Thursday, January 19
Be a Michelin-star chef for the day: Fancy spending the day as an apprentice for famed French chef Pierre Gagnaire? Send a two-minute YouTube video clip to demonstrate why you should be chosen. Good luck!
Free. Send video links to Hayley.Sturgess@ichdfc.ae by 5pm on Friday January 20. Winners will be notified by January 20 and must be available between January 26-30. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1199).
See works of art by local labourers: This fascinating exhibition, entitled ‘A Labour of Light’, documents the plight of a group of labourers in Sharjah, as photographed by themselves. Proceeds go to the labourers.
Until February 16. Gulf Photo Plus, Al Serkal Avenue, Street 8, Al Quoz (04 380 8545).
Catch a dance show at the mall: Deira City Centre will host dance performances exploring a wide range of styles and influences, such as Bollywood and urban dance.
Free. 6pm-10pm. Until January 20. Deira City Centre (04 295 4486).
Listen to Fatiniza do her thing: Colombian-born songstress Fatiniza reached the UAE’s top 10 with Latin-infused debut album Confusion. Find out what the fuss is about at this new weekly showcase for local talent.
Dhs50, 9pm-11pm. Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).
Cagedbaby hits the decks at Trilogy: Grungy-looking, bouncy-sounding Brit DJ Thomas Gandey, aka Cagedbaby, headlines this week’s Taboo club night at the Madinat club.
Dhs100 before midnight, Dhs130 after. 9pm-3am. Trilogy. Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6917).