Mongolia through the lens plus other events around Mumbai
Catch spectacular stills of Mongolia’s art and culture by feted photographer Shantanu Das. Titled, Glimpses Of Mongolia
Mystical Mongolia 11 am to 7 pm Catch spectacular stills of Mongolia’s art and culture by feted photographer Shantanu Das. Titled, Glimpses Of Mongolia, the exhibition hopes to stir interest in the fascinating country that has not been explored by many. One can gaze at the influence of Buddhism and Nomadism in Mongolian paintings, music and literature. From landscapes to unique traditions, the photographs lend key insights into the rich traditions of the country.
Till November 30
At Tao Art Gallery, 165, Sajan Plaza, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli.
Run for Mithi river
6.15 am onwards Grab those running shoes and run the Mithi River Race that is being organised to celebrate World Rivers Day. The river has borne the brunt of sewage as well as chemical and plastic waste. In order to raise funds, Ecofolks have organised 5 km, 10 km, and 21 km-long marathons. The run starts from Sofitel hotel and will culminate there as well.
On November 30 for on the spot registrations Maharashtra Nature Park Society, Dharavi.
Log on to mrr.ecofolks.com/
Have fun with tiles
3 pm onwards Get your kids to try their hands at a fun-yet-challenging tile game called Rummikub. Similar to the card game rummy, it can actually hook kids and adults alike, in no time. One can also participate in the Original Rummikub Competition that is open to all.
On November 30
At Crossword Store, Kemps Corner.
Go heady over cheese!
6 pm onwards Educate yourself in various kinds of cheeses while you learn to taste and cook unique dishes such as Mini Croque Monsieur, Basil Tomato and Parmigiano Penne, and Chevre Cheesecake with Berry Compote with them. The event, Cheesy Does It is curated by The Cheese Collective.
At Silverspoon Gourmet, A-3/4, Dhanraj Industrial Estate, Lower Parel.
Call 8286044424 cost `2,000 per head
Caves to honey bees
With the lovely drop in temperature, embark on a trip to Dandeli in Karnataka by The Nomadic Quest. From white water rafting to honey bee interaction, soak in the various facets of nature, on this trip.
Trip dates December 3 to 7
Cost Rs 12,740 per person
Log on to thenomadicquest.com
Between the folds
Engage with India’s traditional garment — sari, as Rta Kapur Chishti’s handspun and woven label, Taanbaan, will be on display and available for sale while she hosts a sari draping workshop (both till Monday). The sari will also be celebrated through a dance recital by the Daksha Sheth Dance Company on Sunday evening. Exhibition/workshop at Artisans’, 52-56 Dr VB Gandhi Marg, Kala Ghoda.
Performance at NCPA, Nariman Point.
12 pm to 12 am Unwind while you drink, dance and eat with Love Brunch, a party concept that started in London in 2009. Shake a leg to global acts DJ Hugo Heathcote, DJ Jolyn, percussionist Tom Carr and, DJ Amit Sanghavi who will ensure the best of House, Techno, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Pop and Rock.
At Asilo, Palladium Hotel, Lower Parel.
A tribute to Begum Akhtar
7.45 pm Kahkashan is a literary theatre project that will pay homage to the Ghazal singing legend Begum Akhtar on her 100th birth anniversary. One can also catch hits of Meer, Momin, Ghalib, Shakeel, Badayuni and many more in the voice of Sraboni Chaudhuri, a noted Thumri singer. The show is being held in association with Caravan Hands and the tickets are available at the art gallery as well.
At Veer Savarkar Auditorium, opposite Shivaji Park, Dadar (W).