Top 5 things to do this week


1 Mohamad Hamami and Sharq Orchestra. A group of 50 musicians get together to premiere Stoyan Stoyanov debut oriental composition, Dubai Dreams, at the Madinat Theatre tomorrow. Tickets Dh175. Call: 04 366 6546

2 Rafaello Ossola. An exhibition of paintings by the Italian artist in collaboration with the Art Attack Gallery is on show until tomorrow at the Natuzzi store on Sheikh Zayed Road. For details, call: 04 338 0777

3 Ed Hardy 2008 Catwalk World Club Tour. The fash pack may say it isn't time for a new season, but why miss out on some funky new trends? From 10.30pm at The 400 on Tuesday. Call: 050 342 3811 for details

4 The Laughter Factory. Simon Bligh, Tony Woods and Keith Farnan play in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday and in Dubai on Wednesday and Thursday. For tickets and details, call 04 355 1862

5 Dubai Dance Festival. A two-day cultural celebration of various dance forms in a musical show. Thursday and Friday at the Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre. Tickets Dh175 at