Things to do on February 20:
Head for Hed Kandi at Nasimi Beach: Hed Kandi resident DJs Eibhlin and Lokate from the UK take to the decks with Dubai’s Radio 1 House DJ Greg Stainer and saxophonist Tom Da Lips.
Dhs150. 4pm-2am. Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Take on Reebok Spartan race: This 5km obstacle course promises to provide a tough challenge to athletes. Participants will be crawling and climbing through 15 obstacles and running to the finish line.
From Dhs350. 7am. Jebel Ali Racecourse, Al Barsha, www.spartan.com (no number).
Get to grips with Arabic cooking: As part of Dubai Food Festival, Arabic food channel Fatafeat and Galeries Lafayette are hosting Fatafeat Kitchen, a two-day event that will see nine chefs from across the region participate in cooking demonstrations.
Free entry. Fri-Sat 1pm-10.10pm. Until February 21. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall, www.dubaifoodfestival.com.
Sing with a Rihanna tribute act: Enjoy a night of the artist’s best hits, such as ‘Rude Boy’ and ‘We Found Love’.
Free (reservations recommended). 10pm-3am. Chameleon Club, Marina Byblos Hotel, TECOM (050 113 5858).
Have a massage outdoors: Ahasees Spa & Club has just added an outdoor cabana to its facilities, where individual or couple massages will take place to the calm sound of the breeze passing through the trees.
Ongoing. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2335).