5 things to do today

Hit the ultimate ladies’ night or get cosy over dinner

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Wednesday, May 30

Get down to the ultimate ladies’ night: English DJ Paul Mendez flies in for Zinc’s ladies’ night, at which the fairer gender can enjoy free bubbly before 1am.
Dhs75, free for ladies. From 9pm. Zinc, Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 151 5609).

See art inspired by the written word: Seven artists from across the region feature in ‘Text Me’, which looks at the varying ways in which contemporary Middle Eastern artists incorporate text into their works.
Free. Until July 21. Lawrie Shabibi, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz 1 (04 346 9906).

Spruce up your favourite handbag: Is your designer bag in need of some TLC? Newly opened US concept store Lovin My Bag offers restoration, cleaning and care services for men’s and women’s luxury bags, and promises to make yours look like new.
Palm Strip Mall, Jumeirah (04 386 6081).

Get cosy over dinner: The Exchange Grill is offering a new dinner menu aimed at loved-up couples. The meal includes scallops, veal sweetbreads and high-grade wagyu beef – the food of love, you could say.
Dhs799 per couple. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until June 30. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).

Indulge in Arabian night: Ewaan introduces the new ‘Layali Ewaan’ Arabian-themed night – the menu features mezze, falafel, saj and ouzi served in the elegant environs of The Palace.
Dhs250. Wed 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Palace, The Old Town, Down town Dubai (04 428 7805).

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