Weekend Guide: From Crime to Bollywood, From Dog-Love to Food-Love

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Trekking

As winter departs and summer invades, spend what could be the last cool weekend in a manner you deem right. Go trekking, or see Olive Ridley turtles hatch. Pay yours respects to Bollywood, or pamper your dog. The choice, really is, yours.

Crime/Bollywood

Poster of Deewar
Poster of Deewar

For those who love Bollywood and miss the days gone by, there is good news. To celebrate the centennial year of the Hindi Film Industry, Max Mueller Bhavan is organizing an exhibition of some of the original hand-painted film posters. In the era of photoshop, visit this exhibition to pay your respect to human talent and hard-work.
Where: Max Mueller Bhavan, Kala Ghoda
When: Friday, February 15, 2013 – Sunday, February 24, 2013
Time: 10am – 7pm
Contact: 022 22027710

If you are in the age group of 8 – 12 years and are interested in crime & detective genres, then the Trail of Evidence Investigation Workshop is one you must attend. Here, you will be exposed to Forensics Science and thus introduced to crime scene investigation, will be taught all about fingerprints and footwear + toolmark impressions, among other activities.
Where: Royal Palms, Malad
When: Sunday, February 17, 2013
Time: 9.30am – 5pm
Price: Rs. 2500
Contact: +91 98192 88253 (Ms. Joulyn)

For the love of Dogs & Food

Mutt Hutt, Pop-Up Pet Shop
Mutt Hutt, Pop-Up Pet Cafe

This Valentine weekend, dog lover sister-duo of Trupti and Bhakti have something in store for people who love their dogs more than..umm..humans. They have organized a small Pop-Up Pet Café for dog owners. Here, you can get your dog’s paw-prints on canvas, can allow him/her to indulge in goodies and socialize with fellow dog-lovers.
Where: 55, Ganga Vihar, C Road, Marine Drive
When: Sunday, February 17, 2013
Time: 9am – 9pm
Contact: +91 99301 22310

Organic Cooking
Organic Cooking

Organic food lovers can rejoice this weekend. Heena Chokshi, Ayurvedic Chef, is organizing a Ayurvedic Seasonal Cooking Event at Saha Astitva Organic Farm, Ganeshpuri. Here, patrons will pluck organic vegetables from the garden, cook them live and socialize with each other as they feast on their meals.
Where:  Saha Astitva Organic Farm, Ganeshpuri
When: Sunday, February 17, 2013
Time: 10am – 4pm
Price: Rs. 850
Contact: saha.astitva@yahoo.in

Travel

Kothaligad Fort
Kothaligad Fort

Winter is all set to say goodbye. In order to make the best of the season that is soon to pass, head to Karjat for the weekend with The Blueberry Trails. During this trip, you will live in tents on a private farmland, dance around the bonfire under the stars and trek to Kothaligad Fort during the day.
Where: Bhivpuri, Karjat
When: Saturday, February 16, 2013 – Sunday, February 17, 2013
Price: Rs. 2,750/person
Contact: +91 99208 42186 (Shawn) 

Olive Ridley Turtles at Velas
Olive Ridley Turtles at Velas

Alternatively, you can head to Velas to see the beautiful Olive Ridley Turtles hatching. To see baby turtles hatch and walk their first steps into the sea is a solemn experience that requires patience as it might just go on till the wee hours of morning. Home cooked vegetarian meals will be served during the course of the trip.
Where: Velas, Konkan Coast
When: Saturday, February 16, 2013 – Sunday, February 17, 2013
Price: Rs. 1,700/person
Contact: +91 99202 63810 (Ryan)

Shopping/Supernatural

Parsi-Gara Embroidery
Parsi-Gara Embroidery

For those of you ladies who love the Gara (antique Parsi) embroidery work, there is great news.  Perveez Aggarwal is organizing an exhibition of gorgeous Parsi-Gara sarees. Selling these sarees under her label, ‘My Beautiful Embroideries’, Perveez’s creations would make a pretty and traditional add to your wardrobe.
Where: 1st floor Conference Hall, DBS House, Prescott House, Near Cathedral Senior School, Fort
When: Thursday, February 21, 2013 – Saturday, 23, 2013
Time: 11am – 6pm 

Lior Suchard
Lior Suchard

Raell Padamsee’s Numero Uno Productions is bringing supernatural entertainer and mentalist Lior Suchard to India. Lior, who has appeared on numerous TV shows and entertained the likes of Bill Clinton and Steven Speilberg, will engage and interact with the audience and will perform acts that require telepathy and mind-reading. To book tickets, visit bookmyshow.com
Where: Tata Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point
When: Sunday, February 17, 2013
Time: 4:00 pm

Happy weekend Mumbai!

 

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Sometimes I wish I was Shandler – quirky like Sheldon and sarcastic + funny like Chandler. But then, I am me. The girl who needs her life to be a collage of small joys, brain-tickling conversations and as impulsive as it is cautious.