Meet a music legend, dance some salsa or give to a good cause
DMC is in town Thu 7 and Fri 8
Hip hop legend DMC, founding member of rap icons Run DMC, is in town thanks to Jam Up events. He’s hosting a mini set and speech on May 7 at Amwaj Isands (tickets cost BD15). While a full-blown concert takes place from 9pm on Friday at Wrangler in Juffair Grand Hotel supported by Bahraini hip hop artists DJ Outlaw and Flipperachi. Tickets for the gig are BD20. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 3965 8618.
Meisei Sub-Zero Night Thu 7 Plunge into the Asian Arctic at Meisei’s Sub-Zero night where ice sculptures cool down the temperature and liquid nitrogen desserts are made at your table, while UK saxophonist Laura Sutherland entertains diners. The night starts from 8pm. Call 1700 7770.
Madness tribute Thu 7 One Step Behind, the UK’s longest surviving Madness tribute band, is performing live at Sherlock Holmes in The Gulf Hotel Bahrain for one night only. Tickets are BD7 net. Call 3375 1144.
Business lecture Thu 7 Fabrice Cavarretta, a professor at ESSEC Business school teaching Leadership and Entrepreneurship, is hosting this lecture called ‘Extreme Leadership, Where is Extraordinary Performance Coming from?’ at Alliance Franҫaise Bahrain. The conference is in English, lasts one hour, and is free for all. It starts from 6.30pm. Call 1768 3295, email email@example.com.
OT Genasis Thu 7
International hip hop artist OT Genasis, who spend some months on the top 100 billboard charts, is set to perform live at Ibrida in Ramee Grand with hits such as ‘Coco’, ‘Touchdown’ and ‘The Flyest’. Tickets cost BD15 in advance or BD25 at the door. It’s happy hour at Ibrida from 7pm to 10pm with 50 percent off on selected beverages. Call 3689 7378.
Spring Fair 2015 Fri 8 The Bahrain Rugby Club is hosting a fun day of family activities including stalls, games, music, food and refreshments from noon to 4pm in aid of local charity The Palm Association, who work together to ease the needs of disadvantaged Bahraini families. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salsa party and workshop Fri 8
Head to the Overlook at The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain for a series of salsa workshops conducted by international artists from 2pm to 5pm. It’s BD15++ per person for the party or BD25++ including a barbecue buffet. Call 1758 6612.
Animania Fri 8 Bahrain’s very own anime and gaming convention is back for its fifth year at the Bahrain International Circuit with many prizes and surprises on offer. Set to take place are gaming tournaments, a cosplay contest, bustling market stalls and a concert by award-winning Romania dance pop act Akcent. Tickets start from BD5. Follow @animania_events on Instagram to win prizes.
Salsa Nights at Bizarre Lounge Fri 8 The iconic dance of Latin America returns to Bizarre Lounge in Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain every second Friday of the month. Get out your dancing shoes and let the hot Latin rhythms take you away from 8pm to 2am. It’s a BD3 entrance fee. Call 1717 1441.
A Dutch-Spanish brunch Sat 9
La Vinoteca Barcelona and Café Amsterdam combine to bring us a brunch where you can eat a la carte tapas or Dutch and British breakfast options. There’s a Mediterranean brunch experience with fresh ingredients from Holland and the Med, as well as live paella cooking, homemade sausages, a fresh salad selection and much more. There’s also plenty of entertainment to keep the kids entertained. It’s on from noon to 5pm with live music from 3pm to 6pm and costs BD26++ with selected beverages, BD22++ with soft drinks and BD11++ for children aged five to 12. Call 3200 0171.