The Mumbai minute: Plan your weekend in 60 seconds

Oct 06, 2017, 11:50 IST | The Guide Team

Here's a roundup of all the events and activities happening around Mumbai that you can be a part of this weekend

Friday
Marvel at blooms
Attend A Forgotten Romance, a solo show featuring the works of Indore-based artist Madhavi Zamindar. An organic farmer, she draws inspiration from her plants while creating her paintings, which depict vibrant blooms.
TIME: 11 am to 7 pm (till October 9)
AT: Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Discovery of India Building, Dr AB Road, Worli.
CALL: 9827023030

Shop for festive sarees
Looking to add an ethnic touch to your wardrobe? Pick from over 250 variants of Paithani sarees, with intricate designs in pastel shades, all sourced directly from the weavers of Yeola in Maharashtra, at New Wave Paithani Festival. It also features calligraphy sarees and handloom sarees in Orissa Silk and Kashmiri weaves.
TIME: 11 am to 8 pm (till October 8).
AT: Ravindra Natya Mandir, Prabhadevi.

Crack up
Sit back, relax and let comedians Navin Noronha, Gaurav Kapoor (in pic), Vaibhav Sethia, Manu Gupta and Dhaval Dattar tickle your funny bone, as they come armed with their funniest gags.
TIME: 8.30 pm
AT: Canvas Laugh Club, Palladium, High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel.
LOG ON TO: bookmyshow.com
ENTRY: Rs 800

Saturday
Watch raas garba
Miss the fun you had during Navaratri? Attend a night of revelry as Ulpa Desai and her troupe from Vadodara present traditional raas garba of Gujarat. Several folk dance forms like tippani and hudo will be performed to live music and with a brief commentary.
TIME: 6.30 pm
AT: Tata Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
CALL: 66223737
ENTRY: Rs 200 onwards

Catch three shorts
Attend a screening of three critically acclaimed shorts at Shamiana Short Films Night. While The Suitcase is based on a true story of 9/11, Blouse (in pic) is an award-winning and hilarious Indian short. The third film, The Jockstrap Raiders, won the Student Oscar in 2010.
TIME: 4 pm and 7 pm
AT: Ministry of New, Kitab Mahal, Fort.
CALL: 66356505
ENTRY: Rs 500 (includes unlimited food and beverages)

Keep up with trends
Attend the latest edition of Black Taxi's Fashion & Works, which brings together fresh and young fashion labels from around the country under one roof. At the event, over 70 designers will showcase their collections, which include Indian and western wear, as well as accessories.
TIME: 11 am to 8 pm
AT: The Palace Hall, NSCI, Worli.
EMAIL: blacktaxi.info@gmail.com

Sunday
Enjoy cricket on stage
Catch Last Over, an urban Hindi situational comedy about a multi-racial newly married couple and an Indo-Pak cricket match. The cast features veteran actors Ananth Mahadevan and Rakesh Bedi as die-hard cricket fans.
TIME: 7 pm
AT: Rangsharda Auditorium, Bandra West.
LOG ON TO: bookmyshow.com
ENTRY: Rs 500 onwards

Craft a collage
Attend a collage-making workshop inspired by Jagannath Panda's ongoing exhibition, Crystal Cities. You are required to engage with the artworks and use found paper and other materials provided by the organisers to create collages that reflect Mumbai's present, potential future and urban challenges. It's open to all above 16 years.
TIME: 11 am to 1.30 pm
AT: Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, Byculla East.
LOG ON TO: bookmyshow.com
COST: Rs 200

Go organic
Conscious about your carbon footprint? Shop for a wide range of organic products, from arts and crafts to apparel and home decor items at The Vintage Garden pop-up. Check out candles made using soy wax, chemical-free plum lipsticks and nutritional, jowar crunchies for snack time.
TIME: 11 am to 8 pm
AT: Patkar Bungalow, 34D, Turner Road, Bandra West.

Deal with the weekend

Guzzle for a steal
ongoing Enjoy a pint of beer for Rs 51 (plus taxes) and Indian spirits at Rs 75 per 30 ml as this restaurant celebrates its two-year anniversary. If you happen to be there today, groove to filmy beats since it's a Bollywood special night.
TIME: 8 pm to 1 am
AT: Reunion Bar and Kitchen, 204, ground floor, Sai Niwas, LJ Road, Shivaji Park.
CALL: 24221821

Play and get a free snack
Saturday To keep your kid away from the smartphone, head to Toys Day Out to spend the afternoon amidst a number of educational toys and games curated by Mommy and Me. While you watch your little one play, enjoy a free snack of Hariyali Paav Bhaji or Brocoli Cheese Kebab.
TIME: 4 pm to 6 pm
AT: Fort 001, Janmabhoomi Marg, Kala Ghoda.
CALL: 9833616754
COST: Rs 650 (one hour), Rs 800 (two hours)

Savour a discounted meal
till october 11 Avail of special food and drink offers as this popular music destination turns 11. Tuck into one appetiser, one burger, two beers or one mocktail at Rs 1,111. Another offer includes five beers for Rs 1,111.
TIME: 4 pm to 8 pm
AT: Hard Rock Cafe, Worli.
CALL: 24382888

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