Things to do on November 15:
Do yoga with Oysho at SkyDive Dubai: This free outdoor event is open to all ages and levels of experience. Mats and T-shirts provided. Unwind afterwards with giveaways and healthy goodies.
Free. 10am. Until November 15. SkyDive Dubai, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina (04 339 8280).
Learn the art of Arabic writing: The five-day workshop focuses on the basic rules of Arabic lettering and type such as structure, proportion, shape and families.
Dhs2,350. 9am-3pm. Tashkeel, near Nad Al Sheba Police Station (04 336 3313).
Have a Word…: This one-day festival of the spoken and written word will feature poetry recitals and live music, with books, arts and craft items also on sale.
Free. Noon-7pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.ductac.org (04 341 4777).
Vietnamese-style truffles at Hoi An: If you need a break from all the Italian truffle menus, Hoi An is the spot. It’s serving the Alba white special, but cooked Vietnamese style.
Dhs275 per person. Daily 7pm-midnight. Until November 15. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Cody Wise live: The American singer known for ‘It’s My Birthday’ with Will.i.am will be performing at the second URBN event. Ladies get free pink drinks.
Free. 11pm-3am. White Dubai, Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba (050 433 0933).