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Never-say-die spirit

Monday, 11 am-7 pm: Young contemporary artist Joy Deb displays his recent work in an exhibition titled Spirit. It showcases his visual impressions on the force and spirit of power associated with a horse.

Artist Joy Deb’s works
One of artist Joy Deb's works that is on display at the exhibition

Deb has endeavoured to show the power of horses by using charcoal colours on canvas and making optimum use of shade and light techniques and illuminations. He has enhanced the visual quality of each work by use of powerful brush strokes that denote the actions, emotions and power of a horse. Deb says, “The power of a horse fills every heart with restless energy.

have used strokes and dots along with a different form of application of charcoal after experimenting with it for several years. As a medium, charcoal tells many stories between light and shadow and enhances the palate with beautiful tones.”

Where: Nehru Centre Art Gallery (AC), Discovery of India, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli
Call: 7890218434

The tale of a peasant
Tuesday, 7 pm: A Peasant of El Salvador, an English play, is a riveting, funny and heart-warming story of a hill farmer and his family in El Salvador during the 1980s, which surprisingly resembles India in the 2000s — where the sweat is salty, the feuds are bitter and the corn is sweet. Written by Peter Gould and Stephen Stearns and directed by Quasar Thakore Padamsee, it stars Meher Acharia-Dar, Suhaas Ahuja and Pramod Pathak.

El Salvador

Where: Prithvi Theatre, 20, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Juhu
Tickets: Log on to www.bookmyshow.com

Something fishy about it
Saturday, 7.30 pm-11.30 pm: Choose from a wide array of lip-smacking delicacies from the coastal belt of India, which stretches from Maharashtra’s Malwani region to Chennai and Kerala’s Malabari region at the Sea food festival at Saptami, the multi-cuisine all-day dining restaurant at Holiday Inn. Patrons can devour a variety of seafood such as pomfret, Indian salmon, mackerels, crabs, shrimps, kingfish, squids, clams and basa. Fresh catch will also be on display.



Where: Saptami, Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport, Sakinaka Junction, Andheri East
Call: 40851800

Dive in
ongoing, 11 am-4pm: Forget about sound and gravity for a while and discover a spectacular world under water with a Scuba diving experience programme organised by events company Blue Bulb. The session starts with a theory class where you learn the basics of diving, the functioning  of your scuba equipment and understanding the diver’s sign language. After a short diving session in shallow water, and a detailed debriefing, you are ready to take the plunge.

The diving experience programme will teach participants the basic principles of scuba diving
The diving experience programme will teach participants the basic principles of scuba diving

Where: Halbadhrak Village, Khopoli
Call: 32270033
Cost: Rs 2,599 onwards

Clowning around
Friday, 10 am-4 pm: Legendary filmmaker Raj Kapoor’s iconic film Mera Naam Joker highlights the theme of how we must go on with life despite the adversities that we face. Taking this thought forward, Discover Your Clown workshop helps participants to get in touch with their humourous side and see the positive apects of life. The clown figure, in its pure form, bases itself on the paradox of life and death. Using this, the workshop engages and develops the personal and professional aspects of a participant.

 The clown figure, in its pure form, bases itself on the paradox of life and death
 The clown figure, in its pure form, bases itself on the paradox of life and death

Where: Bhavans College, SPIT Campus, Andheri West
Call: 9004798473

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