Farah Siraj in concert The ‘Norah Jones’ of the Middle East comes to Bahrain for one night only as part of the Spring of Culture to perform her unique mix of Arabic music blended with flamenco, jazz, bossa and pop. Fri, April 12, 8pm, Cultural Hall. www.moc.gov.bh.
15 Magical Moments Tonight’s this month’s opportunity to try out 15 of Maki’s wonderful Japanese dishes with accompanying beverages at BD15. If you haven’t sampled the delights of Maki yet, there’s a very good reason it’s our Japanese restaurant of the year and this gives a great chance to try out the different tastes without breaking the bank. Mon, April 15, Maki, Moda Mall. Call (17 522 733).
Get healthy Check out all things health and wellness related at the third edition of this exhibition. April 16-18, Bahrain International Exhibition Centre.
Cook up a storm If you like Italian food, and come on folks who doesn’t, you can learn to make the best of it in your own kitchen with these regular cooking classes which, at BD10 inclusive of two dishes and a drink, are among the best value on the island. Wed, April 17, 4-5.30pm, Cucina Italiana, Juffair. Call (17 001 317).
Live music Bahrain Acoustic Music Group’s second meeting of the month. It’s a bunch of people getting together to play their instruments and have a good old traditional sing song. Everyone’s welcome to join in. Fri, April 19, 2.30pm, JJ’s, Adliya. Call (39 198 302).