The Mumbai minute: Plan your weekend in 60 seconds
Start your festivities with a groovy concert featuring beatboxing duo Theo & Mic Lee; Aqua Dominatrix — Akshay Rajpurohit’s synthpop electronic side; and Zoya Music
today Start your festivities with a groovy concert featuring beatboxing duo Theo & Mic Lee; Aqua Dominatrix — Akshay Rajpurohit’s synthpop electronic side; and Zoya Music.
Time: 10 pm onwards
At: antiSOCIAL, Rohan Plaza, SV Road, Khar (W).
Cost: Rs 300
Catch the Electro beat
today Listen to Prayag Mehta and Rishab Joshi of Lost Stories, an Indian DJ duo, known for their official remixes for Alan Walker Faded and One Republic’s Wherever I Go.
Time: 9.30 pm at Drinking Kulture, Andheri (W).
Cost: Free for couples (before 11 pm) Rs 2,000 cover (after 11 pm)
Peachums come to town
SAT, Dec 24 and Sun, Dec 25 Watch a screening of The Threepenny Opera, an adults-only, dark comedy about Mr and Mrs
Peachum looking forward to a bumper day in the beggary business.
Time: 3 pm and 7 pm
At: Godrej Dance Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
Cost: Rs 500
See men as martyrs
Today Catch the Mumbai premiere of Martyrs Of Marriage, a documentary that throws light on the misuse of section 498A of the Indian Penal Code (the anti-dowry law made for the protection of women). Directed by Deepika Bhardwaj, the film showcases first-person accounts of the male victims.
Time: 6.30 pm
At: St Andrews Auditorium, Bandra (W).
Attend a carnival
sat, dec 24 Attend a Christmas Carnival that has activities and games, a Hip-Hop performance, acrobatic juggler, magic show, a DJ, and games for kids.
Time: 3 pm to 12 am
At: Dome at NSCI, Worli.
Cost: Rs 250 (members), Rs490 (non-members)
Bake a house
sat, Dec 24 and sun, dec 25 Wisk
by Cakesmiths and Kidogos are organising an interactive gingerbread house-making activity. The team will teach you and your child how to design and decorate your gingerbread house using candies and sweet treats.
Time: 5 pm to 7 pm
At: Courtyard, High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel.
Cost: Rs 850
ongoing Complete your New Year’s Eve party look with navy stone-studded tassel earrings (Rs 509), a gold-toned crescent-shaped statement necklace (Rs 899), gold-toned stone-studded drop earrings (Rs 429), a gold-toned ring (Rs 359) and a silver weave on clutch (Rs 2,499).
Log on to www.toniqretail.com
Story of the weaves
TILL SAT, DEC 24 If you love comfy, breathable fabrics and flowy silhouettes, drop in at Padmaja Krishnan’s latest showcase, Loom Of My Mind. Drawing inspiration from the poems of Kabir, Krishnan has sculpted tunics, skirts and dresses on handloom using natural fibres in tones of greys and blues, starting from Rs 7,700.
Time: 11 am to 7 pm
At: ARTISANS’, Dr VB Gandhi Marg, Rhythm House Lane, Kala Ghoda.
Binge on pancakes
sun, dec 25 Ignore the calories and focus on this delicious Sunday brunch featuring Pancakes, Beetroot and Black Bean Risotto, traditional Roast Turkey with Cranberry, Live Cochin Oyster, Plum Pudding, Eggnog Bavarian with Strawberry.
Time: 12 noon onwards
At: Indigo, 4, Mandlik Road, Colaba.
Cost: Rs 3,500
Drink and be merry
ongoing Have a happy Christmas with a special cocktail menu featuring Chocolate Eggnog with dark chocolate and rum; Harvest Sparkle with Jim Beam, ginger and orange juice; Christmas Sangria with orange and pineapple juice and Jacob’s Creek Shiraz; and Apple Ginger Toddy.
Time: 7 pm to 1.30 pm
At: One Street Over, Khar (W). call 26002224
Cost: Rs 400 to Rs 700
Dine with the family
sun, dec 25 Bond with family and friends over beverages like Red Wine Hot Chocolate and Eggnog, and a scrumptious meal featuring a Crabcake with Garlic Aioli, Smoked Salmon Tartare (in pic), Fried Chicken with Waffles, Cheesy Arancini and Baked Cannaloni. There are traditional favourites too — Pork Vindaloo, Cafreal Chicken, Ambotik Curry and Roast Suckling Pig.
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
At: Mirabella, Veera Desai Road, Andheri (W).
Cost: Rs 1,399 (food), Rs 1,850 (food and alcohol)
ongoing Gift a unique culinary experience to your loved ones this season with chef Anjali Pathak. You can choose a traditional British Afternoon Tea or a Cooking Class (with cuisines like Indian, British, Italian, Spanish and French).
Cost: Rs 750 (valid for six months)
To relax and soothe
ongoing Pamper your loved ones with a customised Christmas hamper containing products like soothing diffusers, aroma oils, candles, reed sticks, aroma bath salts and massage oils. The gift sets can be divided based on flavours too.
Cost: Starts at Rs 1,000
till Dec 31 All Good Scents, the luxury fragrance portal, has introduced Christmas hampers (for men, and women) and they’re offering a flat 25 per cent off on purchases of Rs 1,000 and above. Go ahead, do your last minute festive shopping.
Log on to: www.allgoodscents.com
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