Your daily guide to community and cultural activities across the Emirates for January 2, 2017, including performances, festivals, art exhibitions, film screenings, health and fitness events, talks, classes, workshops and family fun.
Book tickets to attend Bride Show Abu Dhabi 2017. A one-stop-shop destination for brides-to-be, the event offers a variety of jewellery, hair, beauty, wellness, home and bridal fashion options under one roof. Also check out the Arabic Fashion Awards, Bride Wedding Awards, the VIP Lounge, and pamper yourself at the Indulge Me Pamper Zone, which offers a number of express treatments.
January 25 to January 28, tickets cost from Dh20 from www.ticketmaster.ae, Halls 7,8 and 9, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Abu Dhabi, www.thebrideshow.com
The Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice, featuring the voices of Andrey Korenkov and Robert Lence tells the story of Kai and Gerda, who have been raised among trolls in snowy lands. Now grown up, they are ready to cause a global disaster. Animated adventure.
Screening at cinemas across the UAE. (G)
See the exhibition Flamboyant Impressions. German photographer Andreas Denstorf presents Platux photo art, which is based on multidimensional images that include separations, reflections, overlays and colours. Pictured: Flamboyant Toskana 2016 Platux
Daily until March 4, Mezzaluna restaurant, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, 050 225 1783, www.swissartgateuae.com
See the exhibition Visions of the Future. The show will feature some of the best-known established artists in the UAE, as well as young talent who bring a fresh, new character to Emirati art. Pictured: Noise by Tala Atrouni
Daily until Thursday, 10am to 9pm, Etihad Modern Art Gallery, Bateen area, Street 4, Villa 4/2, www.etihadmodernart.com
See Hundred Best Arabic Posters at Warehouse421. The exhibition collects the best posters from across the Arab world, spreading knowledge about graphic design in the region.
Until February 9, 10am to 8pm, Tuesdays to Sundays (closed on Mondays), Warehouse421, Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi, www.warehouse421.ae
Sign up to attend Readers Majlis. Emirates Literature Foundation and Sofitel Hotels’ session for book lovers is held every second Monday of the month to discuss different topics, where participants can share their experiences and passion for literature with like-minded enthusiasts. The topic for this month is Tales.
Monday, 10.30am to 11.30am, free, Sofitel Jumeirah Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, to register email [email protected]
See Solar Flare, Always Red, in which Raja’a Khalid presents works inspired by mythologies of power, the aesthetics of consumerism and the economies of desire since 1984. Pictured: Tom Ford Oud Wood
Daily until Saturday, 11am to 7pm (closed on Friday), Grey Noise, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, 04 379 0764, www.greynoise.org
Take advantage of the festive offers from The Nail Pavilion and pamper yourself. Get a chrome manicure, pedicure and a blow dry for Dh370, or get a bundle offer of five manicures for you and your friends for Dh350.
Mani-pedi offer ends on January 10; bundle offer ends on January 15, 9am to 9pm, The Nail Pavilion, Cluster Y, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, 04 422 9791
Buy tickets now to attend Cairo Sound Music Festival. Popular Egyptian artists such as Cairokee (pictured), Sharmoofers, Massar Egbari, Zap Therwat, Khaled Hussein and Moustafa Ghazal will showcase their unique styles at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre.
January 13, 5pm, doors open at 4pm, tickets cost from Dh95, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai, www.cairosoundfestival.com
Get tickets now for the Sharjah World Music Festival, which features nine concerts over nine nights, starting with Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab (pictured) and Emirati singer Hussain Al Jassmi on January 6, and ending with Emirati Night on January 14, featuring the band Nagham Al Emarat and singer Jasem Mohamad.
January 6 to 14, 8pm on opening night; 9pm all other nights, from Dh250, locations include Al Majaz Amphitheatre, Flag Island Amphitheatre and Al Qasba Theatre, Sharjah, www.ticketmaster.ae