Mumbai weekend diary

Friday, 21 December 2012 - 9:25am IST Updated: Friday, 21 December 2012 - 9:27am IST | Agency: DNA
Here's what you can do in the city this weekend.

Here's what you can do in the city this weekend.

Workshop

Thursday
Yogalates is described as a meeting place of east and west because it effectively merges the ancient practice of Yoga from the East with the core stabilising, posture enhancing dynamics of Pilates from the West. This fusion of  exercises mixes both disciplines to develop core strength, help tone muscles, increase flexibility, and reduce stress. At Frequencee, The Plaza, 1st. Floor, Hughes Road, Tel: 9920131637.

Friday

Ekstop.com is delivering Christmas trees (at a discount) this Christmas season. Instead of going through the whole Christmas shopping ordeal of fighting the crowd, lugging the Christmas tree home and spending money and time on travel, customers can get Christmas trees delivered to their doorsteps free of charge. The cost per tree is Rs 400.

Rockstand offers free e- books from December 24-26 to celebrate Christmas in an exciting way on its mobile application ROCKSTAND and even online at Rockasap.com. Also find some books which are Christmas-oriented and best read children’s books at a special price of Rs 99 only. 

Sweets and chocolates are synonymous to the holy festival of Christmas and the celebrations that come along. To add to the celebrations Prime Luxury Home Store has introduced a premium line of Christmas special chocolate molds in shapes of Santa Claus, Christmas Trees, Reindeer, etc.  Address: Shop No. 15, Ground Floor, CR2 Mall, Nariman Point.

Art
Friday
Check out the latest exhibition by artist Bharat Tripathi. Titled The Story of Shiva — the artist has depicted different facets of Shiva and stories related with him. He has depicted him as the ruler of the cosmic cycle — a destroyer as well as preserver of the Universe. On till December 25, At Coomaraswamy Hall, Prince of Wales Museum, Kala Ghoda.

Saturday

Actor/artist Rashmi Pitre’s exhibition Painting With Poetry is currently on display and features her journey from the heart of the painting to the heart of the poetry. She says, the exhibition needs to be closely experienced to be understood. Till December 22, At Gallery Pradarshak, Khar.

Eat
Thursday

Tuck into a lavish brunch that features a wide-spread of Italian, European, Mediterranean and Japanese dishes created by Chef Paul Kinny. Relax and unwind after a hectic week, while sipping on some cocktails made by the in-house bartenders. At Corleone, InterContinental Hotel, Marine Drive. Tel: 3987 9999

Get into the Christmas spirit with some delightful offerings. Sample a special range of festive food items like rich plum cake and special hot beverages too. At Barista Lavazza Outlets.

Friday

Treat your loved ones to a sweet delight of dark, milk and white chocolate layered mousse with a crunchy biscuitty cup filled with fresh fruits and cream that just melts in your mouth for the perfect Christmas dessert at Corniche, Bandra.
Make evenings extra special with happy hours running from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Buy one drink and get the second free on sangrias, long island ice tea, mojito, fruit daiquiri and caprioska. At Sanchos, Khar Tel: 67094455

Saturday

Learn how to whip up some eggless delights by Chef Ayushi Shah of Icing on Top. Her USP is miniature-sized desserts. At this Baking Masterclass, she will be teaching you how to make Orange Chocolate Loaf with Chocolate Ganache, Mint Truffles, Black Forest or Strawberry Shotglasses and Chocolate Shotglasses. At Foodhall, Level 3, Palladium. To register call 3024567

Sniff the aroma, share the flavour and savour every morsel of a barbeque sandwich while sipping on some beer on a Saturday afternoon. As the pool area of Renaissance Mumbai Convention Center Hotel transforms itself, indulge in its special barbeques and quick bites menu. Binge on the Hot Dog Roll, Mezze Platter, LVC Gourmet Burger, Marriot Burger, Fried Chicken Wings, Paprika Potato Wedges, Chicken Caprese or Steal Loaf. For the healthy eaters, we have the Greek Salad and Fruit Bowl to offer, as well as a wide choice of Ice Creams and Sliders especially for the Kids. Guests enjoy complimentary access to the pool. Outside Lake View Café by the poolside,  12.30 pm — 3.30 pm

Sunday
Celebrating the festive season in a regal way, Copper Chimney introduces the Kebab Festival for its patrons till the end of December. Infused with freshly ground spices and remarkable flavour pairings these scrumptious delicacies from the annals of Mughal cuisine take a leaf from history’s pages. Pick from an assortment of dishes such as Mutton Seekh Masala, Angoor ke Chaap, Murgh Dahi Lasooni, Jhinga Jaitooni, Pind da Tawa Murgh and Turki Boti. For the vegetarian diners, pick from an elaborate menu which includes Tandoori Aloo Methi, Karari Lasooni Palak Seekh, and Paneer Tulsi tikka, Brocolli Makhmali, Arbi Ke Tuk, paired with Gilafi Kulcha or Kabuli Roomali Roti.

Make the festive season more delectable with an exclusive Christmas menu. Indulge in White Fondue, Cupcakes in Begian chocolate flavour, Latte and much more. At Häagen-Dazs, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel.

Play
Gig
Thursday

Adding to the Christmas cheer, tune into choir performance by the renowned choir group — The Songsters. The group that consists of a large number of members from various communities who share a common passion for singing, will be performing traditional X’mas carols between 7 and 8 pm. At Palladium, Lower Parel.

Friday
Bring in Christmas with Merry Broadway Christmas — a live musical spectacular to celebrate the festive season. Starring Vishaal Asrani, Sarosh Nanavaty, Rashmi Ramesh, Jiji Subi, Abhishek Patel, and Imran Khan, this show is for 14 and above. Directed by Kaizaad Kotwal and Vishaal Asrani. Expect audience interaction, comedy, sing-alongs and dances by Longinus Fernandez. At the Comedy Store at 6 pm, Sunday at 6 pm and Monday at 8 pm.

 




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