The complete listings of the best events in Pune. Make your weekend plan more happening with us…
[divider ]28th November, Thursday[/divider]
Gobble up a lip-smacking Thanksgiving feast
Head to Kitsch, the O Hotel’s all day dining restaurant, on Thursday, November 28 to reflect on the good and celebrate with a traditional thanksgiving lunch buffet. Experience a traditional thanksgiving meal complete with the Chef’s carving the turkey at The O Hotel. The lavish spread will also include other festive delicacies like Roasted Red Pumpkin Soup, Roasted Turkey with Cranberry Sauce, Chicken Roulade, Apple Pie and much more!
Where: Kitsch, The O Hotel, Koregaon Park, Pune
Time: Buffet – 12pm to 3pm; Table d’hôte – 7pm to 11pm
Contact: +91 20 40011000
Gods Own Country
Gods Own country will descend this month at our very own JW Marriott Hotel Pune bringing an affair of delicious and relishing food from the authentic kitchens of Kerala. The Festival is a delight for the non-vegetarians and the vegetarian. Kerala buffet dinner will be available from 7:30pm-11pm at Spice Kitchen and Shakahari till 2nd Dec 2013.
In a desire to serve all their patrons with the best of the executive chef’s home state food, Chef Ajmal and his team will bring to you gastronomic delights like the ‘Avial’, ‘Kalan’,’ Theyal’, ‘Payasam’ etc.
Till: 2nd December, Monday
Where: JW Marriott, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune
Time: 7:30pm to 11pm
Price: Rs. 950 inclusive of taxes for adults at Shakahari and Rs. 1050+ taxes for adults at Spice Kitchen
Livewire Tribute to Bryan Adams
“LiveWire” is a Pune based band initiated in 2004. Their music has been influenced by various rock icons and bands like Eric Clapton, AC/DC, Pink Floyd, Bon Jovi, Guns N Roses, Dire Straits.They do various tributes to the gods of rock.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe, 81/82, Koregaon Park Extension, East Main Road , Mundhwa, Pune
Time: 8pm onward
Contact: 02067258888, 02067258899
Ashadhatil ek divas
Aashadhatil Ek Divas, a Marathi play translated from Mohan Rakesh’s story Aashadh Ka Ek Din.
Where: Bal Gandharva Rang Mandir, Deccan Gymkhana , Jangali Maharaj Road, Pune
Time: 9:30pm onward
[divider ]29th November, Friday[/divider]
Devour with a platter of exquisitely palatable delicacies that lead you through an astounding journey of gourmet luxury! Sample various flavoured and aromatic teas from around the world only at Mix@36.
Till: 30th November, Saturday
Where: Mix@36, 2nd Floor , Koregaon Park, Pune
Time: 3pm to 5pm
Salsa Edition of Retro Night
Grab your bell bottoms and break out your dancing shoes… It’s going to be a night of fun, with lots of Dancing, boozing, mouthwatering food and enjoy the best chart busters from DJ Deep and Vabby. 10% Discount on Food. Fridaze at Cocoparra got even better, more reason to shake your Hip. Inviting all to rock the floor with Heels.
Where: Cocoparra, Survey No. 20A, Chandan Nagar Kharadi Bridge , Mundhwa, Pune
[divider ]30th November, Saturday[/divider]
Workshop on Sizzlers
The following recipes will be demonstrated –
• Veg. Cutlet in Pepper Sauce Sizzler
• Paneer / Tofu Stake in BBQ Sauce Sizzler
• Paneer Shaslik
• Glazed Vegetables
• Szechwan Sizzling Vegetables Sizzler
• Sizzler Rice / Noodles
• Biscuit cake
Where: Rajuls Cooking Classes, Sanghvi Bungalow , Shivaji Nagar, Pune
Time: 1pm to 4:30pm
Fees: Rs. 700
Musical night at Cocoparra with Rising Stars
Cocoparra brings to you an unforgettable night of music with Rising Stars. Catch the best of melodious talent this Saturday as five promising bands perform in the forest of Gods. Let your hair down with the bands Aagamya, Studmuffin, Antarix, BaLaLaIkA and N.S.T as they take the stage to take you on a musical journey. Groove to alternate rock, progressive rock, experimental Hindi rock, grunge and more. Come along with your family and friends and experience the night with great music, food and fun.
Where: Cocoparra, Mundhwa-Kharadi Road
A Cellar Night at Evviva Sky Lounge
They say the best wines are ones you drink with friends and the best nights are the ones you spend drinking wine…On 30th November 2013, 8PM onwards, Evviva Sky Lounge is opening its cellar doors and un-bottling some fine wines like Sangiovese, merlot, chanin, chanin blan, cabernet shiraz, sauvignon blanc. Think a light winter chill in the air, a panoramic rooftop city view and a glass of your favourite wine in hand! All that, plus some live music and food pairings created by our team of creative chefs and bartenders. The non-drinkers of wine are going to be well taken care of as well. There is going to be plenty of beer, breezers, cocktails and spirits that will do the rounds!
Time: 8PM onwards
Venue: Level 8, Evviva Sky Lounge, Courtyard by Marriott Pune City Centre, Bund Garden Road
Contact: +91-9673631105 / 020-67248181
[divider ]1st December, Sunday[/divider]
Experience Hyatt Pune’s signature Crossover Brunch with traditional Thanksgiving delicacies. The brunch will feature Thanksgiving favourites like Roast Chicken, Roast Lamb, Apple Tart, Pumpkin Pie and so much more! For all you lovers of the Asian cuisine, Baan Tao, the hotels specialty restaurant will prepare some of the best Asian delights. The chef’s at Baan Tao will also prepare a hero dish of the day, using age old recipes!
Where: Hyatt Pune, Kalyani Nagar
Time: 12pm to 4pm
Contact: +91 20 41411234
The Class Act
The play is based in an acting class where the students come from different religious backgrounds and are pitted against each other in various acting exercises – exposing the myth of UNITY in DIVERSITY amongst Indians – where everybody is just out to get each other and be a ‘class’ apart.
Watch a Parsi, Hindu, Muslim, Goan-Christian and woman come together to display and destruct the stereotypes that exist in our society – that Caste is but a temporary fad… Class- is permanent.
Cast: Meherzad Patel, Danesh Irani, Afshad Kelawala, Danesh Khambata Sajeel parakh and Parinaz jal.
Writer and Director: Meherzad Patel
Where: Nehru Memorial Hall, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Pune
Time: 7:30pm onward
Duration: 130 minutes
Contact: Ticket Enqiries: 9270429000, Online Booking: http://in.
Ghulam Ali Live in Concert
One of the foremost voices and the torch bearer of the art of Ghazals. Celebrating the legend’s 73rd birthday, Ustad Ghulam Ali Khan will be performing live. His style and variations in singing Ghazals has been noted as unique, as he blended Hindustani Classical Music with ghazals, unlike any other Ghazal singer. Many of his hit ghazals have been used in Bollywood movies. Ustad Ghulam Ali`s some memorable ghazals include Chupke Chupke Raat Din, Kal Chaudhvin Ki Raat Thi, Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa, Kiya Hai Pyar Jise, May Nazar Se Pee Rahahoon, Mastana Peeye, Ye Dil Ye Pagal Dil, Apni Dhoon Mein. Come and be a part of this historical moment with the Ghazal maestro!
Where: Mahalaxmi Lawns, Singad Road , Karve Nagar, Pune
Time: 7pm onward
Tickets: Rs. 499 to Rs. 5000
Photography Workshop by Celebrity Photographer Sameer Belvalkar
Celebrity Photographer Sameer Belvalkar brings the most awaited photography workshop Aperture Overtures, a basic photography workshop for Puneites. The workshop has limited number of seats and requires a pre-registration. The workshop will make you comfortable with semi-automatic and manual modes of exposure, the manipulation of depth of field, and the ground rules for using specific shutter speeds. The workshop is held keeping in mind all the photo enthusiasts and semi- professionals. This start-from-scratch workshop takes you from the basics of proper exposure to the ultimate goal of creating stunning photographs. The class will include dozens of professional tips and tricks to take your photos to the next level. Sameer Belvalkar originally from Pune is synonymous with Fashion, Movie and Celebrity photography. He has shot publicity pictures for blockbuster movies like Jodha Akbar, My Name is Khan and We are Family.
Where: Deccan Gymkhana Club, Survey No 759/2, Talim Pavilion Deccan Gymkhana, Pune
Time: 10am to 5pm
Fees: Rs. 5000 (includes lunch, refreshments & course material)