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What’s On This Weekend In Mumbai | 19-21 February 2016
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What’s On This Weekend In Mumbai | 19-21 February 2016

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Updated: 7 April 2016
While we’re still basking in the afterglow of the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival and the beautiful culture and arts on display at the Make In India week underway in the city, we found out the best things around the city to refill your cultural quotient.

Friday

ART | Attend Pablo Bartholomew’s exhibit 60/60 at Sakshi Gallery

On the photographer’s 60th birthday, he remembers the different people who helped define his career – in photographs of course! Attend this delightful exhibit to see different facets of famous personalities in their youth. With his signature style of capturing portraits, this exhibit is a must-attend.

Exhibition 60 / 60 at Sakshi Gallery |© Pablo Bartholomew
Exhibition 60 / 60 at Sakshi Gallery | © Pablo Bartholomew

MUSIC | Go crazy with some fantastic music at the Mad Decent Block Party, Mahalaxmi Racecourse

No better way to kickstart your weekend than to attend this wild concert helmed by the Grammy-nominated and AMA winning producer Diplo!

Diplo and Walshy Fire of Major Lazer | © Wikimedia
Diplo and Walshy Fire of Major Lazer | © Wikimedia

Saturday

HISTORY | Be a part of the classical British Bombay heritage walk at Gateway of India

Explore Bombay as it existed during British times through a charming heritage walk – time travel, anyone?

The Gateway of India | © Rishi Bandopadhay/Flickr
The Gateway of India | © Rishi Bandopadhay/Flickr

THEATRE/DANCE | Discover the stories around Lord Ganapati / G5A Gallery

Structured in the cycle of creation and destruction, this interpretative performance directed by Veenapani Chawla focuses on the various myths around the birth of Lord Ganesha. The rhythms used in the performance come from Koodiyattam music and folk music from various parts of South Asia. G5A/ 9 PM

MUSIC | Experience Rhyme & Rhythm With Rhys Sebastian at NCPA

Can you imagine OP Nayyar harmonising with Gatsby? Rhyme and Rhythm is a unique fusion concert promising the unexpected

© Unsplash
© Unsplash

Sunday

MUSIC | 8 Prahar concert at Shanmukhananda Hall

16 artists, 19 hours – one spectacular celebration of Indian classical music as legends of the field come together for a marathon concert.

Pt. Rashid Khan | © Wikimedia
Pt. Rashid Khan | © Wikimedia

DRAMA | Still More Life at The Hive

Attend solo performances set to the works of two great figures in literature. Aaryama Salim performs ‘The Raven’ by Edgar Allan Poe and Anita Salim enacts ‘Panchkanya’ by Mahashweta Devi. At The Hive, 8:30 PM.