5 things to do today: Book tickets for a performance by the Orchestre de Paris and see the exhibition The Book (Re-Imagined)

Book tickets for a classical performance by the Orchestre de Paris led by Paavo Järvi as part of the Abu Dhabi Festival. The programme includes Berlioz’s Overture Le Corsaire, Lalo’s Cello Concerto and Saint-Saëns’s Symphony No 3 (Organ Symphony), featuring virtuoso cellist Xavier Phillips and acclaimed organist Thierry Escaich. Friday, from Dh125, Emirates Palace, Abu […]

Book tickets for a classical performance by the Orchestre de Paris led by Paavo Järvi as part of the Abu Dhabi Festival. The programme includes Berlioz’s Overture Le Corsaire, Lalo’s Cello Concerto and Saint-Saëns’s Symphony No 3 (Organ Symphony), featuring virtuoso cellist Xavier Phillips and acclaimed organist Thierry Escaich. Friday, from Dh125, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, www.abudhabifestival.ae

See works by a diverse range of contemporary artists in the exhibition, The Book (Re-Imagined), dedicated to the genre of artists’ books, which represent an individual’s deeply personal laboratory of interdisciplinary art. Daily until May 15, 10am to 7pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed Fridays), The Mojo Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 347 7388, www.themojogallery.com

Enjoy a night out at the movies as part of Yas Marina’s weekly Classic Movie Night. This week features the Spanish-language film, Alamar, with English subtitles. Tonight, 7.30pm, free, Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, www.yasmarina.ae

Attend NYU Abu Dhabi’s The Drama Project open workshop, part of a collaboration with Dubomedy and Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation. The event celebrates the achievements of young children from the Abu Dhabi Center for Autism in an open workshop of the Drama Project. Today, 12pm to 1pm, free, NYU Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Campus, Conference Centre, email nyuad.community.outreach@nyu.edu

Cycle your way to a fitter lifestyle with TrainYas Tuesday open track nights. Bikes rentals are available on site and registration can be done online or once you arrive at the track. Appropriate for all ages and ability levels. The circuit length is 5.55km. If cycling isn’t your thing, walkers and runners are also welcome on the track. Every Tuesday, 6pm to 10pm, free, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yasmarinacircuit.com

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