5 things to do today: watch films as part of the Where We Dwell programme and register for vinyasa yoga classes and a workshop

Watch the short film A Resident of the City (2014) and the 2012 feature film House With a Turret (pictured) as part of the Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil film screening programme Where We Dwell, which focuses on the concept of home. A Resident of the City shows Cairo through the eyes of a street […]

Watch the short film A Resident of the City (2014) and the 2012 feature film House With a Turret (pictured) as part of the Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil film screening programme Where We Dwell, which focuses on the concept of home. A Resident of the City shows Cairo through the eyes of a street dog, while House With a Turret, the Russian and Ukrainian film, is about an 8-year-old boy who continues his travels alone to visit his grandfather after his mother dies during their journey. From 7pm, A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.cinemaakil.com

Register now to take part in yoga classes and a workshop by American yogi and blogger Jessamyn Stanley (pictured). The two vinyasa classes and Love Your Body workshop will focus on learning to embrace your body and the practice. On March 17 and 19; 60-minute vinyasa class at 9.45am on March 17; 90-minute vinyasa masterclass at 5.30pm on March 17; Dh75 per class. March 19, 10.30am to 12.30pm, backbending and inversion workshop, Dh200, which includes refreshments. Voyoga studio, i-Rise Tower, Tecom, Dubai, 04 553 8630, info@voyoga.net

See Murmur 2.0 by Aakash Odedra Company. The acclaimed UK-based dancer Aakash Odedra portrays his childhood struggles with learning disabilities through a nexus of light, sound, design and movement in collaboration with Australian choreographer Lewis Major and Ars Electronica Futurelab of Linz, Austria. At 8pm, Black Box, NYU Abu Dhabi Arts Center, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, www.nyuad.nyu.edu

Visit Marina Souq to shop for clothing, kids’ apparel, jewellery and accessories from more than 30 vendors, plus enjoy the Baker & Spice Pop-Up Restaurant in a marquee overlooking the sea. From 9am to 8pm, fishing harbour, Umm Suqeim 1, Dubai, 050 585 7543, www.facebook.com/marinasouq

Book your seat on the #bikethere Ride & Seek Photo Scavenger Hunt 2016, where you can explore Yas Island – on bike with the ADCB Bikeshare system, on boat with Jalboot and on bus with Yas Express – for a chance to win prizes. Saturday, 11.30am to 5pm, free, starts at Al Bandar Station and Yas Marina Station, Abu Dhabi, www.bikeshare.ae/events/rideandseek

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