5 things to do today

Get a gym deal and laugh at Swamp Juice

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Saturday 23

Gym deals at The Palace: Sign up for a three-month single or couples membership and get a reduced summer rate of Dhs1,800 for singles and Dhs3,000 for couples. Benefits include a free neck and shoulder massage, 20 per cent off all spa treatments and 15 per cent off at the hotel’s restaurants.
Until August 31. The Spa at The Palace, The Old Town, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7805).

Laugh at Swamp Juice: Today is the first day of this unusual 30-minute comedy show with Jeff Achtem (winner of many awards at Edinburgh’s 2010 Fringe). It’s about life in a swamp: see bits of rubbish transform into intricate characters. The show runs until July 31.
Free. 4pm, 6.30pm and 8pm. Dubai Marina Mall (04 436 1000).

West Side Story closing night: This Spotlight Academy production of the classic musical combines the best of local talent with professionals from overseas. The show ends tonight, so see it while you can.
Tickets from Dhs135. 7.30pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.timeouttickets.com

Dance to Vibez at Trilogy: Finish your weekend by sampling some of the best hip hop, R&B, reggae and UK funk at this weekly event. Dany Neville leads the charge, supported by Brooklyn from Underground Procedures and Emtee.
Free. 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 725 8277).

Deals and drinks at the Shangri-La: If you dine in either Marrakech or Amwaj at the Shangri-La this July, you’ll get 30 per cent off your entire bill. What’s more, if you arrive an hour before your confirmed reservation, you can enjoy free drinks – hops, grapes and mixed drinks. Offer continues until the end of July.
Prices vary. 7pm. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 8888).

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