Feel the blues in Century Village or enjoy English fare at The Ivy
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on April 24:
Feel the blues in Century Village: Soak up two days of blues and more at this two-day mini-festival, with music from Dave Ferguson, Micheal Roach and Sandi Thom. Free. 9pm. Until April 25. Century Village, Garhoud (04 282 4122).
Forge new business contacts: Get your business cards out and meet professionals from all industries. Companies can also showcase their products. Register online. Free. 7.30pm-11.45pm. Pure Sky Lounge, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Residences, JBR, www.meetup.com/gcc-business-council (04 319 7822).
Admire Emirati artworks: Emirati artists Khalid Al Banna and Noor Al Suwaidi collaborate for this art show. Al Banna’s work documents his perception of historic events such as the Gulf War and 9/11, while Al Suwaidi explores dreams and reality. Until April 27. Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 425 0400)
Enjoy English fare at The Ivy: One of Dubai’s most quintessentially English eateries (and also winner of the best European award for 2014) has devised a set menu, available this week, all in aid of St George’s Day. Dhs200. Daily noon-11pm. Until April 26. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 319 8767).
See a one-man stage show: Stage and TV actor James Gaddas brings one-man musical Billy Bishop Goes To War – a piece about a Canadian fighter pilot – to Dubai. Dhs100. April 24-26. The Fridge, Al Quoz (04 347 7793).