Things To Do This Weekend In Mumbai: Friday, October 28 to Sunday, October 30

Bhagyashree Suthar

Untitled by Bhagyashree Suthar. The artist’s works are on display at Akara Art.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28
ART Bhagyashree Suthar at Akara Art
Baroda-based artist Bhagyashree Suthar’s new solo show Fractal Future is a set of geometric paintings and sculptures made of beeswax. For more information, see the gallery Facebook page.
When: Until Wednesday, November 30. 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.

FOOD & DRINK  WWH Tribal Lunch in Aarey Milk Colony
We Will Help (WWH) Charitable Foundation, an NGO that works with the underprivileged, will organise a lunch cooked by tribal women residing in Aarey Milk Colony. Guests can watch them prepare the meal and then partake in a buffet, which will feature staples such as bhakri, dal, chicken curry, a dry vegetable and rice kheer. In addition to having lunch, attendees can shop for fruits, veggies and handicrafts at a mini flea market, take a guided tour of the farms and participate in a Warli painting workshop. Tickets priced at Rs325 per person (Rs275 for children below the age of 12) for the lunch are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Friday, October 28 at noon.
Where: Aarey Milk Colony, Khambacha Pada, Unit 25, behind Aarey picnic spot, near Laxmi Studio, Shivaji Nagar, Goregaon (East). Tel: 98202 24450.

ART Raja Ravi Varma: Artist of His Time + The Biography of a Painting: Abdul Aziz Raiba at Clark House Initiative
Colaba’s Clark House Initiative is holding two exhibitions and sales. Raja Ravi Varma: Artist of His Time comprises an edition of oleographs by the nineteenth-century painter. The Biography of a Painting: Abdul Aziz Raiba is a retrospective of the paintings of modern artist Abdul Aziz Raiba, who died this year. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Opens on Friday, October 28, from 5.30pm to 9pm. Until Sunday, November 27. 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.

DANCE The Bright Stream at NCPA Godrej Dance Theatre
The National Centre for the Performing Arts and Pathe Live will screen the Bolshoi ballet’s once controversial dance The Bright Stream in which a ballerina and her friend Zina try to punish the latter’s unfaithful husband. Tickets priced at Rs750 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Friday, October 28 at 6.30pm.
Where: Godrej Dance Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point. Tel: 022 2282 4567.

FILM I’m Not There at Matterden at Deepak Cinema
To mark singer-songwriter Bob Dylan winning the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature, the cinema is screening Todd Haynes’s film I’m Not Here (2007) in which six actors essay the role of the musician. Tickets priced at Rs250 and Rs350 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Friday, October 28 to Thursday, November 3 at 6.45pm.
Where: Matterden, Deepak Cinema, 38 N. M. Joshi Marg, Lower Parel. Tel: 022 2492 3396.

MUSIC Awestrung with Euphoria + The Yellow Diary at High Street Phoenix
Long-running Hindi rock band Euphoria from Delhi and their younger counterpart The Yellow Diary from Mumbai will perform their greatest hits at this month’s instalment of Awestrung, the gig series held at the courtyard of the High Street Phoenix mall complex between September and May. Entry is free via an RSVP on Insider.in. See the Facebook event page for more information.
When: Friday, October 28 at 7pm.
Where: Courtyard, High Street Phoenix, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel.

THEATRE Loretta at St. Andrew’s Auditorium
In director Sunil Shanbag’s English tiatr-inspired drama set in the 1970s, Rafael, a Goan based in Mumbai, visits his father Antonio, who lives in a river island Goa. Rafael’s Anglo-Indian girlfriend Loretta wishes to stay on the island Antonio will only allow her to do so if she learns Konkani. Read our review here. Tickets priced at Rs500, Rs750 and Rs1,000 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Friday, October 28 at 7.30pm.
Where: St. Andrew’s Auditorium, St. Andrew’s College, St. Dominic Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 022 2640 1657.

THEATRE Mughal-e-Azam at the NCPA Jamshed Bhabha Theatre
Directed by Feroz Abbas Khan and produced by the National Centre for the Performing Arts, this Hindustani musical play is based on K. Asif’s 1960 Hindi film about the love story of prince Salim and the courtesan Anarkali. Tickets priced at Rs500, Rs1,000, Rs2,000, Rs3,000, Rs4,000, Rs5,000 and Rs7,500 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Friday October 28 at 7.30pm and Saturday, October 29 at 4pm and 7.30pm.
Where: Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point. Tel: 022 2282 4567.

FILM Short Films Night at The Pantry
Three short movies will be screened: American filmmaker Keith Rivers’s Thirst (2010), in which a man looks for water in a desert; Parigot (2010), a French animation by Mehdi Alavi, Loic Bramoulle, Axel Digoix, Geoffrey Leruse and Alexander Wolfromm, in which a food delivery man on his rounds is chased by a hungry beggar and some pigeons; and American director Jordan Liebowitz’s Hit and Run (2016) about two drug dealers who must contend with the dangerous victim of a car accident in which they were involved. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Friday, October 28 at 8pm.
Where: The Pantry, Ground Floor, Yashwanth Chambers, Military Square Lane, Burjorji Bharucha Road, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 022 2267 8901.

COMEDY Best in Stand-Up with Kunal Kamra + Amogh Ranadive + Vasu Primlani at Canvas Laugh Club
Stand-up comedians Kunal Kamra and Amogh Ranadive from Mumbai and Vasu Primlani from Delhi will each perform sets. Tickets priced at Rs750 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Friday, October 28, Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30 at 8.30pm.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Third Floor, Palladium, High Street Phoenix, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel. Tel: 90046 03115.

COMEDY Trying Stuff Out with Karunesh Talwar at The Hive
Mumbai-residing comedian Karunesh Talwar will present a set of new material. Tickets priced at Rs250 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Friday, October 28 at 9pm.
Where: The Hive, 50 A, Huma Mansion, near Ahmed Bakery, Chuim Village, off Union Park, Khar. Tel: 96199 62969.

MUSIC Enkore and the Dream Team at Tuning Fork
City-based rapper Enkore aka Ankur Johar and the collective of rappers and producers known as the Dream Team will perform. The cover charge is Rs500 per person. See the Facebook event page for more information.
When: Friday, October 28 at 9pm.
Where: Tuning Fork, First Floor, Hotel Unicontinental, Third Road, near Khar Railway Station, Khar. Tel: 98333 58492.

MUSIC The Techno Stew with Chhabb + Tasnneem at Bonobo
This instalment of Bandra bar Bonobo’s techno gig series The Techno Stew will feature sets by Mumbai DJs Chhabb aka Rahul Chhabria and Tasnneem Docttoar. The entry fee is Rs300 per person. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Friday, October 28 at 9pm.
Where: Bonobo, Second Floor, Kenilworth Mall, near KFC, off Linking Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 022 2605 5050.

MUSIC What’s Brewing with DJ Sa vs Sound Avtar at Raasta Bombay
Hip-hop DJ Sa aka Sanket Arjunwade and bass music producer Sound Avtar aka Piyush Bhatnagar, both of whom are from Mumbai and have started performing gigs together, will play a show that’s part of Budweiser’s What’s Brewing series of events. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Friday, October 28 at 9.30pm.
Where: Raasta Bombay, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, near Ramee Guest Line Hotel, S. V. Road, Khar. Tel: 86550 00811.

MUSIC Jitter + Praveen Achary at AntiSocial
Electronic music DJ-producers Jitter aka Jayant Luthra from Delhi and DJ Praveen Achary from Bangalore will each play sets at this Halloween-themed gig programmed by artist and event management company Ankytrixx and Friends Entertainment. The entry fee is Rs300 per person until 11pm and Rs500 per person afterwards. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Friday, October 28 at 10pm.
Where: AntiSocial, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, S. V. Road, near Ramee Guestline Hotel, Khar West. Tel: 022 6522 6324.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29
CULTURE Ballard Estate Festival
The second season of the cultural festival organised by the Mumbai Port Trust in the south Mumbai business district of Ballard Estate will take place over eight weekends between October and May starting this Saturday. In addition to food stalls and a flea market, there will be performances by Indian pop singers Arjun Kanungo and Shibani Kashyap and Hindi film playback vocalist Anmoll Mallik in the evening; ‘silent’ cinema screenings, for which audience members will be given headphones (at 4pm and 7pm); heritage walks; a children’s zone with games and workshops for kids (from 10am to 10pm) and a pet fair offering grooming sessions and a cafe for canines (from 11am to 5pm). There is no entry fee. See the Facebook event page for more information.
When: Saturday, October 29, from 9.30am to 10pm.
Where: N. Morarji Road, Ballard Estate, Fort.

FOOD & DRINK New York Style Pizza Making Class at 1Tablespoon
Quick service restaurant 1Tablespoon, which specialises in New York-style pies, will conduct a cooking workshop during which participants can learn how to prepare pizza from scratch. The class will cover the preparation, stretching and baking of pizza dough, various types of crusts and making a basic salad. Tickets priced at Rs1,500 per person, which covers the cost of the ingredients for the 11 inch pizza and the salad you make (which you can eat or carry home), are being sold on Insider.in.
When: Saturday, October 29 at noon.
Where: 1Tablespoon Pizza Kitchen, near Cafe Zoe, Mathuradas Mills Compound, Lower Parel. Tel: 75064 33908.

MUSIC OUTDOORS Music Under The Stars at BandCamp
Mumbai singer-songwriters Abeineth aka Abhineet Chandra and Ramya Pothuri will perform at an overnight camping trip organised by tour company White Collar Hippie. Tickets priced at Rs3,000 per person are being sold on Insider.in. The tab includes a tent for two, a foam mattress, one sleeping bag per person, food and hot beverages. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Saturday, October 29, from 4pm to Saturday, October 30 at noon.
Where: BandCamp, U-Tan Sea Resort, Chowk Dongri via Uttan, near Pali Beach Resort, Bhayander (West). Tel: 98215 98822.

COMEDY Diwali Stand-up Special at The Cuckoo Club by The Hive
Comedians Bhavesh Ailani, Siddharth Dudeja and Karunesh Talwar from Mumbai and Abhishek Upmanyu and Rohan Desai from Delhi will perform. Tickets priced at Rs399 per person and Rs499 for two people are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Saturday, October 29 at 9pm.
Where: The Cuckoo Club by The Hive, 5AA Pali Hill Road, next to Candies, near Learners Academy, Bandra (West). Tel: 96199 62969.

MUSIC Get Fizzical with Madboy + Midland Sparks + Saral at AntiSocial
Programmed by electronic music-focused event company sLick and bankrolled by beverage brand Appy Fizz, this gig will feature sets by producer-DJs Madboy aka Imaad Shah and Saral Saraf from Mumbai and Midland Sparks aka Maitreya Rajurkar from Pune. Entry is free via a guest list, maintained on Clubbers.co.in, until 10pm, after which the entry fee is Rs500 per person. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Saturday, October 29 at 9pm.
Where: AntiSocial, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, S. V. Road, near Ramee Guestline Hotel, Khar West. Tel: 022 6522 6324.

MUSIC Hip Hop Showdown with DJ Uri + DJ KD + The Spindoctor + Jarryd at Kitty Su
Mumbai-based DJs Uri Solanki, KD aka Kedar Sakharkar, The Spindoctor aka Sanjay Meriya and Jarryd Nunes will play hip hop sets at the Andheri nightclub.Tickets priced at Rs1,500 per person for single men and per couple (of any gender) are being sold on Kittysu.com.  For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Saturday, October 29 at 10pm.
Where: Kitty Su, The Lalit Hotel, Sahar Airport Road, Andheri (East). Tel: 022 6104 3355.

COMEDY Older. Angrier. Hairier. by Radhika Vaz at Canvas Laugh Club
New York-based stand-up comedian Radhika Vaz’s new show covers topics ranging from children to politics. Tickets priced at Rs 600 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Saturday October 29 at 10.30pm.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Third Floor, Palladium, High Street Phoenix, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel. Tel: 90046 03115.

FITNESS Midnight Cycling with Mumbai Travellers
Mumbai Travellers will conduct a cycling trip from Colaba Causeway to Bandra Banstand. Tickets priced at Rs999 per person, which cover the cost of a rented cycle, transfer of the cycle back to Colaba from Bandra, refreshments and a helmet, are being sold on Insider.in.
When: Saturday, October 29 at 11.30pm.
Where: The trip will begin outside Mad Over Donuts, Cusrow Baug, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road (causeway), Colaba.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30
TALKS Chai and Why? The Science of Fireworks at St. Xavier’s College
At this instalment of the series of talks held by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, the science behind fireworks will be explained. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Sunday, October 30 at 11am.
Where: Room 1, St. Xavier’s College, 5 Mahapalika Marg, Fort. Tel: 022 2262 0661.

FILM OUTDOORS Movie Under The Stars at BandCamp
Scott Derrickson’s 2012 horror movie Sinister, in which a crime fiction writer discovers a box of home videos that could cause his family harm, will be screened during an overnight camping trip organised by tour company White Collar Hippie. Tickets priced at Rs2,200 per person are being sold on Insider.in. The tab includes a tent for two, a foam mattress, one sleeping bag per person, food and hot beverages. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Sunday, October 30, from 4pm to Monday, October 31 at 12.30pm.
Where: BandCamp, U-Tan Sea Resort, Chowk Dongri via Uttan, near Pali Beach Resort, Bhayander (West). Tel: 98215 98822.

MUSIC Metal Mania with Antakrit + High Frequency + Solar Deity + Trinergic at Hard Rock Cafe Worli
This month’s instalment of the metal gig series will feature sets by Antakrit from Bangalore, High Frequency from Delhi and Solar Deity and Trinergic from Mumbai. The cover charge is Rs500 per head. See the Facebook event page for more information.
When: Sunday, October 30 at 8.30pm.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe, Bombay Dyeing Mills Compound, Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Worli. Tel: 022 2438 2888.

ONGOING
MUSEUM EXHIBITION Conserving the Collection at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
An exhibition of 50 art works spanning 5,000 years that have been restored by the museum’s Art Conservation Centre. For more details, see here. Tickets are priced at Rs70 per person for Indian visitors above the age of 12, Rs500 per person for foreign visitors above the age of 12; and Rs20 per person for children of all nationalities between the ages of five and 12; free entry for children below the age of five.
When: Until Tuesday, November 1. Open daily, from 10.15am to 5pm.
Where: Premchand Roychand Gallery, First Floor, East Wing, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, M. G. Road, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 022 2284 4484.

ART we are all islands at Nine Fish Art Gallery
A solo show by city-based artist Sharmistha Ray of multimedia works and sculptures showing imaginary landscapes that reflect on the artist’s life. For more information, see here.
When: Until Sunday, November 6. 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.

ART Boshudhara Mukherjee at Tarq
Artist Boshudhara Mukherjee is showing Canticle, an exhibition of woven paintings, which are made by first painting the canvases with acrylic and then weaving them. For more information, see here.
When: Until Saturday, November 26. Open Monday to Saturday, from 11am to 6pm; Sunday, closed.
Where: Tarq, F35/36, Dhanraj Mahal, Apollo Bunder, Colaba. Tel: 022 6615 0424.

ART Life in the Deep at Jhaveri Contemporary
An exhibition of works by two painters who died young: Kaushik Chakravartty from Kolkata and K. Ramanujam from Chennai.
When: Until Saturday, November 5. Open Tuesday to Saturday, from 11am to 6pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.
Where: Jhaveri Contemporary, 2, Krishna Niwas, 58A Walkeshwar Road. Tel: 022 2369 3639.

ART The Naked and the Nude at DAG Modern
This exhibition features nearly 90 works that explore the human body by 50 modern Indian artists such as F. N. Souza, Laxma Goud, M. F. Husain, K. H. Ara, Jogen Chowdhury and Rabin Mondal. For more information, see here.
When: Until Saturday, December 10. Open Monday to Saturday, 11am to 7pm; Sunday, closed.
Where: DAG Modern, 58 V. B. Gandhi Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort. Tel: 022 4922 2700.

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