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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a loved one, sip on some karak by the beach, attend a personal development workshop or watch an independent film, what are your plans for the weekend?

Festivals & Performing Arts
Bryan Carter at Jazz at Lincoln Center
bryan carterA emerging remarkable talent, Bryan Carters music oozes energy, emotion and intillect that has defined the finest jazz for decades. With eclectic influences including legend Art Blakey, Bryan Carter is bringing his quintet to Qatar. A dinner menu is available from 7pm to 11.30pm.
Where:

Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha, St. Regis Doha

When:

Until March 1, 2014

Contact:

4446 0105

Good for:

Everyone

Also sprach Zarathustra
alsosprachzarathustraExperience the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra recreate the magic of Richard Strauss’ Also Sprach Zarathustra.
Where:

Katara Opera House

When:

February 15, 7.30pm

Tickets:

http://tickets.virginmegastore.me/index.php?event_id=1989

Price:

QR75 – QR300

Good for:

Everyone

Valentine’s Day specials at Grand Hyatt Doha
brunchghdohaGrand Hyatt Doha has everything from special brunches, dinners or sweet treats and hotel stays for you and your loved one this Valentine’s Day, check out the website to learn more.
Where:

Grand Hyatt Doha restaurants

When:

February 14, 2014

Good for:

Couples

Valentine’s Day surprises at Four Seasons Doha
fsdohaThis Valentine’s Day, the Four Seasons Doha has a lot to offer – exotic Asian and Italian cuisines as well as relaxation on the beach and delectable desserts, all under one roof.
Where:

Four Seasons Doha

When:

February 14, 2014

Contact:

4494 8631

Good for:

Couples

Events and Workshops
Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival
Disney2Mickey Mouse and his friends Goofy, Donald Duck and Minnie Mouse are going to perform songs from blockbuster hits such as Disney’s Aladdin, The Little Mermaid and Disney Pixar’s Toy Story in this live extravaganza.
Where:

Qatar National Convention Centre

When:

February 12 to 16, 7pm

Tickets:

http://tickets.virginmegastore.me/index.php?event_id=2078

Price:

QR150, QR350, QR375, QR1000

Good for:

Kids, families

Valentine’s Day at The Diplomatic Club
diplomaticclubIndulge in a four-course dinner, a ride on the BBQ Donut and/or a relaxing massage at the Spa at The Diplomatic Club on the occasion of Valentine’s Day.
Where:

Diplomatic Club Doha

When:

February 14

Price:

QR460 per couple (The Grill), QR180 (BBQ Donut), QR650 (relaxation at the Spa)

Contact:

4484 7412/4484 7450

Good for:

Couples

Rock My Valentine!
rock my valentineMusic Vending Machine is will play the latest hits, old favourites as well as love songs to entertain you on this Valentine’s Day evening.
Where:

Doha Rugby Football Club

When:

February 14, 9pm to midnight

Price:

QR50 entrance fees

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event.

The ReVamp Affair Doha- The Ultimate Transformation Workshop
The ReVamp Affair (2)finalThe ReVamp Affair is a one-day workshop for women looking for a positive change in their lives. As women, we often play the part of superhuman; balancing our careers, our families, spouses and finances, all while trying to keep our spirituality intact, our beauty preserved and our minds stimulated. Sometimes, we just need a little guidance and a lot of me-time!
When:

February 15, 9am to 3pm

Tickets:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-revamp-affair-doha-the-ultimate-transformation-workshop-tickets-10196099809?aff=efbevent

Price:

QR1000

Contact:

primeevents@binaligroup.com

Good for:

Women

Free dance classes and Salsa Night
Get free dance lessons during Salsa Night every Monday throughout February.
Where:

InterContinental Doha The City

When:

Every Monday in February, 8pm to 9pm

Price:

QR65 (gents), free for ladies

Contact:

4015 8888 or doharestaurants@ihg.com

Good for:

Singles, couples

Museums
Radiant: A Photographic Exploration of the MIA
radiantThe Museum of Islamic Art, in partnership with East Wing (an international platform for photography in Qatar), presents ‘Radiant’, a contemporary photographic exhibition featuring artworks by German artist Antje Hanebeck. The eleven handmade ‘photogravure’ prints on display are her photographic interpretations of the space and architecture of the iconic MIA building.
Where:

Museum of Islamic Art Doha

When:

Until March 29

Good for:

Everyone

Family Friday Tours
Enjoy a tour of the Museum of Islamic Art with expert guides of the museum’s permanent collection. There are two tours for pre-teens (Epic Tales at 5pm) and younger children (Animals Tour at 3pm).
Where:

Museum of Islamic Art

When:

Every Friday

Price:

Free

Good for:

Everyone, especially families

Family Walk-In Gallery Tours
Join the MIA’s guides on a tour of the museum. Tours are offered in both English and Arabic.
Where:

Museum of Islamic Art

When:

Thursdays and Saturdays, 2pm

Price:

Free

Good for:

Everyone

Exhibitions
Selâm Mekân
Selâm_MEKÂNThis exhibition by Istanbul native Canan Dagdelen comprises comprehensive installations and two smaller wall objects. Go see this for the artist’s play on concepts such as space and time.
Where:

Katara Gallery, Building 2

When:

January 23 to February 22, 10am to 10pm

Good for:

Everyone

Fathi Hassan: The Depth of Hope

fathihassanEgyptian-Sudanese artist presents his latest exhibition at VCUQ Gallery. In his work, Hassan experiments with the written and spoken word while exploring the theme of ancient languages erased by colonial domination.

Where:

VCUQ Gallery

When:

Until February 27, 4pm

Price:

Free entrance

Contact:

4402 0555 or cmdoherty@qatar.vcu.edu

Good for:

Everyone

Resonance – Solo exhibition by Mariana Heilmann in the Main Gallery
1-Thread pieceThis exhibition of mixed media artworks and prints by Doha-based contemporary artist Mariana Heilmann stems from a continuation of her Energy series from 2005-6. Exploring the focus found in an unconscious and improvised process, the works see unity between the scientific and the spiritual, finding order in the smallest and the largest phenomena of both consciousness and the natural, physical world. (Source: KAC)
Where:

Katara Art Center Gallery, Building 5

When:

Until March 8

Good for:

Everyone

Sports & Outdoors
Qatar Total Open 2014
qatar total openWatch some of the world’s best female tennis players battle it out on the court at Khalifa Tennis & Squash Complex.
Where:

Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex

When:

Until February 16

Tickets:

http://dohatennis.sportec.es/dohaTicketing/main.jsp?idioma=eng

Good for:

Everyone

Round 5: Arabian Drag Racing League
qrcWatch cars battle it out at the Racing Zone. This exciting event will also include ADRL fanzones, VIP fanzones, car shows, kids go-kart, stunt show, family area and a majlis.
Where:

Qatar Racing Club

When:

February 13 and 14, 4.30pm

Contact:

3392 9190 or info@qrczone.com

Good for:

Everyone, racing enthusiasts

Full Moon Groove Desert Safari with Salsa, Capoeira and Drum Circle
full moon grooveEnjoy a day outdoors with a desert safari, salsa, capoeira and a drum circle. Meeting point is at Family Food Centre on Airport Road.
Where:

February 14, 2pm to 9pm

Price:

QR380 per person (includes an Arabic barbecue dinner)

Contact:

4436 1461 or pa@arabianadventuresqatar.com

Good for:

Everyone

Eco-adventures by Entalek
entalekWhether it’s paddling during the day or in the evening, snorkeling at Fuwairit or a dhow kayak or interesting activities such as pearl or full moon paddling, check out Entalek’s activities for the month of February through the link above.
Where:

Different locations

When:

Throughout February

Tickets:

www.bookeo.com/entalek

Contact:

Steve Rhodes at 3023 3207

Good for:

Everyone

Nightlife
Ultra Thursday: The Great Gatsby Party
ultrathursdayTime has come to enjoy an Ultra style Gatsby! Come and meet the unexpected – When electro meets swing, when beats meet melodies, and when the classiness of the 20’s gets electrified! To all Gatsbys and Daisies out there. Save the date and make sure to dress up to enjoy it like the Roaring 20’s!
Where:

The Ritz-Carlton Doha

When:

February 13, 8pm

Price:

Free entrance for ladies, QR100 for gents (includes 1 beverage)

Contact:

3361 8959

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event.

Coco Latte presents The Red Ball
redballEnjoy a Valentine’s Day-themed evening at The Red Ball with DJ Katie Smiles spinning some groovy tracks for the occasion.
Where:

Rocca, Grand Hyatt Doha

When:

February 14, 10pm

Contact:

4448 1234

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event.

Heartbeats
horizon manorEnjoy a good evening out with good music and entertainment at Fahrenheit Club with lady DJ Jen.
Where:

Fahrenheit Club, Horizon Manor Hotel

When:

February 14, 5pm

Price:

QR125

Contact:

6633 8055, glitzqatar@gmail.com

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event.

Karaoke at Hive
Sing your heart out at Hive every Tuesday in February. The best singer stands a chance to drink free from 8pm until midnight.
Where:

Hive, InterContinental Doha The City

When:

Every Tuesday throughout February

Price:

QR25 for selected beverages

Contact:

4015 8888

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event.

Films
Katara DFI Cinema presents Like Father Like Son
like fatherRyota, an architect, has worked tirelessly to obtain a perfect life. But when he and his wife discover that the son they have raised for six years is not biologically theirs, Ryota finds himself faced with a difficult choice: nature or nurture? This deeply affecting story of a man who must finally come to terms with himself took the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013. The moving story of a man who finally faces himself when he encounters an unexpected wall for the first time in his life. (Source: DFI)
Where:

Katara Drama Theatre, Building 16

When:

February 13 to 19

Tickets:

http://www.dohafilminstitute.com/films/like-father-like-son

Price:

QR35, QR25 (Students with ID)

Contact:

http://www.dohafilminstitute.com/films/like-father-like-son

Good for:

Everyone

Maidentrip – Katara DFI Cinema Screening
maidentripAttend a free screening of Maidentrip hosted by Katara DFI Cinema on National Sport Day 2014. Synopsis: Fourteen-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage as the youngest person ever to attempt sailing around the world alone. After a year-long battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global storm of media scrutiny, Laura finds herself far from land, family and unwanted attention, exploring the world in search of freedom and adventure. The film won the Audience Award at the 2013 SXSW Film Festival and the Camden International Film Festival. (Source: DFI)
Where:

Katara Drama Theatre, Building 16

When:

February 14 (4pm)

Price:

Free screening http://www.dohafilminstitute.com/tickets/buy/dfifilm/629/8185

Good for:

Everyone

Al Cinema
al-cinema-wkd-radarLooking for a reliable, well-updated source for cinema listings in Qatar? Visit the Al Cinema website or download Android or iPhone mobile applications.
Food
La Varenne Special Valentine’s Day offer
la varenne-v dayLa Varenne with love, this Valentine’s day show someone special how much they mean to you with a dinner at La Varenne, a romantic French brasserie at the Tornado Tower. Take in the glistening city lights whilst enjoying an intimate candlelit dinner for two. A rose for every lady.
Where:

La Varenne, 28th floor, Tornado Tower, West Bay

When:

February 14, 7pm to 11pm

Price:

QR275 includes soft beverages, QR395 includes Sommelier's choice

Contact:

4499 0680 or reservations@lavarenne.qa

Good for:

Couples

La Spiga Broonch
laspiga broonchEnjoy delicious Italian fare at La Spiga’s a la carte brunch experience.
Where:

La Spiga by Paper Moon, W Doha

When:

Every Friday, Noon to 4pm

Price:

QR220 per person

Contact:

4453 5135

Good for:

Everyone

Karak and Chapati
karakandchipati-grandhyattUnwind with a cup of freshly brewed karak, chapati or flavoured shisha every evening during February.
Where:

Grand Hyatt Doha

When:

Until February 28, 11am to 5pm, after 5pm at Al Maha Lounge

Contact:

4448 1234

Good for:

Everyone

Chinese New Year at Trader Vic’s
tradervicsCelebrate Chinese New Year through the month of February at Trader Vic’s with a brunch buffet featuring a selection of Chinese delicacies right from appetizers to desserts and everything in between.
Where:

Trader Vic’s, Hilton Doha

When:

Throughout February

Price:

QR175 per person, QR350 for couples

Contact:

4423 3333

Good for:

Everyone

Barbecue Nights at Majlis
bbq nights at majlis GHFor delicious barbecued food and flavoured shisha, visit Majlis’ poolside terrace every Saturday until February 26.
Where:

Majlis, Grand Hyatt Doha

When:

Saturday, February 1 to 26, 7pm

Price:

QR250 per person

Contact:

7798 2400

Good for:

Everyone

Barbecue Night Under the Stars at Coral
bbqnight-coralintercondohaA warm barbecue is a great end to a relaxing Friday. Coral’s Friday night barbecues will feature mouth-watering meat cuts, poultries and sausages cooked on live stations along with a sushi bar, an international and seafood buffet and entertainment by Tony Akkari.
Where:

Coral, InterContinental Doha

When:

Every Friday, 7pm to 11.30pm

Price:

QR195 per person

Contact:

4484 4919

Good for:

Everyone

La Vita e Bella – Italian Brunch at Rocca
roccaitalianbrunchFeast on Italian delicacies at this charming brunch at Rocca.
Where:

Rocca, Grand Hyatt Doha

When:

Every Friday, noon to 3.30pm

Price:

QR295 (including all you can drink Vino and Birra)

Contact:

7021 8096

Good for:

Everyone

Saturday Family Fun Day and Brunch
Come in and spend your Saturday afternoon with good unlimited food, fun and games for the kids at The Village.
Where:

Medi, The Village restaurant

When:

Every Saturday, 10am to 3pm

Price:

QR179 per person, QR95 (kids under 12 years)

Contact:

4444 4700 or 4444 6601

Good for:

Everyone

Friday Brunch at La Varenne
la varenneIf an afternoon of sumptuous French food is what you’re looking to indulge in, La Varenne is the place to come to on Friday afternoons. A menu that changes every week will feature salads, starters, rotisserie meats, main dishes, special country bread, and desserts.
Where:

La Varenne, Tornado Tower, 28th floor

When:

Every Friday, noon to 4pm

Price:

QR179 per person

Contact:

4496 0680

Good for:

Everyone

Market Jazz Brunch
marketbrunchEvery Friday, Market by Jean Georges features a spread of the most delicious food. Come and enjoy an afternoon of indulgence and relaxation in the calming atmosphere.
Where:

Market by Jean Georges, W Doha

When:

Every Friday, noon to 4pm

Price:

QR380 (including specialty drinks), QR290 (including soft drinks)

Contact:

4453 5135

Good for:

Everyone

Paella with Pepe
paellaSavour delicious Paella prepared by Chef Pepe while overlooking the sea in the relaxing interiors of The Living Room. Photo courtesy: Amara Photos
Where:

The Living Room, The Ritz-Carlton Doha

When:

Every Saturday, noon to 4pm

Contact:

4484 8000

Good for:

Everyone

Friday Brunch at Spice Market
spice mkt brunchEnjoy delicious South East Asian street food-style fare along with soothing music by the Doha Jazz band.
Where:

Spice Market, W Doha

When:

Every Friday, noon to 4pm

Price:

QR290 per person (includes selected beverages), QR380 per person (includes specialty beverages)

Contact:

4453 5135

Good for:

Everyone

Primi, Pizze e Vino
laspiga_primipizzevinonightLa vita is always dolce in the company of all-you-can-eat pasta, pizza and selected wines. Enjoy soul food from La Spiga’s Italian kitchens every Friday at W Doha.
Where:

La Spiga by Paper Moon, W Doha

When:

Every Friday, 12 noon to 4pm

Price:

QR150 per person with a 20% discount on selected vinos

Contact:

44535135

Good for:

Everyone

Thursday Barbecue Under the Stars
Barbeque under the starsEnjoy a warm barbecued meal every Thursday at The Ritz Carlton Doha’s The Lagoon restaurant.
Where:

The Lagoon, The Ritz Carlton Doha

When:

Every Thursday

Price:

QR240 per person

Contact:

44848512 or rc.dohrz.leads@ritzcarlton.com

Good for:

Everyone

R&R
Weekend Getaway in West Bay
westend-weekendgetawayFor a relaxing weekend, enjoy a breakfast for two at Crossroads Kitchen, access to City Center Mall, steam and saunas at Renaissance City Center Hotel Doha. Present your GCC residence permit.
Where:

Renaissance City Center Hotel Doha

When:

Any Thursday, Friday or Saturday until April 30, 2014

Price:

QR795

Contact:

4419 5666 or rhi.dohbr.reservation@renaissancehotels.com for reservations

Good for:

Families, couples

Coming Up...
Live artist Dana at MIA Park
dana-mia parkWatch singer Dana live at MIA Park.
Where:

Museum of Islamic Art Park

When:

February 19, 7pm

Good for:

Everyone

Champions League: Manchester City vs. Barcelona and Arsenal vs. Bayern Munich
champions leagueSupport your favourite team and cheer them on as you watch the games play live outdoors on a 24-sq. metres TV screen at Lagoon Garden.
Where:

Lagoona Garden, The Ritz-Carlton Doha

When:

February 18 (Man City vs Barca), 19 (Arsenal vs. B Munich) – 10.45pm

Price:

QR100 (single match pass including 1 beverage)

Contact:

3361 8959

Good for:

This is a strictly 21+ event.

Barley and Buns Night on Sundays at Spice Market
spicemkt-bun night-sundaysFancy Southeast Asian cuisine? Every Sunday, on Barley and Buns night, pick any 3 from the range of steamed buns with your favourite filling for QR90 and get Barley cocktails for half the price.
Where:

Spice Market, W Doha

When:

Sunday, December 8, 2013, 7.30pm to 11.30pm

Price:

3 Buns for QR90 and cocktails are at half-price

Contact:

4453 5000

Good for:

Everyone

All you can eat Sushi and Sashimi
tuesdaymarriott-sushisashimiEnjoy delicious sushi and sashimi prepared by chefs at Asia Live every Tuesday.
Where:

Asia Live, Doha Marriott

When:

Tuesdays, 6.30pm to 11.30pm

Price:

QR165 per person with free mocktails

Contact:

4429 8499 for reservations

Good for:

Everyone

Market Burger Night
burgerChoose your favourite burger, one side dish and a delicious sundae from the selection. All of this for QR110 per person.
Where:

Market by Jean Georges, W Doha

When:

Every Sunday, 6pm to 11pm

Price:

QR110 per person

Contact:

4453 5135 for reservations

Good for:

Everyone

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