5 things to do today: celebrate Valentine's Day with a movie, a beauty treatment or live music

Celebrate love at Valentine’s Vintage Film Night, with screenings of the 1953 film Roman Holiday, starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck, followed by the 1957 classic An Affair to Remember, starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. Roman Holiday, 7pm; An Affair to Remember, 9.30pm, Dh100 includes a welcome drink and popcorn, The Courtyard Playhouse, Al […]

Celebrate love at Valentine’s Vintage Film Night, with screenings of the 1953 film Roman Holiday, starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck, followed by the 1957 classic An Affair to Remember, starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. Roman Holiday, 7pm; An Affair to Remember, 9.30pm, Dh100 includes a welcome drink and popcorn, The Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.courtyardplayhouse.com

Indulge in Sisters Beauty Lounge’s Ultimate Valentine’s Preparation Ritual featuring the shrinking violet body wrap, which promises to shave a few centimetres from the body. It starts with a gentle exfoliation, then a massage and wrap and lipolysis (the breakdown of fats) on a heated bed. The package includes a blow-dry and manicure and pedicure, with an optional gel upgrade. Dh800, regularly Dh1,000, Sisters Beauty Lounge locations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, www.sistersbeautylounge.com

Get tickets for the Feel Good Fair, a ladies-only event that raises awareness of heart diseases. Highlights include health screenings, vendors and lunch with Guinness World Record holder Eva Clarke – dubbed the UAE’s fittest woman. Thursday, February 18, 10am to 2pm, Dh200 for lunch; fair is free, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/fungirlabudhabi

Make plans to attend the play Knights and Wolves, the debut performance by Resuscitation Theatre of an original play by Faisal Al Jadir, who drew inspiration from The Two Noble Kinsman, attributed to John Fletcher and William Shakespeare, and Geoffrey Chaucer’s A Knight’s Tale. February 18, 21 and 23, 7.45pm, Dh50 donation is suggested, Emirates Writers Union, National Theatre, Abu Dhabi, www.resuscitationtheatre.com

Take your sweetheart to Be My Acoustic Valentine and unwind with an evening of congas and candlelight, as the band EvolveR present a special performance of acoustic love songs.

From 6pm, ages 21+ only, The Music Room, Majestic Hotel, Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai, reservations at 04 359 8888, www.facebook.com/MusicRoomDubai

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