The Mint Planner, 24 February 2017
From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week
Art | Unlocking Stillness
Till 25 February
The 18 paintings on display by Kiyomi Talaulicar, a gold medallist from the Sir JJ School of Art in Mumbai, are acrylic on paper and canvas. The theme largely revolves around walls, treated as living beings.
10am-6pm. Gallery Art Motif, A1-178, Safdarjung Enclave (42664343). Price, starting from Rs45,000.
The Eternal Waiting
Till 25 February
Elanchezhiyan Pichaikannu’s bronze sculptures capture the bull form in an array of movements: complex, acrobatic and graceful. There are 18 sculptures on display.
11am-7pm. Gallery Art Positive, Lado Sarai (41602545). Prices, Rs1-35 lakh.
Theatre | Laajo
Based on Urdu writer Ismat Chughtai’s famous story Gharwali, this Hindustani satire looks at the institution of marriage. It is directed by Rajesh Tiwari. 1 hour, 20 minutes.
6.30pm. Alliance Française, Lodhi Estate, Lodhi Road. Tickets, Rs300 and Rs500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Sohini Sen
Theatre | Refund
A middle-aged man walks up to his old school principal and says he is a failure in life because his teachers did not teach him well. English.
1 hour, 15 minutes.
7pm. The Cuckoo Club by Hive, Pali Hill, Bandra (West). Tickets, Rs300, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Art | Line Of Light
Till 4 March
Manisha Parekh’s solo show consists of five works she made in Japan during a residency in 2013. She uses materials like Japanese cypress wood and Indian silk.
11am-6pm (closed on Sunday and Monday). Jhaveri Contemporary, 58A, Walkeshwar Road (23693639).
Music | A Tribute To
Zakir Hussain and the Symphony Orchestra of India will pay tribute to legendary composer Vanraj Bhatia, renowned for his scores in films like Manthan, Bhumika and Mandi.
7pm. Tata Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point. Tickets, Rs500, Rs1,000 and Rs1,500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Around town | Gateway Litfest
The third edition of this litfest for regional languages will include discussions on languages like Bhojpuri, Ahirani, Konkani, Khasi and Santhali. Among the 50 participating writers are Anju Makhija (English), Bratya Basu (Bengali), Chandana Dutt (Mythili), Damodar Mauzo (Konkani), Desmond Kharmawaflang (Khasi-Meghalaya) and Desraj Kali (Punjabi).
11am. National Centre for the Performing Arts, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point (66223737).
By Shweta Upadhyay
Art | Whitefield Art
Till 24 March
More than 100 artists are showcasing their work in the form of installations, sculptures and paintings.
9am. VR Bengaluru, ITPL Main Road, Whitefield. Prices, Rs8,500 to Rs2.5 lakh.
Around town | Music As A Language
The Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music is organizing a 2-hour workshop by New York-based jazz guitarist Rotem Sivan to introduce aspiring musicians to the world of jazz.
4pm. Blue Timbre, Ramagondanahalli Village, Whitefield. For details, call 9686211488.
Theatre | Ranga Shankara Youth Theatre Festival
Artistes selected from each district in Karnataka learnt the nuances of theatre direction in a 30-day residency workshop. Ranga Shankara has now shortlisted six plays from their work for this festival.
7.30pm. Ranga Shankara, 36/2, 8th Cross, JP Nagar. Tickets, Rs100, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Shivani Kagti
Music | Violin and Matir Shure
The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will present a musical evening featuring performances by Deb and Jyoti Sankar, popularly known as the Violin Brothers, followed by Matir Shure by the singer Bayaan, who will present baul and folk songs.
6pm. Rabindranath Tagore Centre, ICCR, 9A, Ho Chi Minh Sarani (22822895).
Film | Carla
Herrmann Zschoche’s film Carla centres on Karla Blum, a schoolteacher who believes people should have their own opinions. Her students, however, don’t know how to ask questions.
6.30pm. Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, 8, Ballygunge Circular Road (24866398). Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
By Indranil Bhoumik
Art | Shunya And Beyond
Till 14 March
Chennai artist Dhasan, who uses only one name, is presenting 35 mixed-media works.
11am-7pm. Apparao Infinity, Wallace Garden, Nungambakkam. Price, Rs36,000 to Rs1.75 lakh. For details, call 9941012386.
Around town |
Karthik Kumar’s stand-up act is a celebration of a
middle-class upbringing, filled with hope and life
7pm. The Music Academy, TTK Road, Royapettah. Tickets, Rs500, Rs600, Rs750, Rs1,000 and Rs1,200, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Music | Classical Fusion
DakshinaChitra will host a classical fusion concert with Ganesh Kumar on the kanjira, Balaji Rajamani on mandolin and S.Hari Krishnan on keyboard.
4pm. DakshinaChitra, Muttukadu, East Coast Road. Entry, Rs50 (Indians) and Rs100 (foreigners).
By Nandini Reddy
Around town Pen A Story
Creative writer Anu Krishna will helm this 3-hour workshop for those aged 10 and above. Participants will learn the nuances of penning a story, creating characters and plots.
2.30pm. Lamakaan, Banjara Hills. Fee, Rs100. For details, call 9845497085.
Art | Golden Womb:
Dawn Of Time
Till 5 April
Seema Kohli is displaying work she has created over three decades. The paintings, in different media, celebrate womanhood.
11am-7pm. Kalakriti Art Gallery, Road No. 10, Banjara Hills (66564466).
By Sohini Sen