See Shaan: Live in Concert. The Bollywood singer will perform best-known songs from a variety of genres as part of Abu Dhabi Summer Season and in celebration of India’s independence day. Hits include Roop Tera Mastana, Loveology and Tanha Dil. Tonight, 8pm, from Dh145, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, www.platinumlist.net.
Enjoy a new season of live performances at Hard Rock Cafe Dubai as four resident bands take the stage six nights a week. Hear The Distillers tonight perform high-energy party music, including covers of top rock and pop songs. Tonight, 8.30pm, free entry, Hard Rock Cafe Dubai, Dubai Festival City Mall, Dubai, reservations at 04 232 8900, www.hardrock.com/dubai.
Take the kids to Qix Club, where toddlers to pre-teenagers can play and learn in a creative atmosphere, while parents shop at The Dubai Mall. The children’s club focuses on comfort, nutrition, and safety, with space for different age groups to enjoy arts and crafts, storytelling, games and much more. Open 10am to 10pm, Dh50 per child per hour, The Address Dubai Mall, Dubai, 04 438 8888, www.thedubaimall.com.
Register your children for Flamenco for Kids and Teens at Bodytree Studio. Classes are led by dancer Flor Amory, who will teach rhythm patterns and foot and fan techniques through energising choreographies. Starting September 6 with a free intro class, then Tuesdays, 3.30pm to 4pm for ages 7 to 10, Dh50; 4pm to 4.45pm, ages 11+, Dh60, Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, www.bodytreestudio.com.
Have some fun at The Laughter Factory. This month’s line-up includes the left-field observations of Tom Wrigglesworth, the surrealist and deadpan Marlon Davis and Christian Schulte-Loh, who is known as The German Comedian. Tonight, 9pm, Dh140, ages 21+ only, Mövenpick Hotel, JBR, Dubai, 04 355 1862, www.platinumlist.net.
Source: art & life