The Mumbai minute: Plan your weekend in 60 seconds

Oct 13, 2017, 09:01 IST | The Guide Team

Plan your weekend in 60 seconds


Watch a classic
Watch Cairo Station, a 1958 Egyptian Arabic film by Youssef Chahine. Set around a railway station, the film follows the dramatic lives of Abu Serib, a porter trying to form a union to fight corruption and bring equal rights; his fiancée Hanuma, who sells lemonade; and Kenawi (played by by the director), a crippled newspaper vendor.
Time: 5.30 pm at Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Veermata Jijabai Bhonsale Udyan (Rani Baug), Byculla East
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Entry: Museum entry fees apply

Live the organic life
Gear up for the festive season by heading to Yogisattva’s Organic Courtyard, which will feature organic, handmade, natural and sustainable products across clothing, skincare, accessories, home décor and food. The entire exhibit is animal cruelty-free, chemical, preservative and dairy-free.
Time: 11 am to 8 pm
At: Out of the Blue, 14 Union Park, Khar West
Call: 30770113

Listen to Indian classical tunes
Attend a session of Sursagar, featuring Noopur Gadgil (in pic) a versatile vocalist, accompanied by Swapnil Bhise on tabla and Aniruddha Gosavi on harmonium.
Time: 7.30 pm onwards
At: Sri Shanmukhnanda Padma Ranga Chamber Music Hall, Sion


Learn to make a rangoli
Learn the traditional south Indian art form, Kolam, a folk art also known as Muggu. It is created using rice flour. The geometric patterns of the kolam are said to invite Goddess Lakshmi.
Time: 12 pm
At: Doolally Taproom, Colaba.
Call: 7400046344
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Cost: '800

Dance to retro tracks
Lose yourself in nostalgia at this retro music night where the DJ will take you back in time with the music. Also try a special cocktail menu designed by Dimi Lezinska.
Time: 10 pm onwards
At: The Good Wife, ground floor, The Capital, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East
Call: 40109433

Watch a play
Watch Mita Vashisht play the lead role of Durgeshwari in Agnipankh. Directed by Ganesh Yadav, it’s a historical drama set in a newly-independent India, with Vashisht running a zamindari household, who stands to lose all she has.
Time: 7 pm
At: Tata Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
Call: 66223737
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Entry: '700 onwards


Get into starry mode
Watch the biggies of Bollywood and cricket battle it out on the football field at the Celebrity Clasico match, with the All Stars Football Club led by Abhishek Bachchan and Ranbir Kapoor and All Heart Football Club led by Virat Kohli with MS Dhoni.
Time: 7 pm
At: Andheri Sports Complex, Andheri West.
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Entry: '800 onwards

Cycle away in SoBo
Cycle past scenic heritage buildings of South Mumbai, starting at Colaba, at this heritage cycling tour. The trail will include stops at prominent locations to discuss their history and trivia. If you need more motivation, know that the ride will end with a pint of beer (or a mocktail, if you wish).
Time: 6.30 am onwards
Meeting point: Colaba Sweet Mart, Colaba Causeway. log on to
Entry: '1,200

Laugh away
Make Sunday a fun day with this stand-up comedy night featuring Atul Khatri, Kunal Kamra and Pranav Punjabi, who will try their best to make you laugh.
Time: 8 pm onwards
At: The Fine Arts Society, Fine Arts Chowk, RC Marg, Chembur
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Cost: '423 onwards

Try Kathiyawadi cuisine
Hemant Mandaliya will host a unique home-dining experience featuring Kathiyawadi food from Gujarat. The cuisine features various seasonal fresh produce and the staple addition of garlic chutney, chilli pickle or fried green chillies, buttermilk, papad and ghee with jaggery.
Time: 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm
At: Hiranandani Estate, Thane West
Call: 9920150502
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