Weekend Guide: Enough To Do, Much To Brag About

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“The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend” – Chuck Palahniuk.

We promise there is enough for you to do this weekend and also to brag about it eventually 😉

Go with the FLO
The Bombay chapter of FLO (FICCI Ladies Organisation whose primary objective it to promote entrepreneurship and professional excellence in women) is organising Trends 2013 this weekend. Trend 2013 is a one-of-a-kind fashion soiree that will showcase the talents and creatives of many designers. Women here can purchase bags designed by Nandini Mariwala (she designs bags for Kate Middleton), designer wear by Basta, home accessories by Renaissance Homez and many more exclusive designer items.
Where: ITC Grand Central, Parel
When: Thursday,January 10, 2013 – Friday, January 11, 2013
Time: 10.30am – 7pm

The Great Gig in the Sky
The Great Gig in the Sky

Gig & Getaway
JumpStart is organising its first ‘The Great Gig in The Sky’ event of 2013. As per this event, you (along with a group of maximum 30 people) will be travelling with singer-songwriter Siddharth Basrur to the hills. From then on, it will be all about nature, trekking, gazing at the stars, enjoying the lovely weather, camaraderie and music. Siddharth Basrur is the front-man of the Mumbai based band Goddess Gagged and is working on his first solo album Chasing Rain. Reservations required.
Where: Irshalgadwadi (near Panvel)
When: Saturday, January 12, 2013 – Sunday, January 13, 2013
Price: Rs. 2,600 (all inclusive)
Contact: +91 9920263810 (Ryan Thomas)

Warli Paintings
Warli Paintings

Alternatively, you can choose to explore the world of traditional Indian art and head for the Warli Beach Trail to Bordi, Dhanau. Here you will be staying in a Parsi bungalow turned guest house, indulging in authentic Konkan fare, walking along the beach to admire the sunset, visiting the local dam and relaxing in general. Do make it a point to visit the Warli artisan’s workshop in the area and purchase a painting or two.
Where: Bordi, Dhanau
When: Saturday, January 12, 2013 – Sunday, January 13, 2013
Price: Rs. 3000 (with travel), Rs. 4000 (without travel)
Contact: +91 9920842186 (Shawn)

Barbeque Festival at Noodle Bar
Barbeque Festival at Noodle Bar

Eat & Exercise
Noodle Bar is organising a Barbeque Festival. The theme is Oriental and patrons can feast on flavours from China, Thailand, Japan and Indonesia. The fest offers numerous tantalising dishes to choose from like Cottage Cheese Barbeque, Yashino Katsu, Tunka Yeng, Braised Chinese Cabbage, Sesame Chinese Greens, and so on.
Where: Noodle Bar – Phoenix Mills & Bandra outlets
When: Till Saturday, January 12, 2013

Now that you are guilty of consuming one too many calories, it is time to hit the gym. You are in luck because Talwalkars has launched a special New Year program called Talwalkars New Year Offer 2013. For a nominal amount you to get to lose all the excess kilos you’ve piled on and get in shape. Win!
Where: Talwalkars Gym
Price: Rs 2,013 (monthly membership, exclusive of taxes)
Contact: 022 33710100

The Art of Embossing
The Art of Embossing

Crafts & Art
If craft-making is your thing, then do make it a point to learn embossing this weekend from Rosie Fernandes. At this workshop you will be taught to make wall pictures, 3D items, bookmarks, cards and so on. You will also be learning techniques like stippling, perforating, cutting and dorsing. Additionally, you can take home the creative and marvellous artwork you make to boast to your family and friends.
Where: Raichand Nivas, 1st Floor, S.K. Bole Road, Near Siddi Vinayak Temple, Dadar
When: Saturday, January 12, 2013 – Sunday, January 13, 2013
Time: 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Price: Rs. 2,500
Contact: +91 9167606469

[en]counters - powerPLAY
[en]counters – powerPLAY
ArtOxygen and Asia Art Projects has brought [en]counters – powerPLAY to Mumbai. The fourth edition of [en]counters is ‘a celebration of public art through site specific performances, installations, community-based works, and participatory interventions along the city’s waterfront and gardens.’ Artists from China, Melbourne, India, Italy are going to participate in this week-long event that will be held in multiple locations. For details, click here.
Where: Horniman Circle, Juhu Beach, Carter Road Promenade
When: Friday, January 11, 2013 – Sunday, January 20, 2013

A weekend that offers music, travel, art and shopping has all the ingredients to be a *perfect* weekend, no?

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Hilonee Furia

Hilonee Furia
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.