5 things to do today: buy tickets to see pianist Khatia Buniatishvili or enjoy a Pan Asian Night at Pepper

Our daily round-up of things to do today. Buy tickets to see the pianist Khatia Buniatishvili; enjoy a Pan Asian Night at Pepper; visit The Beginnings of a Nation exhibition; reserve a spot for the New Year’s Eve celebrations; catch the final day of 43: A Tribute to the Union of the Emirates.
The Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili. Courtesy of Abu Dhabi Classics
The Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili. Courtesy of Abu Dhabi Classics

Buy tickets to see the Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili play her solo concert, part of the 2014-15 season of Abu Dhabi Classics. On January 7, 8pm, from Dh100, Manarat Al Saadiyat Auditorium, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ticketmaster.ae

Plan a Pan Asian Night at Pepper. Guests can choose from a number of cuisines including Japanese, Thai and Indo-Malay and a Lok Lok live station with fresh meat and fish skewers. Every Tuesday night in January, from 6.30pm to 10.30pm, from Dh195, Pepper, Novotel & Adagio Al Bustan, Abu Dhabi, www.novotel.com

Visit The Beginnings of a Nation exhibition, featuring pieces by the Dutch photographer Anita Van der Krol. Daily until December 31, 10am to 10pm, The Empty Quarter, Building 2, DIFC Gate Village, Dubai, 04 323 1210, www.theemptyquarter.com

Reserve a spot for New Year’s Eve celebrations at Arboretum, Al Hambra and MJ’s Steakhouse. Package includes food and drink, entertainment from Alibi, a six-piece band and a fireworks display. On December 31, 8pm, price from Dh1,950 per person, elegant dress code, 04 366 6730, MJrestaurants@jumeirah.com

Catch the final day of 43: A Tribute to the Union of the Emirates. This exhibition looks into the essence, culture, tradition and heritage of the country, highlighting the last 43 years of artistic expression. Today, Deccember 30, 10am to 10pm, Etihad Modern Art Gallery, Bateen Area, Street 4, Villa 4/2, Abu Dhabi, 02 667 1229 www.etihadmodernart.com

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Published: December 30, 2014 04:00 AM

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