5 things to do today in Dubai

Check out a hard-hitting art show or head over to a food festival

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on April 5:

Check out a hard-hitting art show: Head to ‘The Replacement’ to immerse yourself in Mahmoud Obaidi’s first show here, which seeks to explore political propaganda.
Until May 1. Meem Gallery, Al Quoz (04 347 7883).

Attempt the Wadi Adventure race: For an endurance challenge with a difference, why not check out this 10km event, with obstacles that will have racers jumping, climbing and swimming through the course.
Dhs225. 9am. Wadi Adventure, Al Ain, www.premieronline.com (03 781 8422).

Head over to a food festival: Every Saturday until late June, Wafi is hosting its very own mini food festival. Taste of Wafi promises a family-friendly vibe, with kids’ entertainment, locally produced food and more.
Free entry. 10am-7pm. Until June 21. Wafi Mall, Oud Metha (no number).

Bargains galore at Dubai Flea Market: Browse second-hand goods and perhaps even unearth an antique or two at this market, with everything from electronics to garments.
Dhs3 entry. 8am-3pm. Gate 5, Safa Park (055 452 6030).

Move to African beats: Burundi-born, Kenyan based singer Kidum has enjoyed a lengthy career, leading his Boda Boda band for a decade. Get a feel for the African music scene tonight.
Dhs125. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).

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