The Mumbai minute: Plan your weekend in 60 seconds
Here's a roundup of all the events and activities happening around Mumbai that you can be a part of this weekend
Spot the dots
Enjoy a unique Mandala Dot Art Workshop, open for all ages and amateurs. Guidance will be provided by experts on handling the canvas and acrylic paints. The cost is inclusive of all art materials and colours. The best part, you get to carry your painting home.
TIME: 11 am
AT: DoolallyâÂÂTaproom, C18-21, Dalia Industrial Estate, Andheri West.
ENTRY: Rs 1,850
Watch short stories
Watch a series of narratives unfold in a play titled Toochiyaapey, which is a collage of short stories written by satirist Harishankar Parsai. He is known for his humour, sarcasm and simple words. The cast includes Pratik Rajen Kothari (in pic), Rupal Singh and Pooja Pradhan.
TIME: 7.30 pm
AT: Si Bambai, Mumbai Samachar Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort.
ENTRY: Rs 300
Listen to fusion sounds
Catch the band, Folk Masti, at a gig. They are known for songs like Aamchi Mumbai, Jaago India and Life Is Crazy. The band is inspired by the sound of The Raghu Dixit Project, Indian Ocean and Swarathma. The members include Vipul Panchal (guitars and vocals; in pic), Sachin Guldagde (keys) and Roshan Aade (tabla).
TIME: 10.30 pm
AT: The Habitat, Hotel Unicontinental, Third Road, Khar West.
ENTRY: Rs 300
Shake a leg with Aqeel
Groove to the sounds of DJ Aqeel, who started a revolution by remixing classics like Nahi Nahi (Shake It Daddy), Yeh Waada Raha and many more, in the early 2000s.
TIME: 10 pm
AT: Level IV, The Atria Mall, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli.
ENTRY: Rs 3,000 (stag),Rs 4,000 (couple)
Shop for ethnic wear
If you have been wanting to add some traditional wear to your wardrobe, now is the time. Shop for a range of fresh designs and styles at a store offering a flat 20 to 50 per cent off on its entire stock, including new arrivals.
ONGOING: 10 am to 8.30 pm
AT: Kalki Fashion stores in Thane, Worli, Malad and Santacruz.
Learn a new dish
Learn to make healthy dishes like Lemon Bliss Balls, Beetroot and Quinoa Pizza, Persian Yogurt Dip and Black Rice Pudding at a master class by Sonal Ved, a food author, critic and instructor.
TIME: 3 pm to 4.30 pm
AT: Foodhall, Palladium Mall, Level 3.
CALL: 30264581 (for registration)
Count the beats
Attend a drums workshop by Jai Row Kavi and learn the nuances of beats, studio sessions and approach towards specific genres. The attendees will have access to the session files a week later. There will also be a talk on studio drumming. Kavi currently plays with rock band, Indus Creed.
TIME: 11.30 am to 3.30 pm
AT: antiSOCIAL, RohanâÂÂPlaza, 5thâÂÂRoad, Khar West.
ENTRY: Rs 2,000 (inclusive of F&B)
Soak in ragas
Attend a session of morning ragas with sarod player Brij Narayan, son and disciple of sarangi maestro, Ram Narayan. He will be accompanied by tabla player Yogesh Shamshi. The concert will be free of amplification and microphones, as part of the baithak set-up.
TIME: 7.30 am
AT: Prithvi Theatre, 20 Janki Kutir Juhu Church Road, Juhu.
ENTRY: Rs 250
Sip on comforting teas
Say goodbye to monsoon blues as you sip on some soothing teas. Take your pick from an array of white, green and fruit-infused concoctions at an outlet near you.
ONGOING: 8 am to 1 am
AT: All Tea Villa Cafe outlets
Sat & Sun, july 15 & 16 Spend your rainy weekend the ideal way by taking short or long walks in SoBo organised by Khaki Tours, and get a peek into some fascinating chapters of the city’s history. If you are a student, use the code ‘student’ while booking, and get 50 per cent off.
TIME: 5 pm (Saturday), 4.30 pm (Sunday)
COST: Rs 510 and Rs 612
Buy luxury wear for a steal
Saturday Avail of a discount of up to 60 per cent on popular luxury international brands at a sale in a SoBo mall that will last only five hours. Your time starts now!
TIME: 7 pm to 12 am
AT: Palladium, High Street Phoenix, SB Marg, Lower Parel.
ongoing If you are worried about a hike in the price at eateries after the GST revolution, walk into this brewery to sip a sumo size craft beer. Pay the price of a pint and chug an entire half-litre of a mug.
TIME: 4 pm to 8 pm (Monday to Saturday)
AT: Brewbot Eatery and Pub Brewery, G-01 & 101, Morya Landmark 1, off New Link Road, Andheri West.
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