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10 things to do today: See the Korean thriller A Tale of Two Sisters at Cinema Space, visit Global Village, and more

Your daily guide to community and cultural activities across the Emirates for March 6, 2017, including performances, festivals, art exhibitions, film screenings, health and fitness events, talks, classes, workshops and family fun. Ellen Fortini rounds up 10 things to do today in the UAE.

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Abu Dhabi

Art exhibition

But We Cannot See Them: Tracing a UAE Art Community, 1988-2008 focuses on a community of artists, sometimes called “the five”, made up of visual artists, writers and filmmakers that encouraged a new culture of radical, formal and conceptual experimentation. The community is now being viewed as playing an important role in the UAE’s history. Pictured: Keyboard by Mohammed Kazem

Daily until May 25, 3pm to 10pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed on Fridays), New York University Abu Dhabi Art Gallery, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, 02 628 8000, www.nyuad-artgallery.org

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Dubai

Yoga class

Register now to attend the popular Urban Yoga X Talise Fitness Rooftop Yoga session and unwind in a 90-minute class led by lululemon ambassador and Urban Yoga resident yogi Omar Sultani, while overlooking the skyline of Dubai.

March 13, 7.30pm, from Dh50 for Talise Fitness members; from Dh85 for non-members, terrace, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, register at www.talisefitness.com

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Abu Dhabi

Film screening

See the Korean thriller A Tale of Two Sisters at Cinema Space. The 2003 film directed by Kim Jee-woon is based on a Korean fairy tale, and focuses on two young sisters who live with their father and stepmother and face a mysterious past in this story full of plot twists, mystery and drama.

Tonight, 7.30pm, free with registration, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, register at cinemaspace-abudhabi.splashthat.com

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Abu Dhabi

Kids’ fun

Register to attend the show Ministry of Science: The World Is One Classroom as part of the Abu Dhabi Festival, featuring the UK’s favourite science team, who return to Abu Dhabi to show how we all have the potential to be a scientist, inventor or engineer and change our world for the better. Expect science experiments on a grand scale, including exploding volcanoes and fire tornadoes.

Saturday, 11am and 4pm, free with registration, Abu Dhabi Theatre, Abu Dhabi, www.abudhabifestival.ae

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Abu Dhabi

Exhibition talk

Register to attend a public talk Just Between Us, an inside look at the current exhibition, Bayn: The In-Between, which delves into the past and the future, focusing on how transition and change have shaped the artworks chosen. Pictured: Hatem Hatem, one of the featured artists who will participate in the talk

Wednesday, 6.30pm to 8pm, free with registration, Warehouse421, Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi, www.warehouse421.ae

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Dubai

Family fun

Visit Global Village and enjoy top street theatre acts including stilt walkers, magicians, plus, The Super Helpful Heroes, The Builders and Men Not at Work, Gorilla Gary, Mobile Magicians, The Stilt-ers, One-Man Band, Mad Scientists and Globot, the Global Village robot, Junk Truck and many more.

Daily until April 8, 4pm to midnight, Saturdays to Wednesdays; 4pm to 1am on Thursdays and Fridays, Global Village, Dh15 entrance, Exit 37, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, Dubai, www.globalvillage.ae

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Dubai

Art exhibition

In Journey to Abstraction, Dana Naser presents abstract art that explores her intuitive creativity and takes inspiration from day-to-day experiences and emotions. She creates impressions with textures, visual form, colour and spontaneity, concentrating on different media, including acrylics, oils, pastels and ink with wire, fabric, silk screen and more. Pictured: Muted

Daily until March 31, 10am to 10pm, Art Couture, Event Centre, Lobby Level, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City, Dubai, 04 701 1111, www.artcoutureuae.com

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Dubai

Kids’ camp

Take advantage of early bird prices when you register your kids, ages 3 to 13, to take part in the Gulf Star Sports Spring Camps, multi-activity camps, where they can enjoy hours of fun and excitement as well as learn new skills, including sports, team games, arts and crafts, martial arts, performing arts and more.

March 26 to 30 and April 2 to 6, 9am to 2.30pm, early-bird price from Dh650 for one week; Dh800 after March 16, Foremarke School, Jebel Ali Primary School, Arcadia Preparatory School, Clarion School, Repton School, Dovecote Green Primary School, Hartland International School, Dubai, 050 429 4860, [email protected]

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Dubai

Theme park

Visit Dubai Parks and Resorts and enjoy a UAE resident discount all this month at the three theme parks. Motiongate Dubai features rides and activities based on top Hollywood movies, Bollywood Parks Dubai has Bollywood film-themed attractions, while Legoland Dubai and Legoland Water Park have fun for the whole family and feature Lego models made from more than 60 million Lego bricks.

From Dh165 for Bollywood Parks and Legoland Water Park; Dh210 for Legoland and Motiongate Dubai, Dubai Parks and Resorts, E11, Dubai, 800 2629464, resident rate bookable online only at www.dubaiparksandresorts.com

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Dubai

Networking walk

Plan to attend The Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk in celebration of International Women’s Day, and join established and emerging women leaders in a walk together to discuss the challenges and opportunities of their profession with the aim of establishing a mentoring relationship.

Saturday, 7am to 11am, Dh365 for mentees; free for mentors, Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club, Arabian Ranches, Dubai, www.vitalvoices.org

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