5 things to do today: Book tickets to watch Andrea Bocelli in Abu Dhabi and see the exhibition Soshana Unforgettable

Book tickets to watch Andrea Bocelli’s return to the capital. The tenor will kick off his Cinema World Tour, celebrating the release of his album Cinema, which features a collection of songs from films including Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Doctor Zhivago and The Godfather. Tomorrow, April 22, from Dh395, du Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ticketmaster.ae […]

Book tickets to watch Andrea Bocelli’s return to the capital. The tenor will kick off his Cinema World Tour, celebrating the release of his album Cinema, which features a collection of songs from films including Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Doctor Zhivago and The Godfather. Tomorrow, April 22, from Dh395, du Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ticketmaster.ae

See Soshana Unforgettable, an exhibition of works by the Austrian artist Susanne Schüller, known as Soshana, who lived and worked among the artistic and intellectual avant-garde in Paris and New York and painted portraits of well-known personalities. Soshana died in December last year, while this exhibition was being planned. Open from 10am to 10pm, Art Couture, Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental, Dubai, 04 601 0101, www.artcoutureuae.com

Buy tickets to see Classical Traditions: Classical Arabic Poetry and the String Quartet, at which Emirati poet and published author Talal Al Salim join poets from Khalifa University and the Aizuri Quartet. Monday, April 25, 7pm, free, Lecture hall H113, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, www.chambermusicad.org

Participate in a variety of activities celebrating Emirati heritage for World Heritage Day. The theme, The Heritage of Sports, features a programme of traditional Emirati sports, including camel racing, falconry and hunting with salukis. Plus there is a traditional souq selling Emirati handicrafts, food stations and falconry, art and photography workshops for ages 6 to 18. From 5pm to 10pm, Al Ain Palace Museum, Al Ain, 03 751 7755

Reserve your spot for the Asics Go Sport Running Race. The community event is open to adults and juniors of all ages and abilities. Distances are set at 4km, 8km and 12km. Saturday, April 23, Dh150 for adults, ages 19 years and older; Dh100 for juniors, ages 18 years and younger, The Track, Golf Clubhouse, Meydan, Dubai, www.premieronline.com

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