check out Spoken Art, an exhibition of works by Victor Sitali, a student of Mawaheb, the art studio for adults with special needs. The works include paintings created during his six-week intensive training course in London. From 10am to 11pm, Art Couture, Al Badia Golf Course by InterContinental, Dubai, 04 601 0101, www.artcoutureuae.com
see the exhibition The Beginning of Thinking Is Geometric, with works by 13 artists, designers and architects whose works focus on rethinking the science of geometry as a visual, cultural, textual and performative aesthetic. From 10am to 10pm, Saturdays to Thursdays; 4pm to 10pm, Fridays, Maraya Art Centre, Al Qasba, Al Taawun Road, Sharjah, 06 556 6555, www.maraya.ae
sign up the kids for the autumn term at James & Alex Dance Studios. There they can learn ballet, hip-hop, jazz, modern contemporary, musical theatre, acting and salsa while they build confidence and keep fit. Starts Sunday, from Dh900 for 15 weeks, James & Alex Dance Studios, Dubai Media City, 04 447 0773, www.jamesandalex.com
enjoy a weekly themed night dedicated to Azonto, the most original and popular music from the African continent and the dance inspired by it. From 10pm, free entry for ladies and couples, Velvet Underground Club, Royal Ascot Hotel, Bur Dubai, www.facebook.com/azontodxb
join Resuscitation Theatre for an evening of readings, discussions and performances from the plays of the Emirati playwright Saleh Karama. From 7.30pm to 9.30pm, Dh50 for non-company members, free for members, Resuscitation Theatre studio, Abu Dhabi, booking essential via email firstname.lastname@example.org
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