5 things to do in Doha from July 1-7
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Eat all the meat
Called the Tomahawk, it’s 1000 grams of Australian wagyu beef and it could be in your stomach. Lesser stomachs beware, this is for serious meat eaters only, and not for the faint of heart (literally—we’re worried about heart attacks here).
Tues 3, New York Steakhouse, West End at the Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel. Call 4419 6100
See some sporty art
Head to Katara to see the Olympics through Media exhibition. The exhibition showcases a short story of each individual sports in the Olympic Games. Running until Sept 9, it’s open before and after Ramadan Sat-Thurs 9am-noon, 5pm-10pm, Fri 7pm-midnight, and during Ramadan Sat-Thurs 9am-noon, 7pm-midnight, Fri 7pm-midnight.
Wed 4, QMA Gallery, Building 10, Katara Cultural Village. Admission is free. www.qma.org.qa
Run away with the circus
Cirque Du Soleil brings their show Saltimbanco to Doha (not to mention people capable of sitting on their own heads). Shows at 8pm July 4-7, with matinee performances July 6-7 at 4pm. Tickets are QR130-QR175 for regular, QR250 for Silver, QR350 for Gold, QR575 for Platinum, QR650-QR750 for VIP and QR1100 for VVIP.
Wed 4-7, Aspire Dome. Available at Virgin Megastores and www.cirqudusoleil.qa
Catch some Tennis
Don’t miss any of the action straight from Wimbledon at the Doha Marriott Fan Zone. With 10 screens, surround sound and a VIP area, as well as afternoon tea, strawberries and cream and special drinks, it’s a very civilized way to watch some tennis. Events start from early after onwards, with free entrance.
Thurs 5-8, Doha Marriott. Call 4429 8499
Listen to some soloists
The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra rounds off their season with a festival of soloists drawn from within the orchestra. Shows starts at 7.30pm.
Sat 7, 13, 14, Katara Opera House. Tickets are QR100-Qr500, available at Virgin Megastores and www.virginmegastore.me.
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