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DUCTAC
Updated on 01 June 2017

Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Centre (DUCTAC) is the first modern, non-profit, cross-community creative centre in the Gulf. This flagship project was the brainchild of local theatre-lovers, art enthusiasts, artists and business people who recognised the need for an entertainment and educational centre for the community. The centre also houses an art store and library. DUCTAC hosts and produces a variety of shows, events, exhibitions, workshops and classes spanning almost every creative genre. www.ductac.org

 

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Things to check out this weekend!
The festival will be held from 9 to 11 December
The event will run from 27 to 29 May
The exhibition is on from 11 to 15 May
The show will feature 16 members performing two 25 minute long sets on 18 February
Delight in amazing dishes this week!
Some last weekend of the month fun!
The event will be held from 21 to 25 June at Expo City Dubai
The festival will be held for three days from 8 to 10 December
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Get ready for a magnificent display!
The race will be held on 16 July and 20 August and offers a 2.5km and 5km course
The band will perform in Dubai on 9 June, 20 years after their last performance here
The festival will be held till 16 October
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Make this festive season a special one with Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection
The exhibition is open till 30 June
The concert will be held on 4 February 2023 at Coca-Cola Arena
The concert will be held on 4 March at Bla Bla Dubai
If you are expecting a quiet month with not much else to do other than some me-time, then think again. The calendar this month is packed full of things for everyone to do. There are things for everyone from music lovers, fitness fans, foodies, art.
The show will be held on 9 October
The event will run from 9 to 13 March
Get ready for three amazing days of deliciousness and entertainment!
A1 and 911, popular boybands from the 90s, will perform on 22 September at The Agenda, Dubai Media City
Love Trance? This Friday night, Grab your free tickets for InnerTrance
Delight in a great show with comedians, Paul McCaffrey, Joe Larson and Meghan Hanley
Where to find free sweet treats and outings to celebrate birthdays
Enjoy a spectacular show this National Day
Cricket fans in Dubai have a lot to look forward to now that the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has kicked off in the UAE. So, if you were still wondering where to catch the big matches in Dubai, we’ve found you just the right spots
The final run will be held on 26 March
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A comedy show without getting off the sofa
The event will be held from 16 to 18 December
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The performance will be held on 25 March at 9.30pm at the Jubilee Stage
The multisensory experience will be available to the public from 23 September
The show will be held on 3 October at Coca-Cola Arena
The singer will perform on 8 October at the Coca Cola Arena
The day to night concert will be held on 11 February at Zero Gravity Dubai
The concert will be held on 4 November at Coca-Cola Arena
The lightsaber will be on display till 31 March at the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium
The solo concert will be held on 30 April at Coca-Cola Arena
Get Ready For The First World Padel League In Dubai!
The concert will be held at Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Stadium on 22 October
The festival runs until May 2023
The new season will offer new attractions, shows, shopping offers and food concepts
Time for some weekend fun
The concert will be held at Coca-Cola Arena
Make the most of the weekend!
The 8th edition of the Custom Show Emirates will run from 10 to 13 March at Expo City Dubai
Here's to an amazing weekend!
The festival will run for ten days from 12 to 21 May
Activities to enjoy this weekend!
The Coldplay concert will be held on 4 February, with the Queen showcase held on 3 and 4 March
The five shows will be held from 5 to 7 May at the Coca-Cola Arena
It is time for the long Eid holiday fun!
The set will run from 5pm to midnight on 22 April
Amazing festive markets to check out for all your winter needs!
Get ready for an amazing laughter show!
The concert will be held for two nights on 30 September and 1 October at Queen Elizabeth II Theatre
Make this May a special one with Disney Concerts!
Dance the night away on 25 February from 9pm to 2am
The show will be held on Saturday, 13 May at Movenpick JBR Dubai
Make this weekend a really fun one!
F.A.M.E., the annual event for people of determination will be held on 25 June at Dubai World Trade Centre
Amazing activities to enjoy this weekend!
Here are some fun things you can do with your family.
The festival will run from 16 to 22 March
Get ready for 10 days of non-stop laughter
Celebrate Eid with loads of fun and activities in Dubai
The concert will be held on 18 March 2023
Get ready for a tour filled with laughs
Amazing events to make this weekend a fun one!
The concert will be held as part of the Eid celebrations on 28 April at Coca-Cola Arena
The service will be included in the ticket
The concert will be held on 17 October
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The comedian will perform for one night only on 15 April at Coca-Cola Arena
The Laughter Factory May lineup is sure to fill you with laughs
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The long weekend is finally here!
Get ready for a fun event-filled weekend!
Enjoy watching amazing street artists from 8 to 20 March
As we observe the International Day of Sign Languages today, we’ve rounded up a few places in the UAE that teach sign language, so you can learn a new skill while opening yourself up to a whole new world.
The event will be held on 24 November
Go from Fri-boo to Fri-yay!
Fill your weekend with all the activities and enjoyment!
The festival will be held from 7 September to 2 October
Take a look at some of the different staycations you can try in Dubai and across the UAE.
The packages are aimed at children of all ages.
The festive season will be celebrated till 2 January 2022
Delight in up to 50% to 80% off discounts on books for 10 days
Season 28 of Global Village will run from 18 October 2023 to 28 April 2024
Let loose for the weekend!
The camping experience is available every Friday and Saturday from 2 June to 29 September
Fun activities to try over the weekend
Journeys taken by taxis has grown to their highest level compared to previous years
Time to get ready for some weekend fun!
Amazing events to make it a memorable Eid Al Fitr!
Enjoy paddling around the lagoon with dolphins!
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Enjoy an amazing performance by the artist for Eid on 23 April at Coca-Cola Arena
The award winning comedian is appearing for one night only on 25 March
Watch performances from the boyband BTS and experience Parasite live
Use this weekend as a warm up to the long holidays
Check out these iconic events happening this month in the UAE!
The concert will be held on 6 October at Coca-Cola Arena
Watch amazing fountain shows with the stunning Dubai skyline
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Enjoy a funny show this month!
Get ready for a great tour filled with loads of laughs!
Exciting events taking place around Dubai!
Take a break this weekend
Weekends are always great for some fun!
Enjoy a five-day comedy tour with brilliant comedians Ahmed Ahmed, Chris Forbes and Rick Kiesewetter
Fun activities for the weekend
The concert will be held on 19 February on the Main Stage
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Tiësto, Ne-Yo, Armin van Buuren and more are set to perform!
The one night only concert will be held on 28 April at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium
Do you love food and more food? Then this is for you. Etisalat Beach Canteen, part of Dubai Food Festival, is back for daily from 8pm onwards until 14 March. The food carnival is on Jumeriah Beach
The first week of February fun!
Create some great memories for New Year's
Cinema Akil is set to host Italian Film Week from 9 to 15 June
This year's edition will run from 1 to 6 February
The annual summer shopping event will run from 1 July to 4 September
Exciting events to enjoy this week!
The 28th edition will run from 15 December to 29 January 2023
From thrill seekers to theatre lovers, there is something for everyone this weekend!
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Time for some laughs with the Laughter Factory!
The electric concert will be held on 18 March at Coca-Cola Arena
Get ready for unlimited fun!
The singer will perform on 21 December at 8pm
The run will be held on 19 March from 7.30am
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The event will be held on 27 February
The season will shine a light on the amazing creators from writers to artists
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The festival will run from 12 to 21 May around Dubai
Sit back and enjoy watching Esther Manito, Julian Deane, Tabarak and Imah perform
The concert will be held on 30 July at The Agenda in Media City
Mums can now enjoy the ultimate relaxation with or without the children at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah
Get ready for a show full of laughter!
The musical show will be run from 13 to 15 May
Let the weekend fun begin!
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The season will run till 4 September
The concert will be held on 7 October at Coca-Cola Arena
Delight in laughs with Angelo Tsarouchas, Kate Barron and Stephen Carlin!
The ice show will be held on 6 and 7 January 2023 at Coca-Cola Arena
Time for some fun activities over the weekend
Watch comedians Andrew Ryan, Liam Withnail and Radu Isac perform!
The festival will be held from 12 to 22 May
Time for a break and some fun this weekend
The event will be held on 14 October at City Walk
Here are some things you can do this weekend!
Enjoy the weekend with a big bang!
Enjoy the matches while the kids stay entertained!
Get ready for the weekend!
The exhibition will run till 30 November
The market will open to the public from 13 October
The award-winning actor and comedian will be performing at Dubai Opera on Saturday, 7 November from 8pm onwards, and early bird tickets are available until Monday, 12 October.
The event will be held from 29 October to 27 November
Things to do this weekend when bored!
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Top things to do in Deira, Garhoud and Al Muteena.
The Noise Next Door comedy troupe is coming to Dubai on the 28 and 29 January.
Marvel in stunning fireworks this Eid Al Fitr
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The show ill be held on 5 May at 2pm at Galeries Lafayette Atrium
The show will be held on 30 October
The sale will run from 25 to 27 November
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Top things to do in Downtown Dubai, DIFC, Business Bay, Al Meydan and Dubai Design District
Fun events to do in Dubai!
Time for some weekend excitement!
Enjoy a great hub for all things gaming and comics in one place
The shows will be held on 4 and 5 March in Dubai and from 10 to 12 March in Abu Dhabi
The concert will be held on 11 March 2023
The event will be held from 8 to 13 March
Special shows will be held at Dubai Festival City at 7.30pm and 8.30pm with the Russian flag on display at 9.30pm
Activities to make the weekend worthwhile!
And you won't be disappointed.
From foot juggling, hand balancing and aerial acts, the show has it all!
Fun activities for the weekend!
Central Cee and Jorja Smith will headline at the event
Are you missing travelling and exploring new places? Even with us being confined to our homes, you can still keep discovering new places through complimentary virtual tours arranged by digital platform Google Arts and Culture.
From laughter shows, concerts and more, there is something for all to enjoy!
Your little ones will thank you.
The concert will be held on 20 November
Make your Dad feel his absolute best and show him how much you love and appreciate him!
The American rock band KISS will perform as part of their final 'End of the Road' world tour on 13 October at Coca-Cola Arena
The silver anniversary June tour has an amazing line up
Top things to do in Sheikh Zayed Road, 2nd of December Street and Al Satwa
Events to enjoy yourself this weekend!
The event will be held from 10 to 13 November
The artist will perform on 3 December
Dubai stands in line with cities like Paris, Milan, London and New York, so you can never be bored of this city. There are a million of things to see, try, and taste!
The lineup will feature Michael Gelbart, Emmanuel Sonubi and Dana Alexander
Make the most of the football tournament in the best way possible at Fanzone by McGettigan's!!
Make this weekend a great one!
The event will be held on 20 April at Pure White at Dubai Harbour
Enjoy live performances, dining, music and more
The three day festival for all things music, fashion, visual arts and sports
The event will be held on 20 May at Zero Gravity
Tine to kick of the three day weekend with some fun!
The event will be held at Times Square Center
The festival will run in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood from 15 to 24 March
The June tour will see Liz Miele, Khaled Khalafalla and Scott Bennett perform
Events to check out in Dubai this weekend
Get ready for an exciting and eventful weekend!
His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council officially opens Dubai Sports World, which offers over 40 courts and pitches for multiple sports, that runs until 10 September
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Amazing activities to enjoy this weekend!
Get ready to make the most of the new month!
Make this weekend a fun one!
Time to kick back and enjoy the weekend
Michelin-starred restaurants to feature at the return of one of Dubai's favourite events
Exciting events happening this weekend!
The shows will be held from September until November
The sale will now run a week later from 7 to 16 April
Fun events to check out this weekend!
No plans? We've got you covered!
Fun things to check out this weekend!
Discover Dubai speaks to Sharleen Spiteri, on performing in Dubai and her career with Texas
Exciting events to enjoy this weekend!
Spend this weekend having fun!
The activities will be held daily from 4pm to 10pm
Ten full weeks of Dubai Summer Surprises starts from 1 July running until 4 September
The musical will run from 3 to 12 October at Dubai Opera
Fans can enjoy meet-and-greet opportunities with the star!
Last weekend of the month fun
The song will be played from 25 to 27 March at 8pm
Activities to check out this weekend
The championships will be held from 18 to 28 October
The exciting Cirque du Soleil experience will have 11 shows from 11 to 18 January 2023
The concert will be held on 14 January 2023
The festival will be held on 9 and 10 September
The event will run from 8 to 11 June at Coca-Cola Arena
The band will perform on 2 October
The Halloween celebration will run from 20 to 31 October
Exciting events to definitely check out this week!
Enjoy sales up to 90% off from 26 to 28 May
The concert will be held on 27 November
Get a chance to win free tickets on purchase of the 330ml Coca Cola special edition cans
The venue will be open from 8am to 1am during Ramadan
The concert will be held on 23 December at Sheikh Rashid Hall at Dubai World Trade Centre
Get ready to turn those frowns upside down at the at The Selfdrive Laughter Factory August tour!!
Six comedians over 10 shows with two separate lineups
The 10-hour festival will be held on 20 August
The show will be held on 3 September at the Coca Cola Arena
Exciting events to check out
The three-day exhibition will be held from 28 to 30 October
More chefs announced to appear and 15 top restaurants confirmed.
The show will begin from 18 June
The event is held from 7 to 17 July
The festival will be held from 15 December to 29 January 2023
Enjoy amazing dining options and live music sessions and performances!
Amazing events to make this weekend a great one!
Time to make the weekend interesting!
The concert will be held at the Coca Cola Arena on 26 August
Delight in unending giggles with a great lineup of Mike Marino, Laura Hayden and Robby Slowik
The festival will run from 15 December 2021 to 29 January 2022
The digital show will transform the artworks of the 12-year-old artist, Karolina Sávolt
The hub will run from 1 April to 21 September
Three shows will be held at L'Alliance Française and at Skylight at Arjaan By Rotana
The event will be held from 18 to 20 March
Unmissable events in Dubai!
Make this month one full of beautiful memories!
Fun events to check out in Dubai!
Fun activities for the weekend
Fun activities to curb boredom this weekend!
The show will feature live entertainment, aerialists and special effects and lighting
The 90-minute show features 23 artists performing their signature dances
Brilliant events that are sure to make the month a fun one for all!
Get grooving with the amazing West Side Story musical!
The Christmas show at Festival Bay is held daily till 28 December at 7.30pm
Exciting events to try out
Fun events to enjoy this weekend!
Dining, staycations and more for Mother's Day!
The artist will perform on 27 March
The event will run from 31 March to 9 April at Sound Stages, Dubai Studio City with up to 90% off on various books
The August tour will feature Nick Guerra, Lisa Curry and Jack Jr
Fun events to enjoy this weekend
Top things to do in Dubailand, Motor City, Sport City and Green Community
Time for some weekend cheer!
Dubai’s longest-running comedy night has announced a new lineup for October with three international acts taking the stage at different venues across the city. 
The festival runs from 12 to 22 May
The exhibition will be held till 30 October
DSS is returning for over nine weeks of amazing sales and entertainment
The show will run from 21 to 26 February 2023 at Dubai Opera
Comedian to make his Dubai debut in March.
Three shows will run over 2 days on 10 and 11 June
Make the weekend a fun one!
Amazing activities to do over the weekend!
Kylie previously performed at the resort's grand opening in 2008
With a 6 day holiday you have time to enjoy a well-deserved break
The concert will be held on 30 September
The show will be held on 26 December at Sofitel Dubai Downtown
Make the most of the amazing National Day weekend
The concert will be held on 8 June at Coca-Cola Arena
Eventful things happening over the next seven days
The concert will be held on 12 December
Enjoy watching movies and Ramadan markets this year
Time for endless weekend fun!
A round up of some exciting things to do over the next 7 days starting from this weekend!
Now that Iris Dubai will be moving back to its Meydan location tonight, 5 October, we can tell you for sure that you wouldn’t be running out of things to do anytime soon.
The triathlon will be held on 2 October
Fun things to do this weekend.
The event will be held on 4 November
Top things to do in Bur Dubai, Karama, Al Mankhool, Al Jaddaf and Oud Metha
Time for some festive fun throughout December!
The Laughter Factory is back for more laughs!
Fun activities for the weekend
Get excited for festive fun!
Spend the weekend the right way!
Top things to do in Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), Emirates Living, Jebel Ali, Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)
A sachet of lettuce seeds are included with each Happy Meal
Great events for the weekend
The festival will run up to 30 January 2022
The event will run on 26 February at Media Rotana Hotel in Barsha Heights
The shows will be held on 6 and 7 May
Time to get up to some fun this new year!
Events to check out this month!
The concerts will be held at The Agenda, Media City
The firework show will be held at 10pm at Dubai Festival City Mall
Say goodbye to 2021 having fun with friends and family!
Enjoy an active break with these fun things for kids to do this summer.
The concert will be held at the Coca Cola Arena on 28 October
Awesome events to enjoy in Dubai!
The tournament will be held from 8 to 16 December
The show is divided into three sections highlighting the work of each artist
First weekend of May, time for fun!
Time to break out the fun shoes for this weekend!
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