The Mint Planner, 13 January 2017
From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week
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Soul Of My Country
Contemporary artist Uma Bardhan will present a series of around 40 watercolour paintings that depict flora and fauna and rural life.
11am-7pm. Open Palm Court Gallery, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road (24682002). Prices, Rs10,000-40,000.
Ghalib: Subah, Dophar, Shaam
The festival will include three plays directed by M. Sayeed Alam: Ghalib, Ghalib Ke Khat and Ghalib In New Delhi. 2 hours.
Noon. Epicentre, Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurugram (0124-2715000). Tickets, Rs500, Rs750 and Rs1,000, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Abhijit Ganguly Special
Stand-up comic Abhijit Ganguly will present some of his best work, like Bong Talkies and Me Tragedy, along with some new stories.
9.30pm. Canvas Laugh Club, The People and Co.,Ground floor,Cyberhub, Gurugram. Tickets, Rs500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Pooja Singh
Kathak Yugal Vividha
Manava Bhagwat and Sheetal K. Redkar, disciples of Kathak exponent Rajashree Shirke, will present a duet performance that showcases the evolution of this classical dance form.
7pm. Little Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Nariman Point (6622 3737). Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
The Elephant Journey
This is a story about two characters in a closed room who are convinced that they were kidnapped. English. 1 hour, 30 minutes.
7.30pm. G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture, Mahalaxmi (24909393). Tickets, Rs300, available on in.bookmyshow.com
The Siddhus Of Upper Juhu
Rahul da Cunha’s English play features Bubbles Siddhu, a financial executive, and his Parsi wife, Behroze, who have used all their life savings to buy a house—but finding everything going wrong. 2 hours.
7pm. Tate Theatre, NCPA. Tickets, Rs300, Rs500, Rs760 and Rs1,000, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Shweta Upadhyay
Classical Guitar: Around The World And Through The Ages
13 JanuaryMohit Dubey, a classical guitarist from New Mexico, will take audiences on a musical journey—from Bach’s baroque Germany to Lauro’s modern Venezuela.
6.30pm. Auditorium, Bangalore International Centre, Teri Complex, Domlur II Stage. For details, call 9886599675.
Aadi Anant Festival
This festival will see a performance by tabla maestro Zakir Hussain, Anantha R. Krishnan (mridangam), Navin Kumar (dholak) and Sabir Khan (sarangi).
6.30pm. Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Malleswaram. Tickets, Rs250, Rs500, Rs750 and Rs1,000, available at the venue.
Inside Real Virtuality
This multi-user immersive experience allows people to take part in a virtual reality scene by walking, interacting with physical objects and meeting other people. Users are tracked by a motion-capture system.
10am-5pm. Shoonya Centre for Art and Somatic Practices, Lalbagh Main Road. Tickets, Rs200, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Shivani Kagti
Ustad Rashid Khan
Enjoy this evening of classical music with a performance by vocalist ustad Rashid Khan, the great grandson of ustad Inayat Hussain Khan, who founded the Rampur-Sahaswan gharana.
6.30pm. Birla Academy of Art & Culture, 108-109, Southern Avenue (24666802). Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2017
This festival, which will be held across different locations, will include discussions, book readings and film screenings. The guest list includes Shashi Tharoor, Devdutt Pattanaik and Arshia Sattar.
Timings and venues vary. For details, visit here
By Indranil Bhoumik
The Urbanist’s World
16 January-20 February
Inspired by the geometric simplicity seen in S.H. Raza’s work, N. Ramachandran will present 30 paintings that depict both the order and chaos of the urban life.
11am-8pm. Apparao Galleries, The Leela Palace, Adyar Seaface, MRC Nagar. For details, call 9941012380.
Rajesh Joshi’s Gujarati play explores the spiritual relationship between Shrimad Rajchandra and Mahatma Gandhi. 2 hours.
7.30pm.Chinmaya Heritage Centre, 13th Avenue, Harrington Road, Chetpet.
This is a 2-hour workshop for children aged above 7. Participants will be taught how to turn recyclable material, including old newspapers, into products. It is open to 25 participants.
10am. Mitr Café, Coastal Road, Kalakshetra Colony, Besant Nagar, Fee, Rs200. To register, email email@example.com.
Sunburn Arena With David Guetta
French DJ David Guetta will perform in the city as part of his India tour. The artiste has sold over nine million albums worldwide.
4pm. Hitex Exhibition Center, Izzat Nagar. Tickets, Rs2,300, Rs2,500 and Rs4,500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Adapted from a short story by Premchand, this Hindi-Telugu play revolves around two friends who purchase lottery tickets and then speculate what they would do if they won. 1 hour.
7.30pm. Lamakaan, off Road No.1, Banjara Hills. For details, call 96427 31329. Tickets, Rs100, available on in.bookmyshow.com.
By Pooja Singh