Mumbai 360: Your weekday go and do guidebook
Plan your week ahead in Mumbai with this handy guide
Catch an epic play
Need to brush up your French? Attend a screening of Alexis Martin’s and Daniel Brière’s play, La Marche de Rama, a French adaptation of the Ramayana. The screening will be followed by a discussion where Martin will be present.
Time: 6.30 pm
At: Alliance Francaise Auditorium, 40, New Marine Lines
Grab a mic
Have a poem, song, monologue or gag brewing inside you that you think can be shared with the world? Perform your original writing at an open mic, where you get two minutes on the stage.
Time: 6.15 pm to 8 pm
At: Max Mueller Bhavan, K Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda
Learn Angolan moves
Give salsa and tango a break and pick up some skills in kizomba, a dance form from Angola that literally means "party".
Time: 8 pm
At: Busy Feet Dance Studio, Neelkanth Tower, Ram Maruti Road, Thane West.
Cost: '1,300 (for one month).
Gaze at art from Bengal
Take an artistic tour of Bengal with a group show highlighting a range of styles, genres and themes from the modern and contemporary periods of art history from the region. The exhibition showcases over 50 artworks by renowned artists including Nandalal Bose, Ajoy Ghosh, Bijon Chowdhury (painting in pic), Jogen Chowdhury as well as young artists.
Till: March 19, 11 am to 7 pm
At: Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Worli
Celebrate a legend
In the days leading up to his 80th birth anniversary, attend a unique mehfil that celebrates Shashi Kapoor with clips and anecdotes from his life and films.
Time: 7 pm
At: Prithvi Theatre, 20 Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Juhu
Groove to jazz
If jazz is your style of music, this gig is for you. Catch a performance by The Revisit Project (in pic) that has produced an album called Here We Go, while Submarine in Space, an instrumental act from New Delhi, will open the night.
Time: 9 pm
At: The Little Door, Andheri West
Witness poetry in motion
Give yourself a visual treat as Tchaikovsky’s iconic Swan Lake ballet comes to Mumbai. The mesmeric production by Moscow-based Royal Russian Ballet has been brought to India by Navrasa Duende.
From: March 13 to 25, 7.30 pm
At: Jamshed Theatre, NCPA
Entry: '2,360 onwards
Dazzle the world
Why make that expensive trip to the salon when you can do your own make-up? Sign up for a demo-cum-workshop by make-up artist Zeenia, and come away with a host of tips and ideas to look your best.
Time: 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm
At: Iteeha Corporation, RR House, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Lower Parel
Know all about indie dogs
When it comes to bringing home a pet dog, foreign breeds often get preference over desi ones. But with recent developments such as the Mudhol Hound being officially introduced in the forces, things seem to be changing. Learn all about the emergence of the indie dog market at this public talk.
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
At: DraftCraft The Mumbai Studio, Third Pasta Lane, Colaba
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Get green fingers
In a city like Mumbai that offers little space for hobbies like gardening, terrariums are an ideal option to keep your love for greenery alive. Learn how to make your own garden in a glass jar at a workshop by The Breathing Art.
Time: 12 noon to 4 pm
At: Gokul View, Thakur Complex, Kandivali East.log on to eventshigh.com
Get into the weekend mood a day earlier at an open mic hosted by funnyman Sahil Shah, one of the founding members of the popular collective, East India Comedy.
Time: 8.30 pm
At: London Taxi, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel
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Attend an album launch
Shadow and Light, the contemporary classical musical duo of Anindo Bose and Pavithra Chari, are launching their third album, Sabr. The evening promises to be one filled with soulful notes.
Time: 9 pm
At: The Quarter, Royal Opera House, Girgaum
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Don't try this at home! Women play 'Talvar Garba' with swords