WOMEN’S DAY LEAD-UP
March 5 - Singing Divas of Bollywood: Enjoy an evening dedicated to female artists of Hindi film music, from Kanan Devi to Lata Mangeshkar. The show will feature musical performances by singers such as Shoma Bannerjee, Priyanka Mitra and Sangeeta Vyas, among others.
Venue: Rangsharda, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (W)
Call: 2640 1919
Price: Rs 300 onward
March 6 - Giuliana Soscia Trio: Enjoy a tribute to female jazz composers with Giuliana Soscia Trio – one of Italy’s best accordion players – who will play several of her compositions, assisted by Francesco Angiuli (double bass) and Pasquale Fiore (drums).
Venue: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point
Call: 6622 3737
Tickets: Rs 500 onward
March 6 - Korigad Trek: Located at a distance of 20km from Lonavala, the Koragad fort stands at a height of 929m above sea level. This Women’s Day special trek includes a walk along the 2km perimeter of the fort wall. The fort has two lakes, ruins of older structures and cannons. The fort complex also houses a temple to the patron goddess Koraidevi as well as temples dedicated to Vishnu and Shiva.
Venue: Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station (assembly point)
Call: 99200 13023
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Price: Rs 650 per head
When: 5am (assembly time)
FRIDAY (MARCH 4)
Art - Faces of Peace: Attend an exhibition that showcases textured sculptures by artist Suman Gour. The artist explores concepts of peace and its relevance in current times through a series of 35 coloured marble figurines.
Venue: Jehangir Art Gallery, MG Road, Kala Ghoda
Call: 94600 60863
When: 11am to 7pm
Food and drinks - Chicken Wings Festival: Enjoy a host of chicken wings that includes a selection of dishes such as sticky sesame chicken wings with Sriracha glaze, six pepper rubbed chicken with cream cheese chimichurri, tandoori masala chicken wings with black salt and mint curd, among others. On till April 1.
Where: Café at the NCPA, Gate No. 2, Nariman Point
Call: 6723 0110
Price: Rs 350 per dish
When: 12pm to 10pm
SATURDAY (MARCH 5)
Music - Pt. Durgalal Festival: The festival, now in its 26th edition, is dedicated to Indian classical arts. It will feature a performance by Shekhar Sen, a Padma Shri recipient, on the poet Soordas. The event also has performances by Pt Ronu Majumdar and kathak dancer Deepak Maharaj.
Venue: Sardar Patel Sabhagriha, Bhavan’s College Campus in Andheri (W)
Call: 2625 6451
Festival - Ballard Estate Festival: Enjoy the weekend with your family and friends, at this street-festival that offers several recreational options as well as food and beverage stalls. The event will also feature live musical performances by artists like DJ Yash, A3vik, BassHunk and Raftaar.
Venue: Ballard Estate: Green Gate, Apollo Gate and Front Bay Walk Starting Point, Fort
Entry: Rs 150 onward
When: 2pm onward
Comedy - Polite Provocations: Catch noted comedian Anirban Dasgupta as he politely ridicules everything that annoys him - from conspiracy theories to religious festivals, from newspapers to relatives.
Venue: The Barking Deer, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Lower Parel
Call: 6141 7400
Price: Rs 200 onward
When: 6.30pm onward
SUNDAY (MARCH 6)
Food and drinks - Thai Food Festival: The specially curated Thai menu features dishes such as vegetarian pot stickers, red snapper with spicy sambal and the classic Thai coconut soup (flavoured with galangal and kaffir lime), among others. Wash the food down with cocktails such as Bangkok banger (gin cooler with lime and basil), som tum sling (lychee, lemongrass and oolong tea flavours), among others. On till March 31.
Venue: Shiro, Bombay Dyeing Mill Compound, Worli
When: 12pm to 12am
Music - Indian Sunsets with Ravi Iyer: Enjoy an intimate musical evening as guitar maestro Ravi Iyer strums Hindustani classical tunes with a hint of world fusion sound. The event is a part of The Hive’s Community Festival, 2016 and aims to celebrate Indian folk and Hindustani classical music experiments.
Venue: The Hive, Huma Mansion, Chuim Village, Khar (W)
Call: 96199 62969
Price: Rs 300