5 things to do today in Dubai

Enjoy a night of ‘Ottoman opulence’ or have a Russian Christmas

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on January 7:

Enjoy a night of ‘Ottoman opulence’: A new progressive dining deal at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray takes diners on a culinary tour of the resort.
Dhs1,490 per a couple. Daily 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

Sing along at Mamma Mia!: The musical combines the magic of Abba’s timeless songs with an enchanting tale of love, family and friendship on a Greek island.
Dhs195-1,295. Times vary. Until January 10. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road www.yakevents.com (04 453 4445).

Have a Russian Christmas: The festive season is not quite over, not for Orthodox observers who celebrate Christmas today. Chamas hosts a Russian Christmas party serving turkey with live Latin music, too.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs415 (grape, hops and Brazilian mixed drinks). 12.30pm-4pm. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276 963).

Watch Gone With the Wind at Vox: Enjoy this classic fi lm on the big screen every day at Vox Cinemas across Dubai.
Dhs50 (standard), Dhs120 (Vox Gold). Mon, Wed, Fri 7.30pm-11.30pm with a ten-minute intermission. Until January 16. Vox Cinemas, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha; Mercato Mall, Jumeirah and Mirdif City Centre, www.voxcinemas.com (600 599 905).

Dance to hip-hop: Head to an urban night with music by DJ Shero and Brooklyn.
Free for ladies and couples, Dhs100 for gents. 9pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (056 640 6161).

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