Check out the best of what Mumbai has to offer this weekend
FRIDAY, JULY 1
>>Theatre: The Interview: A corporate satire starring Karan Pandit and Kashin Shetty revolves around a young man’s quest for a job. In the process, he faces one of the toughest, and funniest, job interviews of his life.
Where: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point; Call: 6622 3737
Price: Rs. 400 onwards; When: 7pm
>> Food and Drinks: Monsoon Menu: Indulge in an array of seasonal food and beverages such as lychee muskmelon almond milkshake, monsoon jamun pineapple juice, organic mango and coconut cream pannacotta, and baked pancake with fresh java plum compote, among others.
Where: The Pantry, Military Square lane, Kala Ghoda, Fort; Call: 2270 0082; Price: Rs. 200 onwards;
When: 8.30am to 11pm
>>Art: The Spectrum of Colours: This exhibition showcases paintings and sculptures by veteran artists like Suhas Bahulkar and Vasudeo Kamath among others. It presents a series of works that reflects how each artist views the world and how they’ve decided to translate that onto paper.
Where: Jehangir Art Gallery, 161-B, MG Road, Kala Ghoda; Call: 6622 3737
Entry: Free; When: 11am to 7pm
SATURDAY, JULY 2
>> Music: Anniversary celebration: Attend a concert by noted composer Bipin R Pandit and his group, Khumaar, as they celebrate their 10th anniversary. The group was established in 2006 to perform covers of the songs by legendary artists such as Mohammad Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle and Manna De, among others.
Where: Indian Education Society’s Manik Sabhagriha, Bandra; Call: 98671 38115
Price: Rs. 300; When: 5.30pm
>>Workshop: Write and Shine: Attend a workshop that will shed light on the craft of writing travelogues. Learn the secrets of describing experiences and landscapes for your readers from writer Shubhra Krishan.
Where: The Hive, 50A , Huma Mansion, Chuim Village Road, near Ahmed Bakery, Khar (W); Call: 96199 62969
Price: Rs. 2,500 onwards; When: 10.30am to 5pm
>> Food and drinks: Hot and Spicy: Indulge in a monsoon special menu that includes steamed gourmet dim sums and handcrafted cocktails. Try dimsums such as lobster and truffle oil dumpling, Chilean seabass dumpling and scallop sui mai, among others.
Where: Bombay Dyeing Mill Compound, Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Worli; Call: 6651 1207
Price: Rs. 1,550 onwards; When: 12pm to 12am
SUNDAY, JULY 3
>> Theatre: A Comedy of Horrors: A collection of spine-tingling stories by playwrights Ambrose Bierce and Edgar Allan Poe. Catch actors Shiv Subrahmanyam, Jaimini Pathak and Joy Fernandes in this sarcastic performance.
Where: Prithvi Theatre,20 Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road; Call: 2614 9546
Price: Rs. 400; When: 6pm & 9pm
>>Workshop: Dance Marathon: Dance till you drop across genres such as hip hop, salsa and street stiletto, among others. The workshop will be hosted by dancers Rohit Chawla, of So You Think You Can Dance fame, Zack Benson, Sneha Kapoor, Eshna Kutty and Shraddha Mody.
Where: Ensemble Dance Studios, Bhaktivedanta School, KL Walawalkar Marg, Shastri Nagar, Andheri (W);
Call: 6636 6636; Price: Rs. 300 onwards; When: 4.15pm
>> Workshop: MAD: Rob, of the Music Art and Dance (MAD) TV series fame, will conduct two DIY workshops for children. In the workshops, your children can learn how to make puppets and art out of waste.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Palladium, High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel; Call: 90046 03115
Price: Rs. 1, 000 onwards; When: 4pm
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