Things-to-do: Tomorrowland DJ, Apache Indian and Beach Rides

Heads up: Your weekend plans are going to need a lot of contemplating, what with some awesome performances lined up. There is the reggae raja Apache Indian, an unusual jazz duo from Germany and a Tomorrowland DJ for trance addicts. Also, read about rural cycling tours, beach rides and an entirely organic day. Also, if your life revolves around movies, read InOnIt’s guide to movies to watch out for in 2013! Happy weekend!

Nightlife

22nd February – Tonight, it’s time to chok there with reggae God Apache India at Canvas at Palladium, Mumbai. Head to the club anytime post 9 pm and listen to the artiste perform some of his famous tracks along with a special performance by Low Rhyderz. The regular entry costs Rs. 500 onwards and VIP starts from Rs. 2,000. Call Canvas on 022 43485050 for entries. Because you know you want to boom shak-a-lak the night away!

 

22nd February – Trance DJ Ben Nicky will be playing his best mixes tonight at F.Lounge.Diner.Bar from 10 pm onwards. Having performed at the legendary Tomorrowland festival, DJ Nicky has accolades from world over for his music. For entries and more details, call on 9664444906 or 022 66505820.

26th February – Enjoy an unsual and engaging jazz combo – Ek Safar from Germany at Blue Frog this Tuesday. Watch as the duo takes you on a beautiful journey, where the tabla sets a foundation with deep, melodious tones and rhythms, inviting the clarinet and piano to join. Jazz lovers wouldn’t want to miss this. The entry costs Rs. 350 post 9pm and you can call on 022 61586158 for reservations.

Events and Shows

22nd February – Today at 6:30 pm, experience a Hindustani Music Recital at the Little Theatre at NCPA with Deepak Kshirsagar on the Indian classical guitar and Sraboni Chaudhury for vocals. Admission is on first-come-first-serve basis and you can get more details by calling on 022 66223737.

Shops

23rd February – Head to Ave 29 for a daylong exhibition of a sophisticated ensemble collection of art, fashion and lifestyle. The exhibition starts from 10 am to 8 pm and you can see collections of designers like Aneekha – Indian and western wear, The Serigraph Studio – Serigraphs by Hussain, Raza, Sabavala & more, White Fire Jewels – jewellery in diamonds, precious and semi-precious stones, and the likes. Call on 022 23804981 for more details.

26th February – Contemporary Arts and Crafts in Fort is hosting an exhibition of exquisite ceramic tableware designed by Michael Foley, one of India’s leading product designer. The designs reflect the rich Indian heritage and culture. The exhibit starts from 5 pm to 7:30 pm and you can call on 022 66576069 for queries.

Getaways

23rd-24th February – Experience village life through the eyes of a local during a rural cycling tour with Grassroutes. Head 130km away from Mumbai, to the picturesque area of Dehna and give yourself two whole days of relaxation. The 2-day cycling involves a village home stay, trying local cuisine, rice pounding, a trek and more. For details call on 8655261360 or send an email to info@grassroutes.co.in.

 

24th February – Mumbai Masafirs is organising a 100 km lunch on the beach ride to Kelva this Sunday, for which you will have to pay Rs. 500 that includes breakfast, lunch and parking. Enjoy a serene time at Viswa beach once you’re done with your eventful ride till there. Call Shona on 9821 178 718 to register yourself or check their Facebook page here.

 

Food

22nd February – Celebrate Organic World Food Friday at Palladium in High Street Phoenix today from noon till 8 pm and indulge in organic delights. Choose from chutneys, pesto, ginger drinks, squashes and more, or enjoy a healthy and delicious organic lunch. Try the organic coffee and bread from Kalaghoda Café or taste aromatic organic tea flavours. There are organics things you can shop for too, which include natural cosmetics, toiletries, T-shirts and more. And don’t forget to stop by at the Farmers’ Market for an enthralling narration of the Natural Farmer – Philosopher while you’re there.

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