The Mint Planner, 17 November 2017
From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week
Till 23 November
This solo show by Satish Sharma comprises 30 “abstract expressionist” paintings. He uses the impasto technique to create paintings in which thickly textured, undiluted paint appears almost three-dimensional on canvas.
11am-4pm. Triveni Kala Sangam, Mandi House. Price, Rs50,000 to Rs1.75 lakh.
Mandala Coaster-making Workshop
Pooja Shah, founder, artist and art therapist, Art & Now! Studio, Pune, will be teaching how to design and paint mandalas on pieces of wood that can be used as coasters or display pieces.
3-6pm. Chaayos, F Block, Connaught Place. Fee, Rs1,800, payable at the venue.
One Bowl Winter@ Monkey Bar
Till 30 December
Monkey Bar has introduced 12 new one-bowl meals that celebrate traditional meals with a touch of gastropub spirit. Choose from Sesame Teriyake Chicken, Prawn Pad Thai Noodles, Kadhi Chawal and Kashmiri Mutton Yakhni, among others.
Noon-midnight. Pocket C, Vasant Kunj. Meal for one, starting from Rs280, plus taxes.
By Sohini Sen
In The Presence Of Another Sky
Till 26 November
This retrospective of artist Sakti Burman’s work over nearly six decades has been curated by poet and cultural theorist Ranjit Hoskote. The 100 paintings have been created in oil on canvas.
11am-6pm (Mondays closed). NGMA, Fort (22881969).
The Visual And Narrative Magic In The Films Of Federico Fellini
Photographer and activist Ram Rahman will present his personal reflections on how Federico Fellini’s films evolved from neorealism to a stylized and studio fabricated visual fantasy.
5.30pm. Education Centre, Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, Byculla East. Tickets, Rs2 (students) and Rs10 (adults), available at the venue.
Tata Literature Live!
Till 19 November
The festival features almost 100 participants, including UK author A.C. Grayling and American writer Francine Prose, as well as dance, music and theatre.
Timings and venues vary. For details, visit www.tatalitlive.in
By Shweta Upadhyay
The Year Of The Rooster
Based on a Chinese folk tale, this one-and-a-half-hour English comedy pokes fun at human nature.
4pm/7.30pm. Alliance Francaise, Vasanthnagar. Tickets, Rs249, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
This hour-long psychological thriller follows the life of the alcoholic Amelia, who is sent to rehab. She returns home to lead a life dictated by her only friend—a friend in the mirror.
5.30pm/8pm. Rangasthala Auditorium, MG Road Boulevard. Tickets, Rs300, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
Max Clouth Clan
German guitarist Max Clouth presents his distinctive approach to Spanish, Indian and baroque music, all arranged for and performed on acoustic guitar.
9.30pm. Windmills Craftworks, 5B Road, EPIP Zone, Whitefield. Tickets, Rs 640 and Rs1,280, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
By Shivani Kagti
Shohan—Silver Jubilee Celebration
Till 20 November
Kolkata-based theatre group Shohan is celebrating its 25 years with a theatre festival. Plays such as Jera, Dweep, Juto, Helmet, Taser Desh and Esho Katha Boli will be staged.
6.30pm.Venues vary. Tickets, Rs100 and Rs200. For details, call 9830042004.
23 November/26 November
Dialogues is one of the oldest LGBT film festivals in India The annual event is a platform for writers, directors, actors and their work dealing with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender themes.
Timings vary. Basusree Cinema, 102, SP Mukherjee Road. Passes available at the venue from 20 November.
By Indranil Bhoumik
Till 30 November
As part of its heritage week celebrations, Dakshina- Chitra is displaying 20 watercolours by Vikram Verghese. Verghese captures old and heritage buildings, especially their intricate architecture and design, on canvas.
10am-6pm. Kadambari Gallery, DakshinaChitra, Muthukadu, East Coast Road (24462435).
Mame Khan Live
Mame Khan is one of the most renowned folk, Sufi and playback singers from the Manganiyar community in Rajasthan. Khan brings a selection of special songs, including the hit Chaudhary.
7pm. Phoenix Market City, Velachery Main Road. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
By Nandini Reddy
This 2009 Franco-Italian animated feature film follows seven-year-old Nathaniel, who finds magic in a collection of books.
11am. Lamakaan, Banjara Hills. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
The Kuthu Fire Tour: Vidya Vox
Vidya Iyer or Vidya Vox is known for her mash-up of famous Indian and English songs such as Closer | Kabira.
7pm. Hitex Exhibition Center. Tickets, Rs450 onwards, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
By Sohini Sen