x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 24 January 2018

Five things to do today: join an art class and learn about falcons

Our round-up of things to do today in the UAE.

Art Beat Adult painting class image.
Art Beat Adult painting class image.


your creativity be in charge. Art Beat studio has the materials and instructions from experts to get you going on the canvas with their painting classes for adults. So grab a few friends or simply head to the studio and make new ones, but first book your spot by calling 055 269 8011. From 10am to noon, Art Beat, corner of 25th and 4th (Muroor) streets, Abu Dhabi, www.artbeatuae.com

sign up for an acro yoga workshop, a Thai yoga massage or both at Bodytree Studio. May 10, from 9.30am to 12.30pm for acro yoga session; 1.30pm to 4pm for therapeutic flying and Thai yoga massage; Dh300 for one workshop, Dh550 for both, registration is required, Bodytree Studio, near the corner of 11th and 26th streets, Abu Dhabi, www.body

treestudio.com, 02 443 4448

see an exhibition, opening today, by the Lebanese artist Shawki Youssef. Acid Fields is Youssef’s investigation of body representation in contemporary art and is characterised by his explosive and visceral depictions of the human form. From 10am to 7pm, Green Art Gallery, Street 8, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 346 9305, www.gagallery.com

enjoy CMYK, an exhibition of photographs by local and international snappers. The exhibition, which stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black, showcases 63 selected works that have been placed into each of four colour categories. The images span a spectrum of genres, sizes, subjects and styles. From 10am to 7pm, Gulf Photo Plus, Alserkal Avenue, D36, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 380 8545, www.gulfphotoplus.com

join the Emirates Natural History Group for a talk that will transport you to the days of the Bedouins, Caliphs and hunting with falcons. From 7.30pm, free entry, Emirates Hall, Abu Dhabi Women’s College, Abu Dhabi, www.enhg.org


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