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What’s on in Qatar this weekend: Aspire Fun Run, TalkDirty for World Environment Day, an offroading trip to southern Qatar, a Moldovan traditional dance, chamber music and lots more

Events
Vasile IOVU Folk Group
Vasile-IOVU-Folk-GroupKatara and the Embassy of Moldova are organizing a cultural dance performance by the Vasile IOVU Folk Group.
Where:

Katara Drama Theatre, Building 16

When:

June 6, 7.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm)

Tickets:

http://tickets.virginmegastore.me/index.php?event_id=2350

Price:

QR50

Good for:

Everyone

Talk Dirty (Qatar Environment & Sustainability Forum)
talk dirtyThis World Environment Day, top policy makers, government bodies, corporations and student leaders will discuss innovative solutions to the world’s environmental issues. Attend this to listen to this debate. Sign up at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/talk-dirty-environment-sustainability-forum-tickets-11697929823
Where:

HBKU Student Center Ballroom 2, Education City

When:

June 5, 6pm to 9pm

Good for:

Everyone

Artist Encounters Workshop: Ghadah Alkandari
artist encountersJoin Kuwaiti artist Ghadah Alkandari for a workshop based on her project “The closest I’ve ever come to a scientific experiment”, which is on exhibit in the Mathaf Project Space until June 7th. Spend the afternoon in a world where dreams come to life and anything is possible, and hear Alkandari talk about her artistic process. Then try out different experimental drawing materials and techniques yourself. (Source: Mathaf FB)
Where:

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

When:

June 7, 3pm to 6pm

Contact:

Sign up at http://form.jotformpro.com/form/41452441351950

Good for:

All above the age of 15 years

A World Cup International Special
intl world cup specialThree football legends – Chris Waddle, Gary McAllister and Didi Hammann – will speak he Sports Speaker MENA World Cup International Special. Dinner and stand-up comedy by a comedian from the UK will also be a part of the show.
Where:

Radisson Blu Doha

When:

June 6, 7.30pm

Tickets:

http://iwc.iloveqatar.net/#fh=2162&fid=event-page

Price:

QR350

Good for:

Everyone

Films
Long Live the Queen (Lang Leve de Koningin)
long live the queenSara is an imaginative little girl who lives with her mother and grandfather. Though she is happy enough, she dreams of reuniting her mother with her seldom-seen father, a national chess champion. When one of her school chums introduces Sara to the world of chess, she begins to spin an elaborate tale involving the White Queen. Tired of the White King’s laziness, the Queen decides to attack her rivals vigorously. With elements to please the whole family, this Dutch comedy-drama follows the exploits of Sara and her Queen as they scheme to bring her estranged parents back together. (Source: DFI)
Where:

Museum of Islamic Arts Auditorium

When:

June 5 and 6, 7pm

Tickets:

http://www.dohafilminstitute.com/tickets/buy/festivalfilm/609/8240

Price:

QR35, QR25 (for students with ID)

Good for:

Everyone

Festivals & Performing Arts
Chamber Music at Museum of Islamic Art: Schubert Octet
chamber musicWatch the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra play the Franz Schubert’s Octet in F Major.
Where:

Museum of Islamic Arts Atrium

When:

June 5, 6pm

Good for:

Everyone

2014 Qatar Music Academy’s End of Year Ceremony
QMA End of Year CeremonyJoin the Qatar Music Academy to celebrate the End of the Year Ceremony. The ceremony will feature performances from Arab and Western student ensembles. There will also be light refreshments to conclude the ceremony where you will get a chance to mingle with the QMA community.
Where:

Qatar National Convention Center, Auditorium 3

When:

June 7, 5pm

Price:

Free admission for all

Contact:

4454 8191, azainal@qf.org.qa

Good for:

Everyone

Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony
beethovenWatch the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major along with Behzad Ranjbaran and Erich Korngold. Music Director Han-Na Chang will conduct the performance.
Where:

Katara Opera House, Building 16

When:

June 7, 7.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm)

Tickets:

http://tickets.virginmegastore.me/index.php?event_id=2280

Price:

QR75 to QR200

Good for:

Everyone

Exhibitions
Qatar Brazil: A Journey from the Amazon to the Desert
QatarBrazil (color)From the Favelas of Rio to the Amazon rainforest, and from the vibrant cityscapes of Doha to the shifting sands of the Qatari desert; 4 photographers from 2 different continents documented their journey as moments captured in time; engaging in an inspiring exchange of artistic discovery and cultural dialogue. This is a photography exhibition to showcase the best works of Qatari and Brazilian photographers Aref Hussein, Abdullah Al Tamimi, Andre Joaquim and Leonardo Wen which will be on display in Katara from 3rd June – 1st July 2014 in Qatar Photographic Society’s Gallery 18. (Source: Katara)
Where:

Katara, Qatar Photographic Society, Building 18

When:

June to July 18, 10am to 10pm

Good for:

Everyone

Amman Pop Up Shop
amman popup shopAmman Design Pop Up Shop brings the work of 13 independent designers and labels from a city almost next door to Doha for the first time.
Featuring graphic design posters and illustration to jewelry, unusual up-cycled furniture and more. With Arabic pop culture references and wordplay to unique social enterprises and independent initiatives, there’s something for everyone.
Where:

Katara Art Center, Building 5

When:

Until June 15

Good for:

Everyone

Sports & Outdoors
Aspire Inside Out Run
aspire fun runJoin fellow-members of the Qatar community in a fun run across different areas of Aspire Zone that are usually reserved for athletes.
Where:

Aspire Zone

When:

June 5, 7pm to 9pm

Price:

“QR50

Good for:

Everyone, kids below 17 years should be accompanied by an adult

Clean and Green TSOQ Cares
clean and greenThe Ministry of Environment will provide cleaning equipment, food and drinks for this beach cleanup and tree-planting event. A great opportunity to show that you care for natural resource conservation.
Where:

Wakra Beach, Sealine Beach Resort

When:

June 6, 7am

Contact:

7040 7978, 3309 9325

Good for:

Everyone

Eleventh Offroading Trip: Flamingoes and Rocky Trail;
offroading tripEnjoy yet another offroading trip to the other side of the inland sea along with a group of other people. The route includes places such as Mesaieed, Al Kharrara as well a view of the flamingoes. The trip will culminate in a BBQ at a camping spot in the evening.
Where:

Meet at Woqod Mekaines

When:

June 6, 3pm to 11pm

Contact:

7070 7652

Good for:

Everyone, all adventure enthusiasts

Food
Barbecue Nights at Majlis
bbq nights at majlisEnjoy a delicious barbecue at the Majlis poolside terrace this month along with exotic shisha flavours.
Where:

Majlis, The Ritz-Carlton Doha

When:

Every Thursday and Friday between June 5 and 27, 7pm to 10pm

Price:

QR250 per person

Contact:

7798 2400

Good for:

Everyone

Diva Brunch
divas brunchCelebrate some of the music industry’s biggest voices, listen to tracks by Dame Shirley Bassey, Tina Turner, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Beyonce and others.
Where:

The Grill, Grand Hyatt Doha

When:

June 6, 12.30pm to 4pm

Price:

QR295 or QR420 with special beverages

Contact:

7798 2400

Good for:

Everyone

Mussel Madness on Saturdays
mussel madness1Enjoy mussels and a pint of beer for only QR99 at Belgian Café every Saturday at the InterContinental Doha.
Where:

Belgian Café, InterContinental Doha

When:

Every Saturday, 12.30pm to 2am

Price:

QR99

Contact:

4484 4919

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event.

La Spiga Broonch
la spiga broonchGo to La Spiga for mouthwatering Italian delicacies, which include more than just pasta and pizza.
Where:

La Spiga by Paper Moon, W Doha

When:

Every Friday, noon to 4pm

Price:

QR200 per person, QR380 per person (including special beverages)

Contact:

4453 5135

Good for:

Everyone

Breakfast at Chac’late
chaclate bfastEnjoy a sumptuous Parisian or Chac’late breakfast in an indoor or outdoor setting.
Where:

Chac’late, Building 15, Katara (opposite Amphitheatre)

When:

Everyday, 8am to 11am

Price:

Starting from QR30

Good for:

Everyone

All-you-can-eat fish and chips
sharq villageSavour the taste of British fish and chips every weekend at Sharq Village and Spa.
Where:

Cigar Lounge, Sharq Village Doha

When:

Every Thursday and Friday, 5pm to midnight

Price:

QR55 per person

Contact:

44256666, rc.dohsq.reservations@ritzcarlton.com

Good for:

Everyone

The Roman Holiday
Astonish yourself and be part of the busiest street at Roma surrounded by art, magic, Gladiators and dance, while having your most desired Italian dish.
Where:

The Ritz-Carlton Doha, fountain yard

When:

Every Thursday and Friday, starting at 7pm

Contact:

4484 8000

Good for:

Everyone

Museums
Ceramics of al-Andalus
andalus exhibitionFocusing on rare and beautiful ceramics from Spain, the objects on display exemplify the blending of Muslim and Christian artistic motifs. Through the display of Andalusi ceramics, we highlight our philosophy of collecting and conserving key objects in the history of Islamic art to show why and how a museum collection is developed.
Where:

Museum of Islamic Art

When:

Until August 30

Good for:

Everyone

Kings and Pawns Exhibition
kings and pawnsThis exhibition uncovers the history of board games in the Islamic world from India to Spain between the 7th and 20th centuries. This exhibition is being curated by William Greenwood from the Museum of Islamic Art curatorial team.
Where:

Special Exhibitions Gallery, Museum of Islamic Art

When:

Until June 21

Good for:

Everyone

Etel Adnan in All Her Dimensions
Etel-MathafMathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Qatar presents an exhibition of the work of Lebanese-American visual artist, poet, playwright and essayist Etel Adnan in All Her Dimensions that is curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Similar to nature consisting of many dimensions, the artistic and literary oeuvre of Etel Adnan contains many different aspects. Through the exploration of this artist’s multidimensionality, the exhibition will highlight the diversity in her work. Providing an extensive overview, the display at Mathaf will include Adnan’s paintings, drawings, leporellos, tapestries, writings and films from the 1960s onwards. [Source: Mathaf]
Where:

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

When:

Until July 6, 2014

Good for:

Everyone

Nightlife
DJ Shane Kehoe
dj shane kehofDance to a night of good music with DJ Shane Kehoe and DJ Waylon Pereira.
Where:

Crystal, W Doha

When:

June 5, 10pm to 2am

Price:

Membership required: Ladies – QR100, Men – QR200

Contact:

3017 7049 for reservations

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event – hotel guests, couples, mixed groups, single men not allowed.

Therapy Thursday with DJ Kekka
Hungarian DJane Kekka will perform at Fahrenheit this weekend. Enjoy a night out on town.
Where:

Fahrenheit, Horizon Manor Hotel

When:

June 5, 8.30pm

Price:

Free entrance for ladies, QR100 for men

Contact:

7779 1180

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event.

Divas on Decks
divas on decksDance to the funky sounds of Doha’s top lady DJs Kinky D, Amy B & Laura O’Shea at this special party celebrating all things fabulous. Happy hours from 9PM until 1AM everything TWO for ONE.
Where:

Grand Hyatt Doha

When:

June 6, 9pm to 2am

Price:

Free entrance for ladies before midnight, QR50 after; QR50 entrance for men

Contact:

7798 2400

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event.

Showtek Live in Doha
showtekShowtek has performed at some of the biggest music festivals in the world. They will perform live at La Cigale this weekend along with local favourites Jared McCulloch, XWolf and Steve KZ.
Where:

Club 7, La Cigale Doha

When:

June 5, 9pm to 3am

Tickets:

http://tickets.virginmegastore.me/index.php?event_id=2334

Price:

QR200

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event.

Avis & Anita rocks Dunes
avis and anitaSit back, relax and enjoy a live music performance by Avis Ellis on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday and tunes by Portuguese pianist Juan Pestana along with cocktails by celebrity mixologist Anita Strother.
Where:

Dunes, Grand Hyatt Doha

When:

Tuesday to Saturday every week in May; Thursday & Friday (9pm to 1am), Saturday (8pm to midnight)

Contact:

7021 8094

Good for:

Everyone

DJ Nights at Zawaya
zawayaEvery Thursday and Friday, enjoy cool music by DJ Shady while watching the latest games on the giant TV screen.
When:

Happy Hour daily from 5pm to 8pm

Price:

Special prices on food and beverages

Contact:

44233333

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event.

Nightlife
The Hideout with DJs CrazyU & Tough Stuff
the hideoutUnwind with some of the best chillout, deep house, tech house and nu disco music in Doha. Happy hour is from 7pm to 9pm.
Where:

The Terrace, Al Dana Restaurant, Sharq Village & Spa

When:

Every Thursday, 7pm to 1am

Price:

No cover charge, no membership

Contact:

44256666

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event

Doha Hustle presented by Kinky D
doha hsutleA playful mix of Soulful/Funky/Deep House, Disco, Funk and Soul classics will make your Saturday afternoons electrifying at Trader Vic’s.
Where:

Trader Vic’s, Hilton Hotel

When:

Every Saturday, 3-8pm

Price:

Entry fee is 100QR for men 50QR for women, includes 1 free cocktail from selected menu and entry into a monthly raffle

Contact:

For table reservations please call 70548348

Good for:

This is a 21+ event

Saturday Ladies Night at Glo
saturday ladies night at gloEvery Saturday evening is Ladies Night at Glo! Order from a special drinks menu starting at QR25 for ladies. Uber is also offering special taxi service, simply use the code ‘GlodLadiesNight’.
Where:

Glo Bar, Renaissance City Center Hotel Doha

When:

Every Saturday, 5pm to 2am

Tickets:

“Free

Contact:

4419 6100

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event.

Live Jazz Band on Fridays at Champions Bar
Watch the game on the bar’s TV screens along with great drinks and good food.
Where:

Champions, Renaissance City Center Hotel Doha

When:

Every Friday (Jazz band starts playing at 8pm)

Contact:

44196100

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event

Live reggae music on the beach
Savour delicious Caribbean snacks while enjoying calypso and reggae music on the beach.
Where:

Oyster Bay, St. Regis Doha

When:

Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 8.30pm to midnight

Price:

Free entrance

Contact:

44460105

Good for:

This is strictly a 21+ event

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