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
Find divine inspiration
Watch divinity brought to life on canvas by artist Arpitha Reddy, in her Amruta Manthana series. Reddy is inspired by Kerala murals, and the painting style finds a reflection in her artistic depiction of mythological figures.
TIME: 11 am to 7 pm
AT: Jehangir Art Gallery, MG Road, Kala Ghoda.
Groove to Israeli sounds
The Consulate General of Israel is bringing down electronic artistes from that country as part of a showcase called SHALOM. The first gig features producer Nadav Dagon and Onogana, a three-piece electro-acoustic act.
TIME: 9 pm onwards
AT: Todi Mill Social, Lower Parel.
Attend a screening
Attend a movie that shows how governments and big business are colluding to make us spend trillions of dollars on healthcare. It's called What the Health and is part of The Ahimsa Fest. But do RSVP before you go because the number of seats is limited to 25 people.
TIME: 6 pm to 8 pm
AT: Bombay to Barcelona Library Cafe, Marol, Andheri East.
Click-start your day
This one's meant for photographers. A competition called Canon Photo Marathon is being flagged off in the city, with registrations open online as well as at the venue.
TIME: 8.30 am onwards
AT: Bhaidas Auditorium, Vile Parle West.
LOG ON TO: canon.co.in
COST: Rs 500 to register
Get your groove on
Burn the dance floor as DJâÂÂÂÂKarma, aka Pooja (in pic), spins some deep house tunes.
TIME: 10.30 pm onwards
AT: Barcode 09, ground floor, Morya Classic, opposite Infiniti Mall, Andheri West.
Let's get fit
Isn't it so much more fun to dance your way to fitness than pumping iron at the gym? If you are keen on giving your Saturday a healthy twist, take your pick from free workout sessions ranging from zumba, belly dancing, Bollywood dance, tabata to sound yoga. Don't want to lose out on your weekend sleep? The sessions continue till evening.
TIME: 8 am to 8 pm
AT: RESET, fifth floor, Bombay Art Society, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra West.
Suggest and laugh
Gear up for the week ahead with a hat-ke dose of laughter, as improv comedy group The Etceteras takes the stage. Think of a situation, share it with them and they will spin a gag around your suggestion right before your eyes.
TIME: 10.30 pm
AT: Canvas Laugh Club, Palladium, Lower Parel.
ENTRY: Rs 500
Fill your stomach
If Sunday brunches are your cup of tea, head to this Andheri microbrewery, where you can eat and drink to your heart's content.
TIME: 12 pm to 3.30 pm
AT: Brewbot, G-01, Morya Landmark 1, Andheri West.
COST: Rs 1,200 onwards
Pick up a paint brush
Halloween might well be over but the celebrations haven't stopped yet. Attend a painting workshop called The Halloween Cat Canvas Painting at a brewery, where all the guidance and material required will be provided to each participant.
TIME: 12 pm to 2 pm
AT: Doolally Taproom, 10A Rajkutir, E854, 3rd Road, Khar West.
COST: Rs 999
Catch a classic
Watch master playwright Tennessee Williams' timeless play, The Glass Menagerie, come alive on stage as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of RAGE, a theatre group. The production is directed by Rajit Kapur.
TIME: 7 pm
AT: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
ENTRY: Rs 600 (plus GST)
Deal with the weekend
Learn while walking
Sat, november 4 Learn how the Jewish quarter of the city transformed into a premier art district at a guided walk in Kala Ghoda. Use a discount code to get 50 per cent off if you are a student or senior citizen.
TIME: 5 pm to 6.30 pm at FabIndia, Kala Ghoda.
LOG ON TO: khakitours.com
COST: Rs 499
Unwind for some R&R
fri, Sat & Sun, November 3, 4 and 5 Head to a wellness retreat nestled in the midst of the Western Ghats, which is offering a 50 per cent discount on a three-day stay.
ON: All day AT: Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa, Taluka Maval, Shillim.
COST: Rs 45,000 for two people
all week A watering hole in Lower Parel is extending its happy hours to all days of the week. You get a drink on the house with each one you order. Pair the beverage of your choice with finger foods such as Seafood Basket and American Cheesy Spring Rolls.
TIME: 12 pm to 9 pm
AT: Summer House Cafe, Lower Parel.
COST: Rs 220 for a pint