Doha fun: June 1-7
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Celebrate with Liz
This month marks the 60th year Queen Elizabeth II of England has been on the throne of Great Britain. Celebrate in royal style with a special Diamond Jubilee Commonwealth Brunch. Ruby Wu’s and Bombay Balti at the Ramada Plaza team up to bring you the best of the dining of the British Empire. Toast Liz’s health with special British beverages from noon-3.30pm, QR250. Can’t make brunch? Maxim’s hosts a Modern British Menu from June 8-29 and Sky Lounge at Oryx Rotana offers a Queen’s Jubilee High Tea from June 12-17, 4pm-7pm, for QR95 per person.
Fri 1, Various. Call Ramada Plaza 4428 1428 or Oryx Rotana 4402 3333.
Catch some basketball
Catch all the action this month at the QSports Qatar Women’s Basketball Finals. Entrance is free, with the 3rd place play off and the final taking the court from 6pm-9pm.
Sat 2, Aspire Women’s Dome. Email email@example.com or call 3346 0439
Learn to Act
Learn the basics of acting and improvisation. Acting Basics takes place June 3, 10, 17 and 24 with Improvisational Action on June 6, 13, 20, 27, both from 5.30pm-7pm. Each class costs QR75, or sign up for the whole month for QR250.
Sun 3, Garvey’s European Social Club. To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org or SMS 6699 5321
Paul Mendez hits the decks, joined for one night only by special guest DJ from Radio 1 Dubai, Greg Stainer, playing a mix of the hottest hits to keep you going, even as the weather heats up. Entrance is free, 9pm-2am.
Thurs 7, Lava Lounge, InterContinental Doha. Call 4484 4079
Dance to 4 Strings
One of the best DJ’s in Holland comes to Qatar with his unique sounds. Combined with Safri Duo’s classical percussive pop, it’s not to be missed. QR300 consumable for guys, free for ladies. Membership required. Warm up starts at 9pm with DJ Jared Mcculloch.
Thurs 7, Seven, La Cigale. Call 4428 8665
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