x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Five things to do: See the French film Entre les murs

Also, head to Downtown Dubai’s new Kris Kros restaurant; grab art created by emerging Emirati designers at Colours of the Future; take an intensive French class; sign up for an experimental cooking course.

A scene from the film Entre le murs. Courtesy the Scene Club
A scene from the film Entre le murs. Courtesy the Scene Club

see the French film Entre les murs (The Class) by the director Laurent Cantet, a story about François and his fellow teachers as they begin a new year dealing with high school students in a tough neighbourhood. The film will be followed by a Q&A session with the actor Franck Keita. Networking from 7pm, film begins at 8pm, Dubai Knowledge Village, Conference Centre, Dubai, complimentary tickets with registration at www.thesceneclub.com

head to Downtown Dubai’s new Kris Kros restaurant and enjoy unique, remixed culinary delights from North and South America, the Mediterranean and Asia, including marinated Norwegian salmon (pictured). Open from 9.30am until midnight, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Plaza Tower II, Dubai, www.kriskros.com, 04 453 9994

grab art created by emerging Emirati designers at Colours of the Future, an exhibition and auction hosted under the patronage of Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan that seeks to empower young artists and promote community ties. From 7pm to 9pm, Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, RSVP at 02 696 1902 or claudia.kanaan@undp.org

try something new this summer – take an intensive French class taught by Alliance Française teachers at Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi. From July 7 to August 1 and August 4 to 29, 10am to 1pm, from Dh3,900 for four weeks, 02 666 6232,
www.af-aboudabi.net

sign up for an experimental cooking course. Chef Ross Clarke will demonstrate the use of SousVide, dehydration and PacoJet, in association with Muddle-Me. Advance booking required. 10am, July 4, School of Culinary & Finishing Arts, Dubai, Cluster I, Jumeirah Lake Towers, 043794044 or email info@scafa.ae

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