It’s Sunday again, and the wheel of life is turning again. The dreaded thought of how far away the weekend is slowly but surely creeps up on you. Right in your hands, however, is the Daydreamer: our weekly guide for fun people looking for fun things to do in Amman. Check out our picks for this week’s events and save the dates, Tipsters.
Al Khatib Salameh Nowak Trio Live @ Darat Al Funun
July 9 @ 7:30 p.m.
We’re not saying that Al Khatib Salameh Nowak Trio, is the local equivalent of Crosby, Stills & Nash, but if you’re looking to catch contemporary folk Arabic music, Darat Al Funun this Tuesday is the place to be.
Price: Free | Be sure to RSVP by messaging or calling them!
Queen at Wembley Screening @ Buffalo Wings & Rings – 7th Circle
July 10 @ 9:00 p.m.
Buffalo Wings & Rings is giving you the chance to enjoy one of Queen’s most legendary performances with a wing in hand and a beer in the other. Live out the iconic Freddie Mercury moments that inspired Bohemian Rhapsody with a bunch of friends. Make sure to ask your waiter about their all-day offer on beer buckets, as well as their after 8:00 p.m. offer on pitchers.
Noizar Live @ Ambush
July 11 @ 9:00 p.m.
DJ Noizar of Ukraine is on his way to Amman to throw a bash for the ages at Zorba this Thursday. Noizar is known for his eclectic music that compels people to drop their drinks and dance. Though this might not be an efficient cure for alcoholism, you’re at least guaranteed a long night of dancing.
Price: 10 JD
Summer Nights by the Pool @ Amman Marriott Hotel
July 8 @ 7:00 p.m.
All of Amman Marriott’s venues are banding together for an unforgettable dinner by the hotel’s pool this Monday. Attendees are promised infinite supplies of delectable goods, ranging from burgers to pastas. Pay a little extra, and you get access to bottomless bottles of wine.
Price: 19 JD ++ | Unlimited burgers, nachos, beef briskets, and other dishes.
19 JD ++ | Unlimited JR wines with Italian prosecco.
Bottomless Brunch @ District
July 12 @ 1:00 p.m.
Brunch is a sacred meal that takes place in several locations around town, but one such Mecca for brunch is District. Drop by this Friday for a delicious selection of food, and unlimited refills of your favorite drinks. Get your mimosa game on, and enjoy the live tunes in the background.
Price: 39 JD ++
Friday Sunset Food Market @ Grand Hyatt Amman
July 12 @ 6:00 p.m.
Food and sunsets, like ebony and ivory, blend together in perfect harmony. Visit the food market at Grand Hyatt this weekend and enjoy their live cooking stations, signature cocktails alongside great music fresh from the deck. You’re in luck, because they have an amazing view of the sunset lined up for you.
Price: 25 JD ++
Yoga Session @ Jadal
July 13 @ 10:30 a.m.
Had a long week? Seal your weekend with a yoga session at Jadal this Saturday. Hone your asanas in the shade of their renovated old courtyard. You’re guaranteed to detox your mind and soul from the thought of going back to work the very next day, every single day. Be sure to let them know in advance if you don’t have a yoga mat!
Price: 8 JD drop ins
Shams Table: Privilege & Oppression @ Shams Community
July 8 @ 6:30 p.m.
Shams Table returns this Monday after a short hiatus to discuss the topics of privilege and oppression. If you need a refresher on what Shams does, it groups together a couple of dozen people from various backgrounds, and has them discuss set topics over dinner. Tea will be provided for spilling.
Price: 6 JD
Film Screening: Imagine @ Shoman Foundation
July 9 @ 6:30 p.m.
Nothing like a foreign movie to get your brain juices going. Catch a free screening of Portuguese-Polish film Imagine this Tuesday for a cultured night out. The movie will be followed by a discussion where you’ll get to talk about your impressions of the piece.