The Mint Planner, 10 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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Till 28 February
Artists Krishnaraj Chonat, Elin Vister and Nobina Gupta are presenting paintings based inspired by nature.
11am-7pm (Sundays closed). Latitude 28, F-208, Lado Sarai (24621013). Prices, starting from Rs2,000.
Ether Is All That Is
Till 8 March
Contemporary artist G. R. Iranna is presenting more than 10 works, including paintings and installations. The medium used is vibhuti (holy ash) and acrylic.
11am-7pm. Gallery Espace, 16, Community Centre, New Friends Colony (26922947). Prices, Rs6-30 lakh.
The Palate Fest Reimagined
This food festival will have more than 100 stalls by eateries such as Ooh La La and Fat Lulu’s. There will also be music shows by bands like Zehen Band and Euphoria.
11am-10pm. Nehru Park, PSOI Club, Vinay Marg. For details, visit Palatefest.com.
The Burning Mountain
Taking their inspiration from an annual festival in Japan in which the dead grass of Mount Wakakusa is burnt, chefs at Wasabi by Morimoto have crafted a menu that includes dishes like Ankimo and Maguro steak.
9am-9pm. Wasabi by Morimoto, Taj Mahal Hotel, Mansingh Road. Meal for one, Rs4,000, plus taxes.
By Pooja Singh
Vision Into Infinity
Some of Paresh Maity’s work from the 1990s to the present day, including paintings and sculptures, will be on show.
11am-7pm. Jehangir Art Gallery, 161, Kala Ghoda, Fort (22843989).
More than 60 children from nine schools in Mumbai and the National Society for Clean Cities, a non-profit, will present their paintings.10am-6pm. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, MG Road, Fort (22844484). Prices, starting from Rs10,000.
This musical is about Goan and Anglo-Indian musicians who introduced jazz influences into Hindi film music. 1 hour, 15 minutes.
7pm. Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point. Tickets, Rs300, Rs400 and Rs500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Shweta Upadhyay
Parsi Lagan Nu Bhonu
Till 25 February
In celebration of its third anniversary, the Parsi restaurant SodaBottleOpenerWala is serving traditional wedding food like Gos No Sas (mutton in white gravy), Chicken Pulao, Badami Papeta Ne Paneer (potato and paneer in almond gravy) and Papeta Anjeer Na Cutlis (potato and fig cutlets).
Noon-12.30am. SodaBottleOpenerWala, Lavelle Road (22255299). Meal for one, Rs550 (vegetarian) and Rs650 (non-vegetarian), plus taxes.
C’est L’amour: Valentine’s Special
This week-long fête brings a spread of authentic French dishes, wine and desserts. There’s also a handcrafted dessert for two, Toi et Moi, a raspberry and white chocolate-based mousse in a white chocolate carapace.
10.30am-10pm. Available at all Café Noir outlets. Prices, Rs300-500.
Rajesh Joshi’s Gujarati courtroom drama, set against the background of the army, raises questions of patriotism and nationalism. 2 hours, 30 minutes.
2.30pm/6.30pm. Chowdiah Memorial Hall, GD Park Extension, Malleswaram. Tickets, Rs500, Rs750 and Rs1,000, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Shivani Kagti
The Passing Show
Meghnad Bhattacharya’s Passing Show, from the theatre group Sayak, is about a man who is desperately searching for the golden past through vintage memoirs and music. His pursuit soon becomes an obsession when he starts looking for a singer named Atulananda.
6.30pm. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road. For details, call 9836067788.
Als Wir Träumten (As We Were Dreaming)
Andreas Dresen’s 2015 German film is about the changes in the lives of four schoolchildren after the reunification of Germany. 1 hour, 57 minutes.
6.30pm. Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, 8, Ballygunge Circular Road (24866398).
By Indranil Bhoumik
A Ride Through Life
Photographer Karthik Srinivasan will present 60 images taken during walks through the streets of Munich, Frankfurt and Amsterdam.
11am-7pm. Art Houz, Kasthuri Ranga Road, Alwarpet (24992173).
Sherazade & LavionRose
Based in France, singer Sherazade is known for weaving electric music with blues and Oriental influences. She will perform with the French band L’AvionRose.
7pm. Edouard Michelin Auditorium, Alliance Française, Nungambakkam.
V. Balakrishnan will present a theatrical performance based on Rashmi Rathi, seminal poetry on Karna’s life by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar. 1 hour, 20 minutes.
7pm. Alliance Française. Tickets, Rs200, available at the venue.
By Nandini Reddy