5 things to do today: catch a screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey and see works by Soviet painter Grygoriy Sokirinskiy

Catch a screening of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, as part of The 7th Art programme presented by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority. The 1968 sci-fi film focuses on the evolution of humanity and technology and stars Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester and Leonard Rossiter. From 7.30pm, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat […]

Catch a screening of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, as part of The 7th Art programme presented by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority. The 1968 sci-fi film focuses on the evolution of humanity and technology and stars Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester and Leonard Rossiter. From 7.30pm, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/The7thArtAD

See the work of Soviet painter Grygoriy Sokirinskiy (1900-1974), whose realistic watercolour landscapes earned him the title of master, and whose work is on display in the National Art Museum of Ukraine and in various private collections worldwide, faithfully portrays the natural environment of his homeland. Running until May 10, N2N Gallery, Nation Towers, Abu Dhabi, www.n2n-gallery.com

Book a table for The Gentlemen’s Tea at the Ritz Carlton Dubai. The Afternoon tea features a wagyu beef slider with foie gras and beef tartare served in a hollowed-out bone with two fried quail eggs, while the sweets include a chocolate log that looks like a cigar. Prices begin from Dh295. From 2pm to 6pm. Ritz Carlton Dubai, The Walk. For bookings, call 04 318 6150 or email dine.dubai@ritzcarlton.com

Sign up for The Desert Monologues Acting Workshop for Adults, and discover how acting can boost your confidence, improve presence and communication skills,and create lifelong friendships through drama-based activities. Starting May 14 and 15 and ending June 23, 8pm, from Dh1,800, The Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.courtyardplayhouse.com

Get a cut or blow-dry at any Marquee salon this month and receive the Shine Bath gloss treatment for Dh150. The 20-minute treatment gives a boost of colour or injection of shine, giving you richer hair colour. Dh150; normally Dh280, Marquee salons in Abu Dhabiand Dubai, www.marquee.ae

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