Friday, May 20
Theatre: Imli Papita Tarbuz: A play that revolves around the relationship between two siblings, it tells the story of Sunny and Ririe, who are excited to leave for Disneyland. But, when a family emergency arises, they end up meeting their cousins Imli (tamarind), Papita (papaya) and Tarbuz (watermelon).
Where: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point; Call: 6622 3737
Tickets: Rs 250 onward; When: 6.30pm
Workshop: Puppetry: Be a part of a puppetry workshop that will cover the art of storytelling, emotive thinking, and visualising through a puppet. At the end of the workshop, the participants will put up a puppet show.
Where: West Room 1, NCPA, Nariman Point; Call: 6622 3737
Tickets: Rs 5, 000; When: 4pm to 6pm
Food and Drinks: Thanda Thanda Cocktail: This summer, slurp on exotic cocktails such as boozy slushies and canteen paneer soda made with beef eater gin, masala chai syrup and rose essence. Beat the summer blues by relishing daaru waale popsicles like the pina colada-cherry duet with white rum, pineapple juice, coconut syrup, cherries and cream.
Where: The Bombay Canteen, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel; Call: 4966 6666
Price: Rs 375 onward; When: 12.30pm to 1.30am
Saturday, May 21
Comedy: Out of Office: Attend a comedy show by Vikram Poddar as he narrates his journey from the corporate world to stand-up comedy. The show will be hosted by Punit Pania from Chalta Hai Comedy and feature Vinay Sharma in the opening act.
Where: The Barking Deer, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Lower Parel; Call: 6141 7400
Tickets: Rs 300 onward; When: 6.30pm
Travel: Night Trek: Go for a night trek to Prabalgad that houses the historic fort of Prabalmachi from Shivaji’s folklore. Located between Matheran and Panvel, the hill offers a view of the scenic beauty of the Western Ghats.
Where: Panvel railway station (meeting point); Call: 98192 99164
Tickets: Rs 550 per person; When: 12.30pm (assembly time)
Shopping: Night Market: Attend a StyleCracker Borough night market – a shopping festival that offers a mix of brands by designers such as Ginil and Disha, Ek Katha, Tashkara Pop and The Tribe, among others. From apparel and accessories to home décor and stationery, the festival promises something for everyone.
Where: Dublin Square, Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla; Call: 3340 1001
Entry: Free; When: 2pm to 12am
Sunday, May 22
Art: Art Gig: Be part of a social art initiative and get a chance to create your own artwork. Spend an evening painting and socialising, coupled with good music. No prior artistic experience is required for the event and all art supplies will be provided.
Where: Hoppipola, SV Road, Khar (W); Call: 96192 73009
Tickets: Rs 950; When: 4pm
Talk: The Katha Project: Know more about Indian mythology through ancient architecture and sculptures with Dr Prachi Moghe, professor of ancient Indian history, culture and archaeology at Mumbai University. The talk will focus on how Hindu mythology is reflected in art with reference to Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva Shakti and Buddhist mythology.
Where: Mcubed Library, near Bandra Gymkhana, D’Monte Park Road, Bandra (W); Call: 2641 1497
Entry: Free; When: 5pm
Music: Bombay Bairag: Spend an evening listening to the songs of the Bairagis: individuals who write and perform their own compositions that are a mix of Hindustani classical and Sufism. The music is defined by its devotional power and spirituality.
Where: Andheri Base, off Link Road, Andheri (W); Call: 3091 6003
Tickets: Rs 300; When: 7.30pm