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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 19 September 2018

10 things to do today: Head to a pop-up Pilates circuit class; see a performance of Beautiful World; and more

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Abu Dhabi

Choral revue

Attend the opening-night performance of ADCG: It Lives In You. Abu Dhabi Choral Group presents an autumn revue celebrating 40 years of entertaining audiences in the city, which includes musical memories from previous shows the group has staged, including South Pacific, Beauty and the Beast, and songs that celebrate musical theatre.

Tonight, Thursday and Friday, 7.30pm, from Dh90, Abu Dhabi Folklore Theatre, Abu Dhabi, www.platinumlist.net

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Abu Dhabi

School opera

Visit the Cranleigh School for a performance of Beautiful World, an opera inspired by the poem of the same name, written by Sheikh Zayed, Founding President of the UAE. Additionally, Zayed University student Narjes Noureddine showcases her calligraphy paintings inspired by the poem.

Tonight, 7pm, Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Senior School, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, www.cranleigh.ae

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Abu Dhabi

Pilates class

Bodytree Studio hosts a pop-up Pilates circuit on Friday. Work up a sweat as you work out your core and other muscle groups, too. The 90-minute session is open to various ability levels.

Friday, 10am-11.30am, Dh155 includes a juice from Nectar, Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, www.bodytreestudio.com

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Abu Dhabi

Diabetes walk

Register to join the Walk for Life with Rotana, in collaboration with Sheikh Khalifa Medical City. Raise awareness of diabetes and promote prevention by walking towards a healthy lifestyle from Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana to the Heritage Village and back. There will also be complimentary diabetes testing and educational booths.

Saturday, 10am to 11.20am for the walk; 11.30am to 12.30pm for the educational booths, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, Abu Dhabi, register at 02 657 0220, marketing.khalidiya@rotana.com

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Abu Dhabi

Men’s spa offer

Gentlemen can enjoy the Movember special at Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa and support Shanab, a men’s health initiative that is part of Friends of Cancer Patients. The Men Smooth Operator package includes a 30-minute full-body scrub and a 60-minute Arabian massage, along with a complimentary Elemis Men’s Skincare travel bag with products.

Available until November 30, 10am-11pm, from Dh649, with 10 per cent going to charity, Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa, Abu Dhabi, book at 02 656 1000, easternmangroves_spa@anantara.com

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Dubai

Album launch

The Fridge Fringe, a series of concerts featuring regional talent, kicks off tonight with Sadiq Jaafar, who launches his album, Oud Vibes, which fuses jazz and flamenco with Arabian sounds.

Tonight, doors open at 7pm, music from 8pm, from Dh80, The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Unit 5, Al Quoz 1, Street 8, Dubai, 04 347 7793, www.platinumlist.net

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Dubai

Art exhibition

See The Good Old Evolution, in which multidisciplinary artist Olaf Breuning presents an exploration and observation of the human experience, featuring miniature ceramic sculptures and absurdist drawings that address cultural and political issues. Pictured: ceramic sculptures

Daily until January 10, 11.30am to 7pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed Fridays), Carbon 12, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 340 6016, www.carbon12dubai.com

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Dubai

Art exhibition

See the exhibition Castles Built From Sand Will Fall. Palestinian artist Khaled Jarrar addresses the subject of borders, specifically in his native Palestine, through installation, photography, video, sculpture and art objects. A screening of Jarrar’s 2012 film Infiltrators will take place tonight at 7.30pm. Pictured: A video still from Journey 110

Daily until January 7, 10am-6pm, Sundays to Thursdays; noon until 6pm on Saturdays (closed Fridays), 12 Ayyam Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 323 6242, www.ayyamgallery.com

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Nationwide

New movie

Head to the cinema to see the animated adventure Trenk, The Little Knight. Set in the Middle Ages, Trenk, a 10-year-old peasant boy, wants to become a knight and free his family, but first he must learn what heroism really means.

Screening at theatres across the UAE, including Novo Cinemas, Vox Cinemas, Cine Royal Cinemas, and Star Cinemas. (G)

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Dubai

Winter camp

Sign up your kids, ages 7 to 15, for the Kartdrome Winter Camp. Gulf Star Sports offers children an adrenaline-fuelled holiday of go-karting, laser tag, simulators, billiards, video games, team games and competitions.

December 18-22 and December 26-29, 9am to 1pm, Sundays to Thursdays, from Dh995 per week, Dubai Autodrome, Dubai, info@gulfstarsports.com, 050 429 4860

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