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Your weekend planner guide 27th Feb

Here is a list of events taking place this weekend to help you plan a fun filled day off…

With Maha Shivratri falling on Thursday, Punekars (few of us. Most companies have not declared it a holiday) are rejoicing the extra holiday.  Keeping this in mind, many big events in the city are scheduled on Thursday, which include concerts, plays, musical programs, ghazals and film screenings. Here is a list of events taking place this weekend to help you plan a fun filled day off.
[divider ]27th February, Thursday[/divider]

IndiEarth OnScreen – Music Special

1900149_10153810518685133_740882873_nFilm 1:
Parveen Sultana: The Queen of Melody
Director: Kaberi Chakraborty
Duration:26 min
English INDIA 2011
Genre: Biography, Short
Films Division Presentation.

This biographical film is on Begum Parveen Sultana, as one of the foremost classical vocalists in India.
Film 2:
A day in the Life – Bhrigu Sahni – Artist Page
Direction: Jamun
Duration:1.5 min
English INDIA 2012
Music Video
‘A Day in the Life – interdependence – IndiaJAM ‘
A short video collab by Bhrigu Sahni and Jamun
Film 3:
Songs of Mashangva
Director: Oinam Doren
Duration:64 min
English, Tangkhul/Manipuri (English subtitles) INDIA 2012
Genre: Biography, Documentary
The film was shot for more than 18 months in Shillong, Kolkatta, Rajasthan, New Delhi, Imphal, Nagaland and a number of misty, mysterious villages in Ukhrul district of Manipur.
Where: High Spirits, Survey no 35a/1 Ghorpadi Gaon North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune
Time: 8pm onwards

Latin Evening

Latin Evening
Don’t dance to someone else’s tunes. This Thursday do the Salsa on your own terms.
Where: The Oak Lounge, Oakwood Premier, 1st Floor Annexe, Koregaon Park, Pune
Time: 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Contact: 02026747474, 02067257799, 02067257788

One Night Stand

1795861_10151870072511666_1937341551_oBangalore band, One Night Stand has been wowing the audience for a while. And now they are stepping out of the city and reaching out to the world, having signed a contract with a record label. The band comprising Hemanth Diwakaran (lead guitarist), EK Abhilash (drummer), Johnathan (pianist), and Behram Siganporia (lead vocalist and bass guitarist) – has come a long way from being just a ‘one night stand’.
Where: High Rock Cafe, 81/82, Koregaon Park Extension, East Main Road , Mundhwa, Pune
Time: 8pm onwards
Contact: 02067258888, 02067258899

Abhishek Mantri

Resolve to drink the Bar empty!! Put your hands together for one of Punes home grown Top DJs, his set, full of fun & unexpected twists, is sure to keep you in an energetic flow all night.
Where: Olive Bistro, Poona Club, 6 , Near Railway Station, Bund Garden Road, Pune
Time: 8pm onwards
Contact: 02026338228, 7709048228

Gazal Night

Atmosphere 6 presenting you Yash Raj musical’s Ghazal Night.
Where: Atmosphere 6, 6th Floor, Lunkad Skymax , Viman Nagar, Pune
Time: 8pm to 11pm
Contact: 9372937524

Live in Concert- Avadhoot Gupte

Avdhoot Gupte
Famous Marathi and Hindi music composer will enthrall the audience with his super hit songs from his album and movies in one of his rare live concerts.
Where: Krushna Sunder Lawns, Near Mhatre Bridge, Karve Nagar, Pune-04
Time: 6pm onwards
Tickets: Rs. 300 to Rs. 1000
Contact: Bookmyshow


Sajda, a Sufi concert is being presented by Parshwa and organised by Mr. Sandeep, head of Panchwadkar Manorang. Be its part and you will get to enjoy a soulful vocal recital by two of the female and male artists. The dancing and singer is also a part 6 of this eve. So, go for it and you are sure to have!
Where: Bal Gandharva Rang Mandir, Deccan Gymkhana , Jangali Maharaj Road, Pune
Time: 9:30pm onwards
Tickets: Rs. 150, Rs. 250
Contact: 02025532959

Mr and Mrs

mrandmrsthumb-5Mr & Mrs, a Marathi play featuring actors Madhura Velankar and Chinmay Mandlekar will be staged.
Production : Rujuta Productions, Terracomm Media
Producer : Naren Chavan, Rujuta Chavan, Abhijeet Satam
Writer : Aslam Parvez
Director : Priyadarshan Jadhav
Music Composer : Hrishikesh Kamerkar
Cast : Chinmay Mandlekar, Madhura Welankar Satam, Priyadarshan Jadhav, Aniruddha Joshi, Yashashree Upasni, and others..
Set Design : Prasad Walawalkar
Lights : Bhushan Desai
Genre : Romantic Thriller
Where: Tilak Smarak Mandir, 1651, Sadashiv Peth , Tilak Road, Pune
Time: 12:30pm onwards
Contact: 02024339005

Chhapa Kata

chapa-kata-thumbChhapa Kata, a Marathi play featuring actors Reema Lagoo and Mukta Barve.
Production : Rasika, Anamika
Producer : Mukta Barve, Dinesh Pednekar
Writer : Iravati Karnik
Director : Sameer Vidhwans
Music Composer : Narendra Bhide
Cast : Shreeram Gadgil, Ashish kulkarni, Mukta Barve, Reema
Where: Bal Gandharva Rang Mandir, Deccan Gymkhana , Jangali Maharaj Road, Pune
Time: 12:30pm onwards
Contact: 02025532959
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Soul India by Hariharan

Aptly titled Soul India, music from various corners in India have been showcased in this concert. A unique blend of Film Songs, Fusion, Ghazals, Thumri & Folk interwoven with each other. The Concert begins with a Folk Mix foraying into Ghazals and then turns into a Film songs & dissolves into a fusion Music. Soul India is indeed a meandering river giving shades of each style at every turn and twist.
Where: Ganesh Kala Krida Mandir, Swargate, Pune
Time: 7:30pm onwards
Contact: 02024447712
Tickets: Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000

A Twisted Tale In Dillydale

ET00019032“A Twisted Tale In Dillydale”, is a rib-tickling adventure featuring Roger Hargreaves` iconic and classic characters Mr. Men & Little Miss. A lot can happen when a naughty clown enters Dillydale to create havoc in the lives of Mr. Men & Little Mess by taking away their friend Little Miss Princess.
10 year old Daniel is then sent to stop the clown. Will Daniel be able to help his new friends? Will he be able to stop the clown? What will happen when the Dillydalers find out the big secret about Daniel? To join in the adventure, come and watch this childrens spectacular musical.
Language: English
Cast: Pawan Singh, Ranvir Punater, Suraj Chauhan, Marcell Dsouza, Prateek Sur, Priyanka Gairola, Swarali Marathe
Directed by: Rashi Bunny
Where: Nehru Memorial Hall, 4 Dr. Ambedkar Road Opposite BJ College Medical Ground. , Camp Cantonment, Pune
Time: 6:30pm onwards
Tickets: Rs. 300 to Rs. 800
Contact: 02026128560, 02026128768

Oil Paintings Exhibition

45;358;1851;763;1031;773Rajesh Gawas, a software engineer by profession, is a self-learned artist. He started painting as a childhood hobby using watercolors. Currently working as a team lead at Persistent Systems Ltd, he is pursuing his interest in painting on weekends. All the likes and appreciation have now encouraged him to have an exhibition of his collection. The artist is inspired by nature, people, expressions etc. His collection includes human expressions, landscapes, birds, flowers, portraits etc. Rajesh is ready with his first solo exhibition (Rangon mein) of 50+ Oil paintings at Kala Dalan.

Till: 2nd March, Sunday
Where: Kaladalan, 1st Floor, Karve Road, Kothrud, Pune
Time: 10am to 8pm
[divider ]1st March, Saturday[/divider]

Workshop on Italian Cuisine

The following recipes will be demonstrated –
• Pasta Florentine
• Spaghetti Neapolitan
• Pizza
• Lasagna
• Jalapeno & cheese croquettes
• Italian Herb Mix
Where: Rajuls Cooking Classes, Sanghvi Bungalow, Shivaji Nagar, Pune
Time: 1pm to 4:15pm
Fees: Rs. 600
Phone: 9766622662

Discovery of Taste with Master Chef Roberto Boggio

Le Meridien Pune invites Italian food enthusiasts to be a part of a first of its kind experience, an interactive cooking session with Master Chef Roberto Boggio and a chance to interact with him over lunch. Master Chef Roberto enhances the Italian dining experience for the city of Pune, his signature Italian style of cooking ensures everyone who dines at Favola gets a piece of Italy on their plate.
The event will welcome first 20 participants to engage with Master Chef Roberto to discover a three course Italian meal. Delectable dishes to be taught during this event would include authentic Italian dishes like Risotto, Ossobuco (Lamb Shank with Gremolada) and a dessert Budino al cioccolato to complete the sumptuous three course meal. During the event Master Chef Roberto will enlighten us with his thoughts and take on Italian food and culture. Favola is all set to give you an absolutely memorable Italian experience!
Where: Favola, Le Meridien Pune, Near Railway Station, Pune
Time: 1 pm
Price: Rs.1000/- inclusive of Taxes
Contact: 02026050505
[divider ]2nd March, Sunday[/divider]

Food and Heritage Walk through Old City

1966061_551457128295703_1603543082_oJoin Pune Food Trails on our next ‘Food & Heritage Walk’ through the old city and explore the traditional eating joints along with some heritage locations. Get the authentic taste of Pune by visiting restaurants which have been serving delicious food for more than 60 years!

The trail will be guided by Jayesh Paranjape who is a quintessential Punekar, a hardcore foodie at heart, and who knows the best and the most authentic places to eat in the city! No better way to spend your Sunday morning than walking through the old city and having breakfast at 4 different locations!
Reporting time: 8:45 am. We will be done by 11:30 am
Venue: Mahatma Phule Mandai (Tilak Statue)
Cost: INR 600 per person
This includes
Unlimited food at all the 4 locations
Mineral Water
Some take-away snacks
Locations and Menus
– Shrikrishna Bhuvan – Puneri ‘Misal’, Shira and Taak (Chhas)
– New Sweet Home – Sabudana Khichadi and a variety of laddoos
– Poona Guest House – Puran Poli, Thalipeeth & Dadpe Pohe
– Cold drink House – Mango Mastani

Sunday Brunch

Whether it’s a family get-together, gathering of good friends, or just a relaxing brunch for you and a special someone, Sunday Brunner meets the desires of every diner. Senses are pampered by authentic flavours of traditional Indian, Oriental & Mediterranean cuisines. Diners are enchanted as their skillful chefs take you on a culinary journey from beginning to end to give you a complete experience of a Sunday brunch at the JW Marriott Pune. BRUNNER take you onto a culinary journey of From Breakfast to Dinner – The Brunch is so good that you arent hungry till dinner time. The brunner at JW Marriott Pune provides you with a plethora of different cuisines at three different outlets – Spice Kitchen, Shakahari and Alto Vino.
Where: JW Marriott Hotel and Convention, Gokhalenagar, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune
Time: 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Contact: 02066833333