Things To Do After Work This Week: Monday, September 4 to Thursday, September 7

Blackstratblues

Blues-rock guitarist-composer Blackstratblues aka Warren Mendonsa will perform at AntiSocial on Wednesday.

SEE EVENTS IN:
COMEDY • DESIGN • FILM • MUSICSHOPPING & STYLE • THEATREART & PHOTOGRAPHY

COMEDY
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
EIC Making Shit Up at G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture
City-based collective East India Comedy, which includes Angad Singh Ranyal, Azeem Banatwalla, Kunal Rao, Sahil Shah and Sapan Verma, will perform a show of new jokes. Tickets priced at Rs500 per person (excluding taxes and convenience fees) are being sold on Insider.in.
When: Monday, September 4 at 8.30pm.
Where: G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture, Laxmi Mills Compound, off Dr. E. Moses Road, Mahalaxmi. Tel: 022 2490 9393.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
15 FemaPalooza at Menchie’s
City-residing comedians Jeeya Sethi and Prashasti Singh will perform at the fifteenth instalment of this all-female stand-up gig series organised by comedy events company Ratatouille. Uncharacteristically, this gig will be hosted by a man, Mumbai-based funny man Kunal Kamra. Tickets priced at Rs200 per person (excluding taxes and convenience fees) are being sold on Insider.in.
When: Tuesday, September 5 at 7.30pm.
Where: Menchie’s, Shyam Vihar, near Telephone Exchange and the Nike showroom, off Linking Road, Khar. Tel: 80800 89447.

Fresh Comedy Night with Karan Chauhan + Kautuk Srivastava + Pavitra Shetty at Backstage Cafe
Kautuk Srivastava, who is based in Mumbai, will host this stand-up gig which will feature ten comics, including city residents Karan Chauhan and Pavitra Shetty, presenting new jokes. Tickets priced at Rs200 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Tuesday, September 5 at 9pm.
Where: Backstage Cafe, Mhada Road, near Mhada Telephone Exchange, Model Town, Andheri (West). Tel: 98927 20001.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
Vikramjit Singh at Magazine Cafe
Comic Vikramjit Singh, who is based in Delhi, will perform a solo show organised by The Indian Comedy Club. The cover charge of Rs499 per person can be paid in advance on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Wednesday, September 6 at 7.30pm.
Where: Magazine Cafe, Waterfield Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 91676 66770.

15 Ultimate Come Grand Slam at The Integral Space
Mumbai comedians Prashasti Singh, Piyush Sharma and Siddharth Dudeja are the professionals who will perform at the fifteenth grand slam edition of this open mic stand-up gig series organised by comedy events company Ratatouille. Amateur comics who have won previous instalments will battle for the grand prize. Tickets priced at Rs250 per person (excluding taxes and convenience fees) are being sold on Insider.in.
When: Wednesday, September 6 at 8pm.
Where: The Integral Space, 14 Janata Estate, First Floor, opposite Palladium Mall, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel. Tel: 98203 46338.

Best in Stand-up Comedy at Canvas Laugh Club
Comics Abbas Momin, Amogh Ranadive, Anirban Dasgupta, Aravind SA, Joel D’Souza and Saurav Mehta will perform stand-up sets. Tickets priced at Rs700 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Wednesday, September 6 and Thursday, September 7 at 8.30pm.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Third Floor, Palladium, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel. Tel: 90046 03115.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
Sapan Verma at MRP
City-residing comic Sapan Verma will present a solo show. Tickets priced at Rs750 per person (excluding taxes and convenience fees) are being sold on Insider.in.
When: Thursday, September 7 at 9pm.
Where: MRP – My Regular Place, 20, Dharamputra, Pritam Estate, Dadar (East). Tel: 80808 07412.

Return to the top

DESIGN
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
WIP Sessions by Design Fabric at G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture
Design Fabric, the company behind the Taxi Fabric initiative, will conduct the second instalment of this new monthly series of talks at which designers and artists will discuss their new and upcoming projects. This session will feature Delhi design studio Animal, capital-residing visual artist Avinash Kumar, Mumbai-based photographer Prarthna Singh and artist Sajid Wajid Shaikh, who is also from the city. Tickets priced at Rs500 per person (excluding taxes and convenience fees) are being sold on Insider.in. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Thursday, September 7 at 6.30pm.
Where: G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture, Laxmi Mills Compound, off Dr. E. Moses Road, Mahalaxmi. Tel: 022 2490 9393.

Return to the top

FILM
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
Nocturama at Alliance Francaise
Director Bertrand Bonello’s French drama Nocturama (2016), about a group of multi-racial young radicals who commit a series of terror attacks in Paris, will be screened. The movie will be shown with English subtitles. There is no entry fee. For more information, see here.
When: Monday, September 4 at 6.30pm.
Where: Alliance Francaise, Auditorium, Theosophy Hall, 40 New Marine Lines, near Nirmala Niketan. Tel: 022 2203 5993.

Return to the top

MUSIC
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
Nair Aunty’s Curry at Finch
Nashik-residing Hindi singer-songwriter Nair Aunty’s Curry aka Shrikanth Nair will perform. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Wednesday, September 6 at 9pm.
Where: Finch, near John Baker, Saki Vihar Road, opposite Huntsman International, Andheri (East). Tel: 022 2857 8300.

Blackstratblues at AntiSocial
City-based blues-rock guitarist and composer Blackstratblues aka Warren Mendonsa will play the Mumbai leg of his ongoing tour to promote his new chart-topping album The Last Analog Generation. The entry fee is Rs500 per person. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Wednesday, September 6 at 10pm.
Where: AntiSocial, Basement, Khar Social, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, near Ramee Guestline Hotel, off S. V. Road, Khar (West). Tel: 022 6522 6324.

Mixtaped! featuring Essio at The Den
Mumbai-based electronic music DJ Essio aka Ehsan Kamran will man the decks at this instalment of The Den’s long-running night Mixtaped!, which is curated by Mumbai DJ Reji Ravindran. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Wednesday, September 6 at 10pm.
Where: The Den, Ground Floor, Prabhat Kunj, 24th Road, off Linking Road, Khar. Tel: 95945 42345.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
Road To Ultra featuring The Chainsmokers at Mahalaxmi Racecourse
American duo The Chainsmokers will headline the Mumbai edition of the US electronic dance music festival Ultra. Tickets, the prices of which start at Rs3,500 per person, are being sold on Bookmyshow.com. For the full line-up and more information, see here or the Facebook event page.
When: Thursday, September 7; gates open at 1pm.
Where: Mahalaxmi Racecourse, near Mahalaxmi Railway Station, Mahalaxmi.

FRWD 016 with Telefon Tel Aviv + Aqua Dominatrix + Burudu  at AntiSocial
American producer Telefon Tel Aviv aka Joshua Eustis will headline the sixteenth instalment of artist and event management company Mixtape’s electronic music gig series FRWD, which will feature sets by city-based DJ Aqua Dominatrix aka Akshay Rajpurohit and Burudu aka the duo of Nakul Sharma from Mumbai and Sahil Bhatia from Delhi. Call the venue for details of the entry fee. For more information, the Facebook event page.
When: Thursday, September 7 at 10pm.
Where: AntiSocial, Basement, Khar Social, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, near Ramee Guestline Hotel, off S. V. Road, Khar (West). Tel: 022 6522 6324.

Return to the top

SHOPPING & STYLE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
Exim Bazaar at World Trade Centre
The final day of a four-day exhibition and sale of handicrafts from across India including Bidri and Dhokra metalware, kalamkari and Madhubani paintings and Sambalpuri textiles organised by the Export Import Bank of India. There is no entry fee; RSVP here. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Monday, September 4, from 10am to 7pm.
Where: Arcade, World Trade Centre, Cuffe Parade.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
REHWA Festival Collection at Artisans’
A sale of Maheshwari saris and textiles made by weavers attached to REHWA, a non-profit in Maheshwar in Madhya Pradesh. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Thursday, September 7 to Saturday, September 9, from 11am to 7pm.
Where: Artisans’, V.B. Gandhi Marg, near Rhythm House, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 022 2267 3040.

Return to the top

THEATRE
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
The Father at the NCPA Experimental Theatre
Directed by Naseeruddin Shah and based on British writer Christopher Hampton’s English translation of Florian Zeller’s French play, theatre group Motley’s new production The Father is about the toll mental dysfunction takes on both sufferer and care giver. Tickets priced at Rs590 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Monday, September 4, Wednesday, September 6 and Thursday, September 7 at 7pm.
Where: Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point. Tel: 022 2282 4567.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
Bombay Jazz at Prithvl Theatre
Written by Ramu Ramanathan and directed by Etienne Coutinho, English play Bombay Jazz tells the story of Goan musicians who contributed jazz sounds to Hindi film music of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. Tickets priced at Rs415 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Thursday, September 7 at 7pm and 9.30pm.
Where: Prithvi Theatre, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Juhu. Tel: 022 2614 5917.

Toxic at The Jeff Goldberg Studio
English play Toxic, directed by Divya Jagdale and written by Shiv Subrahmanyam, hinges on a relationship that’s falling apart. Tickets priced at Rs250 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Thursday, September 7 at 7.30pm.
Where: The Jeff Goldberg Studio, Fourth Floor, Links Building, corner of 14th Road and Linking Road, above Fascination store, opposite Domino’s Pizza, Khar. Tel: 75069 06927.

I’m Your Venus at The Cuckoo Club
English play I’m Your Venus, directed by Anasuya Vaidya, is an adaption of Austrian writer Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s erotic novel Venus in Furs. Tickets priced at Rs400 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Thursday, September 7 at 8pm.
Where: The Cuckoo Club, 5AA Pali Hill Road, next to Candies, near Learners Academy, Bandra (West).

Return to the top

ART & PHOTOGRAPHY
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
‘Art Futures: Creating Future Stakeholders In Art’ at the National Gallery of Modern Art
At this talk organised by Avid, the cultural arm of the Essar group, journalist Gayatri Rangachari Shah will moderate a panel discussion about how future generations can be taught to view and evaluate art. The panel will feature Alefia Poonawala, the coordinator of the Creative Kids nursery programme; artist Jaideep Mehrotra; interior designer Ashiesh Shah; and Minal Vazirani, the co-founder of auction house SaffronArt. There is no entry fee; to attend, RSVP via Insider.in.
When: Thursday, September 7 at 6pm.
Where: National Gallery of Modern Art, M. G. Road, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 022 2288 1969.

Artists from the Renaissance Part 2 at Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum
Three films from French journalist and director Alain Jaubert’s series Palettes (2003), which examines classic paintings, will be screened: Grunewald’s ‘The Isenheim Altarpiece’, Raphael’s ‘Portrait de Baldassare Castiglione’ and Veronese’s ‘Le Repas chez Levi/The Meal at Levi’s’. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Thursday, September 7 at 6pm.
Where: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Rani Baug, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Road, Byculla. Tel: 022 2373 1234.

ONGOING
Part Narratives at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum
Conceptualised by Delhi-based art critic and curator Gayatri Sinha, this exhibition features works by artists that draw “upon their memories and understanding of Partition”. Tickets for Indians are priced at Rs10 per person for adults and children above the age of 13 and at Rs5 per person for children below the age of 13, and tickets for foreigners are priced at Rs100 per person for adults and children above the age of 13 and at Rs50 per person for children below the age of 13. For details, see here.
When: Until Tuesday, September 19. Open Thursday to Tuesday, from 10am to 6pm; Wednesday, closed.
Where: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Rani Baug, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Road, Byculla. Tel: 022 2373 1234.

The Surface of Things: Photography in Process at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum
This group show, organised in collaboration with the Institute Francais en Inde and Alkazi Foundation for the Arts, will feature works by contemporary Indian artists Edson Dias, Srinivas Kuruganti, Sukanya Ghosh and Uzma Mohsin that invoke “the birth of an analogue visual form through a process-oriented exhibit”. Tickets for Indians are priced at Rs10 per person for adults and children above the age of 13 and at Rs5 per person for children below the age of 13, and tickets for foreigners are priced at Rs100 per person for adults and children above the age of 13 and at Rs50 per person for children below the age of 13. For more information, see here and here.
When: Until Tuesday, September 19. Open Thursday to Tuesday, from 10am to 6pm; Wednesday, closed.
Where: The Special Projects Space, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Rani Baug, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Road, Byculla. Tel: 022 2373 1234.

Retro Realism In A Postmodern World at Nine Fish Art Gallery
This group show comprises works by artists Diptish Ghosh Dastidar, Douglas John and Helen Brahma. For more information, see here.
When: Until Friday, September 8. Open daily, from 10.30am to 7.30pm.
Where: Nine Fish Art Gallery, The New Great Eastern Mills, 25-29 Ambedkar Road, near Rani Baug, Byculla. Tel: 022 6554 2300.

Idhar-Udhar/Here-There by Birender Yadav + We Are Here Because You Are There at Clark House Initiative
Idhar-Udhar/Here-There is a solo show by Delhi-based artist Birender Yadav. We Are Here Because You Are There is a group show featuring works by Amjad Ali, Ashok Ansara, Narendra Deuskar, Ramesh Anjarkar, Sanjay Londhe, Shashikant Sompura and Sudheer Rajbhar. For more information, see the Facebook event pages here and here.
When: Until Sunday, September 10. Open Tuesday to Sunday, from 11am to 7pm; Monday, closed.
Where: Clark House Initiative, Ground Floor, Clark House, 8 Nathalal Parekh Marg (Old Wodehouse Road), opposite the Sahakari Bhandar, near Woodside Inn, Colaba. Tel: 98202 13816.

Light Works at the National Gallery of Modern Art
A retrospective of over 300 images shot over six decades by photographer Jitendra Arya, who worked in Kenya, the UK and India.
When: Until Sunday, October 8. Open Tuesday to Sunday, from 11am to 6pm; Monday, closed.
Where: National Gallery of Modern Art, M. G. Road, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 022 2288 1969.

Liminal by Savia Mahajan at Tarq
Mumbai-based artist Savia Mahajan’s new solo show Liminal features sculptures, drawings and installations that explore “notions of life, death and the in-between”. For more information, see here.
When: Until Saturday, September 9. Open Tuesday to Saturday, from 11am to 6.30pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.
Where: Tarq, F35/36, Dhanraj Mahal, Apollo Bunder, Colaba. Tel: 022 6615 0424.

Motabhai is Watching You by Hemant Morparia at Sakshi Salon
An exhibition of political cartoons and sculpture by city-residing illustrator Hemant Morparia. For more information, see here.
When: Until Saturday, September 9. Open Monday to Saturday, from 11am to 6pm; Sunday, closed.
Where: Sakshi Salon, 6/18, Second Floor, Grants Building, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba. Tel: 022 6610 3424.

Trespassers and Translators by Amitesh Shrivastava at Project 88
City-residing artist Amitesh Shrivastava’s solo show Trespassers and Translators comprises a set of new paintings. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Until Saturday, September 30. Open Tuesday to Saturday, from 11am to 7pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.
Where: Project 88, BMP Building, Narayan A. Sawant Marg, near Colaba Fire Station, Colaba. Tel: 022 2281 0066.

Windows at Jhaveri Contemporary
A show featuring five artists, Anwar Jalal Shemza, Simryn Gill, Lubna Chowdhary, Seher Shah and Ayesha Singh, whose works are “based on a deep awareness of modernist architecture and design”. For more information, see here.
When: Until Saturday, October 7. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 6pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.
Where: Jhaveri Contemporary, 2, Krishna Niwas, 58A Walkeshwar Road. Tel: 022 2369 3639.

Return to the top

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Email this to someone

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.