From activations to featured films, delicious food to futuristic pods - each moment of programming is meant to inspire, nourish, and entertain.
Friday, March 30
This gourmet infusion will spoil you for choice and take you on a culinary journey that mixes a South America and the Middle East. If you’re stuck between tacos or burritos, you can choose something in between with the endless choice of food creations.
Moto Dancers are the first in the Middle East and the only Afrobeats dance crew in the UAE. Their unique style is based on African dance and culture but includes so many different styles and fusions. Moto Dancers at the moment are teaching their own dance classes in Dubai and touring the world to teach in other countries. Catch their performance at Rise DCH on stage for the big closing weekend of March 30th. And don’t miss your chance to learn some Afrobeats from them during their dance workshop. They will definitively get you off your seat!
8:00 - 8:25 PM
Paint with Love with Artist Majida
MContribute to the art of Rise! Artist, Majida Nasreddin will be guiding you in painting very large canvases to be gifted to the UAE in celebration of the year of Zayed! The final products will be displayed at Rise! Brought to you by MyFkra.
Watercolor Painting with Artist Valia
Valia Abou Alfadel is an artist specializing in watercolors hailing from Syria. Her gallery exhibitions and editorial work all exude her vibrant expression of beauty and love. Join her and fall in in love with watercolors!
pop up market
MyFkra is the first Middle East Hub for Arab Creative Women. It's a organization that seeks to aid each ambitious and proactive woman into transforming her business idea into reality. The are bringing the retail brainchildren of women from the region to the Pop Up Market at Rise! Brands LK Fashionline, Ayabel & Zeya, BulinoDubai, Businka Dolls, Faten Fashion Design, Hawwa, Jumbo, Kinky Cloth, Mix & Match, & O Concept, Olove Soap, Oolwa, Ortusu Home Accesssories, Roones, SB Chic, Sikasok, and YT By F will be there!
Penguins of Madagascar
The most elite penguin spies ever hatched join forces with a chic undercover organization known as the North Wind. Led by highly trained, handsome and arrogant Agent Classified, this special inter-species task force must stop a many-tentacled villain from destroying the world. Brought to you by Reel Cinemas. PG
9:00 - 11:00 PM
Saturday, March 31
This Emirati concept serves 'traditional-meets-modern' takes on Arab dishes. Funky and trendy, they specialize in Chai Karak, an oldie-but-goodie indulgence of Dubai. If you haven't experienced it yet, Karak House is the place to try it this weekend at Rise.
pop up market
Don't miss the chance to see this awesome act! Anupam Nair on vocals and guitar, Mohsin Khan on rhythm and guitars, Hisham Ghanem on percussion, and Kurt Rozario on keyboards and base bring you very cool Bollywood twists to covers and their own content to the stage. Not to be missed!
Hatha Ismi brought to you by MyFkra
Bringing a fresh twist to the Arabic language, Hatha Ismi will give a workshop aiming to instill love of the Arabic language in the hearts of children and introduce them to the culture of the past in a modern context. "This is My Name" is a book that tells the story of a child who has forgotten his name and begins an interesting adventure to search for lost characters, where he meets many unique characters. Brought to you by MyFkra.
Director, Photographer and Cinematographer, Tareck Raffoul will teach you composition and shooting techniques, how to find light and add light to portraits, close-ups, product and food photos. He will also delve into which apps to use and how to combine them creating the perfect Instagram theme. These tips and tricks are not to be missed!
5:30 - 6:30 PM
Luis Malabara the Juggler
One of the regular acts at Rise, Luis Malabara has been entertaining and exciting the crowds since the beginning of the season. Your kids will love the juggling wonders of Luis. He can toss anything with the best of them. Don't miss this fun-filled family entertainment.
Reel Cinemas presents young Peter Parker, under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, starting to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. Peter must soon put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges to threaten everything that he holds dear. PG-13
8:45 - 10:45 PM
MONDAY highlight - 26th
Mama Italia Happy Hour
Oven-baked pizzas, traditional noodles, roasted garlic, and all sorts of Italian goodies are available at Mama Italia's Happy Hour. Get 20% off!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
thursday highlight - 29th
Movie Screening: Fate of the Furious
Reel Cinemas is bringing a movie to Thursday nights at Rise! Watch the latest Furious movie where the crew has found some semblance of a normal life. They soon face an unexpected challenge when a mysterious woman named Cipher forces Dom to betray them all. Now, they must unite to bring home the man who made them a family and stop Cipher from unleashing chaos.
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
thursday highlight - 29th
Juice Lounge Happy Hour
Get 20% off of all your juice orders! Juice Lounge is providing an organic approach to Happy Hour for all you health Geeks. Enjoy a fresh beverage at Sunset at Rise Dubai Creek Harbour.