Activities that you can do this weekend
This Republic Day, be part of several activities listed below as you enjoy your weekend. Read on...
Sport a DIY flag this January 26
This Republic Day, be part of an activity that will help you create gifts for your friends and family — from wrist bands to flags that you can embellish your clothing and accessories with, to bask in patriotic spirit.
At: The Hab, road no 7, Linking Road, Khar (W).
Cost: Rs 200 to Rs 650
(all materials and accessories will be provided)
Get a dose of music with Janfest, a two-day Classical music extravaganza that will feature artistes like Pandit Birju Maharaj, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, and Ustad Shujaat Khan among others.
Wear the patriotic fervour
Get your hands on an apparel made of khadi this Republic Day, the material that was an integral part of India’s freedom struggle. The versatile fabric, which was a favourite with Mahatma Gandhi has been used by online store Jaypore for its new collection that comprises sarees, dupattas and more.
Do the Polka!
Learn the nuances of Polka Dance, this weekend. The lively social dance of Bohemian folk origin is characterised by three quick steps and a hop. It
originated in eastern Europe.
Till: Today, 5 pm to 6 pm
At: Studio Balance, Krishna Kunj, KM Munshi Marg, Chowpatty.
Cost: Rs 400
A ray of hope
Explore the magic of filmmaker Satyajit Ray by attending the screenings of Pather Panchali, Aparajito and Apur Sansar, in the city. This will be followed by a special screening of short film, Before I was Me, followed by a Q&A with
director Laila Khan.
On: January 26, 12 pm onwards
At: Russian Centre, Peddar Road.
Ready for some rib-tickling fun?
We all grew up loving the characters of Roger Hargreaves’ iconic books, Mr Men and Little Miss. Now it’s time to watch them live on stage in a musical, A Twisted Tale in Dillydale — A Mr Men Little Miss Live Show, that will be staged in the city.
On: January 26, 11 am
At: YB Chavan Auditorium, Jangannath Bhosle Road, Nariman Point.
The benefits of Yoga
Mumbai is enjoying the nip in the air and while the upside of the weather includes warm coffee and fabulous winter fashion, the chill also brings moments of dullness, joint pain and at times, even flu. One way to stay fit during this weather is through understanding and making use of Mudras, the science of hand and finger postures. It can help to cure bodily ailments in an amazing manner and help in balancing the five elements in the human system to their optimal levels. Attend a session to experience it yourself.
On: January 26
At: 101 Aram Nagar 2, JP Road, Versova Andheri (W).
Cost: Rs 500