Dora’s Pirate Adventure
For families with little ones, May is bringing an exciting show for you to enjoy! Dora and the Pirate Kitties landed in Abu Dhabi last month, ahead of their Pirate Adventure on May 12 to 14 at du Forum, Yas Island. The world’s most famous explorer will be doing what she knows best and discovering the magical side of Abu Dhabi with the crowd! Dora’s Pirate Adventure incorporates the interactive
and educational elements that make Dora the Explorer one of the most popular shows on television. Live shows allow Nickelodeon to bring experiential entertainment to the stage for kids and families.
Join Dora and her friends as they embark on an exciting trip to Treasure Island in search of the ultimate pirate party. Help them navigate over the Dancing Mountain and through the Silly Singing Bridge in pursuit of the Pirate Kitties. Along the way,
Dora the Explorer fans will use their map-reading, counting, musical and language skills to successfully help Dora reach Treasure Island and avoid that pesky fox, Swiper!
GO: Call 4446 0000 for reservations more information.
Sheraton’s Charity Flea Market
Join Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort for a fun filled day to sell and buy pre-loved goods. The city centre hotel will host its popular charity flea market on May 21 in Arzanah Ballroom. The charity bazaar is a regular event at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort – it takes place in every quarter. Exhibitors can sell unwanted items from their home such as clothing, electronics, books, DVDs, toys, while bargain hunters can stroll through the market to look for the best buys.
Funds collected from this market will support children in need. This is the perfect opp to declutter and bag something new! The flea market is open from 9am to 2pm. Visitors can enter free of charge. Exhibitor tables are available for AED285 each. Furthermore, if you pay for your table by May 7, you will receive a discountof AED40!
GO: Call (0)2 677 3333 for more information.
Cinderella on Ice
It’s one of Disney’s most-loved fairy tale stories, and it’s coming to Abu Dhabi with a twist! Cinderella On Ice is a performance for the whole family, and this show in particular will see an emotional short rendition of the popular story. From the very first moments, Cinderella wins everyone’s hearts with her kindness and vulnerability, as compared to the heartless and selfish stepmother and her spoiled, envious and wicked daughters. They story introduces the kind Fairy and Prince Charming as audiences are taken on a journey with Bobrin’s Cinderella
GO: Cinderella On Ice takes place on May 13 at Zayed Sports City. Tickets start from AED100. Visit www.alphaeventsme.com for more information.
The Tiger Who Came to Tea
The award-winning stage edition of Judith Kerr’s bestselling children’s book is being brought to life on stage in the UAE by the original London cast. Written by celebrated children¹s laureate David Wood OBE, this fantastical production tells the tale of Sophie and her mummy, who are having tea in the kitchen when there
is a mysterious knock at the door. The show introduces the larger than life tiger with an insatiable appetite, and a cast of noisy characters. Expect lots of audience participation in this all-singing, all-dancing classic piece of children’s theatre. There will be three shows on May 14 at Abu Dhabi Theatre, Breakwater – 11.30am, 2.30pm and 4.30pm.
GO: Visit www.artforall.ae for tickets and more information
The Addams Family Musical
If you watched the TV show, you’re going to love this stage adaptation! The Addams Family Musical features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. The show features lively music and crazy costumes and is a barrel of laughs from start to finish. Children and adults alike will delight in the mysterious and spooky humour that the Addams family has become so famous for!
GO: The Addams Family Musical takes place on May 12 and 13 at Abu Dhabi Folklore Theatre. Visit www.abu-dhabi.platinumlist. net for tickets and more information
Tradition Meets Innovation
Tamba is a groundbreaking new Indian inspired restaurant, lounge and bar concept, now open to the public, and if you’re a real foodie, this place is just the excitement you need for your tastebuds! Located within the highly anticipated The
Hub at The World Trade Centre, Abu Dhabi, Tamba’s arrival will certainly shake up the food scene in the city, offering a sense of the unexpected and turning the traditional fine dining scene on its head.
The breathtakingly exquisite venue represents a skillful juxtaposition of innovation and tradition, with its sleek loft-style interior, floor to ceiling windows, exposed Tandoor ovens representing the true roots of Indian cuisine and extensive copper bells dangling elegantly from above. Explore the intricate space with its emphasis on bronze, coppers, woods and secret spaces, before stepping outside onto the terrace to marvel at the views over the city, the destination for the most discerning
events in town.
Tamba’s menu ensures that the food is the star of the show, tantalising even the
most jaded of taste buds and firing up the imagination for a meal to remember. The contemporary philosophy expertly blends non-traditional dishes with authentic
spices to create a one-of-a-kind culinary experience.
Passion and creativity are in abundance, presented through an exuberant selection of dishes demonstrating a definitive Indian twist. Some of the highlights include; seared salmon, anardana citrus explosion – sweet and sour pumpkin, spinach paratha, tomato salsa – wagyu tenderloin, kalimiri and exquisite
roasted duck, kumquat, korma. The beverage selection further amplifies
the culinary experience with an array of handcrafted traditional blends that evoke
Indian glamour, including the Dragon Flower, Jagger Jam Pot, and the Kolkata
Libation. All crafted at the stunning bar, a focal point of the restaurant upon entry
and meeting place for friends to relax and unwind. The nightly mesmerising
soundtrack of uplifting beats from Tamba’s resident DJ, further amplifies the signature Tamba journey.
With an uncompromising and unorthodox philosophy, Tamba will blaze a trail in Abu Dhabi’s dining scene; and with the launch of the London venue scheduled for 2017, Tamba fever looks set to ignite the world!
GO: Tamba is open Sat to Weds 12noon to 1am, and Thu and Fri 12noon to 2am.
Visit www.tambarestaurant.com or follow @Tambarestaurant on instagram for more information.