The Mint Planner, 28 April 2017
From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week
Masalas Of India
This regional food festival will have Goan, Parsi, Kashmiri, Awadhi and Naga cuisine, among others.
4-11pm. Ansal Plaza, Hudco Place, Khel Gaon Marg.
Framing The Living Traditions
Till 2 May
The exhibition is showcasing works by upcoming photographers, including Vikas Gupta, Bharat Tiwari and Ankit Agrawal, who have captured the process of making traditional handicrafts.
11am-7pm. Main Art Gallery, India International Centre (24619431).
Delhi Theatre Festival
Starring Naseeruddin Shah, Rajit Kapur and Deepti Naval, the festival will stage A Walk In The Woods, which deals with an unlikely friendship forged during a war; Barff , a thriller set in Kashmir; and Ek Mulaqaat, which is about Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam.
2pm/8pm. Siri Fort Auditorium, August Kranti Marg. Tickets, Rs750, Rs1,000, Rs1,250, Rs1,500, Rs2,000, Rs2,500 and Rs3,500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Sohini Sen
The myth of the ancient king Ila, who is transformed into a woman by a spell after he enters an enchanted forest, gets a modern twist. The play is set in different landscapes and questions fixed gender roles and identities. 1 hour, 10 minutes. English/Hindi.
8pm (on Friday); and 7pm. The Cuckoo Club by Hive, Pali Hill, Bandra. Tickets, Rs300, available on in.bookmyshow.com
This film by Martin Scorsese won the Palme d’Or. It features Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle, an insomniac, who drives a taxi on the night shift.
12.30pm. Matterden CFC, The Deepak, Lower Parel (40150621). Tickets, Rs100, available on Instamojo.com.
By Shweta Upadhyay
Suraj Mani & The Tattva Trip
Once frontman of the rock band Motherjane, Suraj Mani will perform his brand of “rock poetry” along with band members .
9pm. BFlat Bar, Indiranagar. Tickets, Rs400, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Taste Of Arabia
Till 30 April
Hailing from Syria, chef Rami Almakt is showcasing Syrian, Moroccan, Persian and Lebanese cuisines at this dinner buffet.
7pm. The Market, The Ritz-Carlton, Residency Road (49148000). Meal for one, Rs2,350.
Gumma Banda Gumma
This children’s play is a Kannada adaptation of the original German play, Max Und Milli. It revolves around unconditional friendships, sibling love and rivalry.
3.30pm/7.30pm. Ranga Shankara, JP Nagar. Tickets, Rs150, available on
By Shivani Kagti
Ek Mancha Ek Jibon
The Purba Paschim theatre group will stage their new production Ek Mancha Ek Jibon (One Stage, One Life), a homage to the work and life of theatre pioneer Girish Chandra Ghosh.
6.30pm. Girish Mancha, 76/1, Baghbazar Street. For details, call 9830783356.
Yatra Pather Ananda Gaan
The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) celebrates the 156th birth anniversary of
Rabindranath Tagore with Rabindrasangeet by Agnibha Bandyopadhyay, Lily Islam and Fahim Hossain Chowdhury (both from Bangladesh).
6pm. Satyajit Ray Auditorium, Rabindranath Tagore Centre, ICCR, 9A, Ho Chi Minh Sarani (22822895).
By Indranil Bhoumik
Locked on a deserted isle, Prospero tastes sweet revenge by bringing down his enemies in a storm of illusions. The Tempest has been adapted worldwide to unveil the truths of colonialism and oppression. The play is directed by Samyuktha P .C.
7.30pm. Spaces, Elliot’s Beach Road, Besant Nagar. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
The Bliss Catchers is a monthly event series that celebrates people who have gone on to do what they love doing the most in life. In this edition, audiences will interact with Bharatanatyam dancer Zakir Hussain and master sommelier, Balu Pandiyan.
7pm. Odyssey Bookstore, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar (24453191). Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
This basic acting workshop will use experiential learning methods to help bring out the actor in you. The course is mentored by performing arts organization Evam and facilitated by trainers with more than 30 years of experience in theatre. Open to 16 years and above.
10am. The Port Café, Arcot Road, Kodambakkam. Fee, Rs3,500. For details, visit in.bookmyshow.com
By Nandini Reddy
A Journey By Train
Travel photographer Saurabh Chatterjee will exhibit his photographs taken during his travel in a passenger train from Araku, Andhra Pradesh, to Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh. This exhibition is an endeavour to show the beauty of rural India.
10.30am-4.30pm. Lamakaan, off Road No. 1, Banjara Hills. For details, call
Live Comedy And Magic
The Hyderabadass Comedy Club is bringing comedian and magician Justin Rivera from Los Angeles. The show will also feature Sundeep Rao on Saturday and Sanjay Manaktala on Sunday.
7pm. Heart Cup Coffee, Nandagiri Hills, Jubilee Hills. Tickets, Rs499, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Sohini Sen