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Weekend guide: Music, Food & theatre

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Atelier’s Campus Theatre Festival

What: Atelier’s ACT Fest aka Atelier’s Campus Theatre Festival is the world’s largest Youth Theatre fiesta.  Till date this festival has witnessed more than 300 performances in 9 seasons. The Season 10 will showcase the best of Campus Theatre with emphasis on vernacular theatre as well along with unique revived forms like dastangoi and red nose clowning. ACT festival is supported by the Bollywood fraternity: Saurabh Shukla, Piyush Mishra, Gul Panag, Lushin Dubey.

When: 25 & 26 March, 7 pm onwards


Where: CLAP, Unit No. 201, A Wing, 2nd Floor Solitaire II, Opposite Infinity Mall, Malad West

Vivarta— Kathak by Kumidini Lakhia

What: Kathak performance by Padma Bhushan—Kumidini Lakhia, premiering at the NCPA, the group production Vivarta has been choreographed by the legendary Kathak exponent by Kumidini herself.  The production, based on the poem ‘Ni-ra- tata-dhang,’ a composition by Maharaj Bindadin, the Adiguru of Kathak dance, narrates the actual bols of the Kathak vocabulary and highlights the movement patterns of the classical technique of Kathak dance.

When: March 25, 7 pm onwards

Where: Tata Theatre: NCPA, Nariman Point, NCPA Marg, Mumbai

Music:

Nucleya at Dublin Square

 What: A music concert featuring the sensational, Nucleya performing live at Dublin Square, One of the early proponents of dubstep in India, in five short years, Nucleya has emerged as one of the most exciting, experimental and engaging producers in the Indian scene. Single-handedly responsible for defining a sound and building a lexicon of bass music unique to India, Nucleya aka Udyan Sagar is undoubtedly the country’s most popular and influential independent artist. So get ready to groove to Laung GawachaBass RaniRaja Baja & many more numbers. Be blown over by a storm of music & magic!

Where: Dublin Square, Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla

When: March 26, 7 pm onwards

The Ghazal Symphony

 What:  The Ghazal Symphony concert for all the ghazal lovers, the concert promises to evoke nostalgia as the most celebrated young Ghazal exponent Anurag Sharma and the popular voice from Bengal Anwesshaa go down memory lane and sing the classics immortalized by Mehdi Hassan, Madan Mohan, Lata Mangeshkar, Ghulam Ali and other Legends followed by the Ghazal living legend Pankaj Udhas

When: March 25, 7 pm onwards

Where: Shanmukhananda Hall: Mumbai, Behind Gandhi Market, Comrade Harbanslal Marg, Sion, Mumbai

Food:

Fresh Sushi at Asia Kitchen & Bar

What: Good news for all the Sushi lovers, Asia Kitchen & Bar has added a bit of fun to their menu for all the sushi lovers. Their Fried Tuna roll with a tinge of spicy mayo and teriyaki flavour is a speciality you must have. For all the vegetarians in the house they have three special rolls; Asparagus Tempura roll that will bewilder your taste buds with the chefs secret sauce, alongside their Vietnamese roll that will make you want more and their cream cheese roll is a favourite which you just can’t stop indulging in. If you love seafood then you’re in heaven as their Spider roll, California roll and Prawn Tempura roll will satiate your cravings.

When: Everyday, 12:30 to 3:30 pm & 7 pm to 11 pm

Where: Asia Kitchen & Bar, Sakinaka Junction, Andheri Kurla Road, Sakinaka, Mumbai

Taste of Hakkasan

What: The lavishly designed 3 course set menu features a variety of chef’s special dishes to help you and your loved ones experience the true essence of Modern Cantonese cuisine at Hakkasan. Begin your meal with the Mock Duck Salad followed by any 2 small eats which includes Har Gau, Prawn and chive dumpling, Chicken shui mai, Crispy duck roll, Grilled shanghai dumpling, Carrot cake, Pak choi dumpling, Crystal dumpling, Vegetable chive dumpling and Edamame truffle dumplings. End your meal with the Dessert of the day or Sorbet / Ice-cream of the day or Dark chocolate mousse with mandarin sorbet with additional elegance martini will be paired along with the meal. The set meal will take your taste buds on a tantalizing journey through China.

When: 25 & 26 March, 7 pm onwards

Where: 206, Krystal, Waterfield Road, Linking Road, Bandra West

Laugh Ride:

Lazy Writing

What: Abhishek Upmanyu brings you once again, his extremely popular and successful stand-up comedy specials, with a hilarious line-up of stand-up artists that are sure to leave you in splits!
In Lazy Writing, Abhishek Upmanyu will be trying out one hour of jokes before his special. With a new line-up every weekend, make sure you don’t miss out on any one of these comics.

When: 25 & 26 March, 8:30 pm onwards

Where: Tuning Fork Studios: Mumbai, 1st Floor, Hotel Unicontinental, Ram Krishna Nagar, Khar West, Road Number 3, Mumbai

HaHaKaar: One Hour Of Hilarity

What: A stand-up show by laughter specialist Gaurav Kapoor, One of the funniest guys you would meet on and off stage, Gaurav aims to deliver HaHaKaar literally and figuratively in this special show. In a short time, GK has performed on the biggest of stages across the country including opening for Russell Brand on his India tour. After a blockbuster first show Chalta Hai Comedy takes HaHaKaar is all set to tickle your funny bones.

When: 26 March, 7 pm onwards

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