Weekly Planner: 14 things to do around Mumbai from July 9 to July 14

Jul 08, 2018, 08:00 IST | A Correspondent

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Weekly Planner: 14 things to do around Mumbai from July 9 to July 14

Attend a cocktail masterclass

4 PM — 6 PM: Intrigued by cocktail concoctions? Book a cocktail masterclass where Italian mixology maestro Adamo Balsamo will teach you how to make infusions and spritzers listed on the menu of CinCin. At the session, you will discover expert cocktail making secrets.

Where: CinCin, near Dena Bank, BKC
Price: Rs 1,500
To Book: 69956666

Play board games

GoT

12 PM — 5 pm: Want to enjoy some fun and games over the weekend? Head to Pranzi for a board games and brunch fiesta. You can collect chips with ‘Splendor’ or roll around with ‘Las Vegas’ and ‘Liars Dice’, or play your cards right with ‘Jungle Speed’, ‘Onitama’ and more. That’s not all — you can visit the seven kingdoms with ‘Game of Thrones’ or go fish-hunting with ‘Hey that’s My Fish,’ while devouring the delicious brunch menu.

Where: Pranzi Ristorante and Lounge, SV Road, Khar West
Price: Rs 1,100
Call: 26006655

Listen to tales in Urdu

Urdu

7 PM: Join artistes Nachiket Devasthali, Priyanka Setia and Udit Parashar for a new Urdu dramatic readings programme. This edition will feature brilliant writing in different forms — letters, poetry, satire and newspaper columns/articles. Be ready to soak in the satirical and humorous tales by Pitras Bokhari, Ahmad Jamal Pasha, Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi and Ibn-e-Insha.

Where: Studio Tamaasha, Bungalow No 76, Versova, Andheri West
Entry: Rs 50
To Book: in.bookmyshow.com

Dine for a cause

Dine

12 PM — 4 PM: Go for a never-been-done-before Sunday brunch at The A, which, as an exception to its members-only policy, is opening its doors to the city’s discerning. Experience an unprecedented line-up of food and beverage, prepared by veterans, who will be cooking for a cause. The afternoon will see Rahul Akerkar’s huevos rancheros from Under the Over, Riyaz Amlani’s chocolate avalanche from Mocha, Romil Ratra’s paella from the days of Caliente, among many other signature dishes.

Where: The A, One IndiaBulls, Tower 2A, 8th Floor, Lower Parel
Price: Rs 6,500
To Book: insider.in

Enjoy a soft serve

Ice Cream

11.30 AM — 1.30 AM: Head to the newly-opened The Chimney Factory, which is offering a range of sweet and savoury cones on its menu. From Tasmanian devil to Vietnamese coffee to cone filled with vanilla soft serve and candy floss, and Garfield filled with a chocolate soft serve and topped with an orange praline sauce, you have a variety of 22 different flavours to choose from.

Where: The Chimney Factory, Shop No. 5, Shakti Raj CHSL, Pali Hill, Bandra West
Call: 9819926524

Plant a sapling

PLant

JULY 22, 8 aM — 10.30 AM: Whether you’re an environment enthusiast or a keen volunteer, here’s your chance to make a positive difference at ConnectFor’s final tree plantation drive in Thane. The organisation hopes to plant 180 saplings.

Where: Rabale, Navi Mumbai
RSVP: goo.gl/ESt8Xd


Catch Gulzar’s play

Play

JULY 15, 12 PM: Watch noted lyricist Gulzar bring alive Pinocchio, in his Hindustani musical adaptation of the story. The play is about Geppeto, the poor woodcarver, who carves himself a puppet out of a block of wood. A turquoise-haired fairy takes pity on the old man and brings the puppet to life. However, Pinocchio soon falls in with a variety of bad company. What follows is a story of repentance.

Where: Godrej Dance Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point
Entry: Rs 500
To Book: in.bookyshow.com

Listen to the blues

Meghan Murray

Megan G Murray is an Indian born singer-songwriter currently living in Los Angeles after moving there to pursue a career in music. While her own music and style can be best described as an eclectic mix of blues, rock and funk, she is known to be passionate about blues and soul. Encouraged by her father’s love for music and her own passion, Megan took part in several choir, theatrical productions and talent show in India. She is one of the youngest artists to have done the Independent Artist Program from Los Angeles. She is also the recipient of the Student of the Year award. If you’re looking to lose yourself in an ambience of blues music, Murray’s session might do the trick.

When: 9 PM-11 PM, July 14
Where: The Quarter, The Royal Opera House, Charni Road
Entry: Rs 749 to Rs 1,499
Log on to: insider.in


Order of the day

Hone your acting skills

Kirdar

5.30 PM – 8.30 PM: For those, who dream of becoming actors, but lack the skills, attend a four-day acting workshop titled Kirdaar. Director Syed Ahmad Afzal will discuss character development while a casting director will talk about the dos and don’ts of auditions, among other vital aspects.

When: JULY 09
Where: Bungalow no 26, Araam Nagar Part 2, Versova, Andheri West
Price: Rs 5,500
Call: 9930134372

Catch an art show

Artwork

All day: See the artworks of renowned artist Rajdeep Choudhury, whose illustrations revolves around the theme of physics, metaphysics, emotions and spirituality. The collection will showcase moments that reflect the artist’s thoughts and also celebrate the complexity of women.

Artwork

When: JULY 10
Where: Sofitel Mumbai, Lobby Level Art Gallery, BKC
Entry: Free
Call: 61175000

Mind your language

Game

8.30 PM: Watch funny men Danesh Irani, Meherzad Patel and Sajeel Parakh lead you into an entertaining game show, Gods of Small Talk. Based on a popular game show, it will involve speaking for a minute on a topic given to you without stammering or stuttering, in Queen’s English.

When: July 11
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Palladium, High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel
Entry: Rs 500
To Book: in.bookmyshow.com

Watch Wilde’s play live

Ideal

6 PM: Fans of Oscar Wilde, here’s your chance to catch the screening of his play, An Ideal Husband. It tells the story of ambitious government minister Sir Robert Chiltern, whose ascent to the top seems assured until Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of his previous financial chicanery.

When: July 12
Where: Godrej Dance Theatre, Nariman Point, NCPA
Entry: Rs 500
To Book: in.bookmyshow.com

Groove to reggae

Reggae

9 pm — 1 am: DubShackaDub is a brand new reggae property started by General Zooz from Reggae Rajahs and Major C from Bombay Bassment. The night will celebrate all styles of reggae music from old-school roots to modern dancehall, belted out by the greats in the genre.

When: July 13
Where: Lady Baga, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel
Entry: Free
Call: 7777001586

Sign up for this comedian

Comedy

8 PM — 9.30 PM: Comedian Vijay Yadav, better known as the Passive Aggressive Haryanvi, is on a solo tour of the country. His Twitter bio says that a girl once told him that he was funny and he took it quite seriously. Going by his following on YouTube, he seems to have made the right choice.

When: July 14
Where: The Habitat: Comedy and Music Cafe, Road number 3, Khar West
Entry: Rs 499
To book: in.bookmyshow.com

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