If there’s one thing that brings you pleasure in its simplicity, it’s being in the moment with others around you. Whether you’re one for dining, dancing, exercising or having an intellectual dialogue, there’s something for you to look forward to this week. Fill up your calendar with these interesting happenings, let go and give into the power of a collective experience.
The Monday Night Sessions @ The Living Room
November 19 @ 8:00 p.m.
If you haven’t yet heard, Monday blues have left the building and the Monday Night Sessions are now in town. Kickstart your week with a heavenly dose of digital music and give into the hypnotic power of creative sounds. This chilled-out evening brings you two local DJ performances in a relaxing ambience.
Luis and the Amigos Live @ Buffalo W&R Khalda
November 21 @ 9:00 p.m.
You can never go wrong with a live performance and a laid-back dinner. Empty your calendar Wednesday night and relax in the pleasant experience of a simple dinner and a show. Luis and the Amigos, a Spanish-Arab cover band, are bringing you an evening full of smooth melodies to ease you into a better day. Supported by Amstel-JO.
Price: 10 JD | Redeemable from your bill
Arnabeat Live @ The Corner’s Pub
November 23 @ 9:00 p.m.
One great way to celebrate differences is by bringing them all together, and if there’s one band that knows how to do that best, it’s Arnabeat. Bending oriental and western classics to their favor, this four-member band has built a global reputation for itself. Head this Friday to Corner’s and experience their influence firsthand. Supported by Amstel-JO.
Price: 15 JD | Includes a free beer
My Aunt in Sarajevo @ The Rainbow Theatre
November 18 @ 7:00 p.m.
For all of you film fanatics out there, the Royal Film Commission is hosting a screening of the short drama, “My Aunt in Sarajevo”, this evening. The compelling story behind this production is tied closely to the director’s personal narrative; as he fled to Sweden from a war-torn Sarajevo and thereby wanted to show his own two daughters the city as he remembered it. For more info, click here.
Shams Table // Home and Homeland @ Shams Community
November 19 @ 6:30 p.m.
Shams Table has made it their mission to provide you with a safe space for dialogue, where you and other minds can discuss the world’s challenges and brainstorm solutions for them. By sharing a meal and a conversation with your fellow attendees, you’re bound to feel a sense of community and relief. This Monday’s talk goes about ‘Home and Homeland’. For more info, click here.
Price: 6 JD | Includes a pleasant meal
Thursday Night Pottery/ Wheel Throwing Tryout @ Creative Art Center Amman
November 22 @ 5:00 p.m.
Ever wanted to try out wheel throwing but didn’t know where to go or who to take with you? Well, you don’t have to worry so much about any of that. Creative Art Center is hosting a one hour session for beginners to try out the art of wheel throwing in a laid-back setting. You and a bunch of artistic souls will probably bond over this fun clay-play. For more info, click here.
Price: 20 JD | Does not include a final piece
The Launch of Fanzeen Issue 1 @ FADA 317
November 24 @ 7:00 p.m.
Who of you grew up with a love for comics? If you did, you probably know that feeling of diving into an aesthetic world full of narrative illustrations. Fanzeen is launching its first issue with 12 stories illustrated by talented local artists. Support them this Saturday; one book sells for 4 JD.
Wonders of Whirling Workshop with Rawan @ House of Dreaming
November 23 @ 3:00 p.m.
The art of the whirling dance is a delicate journey into the mind and spirit, guided by the combined power of music and movement. Based on the fundamental condition of our existence (that is: to revolve), this exploration of consciousness in all its levels and forms aims at bringing you intentionally and consciously closer to the basis of your being. For more info, click here.
Price: 15 JD | First come first serve
Kizomba Dance Workshop @ Prana Space
November 24 @ 7:00 p.m.
Kizomba is an African dance that’s both rhythmic and sensuous in its expression.The word itself translates to ‘party’. It tends to be sung in Portuguese and is in a way a form of ballroom dance. Let Dima guide you in this Saturday workshop, and learn from her the beautiful technique of this pleasant dance. For more info, click here.
Price: 15 JD | If you’re a lone wolf
12 JD | If you bring a friend
Into the Wild – Yoga and Wandering in Wadi Rum @ Wadi Rum
November 23 – 25 @ 8:00 a.m.
The city often takes its toll on your psyche, and one great escape from the industrial noise is Wadi Rum. Shams Community and Shadana Yoga are joining their forces in hosting a 3-day yoga-journey into the self. Where better to be one with the cosmic energies than in the humbling silence of the desert? For more info, click here.
Price: 190 JD
As always Tipsters, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team