x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 23 January 2018

Five things to do today: See works by the artist Rana Begum

Or see an exhibition of original art by more than 30 artists; have iftar at Flavours Restaurant, attend a theater workshop or learn more about skyscrapers.

Rana Begum's RB No 430 is part of the exhibition No 10. Courtesy The Third Line
Rana Begum's RB No 430 is part of the exhibition No 10. Courtesy The Third Line

head to The Third Line to see the exhibition No 10, featuring works by the artist Rana Begum, who takes inspiration from urban order and disorder to create metal sculptures coated with vibrant colours. From 10am-7pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed Fridays), The Third Line, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 341 1367, www.thethirdline.com

see original pieces from almost 30 artists such as Hamdan Al Shamsi, whose work Twin is pictured. Prices capped at Dh4,000, meaning a discount of up to 90 per cent on some pieces. From 10am-1pm and 9-11pm, free entry, Ghaf Art Gallery, Khaleej Al Arabi (30th street), Abu Dhabi, 02 665 5332, www.ghafartgallery.com

enjoy iftar at Flavours Restaurant with traditional Arabic and international dishes, or the suhoor tent at Bravo for snacks and drinks with shisha, TV, backgammon and cards from 9pm. From Dh180 for iftar, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Corniche Road, 02 677 3333, www.sheraton.com/abudhabi

join Resuscitation Theatre for Playreading/Workshop Evenings on the plays of the Emirati playwright Saleh Karama. From 7.30-9.30pm weekly, booking essential at resuscitationtheatre@gmail.com, Dh50 for non-company members, Resuscitation Theatre studio, Abu Dhabi. Maps and directions will be given at the time of booking

learn about skyscrapers at the exhibition Mega Towers: Higher and Higher. Find out why skyscrapers have become such desired projects, how they came into being and what we can expect of future projects. Alliance Française, Oud Metha, Dubai, 04 335 8712, info@afdubai.org

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