5 things to do today

Go mad for mussels or catch Janet in Abu Dhabi

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Thursday 13

Go mad for mussels at The Wharf: Mussel night returns at this traditional British pub. The weekly meal deal means you can get stuck into black-pot mussels with a side of fries and garlic bread.
Dhs100. Thu 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Wharf, Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).

Catch a film in the pool: Brother Bear is a moving animation with Shamanic undertones that’s worth a look for adults. As an added bonus, you can enjoy it tonight while relaxing in Dubai Polo Club’s pool.
Dhs35 for adults, Dhs20 for kids. 7pm. Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, Arabian Ranches (04 361 8111).

See Janet Jackson in Abu Dhabi: She’s won six Grammys and this is her sixth world tour, so we think it’s well worth the drive to Yas Island. At time of going to press there were still tickets left.
From Dhs265. Doors open 7pm. Yas Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.thinkflash.ae.

A slice of Stereo Sushi with Afrojack: The international club night arrives at N’Dulge, formerly Sanctuary, with a headline set from Dutch house DJ Afrojack and warm up from local discmaster Tim Kay in the arena. Expect deep grooves in Nobu Lounge from Dulce, another local spinner, while Virgin Radio’s Ali Mak will play commercial party tracks on the terrace.
Dhs100, free for ladies before 11pm. Mixed groups only. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis the Palm (04 426 0561).

Catch Kerri Chandler at Trilogy: The renowned deep house DJ arrives from the US to play a headline set in the main room.
Dhs100 before midnight, Dhs130 after. 9pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 624 5751).

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