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
Catch short films
Watch a mix of interesting short films by filmmakers from India and the US. Mac Productions and Shamiana Short Film Club are screening three films — Owen, The Perfect Day (both English) and For Hire (Malayalam).
TIME: 8 pm onwards
AT: The Pantry, Yashwant Chambers, Military Square lane, near Trishna, Kala Ghoda, Fort.
Learn to make music
Sign up for a masterclass conducted by the Ravi Chary Crossing ensemble, where you will learn how the fundamentals of Hindustani and Carnatic classical music can help
you create contemporary fusion music. Chary (in pic) will also share his experience collaborating with musicians from diverse ethnicities.
TIME: 8 pm to 10 pm
AT: The True School of Music, 107, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel.
To register, log on to: bit.ly/2uEki74
Dance all night
Catch DJ Uri, Swadesi and Paper Queen (in pic) at Wobble, a bass-heavy night, which is making a comeback at this rooftop bar after four years. The trio will play a mix of hip-hop, grime, half step bass, desi rap, and trap.
TIME: 9 pm onwards
AT: Bonobo, second floor, Kenilworth Mall, off Linking Road, Bandra West.
Enjoy classical moves
Watch an Odissi performance, Madhuram, which depicts the interaction between human and divine love, by artiste Shubhada Varadkar and her troupe (in pic). It will be followed by a Kathak performance, Krishna – The Liberator, by Pune-based Shama Bhate and her team.
TIME: 7 pm
AT: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
COSTL: Rs 200 onwards
Learn flamenco from international artiste Rosana Maya at a two-day intensive workshop for beginners and seasoned dancers. She will demonstrate essentials like footwork, posture, rhythm, technique, turn pattern and choreography.
TIME: 12 pm to 2 pm (today); 2 pm to 4 pm (Sunday)
AT: House of Wow, Natraj Building, Hill Road, Bandra West.
COST: Rs 2,800
Meet a Gujju family
Catch the premiere of Baa Mari Mother India, a Gujarati play about a mother, who loves her late husband and behaves as if he is alive, and her son who reaffirms her belief.
TIME: 8 pm (Sunday: 4 pm)
AT: Tejpal Auditorium, Gowalia Tank.
COST: Rs 200 onwards
Craft clay Ganesha idols
Learn to create your own eco-friendly Ganeshas out of clay this Ganesh Chaturthi. Your idol will dissolve completely in a container of water, which can then be poured into a garden or the base of a tree, returning it to nature. The workshop is suitable even for people with no art experience.
TILL: August 19
AT: Goregaon East, Andheri West and Dadar West.
LOG ON TO: bluebulb.in
COST: Rs 1,499 to Rs 3,499 per idol
Tuck into tapas with G&T
Enjoy Gin Sundays with a tapas-style brunch with an unlimited Gin and Tonic menu. Pick from a dozen small plates including oysters, tacos, ramen and sweets. The gin cocktails features seasonal fruits, with house-made mixers made using kokum and smoked pineapple.
TIME: 12.30 pm
AT: Masque, Unit 3, Laxmi Mills, Shakti Mills Lane, Mahalaxmi.
COST: Rs 3,500 plus taxes
Woof for a cause
Pick up cool dog-themed umbrellas, canvas pouches, haversacks, aprons, yoga-dog printed T-shirts, cloth bags, towels, pillows, book marks, gift tags, notebooks, caps and mugs at a sale organised by Welfare of Stray Dogs. There are books for bibliophiles, too. The proceeds will be used for sterilisations and on-site first-aid programmes.
TIME: 10 am to 8 pm
AT: Cymroza Art Gallery, Breach Candy.
Have unlimited sushi
Sunday Savour sushi, dim sum and more at this unlimited brunch. On the menu are dishes like Spicy Avocado Sushi, Sichuan Style Crispy Prawns, and Chiang Mai Curry.
TIME: 12 pm to 4 pm
AT: Pa Pa Ya, Hotel Diplomat, 24-26 BK Boman Behram Marg, Apollo Bunder, Colaba.
COST: Rs 1,699
Count calories at a steal
all week Avail of 25 per cent discount on gluten- and dairy-free eats launched by a gym. On offer are Dark Chocolate, Cinnamon and Almond Cake, and Pineapple Cake made of protein powders, almond and coconut flour, coconut milk and raw honey.
TIME: 7 am to 11 pm
AT: F2 Fitness, Kailash Building, Waterfield Road, Bandra West.
Sip on drinks at half price
till monday Enjoy all drinks at half price at this newly launched restobar. On offer are cocktails like Geeta Babita, Boondi Mojito, Imli ka Boota, and Genda Phool (in pic). Get bar nibbles like Vasai-Ker Bhujing and Crispy Chicken Khurana to go with the drinks.
TIME: 12 noon to 1.30 am
AT: Hitchki, G5 Transocean, Hiranandani Business Park, Lake Boulevard Road, Powai.
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