10 things to do today: attend an Ashtanga Led Primary Series at Bodytree, have a laugh at a comedy show and more

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Your daily guide to community and cultural activities across the Emirates for March 16, 2017, including performances, festivals, art exhibitions, film creenings, health and fitness events, talks, classes, workshops and family fun. Aarti Jhurani rounds up 10 things to do today in the UAE.

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Abu Dhabi

Fitness Class

Book your spot to attend the Ashtanga Led Primary Series pop-up yoga at Bodytree. Instructor Tina Bock will guide the class through each pose with instructions including modifications to allow safe practice. It will also incorporate traditional chants and counts. Basic yoga experience is necessary for this class.

Tomorrow, 9am to 10.30am, Dh95 (also includes a Nectar juice), Bodytree Studio, at the corner of 11th and 26th streets, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, email info@bodytreestudio.com to book your spot

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Abu Dhabi

Comedy show

Have some laughs with the Yalla Laughs crew at their St Patrick’s Day comedy show, with special host Rodget Talty (pictured), and featuring the comedians Simeon Goodson, Akshay Ahuja, Colin Armstrong and Dylan McShain.

Tonight, 8pm, free entry, Oasis Beach, Le Méridien, Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi

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Abu Dhabi

Photo exhibition

Check out the opening of the exhibition Moments in the Lives of Muslims in China – Through the Lens of Peter Sanders. A photo essay of the daily lives of Muslim communities in China, it features 50 large-scale images by the British photographer. Pictured: Imam of Nagiahu Mosque, Ningxia, China

Opens today and runs until June 11, 11am today; 8am to 8pm, Saturdays to Thursdays; 4pm to 8pm, Fridays, Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, Al Majjarah, Sharjah, www.sharjahmuseums.ae

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Abu Dhabi

Fitness event

Book a ticket to attend #theADmovement’s ladies-only dance fitness birthday party in association with GuavaPass. The event, which takes place at the newly-opened Al Jawhara Spa Wellness & Gym, allows you to take four dance fitness sessions, taste the healthy fare at Nabati café, get discounts on GuavaPass and Al Jawhara memberships, enjoy a luxurious spa experience and gain access to the spa facilities.

Tomorrow, 4pm to 8.30pm, free for GuavaPass members, tickets cost Dh195, Al Jawhara Spa Wellness & Gym, Mohammed bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi, www.eventbrite.com

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Dubai

Holi celebration

Book your tickets to play Holi – the Indian festival of colours – at Bheege Chunariya. There will be performances by Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan, music composers and singers Vishal and Shekhar, actor Sonu Sood, rapper Badshah and playback singer Neeti Mohan. There will also be various DJs playing throughout the day.

Tomorrow, 9am to 6pm, tickets cost from Dh150, Autism Rocks Arena, Dubai Outlet Mall, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net

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Dubai

Art exhibition

Visit Atelier M, featuring works by UAE-based French artist Myriam Schrive. Curated by Alliance Française Dubai, it portrays the challenges faced by visually-impaired people. Pictured: a painting by the artist.

Today until Monday, open 24 hours, free, Plantation, Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, Dubai

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Dubai

Performance

Enjoy a live performance by André Reyes from the Gipsy Kings with his band, at the Pyramids Rooftop Gardens in Wafi. One of the most famous flamenco rumba singers in the world, some of his popular hits include Bamboleo, Volare and La Dona.

Today, 9pm, doors open at 8pm, Dh150, Pyramids Rooftop Gardens at Wafi, Oud Metha, Dubai, www.pyramidsrestaurantsatwafi.com

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Dubai

Family fun

Take your family to the Dubai Marina Street Festival. With more than 500 shows across the 10-day festival, there will be performances by talented artists from various countries including Japan, Italy, Australia, Spain, Chile, Canada, Poland and Singapore. There will also be food trucks and entertainers.

Starts today and runs until March 25, 4.15pm to 10pm, Thursdays; 3.15pm to 11pm, Fridays and Saturdays; 5pm to 9.15pm, Sundays to Wednesdays, free, Dubai Marina Mall Promenade, www.dubaimarinamall.com

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Dubai

Art exhibition

See The Things They Carry, an exhibition by Debjani Bhardwaj and Jennifer Boldt, who use ceramics, paper and textiles to explore the subtleties of the human experience, focusing on memories and emotions. Pictured: Facets 3.2 by Jennifer Boldt

Until Saturday, 6pm to 9pm, Yadawei Gallery, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.yadawei.net

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Dubai

Photo exhibition

Check out works by renowned yoga photographer Richard Pilnick at Talise Spa and the lululemon store, in association with Art Dubai. It features portraits by the photographer, who has worked with many leading teachers in yoga communities around the world and the brand lululemon.

Today until Monday, 7am to 9.30pm, Talisa Spa, Madinat Jumeirah; 10am to 10pm, lululemon, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, www.richardpilnick.com

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