5 things to do today
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Sunday, July 8
See Rami Farook’s exhibition at Traffic: The artist and gallery director presents ‘Monitor, Issue 1’, a compilation of items he collected during a trip to India.
Free. Until July 21. Traffic, 179 Umm Suqeim Road, Al Quoz (04 347 0209).
Get fruity at Certo: Enjoy an unusual culinary concept with a three-course lunch focusing on wild berries.
Prices vary. Daily noon-3.30pm. Until July 15. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Start the week with a new happy hour: Beat the back-to-work blues with a new ‘After Hours’ discount at The Ivy, where three drinks or a bottle of grape are Dhs99 for two hours.
Free entry. 5pm-7pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 319 8767).
Try your hand at the Tomahawk Challenge: If you can finish 2kg of rib-eye steak and 300g of chips in an hour, you won’t have to pay.
Free, or Dhs690 if you don’t complete the challenge. Daily 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Terra Firma, InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Go mad at Modhesh World: This year, the little yellow fellow has moved from his usual haunt at Dubai Airport Expo to Dubai World Trade Centre. There are heaps of activities, including funfair rides and games for kids of all ages, as well as playgrounds, soft toy areas, the latest video games and a 4D cinema. It’s all indoors and is fully air conditioned, so your kids can run around the huge venue without getting heatstroke.
Dhs10 per person; free for kids under two. Open Sat-Wed 10am-10pm, Thu 10am-midnight, Fri 2pm-1am. Until August 25. Dubai World Trade Centre, (600 54 5555).
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