Hello Sharqawies! Here’s what’s happening in Sharqiya this week.
Events of the week
Raksh Art Show
For all the art lovers out there
A 3-day event showcasing different art pieces from multiple artists within the region.
Dates: June 27 – June 29
Time: 5 PM
Entry Fee: 25 SAR (sold at Desert Designs)
Location: Desert Designs, Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques Rd., Aqrabiyah, Khobar (See link)
A collective Fine Art Exhibition
With 12 different female artists in Sharqiya, this 5-day event will exhibit the works of creative artists.
Date: June 27 – July 1st
Time: 6 PM – 10 PM
Location: Abdullah Alshaikh Art Hall,
Saudi Arabia Society for Culture and Arts, Al Athir Dist., Dammam (See link)
What to do
A perfect family event – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Take your family this weekend and enjoy attending a theatrical play; a lively stage show, inspired by the events of the famous Snow White story.
Date: June 27 – June 29
Time: 4:30 PM – 10 PM
Location: King Abdullah Cultural Center, Al Nakheel Rd., Mutrafiyah Dist., Jubail (See link)
Are you a movie lover? Have you always wondered how films are made? At Reportage Hidden Cinema tricks, optical illusion, and many more tricks that will be revealed.
Date: June 27 – July 6
Time: 5 PM – 11 PM
Location: The land opposite of AlRashid Town Square, King Saud Rd., Al Qadisiyah Dist., Al Mubarraz
Where to go
The Scientific Dome Program at Scitech
Watch IMAX scientific movies for the month of June at Scitech. These movies include Wild Africa, Journey to the Space, The Enchanted Reef, and Oceans.
Date: Throughout the month of June.
Time: Different timings, 45 minutes per each movie.
Location: Scitech IMAX Cinema, Corniche Rd., Khobar (see link)
Ithra – Kalimat Literary Open Meeting
Any bibliophiles around here? Kalimat Literary group is hosting a discussion on the book When Days Get Harder, For writer Wafaa Khalid. The meeting is open for males and females.
Interested? Register through the link on their account.
Language used: Arabic
Date: June 27
Time: 6 PM – 8 PM
Location: King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, Ithra Library, Ring Rd., Gharb Al Dhahran (See link)
Must See Movie at the Cinema
Sharqawies, don’t have plans this weekend? Well, now you do! We finally have a Cinema in town. Enjoy the latest movies at Vox Cinemas in Dammam, at West Avenue Mall.
Our recommendation: Men in Black: International
Book your tickets through the website.
50 SAR Standard Ticket
70 SAR IMAX Ticket
Location: West Avenue Mall, Omar Ibn Al Khattab St., Faysaliyah Dist., Dammam (See link)
People of interest
One of the Sharqiya-based bands that are impacting the music scene. Jwa are an Indie band based in Dhahran, usually performing live music at multiple events and locations; adding some cool vibes to the community.
Restaurant to try this weekend
All the way from the UAE, teabucks is now open in Dammam!
Serving delicious breakfast daily, in addition to great lunch options. Don’t miss out on this newly-opened restaurant.
Hours: 7 AM – 2 PM.
Location: Prince Mohammed bin Fahd St., Al Shati Dist., Dammam (See link)