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12 things to do in UAE this weekend: Sale, exhibition, music and more

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How to make the most ?of your Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

DSS is back!

Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) returns this Friday, making Dubai the ultimate destination to make memories this summer. The festival will run from June 21 until August 3, and the six-weeks of sales will kickstart with a 12-hour flash sale across Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif, City Centre Deira, City Centre Me'aisem, City Centre Al Barsha and City Centre Al Shindagh.

Modhesh World!

The 20th edition of Modhesh World begins on Saturday and we are excited! Get ready to paint summer yellow and blue. Modhesh is bringing back his pop-up land of games and rides this summer for eight weeks to Dubai World Trade Centre. The family-centric event is filled with colourful characters, lively children's entertainers and shows for the whole family!


Diversity in music

Diverse Performing Arts School is presenting its 10th anniversary show - 'A Decade of Diverse' on Friday at 2pm at Dubai Opera. The show will encompass showbiz history of the last 10 years, divided into 'then' and 'now', paying tribute to the last decade in the history of diverse performing arts. From Hairspray and Les Miserables to Beyonce and Adele's hit numbers, get ready for one hell of a musical day.

Lavish Thursdays

Escape the heat and enjoy the brand new night introduced especially for the summer season. Bring in the weekend in style tonight and celebrate the launch of Lavish Thursdays with unlimited drinks and canapes. From 10:30pm, Mantis, in DIFC, will transform into the ultimate destination for partygoers waving the working week goodbye.

Laugh it off

Who doesn't need a fix of laughter and merriment? The folks in Abu Dhabi will be served up an array of talent, laughs and giggles, as The Big Fish Comedy Show rolls into town today. Starting at 7pm witness the quick wit of Conor Drum, Keith Farnan and Sonja Jayne Salmon. 

Need a laugh?

Friday's show at the Laughter Factory includes Alfie Brown's firebrand style of comedy, Greg Morton who has been called a cross between Jerry Seinfeld and Jerry Lewis, and finally Fern Brady's lighting fast wit. Catch the artists at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah tomorrow at 9pm.

Art exhibition

Back to Basics is a collection of intricately detailed sketches, scenic landscapes and alluring portraits. This solo exhibition by Sadaqat Pervaiz will showcase around 40 incredible artworks; it opens on Saturday at 7pm at Gallery 76 in Dubai International Art Centre. Till June 29.

Kids Sushi Class

Tanuki provides a gateway to a unique Asian culinary experience, serving dishes and drinks inspired by Japanese and Chinese cuisine. Located in Dubai Mall, the casual Pan-Asian restaurant is all set to host the little ones every Saturday for a fun and delicious sushi making class with the Head Chef at Tanuki Dubai for just Dhs49.

Cancel all your clubbing plans, we've got you covered

Vent your feelings

If a journey on the QE2 is iconic, then imagine how much more fun it would be to party on board this legendary liner. The Hatch Dubai is opening its doors today for a launch party titled Vent DXB. Dance to the techno beats and house tunes of DJs Memfisa and Masha Vincente until the wee hours. Where: QE2, Port Rashid

Resonance DXB

Anyone wanting to hear fresh, new beats and basslines should head to Resonance DXB tonight where, for the first time ever, you will witness top beats by Berlin resident DJ Chad Andrew from Vatos Locos, Toronto resident DJ Butrous Naa from M5 Records, in addition to local artist Hameed from Noctuary and Resonance residents RAYA and Arthur Dhaini. Where: Stella Di Mare Dubai Marina Hotel

Urbn beats

Anyone wanting to chill out to dance hall hits this Thursday should pop into #MadOnYasIsland where British-Jamaican reggae rapper, Stylo G, best known for his hit Touch Down, is performing live. Where: Yas Island

Twisted grooves

Groove to some wicked tunes and top beat as residents DJs at Burjkhalifa pump up the jam this Thursday. House, Deep Tech, Afro House and Tropical House is what you'll move to all night long. Where: Armani Prive

 /  Source: Khaleej Times