5 things to do: Attend the UAE debut of The Final Lesson or watch Abba Revival the Tribute

Attend the UAE debut of the 2015 French film, The Final Lesson, at The Scene Club. The drama, directed by Pascale Pouzadoux, stars Marthe Villalonga as 92-year-old Madeleine, who has set the date of her death, and decides to tell her son and daughter to prepare them for her disappearance, all the while giving them […]

Attend the UAE debut of the 2015 French film, The Final Lesson, at The Scene Club. The drama, directed by Pascale Pouzadoux, stars Marthe Villalonga as 92-year-old Madeleine, who has set the date of her death, and decides to tell her son and daughter to prepare them for her disappearance, all the while giving them a final lesson. In French with English subtitles, also starring Sandrine Bonnaire and Antoine Duléry. Doors open at 7pm for registration and networking, film begins at 8pm, main auditorium, Dubai Knowledge Village, Dubai, register at www.thesceneclub.com.

Get tickets now to see Abba Revival the Tribute. The award-winning performers from the UK present live cover versions of the Swedish band’s hit songs as part of Wafi’s In the Park events, including Waterloo, Take a Chance on Me and Mamma Mia. February 11 to 12, 8pm, from Dh225 per person includes a picnic basket per couple, Pyramids Rooftop Gardens, Wafi, Dubai, 04 324 4100, www.pyramidsrestaurantatwafi.com.

Register your children between the ages of 8 and 16 for The Ultimate Comedy Masterclass, a special workshop from Hayley’s Comet, led by London comedian and entertainer Neil Frost, who has performed improv all over the world. The workshop will involve physical activities, focusing on clown and mask work, stand-up comedy, plus the best improvisation tips. February 19, 9.30am to 11.30am, Dh225 for registered Hayley’s Comet children; Dh250 for others, James & Alex Dance Studios, Dubai Media City, info@hayleyscomet.com, 055 104 0538.

Have some fun with the Yalla Laughs gang at Greek Comedy Night, featuring the comedians Rami Boraie, Will Robson, Dave Marosi, Jon Boulton, Eggsy and Erik Thornquist. At 8pm, free entry, Acropolis Greek restaurant, Le Méridien, Abu Dhabi, www.yallalaughs.com.

Plan to take part in the drop-in Folk Jam session, which welcomes musicians and singers of all genres, primarily Celtic, country, pop and blues. Saturdays, 8pm to 11pm, La Pergola bar, Mercure Hotel, Hamdan Street, Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/mercureabudhabi.

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