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Updated: March 22, 2014 14:50 IST

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Music: London Symphony Orchestra

The London Symphony Orchestra makes its third visit to India with British conductor Daniel Harding leading two different programs: Mussorgsky: Night on the Bare Mountain; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto; Stravinsky: Petrushka (v. 1947)

An hour before the concert, Maestro Daniel Harding will be in conversation with Gareth Davies, Principal Flute of the LSO. This is free for ticket holders for that evening’s concert.

@ Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point

When: March 14, 15 (Friday, Saturday)

Time: 7 p.m.



Nature: Flamingo Watch at Sewri Mudflats

Join Bombay Natural History Society’s nature trail as they take you to view the beautiful Lesser Flamingos and Greater Flamingos feeding at Sewri mudflats. Sewri is also the place for many migratory birds such as Broad-billed Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Black-tailed Godwit, Whimbrel, and Eurasian Curlew, which would be preparing for the return migration.

Charges: Rs. 100 (for members) and Rs. 150 (for non-members)

Reporting: Outside Sewri railway station (East) at the railway crossing junction at 6.30 a.m.

@ Sewri mudflats

When: March 15 (Saturday)

Time: 6.30 a.m. – 9.30 a.m.

Registration/ Contact: Hornbill House - 22871202/22821811; E-mail:;


Art: Itihaas exhibition

Go back in time and take a peek into India’s past with this exhibition of rare sculptures at Art Musings, in association with Natesan's Antiqarts.

The sculptures, dating between 1500 BC to 2000 CE, depict various geographies and dynasties like Chola, Hoysala, Chera and Rashtrakuta, besides others.

@ Art Musings Gallery, No. 1, Admiralty Building, Colaba Cross Lane, Colaba

When: March 15 (Saturday)

Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: 022-22163339/ 022-22186071


Art: Oil Painting workshop

‘Exploring Nuances of Oil Painting’ is a workshop to try your hand at and the learn of this art with Mumbai-based French artist Soazic Guezennec.

Besides learning the nuances and techniques of oil painting, you can bring along the work of your favourite artist and Soazic will help you to create your own interpretations of it.

Fee: Rs 1,500 per session.

@ The Art Loft, 37 Waroda Road, Bandra (W)

When: March 18, 25 (Tuesdays)

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Registration/contact:; 981932958


Film: Le Chat du Rabbin

Prithvi Theatre in association with Alliance Franaise de Mumbai, will screen Le Chat du Rabbin. Based on the best-selling graphic novel by Joann Sfar, the movie tells the story of a rabbi and his talking cat — a sharp-tongued feline philosopher brimming with scathing humour and a less than pure love for the rabbi`s daughter. The film transcends a continent from Algiers to Maghrebi and Saharan nights, in search of a lost Ethiopian city.

@ Prithvi House, Juhu

When: March 19 (Wednesday)

Time: 7:00 p.m.



Theatre: Nirbhaya — Breaking the silence

The award winning and critically acclaimed play about the Delhi rape launch begins its Kickstarter campaign to fund a tour of India Nirbhaya. Helmed by Yael Farber and his team, the play took this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival by storm, and has also won several awards.

@ Tata Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point

When: March 18, 19, 20 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

Time: 7.30 p.m.

Tickets/Contact: Murli – 9892132711 at NCPA box office/

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