Weekend Guide: From Bollywood To Pop Music And Heritage Walks To Garage Sales


Weekend Guide

Sit back, pour yourself a hot chai (or coffee or wine or whatever rocks your boat) and plan your weekend rendezvous. Isn’t that the only reason we slog our asses off the whole week? Go on, dive in!

Improvised Bollywood
Improvised Bollywood

Adam Dow and his fun troupe celebrate the 100 years of Indian Cinema with Improvised Bollywood tonight. The show will be an interactive session an the Improv Comedy team will take suggestions from the viewers churning out cheesy dialogues and the not-so-hit Bollywood numbers.
When: 28th February 2013
Where: Lagerbay, Waterfield Road, Bandra
Time: 9.30 pm
Contact: 022-67369900

Bagelwala and Bollywood Art Project will be celebrating Bollywood with a fun event this  weekend. The two day event will see participants jam on old and new Bollywood songs and you are welcome to bring your own musical instruments to join in the fun. Enjoy an exhibition of Mr. Ranjit Dahiya’s work and get a chance to chat with him. There will also be live painting and fun quizzes on Bollywood. Get filmy!
When: 2nd and 3rd March 2013
Where: Crowne Palace 23rd Road, Near Queens Market , Turner Road, Bandra West
Contact: 9819014804, 022-33789960

Wassup! Andheri
Wassup! Andheri

Curse Andheri as much as you like, but with all it’s troubles, it’s still one of the busiest hubs in the city. Agree? Then you must visit Wassup! Andheri, a festival that celebrates the suburb through Arts and Culture. Expect an action packed weekend with loads of workshops on painting, photography, theatre, literature, fashion, food, music, dance and more. For the complete schedule, click here
When: 28 February 2013 to 3 March 2013
Where: Chitrkoot Ground, Behind Fun Republic, Kamlakarpant L. Walawalkar Marg
Off Link Road, Andheri West
Time: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Garage Sale
This Sunday, give into your shopoholic side as Mocha TRIP brings you some quirky lifestyle products at their Garage Sale. Curated in association with Swasta ani Masta, the garage sale will present silk shirts, ties and shirts for men, accessories, boots, bags, colourful mojris, quirky posters, computer games, books and much more.
When: 3rd March 2013
Where: Mocha Mojo, Bandra
Time: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Grape Harvest Wine Festival
Grape Harvest Wine Festival

Wine Festival
The Annual Grape Harvest Wine Festival is back. At the two day event, wine lovers can enjoy wine tasting, experience grape stomping and groove to music & live entertainment.  Along with vineyard visits you can also participate in live cooking in wine by Chef Rakesh Talwar and relish gourmet food.
When: 2nd and 3rd March 2013
Where: Meuse Jupiter Hotel, Pathardi Phata, Mumbai Agra Highway, Nashik 422009
Contact: 91-9396555888
Cost: 600 Rs per day

The much hyped ‘A Summers Day’ concert is finally due this week where Pop singer songwriter Norah Jones will perform in India for the first time. If you have been putting off getting those tickets, now is the time.
When: 3 March 2013
Where: Turf Club, Mahalaxmi
Cost: Rs. 3000 for regular and 7000 for VIP seats.

Chugge Khan, Rajasthan Josh
Chugge Khan, Rajasthan Josh

And if folk is more your style, then sing along with Rajasthan Josh as they perform live in Mumbai this weekend. Lead and directed by Chugge Khan, Rajasthan Josh is a collective of Manganiyar and Langa musicians from Jaisalmer and surrounding villages in the Thar Desert. The Manganiyars have traveled Rajasthan for centuries performing for the Moghul rulers and Rajput princes at weddings, births, feasts and funerals.
When: 3rd March 2013
Where: The Blue Frog, Mathuradas Mills Compound, Lower Parel
Time: 9 pm to 10.30 pm
Contact: 022-61586158/ 65251716
Cost: 350 per person

Elephanta Festival 2013
Elephanta Festival 2013

Here’s a chance to immerse in soulful classical dance and music performances on island away from an island city. Elephanta Festival 2013 will be held on 2nd and 3rd March 2013 at Elephanta caves near Gateway of India. It will include art forms like classical vocal, instrumental, Katthak and Jazz. You can watch artists like V. Selvaganesh, Prabhakar Karekar, Parvathy Dutta, Ranjit Barot and many more perform live. Cost of a ferry to the venue from Gateway is included in tickets. For more details, click here.
When: 2nd and 3rd March 2013
Where: Elephanta Caves entrance, Elephanta Island
Time: 6.30 pm to 10 pm.
Cost: 1500 per day, 2500 for 2 days

For many photographers, nature is the best muse. If you are one of those, then you must check out Shari Academy‘s two day photography workshop being organised at Sanjay Gandhi National Park this weekend. Besides practical training on how to shoot, there will also be personal assessment of work and loads of tips and advice on the subject.
When: 2nd and 3rd March 2013
Where: Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali East
Time: Saturday: 6 am-9am & Sunday: 11am-1pm
Cost: 4500
Last date for enrollment: 1st March 2013
Contact: 9167606469

For photographers looking for specific training in lighting, Kaushik Chakravorty  will teach Light Painting at one of his workshops this weekend. The workshop will include shooting in low light, high intensity light, colour corrections and other finer details of the craft.
When: 3rd March 2013
Where: Meeting point – Taj Lands End, Bandra
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm
Cost: Rs. 4000
Contact: 09821918991

Raconteur Walks
Raconteur Walks

Heritage Walk
A resident or tourist in Mumbai, everyone who ejoys exploring the city’s history and culture, will enjoy this Heritage Walk being organised by Raconteur Walks Tourism Co.Pvt Ltd. Starting at D.N.Road, also called the Heritage Mile of Mumbai, the group will walk towards Flora Fountain, Kalaghoda, Oval Maidan, Old Secretariat, University Library and Convocation Hall, High Court building , the old PWD building and Telegraph Department ending at Marine Drive.
When: 3rd March 2013
Where: Outside Capitol Cinema, Opposite CST station.
Time: 9 am to 11 am
Cost: 1500
Last date for enrollment: 2nd March 2013
Contact: 9167606469

Extra Mile Cafe Summer Make-up Workshop
Extra Mile Cafe Summer Make-up Workshop

Summer Make-up Workshop
As summer arrives, so do skin troubles. Extra Mile Cafe has brought in experts from Vogue London and Femina to take you through the latest summer beauty tips and make up trends. Along with the basic make-up tips and skin essentials, they will also introduce you to the hottest trends and colours this season in this complete hands on workshop.
When: 2nd and 3rd March 2013
Where: Extra Mile Cafe, next to AND Showroom, Linking Road, Khar West
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Cost: Rs 2000 for a day and Rs 3000 for 2 days
Contact: Pooja Chadha 9004060766

So what will be keeping you busy this weekend?

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Founding Editor at MumbaiMag, graffiti and street art lover, traveller, blogger and amateur photographer, slave to Thor, my Lab.


Garima Sharma

Garima Sharma
Founding Editor at MumbaiMag, graffiti and street art lover, traveller, blogger and amateur photographer, slave to Thor, my Lab.