(MENAFN -Khaleej Times) plan your week with our seven day guide
The first ever edition of the dubai festival of lights is taking place from now until saturday march 29. every night from 7pm until midnight downtown dubai will be lit up by 32 extraordinary light installations from various european artists.See www.dubaifestivaloflights.com.
Take a trip down memory lane with ‘vanilla’ clubnight at the iris dubai. the party venue on the 27th floor of the oberoi dubai pumps out the best hits of the ‘80s and ‘90s every sunday night.
For reservations call 056 951 1442.Monday24
Equine extravaganza cavalia has trotted into the uae. from now until april 4 catch the bombastic live show under a special big top tent at the dubai world trade centre. cavalia features 50 horse performers and 43 riders aerialists acrobats dancers and musicians interacting onstage in front of a giant digital projection screen.Tickets prices start from dhs250 and can be bought from www.ticketmaster.ae
The ‘dub fest’ international street theatre and comedy fair continues at al ghurair centre.
In total the free 10-day family event (which began on march 20 and finishes on march 29) will welcome 30 acts from 12 countries for more than 300 shows. among the acts making their way through the mall in deira are dutch hula hoop act lisa lottie (pictured) death-defying aussie acrobat reuben dot dot italian levitation act the mattacchioni volanti and thai pantomime performers the mute show.The fun takes place from 2pm to 11pm daily
The fourth edition of the francofilm festival launches today at vox cinemas mall of the emirates.
The event (which runs until saturday march 29) will showcase the best of international french-language cinema.
Among the movies on show will be french-moroccan co-production rock the casbah cannes film festival favourite grigris award-winning lebanese film heritages and acclaimed french documentary on the way to school.
Prior to each programmed movie an emirati short film will be shown. entry costs dhs25 per film visit www.voxcinemas.com for the full schedule. thursdayThursda
South african stand-up trevor noah shows off comedy stylings in a three-night stint at centrepoint theatre in ductac mall of the emirates. from tonight until saturday the 30-year-old funnyman will display to audiences why he’s found international success - having supported russell peters and gabriel iglesias on tour and appeared on tv programmes inlcuding late night with david letterman and qi.The show starts at 8.30pm nightly with tickets (dhs280 apiece) available from www.timeouttickets.com
Jeremih is the latest american r&b superstar confirmed for the line-up at atelier m’s launch party.
The chicago singer 26 is known for his giant hits birthday s** and down on me (with 50 cent). he joins fellow stars lloyd and bobby v for what is sure to be a glamorous grand opening night at the new restaurant lounge and rooftop located in pier 7 building dubai marina.See www.atelierm.ae or call 04 450 7766 for further information
World-famous diva jennifer lopez will be wowing crowds with her energetic stage show as she headlines this year’s dubai world cup. lopez has enjoyed almost two decades in the limelight as both an actress and singer. she will perform hits like jenny from the block and on the floor after the world’s richest horse racing event which takes place at meydan racecourse with a combined prize purse of 27.25 million.Visit www.dubairacingclub.com for more info and to buy tickets