The Mint Planner, 23 December 2016

From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week


Try Guppy’s Christmas menu.
Try Guppy’s Christmas menu.

Delhi

Around town

Christmas Menu At Guppy

24-25 December

The contemporary Japanese restaurant has prepared a Christmas menu with duck teriyaki, Guppy pork belly and Nigiri sushi.

Noon-3.30pm and 7pm-12.30am (Saturday). Guppy, 28, Lodhi Colony (24690005). Price, Rs2,150, plus taxes (with alcohol).

Theatre

Hamlet

25 December

Directed by K. Madavane, this Hindi play tells the tragic story of how the ghost of Hamlet’s father
tells him that he was murdered by Hamlet’s uncle, Claudius. 2 hours.

7pm. Shri Ram Centre For Performing Arts, 4, Safdar Hashmi Marg, Mandi House (23714307). Tickets, Rs100 and Rs300, available on Bookmyshow.com.

Music

December Quartet

24 December

Delhi-based band December Quartet will perform reggae and indie music with contemporary vocals at the jazz club this weekend.

9pm. The Piano Man Jazz Club, Safdarjung Enclave (41315181).

By Sohini Sen

A Krishen Khanna work.
A Krishen Khanna work.

Mumbai

Art

Krishen Khanna Exhibition

Till 31 December

Saffronart is holding an exhibition of 24 works by Krishen Khanna. His work focuses on the human figure, specifically on society’s marginal figures. 

11am-7pm (Sundays closed). Saffronart, Industry Manor, Prabhadevi (24364113). Price on request

Theatre

Dogway

23-24 December

This English thriller revolves around the investigation of a dog’s death. As Halloween dawns, the dog is found hanging from a tree. This is seen as a sign of impending doom. 1 hour.

7pm. The Cuckoo Club by Hive, Bandra (West). Tickets, Rs150, available on Bookmyshow.com. 

Film

4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days

25 December

This 2007 Romanian art film is written and directed by Cristian Mungiu and won the Palme d’Or and the FIPRESCI prize at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.The film is set in Communist Romania in the final years of the Nicolae Ceaușescu era, and tells the story of two students, roommates in the university dormitory, who try to arrange an abortion illegally. Romanian, with English subtitles. 1 hour, 53 minutes. 

11.30am. Matterden CFC, The Deepak, 38, NM Joshi Marg, Lower Parel (40150621). Tickets, Rs100, available on www.instamojo. com 

By Shweta Upadhyay

South African band Ohgod will perform on Thursday.
South African band Ohgod will perform on Thursday.

Bengaluru

Art

Elite Strokes 

Till 31 December

Artist M.R. Deshmukh portrays the impact of the light around him in these 40 paintings—oils on canvas and paper. 

11am-8pm (Sunday closed). Sublime Galleria, Vittal Mallya Road, UB City (22221667). Price, Rs21,000 to Rs4.9 lakh.

Music

Ohgod

29 December

South African progressive rock band Ohgod’s music is a combination of progressive metal, alternative rock and post rock.

8pm. Indigo Live Music Bar, 6th Block, Koramangala (25535330). Tickets, Rs300, available at the venue.

Christmas All Day Special With Napoleon’s Subwoofer

25 December

Napoleon’s Subwoofer plays everything from popular rock, pop and funk to Bollywood music. The Bengaluru-based band will perform on Christmas. 

8.30pm. Hard Rock Cafe, St Marks Road. Tickets, Rs750 and Rs1,500, available on Bookmyshow.com.

By Shivani Kagti

Kolkata

Theatre

National Theatre Festival

Till 25 December

Theatre group Nandikar is staging plays such as Look Back In Anger and Madhabi.

Timings vary. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road, Maidan. Tickets, Rs100, Rs200 and Rs300, available on www.explara.com

Music

Shreya Ghoshal Live

23 December

Shreya Ghoshal will perform songs from her films.

6.30pm. Sangit Kala Mandir Auditorium, Shakespeare Sarani. Tickets, Rs3,000, Rs3,500 and Rs4,000, available on Boookmyshow.com.

Art

Jogen Chowdhury

Till 21 January

This is an exhibition of small-format works on paper by Jogen Chowdhury.

11am-7pm, Ganges Art Gallery, 33A, Jatin Das Road (24653212).

By Indranil Bhoumik

An Anandkumar painting.
An Anandkumar painting.

Chennai

Art

Glimpses Of Tiruvannamalai

Till 30 December

Anandkumar’s 25 water- colours capture Tiruvannamalai’s temple architecture.

10am-6pm. Kadambari Art Gallery, DakshinaChitra, East Coast Road, Muttukadu (24462435). Entry, Rs50 (Indians), Rs100 (foreigners).

Around town

Street Photography Workshop—Mylapore

25 December

This street photography workshop will take participants to the Mylapore area and the Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

6.30am. East entrance, Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Fee, Rs400. For registration and details, visit www.dcpexpeditions.com

Theatre

Laughter Fest

25-30 December

Popular stage artiste and comedian Crazy Mohan will present an year-end laughter fest with a collection of his plays, including Maadhu +2 and Google Gadothgajan. 

7pm. Russian Center of Science and Culture Kasturi Ranga Road (24990050). Tickets, Rs300, Rs500, Rs1,000, Rs1,500 and Rs2,000, available on www.eventjini.com 

By Nandini Reddy

Hyderabad

Around town

Adult Stories

24 December

This workshop will help you perfect the art of storytelling and overcome stage fear.

4pm. Phoenix Arena, Hitec City. Tickets, Rs100, available on Bookmyshow.com.

Theatre

The Monkey Kings Of Oggukatha

25 December

This play tells the story of Hanuman and the monkey king Sun Wukong, building awareness about the cultures of India and China.

6.45pm. Ravindra Bharathi, Saifabad (23212832). Tickets, Rs100, available on Bookmyshow.com.

By Sohini Sen

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