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Destination #TGIT: What’s Going On, Sharqiya?

Destination #TGIT: What’s Going On, Sharqiya?

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)

Instagram: ddartgallery


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)

Instagram: sasca_dmm

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)

Instagram: enjoy_saudi


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

Instagram: enjoy_saudi

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)

Instagram: scitech_edu

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)

Instagram: kalimatliterary

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)

Instagram: vox_cinemas_ksa

Web: ksa.voxcinemas

People of interest 

Jwa Band

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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.

Instagram: jwaband

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)

Instagram: teabucksksa



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