ARCHITECTURE
FRIDAY, JULY 7
‘Dialoguing Urban: Shanghai and Mumbai’ by Min Tang at School of Environment and Architecture

France-based Chinese urban researcher Min Tang will present a talk about how urban transformations in Shanghai and Mumbai “can be more inclusive so as to preserve the specificities of these cities as they adapt to the future”. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Friday, July 7 at 6.30 pm.

Where: School of Environment and Architecture, Eksar Road, Borivali (West). Tel: 022 6500 2156.

ART
FRIDAY, JULY 7
Lucid Dreams at Sakshi Gallery
This exhibition comprises recent paintings by four artists from Vadodara, Magesh R., Sanket Viramgami, Sreeju Radhakrishnan and Umesh P. K. For more information, see here.

When: Until Friday, August 4. Open Monday to Saturday, from 11 am to 6 pm; Sunday, closed.

Where: Sakshi Gallery, 6/19, Second Floor, Grants Building, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba. Tel: 022 6610 3424.

Narcissism and Social Interaction at Clark House Initiative
This group show, curated by Mumbai-based film editor Parashar Naik, features the works of 24 artists that explore narcissism in art. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Until Saturday, August 5. Open Tuesday to Sunday, from 11 am to 7 pm; 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.

Wooden Horse in Boggy Land: Four Propositions About Landscape at Project 88
This show comprises paintings and photographs by Calcutta Group artist Gobardhan Ash and city-residing artists Gieve Patel, Prajakta Potnis and Tejal Shah. For more information, see here.

When: Until Saturday, July 8. Open Tuesday to Saturday, from 11 am to 7 pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.

Where: Project 88, BMP Building, Narayan A. Sawant Marg, near Colaba Fire Station, Colaba. Tel: 022 2281 0066.

ONGOING
Mumbai Return: Journeys Beyond the City at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum

City-based urban researchers collective Urbz’s new exhibition about the journey of migrants between Mumbai, where they work, and their villages, features architectural drawings of vernacular homes, portraits of families and interactive digital installations and videos. Tickets for Indians are priced at Rs 10 per person for adults and children above the age of 13 and at Rs 5 per person for children below the age of 13, and tickets for foreigners are priced at Rs 100 per person for adults and children above the age of 13 and at Rs 50 per person for children below the age of 13.
When: Until Monday, July 31. Open Thursday to Tuesday, from 10 am to 6 pm; Wednesday, closed.

Where: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Rani Baug, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Road, Byculla. Tel: 022 2373 1234.

Notes on Labour by Praneet Soi at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum
Created in collaboration with artisans in Kolkata, Srinagar and Guangzhou in China, Amsterdam-based artist Praneet Soi’s exhibition Notes on Labour is a collection of prints and electronic collages that explores the idea of labour. Tickets for Indians are priced at Rs 10 per person for adults and children above the age of 13 and at Rs 5 per person for children below the age of 13, and tickets for foreigners are priced at Rs 100 per person for adults and children above the age of 13 and at Rs 50 per person for children below the age of 13. For more information, see here.
When: Until Tuesday, July 25. Open Thursday to Tuesday, from 10 am to 6 pm; Wednesday, closed.

Where: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Rani Baug, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Road, Byculla. Tel: 022 2373 1234.

Fading Environments, Fading Cultures at Nine Fish Art Gallery
A show of paintings by young artists Abhilasha Pandey, Krishnal Fulwala, Rashesh Chauhan and Srinivas Pulagam on “fading histories and cultures that they should have inherited, but are now aware that in this changing world they might not be able to do so”. For more information, see here.

When: Until Monday, July 31. Open daily, from 10.30 am to 7.30 pm.

Where: Nine Fish Art Gallery, The New Great Eastern Mills, 25-29 Ambedkar Road, near Rani Baug, Byculla. Tel: 022 6554 2300.

Aapothkalin Trikalika/The Kali of Emergency by Ashish Avikunthak at Chatterjee and Lal

Ashish Avikunthak’s Bengali film Aapothkalin Trikalika/The Kali of Emergency (2016) will be screened with English subtitles. Hingeing on “the terrible and the majestic incarnations of Goddess Kali and her celestial avatars” the film “is a metaphysical contemplation in times of perpetual emergencies.” Screenings at noon, 3 pm and 5 pm. For more information, see here.

When: Until Saturday, July 22. Open Tuesday to Saturday, from 11 am to 7 pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.
Where: Chatterjee & Lal, 01/18, First Floor, Kamal Mansion, same entrance as Hotel White Pearl, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba. Tel: 022 2202 3787.

History Zero by Stefanos Tsivopoulos at Mumbai Art Room

Greek artist Stefanos Tsivopoulos’s video installation that deals with “ideas of money, currency and the generation of value” is on display. For more information, see here.
When: Until Saturday, September 2. Open Tuesday to Saturday, from 11 am to 7 pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.

Where: Mumbai Art Room, Ground Floor, Pipewala Building, Fourth Pasta Lane (opposite Colaba market lane and Camy Wafers), Colaba. Tel: 98198 43334.

Mind-Worlds at Akara Art
A group show by contemporary Indian artists Anju Dodiya, Ashim Purkayastha, Atul Dodiya, Bharti Kher, Hema Upadhyaya, Jagannath Panda, Justin Ponmany, Jyothi Basu, Manish Nai, Manisha Parekh, Manjunath Kamath, Subodh Gupta, Suhasini Kejriwal and Thukral and Tagra. For more information, see here.

When: Until Friday, July 28. Open Tuesday to Saturday, from 11 am to 6.30 pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.
Where: Akara Art, 4/5, Churchill Chambers, 32 Mereweather Road, Colaba. Tel: 022 2202 5550.

Nature to Culture: Crafts of India at the Piramal Museum of Art
This exhibition explores seven Indian crafts native to places with various terrains: mountainous, riverine, coastal, desert and pastoral. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Until Sunday, August 27. Open Monday to Friday, from 11 am to 8 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 10 pm.

Where: Piramal Museum of Art, Piramal Tower, Peninsula Corporate Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel.

COMEDY
FRIDAY, JULY 7
#62 Come with Gaurav Kapoor + Jeeya Sethi + Kamal Trilok Singh at Studio Mojo
Mumbai-based comedians Gaurav Kapoor, Jeeya Sethi and Kamal Trilok Singh are the professionals who will perform at the sixty-second instalment of this open mic stand-up gig series organised by comedy events company Ratatouille. Tickets priced at Rs 200 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Friday, July 7 at 8 pm.

Where: Studio Mojo, 102, Kane Plaza, above IndusInd Bank, Chincholi Bunder Road, near Evershine Mall, off Link Road, Malad (West). Tel: 96199 64635.

Anirban Dasgupta + Shlok Siddhant + Vaibhav Sethia at Courtyard by Marriott
Mumbai comics Anirban Dasgupta and Vaibhav Sethia will each present a set at this stand-up gig hosted by city-based comedian Shlok Siddhant. Tickets priced at Rs 500 per person are being sold on Insider.in.

When: Friday, July 7 at 8 pm.

Where: Courtyard by Marriott, CTS 215, opposite Sangam BIG Cinemas, Andheri-Kurla Road, Andheri (East). Tel: 022 6136 9999.

Mixed Bag Fridays with Bhavish Ailani + Punit Pania + Raunaq Rajani at Dancamaze
City-residing comic Punit Pania will host this instalment of Mixed Bag Fridays, the stand-up gig series organised by events company The Brown Bread Collective. The show will feature sets by Mumbai’s Bhavish Ailani and Raunaq Rajani as well as ten amateur comedians. Tickets priced at Rs 200 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Friday, July 7 at 8 pm.

Where: Dancamaze, Samartha Aishwarya, A Wing, Lokhandwala Road, opposite Highland Park, above Nature’s Basket, Andheri (West). Tel: 99673 20468.

Best in Stand-up Comedy with Nishant Suri + Vikram Poddar + Vipul Goyal at Canvas Laugh Club

Delhi’s Nishant Suri and Mumbai’s Vikram Poddar and Vipul Goyal will each perform sets through the weekend. Tickets priced at Rs 800 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Friday, July 7 to Sunday, July 9 at 8.30 pm.

Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Third Floor, Palladium Mall, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel. Tel: 90046 03115.

SATURDAY, JULY 8
The Legend of Ram by Rajasekhar Mamidanna at The Square + Cat Cafe Studio
Hyderabad-based comedian Rajasekhar Mamidanna will present his retelling of the Ramayana at two venues this weekend. Tickets for the show at The Square on Saturday priced at Rs 300 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com; tickets for the show at Cat Cafe Studio on Sunday priced at Rs 300 per person (excluding taxes and convenience fees) are being sold on Insider.in.

When: Saturday, July 8 at 6 pm at The Square and Sunday, July 9 at 8.30 pm at Cat Cafe Studio.

Where: The Square, Heera Panna Shopping Mall, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai. Tel: 98204 46286. Cat Cafe Studio, 63 Harminder Singh Road, Aram Nagar Part I, Versova, Andheri (West). Tel: 022 6518 8883.

Beatmap House Party #12 with Kautuk Srivastava in Worli

Comic Kautuk Srivastava, who lives in Mumbai, will present his stand-up special The Anatomy of Awkward at a ‘house party’ organised by city-headquartered artist and venue aggregating platform Beatmap. The entry fee is Rs 500 per person; register here for a chance to attend. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Saturday, July 8 at 7 pm.

Where: Worli; the complete address will be provided to those who register.

Jokes Under Trial by Anirban Dasgupta at Tuning Fork

In this solo show, Mumbai-residing stand-up comic Anirban Dasgupta will talk about, among other things, “the state of his life and love at 29”. Tickets priced at Rs 440 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9 at 8.30 pm.

Where: Tuning Fork, First Floor, Hotel Unicontinental, Third Road, near Khar Railway Station, Khar. Tel: 98333 58492.

Improv Comedy Mumbai at The Cuckoo Club

City-based improv comedy group Improv Comedy Mumbai will perform. Tickets priced at Rs 350 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.
When: Saturday, July 8 at 9 pm.

Where: The Cuckoo Club, 5AA Pali Hill Road, next to Candies, near Learners Academy, Bandra (West). Tel: 96199 62969.

Talk To Me by Daniel Fernandes at Canvas Laugh Club

Mumbai comedian Daniel Fernandes will present a solo show in which he will improvise based on his conversations with the audience. Tickets priced at Rs 700 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Saturday, July 8 at 10.30 pm.

Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Third Floor, Palladium, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel. Tel: 90046 03115.

SUNDAY, JULY 9

The Ankit and Avinash Show at Brewbot
In this improv comedy show, Ankit Challa and Avinash Verma, both of whom are from Mumbai, will perform routines based on suggestions from the audience. Tickets priced at Rs 350 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Sunday, July 9 at 6 pm.

Where: Brewbot, Morya Landmark 1, off New Link Road, opposite Infiniti Mall, Andheri (West). Tel: 022 4003 4448.

Nishant Tanwar at Tap Andheri
Stand-up comic Nishant Tanwar, who lives in Mumbai, will perform a solo show organised by the Indian Comedy Club. The cover charge of Rs 499 per person can be paid in advance on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Sunday, July 9 at 7.30 pm.

Where: Tap, Royal Plaza, New Link Road, next to Citi Mall, Andheri (West). Tel: 91676 66747.

Gaurav Kapoor + Neville Shah at Fun Republic Social
This stand-up show put together by the Indian Comedy Club will feature sets by Mumbai comics Gaurav Kapoor and Neville Shah. Tickets priced at Rs 400 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Sunday, July 9 at 8.30 pm.

Where: Fun Republic Social, Level 3, Fun Republic Cinemas building, Shah Industrial Estate, off New Link Road, Andheri (West). Tel: 022 6022 6044.

CRAFT
FRIDAY, JULY 7
Shibori on Canvas Bags Workshop at Artisans’
City-based textile design firm Iteeha will conduct a workshop on how to apply the Japanese tie and dye technique of shibori on canvas bags. For ages 14 and above. The registration fee, which includes the cost of materials, is Rs 1,800 per person. To register, call 98201 45397 or email [email protected]. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Friday, July 7, from 11 am to 4 pm.

Where: Artisans’, V. B. Gandhi Marg, near Rhythm House, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 022 2267 3040.

DANCE
SATURDAY, JULY 8
Lindy Hop Workshop at St. Andrew’s Auditorium
As part of its ongoing Monsoon Project series of workshops, Alliance Francaise will conduct a session on Lindy hop, the style of social dancing that originated in the US in the 1920s. The registration fee is Rs 200 per person. To register, email [email protected]. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Saturday, July 8, from 11 am to 1 pm.

Where: St. Andrew’s College, St. Dominic Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 022 2641 0926.

SUNDAY, JULY 9
Mumbai Local with Darshana Jhaveri at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum
City-based Manipuri dancer and teacher Darshana Jhaveri will talk about the history of the Indian classical dance style and her life and career at this instalment of Mumbai Local, arts organisation Junoon’s series of culture-related talks. To attend, RSVP via Bookmyshow.com. Attendees must pay the museum entry fee. Tickets for Indians are priced at Rs 10 per person for adults and children above the age of 13 and at Rs 5 per person for children below the age of 13, and tickets for foreigners are priced at Rs 100 per person for adults and children above the age of 13 and at Rs 50 per person for children below the age of 13. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Sunday, July 9 at 5 pm.
Where: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Rani Baug, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Road, Byculla. Tel: 022 2373 1234.

EVENTS FOR KIDSSUNDAY, JULY 9Learn Warli Art at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum
Warli artist Sandeep Bhoir from the village of Kasa in Dahanu will conduct a workshop on the style of painting for children above the age of six and adults. The workshop is being held in connection with urban researchers collective Urbz’s new exhibition Mumbai Return (see Art) and will include a tour of the show. The registration fee of Rs 100 per person includes the museum entry fee and the cost of materials. To register, email [email protected]. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Sunday, July 9, from noon to 3 pm.

Where: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Rani Baug, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Road, Byculla. Tel: 022 2373 1234.

FILM
SATURDAY, JULY 8
Baro Culturegrind with Amit Masurkar + Harpeet at Baro

At the second instalment of this new event series programmed by city-based arts organisation Culturegrind at Lower Parel furniture store Baro, director Amit Masurkar will talk about the making of his critically acclaimed new film Newton (2017). The movie is a dark comedy about a government clerk who is sent on election duty to the jungles of Chattisgarh. The event will include a set by Hindi and Punjabi singer-songwriter Harpeet, who will perform his own compositions as well as poems set to music. Entry is free; to attend, RSVP [email protected]. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Saturday, July 8 at 7 pm.

Where: Baro, 12, Sun Mills Compound, opposite Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel. Tel: 022 4034 4888.

SUNDAY, JULY 9
Anatomy of a Murder at Matterden at Deepak Cinema

Otto Preminger’s courtroom drama Anatomy of a Murder (1959) will be screened. Tickets priced at Rs 100 per person are being sold on Instamojo.com.

When: Sunday, July 9 at noon.

Where: Matterden, Deepak Cinema, 38 N. M. Joshi Marg, Lower Parel. Tel: 022 2492 3396.

Mumbai Documentary Festival at Enlighten Centre
This instalment of Enlighten’s month-long series of Sunday afternoon screenings will feature shows of Cameraperson (2016), American cinematographer Kirsten Johnson’s film about her life and career, and Finding Vivian Maier (2013), American filmmakers John Maloof and Charlie Siskel’s documentary about a French-American nanny who was posthumously acclaimed as a prolific street photographer. Tickets priced at Rs 300 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Sunday, July 9 at 3 pm.

Where: Enlighten Centre, The Bombay Art Society, opposite Rangsharda Hotel, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (West).

Raging Bull at Tuning Fork
Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull (1980), featuring Robert de Niro in his Oscar-winning portrayal of boxer Jake LaMotta, will be shown. To book a spot, the cover charge of Rs 200 per person can be paid in advance on Bookmyshow.com. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Sunday, July 9 at 4 pm.

Where: Tuning Fork, First Floor, Hotel Unicontinental, Third Road, near Khar Railway Station, Khar. Tel: 98333 58492.

FOOD & DRINK
FRIDAY, JULY 7
Chocolate Demo at La Folie Lab Lower Parel
At this cooking demonstration organised to mark World Chocolate Day, which is celebrated on July 7, Sanjana Patel, the Mumbai-based proprietor of the La Folie chain of patisseries and cafes, and Delhi-residing baker Shivesh Bhatia will show participants how to prepare Patel’s signature chocolate dessert Madagascar, variations of hot chocolate and spiced chocolate pecan cake. Tickets priced at Rs 2,050 per person (excluding taxes and convenience fees) are being sold on Insider.in.
When: Friday, July 7 at 3.30 pm.

Where: La Folie Lab, Unit No.10, Ground Floor, Trade World B, next to ICICI Bank, Gate No. 2, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel. Tel: 96999 93350.

Table No.13 at Le15 Cafe

To mark World Chocolate Day, which is celebrated on July 7, Le15 Cafe’s chef Pablo Naranjo Agular and founder-patissier Pooja Dhingra will serve chocolate-themed dishes at this instalment of their Table No.13 series of dinners for which they prepare surprise omakase menus. Tickets priced at Rs 2,173 per person (excluding taxes and convenience fees) are being sold on Insider.in.

When: Friday, July 7 at 9 pm.

Where: Le15 Cafe, Ground Floor, Lansdowne House Building, M. B. Marg, opposite Ling’s Pavilion, behind Regal Cinema, below Abode, Colaba. Tel: 97693 41994.

SATURDAY, JULY 8
Eggless Baking at Studio Fifteen

Pooja Dhingra, the founder of Le15 Patisserie chain, Le15 Cafe and culinary events venue Studio Fifteen, will conduct an eggless baking workshop at which participants will be taught how to make vanilla cupcakes with buttercream icing, Nutella bars, chocolate chip cookies and gooey chocolate fudge. Tickets priced at Rs 3,500 per person are being sold on Insider.in.

When: Saturday, July 8 at 11 am.

Where: Studio Fifteen, Shop No.4, B Wing, Rajgruha Co-Operative Housing Society, B. M. Marg, Elphinstone Road. Tel: 84540 46544.

SUNDAY, JULY 9
Commeat’s Parsi Bhonu with Mahrukh in Nana Chowk

At this pop-up lunch organised by Delhi culinary events company Commeat, Mumbai-based Mahrukh Mogrelia, who runs Parsi food catering service Mahrukh’s Kitchen, will serve a spread of akoori, jardaloo mutton salli, tatrela jhinga, chicken pulao, masala dhansak, caramel pudding and dal ni pori. Tickets priced at Rs 1,600 per person are being sold on Insider.in. For more information, email [email protected].

When: Sunday, July 9 at 12.30 pm.

Where: Mahrukh’s Kitchen, Ness Baug, Nana Chowk.

ONGOING
The Farmers’ Market at D’Monte Park

Visitors can stock up on organic vegetables, fruit and lifestyle products and get a bite from stalls selling organic meals at this weekly Sunday bazaar. For more information, see here.

When: Sunday, July 9, from 9 am to 2 pm.

Where: D’Monte Park, St. Andrew’s Road, off Turner Road, next to Bandra Gymkhana, Bandra (West).

The Organic Farmers Market in Versova
Organic fruits, vegetables and snacks are on offer at this weekly Sunday bazaar. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Sunday, July 9, from 9 am to 1 pm.

Where: Harkat Studios, Bungalow No.75, Aaram Nagar, off J.P. Road, Versova, Andheri (West). Tel: 98196 82673.

The Organic Farmers Market in Juhu
Run by women-centric rotary organisation The Inner Wheel Club of Bombay West and city-based non-profit Sanctuary for Health and Reconnection to Animals and Nature (SHARAN), the weekly Organic Farmers Markets in Juhu offers dairy- and sugar-free food products as well as fresh seasonal produce and dry ingredients sourced from farmers across Maharashtra and Karnataka. For more information, see the Facebook page.

When: Sunday, July 9, from 10.30 am to 1 pm.

Where: Jamnabai Narsee School, Narsee Monjee Bhavan, N. S. Road No.7, JVPD Scheme, Vile Parle (West).

MUSIC
FRIDAY, JULY 7
Amjad Ali Khan at Essar House

Sarod player Amjad Ali Khan, who is based in Delhi, will talk about his recently-released book Master on Masters in which he chronicles the lives and careers of iconic Indian classical musicians. The event has been organised by Avid, the cultural arm of the Essar Group. There is no entry fee; to attend, email [email protected] or register here. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Friday, July 7 at 6 pm.

Where: Podium, Essar House, 11 K. K. Marg, opposite Mahalaxmi Racecourse, Mahalaxmi.

Bandish at the NCPA Tata Theatre

The eighth edition of Bandish, the National Centre for the Performing Arts’s annual Hindustani classical music festival that pays tribute to legendary Indian composers, will be held this weekend. On Friday, Mumbai-based vocalist Padma Talwalkar will sing the compositions of Jagannathbuwa Purohit and her mentor Gajananrao Joshi and Kolkata-residing singer Rashid Khan will render those of Inayat Hussain Khan and his mentor Nissar Hussain Khan. Tickets priced at Rs 512, Rs 768, Rs 1,024 and Rs 1,280 per person are being sold here. On Saturday, city-based vocalist and actor Shekhar Sen will present a concert of works Meerabai, Chandrasakhi and Taj Bibi wrote in praise of Krishna and Delhi-residing kathak dancer Birju Maharaj will perform his own compositions. Tickets priced at Rs 512, Rs 768, Rs 1,024 and Rs 1,280 per person are being sold here. On Sunday, playback singer Kavita Krishnamurti, who lives in Bangalore, will present a show of raga-based songs by Hindi film composers such as Laxmikant-Pyarelal, R. D. Burman and Ismail Darbar. Tickets priced at Rs 1,152 and Rs 1,536 per person are being sold here. For more information, see here.
When: Friday, July 7 to Sunday, July 9 at 6.30 pm.

Where: Tata Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point. Tel: 022 2282 4567.

UNK: The Radha Thomas Ensemble at Finch

Bangalore-based jazz band UNK, fronted by vocalist Radha Thomas, will perform. Tickets priced at Rs 750 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8 at 9 pm.

Where: Finch, near John Baker, Saki Vihar Road, opposite Huntsman International, Andheri (East). Tel: 022 2857 8300.

Equalize with Rafael Cerato at A Bar Called Life

UK-based French producer Rafael Cerato will headline this instalment of Equalize, the electronic music gig series programmed by Mumbai events company Rage Entertainment, which will celebrate its third anniversary with this show. Mumbai DJs Bullzeye aka Siddhanth Kapoor, Neyha Tolani and Kashish Singh will play supporting sets. Entry is restricted to couples and single women; RSVP on Clubbers.co.in to book a spot on the guest list. The cover charge is Rs 1,000 per person. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Friday, July 7 at 10 pm.

Where: A Bar Called Life, Paradise Banquets, near PVR Cinema, Juhu Circle, Juhu. Tel: 022 2620 0122.

FRWD 014 with Curtain Blue + Profound + Skyflwr at AntiSocial

The fourteenth instalment of city-headquartered artist and event management company Mixtape’s electronic music gig series FRWD will feature sets by producers Curtain Blue aka Abhishek Bhatia and Profound aka Amandeep Singh Multani, both of whom reside in Delhi, and Skyflwr aka Vinay Aaron from Mumbai. The entry fee is Rs 300 per person. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Friday, July 7 at 10 pm.

Where: AntiSocial, Basement, Khar Social, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, off S. V. Road, near Ramee Guestline Hotel, Khar (West). Tel: 022 6522 6324.

Kenyaa + Boombay Djembe Folas at Bonobo
Australian electronic music producer Kenyaa aka Simon Durrington will perform at this ‘Afro night’ programmed by Mumbai-headquartered artist and event management company Krunk that will include a set by city-based percussion ensemble Bombay Djembe Folas. The entry fee is Rs 200 per person. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Friday, July 7 at 10 pm.

Where: Bonobo, Second Floor, Kenilworth Mall, near KFC, off Linking Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 022 2605 5050.

SATURDAY, JULY 8
Ziziland Jazz Festival at St. Andrew’s Auditorium
The first edition of the Ziziland Jazz Festival, organised by Mumbai events company Live At The (LAT), will comprise two shows: city-based ensemble The Bombay Jazz Club, featuring bassist D. Wood, keyboardist Karim Ellaboudi, drummer Aron Nyiro and singer Samantha Edwards, will present ‘100 Years of Ella Fitzgerald’ at 6pm; and Mumbai musicians, singer Gary Lawyer, pianist Louiz Banks, bassist Sheldon D’Silva and drummer Gino Banks will perform ‘The Rat Pack Songbook’ at 8 pm. Tickets priced at Rs 848 and Rs 1,060 per person per show (excluding taxes and convenience fees) are being sold on Insider.in.
When: Saturday, July 8 at 6 pm and 8 pm.

Where: St. Andrew’s Auditorium, St. Andrew’s College, St. Dominic Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 022 2641 0926.

KK at Phoenix MarketCity

Hindi film playback and pop singer KK aka Krishnakumar Kunnath, who lives in Mumbai, will perform a concert of his greatest hits. Tickets priced at Rs 799 and Rs 1,499 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com and Cleartrip.com. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Saturday, July 8 at 7 pm.

Where: Dublin Square, Level 1, Phoenix Marketcity, LBS Marg, Kurla. Tel: 022 6180 0044.

The Living Room Tour with Gowri Jayakumar + Lawntuba + Ramya Pothuri + Tejas at Theatre 74
City-based band Lawntuba and singer-songwriters Ramya Pothuri and Tejas Menon from Mumbai and Gowri Jayakumar from Pune will each perform a set at this gig hosted by Pothuri. There is no entry fee; to attend, email [email protected]. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Saturday, July 8 at 7 pm.

Where: Theatre 74, First Floor, Mohan Niwas, Dr. C. G. Road, opposite Basant Theatre, Chembur. Tel: 98208 18014.

Deep In Dance with BLOT! + Ox7gen at Razzberry Rhinoceros
This instalment of Deep In Dance, the electronic music night organised by city-based events company Ankytrixx and Friends, will feature sets by DJ-producers BLOT! aka Gaurav Malaker from Delhi and Ox7gen aka Aditya Ashok from Mumbai. The entry fee is Rs 500 per person. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Saturday, July 8 at 10 pm.

Where: Razzberry Rhinoceros, Juhu Hotel, Juhu Tara Road, near Mahesh Lunch Home, Juhu. Tel: 74004 02604.

Maddix at Kitty Su

Dutch house music DJ-producer Maddix aka Pablo Rindt will take over the console. To book a spot, the entry fee of Rs 1,500 per person, which includes a cover charge of Rs 1,000, can be paid in advance here. Tickets priced at Rs 1,100 per person, of which Rs 500 is the cover charge, are also being sold on Bookmyshow.com. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Saturday, July 8 at 10pm.

Where: Kitty Su, The Lalit, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Road, Andheri (East). Tel: 022 6104 3145.

Sahar Z at AntiSocial

Israeli electronic dance music producer Sahar Zangilevitch will play the Mumbai leg of his tour of India organised by city-based events company Ankytrixx and Friends Entertainment. Mumbai DJs Beat2 aka Abhijeet Bohra and Ankit Singhvi will spin supporting slots. The entry fee is Rs 500 per person until 11 pm. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Saturday, July 8 at 10 pm.

Where: AntiSocial, Basement, Khar Social, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, off S. V. Road, near Ramee Guestline Hotel, Khar (West). Tel: 022 6522 6324.

SUNDAY, JULY 9
Dauwd at Razzberry Rhinoceros
UK-based electronic music producer Dauwd Al Hilali will play the Mumbai leg of his ongoing India tour, which has been organised by city-headquartered events company Regenerate. The gig will include sets by Mumbai DJs Blurry Slur aka Lynston D’souza, Chhabb aka Rahul Chhabria, Himay Kumbhani, Schlick aka Bradley Tellis and Zokhuma aka Arman Menzies. The entry fee is Rs 500 per person. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Sunday, July 9 at 3 pm.

Where: Razzberry Rhinoceros, Juhu Hotel, Juhu Tara Road, near Mahesh Lunch Home, Juhu. Tel: 74004 02604.

DJ Uri featuring Ryan Sadri at Raasta Bombay
At this instalment of Raasta’s sundowner gig series Cease and Sekkle, which has been programmed by events company Audio Freaks Project, Mumbai-based DJ Uri Solanki will spin a set of funk, hip-hop and soul that will feature a guest slot by city-residing saxophonist Ryan Sadri. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Sunday, July 9 at 4.20 pm.

Where: Raasta Bombay, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, near Ramee Guest Line Hotel, off S. V. Road, Khar. Tel: 86550 00811.

Ajay + Nicky at The Daily Bar and Kitchen
Bandra pub The Daily Bar and Kitchen will celebrate its fourth anniversary with a party that will be soundtracked by electronic music DJs Ajay Makhija and Nicky Ramnani, both of whom are from Mumbai. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Sunday, July 9 at 5.30 pm.

Where: The Daily Bar and Kitchen, Ground Floor, behind Shoppers Stop, S. V. Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 99206 88479.

The Harkat Wohnzimmer Konzerts with Ronkini Gupta and Santanu Ghatak at Harkat Studios
This instalment of Andheri culture venue Harkat Studios’s gig series will feature city-residing singer-songwriters Ronkini Gupta and Santanu Ghatak. Tickets priced at Rs 297 per person (excluding taxes and convenience fees) are being sold on Insider.in. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Sunday, July 9 at 7 pm.


Where: Harkat Studios, Ground Floor, Bungalow No.75, Aram Nagar Part 2, off J. P. Road, Versova, Andheri (West). Tel: 77180 30009.

Soul at Studio Tamaasha
Singers and theatre actors Amit Mhatre, Avantika Ganguly, Kailash Waghmare, Ketaki Thatte, Rohit Das and Trisha Kale, who are based in Mumbai, will perform Baul songs, lokgeet, abhangs and ghazals in Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Punjabi. Tickets priced at Rs 200 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Sunday, July 9 at 7.30 pm.

Where: Studio Tamaasha, Bungalow No.76, Aram Nagar Part II, behind Physioflex Gym, off J. P. Road, Versova, Andheri (West).

PHOTOGRAPHY
FRIDAY, JULY 7
Remains of the Day by Shahid Datawala at Tarq
Mumbai-based photographer Shahid Datawala’s new exhibition Remains of the Day comprises two series of images ‘Half Naked Nude’ and ‘Unstill Life’, which have the common theme of “an exploration of the uncanny in everyday objects”. For more information, see here.

When: Until Saturday, August 5. Open Tuesday to Saturday, from 11 am to 6.30 pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.

Where: Tarq, F35/36, Dhanraj Mahal, Apollo Bunder, Colaba. Tel: 022 6615 0424.

POETRY
FRIDAY, JULY 7
A Reading with Rehaan Engineer at Project 88
Delhi-based artist Rehaan Engineer will read Canadian poet Anne Carson’s ‘The Glass Essay’. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Friday, July 7 at 6.30 pm.

Where: Project 88, BMP Building, Narayan A. Sawant Marg, near Colaba Fire Station, Colaba. Tel: 022 2281 0066.

SATURDAY, JULY 8
Crossover Poems at Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan
Dalit activist and Marathi balladeer Sambhaji Bhagat will recite his works at Crossover Poems, an event organised by The Poetry Club Mumbai that will also feature performances by English and Hindi poets. There is no entry fee. For more information, see here.

When: Saturday, July 8 at 6 pm.

Where: Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, K. Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 022 2202 7710.

SHOPPING & STYLE
FRIDAY, JULY 7
Sale at Nicobar
Lifestyle store Nicobar, which has outposts in Kala Ghoda and Bandra, is offering a selection of products across its range of clothing, home decor items and travel accessories at a discount of 60 per cent at both boutiques as well as online.

When: Until Sunday, July 9, from 11 am to 8 pm.

Where: Nicobar, above Kala Ghoda Cafe, 10 Ropewalk Lane, near Rhythm House, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 022 2263 3888. Also at Ground Floor, Patkar Bungalow, 34 Turner Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 022 4971 3678.

Night Market at Radio Bar
Accessories by Bagstopia, apparel by The Modrobe and umbrellas by Bosky will be among the wares on offer at this monsoon instalment of Radio Bar’s monthly pop-up night market. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Friday, July 7 at 8 pm.

Where: Radio Bar, Ground Floor, Hotel New Castle, Linking Road, next to Satguru’s, Bandra (West). Tel: 022 2649 9900.

TALKS
FRIDAY, JULY 7
‘Gita Govinda’ by Pratapanand Jha at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
Pratapanand Jha, the director of the cultural informatics laboratory at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in Delhi, will present IGNCA’s interactive DVD on twelfth-century poet Jayadev’s Gita Govinda, about the relationship between Krishna and the gopis, and its various artistic representations in art, music and dance. There is no entry fee.

When: Friday, July 7 at 6 pm.

Where: Auditorium, Visitors Centre, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 022 2284 4484.

THEATRE
FRIDAY, JULY 7
07/07/07 at Prithvi Theatre
Directed by Faezeh Jalali, this performance is based on the letters of Rayhaneh Jabbari, an Iranian woman convicted of killing a man who allegedly attempted to rape her. Jabbari was hanged in 2014. Tickets priced at Rs 354 per head are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Friday, July 7 at 6.30 pm and 9 pm.

Where: Prithvi Theatre, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Juhu. Tel: 022 2614 5917.

The Vagina Monologues at Canvas Laugh Club

Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal’s Hindi production of Eve Ensler’s feminist manifesto The Vagina Monologues, a series of touching and hilarious stories of sexual experience and abuse, will be staged. Tickets priced at Rs 700 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Friday, July 7 at 6.30 pm.

Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Third Floor, Palladium Mall, Phoenix Mills, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel. Tel: 90046 03115.

Urdu Readings at Studio Tamaasha
Theatre actors Ayesha Raza Mishra and Nachiket Devasthali will read three stories by Urdu writer Qurratulain Haider. Tickets priced at Rs 50 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Friday, July 7 at 7.30 pm.

Where: Studio Tamaasha, Bungalow No.76, Aram Nagar Part II, behind Physioflex Gym, off J. P. Road, Versova, Andheri (West).

SATURDAY, JULY 8
Sunil Shanbag + Sapan Saran at The Drama School at Mumbai Marathi Sahitya Sangh

Poet, actress and writer Sapan Saran will interview her mentor, theatre director and producer Sunil Shanbag about his career, changing trends in the field and Tamaasha Theatre, the Mumbai-based company they have co-founded. There is no entry fee. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Saturday, July 8 at 5 pm.

Where: Mumbai Marathi Sahitya Sangh, Fifth Floor, Dr. A. N. Bhalerao Marg, Charni Road. Tel: 022 2385 6303.

Mari Vani Meghani Sarvani at Prithvi Theatre
Directed by Utkarsh Mazumdar, this Gujarati musical is a portrait of Gujarati writer, poet and freedom fighter Jhaverchand Meghani. Tickets priced at Rs 250 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Saturday, July 8 at 6 pm and 9 pm and Sunday, July 9 at 5 pm and 8 pm.
Where: Prithvi Theatre, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Juhu. Tel: 022 2614 9546.

The Vagina Monologues at Canvas Laugh Club
Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal’s English production of Eve Ensler’s feminist manifesto The Vagina Monologues, a series of touching and hilarious stories of sexual experience and abuse, will be staged. Tickets priced at Rs 800 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9 at 6 pm.

Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Third Floor, Palladium Mall, Phoenix Mills, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel. Tel: 90046 03115.

Her Letters at House of Wow

Directed by Sharmistha Saha, English drama Her Letters is based on Tagore’s short story ‘Streer Patra’. The story is in the form of a letter written by Mrinal to her husband in which she talks about being married off at an early age into an orthodox family, highlighting the patriarchal forms of oppression women underwent in nineteenth-century Calcutta. Tickets priced at Rs 245 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Saturday, July 8 at 7 pm and 8.30 pm.

Where: House of Wow, Basement, Natraj Building, Hill Road, opposite St. Stanislaus School, Bandra (West). Tel: 99302 46031.

Cast Off All Shame at Harkat Studios
In theatre writer and actor Ulka Mayur’s new production Cast Off All Shame, thirteenth-century Bhakti poet Janabai returns to the present day to play agony aunt to Indian women, who have to deal with everything from domestic abuse to slut shaming in their everyday lives. Tickets priced at Rs 297 per person (excluding taxes and convenience fees) are being sold on Insider.in.

When: Saturday, July 8 at 7.30 pm.

Where: Harkat Studios, Bungalow No.75, Aram Nagar Part II, off J. P. Road, Versova, Andheri (West). Tel: 77180 30009.

SUNDAY, JULY 9
Last Over at Bal Gandharva Rang Mandir
In Hindi comedy Last Over, directed by Suketu Shah and featuring actors Rakesh Bedi and Ananth Mahadevan, a newly married Indian man and Pakistani woman have the stressful task of catering the World Cup final between their countries at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. Their stress is compounded when both their fathers make unannounced visits. Tickets priced at Rs 500, Rs 800, Rs 1,000, Rs 1,250, Rs 1,500 and Rs 2,000 per person are being sold on Bookmyshow.com.

When: Sunday, July 9 at 5 pm.

Where: Bal Gandharva Rang Mandir, St. Theresa Road, near Patwardhan Park, Bandra (West). Tel: 98925 85856.

WALKS
SATURDAY, JULY 8
Teen Darwaza by Khaki Tours

Khaki Tours, a group of local history enthusiasts, will conduct a walk in and around the Fort area that will cover such spots as the original ‘Parsi precinct’, Rapunzel’s balcony and the venue of the first India-England cricket test match. Tickets priced at Rs 599 per person are being sold here. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

When: Sunday, July 9 at 4.50 pm.
Where: The meeting point is the General Post Office.

SUNDAY, JULY 9
Banganga Parikrama by Khaki Tours
Local history enthusiasts group Khaki Tours will conduct a walk around the historic precinct that will cover sites such as the Saraswat Brahmin monasteries, a Hindu burial ground, the Banganga tank and various temples. Tickets priced at Rs 612 per person are being sold here. For more information, see the Facebook event page.
When: Sunday, July 9 at 8 am.

Where: The walk will start from the Walkeshwar Bus Depot.

SUNDAY, JULY 9
Visit to Kanheri Caves by Sahapedia
Online south Asian arts encyclopedia Sahapedia will conduct a visit to the Kanheri Caves within the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. While the walk is free, attendees will have to pay the entry fee to both SGNP (Rs48 per person) and the Kanheri Caves (Rs 48 per person) as well as the bus ticket to the caves (Rs 15 per person). To attend, register here. For more information, call 99206 79409, email [email protected] or see the Facebook event page.

When: Sunday, July 9 at 8.45 am.

Where: The meeting point is outside the main gate, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali (East).

These recommendations have been compiled by The Daily Pao.