We all need a little variety in life… a little spice. This week, embark on a cultural exploration and experience events that will add a little more flavor to your routine. Whether that is the flavor of Jordanian vocals, the taste of local produce, the artistic inner workings from a neighboring country, or the dance from faraway lands, we’ve got you covered.

Music for Amman @ Al Hussein Cultural Center

Friday, March 3 @ 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Want to explore the local rock scene? This Friday, head to the Al Hussein Cultural Center for a pastiche of three local Jordanian bands. Random House, Blues O’ Bantaloon and Jabal al Mareikh will be performing their music and rockin’ out! Personal advice from the organizers…make sure to have fun! Tickets will be available at The 70’s in Jabal Elweibdeh and Makan Cafe in Jabal Amman.

Price: 10 JDs

Jeena Haddadin & The Jazz Group @ O Six Gastro Lounge 

Saturday, March 4 @ 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Inclined to listen to a little bit of soul music this weekend? For those of you seeking musical events, O Six is hosting Jeena Haddadin & The Jazz Group, playing live this Saturday! In the words of Nina Simone, “Jazz isn’t just music…it’s a way of life. It’s a way of being, a way of thinking.” So think, be and live it up! Tickets will be sold at the door and include a free drink of your choice.

Price: 10 JDs

Inkography by Saddam Jumaily @ Dar Al-Anda Art Gallery

Sunday, February 26 @ 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

For the second time, Dar Al-Anda is hosting renowned Iraqi artist Saddam Jumaily and his exhibition, Inkography. The work revisits the artist’s exploration into humanity and the way in which we communicate with each other, mirroring events in our own lives. Filled with striking boldness and monochromatic tones, this exhibition is sure to spark some interesting conversation. Due to popularity, the show will run till March 6th.

Price: Free

Invisible Exhibition @ Nabad Art Gallery 

Monday, February 27 @ 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

The first solo exhibition of Jordanan artist Fadi Haddadin is set to take you on a trip. This local artist is launching his first show “Invisible”, to take you on a journey of the construction and deconstruction of space through color. Most noteworthy is the playful manipulation of pictoral elements and content. So strap in for an explosion of visual stimulation. The exhibition will continue through to March 19th.

Price: Free

Nour Al Barakah Saturday Market @ Princess Iman Garden

Saturday, March 4 @ 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Few things are more enjoyable than spending time walking through a market on a beautiful Saturday. Bringing people together, Nour Al Barakah’s Saturday Market will be offering fresh local produce sourced straight from the farm, organic and artisanal foods, hand-crafted goods from local artists, organic compost and more. And while you’re there, enjoy other events like grabbing a cup of fresh coffee and some tasty BBQ while kids play in their own special kid’s corner. Most of all, support your local community and discover what they have to offer!

Price: Free

Bollywood Dance Workshop with Bollywood Star! @ Tempo Dance Academy 

Monday, February 27 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

Need a little Bollywood in your life? For the first time in Jordan, Bollywood Star Varun Mishra is offering an authentic Bollywood dance workshop at Tempo Dance Academy! Rather than staying in your comfort zone, learn something new and maybe live out those Bollywood dreams…you know you want to! Events like these come once-in-a-blue-moon, so make sure to pass by the academy to book your spot today! All levels are welcome.

Price: 15 JDs

As always, stay curious Tipsters!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team