5 things to do on May 13:
Eat top-notch fare care of Ossiano: Time Out Dubai’s best seafood restaurant (for two years) offers a five-course chef’s selection.
Dhs750 per person (food only). Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
View ambitious art in DIFC: Tehran-based artist Ramin Shirdel’s display promises to be a fascinating large-scale exhibition. It comprises ten works each made up of layers of up to 1,500 painted pieces put together to spell out words and phrases.
Free. Until June 5. Ayyam Gallery, DIFC (04 323 6242)
Learn more about women in Islam: Fariba Hachtroudi’s talk, The Amirable Women of Islam will ensure you learn more about Queen Sheba, Queen Arwa, Persian poet Tahereh Qorrat Al Ayn and more influential figures.
Free. 8pm. A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, www.afdubai.org (04 335 8712).
White matches white at Traiteur: A seasonal special for the month of May; try a white asparagus degustation menu, paired with selected beverages.
Dhs495 per person (food only). Sun-Thu 7pm-midnight. Fri 7.30pm-midnight. Until May 31. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Chuckle at The Laughter Factory: There’s two nights left of this month’s comedy night, which lines up another top notch bill of comics, with Mark Nelson, Peter Johansson and Michael Fabbri all taking the mic. Expect to laugh. A lot.
9pm. Dhs140. Until May 15. Zinc, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.timeouttickets.com