5 things to do today: See the exhibition Against the Darkness or get tickets to see Boyzlife

Our daily round-up of things to do. See the exhibition Against the Darkness, book a spot for you and your child for the Kindermusik Summer Session, sign up to take part in a class at Maraya Art Centre, register your children for the Dubai Drums Summer Camp, and get tickets to see Boyzlife.

Mohammad Bozorgi at Ayyam, Martyred Child (Damascus). Courtesy Mohammad Bozorgi and Ayyam Gallery
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See the exhibition Against the Darkness. Iranian calligrapher Mohammad Bozorgi's works serve as an exploration of colour and the high level of abstraction. Open 10am to 8pm, Ayyam Gallery, Gate Village Building 3, DIFC, Dubai, 04 439 2395, www.ayyamgallery.com

Book a spot for you and your child, up to age 3, for the Kindermusik Summer Session at Bodytree Studio. Family time classes take place twice a week and help develop children's love of music and early-learning skills by engaging in music and movement. Mondays, 10.30am or Wednesdays, 5pm, from Dh60 per class, Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, www.bodytreestudio.com

Sign up to take part in the metal wire self-portrait class led by artist Mira Mortada at Maraya Art Centre. Learn how to draw a self-stylised portrait from a single, continuous line and bend metal to create the portrait from a single strand. July 25, 5.30pm to 7pm, Dh30, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, 06 556 6555, rsvp@maraya.ae

Register your children, ages 6 to 16, for the Dubai Drums Summer Camp, where they can learn percussion through improvisation, hand-held instruments, ethnic drumming, facilitation skills, music games, tribal dance and more. Runs until August 25, 9am to 12.30pm for ages 6 to 12; 2 to 5.30pm for ages 13 to 16, Dh650 per week, Urban Tribe Events, Street 17, Al Quoz 4, Dubai, 04 347 4790, www.dubaidrums.com

Get tickets for Boyzlife and see Brian McFadden of Westlife and Keith Duffy of Boyzone together on stage for an intimate evening of stories, laughter and music. November 10 and 11, doors open at 6.15pm, show starts at 7.45pm, November 10 at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Dubai Marina; November 11 at Hilton Abu Dhabi, Corniche, Abu Dhabi, www.ticketmaster.ae