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).