It's the weekend, and we're here to save you from the clutches of indecision by giving you all the best events happening around the city. You're welcome.
The Cultural Workshop of the Week
This Sunday at 3pm, KAVE on Alserkal Avenue is hosting a tatreez workshop. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artisan, there's a spot for you to come, sit, and be part of the circle. Bring along your embroidery in progress and any motif books you want to share. Here, the threads of tradition are woven through the eye of the needle, crafting not only beautiful art but also a tapestry of shared stories and collective wisdom. It’s an opportunity to celebrate the intricate art of tatreez and add your personal touch to a heritage as vibrant as the threads you'll create.
The Art Event of the Week
Dubai's latest art destination, 37xDubai, has just opened its doors, offering an art experience that promises to be unforgettable. The gallery's first exhibition, "Radiance - Exploring the Intersection of Light and Technology," is a celebration of how light reshapes our interaction with digital and contemporary art. Here, visitors will find an eclectic mix of static and animated digital pieces, interactive installations, and classic art forms all transformed by the innovative use of light. Featuring internationally acclaimed artists who are masters of their craft, the gallery is a vibrant showcase of reality interwoven with the fantastical. If you're curious to see how art is evolving with technology, make your way to 37xDubai for an eye-opening exploration.
The Soundtrack of the Week
Get ready for a sonic explosion as eLo, the celebrated "Chairman of the Vibemosphere," returns to Honeycomb Hi-Fi, delivering a fusion of London's underground pulse and Marrakech's soul-stirring rhythms. His Saturday sessions are a masterclass in musical eclecticism, paying homage to classic beats while spotlighting the new wave across a spectrum of genres. The playlist, studded with artists like Kendrick, Sault, Jorge Ben, and Fela Kuti, promises an incredibly evocative musical experience.
The New Menu of the Week
Truffle lovers, take note: Venus Ristorante on Bluewaters Island is where you'll want to be this weekend. The restaurant is right in the heart of truffle season and has crafted a special White Truffle Menu that's all about celebrating this rare delicacy. Expect classic dishes with a truffle twist like the creamy Risotto Bianca or a Pizza Funghi e Tartufo that's sure to hit the spot. And if you're feeling a little extra, you can even top off your meal with three grams of the good stuff — shaved white truffle. It's your chance to add a touch of luxury to your dining experience, stile Italiono.
The Design Festival of the Week
Dubai Design Week is taking place at Dubai Design District (d3) this weekend, promising a bustling hub of creativity. It's a gathering that showcases everything from thought-provoking installations to educational workshops. Wander through exhibitions, catch a pop-up or two, and soak in talks that are all about the power of design. While you're there, make sure to hit the Marketplace, where you can pick up unique artisanal finds. This festival is a casual yet vibrant celebration of design that's as diverse as the city itself, with something for everyone who appreciates the art of innovation.
The Spa of the Week
Looking to take your relaxation up a notch? SENSASIA has just what you need. The spa is now offering the acclaimed KLORIS CBD products in their treatments, promising an extra kick of relaxation. From soothing balms to rejuvenating oils, these additions aim to up the chill factor of your spa day. Get ready for an ultra-soothing session that's all about melting away the buzz of daily life and stepping out feeling like you've hit the reset button.
The Laid-Back Brunch of the Week
At Charm Thai's "Siam Sizzle" brunch, fans of Thai food can enjoy a spread that hits all the right notes, from the crispness of the papaya salad to the tangy thrill of Tom Yum soup, and the comforting goodness of classic Pad Thai. It's not just about Thai flavors though – you'll also find a few beloved Pan-Asian dishes in the mix as well. Set to the sounds of a live DJ, this laid-back brunch is the perfect place for families and friends to kick back and enjoy the best of weekend dining.