Become a star through YouTube
With YouTube becoming a part of almost everyone’s life, Nirvana Digital has launched a YouTube Content Creator’s Network that enables you to upload content for distribution as well as profit. They also provide support and infrastructure with their web video store on Peddar Road to help create content. Founder Pinakin Thakker says, “We are interested in anyone who is talented — actors, producers, directors and content owners who would like to push their content to a world audience. We want to be opportunity enablers. The revenue they may earn through us is then the cherry on the cake.” So, log on to give your artistic skills a try.
Pulse Reading Camp
Ayushakti Ayurved Health Centre, a leading player in ayurvedic health care, is organising a free Pulse Reading camp on Sunday. If you’re suffering from various health issues such as breathing problems, arthritis, diabetes, psoriasis, back pain, obesity, chronic fatigue, high blood pressure, infertility or epilepsy, do visit this camp. Dr. Smita Naram, managing director, says, “Our centers have helped over half a million people suffering from various health issues. You must give this a try as the techniques and medicines are passed down via a line of unbroken lineage.”
When September 9 from 10am to 8pm
Where Sai Kiran Society, N.S Phadke Marg, Koldongri, Sai Wadi, Andheri (E)
Contact 26711517/ 26253103
Show your appreciation for our local arts and crafts by heading to the Paramparik Karigar exhibition this weekend. You will find artifacts made from diverse materials such as clay, wood, metal and cloth, using skills and techniques used by craftsmen that have been passed down from generations. This month, Paramparik Karigar is organising its annual exhibition and workshops. Through its workshops, it will offer you a unique opportunity to learn a few of the traditional Indian arts from the masters of the trade themselves. Also, the exhibition will allow you to take home art, craft, and textiles that are created by the finest craftsmen in the country.
When Up to September 15, from 10.30am to 4pm
Where Prince of Wales Museum, Marine Lines
New collection by Holli
Holli has a new collection of handbags that’s out for the festive season. Their new collection is unique and modern, with Indian Contemporary products made with intricacy, colour and grace. The collection includes designers named Calangute, Anjuna and Kovalam. Ceo Gilles Moutounet says, “Holii is happy to come up with a fresh new distinctive collection. As always, we focus on bringing to the market products which are very innovative in terms of design and technique. This time the lines of the bags are very modern and contemporary as well catering to fashion connoisseurs.” Head to their outlets to pick up a bag.
Where Outlets across the city
Charm bracelets by Bracialeto
Charm bracelets have been in fashion for years and look great on your hands. But, it’s difficult to get unique charm bracelets these days and that is where Bracialeto comes in as they have just launched a new collection of customisable charm bracelets. Manisha Mehta, designer and business head says, "The USP of this collection is that it brings out an emotional connect, as every charm has a story to tell. Charms have been in vogue now for more than 10,000 years and this has inspired Bracialeto to continue with this fashion trend by introducing more than 300 varieties of charms." Head here if you are looking for the perfect charm.
Where Fuel, Khar & Chowpatty
The Mushroom Range by Arttd’inox
No, it’s not a new eatery but tableware inspired by mushrooms. Whoever thought fungus could lend inspiration to your tableware! Arttd’inox’s new range includes products such as dinner sets, thalis, serving bowls, water pitchers and ice buckets. Deepika Jindal, managing director, says, “Design and quality are our cornerstones. We strive to offer our customers the best quality of stainless steel, crafted tastefully to delight our clients. The mushroom range, designed by our in-house designer, depicts a confluence of conventional Indian roots and modern day living.” Check these out if you’re searching for unique tableware to brighten up any dinner conversation.
Where Palladium at High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel
Living in Style’s Midyear Sale
Are you looking for elegant and stylish furniture for your home, within a budget? Living in Style, the store of imported branded furniture, artifacts, accessories and wallpapers from over 27 international brands, has announced a discount of up to 50% on a range of products. You can avail of this discount on a variety of bedroom sets, dining sets, sofa sets, wall units, bar units, garden seats, and recliners in contemporary, modern and classic designs at unbelievable prices. Afzal Chandiwala, store director, says, “We want to give our customers an opportunity to shop to their heart’s content. Living in Style stocks an extraordinary range of furniture to suit the tastes and lifestyles of our customers. Our main aim is to provide excellent collections and the best value for money.”
When Up to September 12
Where Opposite Bangur Nagar, Near Inorbit Mall, Goregaon (W)
Contact 28757286/ 28773448
Banyan Mix at Under the Banyan Tree
Under The Banyan Tree, the open air café, has introduced a new menu. Thyme Crusted Cottage Cheese with orange sauce, Watermelon & Feta Salad and Red Velvet cake are a few of the new items on the Banyan Mix menu at Under the Banyan Tree. Owners Nihar and Surbhi Gala say, “We wanted to offer our customers a unique dining experience. The Banyan Mix is greatly influenced by European and Mediterranean food culture. This new menu highlights the best dishes across different cuisines.”
Where Under the Banyan Tree, 34/A, Sophia College Lane, Peddar Road
Contact 23517433/ 9821222229
Fitness Salads from At Fat Cat
If you want to stay fit but still want to eat out, then At Fat Cat’s new fitness salads are perfect for you. If getting fit is on your agenda, eating out can be tedious as there are only a few places with healthy food on the menu. Owner Vijay Kamath says, “A fitness salad is a good alternative to supplement any heavy food. Salads are full of nutrients, essential vitamins and fibre. Most diet foods are tasteless and boring but we decided to design this dish with appealing dressing and proper mix of nuts and vegetables to satisfy our customers.” Head down to enjoy a delicious yet healthy meal this weekend.
Where Next to ICICI Bank, 9/10, Bharat ARK Building, Veera Desai Road, Andheri (W)
Debailleul celebrates 365 days of Indulgence
The Belgian luxury patisserie has completed a year of creating gourmet desserts and they want to celebrate in style. There are attractive gift vouchers available at the store and great discounts as well. Karen De Souza, business manager, says “We are celebrating with a new range of pastries and macaroons. We are also presenting our customers with gift vouchers. Debailleul is proud to have been featured this year at some of the most prestigious events in the world such as the Royal Ascot Event in England and the 2012 London Olympics.”
When Up to October 15 from 11am to 10.30pm
Where Ground Floor, EMCA Sadan, Appasaheb Marathi Marg, Prabhadevi, Worli
Contact 66154917/ 9619487395
Pabana tart at Le15
Have a hankering for something deliciously sweet? Head down to Le 15 Patisserie to sample their new dessert. The Pabana tart, a combination of mango, passion fruit and banana, promises to leave you in a sweet state of bliss. Retailing at `95, it doesn’t contain egg, so vegetarians can indulge as well. Owner, Pooja Dhingra says, “The Pabana is a perfect combination of passion fruit, bananas and just a hint of mango. It feels like a tropical vacation. Also, passion fruit is my favourite flavour and I keep trying to re-invent it and include it in the menu.”
Where Le 15 Patisserie, Palladium, Lower Parel
Anniversary celebrations at Out of The Blue Out of the Blue is turning ten and they are celebrating with a special menu — at ten-year-old pricing! With rising prices, that’s enough reason for you to celebrate with them. There will also be lucky draws every day that the offer is on. A representative of the restaurant, Sartaj Bedi says, “Ten years is a milestone in the life of our restaurant. We’re using this opportunity to reconnect with and thank our customers with ten-year-old prices, lucky draws and wine tasting.”
When Up to September 11
Where Out of the Blue outlets in Khar (W) and Powai