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The Music Room

Local Tip Book ahead if you're attending a live gig. Their website often lists weekly events so you are kept abreast of new talent.

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Cafe Ceramique

Local Tip Don't expect to leave with your art. After you finish painting, you'll have to leave your ceramics at the café as it will take approximately 7 days for them to glaze and bake your masterpiece before it is...

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Dubai Laughing Comedy Club

Dubai Laughing Comedy Club

26 Nov

Every Wednesday at 1 Up Champions Lounge, Boutique 7 Hotel & Apartments in Tecom, the Dubai Laughing Comedy Club delivers the very best in local and international stand-up in a dedicated venue which is ideal for comedy. And entrance to the show is completely free. UPCOMING SHOWS: 8th October - 12 comedians tear a local favourite to... more »

ARTE, Artisans of the Emirates

ARTE, Artisans of the Emirates

28 Nov

ARTE – Artisans of the Emirates – is the UAE’s first and only monthly handmade urban arts & craft market, featuring the freshest and hippest vendors residing in the UAE. more »

The Color Run

The Color Run

29 Nov

The Color Run, also known as the happiest 5k on the planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness, individuality, and giving back to the community. Less about your 10-minute-mile and more about having the time of your life, The Color Run is a five-kilometer, un-timed race in which thousands of participants are... more »

It's a Funny Story: An Evening of Comedy

It's a Funny Story: An Evening of Comedy

29 Nov

Join us for an evening of comical stories and improvisational comedy hosted by the one and only Mina Liccione. ACT 1: Local performers share their truthful, funny stories. ACT 2: Improv Revolution troupe members perform a series of fast-paced games and improvised scenes based upon suggestions from the audience. Where: Fraiche Cafe &... more »

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The Dubai Mall

As the world's largest shopping centre, you'll easily get lost for hours in The Dubai Mall. Whether you want to shop up a storm, practice your ice-skating skills or catch a movie at the cinema more »

Virtual Tours

Fibra Foil

The process is swift and seamless, but depending on how deep your wallet is, any custom design can be wrapped on your canvas. more »

Dubai Photos

Arabic Calligraphy House

Arabic Calligraphy House

Atlantis The Palm

Atlantis The Palm

the docks at Dubai Festival City

the docks at Dubai Festival City

Rugby Sevens 2012

Rugby Sevens 2012

Bur Dubai

Bur Dubai

Wakeboarding on Dubai Creek

Wakeboarding on Dubai Creek

Aquaventure - Atlantis The Palm

Aquaventure - Atlantis The Palm

View of the creek and Deira

View of the creek and Deira

Lobster traps along the creek

Lobster traps along the creek

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"Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen " - Benjamin Disraeli