Last chance to see great Syrian art: Painter Mouteea Murad showcases his art for only two more days. The geometric abstractions need to be seen in person to be understood – why not stop by on your way to after-work beverages at fantastic spot The Gramercy? Free. Open 10am-8pm. Ayyam Gallery, DIFC (04 323 6242).
Chow down on unlimited kebabs: Whether you’re a devoted carnivore or a staunch vegetarian, there’s unlimited skewers for all at this weekly night. Fill up on unlimited seafood, lamb, beef, chicken and vegetables, which will keep coming your way until you’re forced to admit defeat and pop a button. Dhs135 (with soft drinks), Dhs180 (with house beverages). 7pm-11pm. Chef’s House, Radisson Blu, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Get a taste of Beirut with Big Al: Sanctuary’s Fuel Nights hosts DJs and performers from Beirut’s legendary underground club, led by Lebanese DJ Big Al. Dhs100, ladies free before 11pm. Open 10pm-3am. Sanctuary, Atlantis The Palm (04 426 0561).
Happy hour at Bidi Bondi: Celebrate the start of the weekend with 30 per cent off selected drinks for three hours, while ladies get mixed drinks for Dhs20 all night. 4pm-8pm. Al Manal Clubhouse, Palm Jumeirah (04 427 0515).