Kate-Lynne Wolmarans13 Jan 2016 AT 05:09 PM

6 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

Rooftop comedy, art and parties
Kate-Lynne Wolmarans13 Jan 2016 AT 05:09 PM
Pearls & Caviar
Pearls & Caviar
Pearls & Caviar
Pearls & Caviar
Abu Dhabi
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Abu Dhabi

If your New Year’s resolution was to broaden your social horizons and try new things then our weekend round-up is perfect for you.

Rooftop Comedy
Laughter is the best medicine, or so they say, so why not laugh your worries away with Yalla Laughs Rooftop Comedy night at Up and Below this Thursday. With a comedic line-up that includes some of the best comedians in the UAE and a happy hour from 5-8pm, you’re bound to have a great time and be cured of all your woes.
When: Thursday, January 14, 8 pm
Where: Up and Below, Courtyard Marriott, World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi, yallalaughs.com

Elegance in Nature
Emirates Palace’s latest art exhibition is perfect for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city this weekend. With art work from four world-renowned artists including master of real-life paintings Maurizio Bottoni and Italian photographer Vittorio Gui, the Elegance in Nature exhibit is sure to be a hit with art and nature lovers alike.
When: 12:30-7pm, until January 17
Where:  Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, swissartgateuae.com

Audio Tonic Abu Dhabi Launch Party
Dubai’s much loved club night is coming to Abu Dhabi. They’re pulling out all the stops for the launch party this weekend with free entrance, bubbly and six hours of quality house music spun by none other than audio tonic’s founder Mr Mr and resident DJ Soulfisher.
When: Thursday, January 14, 9pm
Where: Pearls & Caviar Restaurant, Shangrila Hotel, Abu Dhabi, +9712 5098555

Turay Mederic Art Exhibition
Art aficionados can get their dose of self-reflection with Turay Mederic’s latest art collection. To mark his regional debut the Ivorian artist aims to read the city by creating intense personal moments carefully composed by means of rules and omissions and by luring the viewer round and round in circles.
When: On until February 2
Where: N2N Gallery, Nation Towers, Abu Dhabi, n2n-gallery.com


Inner City Beach Party
Celebrate the weekend in the heart of Abu Dhabi with Le Méridien’s Inner City Beach Party this Friday. With DJ Chis Delaney, whose CV includes opening for artists like Craig David and Klingande,  on decks, you’re bound to dance the night away. Entrance is free so be sure to get there early to secure your spot on the dance floor.
When: Friday, January 15, 6pm till late
Where: Wakataua Terrace, Le Méridien Abu Dhabi, +9712 644 6666, lemeridienabudhabi.com

Sinfónica de Galicia: Nights in the Garden of Spain
Get your culture fix this weekend with Sinfónica de Galicia. The evening dedicated to the writer of “Nights in the Garden of Spain” Manuel de Falla will see the orchestra perform the work of core German romance composers Richard Wagner and Liebestod before ending the night off with Johannes Brahms last symphonic masterpiece, the 4th Symphony.
When: Thursday, January 14, 8-10 pm  
Where: Al Jahili Fort, Al Ain, +971 800 555, abudhabiclassics.ae
Price: AED 30 for students, regular AED 100-300 and VIP AED 400