x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Also, attend the talk Admirable Women of the Islamic World; have a Date Night Steak Night; sign up for the Cut-out Comics Workshop and enjoy an evening of dance

A web of lightning over the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Paulo Vecina / The National
A web of lightning over the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Paulo Vecina / The National

See the exhibition Six Years, which showcases 40 selected works by the photographers of The National, who have captured the world from a fresh, imaginative and often surprising perspective, including this image by Paulo Vecina. From 10am to 7pm, Golf Photo Plus, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai. 04 380 8545, www.gulfphotoplus.com

Attend the talk Admirable Women of the Islamic World, in which the Iranian writer and journalist Fariba Hachtroudi (pictured) will speak about remarkable women of the Islamic world. The conference will be held in English. 8pm, free, A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 335 8712, www.afdubai.org

Have a Date Night Steak Night at The D Upstairs at McGettigan’s. Enjoy two cooked-to-order ribeye steaks with two sides of your choice, plus homemade sauce and a beverage as you enjoy quality time with your loved one. Dh349, McGettigan’s, Dubai World Trade Centre, Level 1, Dubai, reservations at 04 378 0808, thed@mcgettigans.ie

Sign up for the Cut-out Comics Workshop Participants ages 16 and older can learn to create comics in a non-traditional way, by using cut-out characters, typically used in animation in this workshop led by Azim Al Ghussein and Lina Younes from the Animation Chamber. May 17, 2-6pm, free with registration, Maraya Art Centre, Al Qasba, Sharjah, register at 06 556 6555, rsvp@maraya.ae

Enjoy an evening of diverse styles of dance performed by AUS students as well as live musical performances at the AUS Student Dance Concert. 7pm, from Dh25 for AUS students, Dh50 for general public, Arts Rotunda, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, www.aus.edu

Compiled by Ellen Fortini

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