Then try our list of several fun-filled activities that you can indulge in around Mumbai this weekend. Read on...
Morning tunes with the maestro
Join Padma Vibhushan Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and his seven disciples at the morning concert, Pratahswar. The event will also see the legendary flautist launching six premium albums including a recording of his performance of Raag Bhairav for Pancham Nishad’s Dhaval Nisha concert in 2005.
On February 9, 6.30 am
At The Kala Prangan, PL Deshpande Maharashtra Kala Academy, Ravindra Natya Mandir, Prabhadevi.
The bugs are here!
Advertising enthusiast Hisham Kabir brings some of the most popular ads of Volkswagen Beetle from 1959 to 1969. These ads were described as iconic at the time of their release, and showed a completely different side of this car.
Till February 9, 10 am to 5 pm
At MET, opposite Lilavati Hospital, Bandra (W).
Created by friends and family of the legendary Gypsy Kings with support from Cedric Leonardi (the drummer of the original Gypsy Kings), the Gypsy All-Stars features multi-talented gypsies from around the world. In this performance, they will join hands with Rajasthani Folk artistes.
On Today, 10.30 pm onwards
At Blue Frog, Mathuradas Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel.
Entry Rs 1,000 after 6.30 pm
LOL with the gang
Do you have what it takes to make others laugh? Well then head to the open mic night at Bandra Base with three friends. Or, join Azeem Banatwalla as he sets to introduce some fresh comedians in the city.
On Today, 9.30 pm onwards
At Bandra Base, 29th Road, one block off Waterfield Road, behind Mickey Mehta’s Gym, Bandra (W).
Entry Rs 200
Drum it up for Kerala
Join art lover K Ramachandran take you on a journey into the magnificent world of music from Kerala with a magical performance of percussion instruments from the state, including the chenda and the idakka.
On February 9, 5 pm
At Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Rani Baug, Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road, Byculla (E).
Red nose clowning
Catch two acts — Clown Backpacker by Malvika Vazalwar (The Shift makers’ Project) and Mr Misfit by Natraj Hasrat (Theatre Garage Project) as part of the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival. Natraj plays a soldier who finds himself in a tough spot when asked to entertain people in an entertainment show, whereas Vazalwar talks about the benefits of cross pollination and the unique art of healing through whistling.
On February 9, 8.30 pm to 9 pm
At Artists Centre, K Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda.
From Buddhist monks on their iPhones, to fluorescent light-bulbed temples, photographer Sana Javeri Kadri captures moments that are quintessentially Indian and yet universal in the show, Neon Temples, Masala Maggi and iPhoned Monks.
Till February 15, 11 am to 6.30 pm
At Gallery Beyond, first floor, 130/132, Great Western Building, SBS Road, opposite Lion’s Gate, Fort.
Hop on to Toto The auto
Join Preeti Vyas for a fun book-reading of The Adventures of Toto The Auto. Vyas will take you through the fun and adventurous journey of Toto the Auto and his driver Pattu as they help a little monkey, Manku, escape to freedom.
On February 9, 5 pm onwards
At Smaaash, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel.
Age limit 3-6 years
Fee Rs 650(includes the cost of tour and the book)
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