3 series when you spend Dh200 in any of the destination's outlets.
Local champions of the silver screen Cinema Akil, in collaboration with the Embassy of the United States in the UAE and the United States Consulate General in Dubai, are presenting their Fierce programme of films from now until September in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Fierce is an American film showcase dedicated to the women who shook the ground they stood on; to the girls who threw the ball beyond all limits; to the strong, bold, and courageous risk takers, homemakers, glass ceiling breakers; to the women who take the world on and never stop. It's on at A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue in Dubai and Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi. Next up it's T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold in Dubai on May 12 at 7pm.
It's the end of an era. Renowned for its slick rooftop terrace, jam-packed club nights and the city's best views of the Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Arabian Gulf, 360 Dubai is officially closing its doors this month. But in true Dubai-style, we'll be partying under the stars until early Saturday.
This summer, Dubai Festival City Mall is holding Dubai's first Ripe Market indoor pop-up of the season. Taking place on Friday from 10am - 10pm, the event will cater to shoppers' love of healthy food, artisanal crafts and fitness activities. There will also be children's arts and crafts and yoga for all.
Navv Inder is an Indian R&B singer from Gurusar Sudhar. Inder's song Wakhra Swag won the 2016 Punjabi Music Awards for best duo/group and most popular song of the year and had more than 120 million hits on YouTube. Catch Your favourite singer live at Club Everest tonight, along with DJ NIRAL.
It has been an awesome season for Analog Room and it's going to be closed with a party that introduces the new resident artists who were carefully picked out of this year's lineups. Tonight from 10pm, artists will be playing alongside some of Analog Room's founding team and residents. Celebrate our city's artists and what they add to our clubbing culture.
Is it a monster?
Monstersaurus Live is adapted from the bestselling book, Monstersaurus and features Monty, a young inventor who decides to create a world of whacky inventions and monsters. Once they are here, he realises he has some challenges to deal with - namely, what to do with his brand new Monster tribe? Catch the hour-long children's play at the Madinat on May 10-11.
Cancel all your clubbing plans, we've got you covered:
He needs no introduction. Rick Ross is here tonight. Where you may ask? Drai's at Meydan from 10pm. Ladies can enjoy free drinks until 1am.
It's Havana night down at Coco on 8 at Media One in Dubai so expect Latin beats and a curated drinks list.
Where: Media One
Turkish DJ and producer Mahmut Orhan is here aa regular, which means you keep coming back for more. Enjoy.
The American hip hop duo is playing White Dubai on Saturday. Do you need more of an excuse? We'll be there.