Mumbai 360 degrees: Plan your week ahead with this handy guide

Nov 06, 2017, 16:15 IST | The Guide Team

Monday

Learn about community art
What happens when an artist engages with a community not otherwise active in the arts? Attend a panel discussion titled Community Arts: Interpretations and Approaches, moderated by Sanjna Kapoor, to learn more.
Time: 6.30 pm 
At The Ballroom, Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Colaba.
Call: 66100888

Sip on a free mug of coffee
Many of us can't do without a shot of caffeine in the morning. To help you sail through the week, this eatery is launching a new coffee menu, and offering the first 300 customers a free cup of coffee. 
Time: 12 pm to 1.30 am
At: Kaitlyn's Beer Garden, No 201 and 202, Khan House, Hill Road, Bandra West.
Call: 26408666

Soak in verses
Attend a spoken word night where an ex-Bigg Boss contestant, a former dentist, stand-up comedian and a college student take the stage to recite poetry with a motley crew of performers. The evening promises wordplay unlike any you have seen before. 
Till: 10 pm
At: The Habitat, 3rd Road, Khar West
Call: 9833358490
Entry: '300

Tuesday

Learn vegan fare
If you're wondering how to cook dishes with dairy alternatives, attend a vegan cooking demo by Shaswati Siva of Cowvathi. Learn to make plant-based milk, cheese dip, cheese tofu sandwiches, mushroom makhanwala and payasam.
Time: 4 pm to 7 pm
At: Candy and Green, Breach Candy.
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Catch foodie films
Love stories of food provenance? Attend this event curated by designer Rujuta Rao, where each day features a film screening along with a workshop on food and fermentation. 
Time: 4 pm
At: CONA Foundation, 26/B, Om Siddharaj Society, Rushivan, near Kajupada Masjid, Borivali East
Call: 9819818038

Watch two plays
Catch two Marathi one-act plays. The first play is Evolution (in pic), which is about a girl trapped in a land filled with tribals, and the second is Pause, which depicts the story of a woman going through menopause. 
Time: 6.30 pm
At: Godrej Dance Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point
Log on to: bookmyshow.com
Entry: Rs 250 plus GST

Gaze at quirky art
Check out paintings and sculptures at a group show titled Things That May Matter, which brings together eight artists from Vadodara, including Arundhati Saikia (work in pic), Himanshu Joshi and Charanjeet Singh.
Time: 11 am to 7 pm (till December 15)
At: Rukshaan Art, Dresswalla House, opposite Lion Gate
Call: 9920021008

Pop over for drinks
You've heard of Happy Hours, but have you heard of Pop Hours? Head to this bar and during Pop Hours, you can guzzle drinks from a special menu without breaking the bank. Enjoy three hours of drinking, pop music, and free popcorn. 
Time: 5 pm to 8 pm (daily)
At: The Little Door, Andheri West
Call: 9920983833

You be the judge
Get your dose of laughter to last through the week as 10 stand-up comedians try out new jokes at an event hosted by Kamal Trilok Singh (in pic). You also get to pick the best performer at the end of the show.
Time: 9 pm onwards 
At: Backstage Café, Mhada Road, near Mhada Telephone Exchange, Model Town, Andheri West
Log on to: bookmyshow.com
Entry: 200

Wednesday

Party to African beats
Be entertained by Monoswezi, a music collective that will perform traditional African music laced with jazz and modern Western sounds using drums, clarinets and Zimbabwe's national instrument, the mbira.
Time: 9 pm
At: Bonobo, Kenilworth Mall, Phase 2, off Linking Road, Bandra West
Call: 26055050

Shop for a cause
Attend a fashion fundraiser held in association with Seams for Dreams Foundation, where you can pick up outfits by designers, including Manav Gangwani. 
Time: 3 pm to 8 pm
At: Jhelum, Kamla Spaces, BM Bhargav Road, opposite Khira Industrial Estate, Santacruz West, Mumbai
Call: 7506262333

Thursday

Dance all night
Groove the night away as DJ Amann takes over the console. Having started his career in the 2000s, he is currently the resident DJ at clubs in Mumbai and Dubai. He is known for tastefully blending rap, jazz, folk, rock and contemporary tunes with traditional melodies. 
Time: 9 pm onwards
At: FLYP@MTV Cafe, first floor, Trade View Building, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel
Call: 49710144
Entry: '500 (cover)

Get regaled with stories
Enjoy a session of dastangoi as artistes Valentina Trivedi and Askari Naqvi use the much-loved form of Urdu storytelling to narrate three nuggets from Fasana-e-Azad, authored by Pandit Ratan Naath Sarshaar.
Time: 7 pm onwards
At: The Cuckoo Club, Macronells Compound, Bandra West
Log on to: bookmyshow.com
Entry: '350

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