Dubai this week, what to do for free or for little money ! Dubai agenda, get ready!


Thursday 22
Catch DJ Yoda live
See the hip-hop supremo scratch everything from ’80s pop tracks to cartoon theme tunes.
Free before 10pm and Dhs100 after for gents, free before midnight and Dhs100 after for ladies. 6pm-3am. Zero Gravity, SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).


Thursday 22
Mark Australia Day at Clé Dubai
Celebrate at Australian-Lebanese chef Greg Malouf’s gala dinner featuring entertainment from Australian performer Tina Arena.
Dhs650 (unlimited food and beverages). 7pm-midnight. Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 352 5150).


Thursday 22
See Taken 3
Liam Neeson reprises his role as Bryan Mills, who in the latest instalment of the action franchise finds himself on the run after being framed for his ex-wife’s murder.
Out now in cinemas across Dubai.


Thursday 22
Have an underground night out  The UK’s Circus master Yousef will take to the decks alongside Smokingroove, Mr Mr and Michka for a night of quality house music.
Dhs100. Free for ladies before midnight. 10pm-3am. The Basement, Boutique 7 Hotel & Suites, TECOM (04 434 5555).


Friday 23
Watch the Dubai Marathon
Cheer on the professionals and thousands of plucky amateurs as they take on the 42.195km distance. Keep an eye out for Ethiopian Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele.
Free to spectate. Race starts 7am. Route starts and ends on Umm Suqeim Road opposite Madinat Jumeirah (04 433 5669).


Friday 23
Enjoy the Dubai Polo series
The Silver Cup in this prestigious polo event will feature the world’s best teams and players. Spectators can enjoy full hospitality. In addition, families can pack a picnic and enjoy the sport from the lawns.
From Dhs150. Daily 12.30pm-5pm. Until February 6. Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club,  ArabianRanches, (056 373 2999).


Saturday 24
Yoga workshop with Dharna
Today is the final day of this two-day workshop led by Dharna Ashar.
Pre-register to attend. Dhs1,250. 9am-5pm January 23 and 24. Courtyard Hotel, Dubai Investment Park (050 556 6740).


Saturday 24
Make an app at the Sketch workshop
Learn the techniques for building an attractive and functional app for iOS 8 at the Sketch 3 workshop. Register and purchase tickets online.
Dhs735. 1pm-7pm. The Cribb, Football Center, Al Manara Street, Al Quoz, (04 319 7645).


Monday 26
Take a capoeira class
Discover the Brazilian martial art that combines strength with agility and music.
Dhs475 per month, three classes per week. Mon and Wed 4pm-5pm (kids), 7pm-8pm (adults), Sat 1.30pm (family class for kids and adults). Ongoing. Team Nogueira, Al Quoz, (04 338 8967).




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