5 things to do today

Hear comic John Cleese’s life story or splash out on posh seafood

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Wednesday, May 23

Hear comic John Cleese’s life story: The British comedian and Fawlty Towers creator presents an intimate ‘Evening with...’ show. Tonight is the first of four nights.
Dhs350-450. 7.30pm. Until Saturday 26. First Group Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, www.timeouttickets.com

Get smooth for summer with laser hair removal: Kaya Skin Clinic is offering 20 percent off all laser hair removal packages, including underarm, bikini and back (gents: don’t be shy).
From Dhs250 for upper lip. Until June 30. Kaya Skin Clinic, various locations including Marina Walk, www.kayaskinclinic.me (04 450 8438).

Splash out on posh seafood: The Burj Al Arab’s signature restaurant, Al Mahara, has just launched a new menu. Dishes sound exciting, but you may have to wait until pay day.
From Dhs260 for a main course. Open daily 12.30pm-2.30pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah (04 301 7600).

How much beef can you eat?
The new ‘Cote de Boeuf’ special at Rostang offers a feast of beef for two: 1.2kg of ribeye steak served with veal-wrapped green beans and garlic-stuffed tomatoes, plus a choice of sauces (béarnaise, pepper and bordelaise).
Dhs495 for two. Daily 1pm-10.30pm. Until May 31. Atlantis The Palm (04 426 2626).

Be transported into a magical fantasy world: Grab much-hyped fantasy role-playing game Sorcery, released today in the UAE. It will be one of the first second-generation PlayStation Move titles.
Dhs159, Dhs369 with Move bundle or Dhs1,299 with PlayStation 3. Available at Virgin Megastore, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4353), and all good video games stockists.

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