5 things to do today in Dubai

See UB40 at The Irish Village or get your funk on at District Live

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on April 3:

See UB40 at The Irish Village: Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue play a gig at the popular watering hole. See www.timeoutdubai.com for our interview with them.
Dhs175. Doors 7pm; show 9pm. The Irish Village, Garhoud www.timeouttickets.com

See Downtown Dubai in bloom: Dubai’s best landscape gardeners will be putting down roots in Downtown this week for the first Dubai International Garden Competition. The display will spread across the Boulevard.
Free. 10am-10pm. Until Sunday April 6. The Venue, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, www.digc.ae (04 421 5959).

Check out Grassroots Revue: Head to this weekend of music, performance poetry, drama and comedy from a smattering of locally based performance artists.
Dhs60. 8pm. The Courtyard Playhouse, Street 4b, Al Quoz, www.courtyardplayhouse.com.

Kick-start Greek Lent at Elia: Greek Orthodox Easter takes place later than Catholic Lent, but also involves a period of abstinence. Greek restaurant Elia will be marking the period with a menu of typical Lenten dishes such as white bean soup and halva.
From Dhs29 per dish. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until April 18. Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 501 2690).

Get your funk on at District Live: Check out District Live Thursdays and enjoy cool neo soul and funk sounds from Layla & The Free Sound Project.
Free (door policy applies). 8pm-late. District Lounge, DIFC (050 880 2285).

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