x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 23 January 2018

Five things to do today: Join Design Days Dubai’s director for discussion about the fair

Plus, see an exhibition by the British artist Ross Chisholm, tickle your taste buds with Cajun classics, plan to be at Eric Clapton's concert and book an Italian cooking class at Vill Toscana.

Benjamin Graindorge, Fallen Tree, for Design Days Dubai. Courtesy Ymer&Malta
Benjamin Graindorge, Fallen Tree, for Design Days Dubai. Courtesy Ymer&Malta

Join Cyril Zammit, the fair director of Design Days Dubai, for a discussion about and a look at the handiwork that will be on ­display at the third edition of Design Days Dubai. At 7pm, A4, Al Serkal Avenue, Dubai, www.designdaysdubai.ae

See the exhibition Testament by the British artist Ross Chisholm. He presents historical images with a modern twist by distorting traditional portraiture with interventions and manipulations. From 10am to 7pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed ­Fridays), Green Art Gallery, Street 8, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 346 9305, ­www.gagallery.com

Tickle your taste buds with some ­classic Cajun dishes right here in the capital. With Cafe Palmier’s Foodoo Cajun Supper, children below 12 eat for free, while it’s Dh199 for adults. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Khalifa Street, Abu Dhabi, 02 695 0530, www.cafepalmierabudhabi.com

Make plans to be at Eric Clapton’s ­concert in Dubai. The legendary ­guitarist, who is also known as Slowhand and is famed for hits such as Layla, returns to the UAE for one night only. On Thursday, doors open at 6pm, show starts at 9pm, tickets from Dh350, Dubai Media City ­Amphitheatre, Dubai, www.timeouttickets.com

Book your spot at Villa Toscana’s Italian cooking class to pick up the skills needed to make traditional dishes. Learn how to make an antipasto, a main course and dessert. Mondays and Wednesday from 9.30am to noon, Dh500 per person per class, Villa Toscana, St Regis Abu Dhabi, 02 694 4553, www.stregisabudhabi.com