Mumbai offers a double treat this week for those who love gardening. Attend I Love Mumbai Flower & Plant Show (today) which will showcase flowers and plants of different varieties and host workshops too. Or one can also attend the GVK MIAL-MRS National Flower Show (January 17 and 18) which also has carnivorous plants on display.
I Love Mumbaiat Outside Wilson Gymkhana, next to Police Gymkhana, Service Road, Marine Drive.
At MIAL Grounds, Airport Colony, next to Suba International Hotel, Chakala, Sahar Road, Andheri (E).
MasterChefs of Oz are here
Finalists of MasterChef Australia 2014 — Laura Cassai, Ben MacDonald, Renae Smith and Emelia Jackson — will be hosting cooking sessions.
At Palms Hotel & Convention Centre, Goregaon (E).
Pop goes the shop
11.30 am to 5.30 pm Shop from brands such as Y Knot (Western clothing), Avant Garde (bags), Flint Stop (electronics and innovative products), Dazzle (jewellery), Mad Batter (cup cakes, cake pops, etc), Leaves(Aroma therapy), Drama (Home decor), October Design (stationery and innovative products), Spyra, or have a psychic reading by Monisha, tarot by Deepika Hariani and more, at Brunch & Bazaar at Copa.
On January 18 AT Copa, Lanna Building, 13th Road, Juhu.
The power of Tai Chi
Workshop: 9 am A meditative martial art form, Tai Chi is based on the philosophy of yin and yang. This workshop will focus on its effect on health and ailments.
On Today and January 18
At New Acropolis Mumbai, A-0 ground floor, Connaught Mansion, Colaba.
Bachcha party: 12.30 pm From coming up with an idea for a book to getting it published, learn all about publishing in this workshop by Preeti Vyas. For kids aged 10 and above.
At Kahani Karnival at Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Byculla (E). call 23731234
Entry Rs 200
A big night
Gig: 9 pm Attend the Big Beat Session featuring Funk Assassin aka DJ Amul.
At Bonobo second floor, Kenilworth Mall, Phase 2, off Linking Road, Bandra (W).
For India’s crafts
Shop: 10.30 am to 7 pm Shop for a variety of Indian crafts, such as Kalamkari fabrics, Madhubani saris, Kashmiri hand embroidery, leather puppets, Ikat silk and cotton, Patola saris and more at NGO Sampooran’s exhibition, Vastrabhushana.
Till January 18
At Coomaraswamy Hall, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Fort.
Historic plays on stage
Theatre: 7 pm Watch two plays — Sons of Babur and Lal Quile Ka Aakhri Mushaira — that blend fantasy with history, both directed by M Sayeed Alam.
On Sons of Babur (today); Lal Quile Ka Aakhri Mushaira (January 18)
At Rangsharda Auditorium, KC Marg, Bandra (W).