The House at 43, Hill Road | Reading and Discussion|6 Assagao, 10th December, 7.30 pm onwards

“The House at 43 Hill Road” tells of the aristocratic Braz Rodrigues, who built his house in the mid-1800s, on the plot where it all happened, with family vignettes, and how his grand daughter-in-law Lydia made the address known worldwide for the exquisite wedding gowns she designed.

A Bombay in My Beat | Book Launch – Mrinalini Harchandrai | 6 Assagao, Feb 19th Monday | 7 pm onwards

Writer Mrinalini Harchandrai – Author will be launching her collection of poetry entitled A Bombay In My Beat, published by Bombaykala Books. She will be in conversation with Arushi Singh, owner at Lotuseaters Bookstore (Anjuna). The two will also read select poems from the book along with Sharon Irani, Assistant Editor at literary magazine Helter Skelter Magazine, to jazz stylings by musician Vijay Xavier. Afterwards, copies of the book will be available for sale and signing by the author.