'Wild Arabia' photography exhibition
More than 100 incredible images of the region's rich and varied wildlife are on show in a free 'Wild Arabia' photography exhibition at Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai until May 12.
Budding photographers can enter a year-long competition running alongside the exhibition, which is designed to raise awareness of the region’s rich ecology. See www.wildarabia.com for details of event and competition.
MOthers looking for adventure and a cheap family meal should hit Pompeii restaurant in JLT. The Italian restaurant and cafe has launched a new kids menu ‘Mini Pompeiian’, which offers under 10s a healthy three-course meal for just Dhs35. And to celebrate, the restaurant has partnered with women’s travel group ‘The World at her Feet’, with a free travel package up for grabs to Singapore and Malaysia. To enter, simply dine in at Pompeii, book a trip and enter into the raffle which runs until June 20. www.pompeiipizza.ae
Dubai’s newest comedy night ‘Get Up Stand Up’ is tickling funny bones at The Pavilion, Downtown tonight. A wealth of talent has been collected with comedians from the UAE, England, the US, South Africa and India.
The fun starts at 8pm. Entry is free. Space is very limited so be there early. For more info, go to www.facebook.com/ComedyDubai
Indulge in the traditional German celebration of Maifest this month at Hofbrauhaus at the JW Marriott Hotel in Dubai. Enjoy a stein or two of Maibock - a German hop brewed only during this season - or a glass of traditional May punch with culinary highlights including sausages, pretzels, Bavarian beef goulash and German noodles in beef consomme. Call 04 607 7977.