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Art, food and waterslides: 5 fun things to do in UAE this weekend

Published on October 22, 2020 at 09.00

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Can art be therapeutic? That's what Louvre Abu Dhabi is investigating in its Arts for Health and Wellbeing webinar led by the museum's education department. Bringing together leading figures in museum-based health and wellbeing programmes, the experts will compare approaches in therapy and practices seen in different regions from around the world, as well as discuss the societal stigma around healing modalities. Expect informed opinions from big industry names including May Chung Khuen, Helen Jury and Dana Al Mazrouei. It's on tonight at 7pm via
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A one-of-a-kind installation will bring colour to life through an animated art display by two Dubai-based artists this weekend. Ariel Middle East is hosting PodArt, which will combine augmented reality and abstract art installations until October 24 at The Beach JBR and City Walk in Dubai. Artists Paul Bruwer and Dreams of Grandeur have paired up for the exhibit. It’s on from 1pm to 11pm each day.
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Want a juicy sandwich but looking to cut back on meat? The UAE’s Gourmet Burger Kitchen has added vegetarian and vegan burgers to its menu just in time for World Vegan Month in November. The Californian is loaded with a bean patty, topped with vegan cheese and smashed avocado. Order on the App ‘GBK UAE’ for 25% off. Use the code 25GBK.
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Want to be your own barista? Now you can. Mokha 1450 is bringing back free weekly brewing tutorials every Saturday for the next four weeks. Coffee makers at the lounge will walk you through every brewing method; from pourover to how to make the perfect cold brew. The sessions are free to attend and take place from 2pm to 3pm at Mokha 1450 Coffee Lounge, Palm Jumeirah. Grind on down.
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It’s not over just yet! Yas Waterworld’s Ladies Days will continue to offer splashtastic moments for the rest of October. Ladies’ Days events are on every Thursday and Monday until October 29, running from 2pm to 11pm. With 40 rides, slides and attractions, Ladies Days guarantee female-only staff ensuring 100 per cent privacy for you to enjoy yourself.
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