The best of what to eat/shop/do in your city, delivered in a brown paper bag
Mumbai: UB40 Live
Phoenix Market City, Kurla, 7 pm
Bangalore: Groovemeister - Mana & Ramanan
The BFlat Bar, Indiranagar. 8 pm
Delhi: Jazz: Mrs Ippi & Rythem
Le Bistro du Parc, Defence Colony, 9 pm
Mumbai: Gig - BLOT Live
Antisocial, Khar, 9.30 pm
Delhi: Tropical Beer Festival
Garden Of Five Senses, Apr 29-30
Mumbai: Grime Riot Disco
Antisocial, Khar 9 pm
Delhi: Canvas, Cocktails & Conversation
ATM Bistro, Sunder Nagar, 6 pm
Bangalore: Lekhana - Literary Weekend
IIHS Campus, Sankey Road. 11.30 am
Bangalore: Anshu Mor & Kunal Rao
That Comedy Club, Church Street. 5 pm
Mumbai: Drama - 'Guards At The Taj'
G5A, Mahalakshmi, 5 pm
Delhi: International Jazz Day
The Piano Man, Deer Park Market, 9 pm
Mumbai: International Jazz Day
NCPA, Mumbai, 7 pm
Mumbai: Mumbai Indians v/s Royal Challengers Bangalore
Wankhede Stadium, Churchgate, 4 pm
Delhi: Film Screening - 'The DDLJ Story'
Roseate House, Aerocity, 7pm
Delhi: May Day At May Day
May Day Bookstore, Shadi Khampur, all day
Bangalore: Monday Funnies
Take 5, Indiranagar. 8 pm
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To mark the coming of “the Arnab Spring,” books about Prada, Hiroshima and his favourite food.
Lucky Preach: A “Millet Experience Centre” Opens On Brigade Road
A mid-day meal at Kaulige Foods: grains while we wait for rain.
Rock The Hauz Khas: Two Mumbai Music Guys Bring A New Gig Format To Delhi
If you thought the fun had gone out of Delhi’s indie gigs, give it until tonight.
Sponsored: Take Everyone You Know With You To Jamie’s Italian
A new menu with more stunning food than ever at a restaurant you know and love. Bella chow!
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Bop, skip and jump your way to music and a meal this Sunday.
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Pet-friendly bars, medical emergency contacts, khao suey delivery, co-working spaces & all other essential ‘hood information on one app.
bpb Review: 10 Downing Street, BKC
A friendly chain of pubs from small-city India finds a home in Bandra-Kurla Complex.
Beer Rock: The Music They Never Play At Delhi Pubs
An ode to lost opportunities, drowned out by endless repetitions of music you really should hate by now.
Padel Pushers: Serving Up A Brand-New Sport In Sarjapur
Get your game face on to play a round of ‘tennis with walls’.
You Texty Thing: A New WhatsApp Service To Send Real News Back To Your Family Group
Get short bulletins of fact-based sanity from new service Beacon. Plus numbers to cold-call for hoax-slaying services.
bpb Store Review: Outhouse, Bandra West
Finding Nematodes in the bright new store of a Delhi jewellery brand.
bpb Review: Misu, St. Mark’s Road
What happens when a magician and his lovely assistant bring their saw trick to St Mark’s Road?
bpb Review: Chez Jerome - Q Café, Lado Sarai
Pride flags fly over a phallic monument at a café that wants to be a safe space for LGBT folks.
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Don't you love it when a homegrown beauty brand is well thought out, beautifully made and not obsessed with fairness?
Sponsored: When In Goa, Eat at Spice Traders
Even if you aren’t staying at the W Hotel, pool parties and in-house restaurants are open to non-guests. This will float your boat.