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Friday, August 17, 2012

ART
Exhibition by H. M. Bendale

Mumbai based artist, H. M. Bendale is holding an exhibition which will display a collection of paintings in acrylic colours. Titled The Real Spiritual Voice, H. M. Bendale has used different tones of colours to symbolise the seven chakras which spiritual texts say exist in our bodies. Speaking about his exhibition, H. M. Bendale says, “My paintings in acrylic on canvas show the real spiritual voice and sentiment prevalent in any sensitive human soul, birds and animals.” The paintings show vivid emotions, passion and strong impulsive desires.
When Up till August 19, from 11am to 7pm
Where Art Walk Gallery, Hotel Trident, Nariman Point
Contact 9969718569

Exhibition by Kavita Joshi
After years of study and research, artist Kavita Joshi is revealing how Lord Ganesha is also worshipped as the God of art. Her first series, inspired by the mysterious lord was titled SinVin and she’s following that up with her latest Lord Ganesha series. Done in acrylic, it showcases a bold style with a rustic feel and rough surface, so it has a more antique look. Kavita Joshi says, “Lord Ganesha is also the God of art and his form inspires me to paint him in various ways. Every feature of His form is highly significant. His small but bright eyes show his foresight, His big forehead indicates refined intellect, His hand raised in blessing and his benign gaze signify that he is listening to our prayers, His huge belly tells us that he is swallowing (forgiving) our mistakes. So, every feature of Lord Ganesha holds a tremendous appeal for me and for artists in general.” Head down this weekend to catch a glimpse of her work.
When Up to September 9 from 11 to 6pm
Where Aks Art Gallery, Adarsh Nagar, Opp. Samarth Vaibhav Shopping Centre, Oshiwara, Andheri (W)
Contact 9820328731

FOOD
Vinoteca’s corporate deal

Here’s a great offer to shake you from the dullness of your 9 to 5 job. Vinoteca by Sula, the new Spanish tapas bar by Sula Wines, is offering a meal exclusively for corporate honchos. The Corporate Lunch Special includes a choice of pintxos, a choice of sides and a variety of mains, accompanied by what Sula is best known for — wine! Rajeev Samant, founder and CEO of Sula Vineyards, tells us, “The daily lunch special from Tuesday to Saturday offers an assortment of tapas and pintxos showcasing the best from Vinoteca by Sula’s kitchen.” So, head here for a calming glass of wine and some delicious food.
When Tuesday to Friday from 12.30 to 3.30pm
Where Vinoteca by Sula, Sunville Banquets, 9 Annie Besant Road, Worli
Contact 40046234

McEgg at McDonald’s
Do you wish the breakfast menu at McDonald’s was available throughout the day? Well, they’re not there yet but as a part of their Happy Price Menu, they’ve introduced an egg burger, the McEgg, for `25 only. Made from farm eggs, it is steamed first so that the nutritious qualities remain in your burger. Managing director of Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt. Ltd, Smita Jatia says, “Our key focus is on nutrition and providing our customers with good fast food which translates into providing real ingredients, great taste and offering variety. For the introduction of this appetising product, McDonald’s has undertaken significant steps to ensure that nothing but the best is made for customers in India. A whole new supply chain has been put in place and immense care has been taken to ensure that the eggs used in the product are of the highest quality and grade.”
When Ongoing, from 11am onwards
Where McDonald’s outlets across the city

Manchester United Café Bar reinvents menu
Manchester United Café Bar has reinvented their popular menu with the addition of several mouth-watering dishes and a new appearance. Along with old favourites, MUCB has included Paneer Handi, Chicken Handi, Goan Prawn Curry and Tandoor specials for the very first time. They also have prepared dishes especially for children such as Fred the Red Combo and the Little Red Devil Combo. Don’t miss out on their Pizzokie, a pizza in choco chip cookie dough with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce or the fresh cheesecake of the day. Anil La Roia from MUCB, says,“With the new menu, not only have we kept the original spirit of MUCB intact, we have also included Indian specialties and a different set of dishes for kids, which we feel our customers expect from us. We consider the newly refined menu an enhancement to our overall environment.”
Where Manchester United Café Bar outlets at Palladium, Malad and Mulund

Enjoy village food at Golden Star Thali
Giving you the chance to experience authentic, traditional village food, Golden Star Thali has come out with a Dehati Rasoi Utsav where you can indulge in a range of Gujarati and Rajasthani food. You can enjoy dishes such as Ker Sangri, Panki, Dal Dhokli, Gatte Ki Sabzi, Rajwadi Khichdi, Batata Kaju Kismis and Ringna No Olo. For your sweet tooth, you have options such as Rajasthani Kheer, Moong Dal Sheera, Malpua Rabdi and Mewa Lapsi. Rumi Ranji from Golden Star Thali says, “We serve for as long as you can eat! There is no limit on what and how much you can order.” You will also be treated to the restaurant’s range of farsan, pickles and tall glasses of smoked chaas.
When Ongoing
Where Opposite Charni Road Station and in Neptune Magnet Mall, L.B.S. Road, Bhandup (W)
Contact 23631983 (Charni Road) and 67581835 (Bhandup)

Weight Watcher Offer at Cuppa Joe
Cuppa Joe is encouraging people to eat healthy with their special weight watcher offer, where you can enjoy delicious Roasted Chicken Caesar Salad accompanied by their regular cappuccino priced at `180 only. Owner Vardhaman Choksi says “The weight watcher combo makes for a healthy snack or a meal in itself with our delicious roasted Chicken Caesar Salad and our signature regular Cappuccino to go with it. The salad is healthy, wholesome and filling and the Cappuccino is the perfect accompaniment.”
When Ongoing
Where Gagangiri Apartments, Off Carter Road, Bandra (W)
Contact 26494040

SHOP
Ash Haute Couture presents Black Diamond

Ash Couture presents Black Diamond by designer Ashna Kalra. Ashna says, “Black Diamond has a range of beautiful handmade, ornamented clutches. The collection is inspired by ancient Mughal jewellery. The range of authentic jewellery designs depicted in black and white transform each clutch into an object of timeless art.”
Where Ash Haute Couture, 201 Janki Centre, Off Veera Desai Road, Andheri (W)

Natuzzi introduces 3D configuration
Italy’s largest furniture manufacturer, Natuzzi has introduced new 3D configuration software that assists you when you’re transforming your home. This 3D software will display any furnishing project that you like. It also allows you to move it around in the area once it is furnished and view the effect. An avatar is used to see and discover the spaces and position of the furnishings. The avatar also takes your place in the environment and can sit down on the sofa or walk between the furniture. Nitin Bahl, country manager says, “The introduction of Your Design by Natuzzi will certainly take shopping experiences to the next level, where customers can customise and design their living spaces to suit to their own unique tastes and preferences.”
Where Shop No 7, Raghuvanshi Mill Estate, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel
Contact 24999099
 

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