Things to do on December 17:
Enjoy festive singing: Hear the dulcet tones of the Voca People Choir to celebrate Christmas. The choir will be singing festive melodies throughout the day at theAl Ghurair Centre.
Free. Al Ghurair Al Rigga Road, Deira. www.alghuraircentre.com.
Watch an Oldboy: Spike Lee’s remake of the excellent Korean thriller with a killer plot twist (and starring Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Olsen) is now in cinemas.
Cinemas across Dubai. www.voxcinemas.com.
Eat in record timing: Japanese restaurant ICHO has launched a super speedy business lunch, offering three courses and a miso soup in just 30 minutes.
Dhs100 per person. Sat-Thu noon-4pm. Ongoing. Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0550).
Attend a frat party: Head to circus-themed Cirque Le Soir for an evening of American frat party-themed fun.
Free (bookings recommended). 10.30pm-3am. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 4900).
BOGOF hour of play at Kidz Venture: Enjoy kid-free shopping time while the little ones enjoy fun at Kidz Venture. For December, buy one hour of play time and get one hour free.
Dhs60 per hour. No booking required. Kids below three must be accompanied by an adult. Ibn Battuta Mall. www.kidzventure.ae (04 368 4130).