x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 18 January 2018

Five things to do today: Check out Disappearance... Continued by the Egyptian artist Wael Darwesh

Plus, see the exhibition Black Rainbow, take a class in Zen Ga Flow, sign up for YogaWorks Teacher Training, and shop for non-mass produced sustainable fashion and lifestyle brands at Market Outside the Box

Green Cats Attack by the Egyptian artist Wael Darwesh. Courtesy Art Sawa
Green Cats Attack by the Egyptian artist Wael Darwesh. Courtesy Art Sawa

See Disappearance... Continued by Wael Darwesh. Works on display include Green Cats Attack (pictured). From 10am to 7pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed Fridays), Art Sawa, Gate Village Building 8, Podium Level, Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai, 04 386 2366, www.artsawa.com

Check out the exhibition Black Rainbow. The Portuguese sculptor Rui Chafes (The Dream of Giorgio de Chirico, pictured) and the German artist Ralf Ziervogel present works that allude to their handcrafted nature. From 11.30am to 7pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed Fridays), Carbon 12, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 340 6016, www.carbon12dubai.com

Take a class in Zen Ga Flow, which fuses the basic principles of yoga, dance and Pilates to help the development of balance, inner strength, mobility and control. Suitable for all levels of fitness. From 10am to 11am, Dh60, Bodytree Studio, near the corner of 11th and 26th streets, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, www.bodytreestudio.com

Sign up to take part in the YogaWorks Teacher Training. The intensive 12-hour weekend course is an immersion programme that covers the routines of the full 200-hour programme and is led by David Kim. From January 31 to February 1, Dh950, Bodytree Studio, near the corner of 11th and 26th streets, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, www.bodytreestudio.com

Head to Dubai to check out the latest green concept that’s run in conjunction with the Dubai Shopping Festival. Market Outside the Box at Burj Park in Downtown Dubai show­cases non-mass produced sustainable fashion and lifestyle brands. Look for shipping containers that have been refurbished and converted into pop-up shops. There are also cafes and kiosks, plus continuous outdoor entertainment that promotes healthier lifestyles and the growth of Dubai as a cultural and retail hub. For more information, visit www.mydsf.ae

* Compiled by Ellen Fortini

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