Nuqat On Tour

What: Design exploration sessions

Where: Dubai, Doha, Manama

When: end of November

For the next two years, Nuqat, the Kuwait-based NGO that aims to develop creative problem-solving skills in the Arab world will be going ‘on tour’ to identify, understand and overcome various issues facing the development of the creative economy in the Middle East.

Dubai – 18 November // Doha – 24 November // Manama – 25 November // nuqat.me

Permanent Collection

What: Art exhibition

Where: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar

When: Ongoing

Permanent collections are often overlooked due to the hype generated by short-term exhibitions. The permanent collection at Doha’s Mathaf can be savoured at any time. Works from Mathaf Collection is an ongoing series of solo exhibitions, and is highly recommended // mathaf.org.qa

Dar al Athar al Islamiyyah

What: Cultural season

Where: Various venues across Kuwait

When: thru’ May 2018

Now launching its 23rd annual cultural season, DAI has always presented a veritable selection of activities to inspire individuals from all walks of life and every interest imaginable, these activities include: lectures, concerts, educational opportunities, workshops, cultural excursions, film screenings, theatrical productions, and special events // darmuseum.org.kw

Deaf Men Dancing

What: Dance

Where: Dubai Opera Promenade

When: 6 November 2017

The UK/UAE 2017 Year of Creative Collaboration in partnership with Deaf Men Dancing, a unique and exciting dance company consisting of all-male, professional deaf dancers, will make their UAE debut presenting a special production titled “Embrace.” Entry is free of charge // dubaiopera.com

The Battle Fitness Festival

What: Fitness festival

Where: Green Island, Kuwait

When: 3 and 4 November 2017

The Battle is a two day, all inclusive fitness festival combining the infamous Super Team Cup, Athlete Games, and Saracen Race into one exciting, adrenaline heavy weekend. The Battle takes place in Kuwait annually and draws athletes from all over the Middle East and North Africa, as well as international athletes from Europe and the USA. Fun for specators, and fun in a different way for particpants // east.cpcfbattle.com