Mumbai 360: The go and do handbook in the city

A Mumbai guide that highlights the best things to do in the city


See the world, upside down
7 am to 9 am Learn body balance techniques and core strengthening exercises that will help you master a Level 1 and Level 2 Handstand at a two-day training workshop conducted by fitness expert Nupur Shikhare.
ON June 11 and 12
AT Pushpa Narsee Park, Juhu.
CALL 9833874344
COST Rs 750

Party all morning
6.30 am Celebrate Global Wellness Day at a sunrise party, Wonderise, where you can learn Capoeira — Brazilian martial arts, Zumba, Bollyfit or freestyle dancing from experts, practise yoga and meditation, and tuck into a healthy breakfast at Cafe Prato too.
ON June 11
AT Aer, Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai, Dr E Moses Road, Worli.
CALL 24818000
COST Rs 800 onwards (excluding breakfast)


Rain-proof your four-legged friend
11 am to 12.30 pm Did you know that your pet dog suffers from monsoon blues too? Learn to tackle food, grooming and other potential dampeners just before the monsoons kick in from pet nutrition guide Brinda Thakker and pet groomer Shams Lakhani.
ON June 12
AT Doolally Taproom, off New Link Road, Andheri (W).

CALL 9819851543
COST Rs 800

Decode Dodiyas
5.30 pm Listen to Atul and Anju Dodiya trace their artistic journey in an AV presentation at an event titled, Every Journey has a Story, held in conjunction with the exhibition, The Journey Is The Destination.  
ON Today
AT Visitor’s Center Auditorium, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Fort.
CALL 22029613

Raga goes digital
5 pm Computer scientist Prof Paritosh Pandya will explore the ability of computers to deal with Indian Classical Music at the next edition of Junoon’s Mumbai Local.
ON June 12
AT Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, 91 A, Veer Mata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan, Dr BA Marg, Byculla (E).
RSVP mumbailocal@


The fantastic four
Check out watercolour and charcoal artworks, stylised portraits and monochromatic drawings as part of Quarto ‘16, a group show featuring renowned artists Ajay De, Samir Mondal, Lalu Prasad Shaw and Nandan Purkayastha.
TILL July 16
AT Art Musings, Admiralty Building, Colaba Cross Lane.
CALL 22163339


Hike to the caves
7.30 am Take refuge from the rising mercury by signing up up with Baan Hikers for a one-day trek to Vikatgad a.k.a Peb fort, located near Matheran. The easy grade trek allows you to explore the fort and its caves, that act as meditation chambers.
ON June 12

CALL 9821325547
COST Rs 450

sign up

Meat and eat
4 pm to 8 pm Learn how to cure meats, attempt a variety of cuts and carve the mid-portion of a pig at a live demo by Kaviraj Thadani of Meats-Off-The-Grill. Sip on cocktails and try the Smoked Chicken Cheese Bomb and American Bratwurst from a live barbeque grill.
ON June 11
AT Craft Deli. Bistro. Bar, Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla (W).

CALL 61802073
COST Rs 1,000 (all inclusive)

Mad about Mexico
7.30 pm to 9.30 pm Love Mexican food? Learn to make two taco fillings — Fiery Chicken and Vegetables and Charred Corn Salsa — along with dips like Fresh Salsa and Creamy Guacamole from chef Anjali Pathak in a Tacos and Dips class.
ON June 11
AT Flavour Diaries, 3rd floor, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, off SV Road, Khar (W).
CALL 9820143404
COST Rs 2,700


A kiddie musical
12 noon Take your kid to watch Sur V/S Asur, a Hinglish play about a young boy and his dreams about the strange new world of music. Presented by Rangshila theatre group, the play includes set pieces of musical greats like Baul singer Lalan Fakir and soprano singer Rosa Ponselle.
ON June 11 and 12
AT Prithvi Theatre, 20 Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road.


New menus to savour

Lunch with a view
12 noon to 3 pm Soak in the view of Carter Road during the day too, as MasalaBar opens for lunch with additions like Telicherry Prawns and Mutton Kadai Stroganoff.
FROM Tuesday to Sunday
AT Level 1, Gagangiri Apartments, Carter Road, Bandra (W).
CALL 67701793

For a quick bite
9 am to 9 pm Tuck into a new menu featuring Greek Salad, Grilled Chicken and Mango Chutney sandwich, Masala Omelette Bagel, Fried Egg Cheese Coriander Muffin and Caramelised Onion Panini.  
AT Paninaro outlets at Malad, Prabhadevi, BKC, Parel, Nariman Point.

Pakodas with rum tea, anyone?
12.30 pm to 1 am Tuck into a monsoon menu featuring Mix Veg Pakodas (in pic), Ragda Patties, Veg Momos, Chicken Nihari, Fish Taco Bites and cocktails such as bourbon-infused Grain Grappa and Spike D Tea with white rum apple juice.
Starts from Today
AT Light House Cafe, Khar (W) and Worli.
CALL 9833532328

Sufi for the soul
7 pm Celebrate life and Sufi sounds with singer Kavita Seth (in pic), who will pay a musical tribute to her late husband, KK Seth at the annual edition of Anandotsav. She will also perform her Bollywood hits.
ON June 11
AT Rang Sharda, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (W).

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