UAE to experience modern, immersive interpretation of Macbeth
Mar28

UAE to experience modern, immersive interpretation of Macbeth

Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Ajman engage in Shakespeare’s tragedy in April 2017, with a multi-national, all-female cast Shakespeare Under the Stars returns to the Emirates this year with an immersive production of Macbeth, the classic tragedy of ambition and power. Like 2016’s Romeo+Juliet on the roof of Mall of the Emirates, this is much more than sit-and-watch, standard theatre. Macbeth is a modern interpretation, set in the UAE, where...

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From lo-donuts to fabulous updos – En Vogue makes FFWD 2017 a hair-raising spectacle
Mar24

From lo-donuts to fabulous updos – En Vogue makes FFWD 2017 a hair-raising spectacle

This slideshow requires JavaScript. The region’s definitive fashion event, Fashion Forward Dubai (FFWD), kicked off its ninth season on Thursday, March 23, at Dubai’s Design District, with amazing hairstyles by En Vogue Beauty Center gracing the catwalk. Working in collaboration with L’Oreal, En Vogue had 20 of its best hairdressers working on all the models backstage at FFWD, creating different looks that matched each of the featured...

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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo’s baby otters set for first swim!
Mar23

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo’s baby otters set for first swim!

Spring time means babies for Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, who recently welcomed offspring from a host of animals, including four adorable baby otters! Now, only a couple of months old, the otters are ready for their first public swim. The first of the four babies will head out for its public introduction at 14:30 on Thursday, March 23, with appearances each day at 14:30 throughout the school holidays. Their debut swim will be...

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Coffee Club: comfort food and a warm welcome
Mar13

Coffee Club: comfort food and a warm welcome

What often sets a place apart from others is not the design, the ambiance or even the food. It’s the staff. Our server, Jinky, was as sunny as the March morning we arrived. Knowledgeable, friendly and encouraging, she made us feel welcome at the Coffee Club outlet at Al Wasl Vita Mall. The decor is all natural – wooden floors, leather seats,  grey stone walls and a ceiling accented with wooden slats, creating a modern,...

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Taste of Dubai food festival starts today!
Mar09

Taste of Dubai food festival starts today!

TEN DELICIOUS YEARS OF TASTE OF DUBAI: FROM 160,000 VISITORS TO 1032 DISHES Taste of Dubai adds to its sizzling line-up as Reza Mohammad and Jenny Morris join the  star-studded food extravaganza Ten years ago Taste Festivals launched in Dubai with a vision to become the most popular food,  drink and music festival in town. In nine years, the festival has seen 160,000 visitors, 172 of the hottest restaurants, 1032 different dishes...

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Win an Extreme Offshore Catamaran Adrenaline Rush Trip at Dubai International Boat Show 2017
Feb26

Win an Extreme Offshore Catamaran Adrenaline Rush Trip at Dubai International Boat Show 2017

Online competition winners will enjoy once-in-a-lifetime experience alongside top race pilot at Dubai International Boat Show 2017 Thrill seekers are being given the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime adrenaline rush-  in the cockpit of an extreme offshore powerboat catamaran, alongside a world championship pilot during the 25th Dubai International Boat Show. This unique experience, in a Team Australia boat that averages 120mph in...

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