Mumbai weekend calendar: April 8 to 10

  • Compiled by Oindrilla Gupta, Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Apr 07, 2016 20:38 IST
Attend a wine tasting event in the city this weekend.

FRIDAY, April 8

Theatre: The Vagina Monologues - Catch the Hindi version of The Vagina Monologues, titled Kissa Yoni Ka. Translated by Ritu Bhatia and Jaydeep Sarkar, the play is a discussion on issues such as sex, love, rape and menstruation, among others.

Where: Canvas Laugh Club, High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel

Call: 90046 03115

Tickets: Rs600 onward

When: 6:30pm

A still from Vagina Monologues.

Music: A musical Passage to India - Sweden makes a musical journey to India. They will showcase the works of renowned musicians such as Haydn, Vivaldi-Piazolla and Hans Zimmer. Violinist-conductor Hugo Ticciati will conduct the combined orchestra, while simultaneously performing violin solos.

Where: Birla Matoshree Sabhagriha, Marine Lines

Call: 2203 6707

Tickets: Rs 300 onwards

Dance: Bailamos Fest: Participate in a non-stop 72-hour marathon dance workshop that will be followed by a competition. There are multiple poolside parties to cool down as well. A first-of-its-kind event, it is hosted by Latin dancer Neeraj Maskara

Where: Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, Powai

Call: 6692 7777

Tickets: Rs 1,200 onward

When: 9am onward



Theatre: A Magical Tale of Cinderella - Attend a Broadway-style musical based on the classic fairy tale of Cinderella, her stepmother and stepsisters. The play also has some foot-tapping music.

Where: Canvas Laugh Club, High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel

Call: 90046 03115

Tickets: Rs750 onward

When: 2pm

Workshop: Ceramic Painting Workshop - Learn how to paint ceramic crockery and bake them in your home oven. Organised by Blue Bulb, it is designed for amateurs.The three-and-a-half-hour-workshop will shed light on the ideal temperature and other DIY hacks.

Where: Hindtej Building, Dada Saheb Phalke Marg, Dadar (E)

Call: 3227 0033

Price: Rs1,599 per person

When: 11am to 2.30pm

Ceramic painting workshop.

Screening: Absent - Makhija’s latest production, Absent, starring Vikas Kumar and Pawan Singh, among others. The film’s screening will be followed by a panel discussion on human rights by actor Nandita Das, Makhija and Kumar.

Where: The Hive, Huma Mansion, Next To Ahmed Bakery, Chuim Village Road, Off Union Park, Khar (W)

Call: 96199 62969

When: 6pm to 8pm

Tickets: Rs.360 onward

When: 7pm


SUNDAY, April 10

Music: Sufi Qawwali with Nizami Brothers - Singers Ghulam Sabir Nizami and Ghulam Waris Nizami, perform a series of their original sufi numbers. The duo belongs to the Sikandarabad Gharana of sufi music.

Where: Rang Sharda, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (W)

Call: 2640 1919

Tickets: Rs 500 onward

When: 8pm

Nizami Brothers.

Dance: Nirgun-Sagun - Check out an experimental dance performance by kathak exponent Sanjukta Wagh, in collaboration with Hindustani vocalist Makarand Deshpande and Carnatic percussionist Satish Krishnamoorthy. The recital will interpret Kabir’s spiritual poetry through music and dance.

Where: House of Wow, opp St Stanislaus School, Bandra (W)

Call: 99302 46031

Tickets: Rs.500 onwards

When: 7:30pm

Art: Handloom fiesta - Designer and textile conservationist Madhu Jain will unveil her new collection that showcases Ikat, a handloom dying technique native to Odisha. Jain’s designs are inspired by temple motifs and will feature local tales from the state and incarnations of Vishnu.

Where: Ensemble Stores (Bandra and Fort outlets)

Visit: (put a number)

When: 10.30am to 7.30pm

Ikat print.


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