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bpb Contest: Jean Claude Biguine, Colaba is booked out for bpb subscribers from 6.30 to 8.30 pm on June 30, where you can score one free service (mini manicure, pedicure, hand massage, foot rub or hairstyling). Feel like a haircut? Discounted rate (Rs 350) offered during this time. There’ll also be wine! To book email
Why: Cook, toss, mix, shake, roll, schmooze and (Mexican) wave at bpb and Sancho’s two hour culinary workshop. Here, head chef Victor and his team will teach you how to make a burrito from scratch (tortilla, guacamole, salsa, beans, rice) and mix a mean batch of margaritas. Sign up to be on our specials board.
When: Tuesday, July 12 from 6 to 8 pm.
What: Fly to Bangkok or Dubai and back for under 10k, visit www.goindigo.in or call 09910383838, Rs 9,999 including taxes.
Why: Your dirty little weekend has never been cheaper – book a seat available through Indigo’s promotional launch fares and shell out less for your ticket to Bangkok than to Bhubhaneshwar. Chances are that you’ll spend your flight unfed and sitting knees to nose but remember, you’re paying a small price! Plus, find our Bangkok guide here.
When: Flights off-fancy begin October 3, 2011; bookings open now for limited seats.
Why: If you have to let someone bash you up, it should be these guys: Trips Gone Crazy is a new party tourism company whose travel agendas includes pub crawls, VIP clubs, carnivals, full moon parties, beach blowouts and beer fests around the world. And if you manage to wake up in the morning, there’ll be sightseeing too. Bookings now open for Ibiza trip and Spanish tomatino festival.
When: The time is ripe from August 31 to September 7. Bookings open on June 25.
Why: (News) feed for your face: fresh fruit and veggies sourced from Lallu’s at Pali Market turn into mango mousse creams, lychee cleansers, jamun scrubs and avocado packs at Skin Kitchen’s yum new Bandra studio. Prepared by founder and aesthetician Diya Dembla, these products are applied in four therapy rooms along clay treatments, acupressure massages and traditional maalish for babies.
When: You want to recruit a fruit.
What: Wine glass tasting at Juben Wine Cellar, Shoppers Stop, level 2, Juhu, to RSVP call 26204444 or click here, Rs 500 per person.
Why: You might say that wine tastings are so last year, but this one is a glass apart. Here, you’ll get to try Black Tower Riesling from Germany and a 2006 Gerard Bertand cabernet sauvignon in three different glasses, to test how even the stemware you use can alter the taste of your vino.
When: Stem sell research on June 26 from 12 pm to 1:30 pm and 4 pm to 5:30 pm.
Event Round Up: Aarna exhibition featuring hip designers at Joss, Kalaghoda, opposite Jehangir Art Gallery, 11 am to 10 pm on June 24 and 25; Artists, The Other People, at Blue Frog, Lower Parel on June 25 at 10.30 pm, call 24955009; and water sports trail with Blueberry Trails at Kolad from June 25 to 26, call 9820089047.
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