x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 24 January 2018

5 things to do: laugh with the Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani

Plus, Beirut Art Beat exhibition comes to Dubai; Julio Iglesias in concert; attend the opening night of Al Malik, a play based on Shakespeare's Cymbeline; see the exhibition Women's Expressions.

Maz Jobrani. Courtesy Yak Events
Maz Jobrani. Courtesy Yak Events

Enjoy a night of laughs with the Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani, who has appeared on The Colbert ReportThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno and episodes of Still Standing and Better Off Ted. Starts at 7pm, tickets from Dh295, 21+ only, Meyana Auditorium, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, www.timeouttickets.comwww.facebook.com/yakevents

Check out the Beirut Art Beat exhibition, which showcases some of Lebanon’s best design talent in art, jewellery, fashion and furniture. Also a designer market, Beirut Art Beat offers a series of lectures, craft workshops and other activities for both adults and children. From 11am-8pm, The Atrium, DIFC, Dubai, www.facebook.com/BeirutArt

Buy your tickets now to see the legendary Spanish singer Julio Iglesias on stage tomorrow night in Dubai. His hits include Guantanamera, La Paloma, Hey and El Amor. Tomorrow, doors open at 8pm, show starts at 10pm, from Dh320, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.juliodubai.com, 050 424 1175, www.timeouttickets.com

Catch the opening night of Al Malik, Resuscitation Theatre’s take on Shakespeare’s Cymbeline and featuring a cast of eight nationalities, including two Emiratis. 8pm, Dh75, Emirates Writers Union auditorium, mezzanine level of The National Theatre, opposite Abu Dhabi Media, Airport Road and 15th, advance booking preferred, www.ticketmaster.ae, www.resuscitationtheatre.com

See Women’s Expressions, an art exhibition where emerging female artists will showcase paintings, jewellery, fashion design, sculpture and DIY projects. From 10am to 10pm, Dubai Outlet Mall, 04 423 4666, www.dubaioutletmall.com


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