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Music & Dance

Memorial Concert

What: Eminent Sitar Player Pandit Ravi Chary, with Tabla Genious Pandit Satyajit Talwalkar, Harmonium expert Smt. Mohini Chari Gadekar with Nilesh Gadekar on tabla will perform for the late Pt. Jitendra Gore Memorial Concert. The late Pandit Jitendra Gore, was a popular name in the field of Indian Classical Music for presenting “Samvadini – harmonium with strings!, This is a different kind of “stringed harmonium” tuned in “just/natural” scale as Indian Music solo performance instrument.

When: Aug 28, 9.00 AM

Where: Sanskar Bhavan, 132, Shrikrishna Nagar, Near Post Office, Borivali (E), Mumbai

Electric: Electronic Dance Music Concert

What: The NCPA proudly presents a never-before-seen venture – two nights of Electronic Dance Music (EDM) featuring some of the hottest talents from India. Dualist Inquiry plays a unique blend of live electronica and guitar-based rock. On 28th August, Anish Sood performs a mix of house, electro and techno music and has performed alongside some of the biggest names in EDM music such as Steve Aoki, Afrojack and Axwell. Tickets: Rs 1,000 (plus service tax as applicable).

When: Aug 27 & 28, 7.00 pm

Where: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point, Mumbai

Ghazal concert with Pankaj Udhas

What: Bombay Natural History Society has organised ‘Dhaneshutsav’ a ghazal concert with Shri Pankaj Udhas as an effort to support and aid the conservation of Bengal Florican, a Critically Endangered bird. The concert is an effort by the ghazal maestro and BNHS to create awareness about nature conservation. Donor passes: Rs. 250, Rs. 500, Rs. 750.

When: Aug 27, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli

 Contact details: Gisha Shanker at or call on 022- 22025481 / 022 22025482 / 9833546508

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A Niramish Bong Thaal
What: TGFC – The Gourmet Food Co . brings you yet another curated culinary experience. Explore the rich and diverse vegetarian options that the Bengali cuisine holds .Vegetarian cuisine holds an equally important place in the Bengali culture as it has been referred to as the food of the austere. In most well to do households lived large joint families and the ‘bhojon’ was cooked in two distinct kitchens – the niramish and the aamish kitchens. Here is the forgotten food from the Niramish kitchen that was served in the shadows of the Bengali household. Costs: Rs 999.

 When: Aug 27, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Where: Yari Road, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai (Address upon confirmation)

Contact (to book): 8879922831