Wednesday, May 16
Watch Depp and Burton’s latest film: Gothic comedy Dark Shadows is the latest offering from director Tim Burton’s eccentric oeuvre, starring Johnny Depp as a vampire imprisoned in the ’60s.
In cinemas across Dubai.
See modern Indian art: This exhibition, entitled ‘Modern Indian Art’, features the varied works of 15 internationally recognised contemporary Indian artists, including MF Husain, Jamini Roy, Krishen Khanna and Ajolie Ela Menon.
Free. ProArt Gallery, Palm Strip Mall, Jumeirah, opposite Jumeirah Mosque (04 345 0900).
Start the day with Aspen’s express breakfast: Options for a tasty morning meal include muffins, croissants, juice, tea and coffee – an ideal way to fuel you up for the day.
Dhs45. Daily 7am-noon. Until May 30. Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5999).
Taste white asparagus: Traiteur’s chefs have created a range of dishes using this seasonal vegetable, all matched with different varieties of grape.
Main courses Dhs150-200 per person. Sun-Thu 12.30pm-4pm. Until May 31. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Have giggle with laughter yoga: Using an improvised, simple exercise routine, laughter yoga combines simulated laughter with yogic breathing, which eventually turns into real and contagious chuckling.
Dhs100 (from Ductac), Dhs70 (from Social Living). 7.15pm-8.15pm. Ongoing. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4777).