The Mint Planner, 7 October 2016
- US disappointed over extension of emergency in Maldives
- After stunning growth streak, Amazon ambitions seem boundless
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- Rupee weakens against US dollar ahead of RBI minutes
- Kamal Haasan to officially kick start his political journey from Madurai today
Old World Theatre Festival
This year’s festival will present 10 plays, including Ramayana, Agnes Of God and Ladies Sangeet.
4pm/7pm. India Habitat Centre, and Epicentre, Gurgaon. Tickets, Rs.200, Rs.350 and Rs.500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Till 15 October
Organized by drama therapist Mahnoor Yar Khan, this performance art festival consists of panel discussions, poetry recitals and folk song performances by Palestinians from the Gaza Strip.
11.30am-6.30pm. Venues vary. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indigo Deli’s new breakfast menu includes Breakfast Sandwich with bacon, sausage, emmental, grilled onion and a fried egg on a bagel; fruit pancakes and waffles; and couscous upma.
8am-noon. Indigo Deli, DLF Cyber Hub, Gurgaon (0124-4528999). Meal for one, Rs.345, plus taxes.
By Sohini Sen
Peecha Karti Parchhaiyan
K.K. Raina’s Hindi play tells the story of the family of Maharaja Kunwar Viraj Bhanu Pratap Singh, whose death is shrouded in mystery. 1 hour, 30 minutes.
6pm/9pm. Prithvi Theatre, 20, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road. Tickets, Rs.300, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Kiran Kulkarni Vs Kiran Kulkarni
Kasturi steals Kiran Kulkarni’s identity and credit card and begins living a life of luxury. The real Kiran decides to track and confront the con artist. 2 hours, 30 minutes.
6.30pm. Little Theatre , National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point (66223724).
By Shweta Upadhyay
Legends Who Rock
American jazz guitarist Scott Henderson, best known for his rock fusion group Tribal Tech, will perform along with musicians Romain Labaye and Archibald Ligonnière.
8pm. blueFROG, Church Street (69999549). Tickets, Rs.1,100 and Rs.3,500, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Dasara Doll Display And Chaat Festival
Till 12 October
You can browse through the collection of 200 handcrafted Dasara dolls while helping yourself to the chaat items at this popular Rajasthani restaurant’s special live counters—the dishes on offer include samosa chaat, kachori chaat, papdi chaat, lauki chaat and raj kachori.
Noon-3.30pm/7-11pm. Kesariya, 2nd Phase, JP Nagar. Meal for one, Rs.545
Coffee In Veins
Till 9 October
To celebrate International Coffee Day, Café Noir is using coffee beans from around the world, including Ethiopia, Colombia and Guatemala. And you can take your pick of desserts, as well as a coffee and dessert paired menu.
10.30am-10.30pm. At all Café Noir outlets. Price, Rs.99 onwards.
By Shivani Kagti
This political satire is a Bengali adaptation of a Marathi play written by Vijay Tendulkar and directed by Sujan Mukhopadhyay.
3pm. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road. Tickets, Rs.100, available on in.explara.com
Directed by Sohini Sengupta, this play by the theatre group Nandikar is set against the backdrop of Kurukshetra, at a time when the Mahabharat has just ended.
3pm/6.30pm. Academy of Fine Arts. Ticket, Rs.100, available on in.explara.com. For details, call 9051487342.
By Indranil Bhoumik
Choreographer Shobana will present a Bharatanatyam recital performed to trance music.
7 pm. The Music Academy, TTK Road, Royapettah. Tickets, Rs.300 , Rs.500, Rs.750, Rs.1,000 and Rs.2,000, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Big Hero 6
This series of six workshop modules, open to 20 children aged 8-14, will focus on personality development. It will use theatre forms like mime, puppetry, street theatre and storytelling.
9am. Evam, 62/1C, Chamiers Apartments, A Puram. Fees, Rs.2,999. For details, visit in.bookmyshow.com or call 98402 36367.
By Nandini Reddy
Shakti Neelone Undi
Posam Reddy’s Telugu play depicts the life of a woman who discovers her inner strength and deals with tough times with courage.
8.30pm. LaMakaan, Banjara Hills. Tickets, Rs.100, available on in.bookmyshow.com
The Human Cost Of Agrotoxins
Till 9 October
Argentinian photographer Pablo Piovano documents the conditions of people living and working close to genetically modified soy crops, where the herbicide glyphosate, known to be harmful, has contaminated fields.
11am-7pm. Kalakriti Art Gallery, 468, Road No. 10, Banjara Hills (66564466).
By Viswanath Pilla