5 things to do today: see the exhibition Flamboyant Impressions and register to Pink Paddle

Plus: Get tickets now for Quatuor Hermès, book tickets for the Sunset Music Festival and attend a women only event, GoYas.
Abstract World 2010 PLATUX Abstract Art for the exhibition Flamboyant Impressions. Courtesy Swiss Art Gate
Abstract World 2010 PLATUX Abstract Art for the exhibition Flamboyant Impressions. Courtesy Swiss Art Gate

See the exhibition Flamboyant Impressions. German photographer Andreas Denstorf presents art that he calls Platux – a combination of the philosopher Plato and lux, the Latin word for light. The multidimensional images include separations, reflections, overlays and colours. Pictured: Abstract World. Open 12.30pm to 7pm, Mezzaluna restaurant, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, 050 225 1783, www.swissartgateuae.com

Register for the Pink Paddle event at Eastern Mangroves Hotel and Spa by Anantara and enjoy a guided kayak tour around the mangroves, wearing pink, to raise money for the fight against breast cancer. For an additional charge, you can stay for brunch at Ingredients. October 21, 8am to 10am, Dh150 per adult; Dh130 per child. Dh100 from each ticket goes to Bosom Buddies, an Abu Dhabi-based cancer support group. Eastern Mangroves Hotel and Spa by Anantara, Abu Dhabi, register at 02 656 1152, email lifestyle@anantara.com

Get tickets now for Quatuor Hermès. Alliance Française Dubai presents the French string quartet, whose programme will include Schubert’s Death and the Maiden and Dvorak’s American Quartet. September 29, 8pm, from Dh250, ballroom, The Palace, One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net

Book tickets for the Sunset Music Festival and enjoy an evening of nostalgic hits from the 1990s by performers such as Gabrielle, Arrested Development, Snap!, Freshly Ground and Adam Baluch. October 21, 3.30pm to 11pm, from Dh255, Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, www.platinumlist.net

Attend GoYas, a women’s-only event, featuring a three-kilometre route to run, jog, walk or cycle, plus group fitness classes and an all-female staff. Bikes and helmets can be rented from Fun Ride Sports, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi provides 400 complimentary bikes. Today, 6pm to 9pm, free with registration, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yasmarinacircuit.com

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Published: September 21, 2016 04:00 AM

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