The Mint Planner, 3 November 2017
From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week
Music | Live At The Pyramid
The Jive Can band plays old-school blues mixed with contemporary rock.
9pm. Monkey Bar, Vasant Kunj (41095155). Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
Rhythm And Blues Festival
This musical fiesta has a line-up of popular Indian artists from across genres, such as Swarathma, Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Café, Prem Joshua & Band, Ministry of Blues, Shillong Chamber Choir and The Sami Sisters with Usha Uthup.
4pm. Zorba, Sultanpur. Tickets, Rs3,500, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
Around Town | Horn OK Please
Delhi’s original food truck festival is back with its second edition. This time around, it will play host to over 40 food trucks such as Something Saucy, The Lalit Food Truck, Eggjactly, Foodrath, Grubtrotters, Street Junction from Ludhiana, and Burnout.
11am-10pm. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Tickets, Rs200, available on www.nearbuy.com
By Sohini Sen
Music | Music In The Dark
Viewers will be able to experience sounds, voices, tones and music by Swiss musicians Sandro Schneebeli and Max Pizio—but the audience will be blindfolded and assisted to their seats by visually challenged persons.
6pm/8 pm. G5A, Laxmi Mills Estate, Shakti Mills Road. Seating on first-come, first served basis. For details, email email@example.com.
Theatre | Half Breed
The Soho Theatre Writers’ Lab and Talawa Theatre Company are presenting a play about Jazmin, a mixed- race woman who wants to get out of her village and break free of gender expectations of marriage and children. The hour-long English play, scripted by Natasha Marshall, is directed by Miranda Cromwell.
7.30pm. Laxmi Mills Estate. Tickets, Rs 743, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
Art | Jomin O Joban
Till 8 December
This show displays 42 works, photographs and cyanotype prints, by Bangladeshi photographer Munem Wasif, whose work focuses on issues like loss of land and the repercussions of introducing pesticides and genetically modified seeds.
11am-6pm (Sundays and Mondays closed). Project 88, BMP Building, Colaba (22810066).
By Shweta Upadhyay
Dance | Raag-Dhwani 2017
This dance production has been choreographed by Shoma Kaikini, founder of the Bengaluru-based Kathak institution Nrityanidhi.
6.30pm. Alliance Francaise, Thimmaiah Road, Vasanthnagar. Tickets, Rs500 and Rs800, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
Theatre | Simantini and Nati Binodini
City-based theatre group SmaranniK will stage two Bengali plays. While Nati Binodini is based on the controversial life of courtesan-turned-actor Binodini Dasi (1862–1941), Simantini is an adaptation of Somerset Maugham’s The Constant Wife.
3.30pm/7pm. Ranga Shankara, JP Nagar. Tickets, Rs200, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
Art | Prism Of Nature
From Milind Nayak’s monoprints on paper to Romicon Revola’s sculptures and 26 paintings, this exhibition will showcase works by 10 artists that celebrate nature.
11am-7pm. Gallery Time and Space, Lavelle Road. Price, Rs8,000 to Rs1.8 lakh.
By Shivani Kagti
Around Town | Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob 2017
The third edition of the Bangla Literary festival will include seminars, talk shows, music and quiz competitions.
Timings vary. Apeejay House Lawns, 15, Park Street. For details, call 9330992015 or visit https://absuonline.com/en/home
A Day In A Spice Bageecha
Earth Day Network’s annual event will focus on organic food and green living. There will be eco-friendly products ranging from groceries to accessories, a sustainable-fashion walk, food stalls, rooftop gardening and compost-making sessions as well as special programmes for children.
10.30am-4.30pm. Spice Bageecha, Garden Reach Road. Tickets, Rs200, available at the venue.
By Indranil Bhoumik
Theatre | Theatre Binge
Watch four plays: Kira Kozhambu by Perch, Peacock Prince by Theatre Nisha, Water Lilies by JustUs Repertory and Karuppu by Indianostrum.
11am-7pm. Alliance Française, Nungambakkam. Tickets, Rs 150, available on in.bookmyshow.com.
Dolls delves into the conflicts of the modern Indian woman through personal stories—part real, part fiction. The play is directed by Dushyanth Gunashekar.
4pm/7pm. The Learning Community, Quest, Chari Avenue, Palavakkam. Tickets, Rs200, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
Dance | Thari —The Loom
Thari—The Loom, a performance choreographed by classical Bharatanatyam dancer Malavika Sarukkai, looks to explore the artistic relationship of the dancer and the weaver.
7pm. The Music Academy, TTK Road, Royapettah. Tickets, Rs250, Rs500, Rs1,000 and Rs2,000, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
By Nandini Reddy
Film | Princess Mononoke
This movie will be part of the Japanese films retrospective. On a journey to find a remedy for a fatal curse, a prince finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and a mining colony.
4.30pm. Lamakaan, off Road No.1, Banjara Hills. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
Music | Ilaiyaraaja Live
The legendary music composer will be performing at the Gachibowli Stadium, along with an orchestra of 100 musicians.
6pm. Gachibowli Stadium, Old Mumbai Highway. Tickets, Rs960 onwards, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
By Sohini Sen
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