February is a special month, but its’ events aren’t confined to Valentines Day. Who doesn’t like to find reason to celebrate? This week you can do just that. From enjoying the musical varieties of different cultures, learning a new dance, exploring Amman’s neighborhoods, to enjoying some delicious food and great offers with the family, we’ve got you covered.
Cuban Classical Music @ NOFA Creative Space
Tuesday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m.
In the mood for a little heat this week? Head over to listen to the zesty Classical Cuban musical tunes of Jose Castillo and Gloria Sarria this Tuesday. Mingle pre and post show in the cozy space and enjoy the chilled out Latin vibes.
Price: 15 JDs
SemaZen Album Launch Concert @ The Haya Cultural Center Theater
Thursday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Nothing is as good as positive music for the soul. This Thursday night, revel in the musical talents of Rawan Roshni and Atef Malhas, who will be releasing the SemaZen Album, in collaboration with Jeena Haddadin and Fuad Gritli, among many others. The launch party is sure to inspire some positive vibrations this season! Tickets are available at the door, or at Turtle Green or JoBedu.
Price: 15 JDs for Front Row Seats & Signed Album from Turtle Green and JoBedu
10 JDs at the door only, with an album copy.
Jadal Live in Concert @ The Haya Cultural Center Theater
Friday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m.
For those with an inclination towards Rock and Roll, Jadal has you covered. One of the first Arabic rock bands in the region, Jadal merge cultures, languages and are breaking ground with their unbiased tunes and lively performances. Tickets are sold at www.karasi.com.
Price: Early Bird 12 JDs, at the door 15 JDs
Running Amman: Run #152 @ Stop & Shop
Friday, February 10 at 7:45 a.m.
Want to get in some exercise this weekend and have the chance to meet some new cool peeps? Running Amman is organising a neighborhood run this sunny Friday morning starting at Shop & Stop on Paris Circle in Al Weibdeh. Post run, the group will discuss brunch options for a little extra incentive.
Barre Workout Workshop @ Freeway Dance Studios
Friday, February 10 at 7 p.m.
Thinking of getting in shape for the upcoming summer but want to try something new? Why not check out the Barre Workout Workshop? This high-energy fusion workout combines Pilates, Dance, Yoga and Cardio. Using the barre, it’s an easy, low-impact workout that targets your muscles, is choreographed to great music and burns crazy calories! Pre-registration via Facebook required.
Price: 10 JDs
Barbed Wire Exhibit @ Darat Al Funun
Monday, February 6 at 6 p.m.
If you’re more of the art gallery type, Raed Asfour will be presenting his Barbed Wire exhibit at Darat Al Funun, exploring the way in which barbed wires cut through the Arab world. The exhibit addresses wires set up to create segregation, prevention and fear while distorting our images of the world and the beauty of the earth.
Blessed Benefit Movie Screening @ Prime Cinemas Abdali
Monday, February 6 at 6 p.m.
Films are windows into other interpretations of realities, and if you’re interested in experiencing a narrative dark-comedy feature, then check out Blessed Benefit. Blessed Benefit is a Jordanian feature film by Mahmoud Al Massad, showing at Prime Cinemas in Abdali Mall, in cooperation with Mazaj FM, Radio Dahab, and The Royal Film Commission, in the presence of HRH Princess Rym al-Ali. The pre-show reception will be followed by a discussion with the director afterwards.
Classic Ballet & Gymnastics Try Out Class @ Roberto Dance Academy
Wednesday, February 8 at 6 p.m.
Ballet…the go-to answer for children’s “what do you want to do when you grow up?” question. Who doesn’t love a tutu and a pair of pointe shoes? Take your kid to a free Classical Ballet & Gymnastics try out class at Roberto Dance Academy this Wednesday. If all goes well, the academy is offering a free month to start your child’s dance journey!
Family Friday @ Il Pizzaiolo
Friday, February 10 at 1-5 p.m.
The best way to bring the family together is over a good meal, and what better fan favorite than pizza? Head over to Il Pizzaiolo’s Abdoun branch this Friday and take advantage of their Family Friday offer. You get 20% off the final bill and the kids eat for free!
Price: Free for Kids, 20% Off Bill
Keep on keeping on, Tipsters!
The Tip n’ Tag Team