Master an ancient Indian martial art this weekend

Apr 05, 2014, 12:06 IST | The GUIDE Team

We give you the complete lowdown on the various activities happening around Mumbai that you can indulge in this weekend

Go martial
Join martial art practitioners from six countries and 14 Indian states as they display their exemplary skills over three days at the India Martial Arts Fest. You can also take part in workshops on kickboxing, karate, Jeet Kune Do and Kalaripayattu. Open for anyone above 10 years.

From April 18 to 20 (registration ends on April 10)
At Lavasa Promenade, Dasvino Town and Country Club, Lavasa International Convention Centre.
Call 2873222
Cost Rs 8,000 (for three days)
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Be a Mum-biker
5.15 am Sign up with Mumbai Randonneurs and set out to test your long-distance cycling skills. Join the group as they set out for another ride from Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), take a turn around Shree Dutta Snacks and back to SGNP.
On April 13
Call 9930986842

Figure how forensics
crack a case
If you are a Dexter or CSI fan, you’ll love this forensic investigation workshop for adults. The workshop is organised at your home, and conducted by a real forensic investigator who will teach you about financial forensics, call records and the works.
On All weekends. CALL 61967106
Cost Rs 1,119 per person log on to


Splurge, learn and enjoy
11 am to 9 pm The Market Square is a one-of-a-kind shopping festival featuring 50 stalls offering clothes, jewellery, accessories, footwear, bags, home décor, gadgets and food. You can also enroll for workshops on Zumba, salsa, flamenco, belly dancing and making dream catchers.
On: Today and April 6
At: Mac Ronells, Pali Hill, Bandra (W).
Call: 9920355757
Entry: Free


Video art
4.30 pm to 5.30 pm Curator Gayatri Sinha brings video artistes from around the world as part of a show, which will screen their video and multimedia works, every Saturday. This month, you can catch works by nine artistes.
On: Today at The Education Centre, Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Byculla (E).
Call 23731234

Night out

Groove to their stories
8.30 pm Powered by their groovy basslines, melodic and energetic-yet-moody outrows and dreamy breakdowns with a hint of Tech elements, Lost Stories, led by Prayag Mehta and Rishab Joshi is one of the most sought-after Progressive Trance acts in the country.
On Today
At Auriga, Famous Studio Lane, off Dr E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi.
Call 43472505

Electro gets Progressive
11 pm Join DJ Jay Weather and Bay City Lights saxophonist Ryan Sadri come together to play an eclectic and thumping set of Electro and Progressive music and set the perfect mood for your Saturday night.
on Today
At Li Bai, Palladium Hotel, Lower Parel.
Call 61628000
Entry Rs 1,500 (10 pm onwards)

A sinful event
5 pm onwards Get ready for a
six-hour high-energy musical journey with European star DJ SIN (UK) who is all set to spin groovy Hip-Hop beats. Supporting him will be Money Addicted Pimpz, Texas-based Hip-Hop/Rap act.
on April 6
At Villa 69, 30/C, Paradise Banquets, Juhu Circle, Juhu.
Entry By guest list, till 7 pm

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