The Mumbai Minute: Plan your weekend in 60 seconds
Events and activities that you can do in Mumbai this weekend
Ready for bhangra?
Get ready to drop some bhangra beats at this gig featuring Punjabi pop sensation Guru Randhawa (in pic), known for multiple hits like High Rated Gabru, Lahore, Suit Suit, Patola, Ban Ja Meri Rani and Nachle Na.
Time: 7.30 pm
At: Dublin Square, Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla West.
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Entry: Rs 1,000 to Rs 3,000
Open for talent
Calling all singers, dancers or comedians. Head to this open-mic night where you get a chance to showcase your talent and have a fun Friday evening.
Time: 5 pm to 7 pm
At: TalentNext Entertainment, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu.
A celebration of Urdu
Cherish contemporary Urdu culture at Urdu Culture Now, an event organised by Godrej India Culture Lab that combines art, performances and a panel discussion to revive Urdu culture. It includes works by artists Zeenat Kulavoor (in pic) and Nasheet Shadani, a rock performance by Winit Tikoo and quissebaazi by Danish Husain.
Time: 5.30 pm
At: Godrej ONE, Vikhroli East.
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Get ready for a groovy Saturday with musicians Madboy/Mink, an electro funk duo featuring Imaad Shah (guitar, synthesizer, vocals) and Saba Azad (vocals). They cover a variety of genres — electro, Indian disco, post punk, new wave, '60s and '70s Indian film scores, acid house, cosmic disco, cabaret, funk and soul. They have toured over 25 Indian cities.
Time: 9 pm onwards
At: The Quarter, Royal Opera House, Mathew Road, Girgaum.
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Entry: Rs 999 onwards
Piece of art
Learn the art of decoupage which involves decorating an object with paper cutouts. The workshop will cover various stages — painting, working with fabric, stenciling, stamping, and varnishing. There will also be complimentary tarot card reading.
Time: 4 pm to 6.30 pm
At: Vaishnavipratima The Interiors Studio, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel.
Cost: Rs 2,000 (includes material)
Film and cultural theorist Ashish Rajadhyaksha will deliver a lecture, The Insurrection '46 Project: Vivan Sundaram, Radical Art and the Political Author, based on Sundaram's 2017 art project (Rajadhyaksha was the co-author), and will also speak about the history of Sundaram's art practice.
Time: 6 pm
At: Education Centre, Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Byculla East.
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Rogan is a style of fabric painting that has been practiced in Kutch since almost 400 years. A free-hand art, the paste is made by boiling castor oil (hence the name rogan), which is then mixed with natural colour pigments. The workshop will be conducted by Rizwan Khatri, a skilled artisan and revivalist.
Time: 12 pm
At: ARTISANS' Gallery, Kala Ghoda.
Entry: Rs 1,170
Are you a gaming enthusiast? Participate in the GamingMonk Championship Series to play FIFA and win prizes up to Rs 50,000.
On: June 9 (11 am) and 10 (7 pm)
At: Khar Social, Rohan Plaza, Khar West.
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Entry Rs 499
Sign up for a cyclathon to support Project Aasha, an initiative that aims to treat underprivileged children from tribal and rural areas, suffering from congenital heart problems.
Time: 5 am
At: Korum mall, Eastern Express Highway, Thane West.
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