x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 18 January 2018

Five things to do today: enjoy the Chilli Crab Festival and the exhibition Art2Gether

It is Ladies Night at Yas Waterworld or enjoy a crab festival, two things to make the most of your day in the UAE.

Ladies Night at Yas Waterworld starts on April 18. Courtesy Yas Waterworld
Ladies Night at Yas Waterworld starts on April 18. Courtesy Yas Waterworld

Enjoy Ladies Night at Yas Waterworld. Starting tonight, every Thursday the park will be open for female visitors only, but boys ages 8 and younger with proof of age will be permitted with female relatives. From 8pm to midnight in April and May (timings to change in June), Dh210 for guests 1.1 metres and taller, Dh170 for those below 1.1 metres, Yas Waterworld, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yaswaterworld.com, 02 414 2000

Wake up late and still enjoy a good breakfast. With Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach's Late Arabic Breakfast, you can indulge in a selection of traditional dishes such as foul medames, labneh, grilled halloumi cheese, hot Arabic breads, freshly squeezed juice, brewed coffee and more. From 6am to 3pm daily, Dh115, Plantation Lounge, Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, Dubai, 04 448 4848

Feast on the sizzling sounds and spicy aromas that fill the open air during the Chilli Crab Festival. Enjoy three days of food stalls, cooking demonstrations, live entertainment, children's activities and delicacies including dim sum, blue swimmer crab and Singaporean chilli crab. From 6pm to noon, 04 366 6730, Souk Amphitheatre, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, MJrestaurants@jumeirah.com

Check out the first day of the Brazilian Capoeira Festival, which features classes on and shows in the Brazilian martial art as well as samba and maculele performances. From 6.30pm to 8pm, Dh50 for adults and children for classes, performances are free, Lycee Louis Massignon, 29th Street (between 2nd Street and 4th Street) Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/capoeiraabudhabi.caxias

See the exhibition Art2Gether withworks by 10 artists from 10 different countries, who all live in Dubai. Their pieces are a modern expression of the multiplicity unique to the Dubai art scene. Runs daily until April 27, Taj Palace Dubai, Deira, 04 223 2222


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