Ramadan at Alserkal Avenue
Dates: 16 May – 16 June 2018
They’ve got a month filled with activities, workshops, exhibitions, and screenings this Ramadan.
OPEN TENT by CHI-KA
Sunset - 10PM | Warehouse 46
OPEN TENT by CHI-KA is back at Alserkal Avenue. This year CHI-KA has teamed up with Swiss-born chef Michael Fessler to create a culinary concept that brings together Japanese and Middle-Eastern cuisine. Yamanote, Dubai’s first Japanese bakery, will sit alongside neighbouring speciality coffee roastery Night Jar, and Mirzam Chocolate Makers, in a setting surrounded by minimalist decor, bonsai gardens, calligraphy murals, and live oud. Book at email@example.com
Tawlet Souk El Tayeb at INKED
Tawlet is a `mom’s kitchen and table” concept where cooks from different regions of Lebanon will be sharing dishes drawing from their own history, traditions, and hometown flavours. Two sittings daily from 18-24 May. Book at www.inked.ae
Alserkal Lates | Every Wednesday | 8-11PM
their galleries and creative concepts will stay open late every Wednesday. You can also catch one of their night tours at 8:30PM.
Night tours | Every Wednesday | 8:30PM
Meeting point: Outside of Nadi Al Quoz
101 Workshops | 8PM
Discover the Avenue in a new way with their latest community programme, 101 workshops. For Ramadan, 101 Workshops will take place weekly and give visitors a chance to interact with our community through free workshops, classes, trainings, or guided visits.
Each 101 Workshop takes place in the community members’ respective spaces. Limited spaces available.
21 May: Mirzam Chocolate Makers | Cocoa & Coffee: Tasting Beans
Ever wanted to truly understand the words 'single origin'? Join the teams from Zero4 Coffee and Mirzam Chocolate for a group workshop focused on understanding more about biodiversity, flavour development and how tasting is far more delicious than eating. Zero 4 sources interesting coffee beans from across the world for Mirzam's coffee counter.
Limited to 10 individuals. Register online
28 May: Techarc | Virtual Reality (VR)
4 June: Gulf Photo Plus | Creative DIY Lighting Workshop
Think outside the box and get creative using alternative lighting techniques with Gulf Photo Plus - whether you wield a smartphone, a DSLR, or a mirrorless camera. Light your subject in innovative ways using desk lamps, LED lights, and projectors. Brighten up your images with glow-in-the-dark paints, colored gels, and vibrant backgrounds to produce otherworldly portraits.
Limited to 20 individuals. Register online: http://bit.ly/2HR1w5n
11 June: CHI-KA | Design your own kimono-abaya
Curated trail | 30 May | 8:30PM
Join art writer Laura Egerton on a curated tour of the contemporary art galleries. Learn more about the current shows from the people who run the spaces and get a new perspective on the pieces on view. Register here.
Nadi Nights Pop-up Stores | Daily | Open until 11PM
Nadi Al Quoz will be taken over by homegrown boutiques and brands offering their unique products.
Red Paw Foundation adoption days | Every Saturday | 4-11PM | Warehouse 82
They’re teaming up with the Red Paw Foundation to host an adoption day for pets.
Community space timings
A4 Space | 10AM – 4PM (Wednesdays until 11PM | Fridays closed)
Nadi Al Quoz | 10AM – 11PM (daily)
For reservations and more information: