5 things to do today

Take a culinary journey across Persia or meet European artists

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Monday 21

An aloe vera ritual: This month’s package involves an exfoliation, a gel body mask and a moisturisation, all designed to soothe, cleanse pores and hydrate and tone. A red rose facial complements the ritual. Afterwards, why not lounge by the pool for the afternoon?
Dhs580 for 135 minutes. Club Olympus Fitness & Spa, Hyatt Regency Dubai & Galleria (04 209 6802).

Take a culinary journey across Persia at Shabestan: This final week of the Iranian promotion features dishes from Tehran, such as mast-o-khiar, halim bademjam, kalam polo, sweets and tea.
Dhs160. Daily 12.30pm-3.30pm (lunch), 7.30pm-11.15pm (dinner). Until November 30. Radisson Blu Hotel, Deira (04 205 7333).

Jazz-fusion madness: Hot New York session drummer Chris Michael debuts a new sextet in Dubai, melding jazz, funk, Latin, flamenco and more.
Dhs50. 7.30pm. The Fridge, Street 26, Al Quoz (04 347 7793).

Meet European artists at Squisito: ‘Atmospheres Artistiques’ will feature realistic painters Willem & Walter Dolphyn and architectural jeweller Philippe Tournaire among others. Viewers can attend ‘high tea’ with the artists – today there is one from 2pm-5pm that will discuss how to invest in art.
Free. Showing until November 24. Squisito, Loft Gallery, Al Quoz 3, behind Natuzzi (04 338 7775).

Get your skates on at the Hyatt Galleria: Try this newly renovated ice rink in Deira, which offers skaters the chance to spend two and a half hours on the ice for Dhs35 per session (including skate hire). After all that exercise, wind down with a sweet treat at Frosty’s Café next door.
Dhs35 per person. Open Sun and Tue 10am-12.30pm, 1pm-4.30pm, 7pm-9.30pm; Mon and Wed-Sat 10am-12.30pm, 1pm-3.30pm, 4pm-6.30pm, 7pm-9.30pm. Ongoing. Hyatt Galleria, Deira (04 209 6000).

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