5 things to do today in Dubai

Rock out to Of Monsters and Men or laugh at Omid Djalili

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Friday, October 11

Rock out to Of Monsters and Men: The Icelandic folk outfit will be supporting headliners The Killers for the latest instalment of the Sandance festival. Go, check out their intelligent and delicate sound.
Dhs295. Atlantis Beach, Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah www.timeouttickets.com

Buy hand-made goods at ARTE: Head down to this market to pick up hand-made jewellery, art and accessories from more than 1,800 eclectic artisans.
Free. Noon-7pm. ARTE Market, Times Square Center (04 341 8020).

Swim, sip and eat all afternoon: THE DEK on 8 launches a new regular Friday event called ‘Soak’ which, rather intriguingly, features the promise of some ‘surprise’ entertainment to delight you.
Dhs295 per person. 2pm-6pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).

Watch endurance karters compete: Thrill-seeking karters take part in the third round of the Dubai Kartdrome Endurance Championship tonight, which sees competitors race 700km through the night.
Free for spectators. From Fri 9pm to Sat 9am. Dubai Autodrome, Motor City (04 367 8700).

Laugh at Omid Djalili: The Iranian-born UK comic, TV producer and actor will be bringing his brand of humour to delight anyone venturing forth to Dubai World Trade Centre. You should expect sharp gags, witty anecdotes and various silly dances.
Dhs250-700. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.timeouttickets.com

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