5 things to do today in Dubai

Dine in the dark at Spectrum on One or hear a Jamaican reggae legend

Friday, September 6

Dine in the dark at Spectrum on One: New promotion ‘Noire’ begins today, with three courses served in total darkness.
Dhs325 per person (Dhs27 per guest is donated to Sightsavers Middle East). Fri-Mon 7.30pm-10pm. Ongoing. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).

Safari and overnight camping: Dubai Social Club comes together for desert safari activities followed by overnight camping, where you can get some shut-eye in a tent or sleep under the stars.
Dhs150. From Fri 4pm to Sat noon. Meet at Dubai Marina Mall, www.meetup.com/dubai-social (no number).

Double up for badminton: A new pay-per-play league is open to all skill levels, with attendees playing in a doubles format. A great way to work up an appetite before heading out for a Friday night meal.
Dhs60 per session. 5pm-7pm. Until November 15. Collegiate American School, Umm Suqeim, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Dance to progressive house: Albert Neve will be headlining Ultimate Friday with support from Danny Whitlock and S3r-Han.
Dhs150 door, Dhs100 advance, free for ladies until 8pm, free for gents until 6pm. XL Beach Club, The Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 454 2927). www.timeouttickets.com

Hear a Jamaican reggae legend: Massive Attack collaborator Horace Andy will be appearing at Casa Latina for a special one-off performance of old-school beats.
Dhs85 door, Dhs75 early bird. 10pm-3am, Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha. www.timeouttickets.com

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