5 things to today: see the exhibition Pappa

Plus: check out an exhibition of ceramics, learn how to identify and handle difficult people, take in a French movie, or get tickets for an improv-meets-Survivor event.

Pappa - A Beautiful Day by Katarina Premfors is on show at Gulf Photo Plus. Courtesy Gulf Photo Plus
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see the exhibition Pappa. The photographer Katarina Premfors presents images documenting her father’s final months, celebrating the struggles and victories occurring for both each day. From 10am to 7pm, Gulf Photo Plus, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 380 8545, www.gulfphotoplus.com

check out the exhibition Earth Transformed, in which the Irish artist Michael Rice presents ceramic works concerned with form, texture, surface and presence, including Juddered Red Terra Sigillata Form (pictured). From noon to 8pm, Rotunda Gallery, Building A, School of Architecture, Art and Design, American University in Dubai, www.mceramics.com

learn how to identify difficult people, ­understand how they cause conflict and get practical tips on how to manage them in our lives. From 9.30am to 11am, Dh50, The ­LightHouse Arabia Clinic, Villa 2, Jumeirah Road, Umm Suqeim 2, Dubai, register at ­intern@lighthousearabia.com

enjoy French cinema at Cine 13. Les Gamins, a comedy starring Alain Chabat and Max Boublil in which a young musician finds friendship with his fiancée's father, has English and Arabic subtitles. At 10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm, 6.30pm, 8.30pm, 10.30pm and 12.30am, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai, www.grandcinemas.com

get your tickets to Maestro: Valentine ­Edition, which is described as "improv meets Survivor". Laugh as 12 virtuoso actors converge for a night of scenes, songs and games. Guests eliminate performers until choosing a winner, crowned the Maestro. February 13 and 14, 8pm, from Dh50, Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz, Dubai, reserve your seats at www.courtyardplayhouse.com

* Compiled by Ellen Fortini