5 things to do today in Dubai

Head on down to Hopfest 2015 or watch Southpaw in cinemas

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on August 27:

Head on down to Hopfest 2015: Enjoy the first day of the three-day event, where you can sample more than 100 brews from around the world. The Maplejacks, Carmen and the Black T’s, Rodie and DJ Marky Mark will provide live music all day long.
Free. noon-midnight. Until August 29. The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 282 4750).

Get presents for getting pampered: Spend Dhs300 on any spa services at Motor City’s Cocoon Nail Spa and get a voucher worth Dhs100 to spend on your next visit.
Until August 31. Cocoon Nail Spa, Daytona House, Motor City (04 447 2795).

Watch Southpaw in cinemas: Head to the movies this weekend to watch Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams star in this sporting drama. Gyllenhaal stars as boxer Billy Hope, who loses everything and has to fight to get his life back on track.
In cinemas across Dubai from Thursday 27.

Head to an art book discussion: Meet the artist behind ‘Blank Pages of an Iranian Photo Album’. Newsha Tavakolian will discuss what it takes to build a strong visual narrative in this one-hour session.
Free. 7pm-8pm. Today only. East Wing, Limestone House, DIFC (050 5533 879).

Catch Jack Beats Live at Level 41: The English duo will take you on an adventure through the realms of house and bass music at ‘Superheroes XXXL’. Support by Under The Moon, Finlay Lefox and Ben Echo.
Dhs120. 9pm-3am. Today only. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (055 829 6348).

You'll still need to fork out a lot of dirhams to catch the beauty talk

Blue and white walkways have been installed in more places

Prepare for a 5km and 13km course at Dubai’s Jebel Ali Racecourse next month

HiU messenger is available for download for Etisalat customers

Get deals at restaurants including Zheng He’s and Palace Downtown

You’ll also get discounts at spas, bars and restaurants


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