Weekend Guide: Calling the Shots
Thursday, 10 March 2011 19:45

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bUNSEN


What: Zinc, Mathuradas Mills, Senapati Bapat Marg, replacing Zenzi Mills, Lower Parel.

Why: On the periodic table of Mumbai’s nocturnal launches, Zinc is the newest element. According to owner Ronit Kanuga, this clounge (club + lounge) will feature an all-white bottom, sleek black first floor, house and hip hop music, Asian finger foods and explosive cocktails. Atomic number, indeed.   

When: Want ore? Opens on Thursday, March 17.


pAGE


What: Little Black Book: 20 Uber-Useful Contacts in Mumbai, read here.

Why: Because you need to clear up your skin, learn magic bar tricks, source molasses, customise your guitar. bpb gets the city’s in-the-know crowd to help you out. Diary queens!

When: You want to do a number of things.


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What: Dadasaheb Phalke movie screening with live musicians at Jnanapravaha, Queens Mansion, 3rd floor, Fort, near Cathedral School, same building as Gallery BMB, see here for more details, free.

Why: Revisit the legendary filmmaker’s Kaliya Mardan at this special screening, held in a super pretty yellow brick room, introduced by film historian Suresh Chabria and backed up by a live musical score.

When: March 14 at 6.30 pm. Love-kar!


bUFF


What: Strength and conditioning clinic by celebrity trainer Praveen Tokas, SS Sahney School, 4th floor, 18th Road, Khar (W), call 9769100093, Rs 4,000 for 12 classes, three times a week, free trial class.

Why: This private trainer to the stars has recently made room for us mortals, teaching a fitness regime called Corexx that challenges the body’s core muscles and incorporates yoga asanas. Other ’belles spotted at the class included a pretty actress, lithe choreographer and hot model. Boys, bring your equipment.

When: You don’t know squat.


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What: AJ and Ami’s Garage Sale, 503 Triton, Greenfield Society, opposite Juhu Post Office, near Ramee Guestline, Juhu, view the Facebook page here, prices on request.

Why: AJ and Ami are moving to San Francisco and are packing light. Excess baggage will be offloaded at their one-day garage sale which includes a skate board, cool art books, X Box and a seriously pretty antique phone in working condition. Ka-tring!

Also, concept store Le Mill opens tomorrow, Saturday March 12, complete with home furniture, clothes, accessories, a flower shop and a café. Visit at 17-25 Nandlal Jani Road, New Railway Bridge, Masjid Bunder (E) or look out for the bpb review!

When: Junk-it on March 13 from 8.30 am to 5 pm.


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Event round-up: Angelique Kidjo at NCPA on March 11, 7.30 pm; The Tribe – a travelling store at Bliss, Andheri on March 12, call 26332111, 11 am – 8 pm; Love is in the Air at The Comedy Store on March 13 at 8.30 pm.

 

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