Get away for a live-aboard dive trip: Join Al Boom for a live-aboard dive trip to Musandam. Departing on Thursday evening and returning on Saturday, the trip includes six dives, food, soft drinks and accommodation in air-conditioned cabins. From Dhs1,600. Departs Thursday 6pm at Dibba Port. Al Boom Diving, Al Wasl Road, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 342 2993).
Tuck into crêpes and waffles:
Freshly made crêpes and waffles will be available from a live cooking station in the Lobby Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai from today. Take your pick of either sweet or savoury crêpes with your choice of fillings, or opt for a waffle. Dhs35 each. 4pm-7pm. September 22-24, 29-30. The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai (JBR), Al Sufouh Road, Jumeirah (04 399 4000).
See an avant-garde beatbox act:
Bunty, aka Kassia Zermon, is part of UK-based collective Beatabet. Head to Traffic tonight to hear her unique harmonies, using just her voice, body and an FX pedal. Free. Show starts 8pm. Traffic, Umm Suqeim Road (04 347 0209).
Electronic sounds with Xpress 2: This English electronic and dance music trio will hit popular club night Taboo at Trilogy tonight. Dhs130; Dhs100 before 11pm. 9pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 624 5751).
Feast on succulent steaks: Media One’s fun barbecue is a good way to unwind for the weekend (especially considering South Africa’s national Braai Day is coming up on September 24). There will be salad, carpaccio and steak tartar stations, grilled-to-order steaks and accompaniments, all served on the terrace. Dhs199 (food only), Dhs279 (selected house beverages). Thu 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).