5 things to do today in Dubai

Don’t miss the all-new DXBeach fest or turn your white collars red

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on April 24:

Don’t miss the all-new DXBeach fest
The one-day festival is headlined by Mark Ronson, world renowned DJ behind this year’s smash hit ‘Uptown Funk’ featuring Bruno Mars.
Dhs250-500. noon-3am. Zero Gravity, near SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina, www.dxbeach.ae (04 399 0009).

Run Urban Ultra’s 2XU Wadi Racer
This light-reflective course is just a 45-minute drive from Dubai and takes you over varying terrains in 10km, 20km or 30km distances in the dark. Sign up online to participate and to see the full kit list.
Dhs200. 5am. Wadi Showka, Sharjah-Kalba Road, Sharjah, www.urbanultra.com (052 831 0017).

Have a budget night out
Head to Skint Fridays for unlimited drinks with DJ Nader Razdar playing underground house.
Dhs199. 4pm-9pm. Ongoing. Story Rooftop Lounge, behind Zayed University, Dubai Knowledge Village (055 773 0010).

Turn your white collars red
Dubai professionals are being encouraged to turn their white collars red at the inaugural Business Boxing Cup charity event. Registration for the amateur boxing competition opens this weekend at Lee Hurford Boxing Academy in Al Quoz, where budding pugilists will sign up for an eight-week intensive training programme before fight night on June 12, 2015. Professionals interested in entering the competition are able to take part in the group training class from 8 – 9.30am this Friday, April 24, to experience a taste of the intense training in store for them. Anyone interested is also invited to meet with one of the Lee Hurford Boxing Academy coaches any time from 8 – 9pm to register and answer any questions.

It’s Armani Dubai’s fifth anniversary
Celebrate with five-course degustation menus at Armani/Ristorante, Armani/Amal, Armani/Hashi and Armani/Deli.
Dhs500. Sat-Wed 7pm-11pm. Until April 30. Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3888).

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