Things to do in UAE this weekend: Live music, comedy and more  07/11/2019 22:01:00  6

How to make the most of your Friday and Saturday. Khaleej Times recommends...

Dubai's got talent

Colors Ke Sartaj, a talent hunt for the blue-collar workforce in the UAE, is returning with Season 2 this summer.ý Launched by IndiaCast in 2018, the show aims to reward hidden talents among the labour community in the Emirates and provide them with a platform to showcase their singing, dancing and comedy. The grand finale is taking place on Friday, July 12 from 7pm onwards at the DULSCO Village Arena, DULSCO Village, Al Quoz, Dubai, judged by Bollywood's Javed Jaffrey.

Hala is here

Don't miss the chance to enjoy a performance by young pop star Hala Al Turk tonight from 7pm onwards at Modhesh World at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The free-to-enter concert will feature the Arab vocal sensation performing her popular favourites followed by some new tracks. Fans are encouraged to arrive early!

Active kids

From workshops on latte art, doodling and crafts, and a nature-inspired jewellery design class with Lia Staehlin - this summer programme promises fun and new learnings for creative enthusiasts of all ages at Al Noor Island, Sharjah.ý Registration requests:

Get brunching

Savour creative culinary experiences with Jumeirah's 90 Ways To Summer campaign, such as the Ladies Who Brunch initiative where you can enjoy brunch at Kitchen Connection, Jumeirah Beach Hotel every Friday.


Indian stand-up comedian, Kunal Kamra, will be playing Bollywood Parks on July 12. Kunal is known for his popular comedy podcast Shut Up Ya Kunal! He will perform inside the Rajmahal Theatre for his huge fan following. Tickets start from Dh75.

Ariel show

Al Qasba in Sharjah is bringing the musical Ariel based on The Little Mermaid to its Masrah Al Qasba Theatre. The first show will be tonight at 7pm and the other two shows will be on July 12 and 13 at 5pm and 8pm. Tickets at Dh45, available on PlatinumList.

Tiki time

Say Aloha (really, do it! Read on to see why) as Bar 44 at the Grosvenor House has re-imagined its Living Room space this summer with a tropical Tiki pop-up! Channeling an inimitable island vibe, those who turn up in a Hawaiian shirt or say the secret code 'Aloha' upon arrival get their first drink free! How good is that? We love it.

Workshopý wknd

Heart of Sharjah is organising a workshop on 'Al Qatt', an intricately beautiful art form, on July 13 at Souk Al Arsah. The workshop is from 10am until 12pm. Contact 06 519 5807 or to register.

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