Life in the fast lane
TUNE UP FOR A FUN WEEKEND
It may be Friday 13th but that’s not going to stop the Red Bull X-Fighters from taking on their death-defying stunts!
The 12 ‘Knights’, who will excite with thrilling FMX tricks, include 2011 Champion Dany Torres (Spain)and Matt Rebeaud (Switzerland), who returns to the competition after three years off after a leg injury. The action starts at 8pm, at The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai. For tickets go to www.redbullxfighters.com
Get yourself revved up for Friday’s fun by taking in music legends the Eagles at The Sevens stadium, on Thursday. The American legends will perform classic hits such as ‘Hotel California’ and ‘Life In The Fast Lane’. Gates open 6pm, show starts 9pm. Tickets start at Dhs350.
SPRING TO IT
Beach Rotana hotel, Abu Dhabi will be celebrating Frühlingsfest, Germany’s famous Spring Festival. Traditional German games, food and drink are on the agenda. The event runs daily from 4pm-1am until April 20. The popular Tschirgent Trio, pictured, who have flown in from Austria for the occasion to keep guests entertained with their hits. For info, go to www.rotana.com
You can never get too much of stage show ‘Oliver’.
The legendary musical, based on Charles Dickens’ classic ‘Oliver Twist’, is the story of a young orphan boy who wanted “more”. From the orphanage to the mean streets of London, the ever-optimistic Oliver strives to survive through thick and thin. It’s an unforgettable, feel-good story and is being staged by Popular Productions at The First Group Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah from today until April 23. Tickets are Dhs175. Book online at www.oliverdubai.com