5 things to do today

Watch an Oscar-nominated drama or book a stay at the glitzy Zabeel Saray

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Monday, July 2

Book a stay at the glitzy Zabeel Saray: Get breakfast and beach access when you stay at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, plus access to Selim’s Kids’ Club and Wild Wadi. GCC residents only.
From Dhs990 per night (standard rate Dhs1,100). Valid until September 30 2012. Palm Jumeirah (04 364 7133).

Watch an Oscar-nominated drama: Set in a fictional Arabic country, Incendies picked up an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film in 2010 – and a five-star review on page 84.
In cinemas across Dubai from June 28.

Learn about a famous Italian painter: The 2004 biopic Modigliani tells the story of the painter’s bitter rivalry with fellow Parisian Pablo Picasso, explored here by speaker Shelley Young.
Dhs50. 6.30pm. Art Sawa, Al Quoz (04 340 8660).

Try a Japanese-Cuban beverage creation: Japanese restaurant Honyaki has created a new mixed drink, inspired by a Cuban classic.
Dhs60. Daily 7.30pm-12.30am. Until July 31. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).

Get arty at Super Dooper: Want to catch up with friends, but got to look after the kids? Super Dooper has the answer. Bring the kids with you to the Dubai Marina centre and staff will whisk them away into the toddler room for an hour, while you catch up with friends over a coffee and enjoy craft activities. Dhs79 (includes ceramic painting, coffee and one hour’s childcare).
Mon-Wed 10am-1pm. Ongoing. Super Dooper, Damac Tower, Dubai Marina, www.superdooper.ae (04 454 8391).

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