x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Drop the kids off at the museum and slip on your dancing shoes

For Latin music lovers who cannot help tapping their feet to the sound of a tango or swish their hips to salsa, there is good news.

Answer: A discount on the discount deal. The Entertainer, the company responsible for bringing us the annual voucher book packed full of special rate reductions on food, drink and entertainment across the country, is running "buy one, get one free" offers for the rest of July. The two-for-one deals can be found at leading restaurants and even for a child's entrance to the Dubai Dolphinarium. All you have to do is go online and register at the members' section of the website, www.theentertainerme.com.

For Latin music lovers who cannot help tapping their feet to the sound of a tango or swish their hips to salsa, there is good news. In October, the capital will welcome instructors and performers from Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia for a three-day Latin music festival.

Tickets are on sale now, and the earlier you buy, the cheaper they are. For the next week a full festival pass goes for Dh395. If you wait until the last minute, then you will have to pay the full Dh595. For more information, visit www.uaelatinfestival.com

If Armani threads are way out of your price range, consider heading down to the Armani Hotel in Burj Dubai for the recruitment drive that starts this weekend. The hotel, the first to operate under the Armani Hotels & Resorts chain, will have 160 rooms. It plans to hire 600 hospitality professionals for its opening later this year. Applications can be submitted online at www.armanihotels.com. If you've always wanted to don designer clothes but never quite managed the budget, this might be your chance.

There is only one week left to enrol your young Einsteins in the Sharjah Science Museum's summer camp. Today's Children, Tomorrow's Scientists takes place between 9am and 12pm on Sundays to Wednesdays. If science is not their thing, why not take them to the Museum of Islamic Civilisation? Every afternoon, from 5pm to 7pm, the museum runs fun courses, in collaboration with Sharjah Youth Centres, to teach seven- to 17-year-old Emirati children the basic principles of professional museum guiding. * The National