The Mint Planner, 4 November 2016
From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week
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Learn the art of costume play, or cosplay, before the Delhi Comic Con next month. Cosplayer Gaurav Thakur will teach the basics of choosing a costume, explain where you can get one, and how you can use props and wigs to get into character.
5pm. Unplugged Courtyard, Middle Circle, Connaught Place (3310 7701).
Till 20 November
This exhibition features photographs by eminent artists like Raghu Rai, Dinesh Khanna, Paresh Maity, Nitin Rai and Gopi Gajwani.
9am-9pm. Pullman New Delhi, Aerocity Hospitality District (46080808).
Choreographer Geeta Chandran will present this festival of Bharatanatyam performances featuring dancers from the Natya Vriksha Dance Company.
7pm. Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg. For more information, visit Geetachandran.in.
By Sohini Sen
Reth: Songs Of The Sand
Written by Kuldeep Kumar, Reth is an Indian rendition of Shakespeare’s Macbeth and Merchant Of Venice. 2 hours.
7.30pm.Tata Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point (66223724). Tickets, Rs.500, Rs.760, Rs.1,200,Rs.1,500 and Rs.2,000, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Basic Butterfly Photography and Identification
Learn all about butterflies, and how to photograph them, from renowned expert Isaac Kehimkar. The workshop will teach the basics of butterfly identification and photography field techniques. Seats are limited.
8am and 3.30pm. Hornbill House, Dr Salim Ali Chowk, near Kala Ghoda (22871202). Fees, Rs.2,000.
By Shweta Upadhyay
Ranga Shankara Theatre Festival 2016—Not The Metros
Showcasing eight plays from small towns across India—from Chharanagar in Gujarat to Badungduppa in Assam and Kota in Rajasthan to Kovilpatti in Tamil Nadu—this year’s festival highlights the state of theatre beyond the metros.
Timings vary. Ranga Shankara, 8th Cross, II Phase, JP Nagar. Tickets, Rs 150, available at the venue and on in.bookmyshow.com
This evening of Hindustani music will feature vocalists Viraj Amar and Dhanashri Ghaisas. They will be accompanied by Sulakshana Phatak on the tabla and Deepti Kulkarni on the harmonium.
6pm. Alliance Française, Thimmaiah Road, Vasanthnagar (22252592). Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
Two Feet To Fly
This documentary tells the story of six runners who found an escape from their daily drudgery in running. 50 minutes.
6.30pm. Bangalore International Centre auditorium, Teri Complex, Domlur II Stage. For details, call 9886599675.
By Shivani Kagti
Die Akte General
Stephan Wagner’s German drama sheds light on Fritz Bauer, the Hessian chief public prosecutor who was involved in the capture of Adolf Eichmann, one of the culprits of the Holocaust. 1 hour, 32 minutes.
6.30pm. Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan auditorium, 8, Ballygunge Circular Road (24866398).
Ek Mancha Ek Jiban
Theatre group Purba Paschim will stage their new production, Ek Mancha Ek Jibon, based on the life and time of Girish Chandra Ghosh, an acclaimed Bengali musician, writer, director and actor.
6.30pm. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road. For details, call 9830783356.
By Indranil Bhoumik
The Yogi And The Bear
Alex, “The Yogi”, is married, with two children. He is a practising yoga guru who likes the peaceful life. “The Bear” is Baggy, single, struggling, out to take on the world and unapologetic about being a party animal.
5pm/7.30pm. Edouard Michelin Auditorium, Alliance Française, Nungambakkam. Tickets, Rs 200, Rs300 and Rs400, available at the venue and on in.bookmyshow.com
Traditions Of Tamil Nadu
Till 30 November
Antony Raj and Ramu, who uses one name, are showcasing their portraits of people from the rural areas of Tamil Nadu. The 20 works use charcoal on paper.
10am-6pm. Kadambari Gallery, DakshinaChitra, Muttukadu, East Coast Road (24462435). Prices, starting from Rs.10,000.
Eric Martin Live
American rock singer Eric Martin will be performing this weekend. He has performed as a solo artiste and as a member of various bands and earned most success as the frontman for the hard rock band Mr Big.
7pm. Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery Main Road. Tickets, Rs 500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Nandini Reddy
Taj Mahal Ka Tender
Rathna Shekar Reddy’s English-Hindi play takes you through the devious paths of red tape and corruption that have become a part of our daily lives. 2 hours.
7.30pm. Green Gables International School, Megha Hills, Madhapur. Tickets, Rs.200, available on in.bookmyshow.com
La Montagne Magique (The Magic Mountain)
Directed by Andrei Schtakleff, this French film is a walk through a maze-like mine on the brink of collapse. 1 hour, 8 minutes.
6.30pm. Alliance Française, Plot No.4, Aurora Colony, Banjara Hills (23554485).
By Viswanath Pilla