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Friday, July 20, 2012


Furniture shop Oodlife has announced its Oh! Mega Sale, where you can shop for high-end furniture and home décor at amazing prices. The store is offering customers gift vouchers as well as discounts of up to 40%. Rajesh Talwar, CEO says, “We aim to offer our customers an experience that will address their different needs. The sale will bring alive endless creative possibilities for designing simple, yet practical homes. The collection on sale extends to sofas, dining tables and chairs, television cabinets, corner tables and beds.” The furniture also includes dressing and bedside tables, TV cabinets, units and wall shelves in styles that are contemporary, traditional and classic, giving you the opportunity to pick whatever suits your taste.
When July 20 onwards
Where Mega Mall, Oshiwara, Andheri (W) and Magnet Mall, LBS Road, Bhandup (W)

Sale at Holii
There’s a great sale at Holii this month where all their bags are at a 50% discount. As part of their end-of-season sale, the bag brand has come up with this great offer at all their standalone outlets. CEO, Gilles Moutounet says, “We are always excited about our end-of-season sales. We get to see our regular customers coming back and enjoying this every year. And we get to acquire new customers for whom it is an occasion to purchase a coveted brand at a great price. This year, even our new collections are enjoying a special price during the sales.”
When Up to August 15
Where Holii outlets across the city

Sale for kids at BIBZY
If you have been looking to give your child’s room a makeover, then check out the sale at Ajay Anand Living. Their children’s section, Bibzy, has a sale for children up to 12 years. You can get up to 70% off on selected merchandise and 10% off on new stock. You can choose from a wide range of items for your child such as bedspreads, cushions, towels, bath mats, rugs, sheets and duvets. Owner of Bibzy, Rohina Anand, says, “We at AA Living & Bibzy have only one sale a year, so it’s a must visit as prices are at an all time We really like the shoe money bank and the fun and super cute wooden chairs with animal faces (see right). So, if you have kids, you don’t want to miss out on this sale.
When Ongoing
Where Ajay Anand Living, Rajul Apts Ground Floor, 9 Harkness Rd, Nepean Sea Rd
Contact 23683985

Get acting at Darpan’s theater workshop

If acting is one of your unrealised dreams, then check out Darpan’s upcoming acting workshop. The two month course costs `12,100 and will see you learning a number of skills associated with acting. Vishad Shanghvi, from gyaanexchange.com, says, “The workshop will include classes on creative observation, improvisation, imagination, body language, expressions, voice modulation, spot memory, muscle control and self criticism. Also, once the workshop is over, the attendees will participate in a play.” That’s not all! Depending on your talent and discipline, you might also get a chance to become a part of the theater group.
When July 21 onwards
Where Raigad Military School, Andheri (W)
Contact www.gyaanexchange.com

Piloxing workshop at Temperance
Temperance’s latest workshop is on Piloxing — a workout which merges the discipline of pilates and boxing into a muscle sculpting workout. The workout further includes movements that are based on speed, dance and agility. Sucheta Pal, the only licensed Piloxing instructor in India, who will be conducting the workshop, says, “Piloxing is a great workout which mixes the core strength of pilates and the action of boxing into a fun cardio workout. Piloxing is targeted at the woman of today who is looking to keep her body fit and strong.” The workshop will cost `500 per head.
When July 22 from 11am to 12pm
Where Temperance — The Culture Hub, St. Xaverian Court, Sherly Rajan Road, Bandra (W)
Contact 9833833270

Europa Calling at Growel’s 101 Mall

Experience the warm and colourful culture of Europe this month at Growel’s 101 Mall. You’ll get to catch live performances of dance forms such as Antre, Can Can and Ribbon dance. You can also learn cake decoration, pasta making and Venetian mask decoration. Prasad Rane, deputy general manager of Growel’s 101 Mall, says, “This festival connects our customers with the culture and lifestyle of Europe. As Growel’s 101 Mall is based on the theme of vintage European architecture, the festival helps us establish the brand identity of our mall.”
When Up to August 15 Where Growel’s 101 mall, Kandivali (E) Contact 66993000

Exhibition at Gallery Art & Soul
Kanchan Chander is showcasing a new exhibition titled, Bollywood/Hollywood. The exhibition is inspired by popular female icons from Hollywood and the Hindi film industry. Speaking about her new collection, Kanchan says, “Cinema has played a vital role in my life. If I had not been a painter, I would have probably been an actor. I have chosen to depict popular icons who have influenced my life and whom I admire.”
When July 16 from 6.30pm onwards
Where Shiv Sagar Estate, Madhuli, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli
Contact 24965798

3D cakes at Monginis

Monginis, the cake shop, has recently introduced 3-dimensional cakes! So, if you’re looking for a unique cake for a special occasion, head down to Monginis. You can use your imagination and customise the designs. Director of Monginis Qusai Khorakiwala, says, “Monginis has launched amazing 3-D cakes which can make any idea or picture into a cake. Using your ideas and our imagination we can create a one-of-a kind cake for every occasion. These cakes are creative and detailed which makes them unique. Monginis provides various options such as cartoons and gadgets which are always the hit of the party.” So, head down to your nearest Monginis outlet for a unique and personalised cake.
Where Monginis outlets across the city

Brunch at Veda
This weekend, enjoy a lazy Sunday brunch with some scrumptious Indian food. With a combination of signature dishes along with live counters, Veda’s Sunday Brunch includes unlimited food. The brunch costs `1,899 (with alcohol) or `879 (without alcohol). Manager, Eric says, “Our brunch includes the best dishes from our menu. We have food from regions such as Goa, Kerela, Calcutta and Bengal. We also have live counters so that the food is served the way the you like it. All the dishes are truly unique to Veda. As for our drinks, we are taking contemporary drinks and creating new specials by adding our own twist to it. Each drink is unique to Veda. This new menu is a treat for any food lover.”
When Ongoing
Where Veda, Palladium, Lower Parel
Contact 43326666

The Chef's Table at F Lounge.Diner.Bar
Indulge in a lavish culinary extravaganza at the most fashionable lounge and diner in the city. Consulting chef, Vineet Bhatia and corporate chef, Rakesh Talwar have crafted a six course menu, paired with an array of wines which you can indulge in for `3,750 per head. Chef Vineet tells us, “My thought behind the special Chef's Table menu was to create dishes that are visually endearing and appeal to the palette with their presentation, use of distinct flavours and cooking techniques.”
When Up to July 22 from 9pm onwards
Where One India Bulls Centre, 3rd Floor, Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road
Contact 66505820

7Eleven at Opa
If you’re wondering where to head for an after-work drink, OPA is a great place to start your evening. Their 7Eleven evenings mean you can buy any alcoholic beverage or cocktail and get another one free, every evening. From Tamarind Margaritas and Pomegranate Martinis (left) to your pick of hard liquor, this offer means you can have two drinks for the price of one and indulge in great food along with it. Director, Ashish Sajnani says, “7Eleven is a great concept and has been incorporated to treat all our customers and give them a chance to try out all our signature cocktails.”
When Everyday from 7pm – 11pm
Where Opa, Next to Hotel Royal Garden, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu
Contact 67699966

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