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Published: Fri 5 Apr 2019, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Fri 5 Apr 2019, 2:00 AM

If you think you have the skills to execute circus acts live on stage, then the award-winning show WOW is looking for you. A GCC-wide talent hunt has been launched in search of gifted entertainers who can perform live on stage at The Rotunda. Participants will be asked to upload their best two-minute acts online and send the link of the video to Videos will be accepted until April 7. Selected performers will then be asked to perform live in front of a panel of reputable judges. The finalists' videos will be uploaded on social media and will be open to public voting for the chance to perform live at The Rotunda before the start of the show on May 3.
Awareness through art
A local art exhibition is making a statement about the need for equal pay, after a University of Oxford study found that female artists get paid 47.6 per cent less than their male counterparts. Hosted by Standard Chartered Bank, 'Art Gap' can be viewed at World Art Dubai at the Dubai World Trade Centre until April 6, from 1-9pm. The show will feature the works of a collective of Emirati and expat women artists, who will highlight the gender pay disparity by exhibiting paintings that are 47.6 per cent incomplete.
Barrel of laughs
Don't miss leading Indian stand-up comedian Vir Das, who will be performing at Rajmahal Theatre, Bollywood Parks, on April 12 at 8pm. Tickets are priced at Dh175 and Dh145 for VIP and central category, respectively, while tickets for the general category are priced at Dh125. The purchases will also provide full-day park access, which includes rides, live entertainment acts and much more. For more info, visit
Block your calendar
If you're into arts, sociology, science and politics, you might want to save the date for a series of public events being hosted by the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute this month. From talks and panel discussions to film screenings, all sessions will take place free of charge and see professionals and leaders from around the globe discuss topics of local and global importance. For more info, visit
All aboard!
Get your mats and get ready to relax at the complimentary Yin Yang yoga class that will be held on board the Queen Elizabeth 2 on April 5. Inspired by the Year of Tolerance, the class will be presented by XYoga and powered by INSPIRE Yoga and Fitness studio. The event is set to take place from 8-11am and is designed to improve acceptance and empathy towards oneself as well as others. For more information, visit

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