Mumbai 360 degrees: Plan your week ahead with this handy guide
Your weekday go and do guidebook
Eat your heart out
A hotel in the suburbs is organising a food festival that celebrates seven different regional cuisines over seven days. So, expect mouth-watering dishes from Punjab, South India, Bengal, Rajasthan and other parts of India.
Time: 7 am to 3 am
At: Grand Hometel Hotel, off New Link Road, Chincholi Bunder, Malad West
Head out into the sea
Go on a sailing trip from the Gateway of India and leave the city behind for a short while. But do remember to carry your windcheaters, since even if winter hasn't quite set in on land yet, it might be cold out at sea.
Time: Starts 7.30 am onwards
At: Jetty no. 5, Colaba
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Cost: Rs 4,000
activity Sign up for a cycling tour that aims to unearth Colaba's hidden stories through the eyes of a Gujarati migrant who travels to the city. Take part in a quiz at the end of it and stand a chance to win prizes.
Time: 10 pm to 1 am
Starts at: Kailash Parbat Restaurant, Colaba
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Cost: Rs 699 for people with their own cycles
Listen to jazz tunes
An Andheri venue is holding the flag up for jazz music with a weekly night dedicated to the genre. Catch the Beer Puppets, which has Anthony Cammarota (in pic) on guitar.
Time: 8.30 pm onwards
At: The Little Door, Andheri West.
Watch short films
Attend a screening of short films presented by British Council. These include Tusk, an animated commentary on identity; Offside, which is about Kirsty, 11, the only girl on the football team; The River that tales an allegorical tale about the futility of war and Operator, a nail-biting short about an emergency services operator.
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
At: Khar Social, Khar West. to RSVP
Attend a group show, Realms of Life, by contemporary artists Subhash G Desai, Sadashiv Parab and Kailash Parab, where they will present their take on life using different colour tones.
Time: 11 am to 7 pm
At: Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli
Jazz up your wardrobe
Enjoy a 50 per cent discount on long maxi dresses, tops, skirts, shorts and accessories at the year-end sale of this fashion retailer.
At: All Cover Story outlets in Mumbai
Call: 8108338301 (Kandivali)
Binge at a steal
As an iconic North Indian restaurant completes 45 years, celebrate with a week-long offer of a 45-per cent discount on all dishes for the first 45 walk-ins. Tuck into fare like grilled burrah chop and chelo kebab.
Time: 12 pm to 4 pm; 7 pm to 12 am (till November 26)
At: All Copper Chimney outlets.
Call: 22022444 (Kala Ghoda)
Get free drinks
The party begins mid-week for ladies at a bistro bar in the suburbs, which is offering three drinks on the house for all its female patrons. Plus, you get entered into a lucky draw to win a free trip to Goa for two days.
At: Toast Bistro and Bar, Andheri East
Appreciate Chopin Delve into the life of the legendary composer and pianist Frédéric Chopin at a masterclass with Dhanwanti Rajwade, where she will not only cover his work and times, but will also perform nocturnes, waltz, fantaisie impromptu and a polonaise.
Time: 8 pm
At: The Quarter, Royal Opera House, Girgaum
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Play with paints
Take part in warfare that's fun and safe at a paintball session in Thane. The place even has sniper towers, natural trenches and sand bunkers to complete your experience.
Time: 9 am onwards
At: Near Exotica Restaurant, Thane
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Cost: RS 350
Learn about post-boom art
How does the post-boom generation of artists direct their art-making process? Artists Dhruvi Acharya, Amshu Chukki, Abir Karmakar, Prajakta Potnis will discuss the topic at a session moderated by writer and curator Girish Shahane.
Time: 6.30 pm
At: Max Mueller Bhavan, K Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda. rsvp email@example.com
Witness Space Beyond, Space Within, a kathak performance by the students of Manas Cultural Institute. The classical sequence has been choreographed and conceptualised by Manisha Jeet, who will share the stage with her students,
Time: 7 pm
At: Swatantryaveer Savarkar Smarak, Shivaji Park.
A walk through Mohammed Ali Road's Khau Galli