Monday, June 17
See Islamic art and calligraphy: ‘A Verse Imprinted: Islamic Art’ features a collection of calligraphic artworks inspired by the Holy Qu’ran and Arabic poetry by 12 calligraphers.
Until August 31. The Ara Gallery, Burj Plaza, Downtown Dubai (04 454 2784).
Join a new basketball league: The men’s summer recreational league Air Jam III tips off today.
Dhs575 individual, Dhs3,400 team. 7pm-10.30pm. Until August 5. Dubai International Academy, Emirates Living (04 447 2394).
Rock out with a top Dubai band: The band we named Best Dubai Act award earlier this year, Point of View, play a homecoming gig fresh off the road from their Indian tour.
Dhs50. 7.30pm. The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 347 7793).
Party with billionaires: The one Déjà vu Billionaire Affair hopes to attract the city’s high rollers, and is said to be put on by certified billionaires.
Free (reservations recommended). 10pm-3am. Cavalli Club, Fairmont Dubai (050 976 4027).
Painting classes at Funky Monkeys: Unleash your kid’s inner artist by letting them loose on a canvas at Funky Artists. The 30-minute class takes place in the super cute Arts & Crafts section of Funky Monkey, so they can do some seriously arty damage without you worrying about paint splattering on the walls.
Prices start from Dhs20 per child (aged four and above) 4pm–5pm. www.funkymonkeysuae.com.