5 things to do today: catch The Fridge Allstars in Dubai or get tickets to see Varekai: Tales of the Forest

Our daily round-up of things to do: catch The Fridge Allstars; visit the Alserkal Avenue cultural neighbourhood; see a folk dance at The Galleria; attend free language sessions; or get tickets for Varekai.
Cuban flautist Malena Avila. Matt Terrey
Cuban flautist Malena Avila. Matt Terrey

Catch The Fridge Allstars, who perform an eclectic selection of instrumental and vocal performances. The show is part of The Fridge Concert Series, a music programme that features top local artists and musicians in a variety of genres. On September 26, doors open at 7.30pm, Dh50 at the door; free for students 18 and under, The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, www.thefridgedubai.com

Visit Alserkal Avenue, the arts and culture neighbourhood, for Alserkal Lates. Take guided tours of the galleries and concepts opening this season, and enjoy contemporary art, music and food at various locations on the avenue. On September 26, 6pm to 9pm, guided tours at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz 1, Dubai, www.alserkalaveue.ae

Head to The Galleria and enjoy a showcase of traditional Crna Gora Montenegrin folklore dance in celebration of Montenegro’s decade of independence and millennium of statehood. On September 26, 7pm to 10pm, The Great Room, The Galleria, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/TheGalleriaUAE

Attend European Day of Languages at Eton Institute and celebrate Europe’s cultural diversity through cultural rooms, free language micro-lessons, games for children and teenagers, and live performances. On September 26, 4pm to 8pm, Eton Institute, Park Rotana Office Complex, Khalifa Park, Abu Dhabi, 02 449 9649; Block 3, Dubai Knowledge Park, Dubai, 04 438 6800, register at middleeast.etoninstitute.com

Get tickets to see Varekai: Tales of the Forest. The Cirque du Soleil show’s run in the UAE has been extended for two days. The story takes place in a forest, where a young man embarks on an extraordinary adventure. On September 26, 6pm and 10pm, from Dh245, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, www.tixbox.com


Published: September 26, 2016 04:00 AM


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