A Mumbai guide that highlights the best things to do in the city
Pedal to cut carbon
6.45 am to 9.15 am Reduce carbon footprint and pedal your way across for a fitter life with The Smart Commute’s project, #Cycle2Work. An independent effort introduced by Smart Commute Foundation, it lets you take this ride from eight different locations in Mumbai to reduce carbon footprint, making Mumbai a better place to walk, bike and breathe.
On: June 5
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9 pm onwards Enjoy beers from around the world while listening to a selection of Pop and Rock numbers from the Nu-Edge group, Robie & Kunal.
ON June 4
AT Shop no-27-30, ground floor, Kuber, Rayalsavid Link Road, Sundervan Complex, Andheri (W).
Kailash Kher live
6 pm onwards With a sound that combines medieval Indian music with Western and Sufi tunes, the band Kailasa led by singer Kailash Kher is here to entrhal your auditory senses with their poular numbers.
On June 4
AT Cidco Exhibition Centre, Hall No 1, Swami Pranabananda Marg, Sector 30 A, near Vashi Railway Station, Vashi, Navi Mumbai.
TICKETS Rs 500 onwards
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7 am to 6.30 pm Challenge your trekking limits at Padargad fort in the wide territory of the Bhimashankar range. This fort is unique and offers a lot of opportunities to rock climbers. From the Nagphani peak of Bhimashankar, one can see the mesmerising view of the valley below and the semi-circular cliff connecting to Padargad.
ON: June 5
AT: Padargad, Khandas,Bhimashankar, Tungi
COST: Rs 900
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Go fly an aeroplane
2 pm to 5 pm Learn to construct and fly model airplanes from aeromodelling expert, Jaidwaj Malhotra, in a five-day workshop. The workshop includes interactive lectures and design lessons supplemented by practical sessions introducing you to the basics of aerodynamics, aeronautical science and making your own RC plane from scratch.
ON June 3
Meeting point Shivam, Irla, Vile Parle (W).
Mumbai’s art in the 1950s
5.30 pm onwards Take a look
at the art world in Bombay between 1950 to 1960 with Shukla Sawant, a visual artist and Associate Professor of Visual Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University. She will throw light on on the decade following Independence when Mumbai was enriched by figures like Ebrahim Alkazi, BR Amberkar and Baburao Sadwelkar.
On June 4
AT Education Centre, Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum.
Tell me a story
10 am to 2 pm Learn the art of storytelling in a globalised world at a workshop that
stands out by bringing to fore the possitive sides of globalisation.
ON June 4
AT British Council, 901/ 9th Floor, One IndiaBulls Centre, Tower 1, Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road.
COST Rs 1000
A story of donkeys
12 noon and 4 pm With Naseerudin Shah in the lead role as well as director of the play, Gadhha or Gaddha is a must-watch for all theatre lovers. The play pays tribute to master satirist Krishan Chander, and is based on his short stories that highlight the plight of the common man in his struggle to survive.
ON June 5
AT Prithvi Theatre, Janki Kutir, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu.
7.30 pm to 11 pm Enjoy the taste of Koliwada stuffed Pomfret, Prawn Masala with Sol Kadhi and Bhakri slathered in an age-old traditional masala and spices sourced from the Koli kitchen. Also witness authentic live preparations by by the local Koli women.
ON June 5, 12
AT The Resort, 11, Madh-Marve Road, Aksa Beach, Malad (W).
COST Rs 699
12.30 pm to 11.30 pm Dig into Korma Murg Tikka, Machli Pasandey, potato barrels stuffed with dry fruits and cream, tender cottage cheese pieces marinated in saffron, condensed milk and pepper at this Hyderabadi kebab festival.
FROM June 3
AT Amaya Indian Grill & Kitchen, Ground Floor, Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla.
Asia for lunch
12 pm to 3 pm and 7 pm to 11 pm Pick from the Malay Red Pepper Curry and Curry Laksa – the former is spicy while the latter being milder using different spices and aromatics, Massaman Curry and the Thai Khao Soi – Thai curry with a dash of Burmese influence, Japanese Golden Curry and more exotic dishes from across the continent at the Curries of Asia festival.
Till June 13
AT Sichuan House, Phoenix Market City Kurla.
Burgers of the world
12 noon to 1 am Head to Hard Rock Cafe to try eight of the most most popular burgers from all HRC outlets across the world. The menu includes Italian Chicken Burger, Istanbul Kafta Chicken Burger, Lebanese Veg Burger and Indian Tandoori Chicken Burger and more along with equally delicious sidekicks and cocktails to gulp them down.
TILL July 31
AT Hard Rock Cafe, Worli and Andheri. Also available at other HRC outlets in India.
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