5 things to do today

Thursday 12

See Italian artisans in action: To celebrate almost 90 years of success, fashion brand Gucci has invited its Florentine artisans to the store today to show fans how they hand-craft the luxury leather goods.
Free. Call for exact timings. Gucci, Fashion Avenue, The Dubai Mall (04 339 8712).

Go drumming: Make a racket and release the week’s tension by bringing your family along to these weekly drumming events, where you’ll learn everything you need to create lively music. Sessions last about 45 minutes.
Free. Thu 7pm, 8pm and 9pm; Sat 4pm, 5pm and 6pm. Dubai Festival Centre, www.festivalcentre.com/events.aspx (04 311 6536).

Catch the last of the laughs: This is the final instalment of The Laughter Factory this month, featuring jesters Ian Coppinger, Mark Maier and Chris McCausland.
Dhs130. Show starts 9pm. Grand Millennium Dubai (04 429 9999), www.timeouttickets.com

Don’t miss the next foam party! The promoters at Chi have now thrown bunny girls into the foamy mix. We imagine they’ll be wearing rabbit ears and… hopping?
Dhs100, free for ladies before midnight. 10pm. Chi@The Lodge, Oud Metha (04 433 79470).

Enjoy a Michelin-starred meal: Book yourself a special gala dinner hosted by Michelin-starred French chef Pascal Ginoux.
Dhs565 (includes grape-based beverage pairings). 7pm-midnight. Rodeo Grill, Al Bustan Rotana, Garhoud (04 282 0000).

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