5 things to do today in Dubai

Get into the groove at XL Beach Club or see a photography and film show

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on January 22:

See ‘The Pleasure in Boredom’: Iranian artist Nargess Hashemi’s showcase is of images that have evolved through ten years of her experimentation on graph paper involving idle doodles to pass time.
Until February 27. Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 323 5052).

Enjoy a cut-price hammam: New Al Wasl Road Turkish spa Turkuaz House is offering great value for money hour-long hammams at the bargain price of just Dhs165.
Until January 31. Turkuaz House, Villa 1053A, Al Wasl Road near Al Thanya Street junction, Umm Suqeim 2 (04 380 8703).

Head to a cheese and grape night:
Plantation Lounge’s new cheese and grape night focuses on French produce with an extensive selection of artisanal cheeses from the country.
Dhs180 (silver package). Dhs250 (premium package with premium grape varieties). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Marina (04 448 4733).

See a photography and film show: From Karachi, Iqra Tanveer’s conceptual photography and videos are showcased in her new show ‘Light of a Distant Day’, exploring human perception and our ability to map thoughts.
Until February 27. Grey Noise, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz 1, (04 379 0764).

Get into the groove at XL Beach Club: Head to urban music night Diamond Wednesdays and dance to funky tunes provided by DJs Brooklyn and Shero.
Dhs100 for men, free for ladies and couples. 5pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (056 640 6161).

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