Weekend Guide: From Pop-Up Museums & Labs To Dolphin-Spotting, Do It All!



As you look for things to do to shake off the stress and weariness of the week, you will find that from awakening the arty-side of you, to meeting dolphins and even learning about coffee, you stand to be spoilt for choice. Indulge in multiple activities this weekend and re-energize yourself for that dreaded Monday.

Godrej India Culture Lab, along with Brown Paper Bag, Junoon, Visual Disobedience Project and many of Mumbai’s artistes is organizing a one day Pop-Up Museum of Memories at the 60,000 sq.ft. Godrej factory in Vikroli. The museum will showcase hair sculptures by Adhuna Akhtar + the B:Blunt team, fashion installations by Little Shilpa, Godrej archives featuring vintage typewriters, live participatory photo shoot for Verve, music performances and much more.
Where: Godrej Factory, Vikhroli
When: Saturday, 15th December, 2012
Time: 11am onward
Contact: hello@indiaculturelab.org

BMW Guggenheim Lab
BMW Guggenheim Lab

BMW Guggenheim Lab is a mobile laboratory that is a part urban think tank, part community centre. After being launched in New York and having travelled to Berlin, the lab is in Mumbai at Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum. The lab will be in Mumbai till January 20th, 2013 and has a series of talks, programs lined up that discuss the issues of urban space, urban privacy, food availability and more.
Where: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Byculla
When: Thursday, 13th December, 2012 – Sunday, 20th January, 2013
Time: 3pm onwards
Contact: bmwguggenheimlab@guggenheim.org


Fiesta Evenings at Sanchos
Fiesta Evenings at Sanchos

Sanchos in Khar is all set to offer happy hours every day! With the Fiesta Evenings when you buy one drink, you get another round of the same absolutely free. You can choose from a wide menu that the current Mumbai favourite like Sangria (Rs. 425) as well as Mojito (Rs. 395), Fruit Daiquiri (Rs. 495) among others.
Where: Sanchos, Pinnacle House, Plot No.604, Ground Floor, 15 Road, Khar (W)
When: On all days
Time: 4pm – 7.30pm
Contact: 022 67094455

Sahil Jatana, a coffee aficionado who also happens to have a coffee brewing certificate by The Coffee Board of India is organizing a coffee brewing workshop, Brew It Right, in association with GyaanExchange, this weekend. He will educate you about the different types of coffee beans + coffee brewing methods and demonstrate how to brew your own Cappuccino, Latte, Mocha, and Espresso. How cool is that!
Where: The Art Loft, Valentino Rest, 1st Floor, Next To Mehboob Studio, Bandra (W)
When: Sunday, 16th December, 2012
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Price: Rs. 1,200
Contact: 91 9167606469

Cheese Masterclass
Cheese Masterclass

The refined art of cheese-making will be introduced to you in a Cheese Masterclass (Veg) organized and conducted by Rushina Munshaw-Ghildiyal at APB Cook Studio. After getting you well-versed with types of cheeses, ideal usage and cooking techniques, the Chef will proceed to teach you how to stylishly lay out a cheese platter, which will be followed by a cook-along.
Where: APB Cook Studio, 01, Shrishti Plaza, Saki Vihar Road, Andheri East
When: Saturday, 15th December, 2012
Time: 12pm – 5pm
Price: Rs. 2,500
Contact: 022 4215 2799


Infected Mushroom
Infected Mushroom

Psy-trance group, Infected Mushroom – Erez Eizen and Amit Duvdevani (aka Duvdev), is all set to play at Blue Frog this weekend. This is where you should head if you wish to lose yourself in pumping-thumping music.
Where: Blue Frog, Lower Parel
When: Friday, 14th December, 2012
Time: 10.30 pm
Price: Rs 2,000

Shiv Shakti
Shiv Shakti

The Daksha Sheth Dance Academy is all set to perform their latest production Shiv Shakti this weekend. The lead performers are Isha Sharvani (actress and dancer) and Daksha Sheth. The central theme of the dance performance is that the universe, no matter how diverse, arises from the coming together of men and women. Music for the dance routine is provided by Devissaro and the show also features Pung Cholom drummers from Manipur.
Where: Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA
When: Sunday, 16th December, 2012
Time: 7pm
Price: Rs 200, Rs. 300, Rs. 400, Rs. 600, Rs. 800

Weekend Getaways

Dolphin spotting at Harihareshwar
Dolphin spotting at Harihareshwar

Blueberry Trails is organising a weekend getaway to the Konkan coastline. This getaway entrails a trip to Harihareshwar to spot dolphins. Yes, DOLPHINS! Comfortable home-stay, delicious local food and a boat ride in the emerald waters of the Arabian Sea are features included in the trip.
Where: Harihareshwar (220 kms from Mumbai)
When: Saturday, 15th December, 2012 – Sunday, 16th December, 2012
Price: Rs. 3,000 (without travel), Rs. 4,000 (inclusive of travel)
Contact: Sudeepta 91 98209 25721



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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.


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.