Mumbai minute: Plan your weekend in 60 seconds
After years of neglect, the script has finally begun to matter in the process of filmmaking
After years of neglect, the script has finally begun to matter in the process of filmmaking. Learn the art of screenwriting at this three-day workshop conducted by noted screenplay writers Anjum Rajabali (in pic), Juhi Chaturvedi and Jaideep Sahni.
Till: January 14, 10 am to 8 pm at Whistling Woods International, Filmcity Complex, Goregaon East
Cost: '9,500 (includes taxes and lunch on all three days)
Encourage budding musicians
Attend a music presentation by Anup Kulthe and Vaishnav Chavan, young recipients of a scholarship programme that supports gurus and budding musicians. Kulthe will give a tabla recital, while Chavan will play the violin.
Time: 6.30 pm
At: Little Theatre, NCPA
Celebrate young artists
Head to Art 35, showcasing the works of over 75 young artists including Ambrish Mishra, Shivangi Pandey and Mitali Turakhia (artwork in pic). The event includes art, theatre and food workshops, stand-up comedy and pottery for kids.
Till: January 14, 10 am to 8.30 pm
At: The New Great Eastern Mills, Byculla East
Hear it from theatre experts
Learn about the art of playwriting at a talk, Play It Right, by award-winning Scottish playwright, dramaturg and director Nicola McCartney (above, left), eminent Scottish playwright Stef Smith (above, centre) and writer, director and lighting designer Arghya Lahiri. The talk is a part of Scotland-India Collaboration featuring Kommune, Rage and Traverse Theatre.
Time: 7 pm
At: Encompass Events, sixth floor, Vastu Prestige TanishqâÂÂBuilding, New Link Road, Andheri West
Indulge in conversation
Attend the second edition of L’affaire, featuring conversations around food, fashion and lifestyle. The line-up includes a talk by nutritionist Pooja Makhija on child nutrition, a travel talk with television host, actor and model Mini Mathur (in pic), a book-reading and discussion by author Meghna Pant, and photography workshop with those behind the official Humans of Bombay Facebook page.
Time: 4 pm to 6 pm
At: The Trees, Opposite Godrej One, Vikhroli West
Register: laffairevikhroli @godrejinds.com
You be the judge
If you consider yourself to be a wine connoisseur and are keen to make your presence felt in the industry, register for the sixth edition of the Indian Wine Consumer’s Choice Awards by All Things Nice. Sip on the best wines of the country and pick the rightful winners from the vino world.
Time: 2 pm to 6 pm
At: Sofitel Hotel, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East
Savour Catalan flavours
This Sunday, savour the cuisine of Catalonia from Spain made using fresh vegetables (especially tomato, garlic and eggplant), wheat, Arbequina olive oils, and wines for dishes like ollada, escalivada and Spanish ratatouille.
Time: 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm
At: Seven Kitchens, The St Regis Mumbai, Lower Parel
Show your love for animals
Head to this garage and pick up books, clothes, crockery, cutlery, paintings, toys, artefacts, glassware, CDs, DVDs and gift items at throw-away prices. Proceeds will go towards The Welfare of Stray Dogs, an NGO that works tirelessly for the cause of animal welfare.
Till: January 17, 10 am to 8 pm
At: Vishnu Prasad Hall, 14th Road, Linking Road Corner, Khar West
Craft a kite with a difference
Combine the fun of Makar Sankranti with a Mandana art workshop conducted by ace designer and scholar of the art form, Lakhi Chand Jain. Participants get to create three kites with Mandana motifs, of which one is theirs to take home, and another will be included as part of an installation at the organising venue. The third kite will be flown at Marine Drive, with underprivileged children associated with the Inkling Foundation.
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
At: Iteeha Studio, RR House, Senapati Bapat Marg, Estate, Lower Parel
Cost: '1,850 (the age group for the workshop is 15 years and above)