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Weekend Radar (May 23-25)

Weekend Radar (May 23-25)

Music & Performing Arts

full-moon-carpet-1Patrick Dilley, a South African drummer is all set to enthrall you with his talented performance of different percussion instruments and drum kit at the Arabian Adventure Qatar desert camp on Friday evening. The desert camp will be located in Khor al Udaid and the performance will begin at 6.30pm. To reserve a spot in this unique event, call 4436 1461 or email info@arabianadventureqatar.net.

Watch the Doha Community Orchestra perform in a new concert titled ‘Music in Our World – A Multicultural Celebration’. The concert musicians will play music from all parts of the world including selections from the USA, Australia, Cuba, Germany, Japan, Korea, Russia and Norway on Saturday at 6pm at the American School of Doha’s Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets are priced at QR50. To purchase tickets, call 3385 7784 or email info@dohaorchestra.com. Visit the Doha Community Orchestra website for more information.

Watch guest artist Marcel Khalifé perform at the world premiere of Khalifé’s Kanun Orchestra on Thursday at 7.30pm at Katara’s Open House. Doors open at 7.10pm. Tickets are priced between QR75 and QR500. Purchase your tickets at the Virgin Megastore website.

‘La Dame de Chez Maxim’, a French play written by Georges Feydeau will be staged at the Qatar National Theatre on Thursday or Friday at 8pm. Tickets are priced at QR120. Purchase your tickets from the Virgin Megastore website.

balletWatch a majestic ballet performance including Swan Lake and the Nutcrackers at The Stars Gala 2013 in cooperation with Madame Isabelle Mojansky on Saturday at the Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel’s Al Majlis Hall Auditorium. Curtains will be up at 3:30pm. Tickets are priced at QR40 per person and can be purchased at the Sheraton’s F&B office. For more information, call 4485 4071.

Clarence Penn, internationally renowned jazz musician, will perform on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha at St. Regis Doha from 7pm to 11.30pm. The performance will include dinner too. Call 4446 0105 or email dinginreservations@stregis.com for reservations.

Sports

Watch Bayern Munich play against Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League finals on Saturday at the Diplomatic Club tent beginning at 8.30pm. Call 4462 6267 for more information. The entrance fee is QR100. May2 UEFA Champions league

The Passport to Passion challenge will once again provide kids and teenagers between 5 and 15 years of age the opportunity to develop and fine-tune their football skills with the help of professional trainers. On Friday and Saturday, take your kids to the Awsaj Academy Pitch 4 at Qatar Foundation between 3pm and 6pm. Learn more at the Qatar Foundation FCB website.

The Pearl Qatar will organize a sports tournament at the beach that include various sporting events such as paddling, kayaking, volleyball, football etc. On Thursday and Friday, the last leg of the tournament will kick off with a football tournament on the beach at 31 La Croisette, adjacent to Tower 31 in Porto Arabia.

Film

Are you a sports enthusiast? Do you also consider yourself to be a film buff? Then going to the 2013 Qatar Sports Film Festival might be just the thing for you on Thursday and Friday at the Al Riwaq Exhibition Hall near the Corniche. Learn more about the festival on the Qatar Sports Film Festival website. View a teaser of the festival here.

To find out which movies are currently showing in Qatar, download the Al Cinema Android or iPhone application. Alternately, you can also visit the Al Cinema website.

Exhibitions & Workshops

Interested in learning what it takes to be a Film Art Director or a Production Designer? Attend this workshop organized by Mari Lucacinni, an accomplished Art Director and Production Designer on the basics of surveying. For reservations and registration, call the Katara Education team on 4408 0233 or email education@katara.net. Visit the Katara website for more information.

Outdoors

Drive out to a lush green park while you can sit on the benches while enjoying the weather as the kids mess around in the sand and on the monkeybars. Read more about this delightful park in JustHere’s recent article.

Dining

Enjoy delicious Arabic food on the last two days of the Arabic Week at Wyndham Grand Regency’s Grand Gourmet Restaurant on Thursday and Friday. For reservations, call 4434 3333 or visit Wyndham Grand Regency’s website.

 

 

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