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Top 10: See Memories of Murder at Cinema Space, try vertical training at TrainZSC, have fun at the Comedy Game Show with Dubomedy
Register to attend a screening of the film Memories of Murder presented by the Korean Cultural Center and Cinema Space at Manarat Al Saadiyat. The 2003 Korean film directed by Bong Joon-ho takes place over the course of six years, from 1986 to 1991, as two cops and a special detective try to solve the case of 10 women who were murdered within a two-kilometre radius. The killer’s methods become bolder and better planned and leaves behind no evidence other than the bodies.
Tonight, 7.30pm, free with registration, Cinema Space, auditorium, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, register at cinemaspace-abudhabi.splashthat.com
Tulip Fever stars Alicia Vikander as Sophia, an orphaned girl in 17th-century Amsterdam who is forced to marry Cornelis (Christoph Waltz), a rich and powerful merchant, to save her from a life of poverty. When he commissions a portrait of her, the young, struggling painter, Jan (Dane DeHaan), falls in love with her and together they try to release her from her husband’s grasp. Drama, also starring Holliday Grainger, Judi Dench, Cara Delevingne and Zach Galifianakis.
Screening at cinemas across the UAE (15+)
EDM musicians Martin Garrix, Carl Cox and Tiësto will perform as part of the Beyond the Track concert series during the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Garrix (Animals, In the Name of Love) opens the series on Friday night, November 24, followed by Cox (Fantasee, Ohh Baby) on Saturday, November 25, and Tiësto (Red Lights, The Only Way Is Up, On My Way) after the race on Sunday, November 26.
November 24 to 26, from 10pm, from Dh295, du Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.tixbox.com
Get tickets to attend the Remix 92 concert at Irish Village, featuring nine dancefloor chart-topping performers such as 5ve (Everybody Give Up), Boyzlife (No Matter What), Snap! (Rhythm Is a Dancer), Dr Alban (It’s My Life), Robin S (Show Me Love), Rozalla (Everybody’s Free), Sonique (It Feels So Good), N-Trance (Set You Free), C+C Music Factory (Gonna Make You Sweat), plus 90s sets from DJs Tim Cheddar and Jon Besant.
October 20, doors open at 1pm, first act from 3.30pm, from Dh195 for early-bird, 21+, Irish Village, Al Garhoud, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net
Yalla Laughs presents Yalla Karaoke at Blu Sky Lounge, a karaoke night hosted by Adam Ramey with comedy performances mixed in, including Erik Thornquist performing as Kenny Rogers, Adam Buck as Robbie Williams and Nizam Bantwal as Shah Rukh Khan.
Tonight, from 8pm, free entry, 21+, Blu Sky Lounge, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Mina Road, Abu Dhabi, www.yallalaughs.com
TrainZSC returns today with weekly vertical training sessions presented by Daman ActiveLife. Run the steps of the National Stadium at Zayed Sports City for a workout that includes optional fitness challenges focusing on arms and core. Or take a run or walk around the outside of the stadium for a flat workout. There will also be a bouncy castle for kids and free BMI screenings.
Mondays, 6pm to 9pm, free with registration, ages 12+, National Stadium, Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, register at trainzsc.com
Register to attend the second talk of season two of the Flow Talk Series, and get to know Emirati baker Sidiqa Sohail, who is the owner and founder of the cake and dessert boutique Spontiphoria. Sohail will speak about entrepreneurship and the challenges that she faces running her own businesses while raising a young child. The talk will be followed by a Q&A.
Wednesday, 5pm, free, Flow, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, 055 293 4430, www.flowdubai.com
Join Dubomedy for the launch of the Comedy Game Show, a monthly night of improv comedy mashed up with classic TV game-show segments, audience participation, jokes and prizes. The show is directed by comedian Mina Liccione and features a rotating cast of comedians and special guest hosts.
Tonight, from 8pm, Dh50 includes a welcome beverage, Lucky Voice, Grand Millennium Hotel, Dubai, 800 58259
Register your children to audition for a part in the junior (ages 7 to 11) and senior (ages 12 and older) ensemble in the H2 Productions presentation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The musical will feature comedy, music, dance and colourful costumes, and will run from December 20 to 29.
Friday, 9am registration for junior ensemble with audition at 10am; 1.30pm registration for senior ensemble with 2pm audition, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, www.dubaipanto.com
Register children, ages 8 to 14, for thejamjar Young Artist Programme, a six-week module that enables the exploration of new perspectives using various materials and techniques, to give a deeper understanding of art history and contemporary art practice. The autumn theme focuses on the idea of place and uses charcoal, watercolours and printmaking to let the artists share their interpretations of a specific space.
Starts Wednesday and Saturday, 4.30pm to 6.30pm on Wednesdays; 10am to noon on Saturdays, from Dh1,600 includes all materials, thejamjar, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.thejamjardubai.com