x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 23 January 2018

Five things to do today: check out an Iranian art exhibition and shop at Souk Al Manzil

Plus: the exhibition Crossroads #11 – Orbit Over Minds; A Burst of Arabian Color exhibit; and music from the Pakistani duo Zeb and Haniya.

Asal Fallah's My World. Courtesy Pro Art UAE and Asal Fallah My World
Asal Fallah's My World. Courtesy Pro Art UAE and Asal Fallah My World


Iranian Art Exhibition, with works by Iranian artists whose diverse practices, influences and approaches will showcase the beauty of Iranian art. Featured artists include Asal Fallah, Nima Hashemian and Sasan Nasarnia. From 10am to 9pm, Pro Art Gallery, Palm Strip Shopping Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, www.proartuae.com

enjoy the exhibition Crossroads #11 – Orbit Over Minds. The French artist Frantz Jardel’s works show his observations and perceptions of the world around him. His work is peppered with communicative power and there is an immediate message in them. Light Box Gallery, Yas Viceroy hotel, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.swissartgateuae.com, 050 225 1783

shop for artwork, vintage fashion, handmade jewellery, natural products, organic bread, flowers, antiques, household items, sunglasses and perfumes at the elegantly designed Souk Al Manzil Weekend Market. Free underground parking is available. From 10am to 5pm, Souk Al Manzil, The Old Town, Downtown Dubai, manzilmarket@emaar.ae

check out the exhibition A Burst of Arabian Color, where artists representing the GCC countries will participate in a residency programme that includes Talking Art gatherings, exhibitions and workshops. From 9am to 8pm, Saturdays to Wednesdays; 9am-2pm, Thursdays (closed Fridays), Plot 38 MWF, Mussafah, Abu Dhabi, 02 551 5005, www.adah.ae

hear the music of  Zeb and Haniya, a duo from Pakistan who write their own songs and rework old tunes. From 6.30pm to 8.30pm, NYU Abu Dhabi campus garden, register at www.nyuad.nyu.edu/news-events/abu-dhabi-events.html



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