5 things to do today in Dubai

Be inspired by Proust or join a corporate football league

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Tuesday, August 13

Be inspired by Proust: And take tea in Paris. Or rather Bistro Madeleine in Festival City, which has just introduced a Parisian-inspired tea menu.
Priced à la carte. Daily 3pm-7pm. Until November 1. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

Join a corporate football league: A three-week men’s league open to companies in all areas of business.
Dhs2,450. Tue 8.30pm-11pm. Until September 3. Gems World Academy DXB, Al Barsha, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Plan your own art exhibition: The Dubai Art Fans Club meets to discuss a theme and location for its next exhibition, where members hope to sell their works.
Free. From 9.30pm. Location TBA. www.meetup.com/artfans (no number).

Check out new tunes: The Music Room’s talent platform returns with aspiring musicians showcasing their skills at the open mic event.
Dhs50. 8pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower (056 799 6335).

Free zumba class: Getting lazy bones to exercise will be easy, thanks to TribeFit, which has launched free weekly kid classes of the popular dance activity, zumba. Gym members can enjoy TribeFit’s facilities and classes such as body pump while the little nippers sweat it out.
Free for members. Non-members must sign up for a free trial. Suitable for kids aged three to eight. Sun 9am, Tues 10am and Thurs 9am, July-Sept. Silverene Tower, Dubai Marina. www.tribefit.com (800 87423).

Sunrise sessions are back at At The Top

Celebrate Opera Gallery Dubai’s tenth anniversary with Urban Poetry

DIFC’s gallery to bring a stand-out street art exhibition

Music favourite set for November launch in DXB

Ahlan rolls out lounge and meet and greet discounts


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