AMID much anticipation Dubai’s new indoor events, sports and entertainments venue - the Coca-Cola Arena – opens its doors this Friday.
And you can be one of the first to tour this new landmark when staff throw open the doors to public tours.
WITH mid March almost upon us a hat-trick of modern day jesters are about to land here for laughs.
Ahead of its monthly five-date road-trip of comedy shows - the Tickle Your Funny Bone Tour - we cast an eye on the latest Laughter Factory line-up.
IF you've still got some festive and new year cobwebs that need blowing away this hat-trick of top merriment makers has apparently been doing the trick for others like you all around the country.
The Laughter Factory's "New Year's Dissolution Tour" has been on a road-trip of mirth, but concludes a seven venue run tonight with two Dubai shows - at Jumeirah Islands Club and later at Al Furjan Pavillion Club House.
FEW people could claim to have driven across France in a Rolls Royce filled with cauliflowers - or brought their pet ocelot to lavish dinner parties.
But Salvador Dali was no ordinary human being – and certainly beyond your average artist.
You have a few more weeks to discover why at a special exhibition in the UAE, celebrating his work and unique style, nearly 30 years after his death.
IT’S been said by a few people in the past that Dubai is like the Las Vegas of the Middle East.
And that impression is set to deepen with the announcement that famous American brand Caesars Entertainment Corporation is heading to the city.
Innovative developer Meraas has partnered with the company behind the legendary Las Vegas hotel to add further sparkle to the emerging Bluewaters Island development.
Caesars Entertainment will operate the two luxury hotels on the manmade island, a family-oriented destination located off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Residence.
Expected to open in the fourth quarter of the year, the hotels include the exclusive 178-key Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai. It will be only the second Caesars Palace in the world and will feature one indoor and two outdoor swimming pools, a 630sq metre spa and a health centre with stunning views of Ain Dubai, as well as six restaurants, beach club and conference centre.
Caesars Bluewaters Dubai will feature 301 rooms, two outdoor swimming pools, three restaurants, three meeting rooms equipped to provide business services, and an 850sq metre event hall. Both hotels will have an array of amenities and services and offer direct access to a 450-metre private beach.
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LA Perle is the most talked about addition to the UAE’s entertainment offering…and for very good reason.
Occasionally you might hear Dubai lazily described as the Las Vegas of the Middle East.
While several cultural and topographical aspects make that tag a little skewed, in La Perle the UAE city does have a resident destination show to match - if not rival - anything its USA ‘twin’ is likely to be serving up to visitors for a while.
IT’S a show that has raised the roof at Dubai Opera and possibly lifted the sale of umbrellas in the UAE – and this week its two leading characters went beyond the roof for a visit to a lofty neighbour.
Mary Poppins is the longest-running show to occupy the classy Downtown Dubai venue since it opened its doors last year and - following the success of Les Miserables - confirms Dubai's appetite for musical theatre is very healthy indeed.