Go and Do: Activities and events around Mumbai
Racing for a cause
7.30 am At The Blind Man Car Rally 2015, drivers will be navigated by visually impaired individuals, with their route mapped in Braille. The visually impaired navigators will assist the drivers for 50 km. The registration amount goes towards the welfare of the visually handicapped and the education of underprivileged children.
On: February 8 At NSCI, Worli.
Call: 9833949366 log on to www.facebook.com/bmrmumbai
Bohri cuisine awaits you
12.30 pm and 2.30 pm Small Fry Co. is hosting Bohri Special, a pop-up lunch. Experience an authentic Bohri meal prepared by home-chef Tasneem Lacewalla. The meal will be served in a traditional fashion on a community platter.
On: February 8
At: House of Wow, Hill Road, Bandra (W).
Email: thesecret ingredient @smallfryco.com cost `1,500
It’s LOL time
8.30 pm Get set for a laugh riot as the Best In Stand-Up at Canvas Laugh Club will feature Aditi Mittal, Nitin Gupta and Aadar Malik today; and Aditi Mittal, Nitin Gupta and Jaideep Singh Juneja on February 8.
Till: February 8
At: Canvas Laugh Club, third floor, Palladium Mall, High Street Phoenix, Tulsi Pipe Road, Lower Parel.
Spaces in transition
ArtOxygen is hosting [en]counters — Spaces in Transition, the sixth edition of the public art festival, which seeks to renew contemporary arts practice by placing it in contexts that are constantly shifting. The festival interrogates the action of commuting along the city’s transportation network. Railways and cultural hubs will be animated with installations, artworks, performances and interventions by artists including Nobina Gupta, Tushar Joag, Reena Saini Kallat, Bombay Underground (from India); Kyungwoo Chun (South Korea) and Soazic Guezennec (France).
Till: March 16 at CST Terminus, Kala Ghoda Arts Festival and Studio X, Fort. entry Free
Log on to: www.artoxygen.org
Cool like the Japanese
12 pm The Cool Japan Festival is back with acts like Taiko Drums by Delhi Wadaiko, Kendo- Modern Japanese martial arts demos by Mumbai-Kendo Club, and Anime performances. Also, check the Japanese street food festival, Washoku, offering Sushi, Yakitori Chicken Skewers and Gyozas and other Japanese products.
Till: February 8
At: High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel.
Unwind over music and wine
12.30 pm Head to SulaFest 2015 which will feature artistes like Young The Giant, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Will and The People, Nucleya, Lucky Ali, and Swarathma, among others, along with a selection of wine, food and fashion.
Till: February 8
Cost: One-day pass for R1,900; 2-day pass for R3,000; VIP pass for R5,000
Log: on to www.sulafest.net/
For: tickets Visit BookMyShow.com
5 pm As part of Mumbai Local, Ileana Citaristi, an Odissi and Chhau dancer and choreographer will focus on her production, Echo and Narcissus, where she found her diverse influences — Chhau, theatre, philosophy and psychoanalytical studies — coming together of their own accord.
At: MCubed Library, Bandra.
The National Society of the Friends of the Trees (FOT) kickstarts its 54th Annual Vegetable, Fruit and Flower Show. This time, freshly cut flowers, many types of roses, flowering plants, Bonsai plants, medicinal plants, flower arrangements and flower rangoli will be on display.
Till: February 8 at Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Matunga (E).