Things to do in Doha: Jan 1-7
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See some tennis
Watch some of the best players in the world compete for the title at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2013! There are 16 doubles teams slated to compete, with 32 players registered for singles competitions, including World No. 4 Rafael Nadal, World No. 5 David Ferrer, World No. 10 Richard Gasquet and more.
Tues 1-5, Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex. For more info including ticket prices and schedule, check out www.qatartennis.org
Catch a flick under the stars
Cinema under the Stars returns every Thursday this month! Enjoy a cinema classic outdoors, as well as an open air barbecue and a special kid’s corner including games, face painting and kid friendly movies. QR240 including soft beverages, QR120 for kids aged four-12, kids under four free. Showtime at 6.30pm.
Thurs 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, The Lagoon Terrace, The Ritz-Carlton Doha. Call 4484 8512
Mix it up
Learn to be the Lord of the Drinks and mix your own at home with the Habanos team’s art of cocktail making class from 4pm-6pm. QR255 per person, book this month for five people and pay for only four.
Fri 4, Habanos, The Ritz-Carlton Doha. Call 4484 8504
See some opera
The Metropolitan Opera beams performances directly from New York to Qatar as part of their ongoing high definition screenings! This month sees Les Troyens by Berlioz on Jan 5 at 8pm, and Maria Stuarda by Donizetti on Jan 19 at 8.55pm.
Sat 5, 19, Drama Theatre, Katara Cultural Village. Tickets and more information at www.katara.net
Meet Gordon Ramsay
Chef Ramsay visits his restaurants for an exclusive evening of culinary delights (and if we’re very lucky his signature yelling). He’ll design exclusive menus at both venues.
Sun 6, Gordon Ramsay & Opal, St. Regis Doha. Call 4446 0105
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