The weekend is back and we’ve teamed up with The City Story to curate a special list of activities and things to in the city. From food illustrations, story-telling, film making workshops to learning how to play the djembe; this guide has it all for art and music lovers.
FRIDAY – 30 June
Go back to the land of fables with this Motley production. Listen to poems and stories by Vikram Seth and James Thurber in the voices of Naseeruddin Shah, Ratna Pathak Shah, Heeba Shah and Kenny Desai.
SATURDAY – 1 JULY
Mumbai Local: Making Films, Making Choices
Enjoy an evening with two talented artists as they throw open a world of perspectives that are seldom acknowledged. Watch the mother-daughter duo Aparna Sen and Konkona Sen Sharma share their stories, their work and their reasons.
Learn to effortlessly paint what you eat. What's better? Includes all art materials and a pint of beer or house fries and a mocktail or pancakes with tea or coffee.
SUNDAY – 2 JULY
Ek Shaam Amrita ke Naam
Watch four of Amrita Pritam's brilliant short stories interspersed with her poems, some of which once lingered on the lips of Gulzar and the Wadaali Brothers. Get transported to a different place with the narration, storytelling and music.
West African Djembe Workshop
Ready to learn a new music instrument? Enter the rhythmic world of West-African percussion in this workshop where you learn to play the djembe. As the Malinké people say, see if you can make the djembe talk.