One For Each, Two For All, by Basir Mahmood. The work is featured at Art Dubai 2016, starting today. Image Credit:


Art Dubai

Art fair presenting a diverse line-up of 90 galleries from the UAE and around the world, at Madinat Jumeirah. Tickets Dh50 for a day pass, Dh80 for a three-day pass, university students with IDs and children 18 and under enter free. Today, 1-4pm ladies preview, 4-9.30pm by invite only. Open to public from tomorrow, 4-9.30pm; Friday 2-9.30pm and Saturday 12-6.30pm. More at artdubai.ae or check our guide.


Arab Cinema showcase, screening Oscar-nominated film Theeb and acclaimed short film The Neighbour, Warehouse421, Mina Zayed District, 7.30pm. More at warehouse421.ae.

Rami Al Ali’s Middle Eastern showcase, the Dubai-based couture designer showcasing his spring/summer 2016 couture collection, at Majlis Lounge, Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi, until March 24.

Phantom Limb, an exhibition of sculptures by Syrian-American artist Diana Al Hadid, alongside works from collections in the region, at The Art Gallery, NYU Abu Dhabi, until May 28. Today, a public talk by the artist at 6.30pm, followed by a gallery viewing.


Dubai Photo Exhibition presenting over 700 photographs from 23 countries, supplemented by lectures, workshops and family events, at Dubai Design District. Today, 6-10pm, tomorrow and Friday 10am-10pm (Thursday 2-5pm for ladies only), Saturday 10am-10pm. Register for a free pass at dubaiphotoexhibition.ae.

Jalsat Al Shateh, featuring singer Dalia Mubarak and Fahad Al Kubaisi, at the South Lawns, The Beach, 8pm. Free entry, front stage and VIP tickets Dh350.

Alice Curiouser and Curiouser: The Mad Tea Party, the final show takes place at The Act Dubai, Shangri-La Hotel, 8pm. Tickets Dh495. Call 04-3551116.

Register for creative DSLR filmmaking by Hauke Digital Productions on March 26, at Light House Studio. Dh1,470 per person. Call 04-3419697. More at lighthouse.ae.

Gulf4good information evening, an inspiring get-together promoting upcoming activities, at Adventure HQ, Times Square Centre, 7pm. Free. Call 04-3680222.

Launch of Anju Modi’s latest collection, representing India’s cultural heritage and designs, at Label 24, Jumeirah Beach Road, 4-8pm. Call 04-3443144.

Sikka Art Fair 2016, Emirati and UAE-based artistic talent, live music, workshops, exhibitions, film screenings and more, at Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, Bur Dubai, daily 4-10pm. Until March 24. Read our guide to the art fair.

Arab Fashion Week at St Regis Hotel Dubai, until March 19. Collections by the designers will be available for viewing with prior registration. Go to arabfashionweek.org.

Mothers for Mothers charity day, in support of Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Turkey, selling embroidered accessories hand-made by the mothers in camps, at Boom & Mellow, Town Centre Jumeirah, 10am-1pm.

The Laughter Factory featuring Ellie Taylor, Steve Shanyaski and Mandy Knight, at McGettigans, JLT, 8pm. Tickets Dh140, free entry to pregnant women to mark International Women’s week. Tomorrow, at Grand Millennium Tecom, 9pm. More at thelaughterfactory.com.

Design Days Dubai, a diverse programme of talks, panel discussions, live performances, practical workshops and mentorship sessions, at The Venue, Downtown Dubai. Timings 4-10pm, on Friday 1-7pm. Entry Dh50 for a day pass. More at dubaidesigndays.ae.

Cork & Rind night at Tesoro, Taj Dubai. Dh150 for unlimited cheese and three beverages, Dh250 for unlimited cheese and unlimited beverages, 7-10pm. Call 04-4383111.

Industry Night with DJs Chuck Wonderland and Chris Nati, at Movida 2.0, Nassima Royal Hotel. Doors open at 11pm. Reservations at 055-1744449.

Ladies night, two free beverages and light bites for women, every Wednesday, 8-10pm. At Mercury Lounge, Four Seasons Resort. Call 04-2707777.

Sandeep Kochar, the celebrity life, career and vastu consultant is in Dubai, until tomorrow; for appointments, call 055-6549100.

Al The Love, a photography exhibition by Lebanese artist Nadine Kanso, at La Cantine du Faubourg, Emirates Towers Hotel, until June 7.

Apesanteur, a series of levitating mechanical art by French artist Quentin Carnaille, at M.A.D Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, 10am-7pm, Saturday to Thursday, until May 14. More at madgallery.ae.


Al Qasba Street Fiesta (QABAM), daily activities and entertainment from 5-10pm, until March 19.