Say hello to August Tipsters! It’s a fierce month, and nothing says fierce like getting out there, being social, event hopping and working on yourself. From learning something new, working out, exposing yourself to new music or exploring delicious food, whatever kind of event might float your boat, we’ve got a little something-something for you to do to kick off August right!
OUM @ Al Balad Theater
Sunday, July 30 @ 9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
OUM is a fantastic singer from the Kingdom of Morocco. A star in her own country, she’s collaborated with well known artists and is a judge on Morocco’s The Voice. She released her new album, Soul of Morocco, in France which got her the critical acclaim and international media that is well deserved. With Gnawa and Hassani rhythms of the Sahara, fused with the soul and jazz music of her taste, are truly worth a listen. You bet her performance at Odeon Theater this Sunday is a definite must-do if you’re an eclectic music lover!
Price: 7 JD
The New Escobar Night @ Pyro
Monday, July 31 @ 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Inspired by the infamous man himself, the New Escobar Night at Pyro is all about that latin fever. Spend the night listening to the sexiest live latin music and enjoy a wide range of offers on various latino-inspired drinks and dishes made especially for you. It’s going to be hot and spicy and something tells us you’re gonna feel like a gangster in good ol’ Medellin, Colombia.
Price: 20 JD
FROLIC LOOP @ Crowne Plaza
Friday, August 4 @ 6:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Frolic Loop Presents Zone+ ALL DAY I DREAM and is at it again! This outdoor event is going to be filled with an awesome sound system blasting hot tunes and creating sick vibes. With Etchar and Fuzz, and powered by AMSTEL-Jordan…you know it’s going to be good. The event is open to those who register, so make sure to check out their page for all the info. Make a day of it and spend the day at the pool and enjoy the main event around sunset. Make sure to dress in something that will make it easy for you to get down and move to the beat.
Price: 15 JD or 35 JD Pool Package
ShareYourBeat @ Hackmanite
Monday, July 31 @ 7:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Share Your Beat is a new initiative supporting music lovers every Monday at Hackmanite! With a fresh face and different genre every week, DJ’s will have a chance to showcase their beats and creativity. This Monday, DJ B-Side will be dropping some hot tunes from the 80s. Happy Hour will be from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and the vibe is going to be awesome. So if you’re down to explore some new music, then this venue and event is definitely one for the books.
Price: 15 JD
MadHatter Guitar Clinic @ Mlabbas
Thursday, August 3 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Interested in an autopsy? How about a lyrical one? This event will be an evening with Tareq Shalabi aka the Mad Hatter. You’ll hear a wicked guitar solo, followed by a demonstration and break down of iconic rock/metal guitar riffs. You’ll go on a brief history about the evolution of the electric guitar and uses through genres. Plus, you’ll get technical tips and tricks for novice guitar and bass players alike! Feel free to ask your questions and get some much desired answers.
Mixed Capoeira Class @ Chi Center
Tuesday, August 1 @ 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ever been curious about the Afro-Brazilian art form that combines music, movements and martial arts? This is your chance! The class is open to beginners and is free. Learn about the movements that make up this amazing martial art. It is known for its quick and complex maneuvers, predominantly using power, speed, and leverage across a wide variety of kicks, spins and techniques. It’s also a genuinely cool way to get some exercise.
Price: 5 JD Donation
Fighter Course 101 @ SheFighter
August 5 – 29 @ 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
For the first time at SheFighter, the academy is creating a specialized course to teach you how to fight! You’ll learn how to use safe training guards and practice the techniques with your pattern. You’ll learn how to get out of ground choke holds, hair grabs, attacks and more. Much, much, more! You don’t need to have any prior experience, as the class is catered to beginners. Plus, you’ll be trained by Black Level and Jujitsu Fighter Batoul Jacket, and Gold Level Fighter Enas Khalifeh. Space is limited so get yours fast!
Price: 130 JD
New Salsa & Tango Course @ Roberto Dance Academy
Sunday, July 30 @ 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
How about un poco de latin dance? We know you’ve fantasized about doing a sexy tango or shake your hips to the sick beats of the salsa. If so, you’re in luck. Roberto Dance Academy is hosting a free tryout class for both dance styles! That means you can give one or both a shot, and you if you find yourself vibing to the music, you can sign up for their upcoming course! Take a partner or not, one isn’t needed and neither is experience.
Samba and Afro-Brazilian Dance Workshop @ Jadal for Knowledge and Culture
Monday, July 31 @ 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Jadal for Knowledge and Culture in collaboration with Luciana Meinking are happy to host an amazing Samba workshop! Inspired by the rich dancing culture in Brazil, Samba has radiated from the vibrant streets of Bahia to the colorful carnival parades of Rio. The workshop is meant for both male and female beginners who love dancing and would like to learn some basic samba and Afro-Brazilian steps. As a practitioner of Capoeira Angola, Luciana is very passionate about music and dancing. What better way to learn?
Price: 7 JD
On the Moon Workshop Ages 3-9 @ Haya Cultural Center
Saturday, August 5 @ 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Got a little one that dreams of being an astronaut? Then this workshop is for them! Explore the ways in which moon craters are formed, how to design your own space shuttle and more…it’s a workshop literally out of this world. ‘On the Moon’ will give participants to test moon stones, know more about the planets, and replicate Jackson Pollock’s artwork and form their own galaxy! Sign your kid up for this enriching experience that will unlock the universe of their mind and curiosity.
Price: 15 JD
Intro to Fashion Design – Teens 13-18 @ Design Institute Amman
August 5 – 9 @ 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Have a teen dreaming of fashion? Well, if so why not sign them up for a fun, 5-day Fashion Design Workshop taught by instructor Edelina Joyce? The workshop is set up to give those interested in fashion design an introductory look into the design process, which will result in the design development of their own capsule collection, and the creation of their own textile surface designs. They’ll learn all about the latest in techniques and basic how-to’s to make their dreams come true. Check out the page to register and sign up!
Price: 200 JD
What are you waiting for Tipsters? Stay curious and go forth into the events!
The Tip n’ Tag Team