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
Drag yourself here
Watch a drag performance by Alaska 5000, winner of a popular American reality TVâÂÂÂÂshow. Sushant Divgikar will also be performing at the event in his drag avatar, Rani ko-HE-nur.
TIME 10 pm at Kitty Su, The Lalit, Marol, Andheri East.
ENTRY: Rs 1,000 onwards
Learn to make a Gond painting
India has a rich heritage of folk art owing to its many communities, and Gond painting from Madhya Pradesh is one such art form. Attend a workshop where artist Trishna Patnaik will teach you to create a vibrant Gond painting using a variety of motifs.
TIME: 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm
AT: Vaishnavipratima, Vasan Udyog Bhavan, Lower Parel.
COST: Rs 2,000 (inclusive of materials)
Dance all night
Kick-start your weekend by grooving to the tunes of South African EDM artist Candice Redding (in pic, right), whose sound predominantly comprises fresh dance floor beats with big room basslines.
TIME: 10 pm onwards
AT: 1Above, second floor, Trade House, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel.
ENTRY: Rs 3,000 (full cover)
Watch a powerful play
Catch 07/07/07, a devised piece based on Reyhaneh Jabbari's letters. Directed by Faezeh Jalali, the 90-minute play is about the life of 19-year-old Jabbari, who lands a dream job on July 7, but two weeks later, finds herself in solitary confinement, and being tortured by prison authorities.
TIME: 7 pm to 8.30 pm
AT: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
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COST: Rs 500 plus GST
Fold some paperer
Sign up for an origami workshop with Varun Ravindran, a marketing professional who dabbles in the Japanese art form. At the workshop, you will learn how to transform flat sheets of paper into sculptures through folding techniques.
TIME: 1 pm to 3 pm
AT: The Daily Bar & Kitchen, SV Road, Bandra West.
ENTRY: Rs 1,500
Celebrate with kids
Attend a two-day festival dedicated to items for children, right from sustainable clothing and pretty footwear to learning tools and candy. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the non-profit Angel Xpress Foundation.
ON: November 11 and 12
AT: Pause, house no 25-D, Pali Village, Khar West.
Attend a sunrise party
The Magicrise rooftop party is for those of you who don't like to stay put in bed on a Sunday morning. Start with partner yoga by Jenil Dholakia, and follow it up with sessions of BellyJazz with Kanchi Shah, dance music by Sneha Tharwani and South Masala fitness by Anand Kumar.
TIME 7 am to 11 am
AT: AER, Four Seasons, Worli.
COST: Rs 750
Sip on South America
Savour cocktails made with two South American spirits, pisco and cachaça. The former is made by distilling fermented grape juice, while the latter is derived from sugarcane. Try the Asian sour, copa de Peru and bloody carioca, and nibble on prawn tacos and baby corn ceviche.
TILL: November 30 TIME 7 pm onwards
AT: Lima, Maker Maxity, North Avenue, BKC.
Sing with Arijit
Spend your Sunday singing soulful tunes with Bollywood sensation Arijit Singh, the voice behind chartbusters like Tum Hi Ho, Channa Mereya and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. The concert is in support of mental health awareness.
TIME: 6 pm onwards
AT: MMRDA Grounds, BKC.
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ENTRY: Rs 1,499 onwards
Flaunt beard, get free beer
ongoing Men finally have a reply to the many ladies' nights at bars. Get a free beer if you sport a beard that's longer than an inch. Those without beards can enjoy happy hour offers.
TIME: 12 pm to 1 am
AT: The Super Happy Pop Up, The Barking Deer, Lower Parel.
Start getting fit for free
ongoing Download and sign up on the TrainMe mobile app, which brings a personal trainer to your doorstep at half an hour's notice, and gets you two trial sessions for free. The app aims to make fitness more accessible to us.
AVAILBLE ON: iOS App Store and Google Play Store
Get 20% off on grub
ongoing Head to the Pizza and Waffle Fest and avail 20 per cent off on the goodies. Pick from pizzas in flavours like BBQ paneer, pesto chicken and veggies blast, and end your meal with a mega fruity waffle, caramelo waffle, or brownie waffle.
TILL: November 30 time 9.30 am to 11.30 pm
AT: Tea Trails outlets across Mumbai.
CALL: 40050115 (BKC)