The Mint Planner, 17 February 2017

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


‘Peecha Karti Parchhaiyan’ will be performed this Sunday.
‘Peecha Karti Parchhaiyan’ will be performed this Sunday.

Delhi

Art

Stretched Terrains

Ongoing

Curated by Roobina Karode, this show features works by M.F. Husain, F.N.Souza and S.H.Raza, as well as Atul Dodiya and Navjot Altaf.

10.30am-6.30pm. Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, DLF-South Court Mall, Saket (49160000).

Around Town

Taco & Margarita Festival

Till 28 February

At the Arriba—Mexican Grill & Tequileria restaurant, you can choose from tacos with stuffing like grilled shrimp and cheese and beans, and classic margarita and Kiwi Margarita.

Noon-1am. Arriba—Mexican Grill & Tequileria, Siri Fort (26497706). Meal for one, Rs1,500, plus taxes.

Theatre

Peecha Karti Parchhaiyan

19 February

This Hindi adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s play Ghosts, directed by K.K Raina, tells the story of the family of Maharaja Kunwar Viraj Bhanu Pratap Singh, whose death is shrouded in mystery. 1 hour, 45 minutes.

4pm/7.30pm. Stein Auditorium , India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road. Tickets, Rs250, Rs350 and Rs500, available on in.bookmyshow.com

By Sohini Sen

Anuj Mishra.
Anuj Mishra.

Mumbai

Dance

An Ode To Shiva

17 February

There will be a performance, Shivarasa, by Bharatanatyam exponent Pavitra Bhat, followed by one, Shivaay, by Kathak dancer Anuj Mishra.

7pm. Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point. Tickets, Rs360 and Rs400, available on in.bookmyshow.com

Around Town

Mumbai Local with Rahul Bose: The Sacred And The Profane

17 February

Actor Rahul Bose will talk about his decision to direct, produce and act in his new film Poorna, a biopic of the youngest girl in history to climb Mount Everest.

5.30pm. Kitab Khana, Fort (61702276). For details, email info@junoontheatre.org.

Theatre

Love Letters

21 February

A.R. Gurney’s English play is about two people who have been writing letters to each other for 50 years. 2 hours.

8pm. Prithvi Theatre, Juhu Church Road. Tickets, Rs500, available on in.bookmyshow.com

By Shweta Upadhyay

Guitarist Maneli Jamal.
Guitarist Maneli Jamal.

Bengaluru

Theatre

Hatemail

18 February

This English “dramedy” meanders through a young couple’s love-hate relationship through letters, Post-it notes and online chat, giving the audience a ringside view of the ups and downs in their lives. 1 hour, 30 minutes.

7pm. Shoonya, Centre for Art and Somatic Practices, Lal Bagh Road. Tickets, Rs200, available on in.bookmyshow.com

Music

Maneli Jamal

18 February

Award-winning guitarist Maneli Jamal has wowed audiences around the world with his style of playing the acoustic guitar.

9.30pm. Windmills Craftworks, No.331, 5B Road, EPIP Zone, Whitefield. Tickets, Rs500 and Rs1,000, available on in.bookmyshow.com

Around Town

Happy Dog Carnival 2017

19 February

Apart from a 2.5km run where owners and pets will run together and a fashion show for dogs, there will be photo booths, live music, food trucks, a flea market, and stalls for dog grooming.

9.30am-2.30pm. Embassy Springs, Devanahalli. Entry, Rs 150. Registration fee for the run, Rs500, for both the pet and the owner, and Rs400 for the fashion show. For details, visit Embassysprings.com.

By Shivani Kagti

Kolkata

Music

A History Of Clouds

17 February

To mark German author-poet Hans Magnus Enzensberger’s 85th birth anniversary, Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller will present an evening of music by artistes Varun Kishore, Alex Malseed, Davide Marini, Nishad Pandey and Tanaji Dasgupta.

7.30pm. Auditorium, Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, 8, Ballygunge Circular Road (24866398).

Around Town

Basics Of Lowlight And Travel Photography

19 February

Learn the basics of photography in this workshop by well-known photographer Kamalesh Kamila. Anyone over 16 can attend. Participants must carry a DSLR camera or a point-and-shoot camera.

9.30am. Gateway Hotel, 169/462, Rajdanga Road. Fee, Rs4,999. For details, call 9674917877 or visit in.bookmyshow.com

A painting by Marc Chagall.
A painting by Marc Chagall.

Chennai

Around Town

Art Appreciation

18 February

As part of a monthly art appreciation series, children will explore the works of Marc Chagall, a French-Russian artist whose early modernistic styles are dominant in his paintings, illustrations, tapestries, prints and stained-glass work.

11am-1.30pm. Forum Art Gallery, Padmanabha Nagar, Adyar (42115596). Fee, Rs500.

Aerial Silk

19 February

Aerial dance or aerial silk is a dance form where the artist uses suspended fabric to wrap, spiral or swing their bodies in and out of different poses. Shruti Jasani, a renowned aerial trainer, will be the instructor. The workshop is limited to 15 participants and is open to those above 6 years.

10.30am. Zorba, North Usman Road, T Nagar. Fee, Rs850 (adults) and Rs700 (children). For details, call 9840877780.

By Nandini Reddy

Hyderabad

Theatre

Taj Mahal Ka Tender

18 February

Rathna Shekar Reddy’s Hindi play takes you through the red tape and corruption that have become part of our daily lives. 1 hour, 30 minutes.

7.30pm. Lamakaan, Road No.1, Banjara Hills. Tickets, Rs100, available on in.bookmyshow.com

Music

Sunburn Arena

17 February

Grammy-nominated French DJ Snake will perform along with popular bass artiste Nucleya.

4pm. Hitex Exhibition Center, Trade Fair, Izzat Nagar. Tickets, Rs2,000 and Rs3,500, available on in.bookmyshow.com

By Sohini Sen

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