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The Week Middle East - - Arts -

ART LITERATUREHAUS

Cel­e­brate the spo­ken and writ­ten word with Literaturehaus, an on-go­ing event hosted at Nadi Al Quoz through­out Au­gust. The aim of this pop-up is to re­vive the idea of the 19th cen­tury sa­lon, bring­ing to­gether writ­ers, crit­ics, cu­ra­tors, pub­lish­ers and even mu­si­cians. Literaturehaus will fea­ture spo­ken word per­for­mances, po­etry slam, work­shops and con­ver­sa­tions with some world-class cre­atives. Check out the po­etry slam and mu­sic per­for­mance from Farah Chamma and the band Parea on Au­gust 26, when the poet will per­form in Ara­bic, English, French and Span­ish. Un­til Septem­ber 30, Nadi Al Quoz, Alserkal Av­enue, Dubai, Wed, Thur and Sat, 4pm, free. Tel: (050) 5569797. Taxi: Alserkal Av­enue. alserkalav­enue.ae

EX­PE­RI­ENCE LEARN TO ICE SCULPT

Look­ing for a cool way to tackle the sum­mer? Take a mas­ter­class with Jumeirah’s res­i­dent ice carv­ing spe­cial­ist, who will show you how to turn a big block of ice into your very own cold cre­ation. Lessons start at Dhs400. Book­ing is essential. Un­til Septem­ber 30, Khay­mat Al Ba­har, Jumeirah Al Qasr, Dubai. Tel: (04) 3666730. Taxi: Jumeirah Al Qasr. jumeirah.com/90-waysto-sum­mer

SPORT FREE WORK­OUTS IN MALL OF THE EMI­RATES

It can be tough to keep fit­ness rou­tines go­ing in the sum­mer, which is why Mall Of The Emi­rates is hold­ing free classes for fit­ness fa­nat­ics of all lev­els. The classes kick off at 8.30am sharp ev­ery Sun­day to Thurs­day, be­fore the mall’s of­fi­cial open­ing time. On Sun­days you can sign up for a brisk power walk through the en­tire shop­ping mall while Mon­day classes are a more in­tense cir­cuit work­out. Fly­wheel classes take place on Tues­day morn­ings and Wed­nes­days are re­served for to­tal-body sculpt­ing class FlyBarre. All classes take place, or start, at the Ski Dubai foyer. Don’t for­get to reg­is­ter on­line. Mall Of The Emi­rates, Bar­sha, Sun to Wed 8.30am, free. Tel: (04) 4099000. Metro: Mall Of The Emi­rates. moe-ac­tive. malloftheemi­rates.com

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