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|Dancing Drums By Shobana : 21 Oct - 22 Oct 2016|
Internationally acclaimed Bharatanatyam danseuse and actor Shobana brings her new production "Dancing Drums - Trance" for the first time in Dubai.
In a quest to perform Indian traditions in a collage of rhythm, kaleidoscope of colours, poetry and traditional Bharathanatyam, this enthralling dance presentation seeks harmony through a pastiche of sound, vivid imagery and theatre. Unifying spirituality through Indian, Asian and Western musical cultures, the entire show will be complemented by a sonic fabric ranging from Indian classical, Qawwali Bollywood and Electronic Music for you to be regaled and transported into the primordial state of being in a trance.
|Venue : Centrepoint Theatre, DUCTAC|
|Tel : +971 4 341 477|
|Bamboo : 27 Oct 2016|
One of his country’s biggest stars of the past 20 years, Bamboo is also a global icon for Filipino fans thanks to regular TV appearances on the globally-successful "Voice of The Philippines" and "The Voice Kids" aired on ABS CBN. He is also a regular performer on the channel’s Sunday Concert show ASAP.
As a musician, Bamboo’s distinctly recognisable vocals have long been associated with Pinoy rock classics such as "Awit ng Kabataan", "Ulan" and "Himala" - songs that saw Bamboo become a rock icon back in his Rivermaya days in 1993.
With "Bless This Mess" cementing his status as one of his country’s most creative artists and a dynamic live performer, Bamboo looks forward to performing new tracks such as "Firepower", classics from his Rivermaya/Bamboo band days as well as songs by artists such as Bruno Mars, Coldplay and Robbie Williams.
|Venue : Dubai World Trade Centre|
|POPCON : 27 Oct - 29 Oct 2016|
The three-day extravaganza will include all your favourite elements of pop culture, fusing the comic and pop world genres together with lifestyle trends.
Movies and television to comics and games, beauty and fashion to health and fitness as well as digital and social media platforms, music, sport, children’s play zone, F&B and not forgetting anime and the all important cosplay competition, they will all be in attendance.
POPCON will also play host to top celebrities from diverse industries, including international studios such as Marvel, Disney and San Rio. Anchoring POPCON is the “Fiesta De Los Muertos”, where everybody is encouraged to show up as their favourite hero or villain. Both festivals will bring together some of the biggest Hollywood stars and music acts in the world and boast a program comprising of live concerts, performances, special appearances, workshops and talks with some of most well respected and renowned names and brands in each field.
|Venue : Dubai Outlet Mall|
|Tel : +971 4 423 466|
|Fiesta De Los Muertos : 28 Oct 2016|
Fiesta De Los Muertos, taking place late October, boasts an onslaught of a mix of established and under-the-radar acts.
The brainchild of celebrity producer Diplo, dancehall-inspired electronic music group Major Lazer will headline and recently reunited English-Canadian group All Saints are part of the line-up. Also taking the stage are The Mariachis, UAE’s very own dance-pop duo Hollaphonics who will be closing the night.Prepare yourself for monstrous beats and a multi-genre musical experience taking you to the cutting edge of sound.
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|Venue : Autism Rocks Arena|
|Tel : 800 36227|
|Dubai Pre Owned Boat Show 2016 : 3 Nov - 5 Nov 2016|
Established in 2010, the Dubai Pre-Owned Boat Show is the only event of its kind in the region, offering absolutely everything an aspiring or current boat owner could possibly need in one convenient location. The goal of the Dubai Pre-Owned Boat Show is to make sailing more accessible to everyone, and provide visitors with the opportunity to view striking pre-owned boats for sale as well as take part in exciting activities on the waterfront, for an enjoyable nautical experience for the entire family.
|Venue : Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club|
|Boyzlife : 10 Nov 2016|
Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy, part of the multi-platinum, record breaking bands, Westlife and Boyzone, joined forces earlier this year to create Boyzlife. The UK wide tour sold out within hours and now - due to phenomenal demand from their international fans - they are heading to venues across the globe, with dates confirmed in the UAE, South Africa and Europe. The international tour, in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts, will give fans the opportunity to hear what really went on behind the headlines during their meteoric rise to fame, with an intimate evening of stories, laughter and music.
Boyzlife is the thrilling untold story of life in two of the world’s biggest boybands, with the lifelong friends walking the audience through their lives - captivating tales of the highs, the lows and of course a series of intimate performances, including a selection of the biggest hits that forged their careers!
|Venue : Dubai International Marine Club|
|Tel : +971 4 399 5777|
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