Weekend Guide: Hit Scent!
Thursday, 03 March 2011 19:54


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bEGONIA

What: Orange Flower cakes from The Appetite Factory, call Suhasini Lohia on 9821012650, pick up from Juhu, place order one day in advance, Rs 30 each.
Why
: Cheerier than Van Gogh’s Sunflowers, Ms Suhasini’s posy-shaped  pound cakes with orange zest and caramel sauce are sure to brighten your table. Also stemming from her newly launched dessert factory are other bite-sized treats like chocolate tartlets and nutella-cream cheese cupcakes.
When
: You want to visit the flower mill.

Note: Also see our review of Canvas, Lower Parel’s newest restaurant.

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What: The Shop, 57/116, ground floor Drego House, Ambedkar Road, Bandra (W), view Facebook group here, start at Rs 20.
Why
: Block printed shirts for men, mal kimonos, antique furniture and paisley print furnishings will be the new tenants at Pali’s ancient Drego House, where Delhi-based The Shop is setting up, well, shop. Store partner Sandhya Gorthi recommends the mal curtains, but bpb’s eyeing a wooden Brainvita set with marbles.
When:
Opens next week. Look out for the full review!

pENSION

What: bpb’s Office List – Work Proposals, read here.
Why:
Graphic designers, translators, bespoke business suits and group sex (ok, not really) in our official guide for all working girls and boys.
When:
Now, before your inc. is dry.

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What: Ujaan music festival in the Sunderbans, visit www.ujaanfestival.com for schedule and tickets, start at Rs 400 for students.
Why:
Jalebee Cartel, Shaa’ir and Func, Rajasthan Roots, Three Little Indians and other stellar musical acts gather on a clay beach to sing for conservation of the Sunderbans. Best reason to go west!
When:
Head bong from March 10 - 12.

bLEED

What: V Heart Art launch exhibition at The Art Loft, Valentino Rest, next to Mehboob Studio, Bandra (W), to order directly from designer call 9820570712 or view Facebook page here, start at Rs 800.
Why:
After sixth months of toiling in her workshop, NIFT graduate Vihal Mehta has a whole (lot) in her Heart: framed scrabble tiles, pretty world maps, snow-white chandeliers and art benches. She takes custom orders as well.
When:
Art-ery block on March 6 and 7 from 1 pm to 10 pm.

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Event Round-up: Indian Ocean at Hard Rock Cafe on March 4, call 24382888, 10 pm; An Inconvenient Truth at Godrej Dance Academy Theatre, NCPA on March 5 at 11 am; Harley Davidson Freedom Film Festival at PVR Cinemas until March 6.

 

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