x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 22 January 2018

5 things

Plus: register for theatre-making workshops and and introduction to the raw food diet, attend a talk on snakes of the UAE, and sign up for a time-lapse photography course.

Colours of the Desert by the Healing Artist Wilma Burton. Courtesy Wilma Burton
Colours of the Desert by the Healing Artist Wilma Burton. Courtesy Wilma Burton

See the opening of the exhibition Healing Art, in which the ­Venezuelan healing artist Wilma Burton presents her compositions of ­nature that transmit positive emotions such as joy, peace of mind, hope and optimism. From 6.30 to 9pm, Atrium, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by ­Rotana, Abu Dhabi

Register for the Theatre Making Workshops at thejamjar. Each workshop will end with a free performance from the instructors Neva Cockrell and Raphael Sacks, followed by a group discussion. December 3, 5 to 7.45pm for the workshop, 8 to 9pm for the performance and discussion, Dh100, thejamjar, Al Quoz, Dubai, ­register at info@thejamjardubai.com, 04 341 7303

Register now to take an introductory class on the raw food diet. Learn the science behind the diet and its culinary aspects. Get tips on how to shop and how to work the raw food diet into your lifestyle. November 14, 10.30am, Dh50, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, ­Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi, 02 558 8990, www.adgolfclub.com

Attend a talk by the Emirates Natural History Group and learn about the natural history and archaeology of the UAE, the Middle East and the world at large. Today’s talk by Dr Michael Conlon is about snakes in the UAE. From 7.30 to 9.30pm, free entry, ­Assembly Hall of the HCT Abu Dhabi Women’s College, Abu Dhabi, www.enhg.org

Sign up for the Time-Lapse Photography Workshop, led by the South African photographer and engineer Joe Louw. The second day will feature practical shooting on ­location and using a motorised dolly. ­November 15-16, Dh1,500 for both days, Light House Studio, Dubai, www.lighthouse.ae, 04 341 9697