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Big Bad Wolf Book Sale

10 October - 20 October
Dubai Studio City Dubai, + Google Map
Free

“The World’s Biggest Book Sale” is returning to Dubai from 10–20 October, open 24/7 and with three million, brand-new English-language books on sale at discounts of 50 to 80 percent on recommended retail prices. “We [...]

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7th Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth (SIFF)

14 October - 18 October
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tbc, but may be free

The region's premiere (possibly only) film festival to celebrate children’s and youth cinema is scheduled for 14-18 October with the theme 'Films Inspired By Books'. A total of 132 films from 39 countries (yes, it's [...]

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7.00 pm

More than Words

16 October @ 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Opera Gallery, DIFC
Dubai,United Arab Emirates
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Free

Opera Gallery opens its season with a group show of works featuring text in various forms. They include bright neons by Tracey Emin; minimalist intricacy from Alessandro Algardi; braille poems by Roy Nachum; the clever [...]

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7.30 pm

Kyra Dupont-Troubetzkoy: Invisibles

16 October @ 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm
La Galerie, Alliance Francaise
Dubai,United Arab Emirates
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Free

French-Swiss writer Kyra Dupont-Troubetzkoy is leaving Dubai after eight years with this exhibition of photographic portraits, a tribute to the people we barely notice but who are essential to expat lives: "all these anonymous, silhouettes [...]

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Pascal Gallet

16 October @ 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, Reem Island
Abu Dhabi,
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Free

Solo recital by the noted French pianist, playing a popular selection from classics to contemporary film music.

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Capernaüm: dir Nadine Labaki (2019)

16 October @ 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Warehouse421, Mina Zayed
Abu Dhabi,United Arab Emirates
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Free

A Cannes Palme d’Or nominee, Capernaüm tells the story of a Lebanese boy who sues his negligent parents for giving him life. The film follows Zain as he flees home to survive through his wits [...]

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8.00 pm

Wednesday Night Improv: Maestro

16 October @ 8.00 pm - 9.30 pm
Courtyard Playhouse, Street 4B, Al Quoz 1
Dubai,United Arab Emirates
Free, but contribution welcome

Ten actors converge for a night of scenes, songs and games based on audience suggestions. The audience rates the players and after each round those with the lowest scores are eliminated. The last one standing [...]

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