5 things to do today: Check out films at Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil’s summer screening series and get your tickets to see the Dave Matthews Band

Our daily round up of things to do. Watch Sunset Boulevard at the screening series Here Comes the Sun, get your tickets to see the Dave Matthews Band, visit the Dubai Sports World, register to take part in the Drop-In Sessions and paint indoors with thejamjar.

Gloria Swanson and William Holden, right, in Sunset Boulevard. Paramount Pictures / AP photo
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Watch the 1950 film Sunset Boulevard as part of Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil's summer screening series Here Comes the Sun. The American film directed by Billy Wilder is about an unsuccessful screenwriter who writes a screenplay for Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson), a former silent-film star, who dreams of making a triumphant return to the big screen. The film also stars William Holden, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson and Cecil B DeMille. 9pm, free, A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.cinemaakil.com

Get your tickets now to see the Dave Matthews Band. The American rock band will kick off their 2015 international tour in Abu Dhabi. Hits include Ants Marching, Crash Into Me, The Space Between and Satellite. October 8, from Dh295, du Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ticketmaster.ae

Visit the Dubai Sports World and enjoy your favourite sports indoors during the hot summer months. The air-conditioned arena features a wide variety of sports and fitness activities that cater to all skill levels. From 8am to 1am, Dubai World Trade Centre, 04 306 4000, visit www.dubaisportsworld.ae

Register to take part in the Drop-In Sessions, which are art activities inspired by the Louvre Abu Dhabi Stories: Al Qalam artworks. Learn how to create a digital Fayoum self-portrait, dioramas and short animations based on Indian miniatures. On July 24 and 25, from 2pm to 6pm on July 24; from 1pm to 5pm on July 25, Dh50, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, register at 02 657 5800, www.saadiyatculturaldistrict.ae

Paint indoors this summer and explore your creativity with the summer promotion from thejamjar. Save 15 per cent on all painting packages. From 10am to 6pm, Street 17A, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 341 7303, visit www.thejamjardubai.com

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