A round-up of some of the very best things to do in the metropolitan city each month…
At the very end of the month, the new live action Disney film Dumbo hits the screens. With Tim Burton as director, expect this to be a darker and more gothic coloring of the original 1941 animated classic. Although the storyline steers off into a new direction, the film holds the same message and spellbinding magic of the original. Also, catch Arcade Fire’s contribution to the soundtrack – a sublime new rendition of the originally featured lullaby “Baby Mine”.
To know more: https://in.bookmyshow.com/mumbai/movies/dumbo/ET00055829
Festivals: Holy District
Revel in the madness of color to the sound of fresh beats at Holy District, the city’s biggest Holi party. Held at the NESCO grounds on March 21, this whirlwind of music, art, dance and performance brings together some of the country’s strongest artists to spin a mix of Bollywood and indie tunes to get colored to.
To know more: https://ticketninja.in/event/holy-district-2019/1274
Food and Drink: Cardboard
In ode to the choice of construction, Cardboard is the newest casual dining concept to hit BKC. Founded by the owners of BAD, the visuals are an innovative treat with the interiors and furniture constructed entirely of cardboard. A globally-inspired menu and a wide selection of South Indian coffees ensures that this is a place to gather with friends or find some solace with your laptop.
Workshops: Drawing Analysis Workshop
Uncover aspects of your personality through drawing at the beautiful co-working space, Ministry of New, on March 9th.
A professional graphologist will interpret the way you draw – your lines, forms and spacing – to share insights into your personality and thoughts while also unveiling your strengths and opportunities.
Talks: Women and Theatre in the City
For theatre buffs, Women and Theatre in the City on March 8th discusses the thespian culture of Mumbai and the women on and off-stage who influenced the art. Hosted by Avid Learning at the National Gallery of Modern Art, the panel unearths a little piece of the city’s cultural history in exploring the pioneer women of the Indian stage, their contemporary counterparts and their contributions to theatre.
Featured Image by Maharshi Patel