Things to do on February 13:
Enjoy a night of UK Garage: Artful Dodger, DJ Luck & MC Neat, DJ Pied Piper, Kele Le Roc and Masterstepz will play live sets with a laser show.
Dhs120 (VIP packages available). 9pm-3am. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City. www.timeouttickets.com
Get a taste of Peru: This annual event includes all the best-known national dishes of Peru and a few you might not expect.
Free entry. Food charged on consumption. Until February 14. Madinat Jumeirah Amphitheatre, Umm Suqeim, www.dubaifoodfestival.com.
Shop around ARTE Market: Browse and buy at this popular twice-monthly art and crafts market filled to the brim with exclusive, locally handmade products. Located at Time Square Center today, the motto of the event is ‘buy handmade in the UAE’.
Free. Noon-7pm. Time Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.arte.ae.
Head to a theatre festival: Short + Sweet Dubai Theatre Festival is the UAE’s biggest event for short plays and brings together all of the emirate’s top community theatre groups. Catch ten, ten-minute plays in one evening.
Dhs100. 7.30pm. Kilachand Studio, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 4777).
Enjoy House of Blues: This event will see jazz and blues musicians from Dubai take to the stage with chilled-out performances. Bands will cover Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimi Hendrix.
Dhs60. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).