5 things to do today in Dubai

Check out some classic indie or view a variety of Iraqi artworks

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Thursday, September 26

Check out some classic indie: UK guitar stalwarts the Lightning Seeds and Toploader will be performing at the Gaelic-themed nightspot for Arthur’s Day.
Dhs70. 9pm. The Irish Village, Garhoud, (04 282 4750) www.timeouttickets.com

Enjoy a massage and buffet lunch: Sign up for an aromatherapy Aspire massage and you’ll get a buffet lunch at Blue Orange and pool and beach access for the day.
Valid Sat-Thu. Dhs499 for one hour. Until October 31. The Westin Heavenly Spa (04 511 7901).

View a variety of Iraqi artworks: Born in Basra, the writer, artist and lecturerSaddam Jumaily lives and works in Jordan. Art lovers should venture to DIFC to check out Jumaily’s solo exhibition at the Art Sawa gallery. Expect a collection of imaginative, surreal paintings on display at this show.
Until October 3. Art Sawa DIFC, (04 386 2366).

Get to grips with French grape: As part of international French grape week, the new Sofitel The Palm will hold a tasting of five different styles of French grape in Studio du Chef.
Dhs250 per person. Daily 7pm-midnight. Until September 30. Sofitel The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 6677).

Head to the beach for Bliss on Berlin: Venture to JBR where Deian, Kaytek and Alex Amoralez will be spinning Berlin-flavoured house at the al fresco nightspot by the beach at The Walk.
Free. 8pm-3am. Bliss Lounge, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort (04 315 3886/050 537 7917).

Blue and white walkways have been installed in more places

Prepare for a 5km and 13km course at Dubai’s Jebel Ali Racecourse next month

HiU messenger is available for download for Etisalat customers

Get deals at restaurants including Zheng He’s and Palace Downtown

You’ll also get discounts at spas, bars and restaurants

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