The Mint Planner, 17 March 2017

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

UK musician Addison Groove.
UK musician Addison Groove.



Addison Groove: Underground Innovator

23 March

UK bass musician, DJ and producer Addison Groove will be touring India this month, starting from the Capital. He is known to have introduced “footcrab”, a bass music anthem that mixes dubstep’s mid-tempo shuffle and footwork’s fast-paced rhythms.

9pm. Social, 28A, Defence Colony Market.

Around town

A Vintage Afternoon

19 March

Around 25 vintage cars are expected at this rally.

10.30am. DLF Golf and Country Club, DLF Phase 5, Gurugram (0124-4525275).


Around The World In 7 Days

22-28 March

This group show will present acrylic and oil paintings inspired by pop-culture movements. The artists taking part include Budi Ubrux, Iskandar Fauzy, Gülin
Hayat Topdemir and Ion Vacareanu.

11am-7pm. Saffronart, The Claridges, 12, APJ Abdul Kalam Road (39555000). Prices, Rs90,000 to Rs9 lakh.

By Sohini Sen

Rehearsing for ‘Shikhandi’.
Rehearsing for ‘Shikhandi’.



Autumn Sonata

19 March

Featuring Ingrid Bergman and Liv Ullmann, this Swedish drama by Ingmar Bergman is the story of a celebrated classical pianist who is confronted by her neglected daughter. 1 hour, 39 minutes.

12.30pm. Matterden CFC, The Deepak, 38, NM Joshi Marg, Lower Parel (40150621). Tickets, Rs100, available on Instamojo. com.



21- 23 March

A comic retelling of the story of Shikhandi, mixing the traditional with the contemporary, the play questions fixed gender identities. 2 hours.

7.30pm. Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point. Tickets, Rs400 and Rs500, available on

By Shweta Upadhyay


Around town

Sunday Soul Sante: Neon Edition

19 March

This flea market will feature over 200 pop-up stalls of art, craft and food, as well as live performances by Yohan Marshall and The Mischief.

10am-10pm. Embassy International Riding School, Tarunhunse Village. Tickets Rs200, available on

Go Swadeshi—Handwoven Fair

Till 18 March

This is an exhibition of saris, fabrics, home furnishing, men’s and women’s wear and handcrafted bags, created by weavers and artisans from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Odisha, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh.

10.30am-8.30pm. Sahakara Samudaya Bhavan, Regional Institute of Co-operative Management, Padmanabhanagar. Prices, starting from Rs800.


Eternal Spring

Till 1 April

Veteran artist Milind Nayak is showcasing 30 works, which range from oil on canvas to oil on board.

11am-8pm (Sundays closed). Sublime Galleria, UB City, Vittal Mallya Road. Prices, Rs36,000 to Rs1.50 lakh.

By Shivani Kagti



Khaise Sukhiya Morse

18 March

This play is based on the life of an Indian farmer. 1 hour, 55 minutes.

6.30pm. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road. Tickets, Rs100, available at the venue. For details, call 9038746632.


Leprechaun and Everest

17-18 March

The American Center will screen Leprechaun, a horror-comedy written and directed by Mark Jones, on Friday. Everest, based on the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, will be screened the next day. The 2015 biographical adventure film is directed by Baltasar Kormákur.

6pm (Friday)/ 4pm (Saturday). The American Center, 38A, Jawaharlal Nehru Road (39846300). Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

By Indranil Bhoumik

Juilliard415 will perform on Saturday.
Juilliard415 will perform on Saturday.




18 March

Juilliard415 is the principal period-instrument ensemble from the renowned Juilliard School in the US. In its India debut, the group will perform pieces by Jean-Philippe, Johann S. Bach and Georg P. Telemann.

7pm. Museum Theatre, Pantheon Road, Egmore. Prices, Rs499 and Rs750.

Around town

Ugadi Utsav

Till 19 March

Tha Ugadi festival is showcasing the culture of Andhra Pradesh, with traditional garagalu dance by Sri Vijaya Durga Garagala Natya Brundam.

10am-6pm. DakshinaChitra, Muttukadu, East Coast Road (24462435). Entry, Rs50 (Indians) and Rs100 (foreigners).


Films On Water

18-22 March

This festival will showcase short documentaries and feature films on water, including One Water (India), Beasts Of The Southern Wild (US) and I Am Morgan (Germany), among others.

7pm. Spaces, Besant Nagar, and MadHatter’s Tea Garden, Chetpet. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

By Nandini Reddy



Safarnama Tasveeron Ka

17 March

Photography students of the Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University are exhibiting images of their visits to different cities. The states covered include Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

10.30am-7pm. Lamakaan, off Road No.1, Banjara Hills. For details, call 96427 31329.


Pie Five

19 March

Theatre group Dramanon will present five plays that explore the ups and downs of life. The plays are Favours, The Governess, The Defenseless Creature, Surgery and The Catch. 1 hour, 30 minutes.

8pm. Phoenix Arena, Phase 2, Hitec City. Tickets, Rs150, available on

By Sohini Sen

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