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Music

 Soulful Morning of classical music

 What: On the onset of spring and to celebrate the joy of Holi, Ansh Theatre present s you the collection of beautiful poems accompanied with live music featuring Makarand Deshpande, he joined by the very renowned artists – Pt. Ajay Pohankar and Abhijit Pohankar for this special collaboration. Pt. Ajay Pohankar, will be lending his soulful vocals, along with his son Abhijit Pohankar on his keyboard lending the melody to the rasaas.


When: March 12, 11 pm onwards

Where: Prithvi Theatre, 20, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Mumbai

Contact: 9820296123

Holi Reloaded

What: Celebrate Holi like never before with English Electronic Dance music group ‘Above & Beyond’ at Holi Reloaded 2017, organised by 3rd Rock Entertainment. The festival will also witness supporting performances by Indian artists Pearl, Beyond 120, Mash, Avneesh, Nosh & SJ, Helium Project, Bunty and Audio Addict. Nikhil Chinapa and Nisha Harale will be hosting the show, where designer Archana Kochhar will launch a new scarf collection inspired by Holi Reloaded. A part of the proceeds from Holi Reloaded 2017 will be used to support child education through Smita Thackeray’s Mukkti Foundation.

When:  March 13, 11 am onwards.

Where: JVPD Grounds, 30, Devle Rd, Juhu, Mumbai

Contact: 9819795289

Food

Rang Barse

What: Celebrate the festival of colours with your loved ones in a very special way at The Bay View, Hotel Marine Plaza, as Holi is the festival of different colours our Executive Chef Kshitiz Shekhar will prepare special food on this special day from different region of India. Cuisine of authentic Indian food made, presented & served authentically as a buffet spread with authentic live counters. A sumptuous buffet spread will consist of Vegetarian & Non Vegetarian dishes soup, starters; main course will be part of it. The holi special buffet menu includes Thandai Cheese Cake, Gulkand aur Paan ki Minar, Kache Kele ka Villar, Kathal Aloo Dum, Ambade ka Murgh and Sikandari Raan and many more.

When: March 13, 1 am to 7 pm

Where: The Bay View, Hotel Marine Plaza, Marine Drive, Mumbai

Contact: 9867785729

Holi Brunch

What:  Welcome spring and mark the festival of Holi with an exclusive Holi Brunch Buffet at all-day dining multi-cuisine at restaurant JW Cafe. Special holi delicacies like Kanji Wada and Gujiya to Colorful Pedas and Rainbow Mithai would be few of the dishes that would be featured at this year’s extravagant holi brunch. With a wide range of delicacies available at the JW Cafe, pamper your taste buds with an elaborate multi-cuisine brunch that has spread of diverse Indian and International cuisine, live counters and lavish desserts such as Badam Katli, Strawberry Kalakand and Imarti. Not to forget the mention of the traditional Thandai that will keep your spirits high.

Where: JW Café at JW Marriott, Mumbai

When: March 12, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Contact: 022 28538656

Laugh Ride

30 Not Out

What: A stand-up comedy show to make you experience the feeling of living in a world of SnapStories and PokeMons, and how middle-age age strikes sooner than you think. And you soon realise; 30 is the new 30. 50 is the new 40, 16 is the new 30, 30 has nowhere to go. In a stand-up special that was ripe for the stage, Chalta Hai Comedy brings together Ghazal fan Andy Reghu, stamp collector Punit Pania and theatre actor Trupti Khamkar for 30 Not Out, a coming of age show, for lack of a better euphemism. Known for its Old-World charm and Latino flavours, Havana is as Downtown as it gets. And they have Happy Hours till 11 PM.

When: March 12, 7 pm

Where: Havana Cafe and Bar, Gordon House Hotel, 5 Battery Street, Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai

Loose Jokes

What: A stand-up show By Karunesh Talwar, as the name suggests, Karunesh Talwar invites you for his stand-up special before the ‘special’ in the first edition of Loose Jokes. 50+ minutes of raw untested jokes by the man who’s first special ‘Paka Mat Na Motey’ was a hit all over the country. So come and be Karunesh’s lab rats as he tests his jokes for his new special.

When: March 12, 8 pm onwards

Where: The Square: Mumbai, 1001, Heera Panna Shopping Mall, MHADA Colony 19, Powai, Mumbai