Weekend Guide: Arts, Entertainment, Wining, Dining And More!

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Hola February! The month with a penchant for devouring dates is here. And while there is nothing you can do about the missing days, you can make most of the ones that have made it through. There is the Sula Fest and Kalaghoda festival starting this weekend, and additionally   the first weekend of February, 2013  is filled with sale and food discount options, workshops and adventure!

Art with the Artists - The Studio Experience
Art with the Artists – The Studio Experience

Workshops
Learn art and the art of appreciating art in the ‘Art with the Artists – The Studio Experience’ workshop conducted by Saumya Ananthakrishna, head of visual art programs at The Pomegranate Workshop. Here you will be taught head studies, wire modeling, paper cuts, nature studies, oil painting keeping the in mind the style of greats like Henri Matisse, Roy Lichtenstein, and others. Last day of registrations is Friday, February 8, 2013.
Where: The Pomegranate Workshop, D-83/848, MIG Colony, Gandhinagar, Bandra (E)
When: Saturday, February 9, 2013 – Saturday, April 6, 2013
Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm, Every Saturday
Price: Rs. 7,850
Contact: +91 91676 06469

Self-Esteem Workshop
Self-Esteem Workshop

Up your self-esteem and find answers to questions that are holding you back from being the true you by attending a workshop conducted by Arvind Agrawal, a social entrepreneur and a specialist in sphere of personal leadership and self-development in the coming week.
Where: Kharghar / Sec. 20 (Near Shilp Chowk), Navi Mumbai
When: Monday, February 11, 2013 – Thursday,  February 14, 2013
Time: 5pm – 9pm
Price:Rs. 1,800
Contact: +91 91676 06469

Sweets For My Sweet
Sweets For My Sweet

With Valentine’s Day around the corner you can learn how to bake sweet goodies in the ‘Sweet for my Sweets’ workshop conducted by The Dessert Cart. Here you will be taught to make Red Velvet Swirl Brownies, Nutty Strawberry Cake and other sweet treats.
Where: Sanctum, Vasant House, 19th Road, Off Khar Danda, Khar W
When: Saturday, February 9, 2013
Time: 10.30am – 1pm
Price: Rs. 1,500
Contact: 022 2649 5775/76

Learn to tickle the funny bone of others with Adam Dow and Kaneez Surka, who are conducting a Beginners Improv Comedy Workshop. Students, anywhere in age group of 18 – 80, will be taught how to listen actively, create stories from their life and the fundamentals of improvisations.
Where: Satyam Hall, Juhu opposite Sea Princess on Juhu Tara Road
When: Saturday, February 2, 2013 – Saturday, March 9, 2013
Time: 1pm – 4pm, Every Saturday
Price: Rs. 8,640
Contact: +91 91676 06469

Kaushik Chakravorty
Kaushik Chakravorty

Photographer Kaushik Chakravorty is organisng an architecture photography workshop where he will walk you through various areas in Mumbai and teach you how to best capture the architecture of this historical city. This workshop is part of the 5-Sunday Breaking Rules photography workshop series conducted by the photographer himself.
Where: Khotachiwadi
When: Sunday, February 3, 2013
Time: 7am – 12noon
Contact: +91 98219 18991 (Kaushik)

Hydroponics
Hydroponics

Gardening/Flower Power
If you are a nature and plant love, then the Hydroponics workshop by Arun J Holla is sure to interest you. Here you will learn all about plants and soil-less cultivation (hydroponics).
Where: The Audio visual Hall, Provincial House, Don Bosco High School, Matunga E
When: Sunday, February 3, 2013
Time: 9am – 5pm
Price: Rs. 1, 500
Contact: +91 91676 06469

Outdoor Gardening Workshop
Outdoor Gardening Workshop

If the idea of soil-less plants does not quite make sense to you, then the outdoor gardening workshop organized by Under The Tree and conducted by Anusha Babbar will definitely make an impression on you. Here you will be taught the art of potting, re-potting, pruning and so on.
Where: No 1 Union Park, Pali Hill Road, Khar
When: Saturday, February 2, 2013
Time: 9am – 6pm
Price: Rs. 4,000
Contact: +91 91676 06469

Lior Suchard
Lior Suchard

Supernatural/Adventurous
Raell Padamsee’s ACE 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 perform acts that require telepathy and mind-reading. To book tickets, visit bookmyshow.com
Where: Tata Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point
When: Saturday, February 16, 2013 – Sunday, February 17, 2013
Time: 7.30 pm

If you don’t want your mind prodded into, then how about doing something adventurous? You can go rappelling / rock climbing this weekend with the folks at JumpStart. Basic Instructions and training will be provided but you will have to carry your own meals, water and reach Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) on your own.
Where: Kanheri Caves
When: Sunday, February 3, 2013
Time: 7.00 am at SGNP Borivali Gate
Price: Rs. 600 (first come, first serve)
Contact: +91 99202 63810 (Ryan)

Busa Live Cookout, 2013
Busa Live Cookout, 2013

Food
The 1st Busa Live Cookout, 2013 with Cider Tasting is being hosted by Chef Nikhil Chib at Busaba. Here you will be taught to cook dishes like Popcorn Shrimp Panko and Thai Red Curry among others. Reservations required.
Where: Busaba, Todi & Company, Mathuradas Mill Compound, N.M. Joshi Marg, Lower Parel,
When: Saturday, February 2, 2013
Time: 1pm
Price: Rs. 1,500, all inclusive
Contact: +91 98335 62165 (Gary)

Brunch Salads, Corleone
Brunch Salads, Corleone

Corleone, Intercontinental Hotel’s All Day Mediterranean Restaurant is introducing Sunday Brunch. The restaurant promises great food, super drinks and a relaxed atmosphere that will help you unwind and relax.
Where: Corleone, Intercontinental Hotel, Marine Drive
When: Sunday, February 3, 2013 (Every Sunday)
Time: 12noon – 5pm
Price: Rs. 1,650+ (for food); Rs. 1,950 (for food + premium beverage); Rs. 2,250 (for sparkling champagne + food + premium beverage) 

Piccoli Tortini (Bandra’s Italian Pasticceria) has created a special Valentine’s menu called ‘Secret Love Strawberry and Champagne Cup Cakes’. This menu can be made to order and delivered to a special someone in Bandra/Khar at no extra cost.
To place your order, call 022 6999 6000

Shopping/Partying

Amadeus - Nocturnal, Yacht Party
Amadeus – Nocturnal, Yacht Party

The whole of Phoenix Market City, Kurla is holding an end of season sale. Brands like United Colors of Benetton, FCUK, Debenhams, Jack n Jones, Reliance Mart, Diesel, Bebe, etc. are all on sale of up to 70%.
Where: Phoenix Market City, Kurla
When: On going

Amadeus along with Nocturnal is organizing the first ever Yacht Week Party this weekend. DJ Nanok will enthrall you with his tunes while you make the most of the sumptuous feast.
Where: Amadeus, NCPA
When: Saturday, February 2, 2013
Price: Rs. 1,000 entry/person

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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.