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Spectrum will showcase dance forms.
Spectrum will showcase dance forms.

The Mint Planner, 9 February 2018

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

An ode to Van Gogh.
An ode to Van Gogh.


Dance | Maha Shivaratri

13 February

Raja-Radha Reddy and Kaushalya Reddy’s dance school Natya Tarangini will present an evening of dance on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri. Malini Awasthi (Bhojpuri folk), O.S. Arun (Carnatic vocal), F. Wasifuddin Dagar (dhrupad vocal) will be among those performing at the show.

7pm. Natya Tarangini, Saket. Seating on first-come, first served basis.

Theatre | Woyzeck

Till 24 February

This adaptation of Georg Büchner’s German classic questions the moral constructs that contain the animal inside a human being. It challenges the fragility of social behaviour and the devastating impact of disenfranchisement. English/ Hindi, 1 hour.

8.30pm. Black Box Okhla, A68, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase 2. Tickets, Rs200 and Rs590, available on In.bookmyshow.com.

Art | Revisiting Van Gogh

12-18 February

In an ode to Vincent van Gogh, artists Seema Kohli, Mahbubur Rahman and Tyeba Lipi will showcase paintings, sculptures and other work.

11am-7pm. India International Centre, 40, Max Mueller Marg.

Around Town | The Statesman Vintage Car Rally

11 February

The 52nd edition of Delhi’s oldest vintage car rally will start from Statesman House and culminate at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium. Some of the iconic cars—a 1930 Studebaker and 1947 Buick Ford 1932 .

10am. Statesman House, Connaught Place. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

By Sohini Sen


Around Town | Kala Ghoda Arts Festival

Till 11 February

This year’s theme is “Hara Ghoda", interpreted as elements of nature. There will be dances, movies, theatre, music and workshops.

10am-10pm. Kala Ghoda, Fort.

Theatre | Madhurbala

13 February

Directed by Ashok Hande, this is a musical biography of the legendary actor Madhubala.

8.30pm. Ravindra Natya Mandir, Prabhadevi. Tickets, Rs200, Rs300, Rs400 and Rs500, available on In.bookmyshow.com.

Dance | Spectrum

10-11 February

This two-day dance festival will present forms from around the world. It will feature performances by Latin and ballroom dancer Sandip Soparrkar, and urban hip hop and jazz choreographer Ashley Lobo.

7pm. Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point, Colaba. Tickets, Rs300 and Rs400, available at the venue and on In.bookmyshow.com.

Kathak Ki Adaa, Lavani Ka Thumka And Flamencokathaa

11 February

Indian flamenco artist Kunal Om and Kathak exponent Aditi Bhagwat will blend the two styles to create rhythmic patterns and nuances.

8.30pm. Prithvi Theatre, 20, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road. Tickets, Rs350, available on In.bookmyshow.com.

By Shweta Upadhyay

Navia Natarajan in ‘Yati Gati’.
Navia Natarajan in ‘Yati Gati’.


Dance | Yati Gati

10 February

Bharatanatyam dancer Navia Natarajan stays true to the rigours of the classical technique, but injects her dance with creativity and a vision that is her own.

6.30pm. Atta Galatta, 5th Block, Koramangala. Tickets, Rs350, available on In.bookmyshow.com.

Theatre | Ramayana

9-10 February

Ramayana, based on the Indian epic, uses multimedia and exploration of space to discuss the various scenarios within the myth. English, 1 hour.

3.30pm/7.30pm. Ranga Shankara, JP Nagar. Tickets, Rs200, available on In.bookmyshow.com.

The Professionals

9 February

This contemporary slice-of-life comedy by Act Factory follows the many trials and tribulations of working in a corporate office.

6pm/8pm. Alliance Française, Thimmaiah Road, Vasanthnagar. Tickets, Rs250, available on In.bookmyshow.com.

Music | Peter Natterer Quartet

11 February

Austrian saxophonist Peter Natterer uses dispatches from everyday life—political, technological, even the influence of electronic music—to create catchy, melodic compositions.

6.30pm. Jagriti Theatre, Varthur Road, Whitefield. Tickets, Rs249, available on In.bookmyshow.com.

Anna RF + Dubtazer

10 February

Anna RF, an Israeli folk music band, infuse their music with modern dance rhythms and the timeless sound of reggae. There will be a late set by Raveh, an electronic music producer and DJ.

9pm. The Bflat Bar, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar. Tickets, Rs590, available on In.bookmyshow.com.

By Shivani Kagti


Around Town | Yatra; Journey

10 February

The Indian Museum, Kolata, along with Lanntair, a Scottish multi-arts venue, and the British Council present a live music concert inspired by the journey of Colin Mackenzie to India in 1783. Yatra; Journey is a confluence of Indian classical music and Gaelic songs from the Outer Hebrides in Scotland.

6.30pm. Indian Museum, Outer Courtyard. Seating on first-come, first-served basis, For details, call 9007307884.

Art | Japan As Beauty

Till 17 February

Japanese photographer Yoshinobu Nochioka photographs dance performances of the “Maiko".

The Harrington Street Arts Centre, 8, Ho Chi Minh Sarani (22829220).

By Indranil Bhoumik

A still from ‘I Don’t Like It—As You Like It’.
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A still from ‘I Don’t Like It—As You Like It’.


Around Town | French Animation Film Festival

9-11 February

Animated films producer Bonjour India will screen features and short films such as Phantom Boy, showcasing that country’s creativity.

2pm/4pm/7pm. Alliance Française, College Road, Nungambakkam. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

Ranis Of India

10 February

Vikram Sridhar, a performance storyteller, brings to life the stories of forgotten queens from history and present times. 1 hour.

8pm. Backyard, 3rd Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar. Tickets, Rs250, available on In.bookmyshow.com.

Art | DAMnedART

Till 4 March

DAMnedART highlights 13 art installations and performances by 20 Indian and international artists. The exhibition has artists showcasing works in multiple formats, including video installations, films, photographs, models, animation, drawings and text.

11am-9pm. Lalit Kala Akademi, Greams Road (28291692).

Theatre | Cinematograph’s I Don’t Like It—As You Like It

15 February

Directed by Rajat Kapoor, the play follows a human journey of discovery amid chaos.

7pm. The Music Academy, TT Krishnamachari Road, Royapettah. Tickets, Rs500-1,500, available on In.bookmyshow.com.

By Nandini Reddy

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