Top 5 things to do this weekend
1 JOURNEY TO MECCA This National Geographic 3D production about the story of Ibn Battuta shows today at 6.30pm and 9pm at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. Tickets are only available through a SMS draw. Call: 02 690 9000
2 THE LAUGHTER FACTORY This month's comedy fest features Paul Sinha (pictured) Andre Vincent and Andy Askins. Catch a show tonight from 9.30pm at the Courtyard Marriott, Dubai Green Community. Call: 04 885 2222
3 SALSA DANCE COURSES A brand new course for the new year begins tomorrow from 9pm at the Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre. Dh650 for the whole course. Call: 050 696 3520 or visit Ritmo-de-havana.com
4 ABU DHABI CLASSICS International conductor Maxim Shostakovich's debut with London's Philharmonia Orchestra features his father's Fifth Symphony. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. Tickets from Dh250. Call: 02 690 9000
5 SOLUNA CHILL-OUT SESSIONS Spend a relaxing end to the week at Mina A' Salam's Layali Tent with chilled-out tunes and amazing beach views. From 6pm until 11pm. Tickets cost Dh80 after 7.30pm. Call: 050 874 6972
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