Doha fun: June 22-30
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Show your smarts
The last pub quiz before the summer takes off, giving you the chance to prove you’re the smartest of the pants. Get your team of six together to tackle the question presented by Quiz Master Andrew. No entry fee and great prizes to be won, so the only thing to lose is your pride. Quiz starts at 8pm.
Mon 25, Shehrazad, Ramada Plaza. Call 4428 1428
Cha cha cha
Learn to salsa then show off your moves with Salsa and Candela every Friday at the Cigar Lounge. There are lessons weekly, followed by a dance party extraordinaire. Learn some new twists and turns or just show off your skills from 9pm-midnight. QR85 per person, including welcome drink.
Fri 29, Cigar Lounge, Sharq Village and Spa. Call 4425 6666
Swing through the afternoon
Spend the afternoon with songstress Monia Lamarche and electric violinist Marius Baetica for an afternoon of swing, from the greats like Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and Barbara Streisand every Friday from 4pm-7pm. Entrance is free, with welcome drink for brunch diners from Isaan and The Grill.
Fri 29, Dunes, Grand Hyatt. Call 4448 1280
Take your kids to learn to create their own traditional pinch pots, decorating them while learning about ancient ceramics. The class teaches kids about the traditional designs of spots and stripes that represented the strength of the Ottoman Empire every Saturday. Aimed for kids 4- 10 years old, held every Saturday from 1pm-3pm.
Sat 30, Museum of Islamic Art. www.mia.org.qa
See a world premiere
The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra wraps up the month with another world premiere, Houtaf Khoury’s Angel of Light Piano Concerto. Paired with Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony, it’s a light, musically classy way to wrap up June. Show starts at 7.30pm, tickets from QR100-QR500, available at Virgin Megastore and www.virginmegastore.me
Sat 30, Katara Opera House, Katara Cultural Village
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