5 things to do today in Dubai

Enjoy musical Under African Skies or view works by modern Iraqi artists

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Wednesday, June 26

Enjoy musical Under African Skies: Celebrate South Africa’s musical heritage with the return of hit musical Under African Skies. First of four nights. For more see p78.
Dhs195. 7pm. Until Saturday 29. Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat www.timeouttickets.com

Try Moroccan home cooking at Lafayette Gourmet: For a limited time, you can sample a menu of spice-infused, home-style Moroccan dishes at the multi-concept deli café, which is located at the top of the luxury department store.
From Dhs79 (main course). Daily 10am-10pm. Until July 6. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall, Dowtown Dubai (04 339 9933).

View works by modern Iraqi artists: Features an extensive collection of works from Iraq’s modern masters including Faiq Hassan, Jewad Selim, Halim Karim, Hanaa Malallah and Mahmoud Obaidi.
Until June 27. Meem Gallery, Umm Suqeim Road, Al Quoz 3 (04 347 7883).

Learn more about the UAE: The Language Exchange Dubai Group is hosting a free session titled ‘What you may not know about the UAE, and may need to know’.
Free. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Caribou Coffee, The Gate Building, DIFC, www.meetup.com/languageexchangedubaigroup (no number).

Play in a new five-a-side tournament: The Dubai Chamber Ramadan Football 5s Cup men’s tournament starts today and runs over six consecutive Wednesday nights, up to and during Ramadan.
Dhs450 individual, Dhs2,250 team. Wed 7.30pm-1am. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

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