Things To Do: Cycling Tours & Jazz Fest

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This week, we have lots of interesting and not-so-usual things to do in Mumbai. From jazz festivals in Mumbai to heritage cycling tours, read on to know more.


10th November – Here’s a spin-off on regular Sundays in Mumbai. Woodside Inn is bac with its Old Mumbai Bicycle Tour, which will start this Sunday ie. 10th November 2012 and will be held every second and fourth Sunday of the month. The tour starts at 6:45 am, and will be guided by Jay from Odati Adventures who will share fun facts about heritage monuments along the route. It ends at 10:30 am, followed by a lavish breakfast at Woodside Inn, Colaba. Bicycles and water will be provided. The tour costs Rs 1650 and can be booked by calling on 9930212139 / 022 22875752.

9th November – Bring out your artistic side by joining a Ceramic Painting Workshop by Make N Bake at Jam Jar Diner this Saturday. Learn to paint on a ceramic piece and personalize it by using handprints, footprints, graffiti and more. That with an American-style breakfast on a Saturday sounds just about perfect, doesn’t it? The workshop costs Rs. 800 and will start from 10 am till noon.
Address: Jamjar Diner, Plot No. 7A & B, Aram Nagar ll, Jai Prakash Road, Versova, Andheri (W), Mumbai, 400061


8th, 9th and 10th November – Jazz music lovers should definitely not miss this. November will see some great international performances at NCPA  by jazz musicians from across the world. A three-day jazz festival in Mumbai, ‘Jus Jazz’ will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday ie. 8th-10th November 2013. One of the greatest jazz violinists in the history of jazz, Regina Carter will be performing for the first time in Mumbai at the NCPA, along with other famous musicians such as Steve Wilson, Zane Musa, Igor Butman, Helen Sung and Fantine Pritoula. Call on 022 66223724/ 66223754 to book your tickets.

8th November – Head to Aurus tonight and party with music by SpaceJams. If you’re into spacey techno music, acid minimal electronic, electro, French house, acid electro, funky break beat electro and bass electro, you know where to spend Friday night at! The event starts from 10 pm onwards and only couples entry is permitted.
Address: Aurus, Nichani Kutir, 12th Juhu Tara Road, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India 400049.

12th November – Rid your midweek blues by attending Acoustic Tuesdays at The Little Door, where Indiva will take you on a musical journey that brings together Hindustani, jazz, classical and world music. The evening will have singer Manan Gupta perform the opening act. The event will start from 9 pm till 11 pm and entry is free.
Address: The Little Door, Shree Siddhivanayak Plaza, Off New Link Road, Andheri (W), Mumbai.

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