Iraqi-Bahraini poet Laala Kashef Alghata was the youngest Bahraini to publish a book (at age 13), and one of the first to release one in English. Cupid’s Rage, her third tome, is a collection of poems that deals with love, loneliness, family and mental illness.
BD5. Words BookStoreCafe, Palm Square, Budaiya Highway (17 690 790).
Dinners and brunch
Britain meets Hawaii at The Warbler’s luau weekend, as the bar puts on a Polynesian food fest for punters with traditional décor and a live band.
BD10 in evenings, BD20 for Friday brunch. Thursday January 28 and Friday 28. 9pm-1am, noon-4pm. Baisan International Hotel, Hoora (38 381 631).
Nightlife lovers dust off the dancing shoes for an epic night out. SuperMartXé, a highly reputed Spanish brand, is heading into Bahrain to deliver an extravagant event, presenting a top DJ line-up supported by our very own DJ Albert-L.
Free (ladies, before 10pm), BD10 (ladies, after 10pm), BD15 (men). Thursday January 28. 9pm. Bushido, Seef (17 583 555).