x Abu Dhabi, UAE Thursday 20 July 2017

Or visit a Feng Shui paintings exhibition; sharpen your entrepreneurial skills; or enjoy Bavarian cuisine.

A handout photo of Larissa Sansour, Flag, 2009, 45 x 80cm. Courtesy: Lawrie Shabibi and Larissa Sansour
A handout photo of Larissa Sansour, Flag, 2009, 45 x 80cm. Courtesy: Lawrie Shabibi and Larissa Sansour

See the artist Larissa Sansour appropriate pop cultural forms – science fiction and futurism – to approximate the reality and complexity of life in Palestine and explore a playfully dystopian solution for a Palestinian state. The exhibition Science Faction, inlcudes works from the series Nation Estate and A Space Exodus. From 10am to 6pm, until November 12, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed Fridays), Lawrie Shabibi, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 346 9906, www.lawrieshabibi.com

Start working on your ideas under the theme Connecting Minds, Creating the Future – the World Expo 2020 theme. ArtintheCity and Dubai Culture & Arts Authority are calling UAE-based to submit design proposals for display on the ArtBus. Three artists selected from the open call will get to bring their ideas to life. Application form, project brief and more information at www.dubaiculture.ae and www.artinthecity.com Submission deadline October 20.

Get to the opening of an exhibtion of Feng Shui Paintings and Art Works by the artists at Mawaheb, a studio for adults with special needs. The pieces are also for sale and proceeds will be funnelled back to the charity studio. Opening is from 7pm to 9pm today, then runs daily until October 28, from 9am to 5pm, Create @ Sofa Studio, Al Quoz, Court Yard, Dubai

Sharpen your entrepreneurial skills at a workshop on The Future of Work & Your Role in Shaping It, presented by The Talent Enterprise and hosted by the International Business Women’s Group of Abu Dhabi. Here’s your chance to develop your creativity and new business opportunities. From 4pm to 7pm, Beach Rotana Hotel Abu Dhabi, 10th Street, Abu Dhabi, for more information and bookings email administrator@ibwgabudhabi.org

Enjoy authentic Bavarian cuisine specially prepared by a German chef and party music by a live Bavarian band, Volte, at the Oktoberfest Celebration at Brauhaus. Today until Saturday, from 7pm to 2am, from Dh259, Brauhaus German Restaurant, Jumeirah Rotana, Dubai, 04 345 5888

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