Mumbai as rightly said is the city that never sleeps. There is one or other event happening in the city at all times. There are numerous music shows and art events places in and around Mumbai which have something for everyone. Here are some of the art events you shouldn’t miss when in the city.
Easy Buy Art at Blue Frog
From 11th to 17th February 2013, Blue Frog Mumbai with Sakshi Gallery will host an art exhibition named Easy Buy Art. Here, you can find art collectives of over 50 artists that are affordable as well as impressive. Witness works of famous and legendary artists like MF Husain, Akbar Padamsee, SH Raza, Kishen Khanna etc. along with many emerging artists. The prices will start from Rs. 2,000 onwards. The exhibition is on from 11th to 17th Feb 2013 from 11:00 am onwards. For more details you can call on 022 61586158 or log on to Blue Frog’s website.
The Symphony Orchestra of India at NCPA
This February on the 14th edition of The Symphony Orchestra of India (SOI), you can see magnificent orchestral works performed by different composers. Held on 13th, 17th, 19th and 22nd of February at Jamshed Bhabha Theatre at NCPA, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point there will be musical concerts conducted by SOI’s resident conductor Zane Dalal. You will also be able to watch maestro Zakir Hussain on the tabla and the premiere of Melody of Rhythm that is together composed by legendary artistes Bela Fleck (banjo), Edgar Meyer (double bass) and Zakir Hussian (tabla). The concert is priced at Rs. 2,000, Rs. 1,600, Rs. 1,200 and Rs. 800 per day. You can call on 022 66223724/ 66223754 to book your tickets or visit their official website.
Anita Dube’s Works at Lakeeren
Artist Anita Dube’s eye installations that go back to 1997 depict territorial disputes, war and migration. It is a unique exhibition of five works by the artist. The exhibition will be on display at the gallery till 9th March 2013 and can be viewed between 11:00 am and 7:00 pm from Monday to Saturday
When in the city, there are many luxury hotels in Mumbai and places around Mumbai providing comfortable accommodations. Finding a suitable space according to your budget and needs will not be a problem. Accommodations ranging from 3 stars to 5 stars are easily available.