Nirmiti—A Constructed Object

Till 31 October

11am-7pm. Akar Prakar Art Advisory, First floor, 29, Hauz Khas Village (26868558). For details, visit


29 October-3 November

Curated by Motti Abramovitz of Israel’s Bruno Art Group, this exhibition will feature over 30 works by 3D pop-art practitioners David Gerstein of Israel and Charles Fazzino of the US. Gerstein, known for his multilayered metal cut-outs, will present his newly released works Coexistence and Lovely Day, among others. Fazzino, known for his detailed three-dimensional paper cuts, will show works like Midnight In Manhattan and The Colors Of The Taj Mahal.

10am-8pm. Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road (43662024).

Around town

Kindle LitFestX

23 October-1 November

E-commerce company Amazon and knowledge media firm LeapVault will present this virtual literary festival that will leverage digital platforms like Google Hangouts and YouTube Live and social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter. There will be book readings, interactions between readers and authors and virtual book launches. Among the participating authors are Ashwin Sanghi, Rajdeep Sardesai and R.A. Mashelkar.

Timings vary. For the schedule, visit



24-26 October

Kathak danseuse Uma Sharma will present her annual celebration of Sharad Purnima. Her troupe will present a 38-year-old dance ballet, Nritya Natika, combining elements of Kathak and the traditional raas of Braj.

7pm. Lawns, Lakshmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir), Mandir Marg. For details, call 26431978.


Around town

Asian Hawkers Market

23-25 October

Get ready to sample the best of Chinese, Japanese, Thai and South-East Asian cuisine under one roof. Noodle-maker Wai Wai is presenting an alfresco food festival from restaurants across the city, including Neung Roi, Berco’s, Mamagoto, The Fatty Bao, Rred Hot Cafe, Royal China, PiccoLicko and Yum Yum Cha.

Noon-10pm. Select Citywalk mall, A-3, District Centre, Saket. Prices, starting from 100.

By Chanpreet Khurana



The Ark

Till 21 November

The Ark: A work by Gigi Scaria.
The Ark: A work by Gigi Scaria.

11am-7pm (Sundays closed). Chemould Prescott Road, Queens Mansion, Fort (22000212).


Going Solo

27-30 October

The third edition of this solo-play festival will feature two productions. Director Andrea Montgomery’s In The Window is about a lonely woman, performed by Nuala McKeever, who contemplates suicide.

Big Mouth, directed and performed by Valentijn Dhaenens, is a tribute to 2,500 years of oration, with excerpts from speeches by Greek philosopher Socrates and boxer Muhammad Ali woven into the narrative.

Timings and venues vary. Tickets, 300, 500, 750 and 1,000, available on

Around town

Art And Craft Workshops

25-30 October

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) and Paramparik Karigar are organizing a series of workshops on the art of pichhwai (intricate paintings which portray Lord Krishna), Ajrakh and Cherial printing, Chikankari embroidery, palm leaf etching and Bandhani. Each workshop will accept up to 25 participants.

11am-4pm. Seminar Room, CSMVS, 159-161, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Fort. Fee, 800 per person per workshop. For registration and other details, call 22844484/4519 or visit



5 Broken Cameras

27 October

Directed by Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi, this 94-minute documentary is a personal, first-hand account of life and non-violent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village surrounded by Israeli settlements.

7pm. Deepak—A Boutique Cinema, 38, NM Joshi Marg, Lower Parel (24923399).

By Chanpreet Khurana



Wednesday Recital

28 October

The ITC Sangeet Research Academy will present a vocal recital by Omkar Dadarkar, who will be accompanied by Sanjay Adhikary on tabla and Rupashree Bhattacharya on harmonium.

6pm. ITC Sangeet Research Academy, 1, NSC Bose Road, Tollygunge (23773395). For details, visit



27 October

Karubasana is directed by Arpita Ghosh.
Karubasana is directed by Arpita Ghosh.