The Mumbai Minute: Plan your weekend in 60 seconds
Plan your weekend in 60 seconds
Catch a documentary
Screening: Get your food for thought for the weekend at a screening of AâÂÂSuitable Girl. Directed by Sarita Khurana and Smriti Mundhra, the film follows the lives of three young women and through them, explores women’s complex relationships with marriage, family and society.
Time 6. 30 pm
At Little Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
Feel the blues
Music: Megan Murray is a musician Who honed her skills at Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music in Los Angeles. She then went on to perform at the iconic Buddy Guy Blues Club in Chicago and other legendary American venues.
She will be coming down to the city with her band to play a blues/soul gig at a suburban venue.
Time 9.30 pm onwards
At antiSocial, Khar West.
Cost Rs 300
Gaze at sculptures
Exhibition: In her third solo show, young artist Sucharita Adhikary draws inspiration from her early days in Kolkata. Through metallic and wooden sculptures, she captures the divine as well as the rigmarole of everyday life.
Till January 12, 11 am to 7 pm
At Gallery Pradarshak, 100, Kalpana Bldg, 12th Road, Khar West.
Take the write path
Workshop: This one’s for the little ones with a flair for words. Children’s author Sakshi Singh will host a workshop, where she will help kids aged between five and
12 years express themselves freely with
the written word.
Time 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
At Nehru Centre, Worli.
Tune in to new talent
Gig: The True School of music hones the talent of upcoming musicians, five of who — including Mallika Barot (in pic) — have formed a band named The Core. Each of them is also a part of the school’s faculty, which is testimony to their prowess. Catch them as they perform at a SoBo venue.
Time 9 pm onwards
At The Quarter, Royal Opera House, Girgaum.
Entry Rs 499
Witness the battle of moves
Dance: Catch the 10th edition of a popular dance competition, which brings artistes from across India for a two-day event featuring dance forms like solo breaking, solo popping , solo footwork battle and solo waacking. Choreographer Ruel Dausan, and fellow reality show winners Sagar Bora and Simi Talsanil will judge the event.
TIll January 7, 9.45 am to 9.30 pm
At Spykar the Culture, Infiniti mall, Malad West.
Crack a joke
Comedy: The city’s stand-up comedy scene is bursting at the seams, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t new talent coming up. And if you, too, have some jokes up your sleeve, attend this open-mic to test your mettle. The night also includes acts by four seasoned comics — Nasif Akhtar, Parijat Sarkar (in pic), Mayur Kamble and Aditya Singh. So head to the venue if you think you have it in you to get up on a stage and make people laugh.
Time 8 pm to 10 pm
At Mad Bee Comedy, SV Patel Nagar, Andheri West.
Cost Rs 200 to register
Unravel office politics
Play: Think working in the corporate world is nothing but a rat race? The makers of Dhumrapaan feel so too. Watch appraisals, politics, relationships, stress, fears and insecurities come to life on stage in this play set in the smoking room of a swanky office.
Time 5 pm and 8 pm
AT Prithvi Theatre, Juhu.
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Cost Rs 475
Dine like a king
Food: Fancy yourself a royal meal? Head to a five-star for a dinner buffet where Chef Akshraj Jodha has curated a menu inspired by the royal cuisine of Rajasthan. It includes traditional dishes like makki maans, mangori, rabori matki maans and meetha khatta.
Time 7 pm to 11.45 pm
At ITC Maratha, Sahar, Andheri East.
Cost Rs 2,595 (without alcohol, plus taxes)
Deal with the weekend
Buy books for a steal
Till january 14 Buy pre-owned books by weight at a sale offering an array of genres including fiction ('100 a kilo), children’s titles ('200), literature and popular fiction ('300).
Time 9 am to 8 pm
At Sunderbai Hall, behind Income Tax office, Churchgate.
Get on a roller coaster
Fri, Sat & Sun When was the last time you went to a theme park? If you have to scratch your head to answer that, you might want to avail of discounts at this venue, where each adult gets 15 per cent off on the regular ticket, with an extra 10 per cent off for people who book in groups of five.
On 10.30 am to 10 pm
At Adlabs Imagica, 30/31, Pali-Khopoli Road, Taluka Khalapur, Sangadewadi.
Shop for designer wear
Till january 10 Enjoy up to 70 per cent off on luxury, festive and bridal fashion from collections of designers including Manav Gangwani, Anamika Khanna, JJ Valaya, Varun Bahl, Suneet Varma, RAR, Rajesh Pratap Singh
and Payal Pratap.
Time 11 am to 8 pm
At Jhelum multi-designer store, Kamla Spaces, Santacruz West.