Things to do on September 17:
Get down to Claw BBQ’s hoedown: This one-off evening party features a hotdog eating contest. How many can you eat in ten minutes? Find out tonight!
Free entry. 8pm-2am. Souk al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 432 2300).
Learn the art of creative movement: These interpretive-style dance classes enable participants of all ages to invent their own ways of dancing, instead of copying steps.
Dhs800 for a package of ten classes. Until December 31. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.movelabdance.com (056 690 9255).
Daytrip to Hyderabad: Today, Indian restaurant Ananta launches the Hyderabadi week, which offers a degustation menu of recipes from this region of India.
Dhs330 per person. Daily 7pm-11.30pm, Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Until September 26. The Oberoi Dubai, Business Bay (04 444 1407).
Check out The Scene Club: Enjoy the second night of free independent film as the The Scene Club now offers two nightly screenings a month. This month’s film, My Beautiful Country, is a love story set during the civil war in Kosovo. Register online.
Free. 7pm. Dubai Knowledge Village Conference Centre, Al Sufouh Road, www.thesceneclub.com (04 391 0051).
Enjoy a mid-week party: Dance to urban classics and club hits with DJs Brooklyn and Shero. This weekly night has relocated from XL Beach Club to Blends.
Dhs100 for gents. Free entry for ladies. 7pm-3am. Blends, The Address Dubai Marina (055 147 6034).