Just when we started getting used to the sunny days, talk about clouds coming out of nowhere! That’s no reason to pout or get back into the winter doldrums. On the contrary, there’s no better way to say our final goodbyes to winter than with some banging events. Let’s put on those coats on for what we hope will be the last time, get ready for a little rain to wash away whatever dust has been laying around and enjoy the events that Amman has to offer!
Luis and The Amigos @ Buffalo Wings & Rings
February 26 @ 8:00 p.m.
When it comes to fusions and good music no one does it like Luis and the Amigos. Head down to Buffalo Wings and Rings and indulge your ears with a fusion of music genres, Luis’s husky vocals and the band’s rhythmic beats! Sing along to their Spanish-Arab tunes knowing that it’s all going to a good cause! The band will be playing for the benefit of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation and Center, where 20% of proceeds will be donated.
Con Picante Duo – Latin Dance Night @ Maestro Restaurant and Bar
March 3 @ 9:30 p.m.
Nothing says sexy like a shaking it to a few good Latin tunes! So slip on your dancing shoes and dance off the hectic week with some Latin flavor delivered to you by the Cuban Con Picante Duo.
Price: 5 JD
Cuban Classical Music Night @ NOFA Creative Space
February 28 @ 7:30 p.m.
Escape Amman for a little while with a night of Cuban music. Showcasing three Cuban musicians and singers, playing the piano, trumpet, and bongo. Kick back and embrace the chilled out vibes and cozy atmosphere.
Price: 15 JD / One free drink
Amman Poetry Slam @ Book@Cafe
February 26 @ 7:00 p.m.
Make some noise in the world by using your words and your voice! This Monday be part of a slam event and let your voice be heard beyond cultural, social, political, and economic boundaries. Perform or watch others use words and influence thoughts.
Price: 5 JD
Friday Brunch @ ThreeSixty
March 2 @ 12:30 p.m.
Love international buffets? Nothing says brunch like the gorgeous ThreeSixty view combined with seafood on ice, premium BBQ grills, live stations, exquisite desserts and a wide selection of beverages. No need to worry about the kids, they’ll be having their own fun with the face painters, balloon-shapers, and cooking teachers keeping them occupied.
Price: 25 JD ++ / including soft drinks
Make Something From Nothing: Arabic Kohl and Msakhan @ Urban Bedouin Hostel
February 26 @ 5:00 p.m.
Are you intrigued by the Bedouin culture? Join host Hamada Wolf in bringing the knowledge and skills of his ancestors, that have survived for centuries in the emptiness of the Arabian dessert by making everything they needed from basically nothing. This event will focus on making the famous Arabic Kohl, followed by the preparation of the famous and ever delicious dish, Msakhan.
Price: 10 JD / Including the materials for Kohl production, a bottle of Kohl and dinner (vegetarian/vegan options available)
More Than Just Burger and Beer @ V Lounge & Restaurant
February 28 @ 6:00 p.m.
What better way to spend a Wednesday than with all you can eat burgers and beer? Enjoy unlimited Angus burgers and unlimited beer, whilst swaying to the amazing voice of Omar Shukri and the Jazz Band. If meat isn’t your thing, the veggie burgers are a must-try!
Price: 30 ++ JD
Holy Smokes @ Bonita Restaurant
February 27 @ 7:00 p.m.
Are you drooling at the thought of some tender beef melting in your mouth as you bite into the smokey goodness of BBQ? This Tuesday head down to Bonita and feast on some short-ribs, BBQ wings, beef sliders & brisket served straight off the grill till 11:30 p.m. or until they’re sold out! Hurry up and book your spot.
Price: à la carte
Meditation Weekly Theme: The Amazon Forest Walk @ Salt Cave
February 28 @ 8:00 p.m.
In need of some peace and harmony? Escape from the stress and worry that surrounds your everyday life. It’s time to detoxify your mind, body and spirit. There’s no better way to do that than at the Salt Cave!
Price: 10 JD
Dance Moving Meditation @ Namaste Zone
March 2 @ 4:30 p.m.
Ready for some deep self-healing? This ecstatic dance session is a transformational space for healing through freeform expression and movement. Join this session to replenish your mind and body with the precious energy needed to respond to daily tasks and challenges.
Price: 15 JD
Capoeira Classes @ Chemisty
March 3 @ 6:00 p.m.
Ever been curious about the Afro-Brazilian art form that combines music, movements and martial arts? This is your chance! Learn about the movements that make up this amazing martial art. It is known for its quick and complex maneuvers across a wide variety of kicks, spins and techniques. It’s also a genuinely cool way to get some exercise.
Price: 10 JD / Drop-in
30 JD / Monthly
Dawn of Recovery @ Jasmine Hourse Art & Food
March 3 @ 6:00 p.m.
From Yemen to Syria, Iraq and Palestine, thousands of people have lost their lives and many more have had them torn apart. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has given war victims a chance at life again by providing specialized reconstructive surgery, physiotherapy and mental health counseling at its hospital in Amman. In recognition of more than 10 years of reconstructive surgery for victims of war in the Middle East, join this unique and touching photo exhibition.
Ali Amr “Prevarication” @ Orient Gallery
February 25 @ 10 a.m.
Ali is one of the few artists who demonstrates the manifestations of lines in a basic sense in his works. He has embraced a more abstract, expressionist style, letting go of any learned conventions, blending his figures until they become one with the background. Head down to this art gallery and be mesmerized by how this artist uses art to embody a more physiological concept of a person, feelings and lifestyle.
As always Tipsters, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team