5 things to do today: See the exhibition As Cold as a White Stone or attend Disco Manila

Our daily round-up of things to do. See the exhibition As Cold as a White Stone, make plans to attend My Baby Thinks I'm Funny, register to attend a class on pediatric and child first aid, attend Disco Manila, and hear a talk by Yasser Elsheshtawy.

Reflection by Lara Zankoul at As Cold as a White Stone. Courtesy Ayyam Gallery Reflection
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See the exhibition As Cold as a White Stone, in which Lebanese artist Lara Zankoul explores what she describes as "the coldness, resistance and numbness of human relationships nowadays". Pictured: Reflection. Open from 10am to 8pm, Ayyam Gallery, Gate Village Building 3, DIFC, Dubai, 04 439 2395, www.ayyamgallery.com

Make plans to attend My Baby Thinks I'm Funny. Indian stand-up comedian Sorabh Pant talks about his family experiences after becoming a father. He wanted a dog, his wife wanted a baby, so they had a baby and neither of them has slept since. Saturday, 8.30pm, from Dh100, ages 21+, Club Boudoir, Jumeirah 1, Dubai, 050 452 1553, www.facebook.com/MyBoudoirDubai

Register to attend a class on pediatric and child first aid, which provides participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent and effectively manage a medical emergency. The class is accredited by the American Heart Association and conducted by Uniteam Medical. Tomorrow, 9am to 5pm, Dh750, Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, www.bodytreestudio.com

Attend Disco Manila and hear the disco hits of the late-70s Philippines, which are rooted in American soul, funk and disco, mixed with Filipino melodic traditions. Following the Thursday night concert, a live band karaoke will take place on Friday. Today and tomorrow, 8pm for concert tonight; 4pm for the live band and karaoke tomorrow, East Plaza, NYU Abu Dhabi Arts Centre, register at nyuad.nyu.edu

Hear a talk by Yasser Elsheshtawy, the curator of the exhibition presented by the National Pavilion UAE at the 2016 edition of la Biennale di Venezia. He will focus on the research and curation of the exhibition. Saturday, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Nadi Al Quoz, Warehouse 90, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, register at nadi.al.quoz@gmail.com

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