5 things to do today: See the exhibition Forever Overhead and attend The Fridge Concert Series

See the exhibition Forever Overhead. The American artist Ross Bleckner presents 10 large-scale paintings and smaller canvases that are meditations on light: at once natural and artificial, an effect of and the very substance of the work. Open from 10am to 7pm, Leila Heller Gallery, I-87, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 056 831 3520, www.leilahellergallery.com […]

See the exhibition Forever Overhead. The American artist Ross Bleckner presents 10 large-scale paintings and smaller canvases that are meditations on light: at once natural and artificial, an effect of and the very substance of the work. Open from 10am to 7pm, Leila Heller Gallery, I-87, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 056 831 3520, www.leilahellergallery.com

Attend the The Fridge Concert Series. The popular music programme returns with shows from a variety of genres featuring top locally-based artists and musicians and kicks off tonight with Imbue, a four-piece fusion band who blend Bossa Nova and jazz with Arabian rhythms. Doors open at 7.30pm, Dh50 at the door; free for students 18 and under, The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.thefridgedubai.com

Create your own clay masterpieces in weekly pottery classes led by Olja, a ceramics specialist, who will share the basics of throwing, centring, turning and shaping, using tools and applying glazes. Mondays, 10am to noon, from Dh670 for four sessions; from Dh85 for clay, ages 16+, Yadawei Ceramic Studio and Gallery, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 379 1312, info@yadawei.net

Sign up for New Moon Yoga and take part in two yoga classes and one meditation session with Naya Yoga and Pilates in the outdoors under a new moon. Friday, 4pm to 7pm, Dh50 donation is requested and will be given to Dubai Foundation for Women and Children, Dubai Internet City Amphitheatre, Dubai, register at 050 553 7765, www.yogafest.me/moon

Contribute old family photographs and personal stories to the Lest We Forget initiative, which aims to archive and share images, documents and artefacts of life in the UAE to provide future generations with a history of the development of the country as told by the community itself. Today and tomorrow, Hall 12, Stand A-13, Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, Adnec, Abu Dhabi, www.lestweforget.ae

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