Don’t miss Diana King live: The Jamaican singer-songwriter known for hit song ‘Shy Guy’ will play reggae and dancehall. Free for ladies before 5pm. Dhs100 for all at the gate or in advance before 7pm, Dhs150 thereafter. 2pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 399 5000).
See The Lady: In support of International Women’s Day, you’re invited to a truly inspiring story of a woman who not only stands for herself, but an entire nation. The Lady is about the peaceful quest of Aung San Suu Kyi who is at the core of Burma's movement. The screening will take place at thejamjar at 7pm on 7 March. RSVP on Facebook (www.facebook.com/events/395714540602682) and come and share your femthusiasm.
Feast on Italian food at C.taste: This menu promotion for March features four cheese ravioli, beef lasagne with polenta chips and more. Priced à la carte. Daily noon-11pm. Until March 31. Centro Barsha, next to Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 704 0000).
Check out Dubai Canvas: The annual 3D art festival is currently running at The Beach, giving you another excuse to head down to the al fresco mall, where you’ll get to see a number of optical illusions created by participating artists. Free. Until March 7. The Beach, JBR, www.thebeach.ae (05 2899 9973).
Discover the world of women’s film: Watch short movies made by women on issues such as gender equality, followed by Q&As with experts such as Emirati breast surgeon Dr. Houriya Kazim. Register online for tickets. Free to attend. 3pm (Health in Focus screenings). Vox Cinemas, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha; 8pm (Gender Issues screenings). Vox Cinemas, Mercato Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.wowmiddleeast.com (04 455 8561).