Things to do on September 15:
Get this: As the weather cools, plan some al fresco entertainment with this wicker picnic hamper by Fortnum & Mason containing classy glassware, cutlery, crockery and food containers.
From Dhs2,300. Downtown Dubai (04 388 2627).
Taste this: Love the sound of pani puri washed down with coconut water? Then go to the Indian street food festival at La Porte des Indes. It’s on until Friday September 25.
Dhs89 per person. 6.30pm-11.30pm. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 8610).
Hear this: DJ Bliss and Jack are on the decks at Dubai’s newest hip-hop andR&B night, Wanted Wednesdays, spinning all the latest tracks to lure you onto the dancefloor.
Free for ladies and couples, Dhs250 for gents. 10pm-3am. Boudoir, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 345 5995).
Try this: Creative Writing Dubai is a special course for adults that has been successfully running in the city for three years. Filled with imaginative exercises and group discussions, the gatherings look how to present and start your own creative writing. From September 28, each Monday 7.30pm-9pm for four consecutive weeks be taught by professional writer, novelist and actress Hayley Doyle and get a private consultation of your finished work.
Pascal Tepper French Bakery, Media City for Dhs750 and this also. During these sessions, you will work as a group and individually. To register for the course email email@example.com.
Attend this: Elias Zayat is one of the most significant Syrian artists of the 20th century and a key founder of the country’s contemporary art movement. Zayat’s parallel life as an art restorer and historian is evident in his rich vocabulary drawn from Byzantine and popular imagery. After The Deluge sees his focus return to the ancient city of Palmyra.
Free. Until November 4. Green Art Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (050 553 6495).