25 things to do this week
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Party at Etoiles: Bring down the house every Friday at Etoiles with their new Urban night. Bringing you celebrity DJ’s and live performances from R’n’B and hip-hop stars from around the globe.
Free entrance before 1am. Etoiles, Emirates Palace (02 690 8960).
Indulge in a brunch: We can’t stop raving about how amazing the St Regis is, so why not head out to Saadiyat Island today to experience their fantastic al fresco brunch at Oléa. Soak up the views of the grounds and the beach while enjoying some unique Arabic dishes and sensational sushi.
Every Friday from 12.30pm, prices from Dhs300 – Dhs450 depending on packages, St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort (02 498 8888).
Help a good cause: A brunch will be held at The Yacht Club today to raise money Habitat for Humanity, a housing charity which seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and provide decent shelter.
Email email@example.com. Prices are Dhs295, or Dhs275 per person for tables of six or more.
Be geeky: We don’t often tell you to visit other emirates over the weekend, because there’s so much to do in Abu Dhabi. But this weekend, we think you should go on a road trip and hit the Middle East Comic Con.
The MEFCC will be held on April 20 and 21 at the Dubai International Marine Club, Dubai Maria (04 399 5777), tickets from timeouttickets.com.
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Watch a dhow race or see Juarez, a docu-play at NYU
Watch a round of golf or try a beach and fitness fun day
Explore Jordanian culture or see Paddy’s Day comedy