Maki’s magical moments Sample 15 classic and new dishes throughout the evening at Japanese spot Maki while also indulging in complimentary beverages for BD15++ per person, starting from 8.30pm. Tue 9, Call 1752 2733
The art of surrealism Have an interest in fine art and surrealism? Then join The Art Therapy Centre as they host a two-day course exploring this famous art movement, its different styles and ways of using it through various artistic mediums. It’s open to anyone aged 14 and above for BD40 each. Wed 10 and Thu 11. Call 3348 6060
Trance nation DJs Ajoc, Black and Sidney – the resident DJs and co-founders of Trance Nation – are treating us to an ‘Epic Night Out’ at Txoko in The Domain Bahrain as they set the mood for main act and UK scene-ster Gareth Weston. It’s on from 9pm on the 36th floor and costs BD10 for gents or nothing for ladies (including welcome drinks). Fri 12. Call 1600 0000.
A brunch alternative The Friday lunchtime deal at Nirvana in The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa is dubbed ‘It’s Not a Brunch!’ It still means you can tuck into unlimited curries and grills alongside bottomless house beverages from noon to 3pm for BD22++. Fri 12. Call 1758 9318
Making mosaics Discover your talent for mosaic making with Bahraini artist Faiza Saeed over a two-day weekend course for BD80 per person. She’ll teach students the basics of the craft and you’ll get chance to make your own mosaics with her supervision. Fri 12 and Sat 13