5 things to do today

LOL at The Laughter Factory or head to Amika’s ladies’ night

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Thursday, August 23

LOL! The Laughter Factory is back: Three top comics launch the new season of Dubai’s longest-running comedy night. Expect quirky Brit Tom Wrigglesworth to battle acclaimed American comic Louis Ramsey and UK TV host Quincy for laughs.
Dhs140. 9pm-3am. Al Manzil Hotel, Downtown Dubai, www.timeouttickets.com

See the works of a famous Iranian sculptor: Taha Behbahani’s impressive bronze sculptures are on show alongside five other Iranian artists at this JLT gallery.
Until August 31. Arsh Art Gallery, Indigo Icon Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 420 3471).

Eat for free at Medzo: Buy one main course and get another free at this award-winnning venue, named Time Out Dubai’s top Italian restaurant of 2012.
Prices vary. Open daily 2.30pm-3pm, 7.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 4100).

Head to Amika’s ladies’ night: Ladies can enjoy a three-course menu for less at this glittery London club export, which offers traditional and contemporary Italian food in sleek, chic surroundings.
Dhs125 (women), Dhs195 (men). Sun-Thu 8pm-3am. Ongoing. The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 354 4005).

See who’s spinning at Trilogy: Eclectic house night Taboo is set to kick off its new season of big-name acts. Tonight, pioneering Detroit DJ Carl Craig plays at this Madinat Jumeirah venue.
Dhs100. 9pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).

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