A list of things to do and places to go to in the UAE.
Plays, films and food, what a week we've got in store for you! Here's looking forward to another great seven days.
Catch the final few performances of Danú's The Walworth Farce at The Courtyard Theatre, Al Quoz. The play is a dark farce about an Irishman and his two sons who live holed up in a top floor flat. Every single day they re-enact the same story; the day of their grandmother's funeral. How intriguing!
Taking place at Manarat al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi at 7.30pm, make sure to watch the Spanish language film Tambien la lluvia (Even the rain) for free. A film crew are in rural Bolivia to shoot a period movie about Columbus although get caught up in the local actors' crusade against modern discrimination.
Cinema Akil has a roster of Japanese anime films on this week and Tuesday it's Howl's Moving Castle's turn to entertain everyone. Tickets are Dhs52.50 at this brilliant independent cinema space in Al Quoz where a cup of chai from Project Chaiwala is always recommended.
Need a midweek night out? Phoenix Social Club is now open at the H Hotel, 1 Sheikh Zayed Road. Phoenix is a place where old and new collide, featuring 'fine sharing' dining and drinks and upbeat vibes. Phoenix Social Club speakeasy looks to be 'your new local, your best secret'. Go see it today.
Tonight at 9pm, the Movenpick JBR will play host to the Laughter Factory featuring Alfie Brown, Greg Morton and Fern Brady. Fern is an award-winning Guardian journalist and uses her knowledge of current affairs to concoct cracking gags.
Maroon 5 are here!
Grammy award-winning pop-rock group Maroon 5 will return to Dubai for their Red Pill Blues Tour at the Coca-Cola Arena. To celebrate, Caesars Bluewaters Dubai is offering a one-night stay package with official after-party access.
Asia calling tonight
This summer, let Taikun (formerly Toko) take you on a thrilling journey through Asia. Now open at the Vida Downtown Dubai, Sink your teeth into fresh out-the-wok nasi goreng and satay at the traditional live food stations.
La Perle back open
Back after a Ramadan break, La Perle by Dragone is a permanent resident show on every night in the heart of Al Habtoor City. The aqua theatre uses state-of-the-art technology that produces waterfalls, torrents and rain on a floor that floods and drains within seconds. Expect to see 65 world-class performers from 23 countries performing breathtaking and extraordinary acts including acrobatics, contortion, flying, diving and even motorcycles defying gravity.
It's time to kick back, relax and make the most of the summer with an unmissable pool day at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa. It's Dh150 every day of the week and you'll get Dhs150 credit redeemable on food and drinks until 6pm.
This June, as Global Wellness Month draws a focus around health and vitality, Hakkasan Abu Dhabi has tailored menus. Using quality ingredients, bold flavours and simple but exquisite presentation, Hakkasan Abu Dhabi promises you an authentic experience of award-wining Cantonese cuisine regardless of dietary restrictions.