10 December 2023
All Day

LAST CHANCE Tales Under the Gate

DIFC Sculpture Park DIFC -- Gate Building, Dubai

DIFC’s open-air Sculpture Park returns for a second edition. Many galleries are showing work, among them several who aren't located in DIFC – like Firetti Contemporary, Leila Heller Gallery, and Oblong Gallery – and some of those who are (Opera [ ... ]


LAST CHANCE Tagreed Darghouth: Gardens & Jungles

The title of Tagreed Darghouth’s solo show references controversial remarks made by Josep Borrell, the outspoken foreign policy chief of the European Union; he described Europe as an idyllic garden of prosperity, contrasting it with the rest of the world [ ... ]


Bebel Gilberto: Songs My Father Loved

The Arts Center @ NYUAD NYUAD Campus, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

The Brazilian chanteuse presents a musical love letter to her father João Gilberto, one of the originators of bossa nova, featuring a deeply personal collection of songs he made famous. With her rich, smoky voice, Bebel has developed a distinctive [ ... ]

AED 105

Beasts of the Southern Wild: dir Benh Zeitlin (2012)

Museum of the Future Trade Centre 2, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai

Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her beloved bayou home, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. Her father contracts a mysterious illness, nature flies out of whack, and an [ ... ]

General admission: AED149

Wow Music Fest

Coca-Cola Arena City Walk, Dubai

Live EDM DJing with a genuinely great bill. Headliners are Paul van Dyk (above) and genre-hopping duo Infected Mushroom; support comes from Weekend Heroes (hi-energy progressive house and techno) and the excellent progressive PsyTrance project Invisible Reality. Top local lad DJ [ ... ]

From AED 174