PICK OF THE DAY
9th Dubai Tango Festival
Tango fever is set to hit Dubai with performances, gala milonga’s and tango workshops conducted by Argentinean maestro duos Alejandra Gutty and David Palo (above), Magdalena Gutierrez and German Ballejo and Selva Mastroti and Marcelo Ramer, at The Meydan Hotel, until Saturday. Tickets for the gala’s and performance are priced at Dh350 per person. Beginner, intermediate and advanced workshops will run for all three days, workshop prices and timings on the website. dubaitangofestival.com
THINGS TO DO IN ABU DHABI
The Laughter Factory
Addy Van Der Borgh, Dominic Holland and Kai Humphries are on hand to tickle your funny bone, at Park Rotana, Abu Dhabi, 8pm. Tomorrow, at Grand Millennium, Tecom and Friday at The Gramercy, DIFC. Tickets Dh140. thelaughterfactory.com
Do Art, Do It Now
An interactive evening of performances, drawing on poetry, music and theatre which reflects upon the themes and artworks in The Creative Act exhibition, at Manarat Al Saadiyat, 4pm. Registrations required. tcaabudhabi.ae/en
Final workshop as part of the Wednesdays at the Warehouse Season 4, offering a hands-on exploration of the patterns found on everyday objects and Islamic art. Participants will learn how to extract a pattern and create a stencil, which will then be used to produce an abstract work using various materials. At Warehouse421, Mina Zayed Abu Dhabi, 5pm. Registrations required. warehouse421.ae
Classic Car Show
UAE Classic Cars Club are treating car enthusiasts to a collection of more than 40 vintage cars exhibited throughout the indoor and outdoor areas of Marina Mall Abu Dhabi, until May 22. marinamall.ae.
THINGS TO DO IN SHARJAH
Aldo Sole Mates
Get a free pair of shoes from Aldo by donating your old shoes in good condition to Red Crescent between 10am and noon and get 50 per cent off on every purchase after 12pm. At Aldo, Sahara Centre.
THINGS TO DO IN DUBAI
DXB Cucumber Day
Get ready to exchange the humble green fruit for a free selected beverage at outlets participating in the annual harvest and garnish ceremony in Dubai. Exchange a cucumber for a beverage at The Croft, Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites; Copper Dog, DoubleTree by Hilton, JBR; Double Decker, Roda Al Murooj is offering the beverage for Dh15 in exchange. Only one cucumber per person.
Barefoot on the Beach
Beach training session based on Masai Barefoot Technology (MBT) which looks at changing the way we use our muscles as well as reducing shock forces to the skeletal system by emulating the actions of walking in the sand. Wednesday mornings at 6.30am with Anne. At Jumeirah Beach, beside Bait al Bahar, 6.30am. Call 04-3680222. gulf4good.org
Reflections of Ramadan
An exhibition showcasing the work’s of ten locally based artists. The artworks feature different Islamic styles, ranging from traditional water colours to modern abstract works, including oils, prints, drawings and mixed media. At Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre lobby, until June 17. pullman-dubai-creek-citycentre.com
Beach-goers at Kite Beach will have an opportunity to experience a special edition Coca-Cola bottle for the first time, the new bottle is shaped like the classic contour Coke bottle and can only be found at Kite Beach. Consumers hold the icy bottle with a specially-created red band reminiscent of the 90’s slap bracelets, which consumers get to keep once the bottle melts away. Until Saturday.
Free Fengshui worshop with Dr Padmaja Yadav
Learn how to bring positivity and harmony to your home with basic fengshui and vaastu concepts, at Chattels & More Showroom, Umm Hurair Road, 11am-1pm. Free, registerations required. One lucky guest will win a free interior design consultation. l.ewmoda.com/fengshuiworkshop
Celebrate all things Macron and French at the themed night, featuring tunes from the likes of legends such as Edith Piaf, Enrico Macias, Dalida, Stromae and more, at Indie DIFC, 8.30pm. Call 055-4556106.
Parapluie Ramadan Exhibition
Twenty-two Middle Eastern designers will be showcasing their new collections, at The Lounge, Fashion Avenue, The Dubai Mall, 12-9pm, until Saturday.
The Outlet Village, Jebel Ali is offering ladies on demand styling advice from the in-house stylists alongside mini beauty makeovers, every Wednesday. theoutletvillage.ae
Fashion retail brands will be setting up pop up stores throughout the indoor shopping area at City Walk, offering a front row seat to this season’s trends and collections. From 10am-10pm, until May 20. citywalk.ae
Last #IndustryNight of the season, free beverages for Women from 11pm-1am, at Movida Dubai. Doors open at 11pm. Call 055-1744449.