From an organic market to a Monty Python inspired comedy show, here is what you should not miss out on this May
WHEN: 2 – 6 May
WHERE: Dubai Opera
WHY GO: Fancy a laugh? Monty Python’s West End stage show will have you reliving the classic 1975 movie, featuring King Arthur, his knights, a bevy of ferocious Frenchmen and yes, raging rabbits of course!
DON’T MISS: The first comedy to hit the grand opera, this will leave you in hysterics.
INNER VISION EXHIBITION
WHEN: On-going until May 5
WHERE: Alliance Française Dubai
WHY GO: Under the name of ‘Atelier M Paintings,’ French artist Myriam Schryve explores the complex situations of the visually impaired. Experience their world through her paintings.
DON’T MISS: The moving pierce displays – they promise to stimulate the senses and open the mind.
WHEN: 5 – 26 May
WHERE: Times Square Center
WHY GO: Ditch the heat as Dubai’s favourite al fresco market heads indoors. You’ll enjoy getting lost amidst artisanal stalls full of local jewellery, delicious specialty foods and crafty finds.
DON’T MISS: This is your chance to stock up on all your organic essentials for the month.
WHEN: 11 May
WHERE: Dubai Media City Amphitheater
WHY GO: Known for massive hits like Maybe Tomorrow and Have a Nice Day, the Welsh Rock Band are back on tour following the release of their tenth studio album, Scream Above the Sounds.
DON’T MISS: If you didn’t make it to the Backstreet Boys concert last month, then this is a must.
TAWLET SOUK EL TAYEB
WHEN: 18 – 24 May
WHY GO: A “mom’s kitchen and table” concept, learn how to cook traditional Lebanese food from professional Lebanese cooks.
DON’T MISS: The chefs promise to divulge the secrets behind their hometown flavours. Bring a pen and paper!
FOR THE LOVE OF FASHION
WHEN: On-going until June
WHY GO: Art and fashion lovers will rejoice as the two genres come together to mark the Middle Eastern launch of online retailer Farfetch, who tapped French-Tunisian artist eL Seed to create three original pieces just for the occasion.
DON’T MISS: Hopping from D3 to City Walk then to JBR to catch all 3 one-of-a-kind sculptures.