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
Evergreen love story
Catch a staging of Mughal-e-Azam: The Musical, an everlasting love story of Mughal Salim and Anarkali. The show features live singing, elaborate sets, costumes by Manish Malhotra, and dazzling choreography, making for quite an experience.
TIME: 4 pm and 8 pm
AT: Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
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COST: 500 onwards
Attend Fading Environments, Fading Cultures, an art show featuring paintings by four artists, using rice paper, rust metal and printmaking.
TILL: July 31
TIME: 10.30 am to 7.30 pm
AT: Nine Fish Art Gallery, Byculla (E).
Attend a presentation by journalist P Sainath on why it is vital to talk about rural India. He will also discuss the work he has been doing, as part
of Nation: Micro-narratives of Change.
TIME: 5 pm onwards
AT: Godrej ONE, Vikhroli (E).
Kick off your weekend with Bhavishyavani Future Soundz featuring Kini Rao (in pic) and Nikki. They will spin a mix of Hip-Hop, Funk, House, and Techno.
TIME: 9 pm onwards
AT: Bonobo, second floor, Kenilworth Mall, Phase 2, off Linking Road, Bandra (W).
Warm up with hearty, piping hot broth from a ramen menu offering Tempura Udon, Chasu Ramen, Spicy Red Chicken Chili Broth, and an Aromatic Coconut Broth.
TIME: 12 pm to 3.30 pm, 6.30 pm to 1 am
AT: The Fatty Bao, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel.
Enjoy the monsoon, Bambaiyya style, with popular rainy day snacks — Vada Pav, Kanda Bhajjiya, Raasta Sandwich, Chicken Farcha, Chicken Baida Roti, Bombay-style Parantha and Bacon Vada Pav. Pair them with hot cups ofIrani Special Chai, Masala ni Chai or Pheteli Coffee.
TIME: 12 pm to 1.30 am
AT: SodaBottleOpenerWala, 02, ground floor, The Capital Building, BKC.
Sign up for a zen colouring workshop and colour away on patterned sheets as you sip on a beverage of your choice. Art supplies will be provided, and you can take home your masterpiece.
AT: Chaayos, Shankar Rao Naram Path, Lower Parel.
TIME: 2 pm onwards
COST: Rs 350
Get ready for a night of crazy beats with one of India’s most popular DJs, Sanjay Dutta (in pic), the Helium Project and Freaktune. Expect Deep House, Progressive House and Techno tracks through the night.
TIME: 10 pm onwards
AT: Razzberry Rhinoceros, Juhu Tara Road.
ENTRY: Rs 500
Witness a mix of couture and cuisine at a Sunday brunch with fashion label, Karleo. Savour delicacies like Grilled Pistachio Polenta Cake, Cabbage Dolma and Minestrone Genovese. The afternoon will also showcase a collection of designer wedding gowns and evening dresses from the new Spring Summer collection by designers Karan and Leon.
AT: Pondichery Cafe, Sofitel, BKC.
TIME: 12.30 pm to 4 pm
Latin American feast
Sign up for a meal with Tan Bueno, an all-veg Latin American pop-up by Rachana Shah Sony. On the menu are Empanadas, Ocopa Arequipena (Peruvian potato bake), Soft Taco with Salsa De Mani (Ecuadorian peanut sauce), and Tres Leches Cake.
TIME: 7 pm onwards
AT Grant Road (W).
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COST: Rs 1,200
Skip the theatres and head to a screening of short films, Watermelon, Scarf, The Nesting Doll and Dekhchish Ki Amon Bhabe. You get a chance to meet the filmmakers and learn about what went into making the shorts.
TIME: 3.30 pm onwards
AT: Tuning Fork, Hotel Unicontinental, Khar (W).
LOG ON TO: bookmyshow.com
COST: Rs 200 (full cover)
Friday Avail a flat 50 per cent discount on apparel, footwear and home appliance brands. You also stand to win an international trip to Dubai, an LED TV, microwave and gift vouchers.
TIME: 8 am to 12 am
AT: Infiniti Mall, New Link Road, Malad (W).
from Saturday Until World Chocolate Day (July 7), indulge in sinful delights. Get a box of Almond Rocks complimentary when you buy any product, from Belgian Chocolate to marzipan goodies in flavours like Salted Caramel, Litchi, and Raspberry Lemon.
AT:âÂÂNordic Kandie, Vasant Villa, Peddar Road, Kemps Corner.
ongoing Indulge in retail therapy at a 50 per cent sale on all new collections of international labels including Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen. Pick from dresses, jackets, tops, bags and jewellery.
TIME: 12 pm to 1 am
AT: Le Mill Store, first floor, Pheroze Building, Colaba.