Here's a roundup of all the events and activities happening around Mumbai that you can be a part of this week
Tune into alt beats
Listen to Jaagar, an Alternative/Folk Rock band from Pune whose influences range from Hard Rock and Progressive Rock to Metal and Indian Classical. They will be supported by Aankh Micholi (in pic), a five-piece Folk/Fusion band known for powerful lyrics and soulful music.
Time: 10 pm onwards
At: antiSOCIAL, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, Khar (W).
Entry: Rs 300
View rural landscapes
Check out Shades of India, a group show by artists Ramesh Ashruba Nannware and Shraddha Pradeep More. The paintings highlight the diversity of places and costumes in India.
Till: July 4 time 11 am to 7 pm
At Jehangir Art Gallery, Kala Ghoda.
Dive into this offer
If you work in a corporate hub in BKC, flash your ID card and earn your first Beer Tower (two litres) free. Pair it with Khichdi, Corn Cigar Rolls and Kerala Fish Curry and Rice (in pic).
Time: 8 am to 1 am
At: BKC Dive, Pinnacle Corporate Park, BKC.
Share a verse
If the gloomy weather is bringing you down, head to an open mic, presented by The Midnight Fill, to hear budding poets share feel-good verses. Registrations are open if you want to share your poem too. The host for the evening is performer Sakina Bootwala.
Time: 9 pm
At: Filli Cafe, Veera Desai Road, Andheri (W).
Entry: Rs 300
Sign up for a month-long course in Acroyoga, which blends yoga with acrobatics. The sessions, held every Tuesday and Thursday, are conducted by yoga trainer Pradeep Mehta.
Time: 11.30 am to 1.30 pm
At: Synergy Fitness, Parmeshwari Plaza, Mulund (W).
Cost: Rs 4,000
Hop on a train
Watch Udaipur Ki Train, a comedy play that offers a peep into a railway enquiry clerk's first day at work, also his last.
Time 8 pm to 9 pm
At: CLAP, New Link Road, Malad (W).
Witness a battle
Watch the winners of the previous COME comedy shows battle it out for the grand slam title, presented by Ratatouille. The line-up includes Supriya Joshi (in pic) and Unnati Marfatia.
Time: 8 pm
At: Kaboom, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel.
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Cost: Rs 250
Dig into a special monsoon menu with appetisers and cocktails, including Confit Potatoes, Corn Fried OMG Mushrooms, Amritsari Fish 'n' Chips, Skewered Charmoule Prawns with Aioli, Shish Touk, Scallion Chicken Su Mai, paired with Mulled Wine, Kashmiri Toddy Cocktail, and a Rainy Day Old Fashioned.
Time: 12 noon to 1.30 am
At: Razzberry Rhinoceros, Juhu Tara Road.
Find art at a click
Enter a virtual world of colour and artworks with the online art exhibition, Smile with ArtSpread. It will feature 50 artworks in various media, styles and formats including landscapes, portraits, abstract, sculptures and photography.
Till: July 10
Log on to: artspread.com
Watch a classic
Catch a screening of Neem Annapurna, a 1979 Bengali classic directed by Buddhadev Dasgupta. It follows the journey of a married man, who loses his job in a small town, and migrates to a city.
Time: 6.30 pm
At: Little Theatre, NCPA.
Learn to dye
Attend a two-day workshop, conducted by Iteeha, to get hands-on training on the basics of natural dyes using plants, fruits and seeds.
Age Group: Above 12 years
Time; 11 am to 4 pm
At: Artisans', Kala Ghoda.
Cost: Rs 3,300 (includes material)
Sip low-cal drinks
On a calorie count but still keen to enjoy a night out? Try a new Skinny Cocktail menu that offers low-cal Mojito, Margarita and Electric Lemonade. They come infused with an in-house agave sour mix and diet colas. Pair them with Salmon With Cucumber Yogurt Sauce.
Till: July 31
Time: 12 pm to 12 am
At: TGI Fridays outlets in Lower Parel and Ghatkopar.
Head to Red Polka's fashion pop-up featuring designers from Nashik, Jodhpur, Pondicherry, Bengaluru and Kolkata, who will showcase embroidered accessories, functional footwear, jewellery and contemporary clothes.
Time: 11 am to 7.30 pm
At: Bungalow 9, St John Baptist Road, Bandra (W).
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