Opera session: Turandot

Sung in Italian with English subtitles, Turandot is a love story set in China. It is the swan song of Puccini, who died before it was completed. The story revolves around Princess Turandot and her marriage. The condition of the marriage is as follows: the princess will choose a suitor of royal blood who will answer three riddles posed by her. However, suitors who do not respond will be executed. An unknown prince in love with the princess solves all the puzzles posed by the princess, but she is reluctant to marry him. The tables turn when the prince offers him a way out: learn his name before dawn, then he will die. But does he? Watch this thrilling opera to find out more.

When: June 16, 6 p.m.

Where: Godrej Dance Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point, Mumbai

Attend: Pastry Masterclass

If you love to cook or want to brush up on your baking skills, this online course is for you. The instructor, Chef Pooja, will guide you through every step of cooking and help you understand the smallest aspects. The course covers baking techniques, making biscuits, bread and tea cakes. The class will teach you how to cook from scratch. Language: English and Hindi.

When: June 13, 1:45 p.m.

To register, go to: bookmyshow.com

Well-Being: Five Steps to Overcoming Worry and Anxiety

Stress affects all aspects of our professional and personal lives. It decreases cognitive function, increases dangerous risk taking, and shuts down higher brain function. So it’s important to understand that stress isn’t the problem – our reaction to it is…and we can learn to control it. With this on-demand video course, you will learn to recognize stress and heal yourself. It will also teach you five scientifically proven stress management techniques.

To register, visit: insider.in

Documentary: Sharkwater Extinction

This thrilling documentary follows filmmaker Rob Stewart as he exposes the illegal billion-dollar shark fin industry. As he recounts real-life examples, he faces the political corruption propagated by influential criminal organizations.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Library: Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover

Sydney leads the perfect life: she’s a student with a stable job on the side, lives with her best friend and has a great boyfriend. Sydney’s bubble bursts when she catches her boyfriend cheating on her with her best friend. His world is collapsing. In the midst of the drama, she meets Ridge who gives her hope that she can move on. But can she? Or does she want? The passionate story of love, music and betrayal draws you in from the first page and keeps you hooked until the last word.

Madhubani Workshop: Indian Folk Art

Connect with your cultural roots in a fun workshop. Madhubani is a traditional Indian art form originating from Bihar. It is known for its vibrant colors and unique borders. Participate in a relaxing art session. The workshop is also suitable for beginners. Through the workshop, you will learn about the history and origin of Madhubani painting, patterns and border styles used in Madhubani. Book lovers have the opportunity to create unique bookmarks using the patterns and borders.

Materials needed:

A4 paper (150- 200gsm)

Fineliner or cd marker (black)

Posters/acrylic paintings

Brush (round 1, 3)

Basic stationery

When: June 12, 3 p.m.

To register, visit: insider.in

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