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Friday, September 4, 2009

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What: Customised bar set (price on request) and cocktail workshop (Rs 3,500), call Ankit Negandhi on 9773133220.

Why: The international Martini Grand Prix winner is launching a bar kit that packs quite a punch, complete with a Boston shaker, zest remover, muddlers and more. He’ll even come over before your house party and teach you how to mix drinks with ingredients lying around the kitchen - jeera, orange peel, etc.

When: Your serve’s up!


What: Art Jammin’ by Art N Ash, email Aarti at , price on request.

Why: The newly introduced Art Jammin’ will transform your party venue into a fun art studio, stocked with easels, paint, brushes and funky aprons, and cue up a music playlist that’ll make your guests stroke out. They also arrange menus, wine, etc.

When: You want to draw a crowd.


What: Tangerine and Lemon Syrup cakes by Babycakes, call 9820120098, Rs 150 for 200 gms.

Why: Because Pallavi Sheth’s brand new citrus sponge cakes are non-fussy, frosting-free, and zestily delicious. Plus, the x-small size means that you can order a bunch of different flavors (we also love the banana bread and marble cake) for your next tea party.

When: You don’t care for the icing on the cake.


What: Toubé Bäs’ Run-Veer dry fit running T-shirts, visit the website here or call Chaupaati Classifieds at 922 222 1947.

Why: Released on September 1, these kitschy, cool T-shirts sport a sprinting superhero, and claim that running is a battle. Anyone who’s ever gotten onto a treadmill will agree. Only 500 pieces are available, so get yours now!

When: You don’t want to sweat it.


What: Screening of Oscar-nominated animation film, Waltz with Bashir, PVR Phoenix Mills, Senapati Marg, Lower Parel, Rs 240 per ticket.

Why: Former Israeli soldier Ari Folman uncorks repressed memories of the Israeli-Lebanese war, transferring deliriously brilliant images from his subconscious onto the screen.

When: Don’t miss this dance. Opens tonight, Sept 4, 9:15 pm.


Event Round-up: Shaair and Func at San Qui, Four Seasons on Friday Sept 4, Double Decker at Zenzi Mills on Sept 5, Caricature Exhibit by Hemant Morparia on Sept 7, and Al Pitcher's Comedy Show on Thurs Sept 10.

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