The Mint Planner, 3 March 2017

From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week


‘Elephant In The Room’.
‘Elephant In The Room’.

Delhi

Around Town

Indian Wedding Show

3 March

Exhibitors from the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Thailand and other Asian countries will display their wedding collections. Indian designers like Anju Modi and Sonaakshi Raaj will be among the exhibitors.

11am-7pm. Hall 12 and 12A, Pragati Maidan.

Art

Life Is A Circus

Till 8 March

Poonam Bevli Sahi takes her inspiration from the circus. Her 26 paintings capture forgotten emotions like the playfulness of childhood.

11am-7pm. India International Centre, 40, Max Mueller Marg (24619431). Price, Rs20,000-30,000.

Theatre

The Makhi-Choos

5 March

This Hindi comedy, starring actor Asrani, is a modern adaptation of The Miser by Molière. 1 hour, 20 minutes.

5.30pm/7.30pm. LTG Auditorium, Mandi House, Copernicus Marg. Tickets, Rs400, Rs600, Rs800 and Rs1,000, available at the venue and on in.bookmyshow.com

12th META

4-10 March

Among the 10 plays shortlisted this year for the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) are Elephant In The Room, Outcaste and I Don’t Like It. As You Like It.

Timings and venues vary. For details and tickets, visit Metawards.com.

By Sohini Sen

‘Zest! The Mule’s Foal’.
‘Zest! The Mule’s Foal’.

Mumbai

Film

The Shining

5 March

Stanley Kubrick’s psychological thriller is about a hotel filled with evil powers.
2 hours, 26 minutes.

12.30pm. Matterden CFC, The Deepak, Lower Parel. Tickets, Rs200, available on www.instamojo.com

Theatre

Zest! The Mule’s Foal

7 March

Theodosios abandons his wife and gorilla child in a village, and then spends a lifetime trying to get them back. Hindi. 1 hour, 15 minutes.

6.30pm. Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point. Tickets, Rs150, Rs200 and Rs250, available on in.bookmyshow.com

Rediscover The Epic

3 March

This multilayered, English production, set within a contemporary framework, journeys back to the time of the Ramayan. 2 hours.

7.30pm. Royal Opera House Theatre, Mama Parmanand Marg. Tickets, Rs500, Rs 750, Rs1,000, Rs1,500, Rs2,500, Rs3,000, Rs3,500 and Rs5,000, available on in.bookmyshow.com

By Shweta Upadhyay

The Strudels And Pies Festival is on till 5 March.
The Strudels And Pies Festival is on till 5 March.

Bengaluru

Around Town

Strudels And Pies Festival

Till 5 March

Head to this café for desserts like Cappuccino Pie with Mascarpone Cream and Banoffee Pie with Melba Sauce.

11am-6pm. MoMo 2go, Courtyard by Marriott, Bengaluru, Bellandur. Price, Rs125 per piece.

Mumbai Meri Jaan

3-4 March

Ethicus will present an exhibition of saris and stoles made of homegrown organic cotton woven by the fashion brand’s master craftsmen.

10am-7pm. Raintree, 4, Sankey Road. Price, Rs5,000-30,000.

Music

Swahaa

3 March

This Bengaluru band, a potpourri of Latin grooves, samba, reggae and folk, features, among others, Sumukha G. on flute and Harish Sunderesh on timbale and vocals.

9pm. BFlat Bar, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar. Tickets, Rs400, available on
in.bookmyshow.com

By Shivani Kagti

Kolkata

Theatre

Tasher Desh and Dweep

6 March

The Shohan theatre group will stage two of its current productions, Rabrindanath Tagore’s Tasher Desh and Utpal Dutta’s Dweep.

6.15pm. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road. Tickets, Rs100, available at the venue. For details, call 9830042004.

Film

DocedgeKolkata 2017

Till 5 March

Acclaimed documentary makers from around the world, along with foundations and broadcasters, are part of this festival. There are screenings, seminars and masterclasses by renowned film-makers. It aims to promote, nurture and develop storytelling skills.

Timings vary.Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, 8, Ballygunge Circular Road, Ballygunge (24866398). Fee, Rs500 and Rs1,000. For details, visit Docresi.org.

By Indranil Bhoumik

Romeo And Juliet’.
Romeo And Juliet’.

Chennai

Theatre

Romeo And Juliet

3-5 March

The Madras Players are marking the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare with a production of Romeo And Juliet, perhaps one of the best-known stories in the world. English, 2 hours.

7.15pm. Museum Theatre, Pantheon Road, Egmore. Tickets, Rs200, Rs300 and Rs500, available on www.eventjini.com

Art

Even God Is Abstract

Till 10 March

Each of artist-poet Thara Ganesan’s acrylic-on-canvas paintings emerges from the space of meditation, transforming her poetry into a painting. There are 25 works on display.

11am-6pm. Artworld, Sarala’s Art Centre, Ganeshpuram, off Cenotaph Road (24338691).

Music

Splendour Of Masters

3 March

In each edition, this festival features a celebrated master of music.This year, it will host ustad Rashid Khan.

7pm. The Music Academy, TTK Road, Royapettah. Tickets, Rs200, Rs300 and Rs500, available on in.bookmyshow.com

By Nandini Reddy

Hyderabad

Around Town

Women On Wheels

5 March

This cycling event is only for women and children covering stretches of 13km and 30km, followed by strengthening exercises and games.

6am. Hitech City Bike Station, Lumbini Avenue, Gachibowli. Tickets, Rs550, Rs600 and Rs650, available on www.meraevents.com

Theatre

Andher Nagri Chopat Raja

3 March

This adaptation of the short story of the same name by Bhartendu Harishchandra is a satire on politics and society. It is directed by Surender Sahil Verma. 1 hour, 30 minutes.

7.30pm. Lamakaan, off Road No.1, Banjara Hills. Tickets, Rs200, available on in.bookmyshow.com

By Sohini Sen

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