Five things to do today: see the film Jules et Jim in Dubai or indulge in a beauty treatment in Abu Dhabi

See the first film in the Ciné Day Vintage series by Alliance Française Dubai, which features a classic French film every month. Jules et Jim, the 1961 film by François Truffaut, tells the story of Jules, an Austrian, and Jim, a Frenchman, who fall in love with the same woman, Catherine, in Paris before the […]

See the first film in the Ciné Day Vintage series by Alliance Française Dubai, which features a classic French film every month. Jules et Jim, the 1961 film by François Truffaut, tells the story of Jules, an Austrian, and Jim, a Frenchman, who fall in love with the same woman, Catherine, in Paris before the Second World War. Catherine loves and marries Jules. The three meet again years later in Germany, and this time Catherine falls for Jim. In French with English subtitles.

At 8pm, free, auditorium, Alliance Française Dubai, Oud Metha, Dubai, 04 335 8712, www.afdubai.org

Catch the opening of the exhibition Infinite Geometry, in which the 91-year-old Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian presents works that reflect upon the different facets of her practice and feature a range of drawings, carpets and mirror-work. The artist will be in attendance at the opening.

From 7pm to 9pm, The Third Line, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 341 1367, www.thethirdline.com

Buy tickets to see Stefano di Battista. As part of the Sharjah World Music Festival, the Italian saxophonist will perform along with Guillaume Marcenac’s Trio.

January 10, 9pm, from Dh150, Al Qasba Theatre, Sharjah, www.ticketmaster.ae

Sign up your children from ages 18 months to 4 years for classes with Music Monkeys, which has started Arabic instruction to introduce kids to Arabic songs through singing, drumming and playing with instruments, plus fun with bubbles and parachute games.

On Wednesdays at 4.45pm, Mosaic Nursery, Al Reem Island; Thursdays, 11.15am, The Dome, Abu Dhabi, from Dh550 per term, contact@music­monkeys.ae

Get your glow back at the ESPA at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, and Pace e Luce Beauty Salon, which will cater exclusively to female guests with the Sunday Spa Club, a programme featuring rejuvenating and detoxifying beauty packages, such as the Jamila Package and the Mushriqa Package.

Starts January 10, from 10am to 2pm, from Dh890 for the Mushriqa Package, reservations at 02 818 8051, abudhabi.spa@ritzcarlton.com

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