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The Daydreamer – Simple Pleasures

 Throughout our lives, we get so consumed with our jobs and things that come with leading a life in the 21st century that we don’t notice how long we’ve gone without enjoying the simple things. This edition of The Daydreamer is all about the things that make us rich on the inside, things that leave us with memories and feelings that will last us a lifetime.

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Spring Collection of Jordanian Artists @Jacaranda Images

Till May 30th at 10:00 a.m.

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A showcase for emerging and established Jordanian artists! Jacaranda is showing paintings, photographs as well as a collection of limited edition prints, showcased till May 30th. The exhibit features a wide range of work from various Jordanian artists on all sorts of different forms and mediums.

Nawal Abdullah’s “Art For Hope” Exhibition @Nabad Art Gallery

Till May 31st at 10:30 a.m.

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Under the patronage of HRH Princess Wijdan Al-Hashemi, Nabad hosts a special exhibition of recent paintings by Jordanian artist Nawal Abdullah. Her recent collection stands for itself and in itself. “Talking of frivolity, let it be frivolous; for me it serves as a process and a vehicle of gentle release, a graceful letting go of what was, is and what will be, simply being in the moment which creates joy—a joy which I celebrate and do not apologize for” says Nawal Abdullah of her work. Don’t miss out on viewing Nawal’s latest inspired collection featured at Nabad Art Gallery.

RUST: Hani Hourani @Foresight Art Gallery

Till May 31st at 10:00 a.m.

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Rust is not just an exhibition; it’s an attempt to reflect in the transformation of objects around us. They cannot die; they continue to reinvent themselves in various shapes and forms” claims Hani Hourani. The artist captures the beauty of aging objects with rust; as it shows history and heritage. Things that have history, that have changed in color and shape represent more than just old age, they tell stories and express emotions that they’ve been through over time. Catch this inspired exhibition showing at Foresight Art Gallery by local artist Hani Hourani before May 31st!

Food Drink

Maki Yourself Happy @Trattoria

May 10th & 14th at 8:00 p.m. 

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Every Saturday and Tuesday you can head down to Trattoria at Al Qasr Metropole Hotel for All You Can Eat Sushi! Previously held at Oobe that is now being renovated, they’ve decided to move the Sushi party upstairs to their Italian outlet. Their Sushi night usually holds a nice variety of Maki rolls, Sashimi, Nigiri Sushi and more.

Platters Matters @The Bank

May 15th at 7:00 p.m.

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Get 50% off on all platters at The Bank every Sunday, in their weekly promotion “Platters Matters”. Share a platter with friends, where you can have an assortment from their large appetizer menu. It’s a sweet deal for a night out with friends where you can nibble on chicken tenders, cheese balls, quesadillas and much more. Offer stands every Sunday from 7:00 p.m. all the way till closing time.

Cocktail Night @La Calle 

May 14th at 6:00 p.m.

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When you just haven’t made peace with the fact that the weekend is over, you can head down to La Calle and drink up some more! Get 50% off on ALL cocktails all day, at their branch on Rainbow St. where they have happy hour all the way till 8:00 p.m. too. Enjoy a drink or a few at their outdoor terrace over-looking old Jabal Amman, while listening to great music and enjoying great food.

Kids events

Jr. First Lego League @Zain Innovation Campus 

May 13th at 10:00 a.m.

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Bright Engineers is bringing your kids ages 6-9 years old this brain-teasing competition, where they will be challenged with problems that they will need to solve within a team… using Lego! If you have a kid that is bright, creative and loves playing with little building blocks then head down to ZINC this Friday morning, register now through this link, to guarantee your spot in the competition.

Story Telling: Eloisa, The Lazy Princess @Instituto Cervantes

May 20th at 4:30 p.m.

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“Story of the Month” will be held with the occasion of the Quarter Centenary of the passing of Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes. Instituto Cervantes have a very special story to tell the kids, under the name: “Eloísa, the Lazy Princess”. Don’t miss out on this story telling event, where kids can listen to an inspiring and educating tale of the Lazy Princess at Insituto Cervantes!

Puppet Show @Queen Rania Park

May 20th at 6:00 p.m.

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This Friday at Queen Rania Park, a puppet show will be held for kids to learn and enjoy, starting at 6:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. Kids and parents get to enjoy the show and visit the beautiful outdoor park, where they have a huge space to play outside. This event is organized by the Amman Municipality and is public for anyone to attend, free of charge.

The Diary of Hind and Odai @Haya Cultural Center 

May 19th & 20th at 9:00 p.m.

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The kids choir of Dozan Wa Awtar “Atfal Dozan” will be performing live in concert at Haya Cultural Center for two days in a row! Their upcoming concert is titled “The Diary of Hind and Odai”, purchase your tickets now through Karasi.com

Ticket Price: JD 10

Till next week, Tipsters!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team