x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 28 July 2017

Five things to do today: Head to a photography or art exhibit

Plus: See a musical tribute to 100 years of Bollywood, get tickets for Dubai Rock Fest or sign the kids up for Ductac summer camp.

Crossroads #12 - The Spectacular Carrara Series showcases the photographer Bertram Kober's images of the marble quarries around the Italian town of Carrara. Courtesy Swiss Art Gate
Crossroads #12 - The Spectacular Carrara Series showcases the photographer Bertram Kober's images of the marble quarries around the Italian town of Carrara. Courtesy Swiss Art Gate

head to the Yas Viceroy hotel to see Crossroads #12 - The Spectacular Carrara Series, an exhibition of images by the German photographer Bertram Kober showing the marble quarries around the Italian town of Carrara. From 10am to 10pm, Light Box, Marina Wing Lobby, Yas Viceroy Hotel Abu Dhabi, www.swissartgateuae.com, 04 395 8782

visit the exhibition The Big Picture, featuring paintings, photography, sculpture, digital art, performance art and installation as well as audio visual arts, by ambitious emerging and published artists. From 7pm to 10pm, then runs daily until June 8, 10am to 10pm, Gallery of Light, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, 04 341 4777, www.ductac.org

see singers in the same costumes as screen characters performing songs at A Musical Tribute - 100 Years of Bollywood. Show starts at 9pm; from Dh100 for free seating or Dh250, including buffet dinner, Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, 04 337 3724

get your tickets for tomorrow's Dubai Rock Fest and enjoy music from hard rock and heavy metal performers, with the headliner Yngwie Malmsteen. June 7, doors open at 4pm, show starts at 6pm, from Dh240, Dubai World Trade Centre Arena, Dubai, www.timeouttickets.com

sign the kids up for the Ductac Summer Camp, where they can enjoy art, pottery and meet people involved with the environment and creative scene in Dubai. June 30 to August 1, for ages 6-11; July 7-18, for ages 12-16, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, www.ductac.org, 04 341 4777

To find out more about events taking place in the UAE see our listings page.

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