5 things to do today in Dubai

Check Christian Prommer at Calabar or see retro pop art in a hotel

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on April 9:

Christian Prommer at Calabar: German techno-infused producer Prommer starts a three-night residency to promote his new album. He’s joined by local mainstay JC.
Free. 8pm-3am. Calabar, The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 436 8888)

Try a colour-harmonising treatment: This package involves the use of organic Altearah bio purple oil and indigo serum to enhance your mood and transform energies in the body. It’s rounded off with a mini Altearah wellbeing facial.
Dhs414 for 90 minutes instead of Dhs639. Spadunya Colour Experience. Plaza level, Shams 1, JBR (04 439 3669).

Cheer on powerlifters: Watch the world’s best paralympic powerlifters compete at the World Championships.
Free. 10am. Until April 11. Dubai Club for Special Sports, Al Qusais, www.paralympic.org/dubai-2014 (04 298 8205).

See retro pop art in a hotel: British artist, self-confessed retro lover and all-round ambassador of quirkiness Mel Pickup’s work promises to deliver a ‘pinch of old Hollywood glamour, a smattering of superhero and a dab of outer space’.
Free. Until April 30. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).

Celebrate Songkran at Junsui: The Burj Al Arab marks the Thai water festival with special decor, entertainment during dinner and various Thai dishes at the buffet.
Dhs530 per person. Daily 6pm-11.30pm. Until April 16. Burj Al Arab, Umm Suqeim (04 301 7600).

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