Fun things to do in the UAE on Tuesday, October 29

Want to document those family Halloween dress ups to embarrass them in years to come? Studio 77 are offering up a special Halloween deal to capture all of it. If you quote ‘spooky’ you’ll get professional pictures taken of your best family shots for Dhs99. The studio will be specially decorated for the festive occasion too.

One of the most prestigious ensembles in African classical music and jazz, 3MA is the trio of Ballake Sissoko, Driss Al Maloumi and Rajery, virtuosi string musicians who will bring a blend of African and Arab music to Abu Dhabi. Each musician’s style is emblematic of their respective African countries, but all share a musical passion, a reciprocal dialogue and a beautiful friendship. At Cultural Foundation from 8pm. Tickets start at Dh50.

Zombie Fun at KidZania

Learn the thriller dance or zombie Zumba, watch out for some crazy dance moves as little monsters burn the dance floor. Kids can also sign up for the Slime Workshop where a scientist will teach them how to make scary slime to take home. Entry to the attraction costs Dh67.5 for adults and Dh166.5 for kids.

The Art of Mosaic with Nasim Al Majid

Learn mosaic art with Emirati artist Nasim Al Majid. Create your own mini-mural by painting and gluing mosaic pieces together into a work of art. From 5 to 7pm at the Cultural Foundation. Dh250.

10,000 Years of Luxury Talk

Join Olivier Gabet curator of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s new exhibition ‘10,000 Years of Luxury’ and Director of Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris discusses the exhibition which celebrates a world history of the lavish and luxurious. Luxury fashion features prominently throughout the exhibition with loans from major couture houses including Christian Dior, Givenchy, Chloe, Azzedine Alaia, Maison Schiaparelli, Lanvin and more. Talk is from 6 to 8pm at Louvre Abu Dhabi. The exhibition officially opens tomorrow and will run until February 18. Museum entry is Dh60.


Invisibles Exhibition

Kyra Dupont Troubetzkoy waves good-bye to Dubai where she has lived for 8 years. In a tribute to the time she has spent here in the UAE, the author of Perles des Emirats and My Fantastic Life in Dubai puts up a photographic show called Invisibles, a series of portraits of the people we barely notice but who pace our everyday lives. The photos are on sale and each dirham goes to the people portrayed. At La Galerie, Alliance Francaise.

Try the Doors new Five Senses menu

Diners can now try a sensory truc tiep bong da dining experience at Doors Freestyle Grill, with the launch of their ‘Five Senses’ Menu. The dining journey taps into all the senses showcasing the venue’s cuts, seafood and signature dishes with culinary theatre. Starting off the journey is an avocado salad served with, cucumber, blueberry and apple dressing. This is then followed by beef tataki made with thin slices of Wagyu meat, served with mirin, ginger, chili and Doors’ classic sauce. Then comes the Doors Iskander, thin slices of grilled beef tenderloin, garnished with cherry tomatoes and yoghurt, seasoned and finished at the table. Dessert is a sharing platter featuring the Chef’s selection of desserts served over dry ice.

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