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
Be a sommelier
Workshop: Learn about the art of selecting and brewing tea at this workshop by certified tea sommelier Snigdha Manchanda. While there, if you post a live video on Instagram, you stand the chance to win a goodie bag by luxury tea brand The House of Tea.
Time 5.30 pm onwards
At Foodhall, Palladium, Lower Parel.
Get into gaming mode
Event: If you can't keep track of time with a gaming console in your hands, this event is for you. Open to enthusiasts of all age groups, the three-day Remote Control and Gaming Consumer Show includes activities like car racing, 3D gaming and virtual reality. You can also attend workshops to learn how to make and operate racing cars.
Time 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm
At InOrbit Mall, Malad West.
Log on to bookmyshow.com
Entry Rs 249 onwards
Gaze at metallic marvels
Exhibition: Attend Jaipur-based sculptor Ankit Patel's solo exhibition, Musings, where he freezes fluid movements in bronze, using locally found material with the intricacies of traditional sculptures produced by the artisan community of Rajasthan.
TIll December 18, 11 am to 7 pm
At Jehangir Art Gallery, MG Road, Kala Ghoda.
Calling all grooms
Fashion: Plan your wedding wardrobe with Kunal Rawal's The Wedding Edit. Choose from over 400 pieces and get inspired by combinations on mannequins and live model installations.
Time 11 am to 7 pm
On December 16 and 17
At Kunal Rawal Studio, Dstress House, Juhu.
Dance to pop and hip hop
Gig: Dance to pop and psychedelic sounds by Ashhar Farooqui aka ToyMob and Sahil Mendiratta aka Inspector Maal, who form IJA. This will be followed by
FTS Elementries, a hip-hop collective featuring rappers and producers.
Time 9 pm
At Bonobo, Kenilworth Mall, off Linking Road, Bandra West.
Fix the deal
Theatre: Two people, who are seemingly strangers, meet, and a story filled with delinquency, corruption and crime enfolds. Watch Bharat Dabholkar and Manjari Fadnis in Mahesh Dattani's newest play, Double Deal Reloaded, an edge-of-the-seat thriller that shows a battle over blood money. Several other plays by Dattani, including The Scent of a Man, 2 To Tango, 3 To Jive and Barff will also be performed over the weekend.
Time 8 pm
At The Royal Opera House, Girgaum.
Log on to insider.in
Entry Rs 590 onwards
Tuck into a family brunch
Foo: If you have been craving for some quality time with your family, this Sunday brunch, with 45 pass-arounds, three live counters and a dessert station, may offer you that opportunity. With tattoo-making, games and music, there's enough to keep the kids entertained.
Time 12.30 pm onwards
At Dishkiyaoon, ground floor, The Capital,
G Block, BKC.
Cost Rs 1,350 (without alcohol) and Rs 1,750 (with alcohol)
Swing with Santas
Music: Ring in the festive spirit with carol group The Swingin' Santas. In addition to traditional Christmas carols, they will also sing Christmas songs by pop stars such as Michael Bublé, Dolly Parton, Chuck Berry, Kenny Rogers and Boney M. If you like to sing along, they will pass around handouts with lyrics for you to join in.
Time 8 pm onwards
At Soul Fry, Pali Mala Road, Bandra West, and outside The Capital and Godrej BKC, BKC, Bandra East.
Call 26046892 (Soul Fry)
Soothe your soul
Music: Begin your Sunday morning on a soulful note as Pandit Ronu Majumdar creates magic with his flute. With no microphones or amplification, the intimate setting of the recital will enable an unadulterated exchange of music between the artiste and the audience.
Time 7.30 am
At Prithvi Theatre, Juhu.
Call 26149546 entry Rs 250
Sip some tea
On International Tea Day today, get a pot of gourmet tea for free. Pick from 300 blends that include black jasmine, organic Japanese, classic oolong or rose pu-erh tea. You can also avail a 20-per cent discount on any blend from their retail store and website.
On Today, 8 am to 12 pm
At Tasse de Thé, Islam Building, Veer Nariman Street, Fort.
Tank up on '1 beer
Celebrate an early Christmas with a beer-tastic offer where you pick one domestic or two international brews from over 50 varieties and get the next beer of the same label for '1.
Time 11 am to 7 pm till December 31
At The Beer Cafe, Inorbit Mall, Link Road, Malad West.
Count down to New Year
Book for a New Year Glitter and Lights Madness Party in advance where you can binge on an unlimited three-course meal, drinks and imported alcohol. Wear a light pulse band that syncs and flashes to the tune of the music being played.
Time 10.30 pm to 4 am at Light House Cafe, Worli.
cost Rs 10,000 for a table for 10
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