19 THINGS YOU PROB­A­BLY DIDN'T KNOW WERE HAP­PEN­ING IN THE UAE* THIS YEAR *BUT ARE JUST ABOUT TO FIND OUT

WHICH FA­MOUS LE­BANESE NIGHT­CLUB IS OPEN­ING IN DUBAI? WHAT NEW BUILD­ING IS SHAPED LIKE A BOOK? WHY IS HE­STON BLU­MEN­THAL’S SIG­NA­TURE DISH SO SPE­CIAL? READ ON. THE AN­SWERS MAY SUR­PRISE YOU…

What's On (Dubai) - - WHAT’S COMING? -

01 THIS MU­SI­CAL IS ENOR­MOUS…

… and it’s com­ing to Dubai Opera this au­tumn. An­drew Lloyd Web­ber’s Phan­tom Of The Opera is largely re­garded as one of the most pop­u­lar mu­si­cals in the world. It’s won more than 70 ma­jor the­atri­cal awards, in­clud­ing seven Tony Awards on Broad­way. It’s also the long­est run­ning show in Broad­way his­tory. Tick­ets go on sale this month. Get them while you can. q dubai­opera.com

02 THE LOU­VRE ABU DHABI IS GET­TING COM­PE­TI­TION

It’s been a stun­ning ad­di­tion to the cap­i­tal’s cul­tural land­scape, so could its suc­cess spur the launch of an­other long-awaited cul­tural at­trac­tion on Saadiyat Is­land, Guggen­heim Abu Dhabi? While no of­fi­cial com­ple­tion date has been given for the Abu Dhabi out­post of the New York art mu­seum, we’re hop­ing we’ll see at least some progress this year.

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