Exhibition: “Intricate lines”
Ongoing until 20 Jun
N2N Gallery at Nation Towers Galleria, Abu Dhabi
The group exhibition features some of the most prominent contemporary Ukrainian master printmakers and sculptors. The exhibition will showcase a rich and impressive collection of artworks involving sophisticated techniques in graphic art and sculpture.
Ongoing until 4 Sep
Warehouse421, Abu Dhabi
Hailed as one of the world’s leading Spanish contemporary sculptors, Mascaró presents an exhibition of boats made from rusted iron and oxidised bronze. Warehouse421 is showcasing an 18 metre life-size ship at the front entrance and 26 boats in different sizes within the indoor gallery space. The works pay tribute to Abu Dhabi’s traditional relationship as a historical port city through the visual and textual works that refer to the sea, trade and histories.
The Merry Wives of Windsor
DUCTAC (Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre)
Following a hugely successful outdoor theatre run, Vambo Entertainment’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” by William Shakespeare is back by popular demand. This time the show will be held at the Kilachand Theatre. Produced as homage to the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the all-male cast double up in roles to bring the bard’s famous farce to life in a show described as energetic, raucous and riotous.
Adnan Sami Live in Dubai
Dubai World Trade Centre
After an eight year absence, Adnan Sami returns to Dubai with Shayad Yehi to perform in Pyar Hai, an event aimed at uniting people ‘so age, creed, and culture don’t matter’. The actor-musician plays over 35 musical instruments and is known for his performance of Indian classical music on the piano. This performance will see Sami playing his best-loved songs.
Dubai Desert Road Run (June 2016)
The Sevens Stadium Al Ain Road, E66, Dubai
The Dubai Desert Road Run allows participants to follow their progress throughout the year and to meet with fellow runners. The race takes place several times during the year, enabling runners to keep track of, and improve on, their effort. The race is a 10km race for adults and those above 14 years old. Shorter races for younger runners.
Begins 6 Jun
Dubai World Trade Centre
Located at the Dubai World Trade Centre, The Majlis is an annual event that takes place during the month of Ramadan. There’s a daily Iftaar and Suhoor offering fine dining by world class DWTC chefs. The Iftaar will be served from 7pm to 9pm daily and will be followed by Suhoor, from 9pm until 3am.
The Ancient Land of the UAE
1 Jun | Manarat Al Saadiyat
An interesting talk by archaeology experts on the animal fossils that have been discovered in the UAE, along with a discussion of some of the interesting research gathered around these excavations. Animals that once roamed the region include the four-tusked ancestors of the elephant, while the more unexpected discoveries are hippopotamus and the crocodiles.
Train ZSC presented by Daman’s ActiveLife
30 Jun | Zayed Sports City
TrainZSC presented by Daman’s Activelife is an interesting way to get fit in the UAE’s iconic national stadium at Zayed Sport City. The event encourages people to improve and maintain their health through stair climbing at the city’s first vertical training activity.
Gabriel Iglesias presents #FluffyBreaksEven
3 Jun | Dubai World Trade Centre
Comedian Gabriel Iglesias is set to perform live in Dubai for the first time this June. He rose to fame from doing voice overs for Family Guy and appearing on Magic Mike. Gabriel promises to make audiences roar with laughter. His show “Fluffy Breaks Even” refers to his weight, with him joking that “I’m not fat…I’m fluffy”.
Ramadan Night Market 2016
Begins 23 Jun | Dubai World Trade Centre
The Ramadan Night Market will be held over 10 nights in Ramadan and will feature a wide range of retailers from across the world.
Abu Dhabu Fashion Days @ The Domes, Zayed Sports City
Begins June 6
Ongoing! Submit your entries and find out more details at www.abudhabitye.com