International wrestler Sangram Singh will be conducting a Greco Reco Wrestle style Fitness and Self-Defense workshop, which will include training in how to use wrestling techniques for self-defense, fitness, de-stressing, tranquility, etc. For registrations, call 9769291427.
Get your weekend to a healthy start with an early morning cycling session around Bandra — starting from Shoppers Stop (Bandra), through the by-lanes, to Bombay Connect (near Mount Mary Steps). Timings: 7 am to 8 am. For registrations, call 9167606469.
Contemporary Arts and Crafts, Fort has designed an all-new concept of a workshop for children that opens with a book reading by author Jerry Pinto, and aims to give the kids an entertaining and informative session. Timings: 3 pm to 5 pm.
The Vivid World show at Tao showcases the strong language of figurative work of expressionism. Works of well known artists such as Paresh Maity, Gogi Saroj Pal, Arpana Caur, Jagdish Chander, Samir Mondal as well as young painters a Sunil Padwal, Debashish Dutta, is on display.
Six prominent artists put together a group art show that highlights their work and captures on canvas the subtle naunces. At Rhythm Art Gallery, Khar(W).
Catch the high energy band Modern Mafia perform live in the city. The English Indie Pop/Rock band from Mumbai features Varun Das on vocals and guitars, Ishaan Krishna on lead guitars and backing vocals, Karun Kannampilly on drums and Krehl Gonsalves on bass and backing vocals. With each band member coming from diverse musical backgrounds and influences, they create catchy music that is relatable, fun and easy to get. At Hard Rock Cafe, Worli. 8.30 pm onwards.
Join THE REVOLT, a unique one night event featuring Mumbai’s fresh jazzy funk band Live Cycles and nationally known DJs Kini Rao and Tuhin Mehta who join together to raise funds and awareness for KRANTI (meaning ‘revolution’)— a small Mumbai-based NGO that aims to empower the daughters of the sex workers and urges them to be agents of social change. At Blue Frog, Lower Parel.
Take a trip to the plastic fantastic ’80s with DJ Pradeep Maharana as he takes you through some of the most unforgettable and defining tracks of the decade. From Madonna to Whitney Houston, Van Halen to INXS, Eurythmics to Bon Jovi, the ’80s definitely did sow the seeds of modern day music in 2012. At Bonobo, Bandra (W). 9 pm onwards.
Indie film music director, Pankaj Awasthi performs live in the city as he will enthrall the audience with his folk, electronic music. Awasthi is a self-taught guitarist, singer, composer and producer who tries to explore the virgin territory of natural music with his simple notes. His music exudes innocence and gives a new twist to the old pop standards by being direct and simple. At Blue Frog, Lower Parel.
Almost a global phenomenon by now, The Vagina Monologues is a powerful play that blends outrageous comedy and heart-breaking drama. The play tells the stories of women in an unusual manner. From the Maharashtrian woman who met a man who ‘loved to look at her’ to a Parsi woman who hasn’t been ‘down there since 1944’, this play promises to enlighten and entertain you like no other. At The Comedy Store. 6 pm.
California Pizza Kitchen rolls out its new menu with distinct flavours. Some of the delicious additions made to the new menu are the Italian Deli Sandwich, California Putnesca Penne, and Aglio E Olio Scampi Spaghetti, amongst others. The menu, comprising both vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies, is available across all CPK outlets in Mumbai.
Tickle your taste buds with some lip smacking dishes like Paneer Kathi Roll, Chicken Kathi Roll, Mumbai Masala Omlet, Indian Sloppy Joe Burger, Tandoori Chicken Tikka Pizza, Lamb Kheema Pizza and Spicy Mutton Kheema Pav. Grab these crunchylicious Indian dishes at At Fat Cat — Bar & Bistro. For reservations, call 022-26732040.
Indulge in succulent Kebabs and Biryanis cooked in the Dum Pukht style — that brings you the intense flavours and leisurely luxury of slow cooked food made from authentic recipes garnered from the royal kitchens. At Pebbles, Crystal Plaza, Andheri (W).
Savour Cottage cheese that melts in your mouth along with a delicious vegetable patty that is rightly tossed with green veggies and spicy tomato sauce! Enjoy this alongside Cooler54 that is prepared with fresh coconut water, fresh mint leave and lime wedges for those who love their steak with the right drink. At Corniche, Bandra. For reservations, call 022-26460147.
Celebrate The August Moon Festival by savourings some Chinese delicacies — including starters like Beancurd five spice pepper salt, Shredded potato, konjee naro sauce or even Crispy orange chicken and spicy Chinese red chili. Indulge in the choicest of dimsums including Rice paper roll with mix vegetables and mayonnaise and Quail egg dimsum. Whet your appetite some more with mouthwatering soups such as Bean curd and asparagus soup and Lemongrass scented seafood soup. At Golden Dragon, The Taj Mahal Palace. For reservations, call 022-66653366.
Bite into delicious tandoor specials like Chicken malai, Chicken haryali, Chicken chakori, Raan (leg of mutton marinated in exotic herbs and slow cooked in a tandoor), Kali mirch mutton, Achari rawas, Prawns reshmi tikka, Veg seekh kebab, Reshmi paneer and more. At Aroma Garden, Dockyard road. For reservations, call 022-23775752
Discover the magic of the flavours from Beijing that will blaze your taste buds all the way from the starters to the grand finale of dessert. Relish Steamed gluten with mushroom and bamboo shoots in light soya sauce; Steamed pork spare ribs with spiced rice powder; Vegetable dumplings in hot pot stock; Sweet and sour crispy sea bass with pineapple; Sizzling rice with seafood in sweet and sour sauce; Hot braised silken bean curd and mushrooms with special chili powder; Banana with red bean toffee served with ice cream; Coconut milk with fruits, sago and red beans and much more. At Pan Asian, ITC Maratha. For reservations, call 022-28303030.