Watch the 2005 film Man Push Cart, as part of the Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil series Where We Dwell, which features films from around the world focusing on the concept of home. Man Push Cart is about Ahmad (Ahmad Razvi), a former Pakistani rock star, who adjusts to life in Manhattan, where he sells coffee and bagels from a pushcart. At 7pm, A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.cinemaakil.com. Attend Rooftop Rhythms #36, featuring a slam competition and poetry open mic. Register on a first-come, first-served basis, on the Rooftop Rhythms Facebook group page. Plus, enjoy the smooth sounds of DJ Allad. From 8pm to 10.30pm, free entrance, The Marketplace, 2nd floor, NYU Abu Dhabi Campus Centre, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/groups/rooftoprhythms.
Plan to take part in the Jumeirah Golf Estates market and family fun day. Local artisans will be selling handcrafted products, plus enjoy performances by Brazilian dancers, yoga workshops, food trucks, live music and a teddy bear show for the little ones. Tomorrow, from 10am to 5pm, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai, search Jumeirah Golf Estates on www.facebook.com.
Make plans to attend The Friday Market, held in collaboration between the Dar Al Ber Society charity organisation and JYK fashion house. The new winter shopping experience will be held weekly, bringing several big brands under one roof. Shoppers have the chance to purchase at factory-outlet prices. Starts tomorrow, from 3pm to 11pm, free entry, Rolla Street, Bur Dubai, 055 140 4035, www.facebook.com/thefridaymarket.
Register to take part in Bodega Moves at Bodytree Studio. This new concept from Europe combines power yoga and workout elements to increase flexibility and balance. February 13, from 9am to 10.30am, Dh95 per person includes Nectar juice, BodytreeStudio, Abu Dhabi, firstname.lastname@example.org, 02 443 4448.
Source: art & life