Your week ahead
SUNDAY Baghdad 1920
XVA Gallery, Dubai
An exhibition by Iraqi artist Halim Al Karim makes its debut in the UAE. Consisting of two series: Liberators and Witness from Baghdad – they work together to deliver Al Karim's potent political messages.
- Call: 04 353 5383
MONDAY Yoga with Vishwas Chhabra
Festival Marina Helipad, Dubai Festival City
Organised by the Emirates Arthritis Foundation, this weekly one-hour class starts at 5.15pm and costs Dh40 per session.
- Call: 04 423 1470
TUESDAY Sustainable City
Gallery of Light, Dubai
This project, created by students from the American University in Dubai, illustrates challenges of a threatened environment and how urbanisation can be overcome.
- Call: 04 341 4777
Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Centre
George Orwell's classic story is told with a brand new twist by British performer Gary Shelford. He will act out the story single-handedly, using nothing but a wooden box, some creative sound effects and physical and vocal dexterity.
Runs until January 16. Tickets cost Dh100
- Call: 04 341 4777
The Laughter Factory Zinc, Dubai
The Laughter Factory continues with comedians Duncan Edwards, Jim Tavare and Mark Walker. Show starts at 9pm, and tickets cost Dh115.
- Call: 04 355 1862
Sho Cho, Dubai Marine Resort
DJs Dion Mavath and Chris VJ spin a selection of uplifting house tunes. n Call: 04 346 1111
The Comedy Club featuring Jon Lovitz and Hal Sparks
Madinat Arena, Dubai
The American funnymen perform in Dubai.
Tickets cost Dh250, but dinner packages are also available.
- Call: 04 433 4911
iLL Communications presents Silicone Soul
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Scottish house and techno duo Craig Morrison and Graeme Reedie touch down in Dubai.
From 10pm. Tickets cost Dh100
- Call: 050 725 8277
Assymetri Restaurant, Radisson Blu Hotel, Yas Island
A selection of fresh seafood is on offer, starting from Dh130 per person, including drinks.
- Call: 02 656 2000
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