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Food & Wine: Wine-Tails Workshop

Looking to just understand wines, update your knowledge of them or just enjoy a drink, Wine-Tails is where you need to be. UrbanRestro is back with the next edition of Wine-Tails — Reinvent Your Wine Experience, in association with Sula Wines.

The workshop covers the following topics:

- Learn how to taste wine and its preparation

- Taste different types of wine and know the difference

- Preparation of wine cocktails

- Quick contests

- Three-course set meal

Fee: Rs. 1000

@ La Patio, 8th floor, Morya Landmark 2,Opposite Infinity Mall, Off New Link Road, Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri west

When: June 07 (Saturday)

Time: 5 p.m.

Contact: 8600088886, 022-26744909


Animal welfare: First-Aid Workshop

The Welfare of Stray Dogs (WSD) is conducting a half day First-Aid workshop for dog lovers.

The following topics will be covered:

-Basic body language for safe handling.

-How to examine a dog.

-Recognition of symptoms & identification of canine diseases

-Handling Emergencies - poisoning, burns, bleeding, acute vomiting & diarrhoea.

-Basic First Aid - Treatment of wounds, skin disease.

-Nursing of pups and kittens

This workshop is interactive wherein demonstrations like muzzling a dog, examination, taking pulse and temperature and application of pressure bandage. A First-Aid care leaflet is also handed out to the participants. The Workshop is conducted by an animal behaviourist, a WSD veterinarian and WSD personnel.

The workshop is free but has limited capacity.

@ Girgaum, near Opera House

When: June 8 (Sunday)

Time: 10 a.m.

To register: Call WSD on 64222838 / e-mail:


Storytelling: Mumbai Local’s Thinking About Words

Author and activist Jerry Pinto is a firm believer that everyone has at least one magnificent story to tell. In his session, he will explain how you can get hold of that story and will give you a beginner’s toolkit. Pinto also teaches journalism at the Sophia Institute of Social Communications Media at the Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai.

Entry: Free and open to all. Museum Entry fees (Rs. 10) apply.

@ Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, Byculla (E)

When: June 08 (Sunday)

Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Contact: To save your seat write to them at:, or just show up directly at the venue.


Food & Wine: The 2nd Indian Wine Consumer's Choice Awards 2014

Discover India's finest wines which were awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at the Indian Wine Consumer's Choice Awards wine competition, organised by All Things Nice. Interact with winery representatives and other wine enthusiast, while enjoying a continuous flow of wine and delicious appetizers from Le Pain Quotidien.

Ticket: Rs. 1350 (inclusive of food and beverage)

When: June 07 (Saturday)

@ Le Pain Quotidien: Mumbai, Dhanraj Mahal, Near Gateway of India, Apollo Bunder

Time: 7.30 p.m.


Music: Junkyard Groove live @ BlueFROG

Formed in 2005, Junkyard Groove has become a mainstay in the Indian Independent music scene. From being signed to an international label, opening for some of the biggest bands in the world like Iron Maiden, Incubus, Prodigy, Robert Plant and more, to being dropped from their label, and going through line up changes…their show goes on despite ups and downs.

Entry: Rs. 350 or Rs. 1000 post 9 p.m.

@ blueFROG, D/2 Mathuradas Mills Compound N.M. Joshi Marg, Lower Parel

When: June 12 (Thursday)

Time: 10 p.m. – 11.30 p.m.


Music: Anandotsav by Kavita Seth

Anandotsav is an annual event of Sufi music. Renowned Bollywood and Sufi singer Kavita Seth, along with her Karwaan Group of renowned musicians, will be presenting Sufi songs that not only touch the soul, but also unite you with the divine. She will sing renditions of Sufi poets like Maulana Rumi, Bulleh Shah, Kabir and Hazrat Amir Khusrow.

Tickets: Rs.200 to Rs.700

@ Nehru Centre, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli

When: Jun 10 (Tuesday)

Time: 7.30 p.m.

Contact: Rhythm House: 022 43222727 / Nehru Center: 022 2496 4676-80


Comedy: NCPA Cheer! Comedy Festival 2014

As a part of its Cheer! Comedy Festival, NCPA hosts plays and stand-up. The first two in the line-up are:

Bombed (Comedy play):

Bombed is a light-hearted look at today's weed-loving urban youth, the city we live in, religion, and how our paranoia about terrorism warps our lives and relationships with neighbours and friends. (18 and above only)

@ NCPA Marg, Nariman Point

When: June 08 (Sunday)

Time: 6.30 p.m.

Tickets: Rs. 200/ 300/ 500

Music of Comedic Proportions (Stand-up comedy):

Everybody likes to listen to music and a few people like to listen to jokes. How do comedians become popular? Mixing the two and scamming the audience to believe its music with comedy. Here are a bunch of comedians who do their jokes while playing a musical instrument in a rhyme scheme. (15 and above only)

@ NCPA Marg, Nariman Point

When: June 08 (Sunday)

Time: 8 p.m.

Tickets: Rs. 600

Contact: 022-2282 4567


Art: A Terrible Beauty by Meera Devidayal

The abandoned mills at the heart of Mumbai city are artist Meera Devidayal’s muse. Her photos portray the cruel and strange irony of this unused land which at first a property of the wealthy mill owners is now home to the homeless and drug peddlers.

@ Chemould Prescott Road, Third Floor, G. T. Marg, Near Cathedral School, Fort

When: Till July 09

Time: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Sundays closed)

Phone: 022 2200 0211/12

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