Eight must-attend events in UAE this weekend
Here's our guide to spend your off days.
How to make the most of your Friday and Saturday. Khaleej Times recommends...
The Under Armour Challenge is back for the third edition of Dubai 30x30 and is going to be even more demanding than ever. It takes place on Friday at Kite Beach Fitness Village, presented by ENOC in association with Etisalat and Merass, where contestants will battle it out to win coveted prizes across the board.
Nadine Lustre and friends
A first-of-its kind 12-hour Block Party is coming to The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi on Friday. Headlining the event is a stellar line-up of A-List artists, each performing a dedicated concert. While Abu and Nadine Lustre will dazzle guests from on high, Yo Yo Honey Singh and DJ Jazzy Jeff will keep the party in full swing on street level. Al Falah Street, which will be pedestrian only, will be the hub of activity linking all areas of the Block Party.
Superstar Dua Lipa
Pop sensation Dua Lipa is bringing her signature magnetism to The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah for her first live concert in Dubai on Friday night. The Grammy award-winning British star, who just released her new disco-inspired single, Don't Start Now will be at the waterfront destination to exclusively preview her upcoming second studio album, which launches on the same day. The new album follows Dua's rise to stardom with her self-titled debut album in 2017. Carving out a niche in the 'dark pop' genre of music, Dua has received critical acclaim and praise from fans worldwide for hits such as Be The One, Blow Your Mind and New Rules. Visit ticketmaster.ae
Experience a night of Latin dance fever at Trader Vic's Mai Tai Lounge, Hilton Al Hamra, tonight. Enjoy a tantalising mix of cha cha, salsa and contemporary dance alongside signature Island titbits and two Mai Tai Cocktails for Dh199.
Get fit with Hrithik
Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan will lead fitness sessions at two Cult.Fit studios in Dubai on Saturday. Known to be a fitness freak, Hrithik will get into action at cult.fit studios located in Palm Strip Mall, Jumeirah and in Dubai Marina. The superstar will also share his insights about the popular celebrity workout HRX. Get to Palm Strip at 3.30pm or to the Marina for 5pm.
Mica at DXB Opera
Soul singing sensation Mica Paris returns to Dubai Opera tonight to perform a special one-off show paying tribute to the late 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin. Mica Paris is one of the UK's most respected female soul singers with a career full of top-ten hit singles. She has previously collaborated with Prince and we can't wait!
As a part of the ongoing Year of Tolerance initiative, Heartfulness, a Sahaj Marg Spirituality Foundation Initiative, is all set to host a meditation & relaxation Wellness Fest on November 16 at Hall #8, Dubai World Trade Centre from 6pm to 9pm. Meet Lifestyle Coach Luke Coutinho. Register at 800tickets.com
American Hospital Dubai, this 'Movember' invites you to be a part of the 'Mustaches Knights.' The event is taking place on Friday at Last Exit, Khawaneej. Led by 500 bikers, the tour will shed much-needed light on the importance of men's health from 3pm to 7pm. Visit ahdubai.com for info or to register as a rider.