5 things to do today in Dubai

Feel the blues in Century Village or enjoy English fare at The Ivy

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on April 24:

Feel the blues in Century Village: Soak up two days of blues and more at this two-day mini-festival, with music from Dave Ferguson, Micheal Roach and Sandi Thom.
Free. 9pm. Until April 25. Century Village, Garhoud (04 282 4122).

Forge new business contacts: Get your business cards out and meet professionals from all industries. Companies can also showcase their products. Register online.
Free. 7.30pm-11.45pm. Pure Sky Lounge, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Residences, JBR, www.meetup.com/gcc-business-council (04 319 7822).

Admire Emirati artworks: Emirati artists Khalid Al Banna and Noor Al Suwaidi collaborate for this art show. Al Banna’s work documents his perception of historic events such as the Gulf War and 9/11, while Al Suwaidi explores dreams and reality.
Until April 27. Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 425 0400)

Enjoy English fare at The Ivy: One of Dubai’s most quintessentially English eateries (and also winner of the best European award for 2014) has devised a set menu, available this week, all in aid of St George’s Day.
Dhs200. Daily noon-11pm. Until April 26. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 319 8767).

See a one-man stage show: Stage and TV actor James Gaddas brings one-man musical Billy Bishop Goes To War – a piece about a Canadian fighter pilot – to Dubai.
Dhs100. April 24-26. The Fridge, Al Quoz (04 347 7793).

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