The Mint Planner, 3 February 2017
From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week
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Ishara International Puppet Festival
Produced by Teamwork Arts, the festival will have traditional and modern forms of puppetry, ranging from rod and string puppets, from India, Taiwan, Afghanistan, Germany, Sweden Spain, Indonesia and Iran.
7pm. India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road; and Artemis Auditorium, Artemis Hospitals, Wazirabad village, Gurugram. Tickets, Rs400, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Spring Food Festival
The 34th edition of the festival will have homemade food like bakes, salads, kebabs, chaats, atte ka halwa, kulfi and kheer.
11am-5pm. Lajpat Bhawan, Lajpat Nagar IV. Entry Rs 30. Food prices, Rs300-500 for two people.
The December Quartet
The December Quartet will perform with Sonic Shori on bass, Siddharth Jain on drums, Sanjeeta Bhattacharya giving the vocals, and Rythem Bansal on keys.
9pm. The Piano Man Jazz Club, B6-7/22, Safdarjung Enclave market. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
By Sohini Sen
Till 18 March
Veteran artist Gieve Patel, who has long been fascinated by wells, is presenting 17 works in acrylic on canvas.
11 am-7pm (Sundays closed). Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mereweather Road, Colaba (22023030).
All About My Mother
Pedro Almodóvar’s Spanish movie is about a young man who wants to become a writer and discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother. 1 hour, 45 minutes.
12.30pm. Matterden CFC, The Deepak, 38, NM Joshi Marg, Lower Parel (40150621). Tickets, Rs100, available on www.instamojo. com
Ocean Of Melody
Directed by Laili Dutta, this production explores the framework of Indian classical music through two forms, Hindustani and Carnatic. 3 hours, 30 minutes.
3pm. Little Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point (66223724). Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
By Shweta Upadhyay
Attakkalari India Biennial 2017
This festival will feature over 200 dancers from 20 countries, including South Korea, India, Spain and Poland.
Timings, venues and ticket prices vary. For details, visit here
Vamsidhar Bhogaraju, Satish Perumal, Kritarth Srinivasan and Siddharth Banerjee will present a show that involves storytelling and good-old stand-up comedy.
9pm. BFlat Bar, Indiranagar. Tickets, Rs499, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Maitri Gopalakrishna and Shabari Rao’s performance talks about aspects of childhood sexual abuse that endure into adulthood. It features five women who challenge the shame that often surrounds survivors. English, 1 hour.
7pm; also 11am (Saturday). Rangoli Art Centre, MG Road. Tickets, Rs200, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Shivani Kagti
The American Center will screen My Family, directed by Gregory Nava. It is centred on three generations of an immigrant family, their trials and tribulations.
4-6.15pm. The American Center, 38A, JL Nehru Road. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
International Kolkata Book Fair
Till 5 February
This year, the countries that will have publishers represented include Spain, France, the US, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Guatemala, Japan, China and Bangladesh.
Noon-8pm. Milan Mela, near Science City. For details, visit here
By Indranil Bhoumik
Till 26 February
This is an exhibition of over 40 paintings and drawings by Jayakumar, who uses only one name and is known for his surrealistic paintings.
10am-6pm. Kadambari Gallery, DakshinaChitra, Muttukadu (24462435). Entry, Rs50 (Indians) and Rs100 (foreigners).
Once Upon a Bak-Bak Tree—Monkey See! Monkey Do!
Karadi Tales, a creator of children’s content, is back with the second edition of its theatrical production, Once Upon A Bak-Bak Tree. As part of it, a musical, Monkey See! Monkey Do!, will be presented.
4pm/7pm. Chinmaya Heritage Centre, Chetpet (28363876). Tickets, Rs300, Rs500 and Rs750, available on in.bookmyshow.com
This Indo-Western dance performance, set in a mystical fantasy land, talks about environmental consciousness.
7pm. Museum Theatre, Pantheon Road, Egmore. Tickets, Rs200, Rs300 and Rs500, available on Eventjini.com.
By Nandini Reddy
Theatre group Uneeswan Adhyay will present this story of a boy who is preparing for the visit of his girlfriend, and his dialogue with himself. 1 hour, 30 minutes.
7.30pm. Lamakaan, Road No.1, Banjara Hills. Tickets, Rs100, available on
in.bookmyshow.com. For details, visit here
Nucleya has so far released 14 singles, studio albums and numerous collaborations. He will be performing this weekend, and will be followed by DJ Lil.
8pm. Rendezvous, ISB Road, Nanakram Guda. Tickets, Rs800, Rs1,200 and Rs1,500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Sohini Sen