The Daily Pao Weekend Events Calendar: Friday, July 31 to Sunday, August 2

'Schooling the World: The White Man's Last Burden' will be screened on Friday, July 31.

Vikalp will screen ‘Schooling the World: The White Man’s Last Burden’ at Prithvi House on Friday.

FRIDAY, JULY 31
ART Kingdom of Exile at DAG Modern
A retrospective of works by Bengali modernist painter Rabin Mondal from the 1960s through the 1990s.
When: Until Tuesday, September 15. Open Monday to Saturday, from 11am to 7pm; Sunday, closed.
Where: DAG Modern, 58 Dr. V.B. Gandhi Marg, near Rhythm House, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 022 4922 2700.

FREE FILM Kalkimanthankatha at Chatterjee and Lal
Ashish Avikunthak’s Bengali feature film follows two actors from Calcutta as they travel to the Kumbh Mela in search of Kalki, the tenth avatar of Vishnu.
When: Until Saturday, August 1, at noon, 3pm and 5pm. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 7pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.
Where: Chatterjee and Lal, 01/18, Kamal Mansion, First Floor, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba. Tel: 022 2202 3787.

FOOD & DRINK Beer and Burger Festival at Woodside Inn and Woodside All Day Bar and Eatery
During the eighth edition of this annual event, you can order burgers inspired by the cuisines of Italy, Japan, Argentina, Thailand, France, Spain and India. The selection includes a teriyaki tofu burger; duck confit burger; rock shrimp burger; spiced lentil burger with Sriracha; and chimichurri chicken burger. These can be paired with artisanal beers by Pune’s Independence Brewing Co. and Mumbai’s Gateway Brewing Co., the latter of which has also introduced a limited edition brew called the Pompous Ass that will be served until the end of the festival. See the Facebook page for more details.
When: Until Sunday, August 2. Open daily, from 11.30am to 1am.
Where: Woodside Inn, Indian Mercantile Mansion, Woodhouse Road, opposite Regal Cinema, Colaba. Tel: 022 2287 5752. Woodside All Day Bar and Eatery, New Link Plaza, next to Oshiwara Police Station, Link Road, Andheri (West). Tel: 022 2632 8963.

DANCE Apar-Kaya + Rhythms of Seven at NCPA Experimental Theatre
Odissi dancer Shashwati Garai Ghosh will present Apar-Kaya, a piece of choreography based on the mythological tale of Vedavati, who Ravana had tried to molest. She gets back at him in her next life as Sita. In Rhythms of Seven, kathak dancer Seema Mehta and sitar player Purbayan Chatterjee will stage a performance based on the rhythmic patterns of the number seven. Tickets priced at Rs300 and Rs400 per head are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Friday, July 31 at 7pm.
Where: Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point. Tel: 022 2282 4567.

FREE FILM Schooling The World: The White Man’s Last Burden at Prithvi House
Vikalp, a group of documentary filmmakers, will screen Carol Black’s documentary on how modern education is destroying the culture of sustainable living in Ladakh. See the Facebook event page for more information.
When: Friday, July 31 at 7pm.
Where: Prithvi House, opposite Prithvi Theatre, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Juhu. Tel: 022 2614 9546.

MUSIC Schubert at Boveda
The American techno act, who doesn’t use his first name Ron while performing, will play the Andheri bar’s Friday Frisco night, as part of the Mumbai leg of his three-city tour of the country. There is no entry fee.
When: Friday, July 31 at 9pm.
Where: Boveda, G04, Morya Landmark One, off New Link Road, behind Mainland China, near Infiniti Mall, Andheri (West). Tel: 022 6708 0859.

MUSIC Sleepwalker + AlgoRhythm at Cafe Nemo
Genre-shifting electronica acts, Sleepwalker, the alias of Shantanu Ghosh from Pondicherry, and AlgoRhythm, the DJ duo of Varun Patra and Paloma Monnappa from Mumbai, will each take a turn at the decks at the Worli restaurant’s ‘party cabin’. There is no entry fee. See the Facebook event page for more information.
When: Friday, July 31 at 9.30pm.
Where: Cafe Nemo, 29/A, Thadani House, opposite Indian Coast Guard, Worli Village, Worli. Tel: 022 2437 9841.

MUSIC District Fifty EP Launch at 5 The Restaurant
District Fifty, the collective of electronica musicians named after the pin code of Bandra, will launch their debut EP Control Freq Vol.1 with a gig comprising sets by crew members Kris Correya, Kini Rao, Lobocop and United Machines, the latter two of whom are known to their folks as Kenneth Lobo and Himanshu Pandey respectively. There is no entry fee.
When: Friday, July 31 at 10pm.
Where: 5 The Restaurant, Red Palm Residency, Third Road, next to Khar station, Khar. Tel: 022 2600 0367.

MUSIC Praveen Achary at Blue Frog
The Bangalore-residing deep, tech and progressive house-playing DJ and producer will perform at the Lower Parel venue, where 2Sensitive, the electronica-spinning duo of Norcotiq aka Abhimanyu Meer and Spacejams aka Yohann Jamsandekar, will also play a set. There is an entry fee of Rs600 or cover charge of Rs1,500 per head for men; there is no entry fee for women.
When: Friday, July 31 at 10.30pm.
Where: Blue Frog, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Tulsi Pipe Road, Lower Parel. Tel: 022 6158 6158.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 1
FOOD & DRINK A History of Parsi Food in India at APB Cook Studio
Parsi caterer and teacher of archaeology Kurush Dalal will talk about the evolution of the community’s cuisine and a serve a meal of items rarely found on restaurant menus including . The meal is priced at Rs2,500 (excluding taxes) per head. To book a seat, call 022 4215 2799 or email [email protected]. To view the full menu, visit the Facebook event page. See here for more details.
When: Saturday, August 1 at noon.
Where: APB Cook Studio, 301 Shrishti Plaza, Saki Vihar Road, Andheri (East). Tel: 022 4215 2799.

FREE FILM Towards a Pink Spring and Breaking Free at Films Division
The theme of this edition of screenings at the Films Division’s FD Zone is LGBT issues. Mario de la Torre’s Towards a Pink Spring, an 18-minute documentary in French (with English subtitles), looks at the Arab LGBT community whose members wait for the day when they can be open about their sexuality. Sridhar Rangayan’s Breaking Free, a documentary in English, Hindi, Tamil and Kannada shot over seven years, shows the discrimination meted out to the gay community in India and the activism against Section 377. For more details, see here.
When: Saturday, August 1 at 4pm.
Where: The FD Zone, Films Division, R.R. III Theatre, Tenth Floor, diagonally opposite Jaslok Hospital, Pedder Road. Tel: 022 2351 0461.

BOOKS EVENTS FOR KIDS J. K. Rowling & Harry Potter Birthday Party at Trilogy by The Eternal Library
Celebrate the author and her beloved boy wizard a day after their birthday, which falls on July 31, at this event for fans of all ages where the activities will include readings of letters written to Rowling and Potter as well as a quiz based on the books. There is an entrance fee of Rs250 per head. Register via the Facebook event page.
When: Saturday, August 1 at 6pm.
Where: Trilogy by the Eternal Library, First Floor, Building No.28, Raghuvanshi Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel. Tel: 80805 90590.

MUSIC Niladri Kumar’s Zitar at Phoenix Marketcity Kurla
Hindustani classical music sitar player Niladri Kumar’s fusion rock band Zitar, which is named after the electric sitar he has invented and which includes guitarist Rashid Ali, drummer Gino Banks, bassist Sheldon D’Silva, tabla player Satyajit Talwalkar and keyboardist Agnelo Fernandes, will stage a concert. Tickets priced at Rs300, Rs500 and Rs750 per head are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Saturday, August 1 at 6.30pm.
Where: Phoenix Marketcity, Dublin Square, Level 1, LBS Marg, Kurla (West).

THEATRE One on One 2 at St. Andrew’s Auditorium
In this sequel to Rage Theatre’s 2010 production One on One, a set of mini plays, seven directors, ten writers and six actors will present eight short pieces on topics ranging from the music industry and marriage to war and Bollywood. Tickets priced at Rs500, Rs700, Rs1,000, Rs1,500 and Rs2,000 per head are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Saturday, August 1 at 7pm.
Where: St. Andrew’s Auditorium, St. Dominic Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 022 2640 1657.

MUSIC Ftampa at Kitty Su
The US-based Brazilian electronic dance music DJ and producer also known as Felipe Tampa will take charge of the console at the Andheri nightclub. Tickets are priced at Rs1,500 (only entry fee) or Rs3,000 (full cover charge) per couple; at Rs2,000 (only entry fee) or Rs3,500 (full cover charge) per head for single men; and at Rs1,000 (full cover charge) per head for single women. Call 99876 03114 or visit the venue’s website to book a spot.
When: Saturday, August 1 at 10pm.
Where: Kitty Su, The Lalit, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Road, Andheri (East). Tel: 022 6104 3145.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2
FOOD & DRINK Brew Project at Leaping Windows
Kunal Ross, who runs The Indian Bean, a company that sells single estate coffees from south India, will demonstrate the pour-over technique of brewing coffee. He will also set up a coffee bar, where each cup will be priced at Rs145.
When: Sunday, August 2, from 11am to 1pm and from 3pm to 7pm.
Where: Leaping Windows, Shop No.2 and 3, Corner View, Dr. Ashok Chopra Marg, off Yari Road, opposite Bianca Towers, Versova, Andheri (West) Tel: 97699 98972.

THEATRE One on One 2 at Sahitya Mandir Sabhagruh
In this sequel to Rage Theatre’s 2010 production One on One, a set of mini plays, seven directors, ten writers and six actors will present eight short pieces on topics ranging from the music industry and marriage to war and Bollywood. Tickets priced at Rs500, Rs700, Rs1,000, Rs1,500 and Rs2,000 per head are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Sunday, August 2 at 7pm.
Where: Sahitya Mandir Sabhagruh, Sector 6, near MGM Hospital, Sion-Panvel Expressway, opposite Navi Mumbai Sports Association, Vashi. Tel: 022 2782 1551.

MUSIC Zakir Hussain at Dinananth Mangeshkar Hall
The tabla maestro will perform a solo recital. During the event, he will be interviewed by sitar and tabla player Nayan Ghosh. Tickets are priced at Rs500, Rs750, Rs1,000 and Rs1,500 and Rs2,000 per head.
When: Sunday, August 2 at 8.30pm.
Where: Dinanath Mangeshkar Hall, Natwariya Dutta Bhatt Marg, near Vile Parle railway station, Vile Parle (East). Tel: 022 2618 4027.

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