Without a permanent home but with lots of laughs and good cheer, the Laughter Factory brings to Dubai and elsewhere in the region professional stand-up comedians from the U.K.'s Comedy Store. Monthly shows can be racier than you might expect in the Middle East. Locations include the Address Dubai Marina, Bonnington Jumeirah Lake Towers, and Crowne Plaza. Aviation Club, Crowne Plaza, Jambase, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi, and Zinc.