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Art | Hues And Clues

2-8 April

Artist Sahaya Sharma will present her third solo exhibition, journeying into colour, form, texture and harmony. Forty works will be on display.

11am-6pm. Gallery Articulate, B-70, Gulmohar Park. Price, 25,000 to .5 lakh.

Film | Habitat International Film Festival

Till 2 April

Internationally acclaimed movies—such as Driving With Selvi (Canada), White Sun (Nepal), Key House Mirror (Denmark) and Cold Of Kalandar (Turkey)—are being screened.

11am -9pm. India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

Dance | Amorous Delight: A Case of Possession By Love

6 April

This contemporary Odissi dance drama by Malaysian dancer Ramli Ibrahim has been inspired by Amaru Shataka, the ninth century anthology of a hundred Sanskrit couplets.

7pm. Kamani Auditorium, 1, Copernicus Marg (43503352). Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

By Sohini Sen


A scene from ‘12 Angry Jurors’.
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A scene from ‘12 Angry Jurors’.

Theatre | 12 Angry Jurors

2 April

An 18-year-old from a slum is on trial for the murder of his abusive father; a jury of 12 has to decide his fate. English. 1 hour, 30 minutes.

7.30pm. St Andrews Auditorium, Bandra (26410926). Tickets, Rs300, Rs500, Rs750, Rs1,000, Rs1,200 and Rs1,500 available on

Film | Om Dar-B-Dar

2 April

This 1988 experimental film by Kamal Swaroop is about Om, who is fascinated by magic and religion, and his visit to a fantasy city. 1 hour, 41 minutes.

Noon. Mukta A2 Cinemas— Jai Hind, Lal Baug. Tickets, Rs120 and Rs140, available on

By Shweta Upadhyay


Art | DAG Modern Auction Preview

2 April

About 70 works of reputed artists such as Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy, M.F. Husain, S.H. Raza and Amrita Sher-Gil will be on display.

10am-8pm. Taj West End, Race Course Road, High Grounds, Sampangi Rama Nagar (66605660).

Rajasthani Food Festival is on till 6 April.
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Rajasthani Food Festival is on till 6 April.

Around town | Rajasthani Food Festival

Till 6 April

This traditional Marwari buffet features signature dishes such as Laal Maas, Dal Baati Churma, Jodhpuri Mirchi Vada and Ker Sangri.

7-10.30pm. M Cafe, Bengaluru Marriott Hotel, Whitefield. Meal for one, Rs1,575, plus taxes. For details, call 8884477218.

Music | Pandit Venkatesh Kumar

2 April

Hindustani vocalist and Padma Shri awardee Pandit M. Venkatesh Kumar will be performing.

10.30am. Windmills Craftworks, 331, 5B Road, Whitefield. Tickets, Rs500 and Rs1,000, available on

By Shivani Kagti


Art | Wild Concrete

5-12 April

Subhabrata Nandi’s 25 acrylic-on-canvas paintings are themed on urban space and the socioeconomic differences between classes.

3-8pm. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road. Prices, Rs20,000 to Rs1.5 lakh. For details, call 9831041129.

Around Town | Francisco Goya: Ushering In The Modern

6 April

The Birla Academy Of Art & Culture will present a talk on Spanish painter and printmaker Francisco Goya, illustrated with film clippings by author Sanjoy Mukhopadhyay.

6.30pm. Auditorium, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, 108-109, Southern Avenue (24666802). Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

By Indranil Bhoumik


Suman Sridhar.
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Suman Sridhar.

Music | Suman Sridhar & The Black Mamba

31 March

Suman Sridhar, an artist-vocalist-composer, bridges the worlds of Indian and Western classical, jazz, soul, hip hop and Afrobeat. Sridhar is known for her contemporary style.

5pm. Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Rutland Gate, Nungambakkam (28331314). Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

Theatre | Somewhere Between The Sky And The Sea

2 April

This anthology of short plays by Alex Broun, an Australian playwright known as the Shakespeare of short plays, will showcase the different shades of love. Open to 16 years and above.

4pm. Edouard Michelin Auditorium, Alliance Française, College Road, Nungambakkam (28279803). Tickets, Rs200, available on

Around Town | Voice Culture Workshop

2 April

This workshop will introduce participants to voice culture. The workshop will cover singing techniques, including vocal strength, voice modulation, range expansion, perfect pitch singing and rhythm maintenance. Open to eight years and above.

10am. Voice Culture Studio, 29, Frames Media Network, Choolaimedu. Fees, Rs2,500, payable on

By Nandini Reddy


Theatre | Cold Memories

6 April

This theatrical adaptation of the writings of Richard Yates and Justin Haythe explores the relationship of the protagonists Radhika and Anant, through all the petty arguments and jealousy. English. 1 hour, 15 minutes.

7.30pm. Lamakaan, off Road No.1, Banjara Hills. Seating on first-come, first-served basis. For details, call 9642731329.

Music | Cosmosis Live

1 April

American singer and music producer Bill Halsey adds patches of live electronic guitar to a solo live act. He is known for his psy-trance music.

7pm. Beats Per Minute, Gachibowli. Tickets, Rs500 and Rs700, available on

By Sohini Sen

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