The Mint Planner, 22 April 2016
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Fourth Dimension: Group Photography Exhibition
23 April-2 May
11am-7pm. Shridharani Gallery, Triveni Kala Sangam, 205, Tansen Marg (23719470). Prices, Rs.35,000-55,000.
Else, All Will Be Still
Till 14 May
Ravi Agarwal, a photographer and founder of Toxics Link, an environmental non-profit, explores the relationship between man and the sea. The show, which includes a collection of photographs and videos, looks at the ways in which urban development affects ecological sustainability.
11am-7pm (Sundays closed). Gallery Espace, 16, Community Centre, New Friends Colony (26922947). Prices, Rs.75,000 to Rs.6.5 lakh.
Using the Bengali patua style of painting, 100 children from under-resourced schools in Delhi and the National Capital Region will present an exhibition of stories on themes such as gender, friendship and the environment. They will also narrate stories through songs.
5-8pm. Crafts Museum, Bhairon Marg, Pragati Maidan. For details, call 9810886981.
The Zohra Segal Festival Of The Arts
The India International Centre (IIC) will host a festival to celebrate the work of Zohra Segal, whose career as a choreographer, dancer and actor spanned over 75 years. It will include the screening of Gurinder Chadha’s ‘Bend It Like Beckham’, in which Segal acted, and an Odissi dance performance by Madhyama Sehgal.
11.30am. CD Deshmukh Auditorium, IIC, Max Mueller Marg (24619431).
By Pooja Singh
Charles Correa: Un-Built Works
Till 15 May
Curated by the Charles Correa Foundation, this exhibition looks at structures that were conceptualized by the late Indian architect, Charles Correa, but never built. These are represented through drawings and sketches, and span competition entries, commissions and public projects.
11am-7pm. Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, KD Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort (22027710).
Kahani Le Lo
Attend the Hindi musical play, Kahani Le Lo, based on the Panchatantra, at the Kids’ Drama Festival. Directed by Dhanendra Kawade, the play has different episodes from Vishnu Sharma’s popular animal fables. Recycled waste has been used for the sets and costumes. 1 hour.
5.30pm. Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, 91-A, Rani Baug, Veer Mata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan, Ambedkar Road, Byculla (East). Tickets, Rs.200, available at the venue.
An Ode To MV Wisdom
8.30pm. blueFrog, Mathuradas Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel (30151765). Tickets, Rs.350, available at the venue and on Bluefrog.co.in.
Dhruva Mistry: The Human Abstract
Till 7 May
Dhruva Mistry’s solo sculpture exhibition includes work from his early years, across mediums—some in fibreglass and bronze. Some collages will also be on display. The artist draws inspiration from myths and tradition.
11am-6pm (closed on Mondays and Sundays). Jhaveri Contemporary, 2, Krishna Niwas, 58A, Walkeshwar Road (23693639). For details, visit www.jhavericontemporary.com
By Shinibali Mitra Saigal
Directed by Meghnad Bhattacharya, the play revolves around Atin, who is searching for the golden past in vintage memoirs and music. His pursuit becomes an obsession when he starts looking for a singer called Atulananda. 1 hour, 30 minutes.
6.30pm. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road. Tickets, Rs.100, Rs.150 and Rs.200, available on in.explara.com
Celebrating William Shakespeare
The British Council in Kolkata will mark the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare with programmes that include a mask-making workshop, panel discussions and comedy shows.
Timings and venues vary. For details, visit www.britishcouncil.org.in
In this three-day event, the Goethe-Institut will showcase some of the world’s best television productions, documentaries and news programmes, and initiate discussions on how to make the Indian media more effective in its communication. The line-up includes House Of Noises (Hungary), The Rapped News (Senegal) and Snowden’s Great Escape (Germany/Denmark).
6.30-8.30pm; and 4-8.30pm (24 April). Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, 8, Ballygunge. For details, visit www.goethe.de/kolkata
By Indranil Bhoumik
Having spent nearly seven years on the road, and performed in several European countries, the five-member Fanfare Couche-Tard is now touring India. Its members are Grégory Blaud (clarinet, vocals), Florian Valloo (saxophone), Nathanaël Bianconi (accordian, vocals), Patrice Komlanz (bass synth) and Robin Veyssière (drums).
7pm. Museum Theatre, Pantheon Road, Egmore. Passes, available on www.eventjini.com
The Phoenix Players theatre group will present a solo performance by actor-director Salim Ghouse. An old actor-clown reminisces about life and art after his swansong, which unfolds unwittingly before an empty auditorium. The play is in English. 1 hour, 20 minutes.
4pm/7pm. Alliance Française, College Road, Nungambakkam. Tickets, Rs.200 and Rs.250, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Royal Marwar Cuisine
Till 1 May
Chander Singh Rathod, the master chef from Jodhpur’s Umaid Bhawan Palace, has created a special menu that showcases the regal cuisine of Marwar. It includes dishes like Mirchi Wada, Murgh Soola and Nagori Methi Jheenga, and sweet treats such as Lapsi and Malai Ghewar.
Noon-3pm and 7-11pm. Beyond Indus, Taj Club House, 2, Club House Road (66313131). Meal for one, Rs.1,400, plus taxes.
Designer Sanjay Garg, who has made handloom saris fashionable, will showcase a collection that uses the Kadwa brocade technique of Varanasi. The collection, which includes lehngas, pyjamas, pants and shararas, has patterns etched in gold on silk.
11am-7.30pm. The Folly, Amethyst, Royapettah (45991631). Prices, starting from Rs.4,500.
By Nandini Reddy
French band Beltuner will bring its brand of gypsy music to the city. A quartet founded in Paris, France, in 2001, Beltuner comprises René Sopa (accordion), Pascal Muller (guitar), Mickaël Correia (percussion) and Nicolas Pautras (bass). Entry on first-come, first-served basis.
6.30pm. Mahindra École Centrale, 62/1A, Bahdurpally, Jeedimetla. For details, visit www. hyderabad.afindia.org
Enjoy a musical evening under the Charminar with Pakistan’s Sabri Brothers, who are known for their full-throated qawwalis. They will perform as part of the Hyderabad Arts Festival.
7.30pm. Charminar, Old City. For details, visit www.hyderabadartsfestival.com
Awadhi Food Festival
22 April-1 May
Savour Awadhi cuisine such as Galawat Kebab, Pasanda Kebab, Kakori Kebab, Lagan Gosht, Machli Mussallam, Sheermaal, Shahi Tukda, Lahsun Ki Kheer and Zafrani Kheer.
7-11pm. Lobby level, Qube Café, Hotel Siesta, 55/E, Gachibowli (8019217872). Meal for one, Rs.549, plus taxes.
By Yogendra Kalavalapalli
Me, Myself & Mum
7pm. Alliance Française, Thimmaiah Road, Vasanthnagar (40808181).
Social Service/International Comedy Circus
Get ready for a laugh riot. The comedians who are scheduled to perform include UK-based Aussie Ro Campbell, Malaysia’s Keren Bala Devan and Kavin Jayaram, Bengalurean Sundeep Rao and non-resident Indian Sanjay Manaktala.
9pm (22 April), BFlat Bar, Indiranagar; and 8.30pm (23 April), Fiat Caffe Car-O-Bar, Domlur. Tickets, Rs.400 and Rs.500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
The Bawd ‘N’ Verse
To commemorate William Shakespeare’s 400th death anniversary, storyteller Deesh Mariwala will deliver a 2-hour lecture and conduct a workshop on Shakespeare’s writing, his characters and puns.
4-6pm (23 April), Jagriti Theatre, Whitefield; and 11.30am-1.30pm (24 April), Rangoli Metro Art Centre, MG Road. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org
ArtReach Summer Workshops
Bengaluru-based artists’ collective Sandbox will conduct a series of workshops for children aged 8-13. The themes include dance, music and pop-up art.
10am-5pm. Venues vary. Fees, Rs.1,750 (for day-long workshops) and Rs.2,250 (for two-day workshops). For registration and details, visit Sandboxcollective.org.
Till 30 April
This exhibition showcases the work of two child prodigies—22-month-old Virat Karan from Bengaluru and 13-year-old Pranav Senthilkumaran from Chennai. Karan started painting when he was eight months old and has created over 75 paintings, mainly with acrylic. Senthilkumaran’s collection “articulates the fragrance of flowers, shades of the shelter, ecstasy of tribals and the many hues of nature”.
11am-8pm (Sundays closed). Sublime Galleria, Sky Bridge, UB City (41116563). Prices, Rs. 7,000-28,000.
By Shivani Kagti