More power to the Paithani
The New Wave Paithani Festival completes 25 years and to mark the occasion they are hosting a fashion show, showcasing 250 variants of Paithani sarees, Paithanis in geometric prints, and in pastel and off-white shades. They will also offer varieties of dress materials, accessories, hand-made bags, clutches and purses and handloom sarees like Chanderi, Maheshwari, Orissa Silk, Banarasi, Kantha, Kosa, Ilkat, Rajasthani and South Silk. There are also four free stalls for NGOs.
till October 13
At Ravindra Natya Mandir, Prabhadevi. Call 24365990
10.30 am to 7 pm Delhi-based NGO Hast Karigar Society is hosting their sixth annual exhibition which will highlight weaves, paintings, jewellery, and embroidery works by 300 artisans from the tribal areas of West Bengal, Assam and Madhya Pradesh.
Till October 12 AT Coomaraswamy Hall, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Fort. Call 22844484
Flea market comes to town
11 am to 10 pm The Local Flea will include pop-up shops, gigs, art workshops and book reading sessions.
Till October 12at Tenzo Temple, Sun Magnetica, Green Road, Louis Wadi, Thane (W).
An ode to the Ganges
11 am Check out artworks by Italian photographer Antonio di Canito, recipient of Arte Laguna Prize 13:14, who received a month-long residency in India as part of the award. He visited Varanasi, Delhi and Pondicherry and conceptualised a project inspired by the Ganga presenting portraits of ordinary women immersed in water with only their heads showing over its surface.
Till October 14 At Sakshi Gallery, Grants Building, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba.
The art of animation
11 am to 5 pm Attend a special screening of The Boxtrolls by The Animation Society of India. Steve Emerson, co-VFX supervisor on the film will attend. The event will include an introduction to stop-motion animation, 3D printing and behind-the-scenes footage.
At Pelicula Auditorium, Whistling Woods International, Film City, Goregaon (E).
DJ and saxophone mix
10 pm Indigo Lounge & Bar are bringing in the DJ-Sax duo of Ryan Beck and Anant. DJ Ryan Beck has been deejaying for over 20 years and has performed across the globe. There will be signature cocktails, delectable food and live music.
At Indigo, 4 Mandlik Road, Colaba.
Faulty Towers beckon
12.30 pm and 8 pm Taj Land’s End is hosting the Faulty Towers—The Dining Experience. Inspired by the BBC series Faulty Towers, guests can enjoy the superlative comedy theatre experience with a production by Divya Palat, as actors recreate classic scenes from the series, while you savour a three-course meal put together by the chefs.
Till October 12
At Garden View Room, Taj Lands End, Bandra. call 66681234
Relive Rang Bhavan
7.30 pm Remembering Rang Bhavan will be a free evening of soulful performances, candid conversations and short films on the history of Rock in Mumbai. The look and feel of iconic rock venues such as Rang Bhavan and Razz Rhino will be recreated and there will be performances by Indus Creed, Chakravyu and Blackstratblues.
Till October 12 At Mehboob Studio, Hill Road, Bandra (W). call 26421628
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