5 things to do today

Sample a high-end oyster showcase or check out independent designers

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Friday, September 14

Sample a high-end oyster showcase: It’s your last chance to try a selection of freshly shucked oysters from the Duchy of Cornwall in the UK, dished up at Raffles steakhouse Fire & Ice.
Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until September 14. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha(04 324 8888).

Check out independent designers: Traffic’s Fashion Weekend aimsto support youngand independent fashion designers, both home-grownand international. Visit the studio to buy menswear and womenswear and get an insight into the creative process.
Noon-9pm. Until Saturday 15. Traffic, 179 Umm Suqeim Road, Al Quoz (04 347 0209).

Get a nose for grape: The sommelier at Table 9 by Nick & Scott hosts a masterclass in grape, teaching guests allabout the characteristics of this drink.An accessible yet very professional event.
Dhs400. Wed, Fri 2pm-4pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (O4 212 7551).

Mosh to some prog-metal rock: UAE-based rockers EYE (which stands for ‘Empty Yard Experiment’) headline a bill of rock acts at The Music Room. It’s their last show before heading off for gigs in Europe.
Dhs60. 8pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (056 799 6335).

Check out the talent at a jam night: Maxx Music Bar & Grill has relaunched its popular musicians’ jam session on a Friday night. Head down to hear the on-stage talent.
Free. 9pm-3am. Maxx Music Bar and Grill, Citymax Al Barsha (04 409 8000).

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