From brunching Bollywood style to dancing with the art.haus underground, there’s plenty going on this weekend in Bahrain
Salsa it up Wed 27 to Sun 31 The second annual salsa fiesta in Bahrain has started bringing you all the best of this popular Latin dance with internationally renowned dancers performing, workshops to enjoy and live music from amazing bands. It takes place around the country at various venues including K Hotel for the opening ceremony, Al Bandar Hotel & Resort for a three-day workshop, performances, networking and a pool party, and finally the Gulf Hotel for a closing fiesta. Visit www.bahrainsalsafestival.com for more information.
Bash the bubbles at LPOD
Wed 27 to September 9 Now you can enjoy a game of ‘Bubble Bash’ (yes, playing football in an inflatable bubble) at Lost Paradise of Dilmun Waterpark on weekdays for free! Head down on a Saturday morning for fun with all the family or on Thursdays for the private ladies night. It’s time to get wet and get crazy! Visit www.bubblebashbh.com for more information. The sound of the underground Thu 28 Back for their fourteenth installment, the art.haus folk are hosting a ‘Summer Closing Edition’ of their popular underground music night at Brazil Lounge from 10pm. Expect the usual dose of house, techno and disco from DJs Sami Dee, Ed Buzzerk and guest Samati who’s making his debut. It’s free entry! Visit www.facebook.com/art.haus.Productions for more information.
Bollywood brunch Fri 29 Bahrain’s only Bollywood brunch is back at Spices Indian Restaurant in Crowne Plaza. Experience the epitome of Indian cinema and dive right in to rich and flavourful dishes while a DJ plays the latest Bollywood hits. It’s BD9.950++ per person inclusive of soft drinks or BD13.950++ with a selection of unlimited beverages. Call 1753 1122
Fri 29 Popular pub JJ’s Irish Restaurant is celebrating their 15th birthday this weekend with a British tribute act ‘BoyBands Legends’ performing live while you eat as much as you want and order all the beverages you need. Entrance is BD5 but you’re best advised to book your place in advance. Call 3932 9083
The end of Bahrain Summer
Sat 30 The end of the Bahrain Summer Festival schedule is in sight so this weekend head over to Nakhool City to enjoy all the activities and attractions that are still ongoing from dance programmes to musical workshops and plenty more fun for all the family. It’s open daily from 10am to 4pm until August 30. Visit www.bahrainsummer.bh/events_category/nakhool-city
Explore ‘Visible Differences’ Until Sun 31 Catch the tail-end of the fascinating exhibition ‘Visible Differences’ at the Bahrain National Museum that features works by 20 ladies from Latin America, Jordan and Bahrain. It highlights their different artistic practices but also ties them together through similar concerns and worries. It’s a must-see so head down there before it’s too late! Call 1729 8718.
Grab a Mexican tortilla Until Sun 31 All month An Nada Lounge at Sheraton Bahrain has been promoting their special tortilla menu with a bunch of tasty medleys up for grabs with prices ranging from BD3.9++ to BD5.9++. Dishes include the sautéed seasonal vegetables in a spinach tortilla with seasonings and cheese and the Pachinos stir-fried chicken option with mixed peppers, jalapeno relish and creamy cheese. There’s also the Rodeo Beef in corn tortillas with Wensleydale cheese and Texas Shrimps in a tomato tortilla. They are all served with the obligatory guacamole, sour cream and salsa. The promotion ends soon so hurry! Call 1753 3533.