It’s that time of week when we release our list of events in Amman. Whether you’re looking for outdoor activities, places to eat, or things to do after work hours are over, the Tip n’ Tag Team has you covered. Between the open air carnivals, meditation sessions, dialogues and live performances, your calendar will be spruced up and ready to be checked off. Start your mark, Tipsters!
Flow Art Fire Jam Session @ House of Dreaming
September 22 @ 7:00 p.m.
Ever been to a carnival and seen flow art performers in their element, and all that came through your mind was “wow”? Wow is right. Whether you’re a fire juggler, hula hooper, musician or a newbie to the trade, this event is for you. House of Dreaming is hosting a night full of magic and flow this evening. Grab your flow toys or your friends, but make sure to let the organizers know beforehand if you’re performing.
Price: 2 JD | Fuel provided for anyone who wants to play with fire
The Triplet Code Live @ Murphy’s Pub and Garden
September 24 @ 8:00 p.m.
What’s a three word term for unadulterated blues and rock n’ roll? The Triplet Code. One of the finalist bands of Local & Live is coming to Murphy’s stage this Tuesday to bring you sounds of the golden days. Their energetic performance will surely satisfy your inner rock n’ roller. Is it free karaoke if you’re singing along the whole evening through?
JR Wine Crawl: Vol. 5 @ JR The Wine Experience
September 24 @ 6:00 p.m.
Think you can outdrink your friends? Well, there’s one way to find out, really. JR Wines are organizing their fifth wine crawl this Tuesday, and are providing a big red bus to pick you up and drop you off at every selected wine destination. Starting at their homes base at Abdali, your night will only be as dry or sweet as the wines you drink. Check out the event to get a better idea of what they have in store.
Price: 15 JD | Includes seat on the big red bus, and a JR discount for every drink you have at the organized stations.
*Buy your ticket here, or pass by JR The Wine Experience
PlayStation Corner @ Buffalo Wings and Rings Khalda
September 25 @ 2:00 p.m.
Forget about the gaming centers in Rabieh for a minute and get in on this baby. Buffalo is hosting a gamer’s event this Wednesday, and it’s well thought out! With a playstation corner ready to host you and your friends, your chance at having a great hump day just got better. Grab a partner, and ready your thumbs! It’s going to be hardcore.
Tito’s Carnival ’19 @ Bisharat Golf Club
September 27 @ 2:00 p.m.
The time for open airs isn’t over yet! If you’ve been feeling nostalgic about Jameson, you’re in luck, because Tito’s is here to the rescue. Coming bigger and better for the second time around, this year’s carnival is everybody’s Friday plan. Games, food, delicious handmade cocktails and live performances are all expecting you to be there. Not to mention, it is a dog friendly event!
Price: 15 JD | Early Bird
25 JD | At the Door
*Make sure to purchase your ticket by registering online, or visiting one of the selected outlets
Underrated Album Launch @ Al Shams Theater
September 27 @ 7:00 p.m.
Watching the local performers’ scene grow and expand is a rewarding experience. Kazz Torabyeh is launching his new album, Underrated, this Friday evening. Sharing the stage with him will be a few of your favorite artists, including Luteka, Shouly, Al Rawi, Amer AlTaher and more! Make sure to get your ticket early, from Dali, Jo Bedu, or Turtle Green.
Price: 10 JD
Fork & Cork Italian Wine Evening @ V Lounge
September 25 @ 8:00 p.m.
Wine evening? Wi-not. Everybody knows that one of the main things to do in Amman is drinking, so why not do it in style? V Lounge has designed a selected menu of Italian delicacies paired with the finest of wines, the “Piccini” to bring you one step closer to your vacation mode. Music, wine, and prime meat carvings anticipate you this Wednesday in an evening full of regretless gluttony.
Price: 35++ JD
Centro Cookout @ Centro Brasserie
September 28 @ 12:00 p.m.
Can you believe it’s been 15 years since Centro first welcomed its patrons? In celebration of their teenage anniversary, they’re hosting a BBQ cookout this Saturday afternoon, continuing to make every rumbling stomach content. International award winning BBQ Bros will be collaborating with the Meat Master for a delicious cookout, so keep your stomachs empty and your eyes hungry. Learn more about the event, and make a reservation.
Price: 10 JD
Deep Relaxation Meditation @ Thea Soul-Chology
September 23 @ 8:00 p.m.
The fastest way to clearing your mind and ridding yourself of anxiety is meditation. If you’ve never mastered the art, or are simply interested in being surrounded by a group that shares your same wavelength, pass by Thea Soul-Chology this Monday. Guided by yogini Nora Al Nobani, you’ll reach inner zen in a matter of minutes.
Price: 7 JD
*Free for Thea club members
Yoga Retreat In Wadi Rum @ Yoga Jordan
September 26-29 @ 8:00 a.m.
A three day retreat to Wadi Rum is just what the mind needs. Add to that yoga and an energizing group of people, and you’ll have yourself reborn. Yoga Jordan have planned a three day itinerary starting Thursday for those who are interested in realigning their chakras and centering themselves. Between the hiking, yoga, campfire sessions and the desert dunes, you’ll be rejuvenated in no time. Learn more about this event and the yogis.
Price: 170 JD | Includes lodging, dining, and transportation.
Cycling Wadi Rum @ Cycling Jordan
September 27-28 @ 10:00 a.m.
If you thought running on the desert sand was a hard enough task, you probably never cycled through! Join Cycling Jordan this Friday in their organized trip to Wadi Rum and discover the magical desert on two wheels. This two day cycling adventure is just what your quads needs before winter comes in heavy. Make sure to learn more about the event and guarantee your spot!
Price: 65 JD
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser @ Shoman Foundation
September 24 @ 6:30 p.m.
Directed by Werner Herzog, The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser is a German film that revolves around the life of a young man who had suddenly appeared in Nuremberg, year 1828. His curious case draws in the viewers as they learn about his captivity and early life. Hosted this Tuesday by Shoman Foundation, the screening of the film will be followed by an engaging discussion. Make sure to find a seat early.
*No kids allowed, 17+ age appropriate
Gender Expressions Session @ Jadal for Knowledge and Culture
September 28 @ 6:00 p.m.
A dialogue session solely curated for the women in Amman, Gender Expression is one of the many events dedicated to the female experience in Jordan. Hosted by Jadal for Knowledge and Culture, this initiative highlights topics around gender and the female identity in a socio-political sense. Drop in to join the conversation and explore the concept of “femininity” in a safe space.
As always Tipsters, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team