5 things to do today: sign up for a comedy course in Dubai or watch The Sea Inside in Abu Dhabi

Also: explore Climate, the 360 Exhibition; enjoy European Day of Languages; or get tickets to the Emirates NBD Classics concert.

Participants warming up ahead of a comedy workshop led by Dean Obeidallah, an American comedian, organised by the Dubomedy Arts School. Randi Sokoloff for The National
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Sign up for comedy courses at Dubomedy’s Comedy School. From improv for beginners and advance stand-up comedy to improv jam and a teen comedy course tailored for ages 10 to 15, Dubomedy has classes for all levels – all ending with a show.

Starts October 3, then runs every Saturday until November 14, different timings and prices for different courses, Dubomedy, 1 Lake Plaza (near Damac metro station), Cluster T, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, 800 266 339, www.dubomedy.com

Explore Climate, the 360 Exhibition. With the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris coming up in November, this exhibition uses photographs and videos to take a closer look at the issues raised by the increase in greenhouse gas emissions as a result of human activity.

From 9am to 8pm, Sundays to Wednesdays, and 9am to 5pm, Thursdays and Saturdays (closed Fridays), Alliance Française Dubai, Street 18, Dubai, 04 335 8712, www.afdubai.org

Enjoy European Day of Languages, hosted by Eton Institute. The event will feature cultural presentations, demonstrations, a talk on European art, music, food, activities for children and other events that celebrate language and diversity.

From 4pm to 8pm, Eton Institute, Dubai, www.middleeast.etoninstitute.com

Get tickets to the Emirates NBD Classics concert featuring Grammy Award-winning musician Vishwa Mohan Bhatt. Bhatt will play his Mohan Veena – a special 19-string slide guitar/sitar that is a modified version of a Hawaiian guitar – in this fusion performance.

October 2, 8pm, from Dh150, Centrepoint Theatre, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.ductac.org, 04 341 4777

Watch the film The Sea Inside, based on the true story of Spaniard Ramón Sampedro (played by Javier Bardem), who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. Spanish with subtitles in English.

At 7.30pm, The Space Abu Dhabi, twofour54, Park Rotana building, Khalifa Park, Abu Dhabi, RSVP at www.cinemaspace-theseainside.splashthat.com