Your week ahead
Al Dhafra Festival 2010
Zayed City, Al Gharbia, Abu Dhabi
This annual festival, which aims at building bridges between the generations and instilling a national identity and a love for heritage and culture in the hearts of the younger generations, runs until February 6.
- Call: 02 621 5300
Orbit Showtime Relaunch
Across the UAE
If you are an Orbit or Showtime subscriber, now’s the time to retune your decoder as the new look Orbit Showtime TV network – OSN – goes live today.
Eight new channels will be introduced, inlcuding OSN Arabia, OSN Variety, Food Network, BET, Discovery ID and the regions first three high-def channels OSN Movies HD, Discovery HD and Nat Geo Wild HD.
- Visit: www.orbitshowtime.com
Mahmovies: Music for the Eyes thejamjar, Dubai
Showing is The Delian Mode, a short experimental documentary revolving around the life and work of electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire, best known for her sound treatment of the Doctor Who theme music.
It is followed by The Man with a Movie Camera, an experimental manifesto of vision by Russian Cinema pioneer Dziga Vertov.
Entry is free of charge.
- Call: 04 341 7303
First Group Theatre, Dubai
The award-winning West End musical about twin boys separated at birth, runs in Dubai until February 6.
Tickets cost Dh189
- Call: 04 210 8567
Hive club night
Hive, Downtown Burj Khalifa
House tunes from DJ Dan Chadwick.
Entry is free.
- Call: 04 425 2296
Kilachand Theatre, Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre
Dubai’s first youth theatre group, Youth Theatre Works! is staging its first professional production, Almost, Maine by John Cariani from today until February 6.
Tickets cost Dh70
- Call: 04 341 4777
Chi presents Jalebee Cartel Live in Dubai
Chi@The Lodge, Oud Metha
This live electronic quartet, who have put Indian dance music on the map, perform from 10pm.
Warm-up comes from Jon Bessant, and tickets cost Dh100
- Call: 04 337 9470
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