From appreciating the artistry of a large-scale art installation in Tehran to a relaxing spa session at one of the world's most iconic fashion hotels and an epicurean adventure that fuses health with art, these are the definite places to be and be seen this weekend.

Spa remedies at Armani Hotel Dubai

The Armani Spa invites you to indulge in a pampering session that features the ultimate in relaxation luxuries, think full-body scrubs, moisturising wraps and facial treatments. Exclusively this month, every 80-minute spa session will afford you another 80 minutes of additional treatment time, courtesy of the health centre.

Weekend culture guide: August 4-6

For reservations, call +9714 888 3999.

Regarding the Pain of Others art exhibition at Mohsen Gallery

The Iranian capital will play host to site-specific installations by artist Majid Biglari. Utilising burnt wooden boxes with water complete with that synonymous burning smell, Biglari shares his interpretation of how the media's reportage of events influences history. He also looks at how art institutions play a bigger role in capturing the realities of various situations.

Weekend culture guide: August 4-6

Regarding the Pain of Others runs from August 4-31 at Mohsen Gallery, Tehran

Avocado obsession at the Marriott

Introducing the Avocado Art on Toast by Chef Haro Budhathoki. Head to over to Skye and Walker at the Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Creek for a breakfast that promises to be both healthy and jaw-dropping in its artistry, think avocados carved into hearts and roses. "The world of food has limitless possibilities where a simple avocadocan be transformed into a beautiful piece of art," said Chef Hari. "I found my avocado art creations the perfect way to showcase my passion for healthy and nutritious food that we at Skye and Walker create."

Weekend culture guide: August 4-6

For reservations, call +971 4 213 1221.

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