The Mint Planner, 26 May 2017
From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week
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Rewind Sessions with Chizai
Acoustic cover band Chizai plays a wide range of songs across genres—rock, pop, funk and indie folk.
9pm. Monkey Bar, Pocket C 6-7, Vasant Kunj. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
Bandish 20-20000 Hz
A nautanki singer and a baithak singer relive their days of glory and share anecdotes of palace escapes, being abducted by zamindars, and getting duped by charming and conniving men in the name of love. Hindi.
7.30pm; also 4pm (Sunday). Kamani Auditorium, Mandi House. Tickets, Rs300, Rs500, Rs750, Rs1,000 and Rs1,250 available on in.bookmyshow.com
Classic Movie Festival
The festival will screen four films by Alfred Hitchcock and Frank Capra: The Man Who Knew Too Much and It Happened One Night (on Saturday); and Vertigo and It’s A Wonderful Life (on Sunday).
4.30pm/7.30pm. Siri Fort Auditorium, Asian Games Village Complex. Seating on first-come, first-served basis. To register, email email@example.com.
By Sohini Sen
Wooden Horse In Boggy Land: Four Propositions About Landscape
Till 29 June
Around 30 paintings by Gobardhan Ash, Prajakta Potnis, Gieve Patel and Tejal Shah are on display at this show, which shifts the centre of gravity from idyllic landscapes to migration and death.
11am-6.30pm (closed on Sundays and Mondays). Project 88, Narayan A Sawant Road, Colaba (22810066).
Based on Harold Pintner’s play, The Lover is about a married couple who attempt to accommodate each other’s hidden sexual and personal desires. English, 1 hour.
9pm. Harkat Studios, Aram Nagar Part 2, Versova. Tickets, Rs350, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Till 28 May
Over 140 films from 45 countries, covering the diversity of global LGBTQ lives, are being screened at this film festival. The line-up includes Apricot Groves (Armenia), Allice (Brazil), En Aften (Denmark), Ja Kichu Sada-Kalo Noy (India) and It’s Okay To Be Gay! (India).
Times and venues vary. For details and the complete schedule, visit www.mumbaiqueerfest.com
By Shweta Upadhyay
The Vijayanagara Feast
Till 4 June
Experience the rich flavours of Vijayanagara with a dinner buffet that includes signature dishes like Mamsa Sukka Chops, Nati Koli Saaru and Kadabu.
7.30-11pm. Cubbon Pavilion, ITC Gardenia, Residency Road. Meal for one, Rs1,950.
Director-playwright Chanakya Vyas will present a dramatized reading of the German play Deadline—a series of dark conversations between “HE” and “SHE”.
6.30-8pm. Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Indiranagar. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
Bonded By Blood
This edition of the concert series will feature three Bengaluru-based heavy metal bands: from the two-decade-old Kryptos to newcomers Symphonic Eternity and Gothmiq.
8pm. blueFROG, 3, Church Street (69999549). Tickets, Rs500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Shivani Kagti
The Missing Tales
Till 31 May
This solo show by Mahjabin Imam Majumdar features 22 works, including five canvases and 17 mixed-media, watercolour, dry pastel and digital prints on acid-free paper. The artist’s works tell the story of loss and pain, and paradise.
11am-7pm (Sunday closed), Ganges Art Gallery, 33A, Jatin Das Road (24653212).
By Darkling Ground
Till 8 July
This exhibition is showcasing Kolkata-based artist Adip Dutta’s work, which explores the possibilities in objects and sites of construction and tools of labour.
11am-7pm (Sundays closed). Experimenter, Hindusthan Road, Gariahat (24630465).
By Indranil Bhoumik
F5 by Ensomneacks
This edition will feature a performance by Jagan Krishnan, a stand-up comedian from Chennai.
7pm. Alliance Française, College Road, Nungambakkam. Tickets, Rs250, available on www.eventjini.com
Efflorescent Impressions, Emergent Perceptions
Till 30 May
This exhibition by Puducherry-based artist Vishwajyoti, who uses only one name, has 30 acrylic on canvas paintings on display.
10am-6pm (Tuesday closed). DakshinaChitra, Muttukadu, East Coast Road (24462435).
Written by Chitralaya Gopu, this play is a remake of the 1970s comedy movie of the same name.
7pm. The Music Academy, TTK Road, Royapettah. Tickets, Rs250, Rs500, Rs750, Rs1,000 and Rs1,500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Nandini Reddy
Jack And The Beanstalk
The Performers, a children’s theatre group, will enact the classic fairy tale. Directed by Anita Madangopal, the play has songs , rap and mimes. English. 1 hour, 30 minutes.
5pm. Lamakaan, off Road No.1, Banjara Hills. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
Sunday Kakatiya Kirraak Brunch
The ITC Kakatiya will host this family brunch. The menu includes barbecue grills, live pasta, sushi, cold cuts, unlimited spirits and desserts.
12.30pm. Deccan Pavilion, ITC Kakatiya Hotel. Meal for one, Rs2,675, Rs3,275 (with wine) and Rs3,650 (with champagne).
By Sohini Sen