Mumbai 360 degrees: Your weekday go and do guidebook
Your weekday go and do guidebook
Gaze at daily-life frames
Photographer Anil Purohit finds his inspiration in moments that bring alive the character of the city's streets. Attend his exhibition, Transitions: Moments in Crossing, to soak in his frames that freeze those scenes.
TIME: 11 am to 7 pm
AT: Jehangir Art Gallery, Kala Ghoda.
Watch French cinema
As part of the initiative, 10 Years – 10 Films, which will showcase one iconic French film of each of the past 10 years in an online festival, catch three films representing the best of French cinema at an offline screening.
TIME: 6.30 pm
AT: Alliance Française de Bombay, New Marine Lines.
Create exotic mocktails
Learn the art of making non-alcoholic drinks including classic lemon mint mojito, ocean bliss, peach & basil squash and many more at a workshop hosted by Sajida Khan.
TIME: 11 am
AT: Culinary Craft, 247, Powai Plaza, Central Avenue, Powai.
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COST: Rs 1,950 (carry ID proof)
If you haven't seen a set by writer and stand-up comic Ashish Shakya, who is also a member of the comedy collective AIB, here's your chance to catch him at a one-hour trial show where he will try out the new jokes in his bag.
TIME: 8 pm
AT: Levi's Lounge, Lower Parel.
Shop for a cause
Helping Hands, an organisation that helps children with cancer, is hosting a pop-up featuring various designer labels. The proceeds will go towards the treatment of kids battling the disease.
TIME: 10.30 am to 7.30 pm
AT: Su Casa, Bandra West.
Listen about creative freedom
Filmmakers Alankrita Shrivastava Shaji N Karun and Ravi Jadhav, and screenwriter Anjum Rajabali will discuss how cinema helps bring about freedom of expression, with author Anil Dharker in the moderator's chair.
TIME: 6.30 pm
AT: Hall of Culture, Nehru Centre, Worli.
Groove to global tunes
After tours across India, Italy and the UK, Kefaya, an eclectic group of immigrants, travellers and international artistes is arriving in the city for a show featuring their signature synthesis of musical styles that have been described as international music, guerrilla jazz, contemporary world fusion and global protest music.
TIME: 9 pm onwards
AT: Bonobo, Kenilworth Mall, Phase 2, off Linking Road, Bandra West.
Delve into processes
Learn what goes into a creative process at this monthly event called WIPâÂÂSessions, where designers and artistes talk about their unfinished, latest and upcoming projects. The participants for this session include rapper Sofia Ashraf, architect Faizan Khatri, artist Shilo Shiv Suleman and motion graphic artists Wolves.
TIME: 6 pm onwards
AT: The Habitat, Khar West.
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ENTRY: Rs 590 (student ticket for Rs 354)
Watch a ballet classic
World-class ballet is synonymous with Bolshoi Theatre. Watch the swirling moves of The Nutcracker with Tchaikovsky's music at a screening of a two-hour performance staged at the iconic Moscow venue.
TIME: 6.30 pm (also on December 21, 6.30 pm)
AT: Godrej Dance Theatre, NCPA.
ENTRY: Rs 600
Sip on sangria
Ladies, if sangria is your poison, head to this British-style pub and get a glass of sangria on the house. Pick from a range of soups, pizzas and end your meal with decadent desserts.
TIME: 12 noon to 12.30 am
AT: British Brewing Company, (Palava outpost) Lodha Xperia Mall, Dombivali East.
Catch 'em young
Get a glimpse of what the country's young artistes are up to at the 19th edition of Thespo, a youth theatre movement, which begins on Monday. Tonight, watch the play Mrig-Trishna from Delhi. It is about Noori, who has been abandoned by society because she is a transgender person.
ON: 9 pm
AT: Prithvi Theatre, Juhu.
ENTRY: Rs 200
Learn about music
Witness a performance and discover how orchestral music has evolved over the ages. Also learn which artistes and music languages have been especially influential in effecting that change. Luca Petracca is the musician who will be taking you through the appreciation session.
TIME: 8 pm
AT: Live at The Quarter, Royal Opera House, Girgaum.
ENTRY: Rs 749
Attend a comedy gig where stand-up artiste Sonali Thakkar will crack jokes that are based on her life experiences, which cover themes like shopping and travelling. The show is titled Almost There, and Thakkar says that girls, especially, will be able to relate to her act since she is "the biggest threat to the dumb-blonde theory".
TIME: 7.30 pm
AT: The Cuckoo Club. log on to insider.in
ENTRY: Rs 249
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