5 things to do today in Dubai

Rock out to Reverend and The Maker or connect with fellow foodies

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Friday, October 4

Rock out to Reverend and The Makers: Reverend and The Makers, from the UK and fronted by Jon McClure, arrive for a live set. Go and check out their brand of indie pop.
Dhs100. 9pm. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 501 2534).

Swim for a good cause: The Ignite Pink is Punk Swim Run 2013 involves a 3km run and 600m swim in aid of Safe & Sound Breast Cancer Charity. Competitors can enter individually or as part of a team.
Dhs150 (individual), Dhs250 (team). From 7.15am. Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, www.premiermarathons.com (050 715 0785).

Check out South Asian designers: Pick up designer apparel, art and home décor at the one-day Numaish Festive Fair, which showcases 60 established and emerging designers from India, Pakistan and the UAE. Free. 10am-9pm. Until October 4. Diamond Ballroom, The Address Hotel, The Dubai Mall (052 927 5422).

Connect with fellow foodies: Food Blogger Connect comes to Dubai with a workshop on food writing, styling and photography.
From Dhs1,172 (one day). From Dhs1,914 (two days). Fri and Sat 10am-7pm. Until October 5. The Archive, Safa Park, www.foodbloggerconnect.com.

Celebrate all things Japanese: The Japan Connection is one of Dubai’s newest community groups who meet to sample Japanese food and discuss the culture. Dhs350 set menu. From 8pm.
Tomo, Wafi, Oud Metha, www.meetup.com/japan-connection-in-dubai.

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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