The return of Housexy, Qawwali concert, grape escape and more
Time Out Bahrain staff
Qawwali concert Immerse yourself in a bit of local culture with a qawwali concert by Fareed Ayaz and eight members of his group. Qawwali is Sufi music and qawwal means ‘word’ in Arabic representing the divine voice. Fareed Ayaz and his group are of Pakistani origin and among the world’s most famous Qawwali groups. May 25, La Fontaine Centre of Contemporary Arts, Call (17 230 123).
Housexy The ever popular dance club night returns to Coral Bay with Housexy resident DJ Patrick Hagenaar who’s visited the island several times. Enjoy the warm weather and take advantage of the chance to be outside before it gets too hot with an all day party running through to the early hours. Entry is free for girls plus free selected drinks, guys pay BD5 from 9pm. May 25, Coral Bay, noon-2am, Call (17 312 700).
Hip hop workshop The chance for older teenagers to grab the rare opportunity to learn hip hop with professional dancer and teacher Ben Nichols. This class is for 17s and above. Cost BD18 members, BD20 for non-members. May 26, World Beat Fitness Centre, 4pm-6pm, Call (17 612 576).
Grape escape Check out a fine selection of grape, all available for tasting accompanied by smooth grooves and tangy cheeses. We’ve had some great nights here, it attracts a very eclectic crowd. BD10. Tuesdays, Camelot, 7pm, Call (17 717 745).