5 things to do today

Work on your photography skills or escape to Africa

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Sunday, July 15

Work on your photography skills: Kill some time and learn a new skill while you’re at it. Pink Pepper Photography is holding five-day beginner and intermediate classes throughout July.
Dhs800 Sunday July 15 to Thursday August 2. For more information, timings, and to register call 04 434 0437.

See a film made by Oliver Stone’s son: The son of legendary director Oliver, Sean Stone, presents his first major picture, Graystone – a horror set in an insane asylum – to Dubai audiences
In cinemas across town.

Escape to Africa: KIZA restaurant introduces Swagger Sundays, an evening that offers an African-themed set menu, half-price bottles of grape and music from DJ Tribe.
Dhs165 (three-courses). Dhs265 (three-courses with grape pairing). 6pm-3am. Ongoing. The Lodge, Oud Metha (04 334 4159).

Hear a troupe of harps: A group of five harpists play everything from classical to ragtime at a free gig for world peace.
Free. 7.30pm. The Fridge, Al Quoz (04 347 7793).

Expand your horizons at Dubai Public Libraries: Children of all ages can get stuck into Arabic Calligraphy, cupcake making, origami, cultural competitions, and lessons on reading and writing stories at Dubai’s public libraries this summer. The activities are part of the ‘Expand your Horizon’ programme being run by the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority at the Al Safa, Umm Suqeim and Al Rashidiya branches. Best of all, they are free to join too!
Free. 8am-9pm. Until July 21. Al Safa (04 394 7279), Umm Suqeim (04 348 2512) and Al Rashidiya (04 285 8065). See www.facebook.com/dubaicultureartsauthority for further details.

It is part of plans to introduce a teaching 'permit' by 2021

The popular beach club is opening later this year Bluewaters Island

Treble your tacos every Tuesday for Dhs27

The Play House features treats, cooking classes and more

Ladies get free drinks on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

The sleek new trains will be more spacious with a swankier design


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