5 things to do today

Watch Pakistan v England or sign up for a mums-only drama workshop

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Tuesday January 17

See a Kiwi-inspired photo exhibition: ‘Light from Life’ exhibits the photos of eight regional artists, following a joint expedition to New Zealand to capture the unique natural environment.
Until March 3. The Ara Gallery, Burj Plaza, Downtown Dubai (04 454 2784).

Watch Pakistan v England in Dubai: It’s the first day of the Jazz Cup five-day test match, which will see Pakistan take on England at the Dubai Cricket Stadium.
Dhs20-100 (day tickets), Dhs400 (five-day premium pass). Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Sports City, www.timeouttickets.com

Try Esca’s ‘Menu di Tavola’: The chef at Esca has prepared a three- and four-course set menu featuring Italian favourites.
Dhs135 (three courses), Dhs155 (four courses). Daily 6.30pm-11pm. Southern Sun Qamardeen Hotel, Downtown Dubai(04 428 6888).

Something for the ladies: Cabana has launched a new late-night ladies’ night with free drinks for the fairer sex from 10pm until midnight, plus soul, house and R&B grooves under the stars.
Free. 7pm-2am. Cabana, The Address Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

Sign up for a mums-only drama workshop at Ductac: An opportunity for mums to prove that you don’t have to be a kid to be creative. Stage Mothers is a workshop organised by Kids’ Theatre Works that gives mums the chance to work on a variety of character studies, scenes and group exercises, ending in a performance for family and friends. It’s your time to shine, even if you have no previous experience.
Price TBC. 10.30am-noon. Ongoing. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.kidstheatreworks.com (04 341 4777).

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