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Music, theatre, food: Best of Mumbai this weekend in 10 events

more-lifestyle Updated: Sep 29, 2016 20:13 IST
Compiled by Dhwani Patel
Compiled by Dhwani Patel
Hindustan Times
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Chicken V8 at Korner House

Friday, September 30th

1) Music: Party Marathon: The first edition of a new series of gigs, Wicked Weekends, will see performances by Madboy/Mink and Nicholson. Put on your dancing shoes.

Where: Raasta, 5th Road, Ram Krishna Nagar, Khar (W); Call: 86550 00811; Entry: Free

2) Food: The curry trail: Tuck into Asian curries this weekend. The menu features sayur lodeh, a Malaysian curry with vegetables, ca ri chay, a Vietnamese specialty and jungle curry, fish simmered with a traditional Thai jungle curry paste.

Where: Vista, Taj Land’s End, Bandstand, Bandra (W); Call: 6668 1234; Price: Rs 5,500

3) Film: Short films night: Shamiana Short Film Club is back with its latest edition of three short film screenings — Smoke Man, by Jaime Maestro, Speechless, by Srikant Kekare and Shut Up, by Ashutosh Pathak.

Where: The Pantry, Yashwant Chambers, Military Square lane, Near Trishna, Kalaghoda, Fort; Call: 2267 8901; Entry: Free

Saturday, October 1st

4) Theatre: Dinesh Thakur Memorial Festival : To commemorate 40 years of the late Dinesh Thakur’s Ank Theatre Group, the production house is set to present two of its most popular plays — Jaat Hi Poocho Na Sadhu Ki and Hai Mera Dil.

Where: Godrej Dance Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point; Call: 2282 4567; Price: Rs 400

A still from Hai Mera Dil

5) Workshop: India Film Project: Catch a screening of the winning shorts of one of Asia’s biggest film festivals. There will also be workshops by the likes of comedian Kanan Gill, of Pretentious Movie Reviews, on how to go viral and how to tell a short story.

Where: Nesco, adjacent to Western Express Highway, Goregaon (East) ; Call: 6645 0123; Price: Free via registration on bookmyshow.com

6) Food : DIY Salads: Avocado wedges, honey lime carrots, roasted beetroots and others – make your own salad.

Where: Ministry of Salads, Tata Garden, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Breach Candy; Call: 97698 23777; Price: Rs 550 onwards

Sunday, October 2nd

7) Workshop: Terrarium Making: Terrariums, or bottle gardens, are easy-to-create green patches in this concrete jungle. Gardening consultant Anusha Babbar will teach you how to make your own in a small glass bowl.

Where: Dr Bhau Daji Lad Musuem, Rani Baug, Byculla (E); Call: 2373 1234; Price: Rs 500

8) Food: New Menu: Choose from prawns saganaki, Tuna tartare, duck liver mousse, cheese block, wood-fired flatbreads, and hand-cut pasta, and rice, among others.

Where: The Korner House, Union Park Rd, Union Park, Khar (W); Call: 6550 3344; Price: Rs 4,000 onwards

A sub at Korner House

9) Art: We are all Islands: Artist Sharmistha Ray creates a series of abstract works inspired by human sentiment in age of technology.

Where: Nine Fish Art gallery, The New Great Eastern Mills, Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road, Byculla (E); Call: 6554 2300; Entry: Free

Work by Sharmishtha Ray

10) Exhibition: The Kabaad Mela: Browse through the refurbished artefacts from local upcycling artists across Mumbai. Also catch live dance and music performances by college students, based on the theme of environmental conservation.

Where: Dublin Square, Level 1, Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla; Call: 6180 1100; Entry: Free