Bald blue men, new Arabic dishes, live concerts, top comedians and a scavenger hunt
Time Out Doha staff
August 01, 2019 2:27 PM
The Blue Man Group in Doha The popular group comprising unique, bald, blue characters are in Doha this month to enthrall and surprise audiences with their custom instruments and sensory graphics. It’s an exciting event with comedy and music and if there’s one performance to watch this
month, it’s this one. From QR195. Aug 14-17, 4.30pm-10pm. QNCC, www.tixbox.com.
Splash and Dash For running and swimming enthusiasts, Aspire’s Splash and Dash is on until August 25 at the indoor pool and the indoor athletics track. Burn those calories at the pool and break
a sweat on the track. QR25 (per day). Mon, Wed 7pm-9pm. Aspire Dome, Al Waab, lifeinaspire.qa
Kadim Al Saher As part of the Summer in Qatar programme organised by the Qatar National Tourism Council, watch the king of Arabic music Kadim Al Saher (more than 100 million albums sold) perform live in Qatar this month. From QR175. Aug 16-17, 7.30pm. QNCC, tickets.virginmegastore.me/qa.
Doha Comedy Fest Head over to the Doha Comedy Festival this month and watch top comedians British-Iranian Omid Djalili and Lebanese-American Nemr performing alongside Qatar’s Hamad Al-Amari. Expect a night filled with rib-tickling laughter. From QR175. Aug 15, 8pm-onwards. QNCC, tickets.virginmegastore.me/qa.
New menu at Arabesque In case it has been a while since you had some good Arabic food, why not visit this Arabic joint since it’s just revamped its menu? The new offerings are far more exciting and plenty tasty. There’s a variety to try including fluffy eggs in a delicious shakshouka, classic hummus laden with beef and pine nuts, lamb cubes marinated in Arabic spices and grilled and lahm sharhat or marinated beef slices with vegetables. The saffron cake on the menu is brand-new and there are a few beverages added, too. 18 La Croisette, Porto Arabia, The Pearl-Qatar (4409 5271).
Set out on a scavenger hunt Grab your best (and smartest) pals and enroll in a fun scavenger hunt at Shaikh Faisal Museum. You and your group (up to six members maximum) have two hours to find eight clues within the museum. You’ll be competing with other groups and the first to find all the clues wins. The prizes include a desert safari tour, kayaking at Purple Island, vouchers and giveaways. QR90 (per person), QR350 (group of three), QR400 (group of five). Aug 9, 5pm-onwards. Shaikh Faisal Museum, www.aynatickets.com (3339 3323).