x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Five things to do today: See Emirati art in Hung From the Moon

Or perfect your pasta, get inspired at Ikea, sign up for a public-speaking workshop or take the kids to an art workshop.

An image from the show Hung From the Moon by Farah Al Qasimi. Courtesy The Pavilion
An image from the show Hung From the Moon by Farah Al Qasimi. Courtesy The Pavilion

see the exhibition Hung From the Moon. The Emirati artist -Farah Al Qasimi documents what happens when we inhabit a space and turn it into a home, where objects come to signify identity and existence. From 10am to midnight, The Pavilion, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, 04 447 7025, www.pavilion.ae

learn to make perfect noodles at the Perfect Your Pasta exhibition running daily at Lafayette Gourmet. Today you can work with chefs to create your own fresh pasta dish, which will be cooked and served in the store. From 10.30am to noon, Dh145 per person, children under 12 free when accompanied by a parent, Lafayette Gourmet, The Dubai Mall, 04 339 9933, www.galerieslafayette-dubai.com

join in the Ikea Ladies Coffee Morning, where women are invited to get together for hot drinks and inspiring home-furnishing ideas from Ikea experts in a relaxed ambience. This morning learn about working with smart products. From 10am, Ikea, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, 02 493 5888

sign up today to attend tomorrow’s -Presentations Skills Workshop at Eton Institute, where you will learn tips and tactics that will make public speaking less terrifying and more enjoyable. Learn how to create a compelling programme, use visual aids and engage the audience. Tomorrow, 9am to 4.30pm, Dh750, Eton Institute, Dubai, www.eton.ac, 800 3866

take the kids to an art workshop, Modern Art Painting with Different Textures, led by the artist Sanaa Merchant. From 5pm to 7pm, Dh50, includes materials, Maraya Community, first floor of Maraya Art Centre (Block E), Sharjah, 06 556 6555, www.maraya.ae

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