5 things to do today

Feel the need for speed or grab loads of cash and win at Chi

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Sunday, January 22

See Contraband on the big screen: Mark Wahlberg stars a retired smuggler who gets dragged back into the biggest deal on his life in this US action flick.
In cinemas across Dubai.

View conceptual art: The ‘Transgressions’ exhibition, by German-born artist Al Braithwaite, features intriguing works incorporating feathers, mirrors, scrunched-up pages of books, antiques, cigarette packs and bric-a-brac to comment on and explore authoritarian positions.
Until February 13. XVA Gallery, DIFC (04 358 5117).

Feel the need for speed: Race dune buggies across the desert during an exhilarating morning or afternoon excursion. Just be prepared to get sand absolutely everywhere.
Dhs325 for 45-minute buggy session, Dhs425 for 60 minutes. 8.30am or 2.30pm. Ongoing. Desert Rangers (050 276 8111).

Grab loads of cash and win at Chi: Don your best fancy dress and step into The Box of Fun – a game show-style cash-grabbing challenge in the midst of a funky club night. Who needs dancers?
Dhs50. 10pm-3am. Chi@The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland (04 337 9470).

Read all about it at a storytelling session: Head to The Old Library at Ductac for a pre-school story session. Free to library members, places are limited to a maximum of 20 per session, so call ahead to reserve yours. Free for library members; annual membership Dhs150.
Sun 10.30am-11.15am. Ongoing. The Old Library, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.ductac.org (04 341 4777 ext 207).

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