The Mumbai Minute: Plan Your Weekend In 60 Seconds
Watch Shikhandi, an English play by Faezeh Jalali
Meet a rising star
Attend SurSagar, a monthly concert that features rising stars of Indian classical music. This month’s edition will see a performance by flautist Ashwin Srinivasan.
Time: 7.30 pm
At: Sri Shanmukhnanda Padma Ranga Chamber Music Hall, Sion
Soak in a classical act
Attend the seventh edition of Sindhu Classical Dance Festival, a three-day dance festival organised by Sankhya Dance Company. It will feature Manipuri by Rina Devi and troupe; a solo Bharatanatyam recital by Vaibhav Arekar; and a thematic presentation by Ashim Bandhu Bhattacharya and troupe (in pic) among others.
Till: April 15
At: Kashinath Ghanekar, Thane; Yashwant Natya Mandir, Matunga; and Sheila Gopal Raheja Auditorium, Bandra
Pop the rock
Listen to Vedant Joshi and The Pickled Octopii, a pop-rock outfit, at this eatery where you can also avail of a buy-one-get-one offer on drinks.
Time: 7 pm
At: CinCin, BKC
Sit back and get your creative juices flowing at this doodling workshop where Kiran Surve will give a brief introduction to this popular art.
Time: 4 pm onwards
At: Aromas Cafe, Hiranandani Estate, Thane West
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Relook at gender roles
Watch Shikhandi, an English play by Faezeh Jalali. The play is a comic, tongue-in-cheek retelling of the story of Shikhandi, an important and one of the earliest transgender characters that appears in the Mahabharata, making one question the role of gender and sexuality.
On: April 13 and 14 (7.30 pm) and April 15 (4 pm and 7.30 pm)
At: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point
Dance into the night
Get the weekend party started with DJ Amann who will get you grooving with his mix of commercial chartbusters and house music.
Time: 9.30 pm onwards
At: Farzi Cafe, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel.
Turn back time
Explore the story of Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum (formerly known as the Victoria and Albert Museum) during a walk through Mumbai’s first and oldest museum.
Time: 11.30 am
At: BDL Museum, Byculla East
Register: The museum’s Facebook page
Feast like a king
Celebrate the spring festival of Vishu by trying out the diverse flavours of Kerala with dishes such as avial, oolan, kootu kari, and parupu kari with lemon rice and red rice.
On: April 13 to 15, 12 pm to 3 pm and 7 pm to 11:45 pm
At: South Of Vindhyas, The Orchid Hotel, Vile Parle East
Delve into art
View the works of artist Pooja Varun Chhajed at her exhibition Athvika, The Tribes, where she reveals her perception about the social and cultural life of different tribes.
Till: April 16, 11 am to 7 pm
At: Jehangir Art Gallery, Kala Ghoda
Watch the sunrise
Attend Magicrise, a sunrise wellness party, where you start with EDM vs BDM music, followed by Belly Jazz, a fusion of belly dance and jazz, by Kanchi Shah, a BollySwag session and much more.
Time: 8 am
At: The Bandra Project, Bandra West
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