Things To Do In Mumbai After Work This Week: Monday, July 17 To Thursday, July 20

Nush Lewis.

Singer-songwriter Nush Lewis will perform at AntiSocial on Wednesday.

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ARCHITECTURE
MONDAY, JULY 17
Role and Impact of Heritage Conservation in the Present Phase of Rapid Urbanisation at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
This panel discussion will feature D. M. Sukthankar, the former chief secretary of the government of Maharashtra and civil enginner Shirish Patel in conversation with architect Mustansir Dalvi. The talk has been organised to mark the convocation ceremony of the graduates of the Built Heritage Studies and Conservation certificate course jointly run by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Heritage Conservation Society, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya and Sir J. J. College of Architecture. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Monday, July 17 at 6pm.
Where: Auditorium, Visitors Centre, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 022 2284 4484.

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COMEDY
TUESDAY, JULY 18
65 Come with Anirban Dasgupta + Jeeya Sethi + Siddharth Dudeja + Vaibhav Sethia at Kaboom
Mumbai-based comedians Anirban Dasgupta, Jeeya Sethi, Siddharth Dudeja and Vaibhav Sethia are the professionals who will perform at the sixty-fifth instalment of this open mic stand-up gig series organised by comedy events company Ratatouille. Tickets priced at Rs250 per person (excluding taxes and convenience fees) are being sold on Insider.in.
When: Tuesday, July 18 at 8pm.
Where: Kaboom, B Wing, Trade World, Gate No.2, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel. Tel: 82914 76747.

The Day After Monday with Abijit Ganguly + Anirban Dasgupta + Gaurav Kapoor + Sumit Anand + Vaibhav Sethia at Brewbot
Stand-up comics Anirban Dasgupta, Gaurav Kapoor and Vaibhav Sethia, all of whom live in Mumbai, and Abijit Ganguly and Sumit Anand from Delhi will perform. Tickets priced at Rs349 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Tuesday, July 18 at 8pm.
Where: Brewbot, Ground Floor, Morya Landmark, off Link Road, Andheri (West). Tel: 022 4003 4448.

Aditi Mittal at Independence Brewing Company
At this show organised by events company Chalta Hai Comedy, city-residing comedian Aditi Mittal will test new jokes in preparation for her show Global Village Idiot, which she will perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August. Tickets priced at Rs495 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Tuesday, July 18 at 8.30pm.
Where: Independence Brewing Company, Boolani Estate Co-Operative Society, off New Link Road, in the lane opposite Citi Mall, Andheri (West). Tel: 022 6105 4689.

Anish Shah + Bhavish Ailani + Neelaksh Mathur + Rohan Parekh + Shaurya Tyagi at Canvas Laugh Club
Comedians Anish Shah from New York, Neelaksh Mathur from Bangalore and three Mumbai comics Bhavish Ailani, Rohan Parekh and Shaurya Tyagi will each perform a set. Tickets priced at Rs700 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Tuesday, July 18 at 8.30pm.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Third Floor, Palladium Mall, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel. Tel: 90046 03115.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19
Abijit Ganguly at Magazine Cafe
Events company Indian Comedy Club will present a solo show by Delhi-based comic Abijit Ganguly. The cover charge of Rs499 per person can be paid in advance on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Wednesday, July 19 at 7.30pm.
Where: Magazine Cafe, Waterfield Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 91676 66770.

12 Come Grand Slam at Menchie’s
Mumbai comedians Anirban Dasgupta, Jeeya Sethi and Navin Noronha are the professionals who will perform at the twelfth 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, July 19 at 7.30pm.
Where: Menchie’s, Shyam Vihar, near Telephone Exchange and the Nike showroom, off Linking Road, Khar. Tel: 80800 89447.

All New Jokes at The Bombay Bronx
The third edition of the gig series will feature Aakash Metha, Kunal Rao, Rahul Subramaniam, Raunaq Rajani, Siddharth Dudeja and a surprise act, who will each present fresh material. The cover charge of Rs300 per person can be paid in advance on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Wednesday, July 19 at 8.30pm.
Where: The Bombay Bronx, 101 Hub Town, Akriti Sky Bay, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Breach Candy. Tel: 77100 44666.

Best in Stand-up Comedy with Jaspreet Singh + Sumit Anand + Vaibhav Sethia at Canvas Laugh Club
Delhi’s Jaspreet Singh and Sumit Anand and Mumbai’s Vaibhav Sethia will each perform sets. Tickets priced at Rs700 per person for the shows on Wednesday and Thursday and Rs800 per person for the shows on the weekend are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Wednesday, July 19 to Sunday, July 23 at 8.30pm.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Third Floor, Palladium Mall, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel. Tel: 90046 03115.

Loose Jokes by Karunesh Talwar at Razzberry Rhinoceros
Comic Karunesh Talwar, who lives in Mumbai, will test new material. Tickets priced at Rs495 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: ​Wednesday, July 19 at 8.30pm.
Where: Razzberry Rhinoceros, Juhu Hotel, Juhu Tara Road, near Mahesh Lunch Home, Juhu. Tel: 74004 02604.

Mic Check #10 with Abbas Momin + Ameya Deshpande + Rohan Desai + Vinay Sharma at The Square
This instalment of the gig series, organised by The Brown Bread Collective, at which comics present new material will feature sets by Mumbai residents Abbas Momin, Ameya Deshpande, Rohan Desai and Vinay Sharma. Tickets priced at Rs250 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: ​Wednesday, July 19 at 8.45pm.
Where: The Square, Heera Panna Shopping Mall, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai. Tel: 98204 46286.

THURSDAY, JULY 20
The Startups by Improv Comedy Mumbai at Ministry of New
Members of the Improv Comedy Mumbai troupe will present an “entrepreneurial comedy” based on a “billon dollar idea” suggested by the audience. Tickets priced at Rs450 per person are being sold on Insider.in.
When: Thursday, July 20 at 8pm.
Where: Ministry of New, Third Floor, Kitab Mahal, D. N. Road, near New Excelsior cinema, Fort. Tel: 022 6635 6505.

Jokes Under Trial by Anirban Dasgupta at Independence Brewing Company
Former Kolkata resident turned Mumbaikar Anirban Dasgupta will test new material at this stand-up show organised by Chalta Hai Comedy that will be hosted by city-based comic Punit Pania. Tickets priced at Rs350 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Thursday, July 20 at 8.30pm.
Where: Independence Brewing Company, Boolani Estate Co-Operative Society, off New Link Road, in the lane opposite Citi Mall, Andheri (West). Tel: 022 6105 4689.

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DANCE
TUESDAY, JULY 18
Bachata Workshop with Cornel Rodrigues at Raasta Bombay
Mumbai-based choreographer Cornel Rodrigues will conduct a bachata workshop for beginners. The registration fee is Rs600 (excluding taxes) per person.
When: Tuesday, July 18 at 7.30pm.
Where: Raasta Bombay, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, near Ramee Guest Line Hotel, off S. V. Road, Khar. Tel: 86550 00811.

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FILM
MONDAY, JULY 17
The Minister at Alliance Francaise
Pierre Schoelle’s political drama L’Exercice de l’État/The Minister (2011), about a transport minister tasked with executing a government plan he doesn’t approve of, will be shown. The French film will be screened with English subtitles. There is no entry fee. For more information, see here.
When: Monday, July 17 at 6.30pm.
Where: Alliance Francaise, Auditorium, Theosophy Hall, 40 New Marine Lines, near Nirmala Niketan. Tel: 022 2203 5993.

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FOOD & DRINK
ONGOING
Chef’s Table Week
During this edition of Chef’s Table Week, the culinary event organised by Cellar Door Hospitality, chefs at eight fine-dining restaurants across the city will serve six-course surprise menus priced at Rs2,500 per person (excluding taxes). Participants in this edition are farm-to-table establishment Masque in Mahalaxmi; South-East Asian restaurant By The Mekong, European eatery Luna Gusta and rooftop lounge Asilo at the St. Regis Hotel in Lower Parel; pan-Asian restaurant India Jones at The Trident, Italian eatery Vetro and modern Indian spot Ziya at The Oberoi in Nariman Point; and Italian establishment Botticino at The Trident in Bandra-Kurla Complex. Make a reservation here.
When: Until Sunday, July 23.
Where: At select restaurants across the city.

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MUSIC
MONDAY, JULY 17
Lennart Altgenug and Lydia Hendrikje Hornung at Finch
The German jazz duo of pianist-composer Lennart Altgenug and vocalist Lydia Hendrikje Hornung, both of whom reside in Mumbai, will present a set. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Monday, July 17 at 8pm.
Where: Finch, near John Baker, Saki Vihar Road, opposite Huntsman International, Andheri (East). Tel: 022 2857 8300.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19
Jane Rutter at Finch
Australian French flute player Jane Rutter, whose music is a mix of Western classical, jazz and pop, will perform. Tickets priced at Rs750 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Wednesday, July 19 to Friday, July 21 at 8pm.
Where: Finch, near John Baker, Saki Vihar Road, opposite Huntsman International, Andheri (East). Tel: 022 2857 8300.

Mixtaped! featuring Mashter at The Den
Delhi-residing electronic music DJ Mashter aka Manish Mendiratta 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, July 19 at 9pm.
Where: The Den, Ground Floor, Prabhat Kunj, 24th Road, off Linking Road, Khar. Tel: 95945 42345.

Ladies First with Nush Lewis at AntiSocial
Mumbai-based singer-songwriter and harp player Anushka ‘Nush’ Lewis will play this month’s instalment of AntiSocial’s Ladies First series of gigs. The entry fee is Rs300 per person. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Wednesday, July 19 at 9.30pm.
Where: AntiSocial, Basement, Khar Social, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, near Ramee Guestline Hotel, off S. V. Road, Khar (West). Tel: 022 6522 6324.

THURSDAY, JULY 20
Manzil Mystics at Studio Tamaasha
Delhi folk-fusion ensemble Manzil Mystics will present a set. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Thursday, July 20 at 7.30pm.
Where: Studio Tamaasha, Bungalow No.76, Aram Nagar Part II, behind Physioflex Gym, off J. P. Road, Versova, Andheri (West).

Tajdar Junaid at AntiSocial
City-residing guitarist and composer Tajdar Junaid will perform. The entry fee is Rs400 per person. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Thursday, July 20 at 9.30pm.
Where: AntiSocial, Basement, Khar Social, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, near Ramee Guestline Hotel, off S. V. Road, Khar (West). Tel: 022 6522 6324.

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TALKS
TUESDAY, JULY 18
What Business History Tells Us About The Future of Globalistaion at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
British professor Geoffrey Jones, who teaches business history at Harvard Business School, will present this year’s annual Godrej Archives lecture. Jones will talk about “what research on the history of global business can teach us about the future path of globalisation”. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Tuesday, July 18 at 6pm.
Where: Auditorium, Visitors Centre, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 022 2284 4484.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19
Humans of Bombay Book Launch at Grandmama’s Cafe
Karishma Mehta, founder of Humans of Bombay, will talk about the popular Facebook page and read excerpts from the new book of the same name, at the second instalment of restaurant chain Grandmama’s Cafe’s series of talks Grandma’s Tales. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Wednesday, July 19 at 6.30pm.
Where: Grandmama’s Cafe, Gate No.4, Kamala Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel. Tel: 022 3228 2123.

THURSDAY, JULY 20
Sexism and Startups at Cafe Zoe
Writer Rashmi Bansal; Priyanka Agarwal, the CEO of crowd-funding platform Wishberry; and Ruchita Dar Shah, the founder of the First Moms Club will discuss sexism in Indian startups at a panel discussion moderated by author Meghna Pant and organised by the website Shethepeople. There is no entry fee; to attend, register here. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Thursday, July 20 at 6pm.
Where: Cafe Zoe, Mathuradas Mills Compound, N. M. Joshi Marg, Lower Parel. Tel: 022 2490 2065.

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THEATRE
THURSDAY, JULY 20
Hamlet the Clown Prince at Prithvi Theatre
Director Rajat Kapoor’s long-running play involves a bunch of clowns attempting to stage Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Tickets priced at Rs354 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Thursday, July 20 at 6pm.
Where: Prithvi Theatre, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Juhu. Tel: 022 2614 5917.

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ART
ONGOING
Mumbai Return: Journeys Beyond the City at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum
City-based urban researchers collective Urbz’s new exhibition about the journey of migrants between Mumbai, where they work, and their villages, features architectural drawings of vernacular homes, portraits of families and interactive digital installations and videos. 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 Monday, July 31. 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.

Notes on Labour by Praneet Soi at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum
Created in collaboration with artisans in Kolkata, Srinagar and Guangzhou in China, Amsterdam-based artist Praneet Soi’s exhibition Notes on Labour is a collection of prints and electronic collages that explores the idea of labour. 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.
When: Until Tuesday, July 25. 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.

Fading Environments, Fading Cultures at Nine Fish Art Gallery
A show of paintings by young artists Abhilasha Pandey, Krishnal Fulwala, Rashesh Chauhan and Srinivas Pulagam on “fading histories and cultures that they should have inherited, but are now aware that in this changing world they might not be able to do so”. For more information, see here.
When: Until Monday, July 31. 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.

Aapothkalin Trikalika/The Kali of Emergency by Ashish Avikunthak at Chatterjee and Lal
Ashish Avikunthak’s Bengali film Aapothkalin Trikalika/The Kali of Emergency (2016) will be screened with English subtitles. Hingeing on “the terrible and the majestic incarnations of Goddess Kali and her celestial avatars”, the film “is a metaphysical contemplation in times of perpetual emergencies”. Screenings at noon, 3pm and 5pm. For more information, see here.
When: Until Saturday, July 22. Open Tuesday to Saturday, from 11am to 7pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.
Where: Chatterjee & Lal, 01/18, First Floor, Kamal Mansion, same entrance as Hotel White Pearl, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba. Tel: 022 2202 3787.

Cut-Price Paradise by Sarnath Banerjee at Project 88
A set of six short animation films by Berlin-residing Indian artist Sarnath Banerjee will be screened. The films Hakim Tartoosi’s Potency Oil (2001), Bengali Tourist (2003), 1943 (2007), Sophistication is Fragile (2009), Bachelor of 21 Dreams (2011) and Paradise Locked (2011) “explore the idiosyncratic textures of urban life to broadly comment on human behaviour and identity”. They will be shown at noon, 3pm and 5pm. For more information, see here.
When: Until Saturday, July 29. 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.

History Zero by Stefanos Tsivopoulos at Mumbai Art Room
Greek artist Stefanos Tsivopoulos’s video installation that deals with “ideas of money, currency and the generation of value” is on display. For more information, see here.
When: Until Saturday, September 2. Open Tuesday to Saturday, from 11am to 7pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.
Where: Mumbai Art Room, Ground Floor, Pipewala Building, Fourth Pasta Lane (opposite Colaba market lane and Camy Wafers), Colaba. Tel: 98198 43334.

Lucid Dreams at Sakshi Gallery
This exhibition comprises recent paintings by four artists from Vadodara, Magesh R., Sanket Viramgami, Sreeju Radhakrishnan and Umesh P. K. For more information, see here.
When: Until Friday, August 4. Open Monday to Saturday, from 11am to 6pm; Sunday, closed.
Where: Sakshi Gallery, 6/19, Second Floor, Grants Building, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba. Tel: 022 6610 3424.

Mind-Worlds at Akara Art
A group show by contemporary Indian artists Anju Dodiya, Ashim Purkayastha, Atul Dodiya, Bharti Kher, Hema Upadhyaya, Jagannath Panda, Justin Ponmany, Jyothi Basu, Manish Nai, Manisha Parekh, Manjunath Kamath, Subodh Gupta, Suhasini Kejriwal and Thukral and Tagra. For more information, see here.
When: Until Friday, July 28. Open Tuesday to Saturday, from 11am to 6.30pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.
Where: Akara Art, 4/5, Churchill Chambers, 32 Mereweather Road, Colaba. Tel: 022 2202 5550.

Narcissism and Social Interaction at Clark House Initiative
This group show, curated by Mumbai-based film editor Parashar Naik, features the works of 24 artists that explore narcissism in art. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Until Saturday, August 5. 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.

Nature to Culture: Crafts of India at the Piramal Museum of Art
This exhibition explores seven Indian crafts native to places with various terrains: mountainous, riverine, coastal, desert and pastoral. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Until Sunday, August 27. Open Monday to Friday, from 11am to 8pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 10am to 10pm.
Where: Piramal Museum of Art, Piramal Tower, Peninsula Corporate Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel.

Remains of the Day by Shahid Datawala at Tarq
Mumbai-based photographer Shahid Datawala’s new exhibition Remains of the Day comprises two series of images ‘Half Naked Nude’ and ‘Unstill Life’, which have the common theme of “an exploration of the uncanny in everyday objects”. For more information, see here.
When: Until Saturday, August 5. 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.

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