Shopping, brunch and poetry: 5 fun things to do in UAE this weekend

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Ce soirees-la!  The fourth concert of the chamber music series, The UAE Classical Talents presented by Alliance Française Dubai will showcase ‘A Night in a French Salon’ on May 28 and 29 at the AFD Theatre. After a first part dedicated to Debussy and Chopin, pianist Ioannis Potamousis will be joined on stage by a string quintet including double bassist Janis Bukowski to offer the audience the full concerto for piano and orchestra No2 by Camille Saint-Saëns in its salon version. It’s on 7.30pm Friday and 11am Saturday in Oud Metha. Tickets Dh120 on afdubai.org
Ce soirees-la! The fourth concert of the chamber music series, The UAE Classical Talents presented by Alliance Française Dubai will showcase ‘A Night in a French Salon’ on May 28 and 29 at the AFD Theatre. After a first part dedicated to Debussy and Chopin, pianist Ioannis Potamousis will be joined on stage by a string quintet including double bassist Janis Bukowski to offer the audience the full concerto for piano and orchestra No2 by Camille Saint-Saëns in its salon version. It’s on 7.30pm Friday and 11am Saturday in Oud Metha. Tickets Dh120 on afdubai.org
Poetry slam.  Rooftop Rhythms x Brooklyn Poetry Slam, the virtual grand slam finale and open mic night is back. Hosted by Dorian Paul Rogers, Mahogany L. Browne and Jive Poetic, watch the event live on NYUAD’s Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and at nyuad-artscenter.org at 9pm on Friday. Rooftop Rhythms, The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi, and Brooklyn Poetry Slam are committed to providing a platform for locally based artists to share their original creative work.
Poetry slam. Rooftop Rhythms x Brooklyn Poetry Slam, the virtual grand slam finale and open mic night is back. Hosted by Dorian Paul Rogers, Mahogany L. Browne and Jive Poetic, watch the event live on NYUAD’s Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and at nyuad-artscenter.org at 9pm on Friday. Rooftop Rhythms, The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi, and Brooklyn Poetry Slam are committed to providing a platform for locally based artists to share their original creative work.
Jazz@Jones.  Jones the Grocer at Emirates Golf Club is bringing back their acclaimed Jazz Thursdays tonight. The original cheese and jazz evening is the ideal Thursday night kickoff for scintillating socialising, soulful music and the outstanding Jones signature cheese and grape selections from 7.30pm to 11pm. At Dh199 per person, it’s good value, but you can also download lifestyle rewards app Viya and earn up to 10 per cent in reward points.
Jazz@Jones. Jones the Grocer at Emirates Golf Club is bringing back their acclaimed Jazz Thursdays tonight. The original cheese and jazz evening is the ideal Thursday night kickoff for scintillating socialising, soulful music and the outstanding Jones signature cheese and grape selections from 7.30pm to 11pm. At Dh199 per person, it’s good value, but you can also download lifestyle rewards app Viya and earn up to 10 per cent in reward points.
Brunch is back.  Everyone’s favourite Friday Fiesta Brunch at Salero, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, is welcoming back fun-loving foodies and friends from this weekend. Savour a taste of Spain from the country’s best bodegas, with its distinctive brunch-style tapas and food sharing platters. It’ll be held from 1pm to 4pm in the restaurant’s authentic surroundings offering a specially curated tapas menu along with bottomless servings of fiery paella. Charming flamenco dancers and live performers will transport you to the streets of Valencia from Dh325 per person.
Brunch is back. Everyone’s favourite Friday Fiesta Brunch at Salero, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, is welcoming back fun-loving foodies and friends from this weekend. Savour a taste of Spain from the country’s best bodegas, with its distinctive brunch-style tapas and food sharing platters. It’ll be held from 1pm to 4pm in the restaurant’s authentic surroundings offering a specially curated tapas menu along with bottomless servings of fiery paella. Charming flamenco dancers and live performers will transport you to the streets of Valencia from Dh325 per person.

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