5 things to do today: have some laughs with Anthony Kavanagh and enjoy an outdoor performance

Our daily round up of things to do. Have some laughs with Anthony Kavanagh, celebrate the excitement of football at the Kicking and Screening film festival, enjoy an outdoor performance at ChoirFest Middle East 2015, celebrate the ninth anniversary of Eton Institute, and plan to attend the Art & Coffee Morning at Art Couture.

Anthony Kavanagh. Courtesy The French Comedy Club
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Have some laughs with Anthony Kavanagh. The Haitian-Canadian stand-up comedian will perform the first of two energetic one-man shows in Dubai tonight. The performances will be in French.Today and tomorrow, 9pm, Dh295, Centrepoint Theatre, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, 04 341 4777, www.ductac.org

Celebrate the excitement and passion of football at the Kicking and Screening film festival, which starts tonight with Blue Moon Rising – a film about the rise of Manchester City into a Premier League superpower. From 8pm to 10pm, conference centre, NYU Abu Dhabi Saadiyat Campus, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, reservations at 02 628 4000, www.nyuad.nyu.edu

Enjoy an outdoor performance of traditional and folk songs by choirs from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and Lebanon, who are participating in ChoirFest Middle East 2015, which runs daily until Saturday. From 12.30pm to 3pm, free, Spanish Steps, Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai, www.choirfestme.com

Celebrate the ninth anniversary of the language school Eton Institute at the Eton Day event, which features games, giveaways, activities, discounts and surprises. From 8am to 9pm, Eton Institute, Block 3, Dubai Knowledge Village, Dubai; Park Rotana Office Complex, Khalifa Park, Abu Dhabi, 800 3866, www.etoninstitute.com/ae

Plan to attend the Art & Coffee Morning, where many of the artists whose works are featured in the Art Couture exhibition Inspirational Women will speak about their paintings and connect them to the women who inspired the works. On Saturday, from 11am to 1pm, Dh50, Art Couture, Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental, Dubai, 04 601 0101, www.artcoutureuae.com