immerse yourself in an exhibition by the New York-based Lebanese photographer Rhea Karam. Breathing Walls | Egypt showcases photos of walls in Egypt and other countries in the region currently experiencing unrest. From 10am to midnight, Sundays to Saturdays, The Pavilion, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, 04 447 7025, www.pavilion.ae
catch The Laughter Factory’s last show this month and enjoy an evening of great comedy from top comedians, including Caimh McDonnell, John Lynn (pictured) and Pierre Hollins. Starts at 9pm, Dh140, Grand Millennium (Tecom), Dubai, www.thelaughterfactory.com, www.timeouttickets.com
take part in the eight-week Body Challenge weight-loss programme. Register online, submit “before” photos and get access to weekly meals, workouts and trainers. At the end of the course, the “after” photos are judged and the most dramatic transformation wins Dh10,000. Registration ends on August 31, the challenge begins on September 1, Dh250, www.thebodychallenge.me
pamper yourself in the office. The Nail Spa’s Desk Side Revival service for men and women offers packages including manicures, pedicures, facials, massages, eyebrow threading and reflexology. From Dh250 for “The Quick Fix”, which includes polish change, eyebrow threading and a head, neck and shoulder massage, 04 323 2268, email@example.com
check out SoHo Bites in Wafi Mall, the casual fast-service version of SoHo Grill, for Buffalo wings, the Fat Cow Burger and milkshakes. First floor, Cafe Court, Wafi Mall, Dubai, 04 286 8520, firstname.lastname@example.org
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