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Watch top tennis stars in action at the Qatar Total Open 2014 , sing along with Mickey & friends at a Disney show, watch a drag racing championship or go to a weekend bazaar…make it a splendid weekend!

Festivals & Performing Arts
Tchaikovsky’s 1st Symphony
tchaikovskyWatch the members of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra perform Tchaikovsky’s Winter Dreams Symphony. Igor Stravinsky’s Suite from The Firebird (1919 version) and Shostakovich’s Concerto No. 1 in C Minor will also be performed.
Where:

Katara Opera House, Building 16

When:

Saturday, February 8, 7.30pm (Doors open at 7.10pm)

Tickets:

http://tickets.virginmegastore.me/index.php?event_id=1993

Price:

QR75-QR300

Good for:

Everyone

Cinderella Ballet
cinderellaA ballet composed by Sergei Profokiev, Cinderella is based on the fairy tale by Charles Perrault.
Where:

Katara Drama Theater, Building 16

When:

Wednesday, February 5 to 8, 4pm to 5pm and 7pm to 8pm

Tickets:

http://tickets.virginmegastore.me/index.php?event_id=2047

Price:

QR50, QR75

Good for:

Everyone

Chamber Music at the Museum of Islamic Art: Cinema Paradiso and other music from the movies
chambermusicSpend an exciting evening listening to the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra performing tunes from some of your favourite movies such as The Pink Panther, The Godfather series, Romeo and Juliet and Cinema Paradiso.
Where:

Museum of Islamic Art Atrium

When:

Thursday, February 6, 6pm

Price:

Free

Good for:

Everyone

Souq Waqif Spring Festival
souqwaqifspringfestEnjoy parades, plays, music & entertainment by Arab stars, as well as circus performers, magicians, puppet shows and many other events and performances for kids and adults at this festival.
Where:

Souq Waqif

When:

January 24 to February 6

Price:

Free admission

Good for:

Everyone

Events and Workshops
Little Tree Market
feb8-little tree marketVisit this bazaar to take a look at a selection of handcrafts, fashion & design products for sale. There will be barter for children’s toys and finger foods too.
Where:

Little Academy, Madinat Khalifa

When:

Saturday, February 8, 10am to 5pm

Good for:

Everyone

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=2023

Price:

QR150, QR350, QR375, QR1000

Good for:

Kids, families

Writing Exchange
writingCreatives looking to express and develop their ideas and inspiration: Come and share your writing with a like-minded group. Writer’s block or shy to share? Interactive and engaging exercises – led by Bob Marcacci – will bring out your inner creative writer. Perfect for adults, university age and up. (Source: KAC)
Where:

Katara Art Center, Building 5

When:

Saturday, February 8, 5pm to 6pm

Price:

Free, sign up at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-writing-exchange-february-tickets-10473792395

Good for:

Everyone

Mastaba - Conversations on Art
A monthly themed discussion for/by artists and art enthusiasts (in English and Arabic). Mastaba is a space for themed conversations on art that are open for all to join and you part of the exchange.(Source: KAC)
Where:

Katara Art Centre, Building 5

When:

February 8, 6pm to 7.30pm

Tickets:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mastaba-conversations-on-art-february-tickets-10473794401?aff=eorg

Price:

Free

Good for:

Everyone

Wheels ‘n’ Heels Family Day – Reach Out by Having Fun
wheelnsnheelsOrganized by Reach Out to Asia, this fun day is great for families and kids who will have the opportunity to engage in different sports, entertainment and to meet different people and celebrities, including Qatari rally racer Nada Zaidan and swimming champion Nada Mohamed Arakji. There will be free shuttle buses every 15 minutes from the Ministry of Interior and Qatar Sports Club parking lots. Free health check ups, first aid information as well as food, music and dance will be available.
Where:

MIA Park

When:

February 7, 2pm to 10pm

Good for:

Everyone, especially families and kids

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
Round 4: Arabian Drag Racing League
qrc-rd4Watch 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 6 and 7, 4.30pm (Doors open at 3pm)

Tickets:

3392 9190 or info@qrczone.com

Good for:

Everyone, racing enthusiasts

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
Ancestral Night DJ Ivan Diaz & DJ Bodhi Satva
ancestral nightThis weekend, DJ Ivan Diaz and DJ Bodhi Satva will play ancestral soul with a blend of deep house & modern Congolese rumba, West African voices, urban R&B and Afro-Cuban rhythms.
Where:

Wahm, W Doha

When:

February 7, 10pm until late

Tickets:

Call 4453 5135/3017 7049 for reservations

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event.

Epic Party with DJ CREME DE LA CREME at Grand Regal Hotel
epic partyAfrican Global DJ Awards nominee DJ Creme de la Creme will spin his favourite tracks at Grand Regal Hotel this Friday. Don’t miss it
Where:

Grand Regal Hotel, Ras Abu Abboud

When:

February 7, 9pm

Tickets:

At the door

Price:

QR100 (gents), QR80 (ladies)

Contact:

4409 4600

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
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 11 (3pm, 6pm) and 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
The Brunch & Grill – Get on the Dance Floor
brunch and grillJoin DJ Santiago Vitorelli for an afternoon of delicious food and dancing at The Grill.
Where:

The Grill terrace, Grand Hyatt Doha

When:

February 7, 12.30pm to 4pm

Price:

Begins from QR280

Contact:

3000 7513

Good for:

Everyone

Taste of Singapore
taste of singaporeExperience the flavours of Singaporean cuisine prepared by Chef Lloyd from Spice Market London during a special festival.
Where:

Spice Market, W Doha

When:

Until February 6, 6pm to 11.30pm

Price:

QR250 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

Chinese New Year at Four Seasons Doha
nusantaoOn the occasion of the Chinese New Year, Nusantao Sea Kitchens will offer a special menu featuring pan-Asian specials. The restaurant’s open kitchen will feature sushi bar, tandoor oven, satay grill, tawa griddle, dumpling steamers etc. The New Year will commence with a brunch comprising a selection of traditional appetizers, soups, entrees and desserts. These will be available for lunch and dinner through the course of the festival.
Where:

Nusantao Sea Kitchens, Four Seasons Doha

When:

January 31 to February 6

Price:

QR200 per person

Contact:

4494 8888

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
lavarennebunrchIf 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...
Qatar National Sport Day 2014
qatsportdayThe third annual National Sports Day is just round the corner. February 11, being the second Tuesday of the month, has been declared the National Sports Day and a public holiday for all. But there’s lots happening this year. Read JustHere’s list of activities you can participate in on this day.
Where:

All over Qatar

When:

February 11, 2014

Good for:

Everyone

Sara Brightman World Tour – Dreamchaser
sarahbrightmanCatch Sarah Brightman, one of the world’s most popular sopranos live in concert in Qatar at the Qatar National Convention Center. Some of her popular songs include duets such as Con te partiro with the legendary Andrea Bocelli.
Where:

Qatar National Convention Center

When:

February 9, 8.30pm (doors open 7pm)

Tickets:

http://tickets.virginmegastore.me/index.php?event_id=2034

Price:

QR290, QR390, QR790, QR1200

Good for:

Everyone

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:

February 10 to 16

Tickets:

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

Good for:

Everyone

The Laughter Factory
laughter factoryWatch stand-up acts by John Lynn, JoJo Smith and Ola at The Laughter Factory next week.
Where:

Sheharazad, Radisson Blu Doha

When:

February 10 and 11, 8pm (doors open at 5pm)

Price:

QR140 (includes one beverage)

Contact:

4428 1555

Good for:

Singles, couples

Evolution Sports Academy Soccer Holiday Club 2014
evolutionsportsThis soccer workshop is great for kids between 4 and 14 years to acquire new skills, meet new people and to keep active during their holidays. 
Where:

Doha College – Al Waab and West Bay

When:

February 9, 10, 12, 13, 9am to 1pm

Price:

QR150 daily or QR600 for the week

Contact:

info@evosportsqatar.com

Good for:

Boys and girls – 4 to 14 years

Football coaching by Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim (SFQ) Academy

SFSQ-footballclassesThis is a great opportunity for teenage boy to learn or improve their skill and technique in football. Sessions are organized to run every week and will include passing, dribbling, teamwork, shooting drills as well as mini-football games.

Where:

Al Jazi Village II, Al Gharaffa

When:

Every Tuesday, 5.45pm to 6.45pm

Price:

QR50 per class per term + QR100 registration fee for new SFQ Academy members

Contact:

4486 6293, 3317 9266, info@sportsacademy.com

Good for:

12-15 year-old boys

Italian Night at Coral
wednesday-italiannightcoralinterconChoose from your favourite antipasti, salads and desserts along with a pasta and pizza live cooking station, sushi bar and an international and seafood buffet.
Where:

Coral, InterContinental Doha

When:

Every Wednesday, 7.30pm onwards

Price:

QR225 per person

Contact:

4484 4919

Good for:

Everyone

Lava Ladies Night
lava ladies night-mondayMusic will be provided by Sam World and DJ Baz. Happy Hour is from 8pm to 10pm with a 50% discount on all food and drinks. There will also be unlimited free beverages for ladies from 10pm until late.
Where:

Lava, InterContinental Doha

When:

Every Monday

Price:

Entrance is free

Contact:

4484 4919

Good for:

Ladies and Couples only! This is strictly a 21+ event.

Re-load Tuesdays at Lava
reloadtuesdays-lavaWith music by DJ Shadi, Pyrokiss and X Wolf, enjoy a night out at the InterContinental Doha’s Lava with 50% off on beverages and food for all teachers and an open bar for cabin crew.
Where:

Lava, InterContinental Doha

When:

Every Tuesday, 8pm to 10pm

Price:

Entrance is free

Contact:

4484 4919

Good for:

Ladies, couple and mixed groups only. This is strictly a 21+ event.

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
burger nightChoose 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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