The Mint Planner, 27 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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Dance | Tantu
Dancer-writer Madhur Gupta will present an Odissi performance that combines choreographies by Sharon Lowen, Madhavi Mudgal and the late Kelucharan Mohapatra.
6.30pm. CP Deshmukh Auditorium, India International Centre, 40, Max Mueller Marg. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
Art | Paresh Maity: World Of Watercolours
28 January-17 February
This exhibition, displaying 130 paintings and a sculpture, will showcase 40 years of Paresh Maity’s journey with watercolours.
11 am-7pm. Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan. Prices starting from Rs75,000.
Music | My Journey
Production house Navrasa Duende will host vocalist Pandit Jasraj from the Mewati gharana. The Padma Vibhushan awardee will also speak about his life in between the performance.
6.30pm. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Pragati Vihar. Tickets, Rs500 and Rs700, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Sohini Sen
Film | Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring
Ki-duk Kim’s Korean film is about a boy who lives in a floating temple on a lake, with a master who teaches him the way of the Buddha.
12.30pm. Matterden CFC, The Deepak, Lower Parel (40150621). Tickets, Rs100, available on Instamojo.com.
Around town | Lok Gatha: Snakes In Indian Folk Culture
Singer Ila Arun will illustrate the different Indian folk tales in which snakes play a pivotal role, with the help of Kalbelia and Jagran dance form performers.
7pm. Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point (66223724). Tickets, Rs200 and Rs300, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Theatre | Dopehri
Pankaj Kapur’s Hindustani play is set in the streets of Lucknow, home to the haveli of an old, lonely woman, Amma Bi. 1 hour, 20 minutes.
8pm. Swatantryaveer Savarkar Smarak Sabhagriha, Shivaji Park. Tickets, Rs300, Rs500, Rs800 and Rs1,000, available on
By Shweta Upadhyay
Film | The Little Princes Of Rajasthan
Set in Barnawa village near Jodhpur, this documentary follows the lives of three boys from the Langa community of musicians, born to serve their patrons.
7pm. Church Street Social, Church Street (41713016). Tickets, Rs500, available on www.insider.in
Theatre | No Rest In The Kingdom
Bengaluru-based actor, writer and director Deepika Arwind’s devised theatre work deals with the daily hilariousness and annoyance of being a woman in this country. English, 1 hour.
7pm. Shoonya, Centre for Art and Somatic Practices, 37, Lal Bagh Road. Tickets, Rs200, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Art | The Circle Of Life
Till 4 February
Having trained under renowned artists such as M.G. Doddamani, Ashu Gupta uses a variety of mediums. Her latest series explores her journey of self-reflection by using pen and ink to depict change, diversity and balance, among other concepts. There are 20 works on display.
11am-8pm (Sunday closed). Sublime Galleria, UB City, Vittal Mallya Road (22221667). Prices, Rs16,000-78,000.
By Shivani Kagti
Art | Spaces In Transition
Till 17 February
This is a solo show of drawings, paintings, charcoals and prints by Rajib Bhattacharjee, who explores the changing landscape of a city.
12.30-7.30pm (Sundays closed). Range Gallery, 54, first floor, Lower Range, Beck Bagan. For details, call 9830049825 or visit www.rangegallery.in
Theatre | Dweep
The Kolkata-based Shohan theatre group will stage its new Bengali short play Dweep. The direction and light design are by Niladri Sekhar Banerjee. 1 hour, 20 minutes.
3.30pm. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road. Tickets, Rs60 and Rs100, available at the venue. For details, call 9830042004.
By Indranil Bhoumik
Theatre | A Journey Into Malgudi
Watch this play journey into R.K. Narayan’s world through the stage. English/Tamil. 1 hour, 40 minutes.
3pm/7pm. Harishree Vidyalayam Auditorium, RA Puram. Tickets, Rs300, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Art | The Subconscious Rationale
Till 18 February
This exhibition of paintings by Hyderabad artist Santhosh Kotagiri is on the theme of the subconscious. Kotagiri believes that the subconscious dream state imagery is the real reflection of the self.
11am-6pm. Forum Art Gallery, Padmanabha Nagar, Adyar (42115596).
Around town | Andhra Food Festival
Till 29 January
Chef Srinivasa Rao cooks authentic delicacies, including Thotakura Mamsam (mutton with amaranth leaves), Warangal Kodi Kura (the Andhra version of pepper chicken) and Mungakai Pilusu (drumstick in red sauce).
Noon-11pm. Spice Jar, The Residency, T Nagar (42121122). Meal for one, Rs999, plus taxes.
By Nandini Reddy
Around town | Lamakaan Organic Bazaar
This is an initiative to encourage small organic farmers and grass-root entrepreneurs to sell their produce directly. Explore a wide range of organic fruits, vegetables and groceries, home-made breads and other baked goods.
10.30am. Lamakaan, off Road No.1, Banjara Hills. For details, call 96427 31329.
Theatre | Quli—Dilon Ka Shahzaada
This romantic play is based on the life of the founder of Hyderabad, Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah, and the danseuse Bhagmati. It’s got live musicians, qawwali singers and a shadow dancer. 1 hour.
7.30pm. Taj Deccan, Synergy Hall, Road No.1, Banjara Hills. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
By Sohini Sen