Here's a roundup of all the events and activities happening around Mumbai that you can be a part of this week
Soak in sculptures
Check out paintings, sculptures and hand-carved woodblocks by artists from Vadodara. On display are works by eminent artists Jyoti Bhatt and Nagji Patel along with emerging names like Girjesh Kumar Singh, Prathap Modi and Soumen Das.
Time: 11 am to 7 pm (till August)
At: Rukhsaan Art, Dresswalla House, near Lion Gate, Fort.
Sip on mojitos
Banish your Monday blues at a Mojito festival that ends tonight. Indulge in variations like Black Pearl and Alma de Cuba that come infused with kafir lime, fresh fruits, green chillies and cherry tomatoes.
Time: 12 pm to 1 am
At: Glocal Junction outlets in Worli and Andheri West.
View rural landscapes
Check out works inspired by traditional Indian murals or offering a glimpse of rural life at a group show that brings together artists — Magesh R, Sanket Viramgami, Sreeju Radhakrishnan and Umesh P K — from Vadodara.
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
At: Sakshi Gallery, Colaba.
Revv up your wardrobe
Get up to 50 per cent discount on saris, kurtis, cocktail gowns, shoes, bags, quirky stationery, photo frames, wine holders and fashion accessories as part of an end of season sale.
Time 10.30 am to 7.30 pm
At: 2Divine — The Lifestyle Temple, Dongarsi Road, off Teen Batti, Walkeshwar.
Learn mean moves
Learn bachata and salsa dancing styles at a workshop-cum-dance social night conducted by Cornel Rodrigues and Rithika Poojary.
Time: 7.30 pm
At: Raasta Bombay, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, Khar West.
Cost: Rs 600 (for one class) and Rs 2,000 (for four classes) plus taxes
Try a bun dabeli
Seek comfort in Grandma's Home Style Tomato Soup, Throwback Fries laced with cheese and jalapeños and The Twisted Dabeli (in pic).
Time: 11 am to 12 am
At: Olive Bistro, Oberoi Mall, Goregaon East.
Trace biz history
Attend a lecture by Dr Geoffrey Jones to know what research on the history of global business can teach us about the future of globalisation.
Time: 6 pm
At: Visitors' Centre, CSMVS, Fort.
Break a leg
Dance to funk and soul music with Rohan Mazumdar and Princeton Ugoeze Aguocha on vocals, Funk Assassin aka Amul Lokanathan (in pic) on the decks, along with Pradeep Mathews and Nathan Thomas on guitars.
Time 9 pm
At: Bonobo, second floor, Kenilworth Mall, off Linking Road, Bandra West.
Tuck into tacos
Tuck into Ceviche, Peach Pork Belly Tacos, Freshly Smashed Avocados and Cheesy Quesadillas as part of a three-day Mexican pop-up curated by chef Vidyun Sahni.
Time: 8 pm onwards
At: Jeon Eatery, Sea Princess Hotel, Juhu Tara Road.
Cost: Rs 2,800
Get music happy
Learn how music helps as therapy at a lecture demo by sitar player Pandit Shashank Katti. Music therapy is found to be effective in controlling asthma and obesity.
Time: 6 pm
At: Dahanukar College, Vile Parle East.
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Brew some gags
Grab a cup of coffee and get your dose of laughs from well-known comedian Kunal Rao, who quit his job as a chartered accountant to get into the stand-up scene.
Time: 7 pm to 8pm
At: Starbucks, Mahavir Nagar, Kandivali West.
Paint a storm
Sweep the monsoon gloom under the carpet by painting the floral beauty of spring at a painting social organised by the Bombay Drawing Room. Its founder and artist Snehal Patil will offer a step-by-step guide as you pick up your paintbrush. No prior painting experience is necessary.
Time: 4 pm
At: Grandmama's Cafe, Juhu.
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Cost: Rs 1,650
Get a VFM high
Enjoy a boozy night out with alcohol at rates lesser than MRP. While a 30ml peg of rum starts from Rs 20, vodka and whisky are priced Rs 43 onwards.
Time: 12 pm to 1 am
At: Reunion Bar and Kitchen, near City Light cinema, Shivaji Park.
Slip back in time
Watch Michelangelo — Love And Death, a 90-minute film that spans his 89 years. It explores the master's tempestuous life from the print and drawing rooms of Europe through the great chapels and museums of Italy with an aim to understand the charismatic figure, his relationship with his contemporaries and his valuable artistic legacy.
Time: 6.30 pm
At: Godrej Dance Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
Entry: Rs 500
A train en route Udupi by Ishan Tankha. Pic courtesy/Circulatory Lives Project, Mumbai Return
Find the connect
Attend a walk-through of Mumbai Return: Journeys Beyond The City, an ongoing exhibition that explores rural-urban connections. The evening will end in a talk with professor Yehuda Safran, art critic Abhay Sardesai and Rahul Srivastava and Matias Echanove from Urbz.
Time: 6.30 pm
At: Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Byculla East.
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