Your essential guide to what's happening in the Emirates
Top 10: See the exhibition Vantage Point Sharjah 5, attend Literaturhaus at Nadi, get a special offer at Bodytree Studio
See Vantage Point Sharjah 5, the fifth iteration of the annual initiative of the Sharjah Art Foundation to support the practice of photography within the GCC by fostering the development of local and regional photographers. This edition features images with the theme Architecture and Urban Landscape and showcases works by artists who responded to an open call. Pictured: An image by Hussein Alamri
Daily until October 5, Gallery 1 & 2, Al Mureijah Square, Sharjah, www.sharjahart.org
Bodytree Studios offers new clients the September Special, featuring unlimited classes for 10 days, as well as a studio tour, taster juices from the in-house juice bar Nectar, and 20 per cent off the first class package. Everyone who purchases a class package will also be entered in a draw to win a consultation with nutritionist Suzie Terzian, as well as other prizes.
From Dh175 for classes only; Dh210 for full offer, valid for 10 consecutive days, Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, firstname.lastname@example.org
Swiss Art Gate UAE presents Equus & Folium by Venezuelan artist Bernardo Nieves and Italian artist Daniela Carletti. The exhibition features Nieves’s large-scale horses, spectacular floating animals that represent elegance and manhood, and Carletti’s digital paintings of leaves, which convey innocence through delicate impressions of animals and insects in the cycle of life.
Daily until March 10, from 12.30pm to 7pm, Mezzaluna restaurant, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, 050 225 1783, www.swissartgateuae.com
Head to Yas Island for TrainYas and enjoy a walk, jog, run or bike around the 5.55km Yas Marina Circuit during the cooler evening temperatures. Bikes and helmets are available for rent from Fun Ride Sports and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi provides 400 bikes available to borrow.
Tonight, 6pm to 10pm, free with registration, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, 800 927, register at www.yasmarinacircuit.com
Alliance Francaise Dubai presents Hurban Vortex, an exhibition of works by French photographer Boris Wilensky, inspired by trips to Tokyo in 2009 and 2011 and built around three series: Origins, Collapse and Post. The images reflect upon humanity, cities, modernity and future.
Daily until September 15, 9am to 8pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed Fridays), La Galerie, Alliance Francaise Dubai, Oud Metha, Dubai, 04 335 8712, www.afdubai.org
Get tickets now for Party in the Park, which will be headlined by former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher performing tracks from his new album As You Were, as well as Oasis classics. Hits include Wonderwall, Don’t Look Back In Anger and Supersonic. Electronica band The Chemical Brothers (Galvanize, Hey Boy Hey Girl, Block Rockin’ Beats), will also perform. The event will include market stalls, food trucks and more.
November 10, from 2pm, from Dh295, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net
Marvel’s Inhumans tells the story of the Royal Family of Inhumans, who escape to Hawaii following a military coup and discover that their isolated surroundings may help them not only survive, but also Earth itself. But they must find a way to reunite and return to their home before their way of life is destroyed. Sci-fi, starring Anson Mount, Iwan Rheon, Sonya Balmores, Serinda Swan, Isabelle Cornish, Ken Leung and Henry Ian Cusick.
Screening at Mall of the Emirates in Dubai. (TBA)
Register now to take part in the annual Pink Is Punk Run:Swim event presented by Ignite Fitness and Wellness, to raise money for breast cancer awareness in support of the Al Jalila Foundation. Four categories of races with varying lengths offer a distance suitable for all fitness abilities, including open, sprint, junior and a fun run. Participants are encouraged to bring props and dress up as superheroes or in fancy dress for the fun run, as there will be a prize for the best-dressed.
October 6, from 6am, from Dh150 for adults; from Dh70 for juniors, Anantara The Palm Resort and Spa, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, register at www.premieronline.com
Literaturhaus at Nadi presents a mid-week discussion featuring Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh, a cultural adviser to Sheikh Zayed, who will speak about the development of the cultural scene in the UAE. He will also share stories about the importance of culture and books on his life, reflecting on his early UAE memories and the Founding Father.
Today, from 6.30pm, free, Literaturhaus at Nadi, Nadi Al Quoz, Al Quoz, Dubai, email@example.com
Real Pilates has a special Back on Track offer to help you get back in the swing of things after a long summer. New clients are invited to take part in up to five classes – mat or equipment-based – in a trial offer that is valid for two weeks. There are 161 classes to choose from at two studios in Dubai. Pilates classes are run by certified trainers who can guide clients in their programme.
From Dh295 for five classes, Real Pilates locations in JLT and Jumeirah, Dubai, 04 345 3228, www.real-pilates.com