No plans on heading out of town for a vacation this weekend? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. From concerts to art workshops, this weekend is buzzing with activities in Mumbai. We’ve put together this list curated by the good folks at The City Story to help you make the best of your weekend, so be sure to mark your calendar with the most exciting events.
1. Karsh Kale Soundsystem featuring Warren Mendosa and Ajay Prasanna
Sign up for a night of experimental music with composer and producer Karsh Kale. As the DJ set keeps evolving, lose yourself in the collaborative renditions of Kale, guitarist Warren Mendoza, and flute maestro Ajay Prasanna.
Why? Karsh Kale symbolises global fusion. Over the years, he has worked as a table player, DJ, vocalist, multi instrumentalist, composer, and more.
At: Todi Mill Social, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Lower Parel
2. Tequila and Meszcal Deconstructed
Spend the evening with The Vault’s Keshav Prakash as he helps deconstruct Mexico’s prized spirits. From artisan tequilas, handcrafted with blue agave, and single village Mezcal, distilled drop by drop, raise your glass to this Latin American country.
Why? There’s a lot of history, stories, and and nuances to the Tequila and Mezcal.
At: The Table, Kalapesi Trust Building, Opposite Dhanraj Mahal, Apollo Bunder Marg, Colaba
3. Street Photography Workshop – Kumbharwada
It might be Asia’s largest slum area, but Dharavi houses plenty of industries within its fold. Visit the potter colony, specifically the kilns where earthenware is made, burnt, baked, and dried to capture some stunning shots.
Why? As a guided photography tour, you get to perfect your camera and composition basics.
At: Sai Hospital, 90 Feet Road, Near Dharavi Police Station
4. Bicycle Thieves
Widely regarded as a masterpiece of Italian neorealism, catch this post-war film by Vittorio De Sica in the Best of Matterden series. See what transpires when a working class man’s bicycle gets stolen and why it deserves a space on the classics shelf.
Why? The movie had influenced many directors including Satyajit Ray and Anurag Kashyap.
At: Matterdan CFC, 38 N. M. Joshi Marg, BDD Chawl, Lower Parel
5. Independence Day Celebrations at Inorbit Mall
Spend time shopping with your family this weekend at Inorbit Mall and enjoy the Independence Day celebrations and events at the mall.
Why? Because some shopping and fun never hurt any body!
At: Inorbit Mall, Vashi