Event Listings

Weekend Planner Guide July 17

The Punekar’s handy weekend planner guide is back. Here’s the list of events taking place in the city that can transform your weekend. Go ahead, read and take your pick to enjoy a fun-filled weekend…

The weekend is here again and the it is the time to unwind, enjoy, have a blast and spend some quality time with close ones…
[divider ]July 18, Friday[/divider]

Taste the Southern Spice

Appam & Chicken Gassi Curry - CY ChakanCourtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan invites all the foodies in town to indulge in some authentic South Indian street food delicacies this month. Known to be one of the healthiest Indian cuisines, on offer is an array of street food dishes from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Pamper your taste buds to some popular South Indian dishes like Kothu Parathas Uttapams and Idiappams! Pair them with spicy chutneys, sambars & stews that are sure to elevate your monsoon experience to another level! Guests can also treat themselves to dishes like Kanchipuram idlis, Pesarattu, Sundal, Veechu Paratha, Chicken Gassi Curry with appams an much more!
Where: MoMo Café, Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan
When: Till July 18, Friday and July 21, Monday to July 25, Friday
Price: Rs 699 plus taxes (Lunch)
Contact: 02135 666651 / 66

Gig-a-Bite feat JJ Sticks and Ryan

10525773_10152601740426171_5035807148880964684_nKick start your weekend with the Gig-A-Bite featuring another power act going Live with our Big Stage!
After touring across India, UK & Asia with their band ‘Something Relevant’ & ‘Baycity Lights’, the uber-cool ‘JJ STICKS & RYAN’ promise to take you in the dancing world of Electro Swing, NuDisco, Funk & Soul.
Where: Euriska, Next to Koregaon Park Plaza, Koregaon Park, Pune
Time: 8:30pm onwards

Beat The Fest 2014

10521312_919316801416979_2406869584954831866_nBEAT- The FEST 2014 is featuring the very best of Battle Of Bands, Dance face-offs and War of DJ’S showcasing the best talent in Pune!
When: July 18, Friday to July 20, Sunday
Where: Seasons Mall, Magarpatta City, Pune
Time: 3:30pm to 8pm
Contact: 9850394785, 8805096496, 9823709488
[divider ]July 19, Saturday[/divider]

Masterclass with Chef Rushina Munshaw

Rushina'sSecrets1This Saturday, celebrity chef Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal unveils her secrets in a masterclass at Eighty Eight, Hyatt Pune.
Rushina who just recently launched her well acclaimed book ‘A pinch of this and a handful of that’ is a master of the art of creating spectacular gastronomical delicacies and will teach culinary enthusiasts popular recipes from her book such as Dal Soup, Sun Dried Tomato Pasta, Clove Scented Lamb in Red wine, Curry Leaf Fish and Tamarind Aubergine.
So, if you too think that eating is a necessity but cooking is an art, get ready to experience two joyful hours of perfect cooking, personally guided by Rushina and create impressive preparations with her culinary secrets.
What’s more, guests can also enjoy an array of complementary hi-tea delicacies after the master class as they catch up with Rushina for a more personal chat!
Where: Eighty Eight, Hyatt Pune, Kalyani Nagar, Pune
Time: 4pm to 6pm
Fees: Rs. 600 inclusive of all taxes
Contact: +91 20 41411234/ Vimal Verma: +91 9158896250

Ship of Theseus- Open Air Film Screening

Not only is Ship of Theseus a cinematic retelling of an age old Greek rhetoric, it is a story of the valiant attempt of the human spirit to meet content and discontent, morality and immorality and rise a notch higher. But beyond being just a cinematic experience, it creates a conflict in the minds of the audience and leaves you with so much more than what you came in with.
Don’t miss this one – Lost The Plot presents ‘Ship of Theseus’ on Saturday, the 19th of July at 8:15 pm.
Where: 7th Floor, Lost the Plot, Seasons Hotel, Aundh
Time: 8:15pm onwards

Goshta Eka Kalachi – Kalya Pandhrya Padadyachi

10477550_10204322648408338_8068001281899271871_oThe play is a first person narrative of a retired professor who accidentally lands in his memory lane. Along with his life story, we simultaneously drive through the history of Black and White Marathi Cinema,its creators and try to analyse the core principles and virtues behind those creations also reflected in the soceity in which cinema existed.
Where: Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha, Near Shivaji Putala, Kothrud, Pune
Time: 9:30pm onwards
[divider ]July 20, Sunday[/divider]

DU and mee

10492464_10204132687178368_2972723220500781645_nA laugh riot…Play for the youth and young at heart!!
An Indo-German Author project play
Written by Shrirang Godbole, Vibhawari Deshpande and Lutz Huebner
Directed by Shrirang Godbole, Vibhawari Deshpande
Music By Rahul Ranade
Cast Radhika Ingale, Devendra Saralkar, Ashwini Phatak, Aroh Welankar, Harshad Rajpathak
Where: Jyotsna Bhole Sabhagruha, Maharashtra Cultural Center, Udyog Bhavan, D Building, Hirabaug Chowk, Pune
Time: 7pm onwards

Live Bands at Rastafa

10542728_601871036578821_6202203569043576191_oThis weeks it’s going to be a clash of genres. Four acts ranging from hard rock, sufi/hindi rock, Bollywood and Indie. The bands performing for the event are:
Dream- hard rock and soft melodies
Riptide- Hard Rock and Progressive
The Gravy Philosophy- Indie Rock, Reggae, Rap
Rudraksh- The Sufi Rock Band
Where: Rastafa, Mumbai – Bangalore Highway, Next to Nissan and Mahindra showroom, Baner, Pune
Time: 5.30 pm onwards
Contact: +918888866134

The Story Tellers

10499549_614556708642207_4239974388829332141_oWe are a group of storytellers who have been telling tories in different parts of Pune. Our repertoire includes mythology, traditional folktales, ancient & modern fables, tales with a twist, dragons & goblins, witches & wizards, fools & jesters, stories in sign language, stories from India and around the world, in English & Hindi, translations from Indian & foreign languages and stories with songs & rhymes.
Where: Pagdandi- Book Chai Cafe, Shop no. 6, Regent Plaza, Baner Pashan Link Road, Pune
Time: 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Contact: Dola Dasgupta- 9552595215 or Peter Viegas- 9423581693