5 things to do today in Dubai

Watch some b-boys do their thing or head to Pachanga in your pyjamas

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Friday, July 5

Watch some b-boys do their thing: The UAE’s finest breakdancers go head-to-head at the UAE heat of the internationally recognised Red Bull BC One contest.
Free. Doors 6pm; event 7pm. Desert Fish, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (055 995 5118).

Go to a comic, film and video game convention at Meydan: The IGN Convention is dedicated to all things film, video game, technology and comic. Weekend-long activities include trailier and film screenings in the IMAX theatre, plus the chance to meet local directors and artists.
Day pass Dhs50, weekend pass Dhs75, VIP weekend pass Dhs500. Meydan IMAX, Nad Al Sheba www.timeouttickets.com

Get back to Blighty: The last brunch of the season at Raffles is themed like a British street party.
Dhs355 (soft beverages). Dhs495 (house beverages). Dhs190 (children aged six to 11). Children under six eat free (two per couple). Noon-4pm. Raffles Dubai, Wafi (04 324 8888).

Head to Pachanga in your pyjamas: Tonight, diners are encouraged to dress up in their best pyjama inspired fancy dress for the chance to win dinner for two.
Free entrance, dinner menu à la carte. 6pm-2am.Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 318 2520).

Watch a DJ battle: A trio of talented local DJs from our own fair city – DJs Nick Tohme, Jack and Bliss – go head-to-head this evening, with Virgin’s Kris Fade as ringmaster for the night.
Free (reservations recommended). 10.30pm-3am. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (056 115 4507).

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