5 things to do today in Dubai

Check out British folk band Spiro or see South Africa v Pakistan

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Wednesday, October 23

Check out British folk band Spiro: From Bristol in the UK, folk band Spiro count Peter Gabriel among their fans. They will be performing in the gardens of The Irish Village.
Free. 8.30pm-11.30pm. The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 347 7793).

Buy modern art online: Famous auction house Christie’s is launching a two-week Dubai art auction of contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish artworks.
Until November 11. www.christies.com (04 425 5647).

Try out a dance class for free: James & Alex Dance Studios in Dubai Media City studio is offering a variety of drop-in classes until October 27. Styles for you to shake your thing at include ballet, hip-hop, contemporary, tango, salsa, bachata, zouk, flamenco and Zumba.
Until October 27. James & Alex Dance Studios, 8th Floor, Concord Tower, Dubai Media City (04 447 0773).

See South Africa v Pakistan: South Africa and Pakistan meet on the field for the second test match series in Dubai Sports City.
Free (regular), Dhs500 (VIP). From 10am. Until October 27. Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai Sports City (04 425 1111).

Be tickled pink at the Burj Al Arab: Before the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, treat yourself to a pink-inspired afternoon tea at award-winning Sahn Eddar or Skyview Bar in the Burj Al Arab.
Sahn Eddar: Dhs420 per person (glass of bubbly). Skyview Bar: Dhs460 per person (glass of bubbly). Daily 1pm-5pm. Until October 31. Burj Al Arab (04 301 7600).

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