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  'The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others' - Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Scout Movement  
UAE residents prefer locally sourced produce, survey says
Residents are more inclined to buy local produce as farmers continue to expand their output of fresh fruits and vegetables for local consumption, according to a new report published by the Abu Dhabi Farmer’s Services Centre. >>
 
Aviation expansion to give some lift to UAE economic growth
The growth in international passengers at Dubai’s main airport over the past decade has also given other industries from tourism to retail a boost, and they are expected to continue to thrive on the aviation sector’s expansion this year even after the recent plunge in oil prices, economists said. >>
 
UAE flights to Baghdad suspended after FlyDubai plane hit by gunfire
Civil aviation chiefs on Tuesday ordered UAE airlines to halt all flights to Baghdad after a passenger jet came under small-arms fire as it landed in the Iraqi capital. >>
 
Call for more cervical cancer screening across UAE
All Middle East countries should follow the UAE’s example and set up cervical screening to prevent the second-most prevalent cancer among women, a leading health expert says. >>
 
Australian foreign minister discusses national security with UAE officials
The UAE is a powerful voice in condemning extremist acts and a strong partner in the coalition fighting terrorism, the Australian foreign minister said on Tuesday. >>
 
Emirati woman first to take on job traditionally reserved for men
An Emirati woman who is the only female crane operator in Khalifa Port says she is “confident and proud” of her role. >>
 
Etihad Airways, Emirates Airline holding recruitment days in February
Job seekers take note - Etihad Airways is holding 11 recruitment days during February as it aims to attract new cabin crew. >>
 
Gulf states facing cardiovascular disease epidemic, doctors say
Cardiovascular disease is soaring in the Arabian Gulf while it declines in western countries. >>
 
UAE entrants offer positive alternatives uses for drones in competition
Detecting landmines in former conflict zones, giving archaeology buffs a better look at digging sites, and helping to redevelop slums – all are examples of using drone technology for good. >>
 
Get a recap ( Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge Rolls Into Al Ain : January 18, 2015)
Zayed National Museum is key to UAE’s identity, speakers say
Zayed National Museum will play a central role in furthering the UAE’s national identity.
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Kevin Spacey skips SAG awards to watch his Arab students perform in Sharjah
Kevin Spacey couldn’t make it to Los Angeles to accept his Screen Actors Guild Award on Sunday, because he had committed to being more than 13,000 kilometres away, in Sharjah, to watch an Arabic play put on by young theatre students he had spent two weeks personally mentoring.
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The strange journey of the Indian miniatures to be displayed at the Louvre Abu Dhabi
Veteran collector and filmmaker James Ivory explains what happened when he went looking for a Canaletto. It led him to the world of Indian miniature paintings and the people who would have a huge impact on his life and career.
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Two television shows, one goal – to revive Arabic poetry
Sultan Al Ameemi is the editor-in-chief of Million’s Poet magazine, a monthly publication on poetry, literature and cultural heritage. He is also associated with two television poetry competitions that are broadcast on Abu Dhabi TV – as a judge on Million’s Poet and as a member of the higher committee for the Prince of Poets.
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A musical tribute fit for The King
You might expect an Elvis impersonator to be slightly over¬zealous, with an obsession bordering on ¬mania. Rob Kingsley meets these hopes, reeling off facts about The King. Ahead of his performances in Dubai and Abu Dhabi – tributes to Presley, who would have turned 80 this month – he tells The National why he loves his job.
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Guggenheim Abu Dhabi’s Seeing Through Light exhibition extended until March
The Celestial Light section at Guggenheim Abu Dhabi’s Seeing Through Light exhibition – which has been extended until March 26 – is causing a splash at Abu Dhabi’s Manarat Al Saadiyat gallery on Saadiyat Island in more ways than one.
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Islamic art centre featuring historical pieces opens in Abu Dhabi
An Islamic art centre opened in Abu Dhabi on Monday to a large crowd eager to view its historical pieces collected from around the Muslim world.
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Souq Al Qattara

Don’t forget to visit the Souq Al Qattara’s weekly Friday Market where you’ll find traditional handicrafts and other items from over 30 local artisans available to buy. The Souq opens from 4pm to 10pm each Friday afternoon. It also operates from 8am to 1pm and from 4pm to 10pm on Thursdays and Saturdays.


"Thursday"
Lebanese night in Al Rikab Restaurant at AESGC’s Equestrian Club from 11pm to 3am. Dh165

Arabic Levant Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm: Dh125.

Family Dining Night in Amblers Restaurant at the Rugby Club, AESGC from 5.30pm with 20 per cent discount on food.

‘Moodz in the City’ in Moodz at the Al Ain Rotana from 11pm to 1am with special beverage deals and free entrance for ladies.

Taste of Thailand in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 11.30pm; Dh149++ including soft drinks.

Seafood Night with ‘Drink for a Dirham’ in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm. Dh160++;

Dh85++ for kids 6 to 12. Also, Teachers Night in Horse & Jockey with buy one, get one on selected beverages from 5pm to 7pm.

Lebanese Night in The Glass House, Ain al Faida One to One from 11pm to closing. Also, Arabic Night in Zaitounah, same hotel from 11pm to 3am.

Seafood Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm. Dh130++.

 
"Friday"
Jazzy Brunch in Zest at Al Ain Rotana with live music by a saxophonist plus free-flow bubbles. Dh159++: from 12.30pm to 4pm.

Al Rikab restaurant at AESGC’s Equestrian Club serves a Buffet Lunch from 12.30pm to 4.30pm for Dh85 and, in the evening, Al Rikab hosts Khaleeji night from 10pm to 3am.

Brunch in Elements Restaurant at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana from 12.30pm to 3.30pm: Dh119++.

Surf and Turf in Flavours Restaurant at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm with live cooking stations and kids’ activities: Dh185 including house beverages; Dh145 including soft drinks.

Palm Green Restaurant at the Golf Club, offers Friday brunch with a range of enticing dishes from 11.30am to 4pm, Dh80.

The Ain Al Faida One to One offers a Taste of Beirut lunch in Glass House Restaurant from 2pm to 5.50pm: Dh99++. Oriental Night in the same outlet from 11pm.

Arabian Night, with ‘drink for a Dirham’ in Arabesque Gardens, Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm. Dh125++. Also Karaoke Night in Horse & Jockey at the same hotel from 7pm to 9pm.

Hi Five Night in Al Ain Rotana’s Moodz from 7pm to 3am. Dh100 entrance for gents with two beverages and free entrance for ladies along with special beverage deals.

Moroccan buffet night in the Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel. 7pm to 11pm Dh111++.

Mediterranean Buffet Lunch in Le Belvedere Restaurant, Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet from 12.30pm to 4pm; Dh145. Also Mediterranean Buffet in the same restaurant from 7pm to 11pm: Dh145.

Moroccan and Khaliji Night from 11pm to 3am in Zaitounah at Ain Al Faida One to One.

In Shooters Restaurant at the Shooting Club, from 7pm to 10.30pm, it’s Seafood Night: Dh135.

 
"Saturday"
Teachers and Nurses Brunch in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 12.30pm to 3.30pm: 20 per cent discount plus free entrance to the pool for both professions. Dh149++ .

Brunch in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana from 12.30pm to 3.30pm: Dh109++.

It’s Mexican Night in Palm Greens Restaurant at AESGC from 6pm to 10pm. Dh65 plus special beverages at Dh15.

In Al Rikab Restaurant at the Equestrian Club, AESGC, it’s Ladies Night from 10pm to 2am. Free entrance for ladies with a free drink and Dh50 entrance for gents including a drink.

Tex-Mex Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 10.30; Dh149++ including soft drinks.

Sports Night in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort from 8.30pm and 1855 Black Angus Beef special.

Football Weekender in Moodz Al Ain Rotana from 3pm to 10.30pm: bucket deals.

Ladies Night from 5pm to closing in The Glass House at Ain Al Faida One to One.

 
"Sunday"
Roast Night in Palm Greens Restaurant at AESGC’s Golf Club, from 6.30pm to 11pm. Dh75.

Bingo, Curry and Hop in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort from 8.30pm with 1855 Black Angus Beef special.

Football Weekender in Moodz, Al Ain Rotana from 3pm to 10.30pm with bucket deals.

DJ Party at the Duck Lake, Ain al Faida, One to One Hotel from 11pm to 3am: Free drinks for ladies; Dh50 entrance for men including a drink.

 
"Monday"
R&B in Horse & Jockey in Danat Al Ain Resort from 8.30pm. Also Pizza and Pasta Night in Luce at the same hotel from 7pm; Dh145++.

Family Monday in Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club from 5pm to 9pm, with 25 per cent discount on F&B.

Arabic Music Night in Al Rikab Restaurant, Equestrian Club, AESGC from 10pm to 3pm. Free entrance for ladies and one beverage; Dh50 for gents including a drink.

BBQ and Steak Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana. Dh168++ including house beverages, 6.30pm to 10.30pm.

It’s Teachers’ Night at the Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel. A special buffet from 6pm to 11pm for Dh69++.

Karaoke Night with prizes in The Glass House, Ain Al Faida One to One from 9pm to closing.

Bingo in Paco’s at Hilton Al Ain from 8pm to 11pm.

 
"Tuesday"
Member’s Tuesdays in the Golf Club’s Palm Greens Restaurant from 7pm to 11pm with 25 per cent discount on F&B for Golf Club Members.

Asian Night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm. Dh125++, kids 6 to 12, Dh65++.

It’s Quiz Night in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort with DJ Mike Greaves from 8.30pm.

The Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel hosts Candles Night – romantic dining with piano background music for Dh90++. 7pm to 11pm.

Serata Italiana Night at Zest in Al Ain Rotana. Dh149++ including unlimited grape, from 6.30pm to 10.30pm.

Skewer and Tandoori Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm: Dh125. Also, Blues, Jazz and Funk Night in Paco’s from 9pm to 1am.

Arabian Night in Moodz, Al Ain Rotana from 10.30pm to 3am.

 
"Wednesday"
Sushi Night at Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club from 6.30pm to 10.30pm. Dh75.

Seafood Night including live cooking station, in Zest at Al Ain Rotana, from 6.30pm to 11.30pm, Dh195++.

Asian Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm: Dh125.

Italian Trattoria in Luce at Danat Al Ain Hotel from 7pm: Dh99++. This is followed by R&B Night with 2 DJs in Luce, from 11pm. Also, Ladies Night in Horse & Jockey from 8.30pm.

Moroccan Night in Al Rikab Restaurant, AESGC’s Equestrian Club from 10pm to 3am. Free entrance for ladies with a free drink and Dh50 for gents with a free drink.

Hoteliers & Industry Night in Moodz at Al Ain Rotana: free entrance and discounts for hoteliers and their guests on presentation of ID, from 10.30pm to 3am.

Indian Curry Night for Dh35 in Amblers Restaurant at the Rugby Club, 6pm to 10pm and Quiz Night with DJ Chalkie from 8pm.

Hoteliers and Industry night in Moodz at Al Ain Rotana.

Mediterranean Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm. Dh105++.

 
"SPECIAL HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK"
January 29, 2015

Casa Romana at Hilton Al Ain presents a French five course menu paired with grapes for Dh195++ (Dh165++ with soft drinks).

January 30, 2015

Paco’s at Hilton Al Ain is staging Fridance! tonight with a DJ and the party continues till 3.30am.
 

SONG OF THE SEA
Saoirse is a child who is the last of the selkies, women in Irish and Scottish legends who transform from seals into people. She escapes from her grandmother's home to journey to the sea and free fairy creatures trapped in the modern world.
PADDINGTON
A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.
 
BLACKHAT
A furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta.

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