x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

 Jeremy O'Donnell. Claes Gellerbrink
Jeremy O'Donnell. Claes Gellerbrink

head to Dubai Media City for Gulf Bike Week. Seven bands will play, including Juliana Down, Maplejacks, The Boxtones, Sandwash, Salha & The Million Dollar Band, Riff Raff and Screeming Egulz. Plus DJs, entertainment, food, the latest in motorcycles, cruisers, off-road and urban-terrain vehicles, apparel, accessories and products, a bike building competition, thunder parade, live stunts, Kid Zone, and more. From 4pm-11pm, Dh60 for a day pass, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, www.gulfbikeweek.com

laugh along with the The Punchline Comedy Club Middle East. Prepare yourself for a night of world-class acts with the comedians Junior Simpson, Jeremy O’Donnell (pictured) and Simon B Cotter. Show starts at 9pm, Dh150, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi, www.timeouttickets.com

register for GPP FotoWeekend 2013, four days of workshops and special events aimed at beginner, intermediate and professional photographers. Five of the world’s leading photographers and instructors are hosting workshops and special events. November 13-16, various timings and prices, Dubai Knowledge Village, Block 1, book in advance at www.gulfphotoplus.com, 04 380 8545

get your tickets now for Dubai’s Big Pink Ball, a Moulin Rouge-themed evening in support of the Breast Cancer Arabia Foundation. From 7pm, from Dh845 per person in the outer circle, Meydan Racecourse, Dubai, www.bigpinkball.com

make plans to take your talented kids to the auditions for Beauty and the Beast. Children ages 6-16 who can act and dance can audition to perform alongside an international cast. Tomorrow and Saturday, registration at 10am, auditions from 11am, Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, madinattheatre@jumeirah.com, www.madinattheatre.com

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