5 things to do today in Dubai

Dinner and drinks pairing at Hakkasan or watch an Amy Winehouse tribute

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on September 12:

Dinner and drinks pairing at Hakkasan: Dubai’s best Chinese restaurant takes on Australian grape, creating a special three-course pairing menu. Be quick – the offer ends tomorrow.
Dhs398 per person. Daily 7pm-midnight. Until September 13. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 384 8484).

Find unique gifts at Arte market: Browse hand-made products from local artisans, including funky baby clothes, art and candles.
Free. Noon-7pm. Until September 12. Times Square Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.arte.ae (no number).

Master public speaking: Never clam up again when you’re giving a speech. At this club you can learn how to give confident public presentations, and meet experts who can help you speak with confidence.
RSVP online to attend. Free. 7pm. Caribou Coffee, Deira City Centre, www.meetup.com/dubai-public-speaking-club (no number).

Head to House of Afrika: This week’s House of Afrika features Dean Fuel who has performed alongside global legends such as Basement Jaxx, Sasha and John Digweed. The music is deeply rooted in South African house flavours but expect to hear a mix of deep-afro-soul and tech house.
Free. 9pm-3am. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai media City (04 427 1000).

Watch an Amy Winehouse tribute: Gyp Kenton and her band Back to Black are an Amy Winehouse tribute band from the UK. Expect to hear hits such as ‘Rehab’, ‘Back to Black’, and ‘You Know I’m No Good’.
Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).

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It's free to take part and no experience is needed

There will be fireworks at La Mer, plus discounts across the city

The 17-piece NSO big band will be performing all his biggest hits

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