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The best of Mumbai’s weekend activities in one place

HT48HRS_Special Updated: Mar 31, 2016 21:17 IST
Compiled by Poorva Joshi
Compiled by Poorva Joshi
Hindustan Times
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Catch Debashish Bhattacharya on the slide guitar this Friday.


Music: Saz-e-Bahar - Attend an instrumental music festival that features the sarangi, sitar, slide guitar and tabla. Performing artists include Grammy award nominee Debashish Bhattacharya on slide guitar, Liyakat Ali Khan on the sarangi, Ojas Adhiya, on the tabla player and Ramprapanna Bhattacharya on the sitar.

Venue: Dance Theatre Godrej, NCPA, Nariman Point

Call: 6622 3737

Entry: Rs 150

When: 6.30pm

Food and drinks: The ‘90s Flashback - Imagine disco balls and flashing neon lights against the backdrop of some of the ‘90’s chartbusters. Travel down memory lane with jello shots and Bacardi cocktails on the first Friday of every month.

Where: Asilo, 40th Floor, The St Regis Hotel, Lower Parel

Call: 6162 8031

Price: Rs 2,500 per person

When: 5.30 pm to 1 am

Workshop: Learn to Sail - Board a luxurious 22-ft sailing yacht, complete with a cabin and music system, to learn the basics of sailing. This two-and-a-half-hour session will give you an overview of the concepts of rigging, points of sail, tack and gybe and sailing from port to port.

Learn to Sail

Venue: Jetty 5, Apollo Bunder Road, opp Taj Mahal Hotel, Colaba

Call: 98198 67752

Price: Rs 3,000

When: 1.30pm



Theatre: Juliet aur Uska Romeo- A modern, Hindi adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragic love story, the play sees Juliet standing against the anger and pressure of those around her, to fight for her beloved Romeo. This version has been translated by Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee Amitabh Srivastava and directed by Aniruddha Khutwad.

Venue: Marathi Sahitya Sangh Mandir, Dr Bhalerao Marg, Charni Road

Call: 2385 6303

Ticket: Rs 200

When: 7pm onward

Talk: Mumbai Local - Attend a talk by filmmaker Amol Gupte as he shares his experience of working with children in cinema. He will also share short films made by underprivileged children and will discuss the relationship kids share with cinema and how it differs from adults.

Amol Gupte.

Venue:MCubed Library, Princess Building, D’Monte Park Road, Bandra (W)

Call: 2641 1497

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When: 5pm

Shopping: Banaras Revisited - Attend a fashion-meets-decor pop-up that will promote the fabrics of Benaras. The collection is by designers Swati and Sunaina, who will showcase their traditional collection from Lakme Fashion Week 2016. Titled Radha, the exhibition will display silk saris with detailed zari heirlooms woven in, among others.

Venue: Tranceforme, Laxmi Mills Estate, off Dr E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi

Call: 2493 9916

When: 11 am to 7 pm



Food and drinks: Nips & Nibbles - Enjoy premium alcohol brands and side dishes in a a pocket-friendly price range. For instance, order 180 ml of domestic and imported whiskey, vodka, gin, rum and scotch, a platter of finger food including okra fries, prawns Koliwada , calamari kalimiri and wasabi nachos for Rs 1,800.

Enjoy Candy Crush at Toast.

Venue:Toast - Bistro and Bar, Church Road, near Airport metro station, Andheri (E)

Call: 70459 02799

When: 7.30 am to 1.30am

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Wellness: Cause-a-thon - Celebrate World Autism Awareness month by participating in a marathon. Organised by Khushi Pediatric Therapy Centre, the 7km marathon will see children with autism run to aims to raise awareness on the mental health condition.

Venue: Taj Land’s End, Bandra

Call: 98205 92543

When: 5am (assembly time)

First Published: Mar 31, 2016 00:00 IST