All posts tagged: creekside al fahidi

The Inside Guide IV. Dubai

No amount of guidebook research can replace local knowledge so FNND has asked locals about their city and how they interact with it. They live and work in the city and kindly provided their favourite spots. This is the third in a series, with part three focused on Dubai. So meet Dubai resident Reiner Erlings who loves the old and the new in his city. What you do for a living? I am a composer and music producer based here in Dubai. The main thing I do is to compose original music, sound design, and foley for advertising, TV and film projects, such as TV/online ads, cinema campaigns, and (short) films. I have a recording studio where I work with artists and bands from the region as a producer and mixing engineer. How long have you been living in Dubai? I’ve been in Dubai for almost nine years now. How did you end up here? I grew up in Oman, so have been coming to Dubai for many years on weekends and breaks. After going …

Sabado Coffee Club, down on Dubai’s harbour

  Sabado Coffee Club was born out of a desire to raise the standards of Saturdays by attracting like-minded people who love coffee, food and flavours. Held on the first Saturday of the month Sabado Coffee Club plays host to a selection of fantastically dazzling coffees flown in by speciality roasters from around the world… Some famous roasters, some new kids on the block and occasionally some Middle Eastern ones too. We taste the coffees, vote for the favourite and then brew the winning coffee for all to enjoy!   The Next Sabado Coffee Club will be held at the brand new cafe, Creekside. Creekside is Dubai’s newest contemporary cultural space and cafe. Its focus lies primarily on architecture, art, culture, design and heritage. Located in the heart of old Dubai, Creekside is a place of artistic expression, debate and knowledge exchange. Whether someone is to attend a workshop, or simply indulge in a cup of aromatic coffee.   So come down by boat, by car or alternatively, you may also use public transport. The closest metro station is …