The Mint Planner, 9 December 2016
- Fuel marketers may have to continue paying higher debit card fees
- 14 Naxals killed in Gadchiroli encounter in Maharashtra
- BJP gears up for solo fight in Maharashtra polls, but alliance talks on with Shiv Sena
- Slay the beast of social media to curb societal ills
- Karnataka polls may turn out to be anybody’s game
This festival will include workshops on aeromodelling, arts, crafts and robotics.
10.30am. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Pragati Vihar. Tickets, Rs250 (free entry for children below the age of 5), available on in.bookmyshow.com
Alto Delhi Comic Con 9-11 December
The sixth edition will give cosplay enthusiasts a chance to show their skills. Among the guests are cartoonist Tom Richmond and author Joe Harris.
11am-8pm. NSIC Exhibition Grounds, Okhla. Tickets, Rs375 (for one day) and Rs675 (three-day pass), available on www.comiccondelhi.com
Frozen World Of The Familiar Stranger
Till 11 January
This show, which features video installations from 10 Indian and international artists, explores the alienation of the urban life.
11am-7pm. Khoj International Artists’ Association, Khirki Extension (65655873).
By Sohini Sen
Bade Miyan Deewane
Imran Rasheed’s play is about an octogenarian who falls for a young girl, who is also the love interest of his son. 2 hours.
6pm/9pm. Prithvi Theatre, Juhu Church Road. Tickets, Rs300, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Love Done Right Can Change The World
9 December-7 January
This exhibition will include paintings and mixed media works by Rekha Rodwittiya, who often depicts her protagonists against the backdrop of domestic, quotidian settings.
11am-6pm. Sakshi Gallery, 6/19, Grants Building, Colaba (66103424).
Production company AGP World brings British dance percussion group Stomp to India for the first time. The performance will show how music and dance seamlessly complement one another on a single platform, says Ashvin Gidwani, AGP World’s managing director.
Timings vary. For ticket prices and other details, visit in.bookmyshow.com
By Shweta Upadhyay
How Cow Now Cow
Directed by Vinod Ravindran, this children’s play centres around an ill-tempered cow, Rosamma, who chides everyone as and when it pleases her. English, 55 minutes.
7.30pm. Angala, 110/K, 12th Cross, Girinagar. Tickets, Rs150, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Cheyenne Mize & Friends
Cheyenne Mize is an American folk singer-songwriter. She will be accompanied by Corey Smith (banjo/violin), Victoria Fisher (backing vocals, guitar) and Neal Argabrite (drums).
9.30pm/8pm (Sunday). Windmills Craftworks, 331 Road, Whitefield. Tickets, Rs500 and Rs1,000, available on in.bookmyshow.com
Land Of Gold
Sitar player-composer Anoushka Shankar is on a six-city India tour to promote her album Land Of Gold.
7.30 pm. Dr BR Ambedkar Bhavan, Vasanth Nagar. Tickets, Rs500, Rs1,000, Rs2,000, Rs3,000 and Rs4,000, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Shivani Kagti
Sabhagar Theatre Festival
The festival will feature productions such as The Price Of Everything, 30 Days In September, Yerma and Neelima.
10am. GD Birla Sabhagar, 29, Ashutosh Chodhary Avenue (2892636). Tickets, Rs100, available at the venue and on in.bookmyshow.com
The Past Was Yesterday
Till 12 December
This show includes over 50 acrylic-on-canvas paintings by 60-year-old Bhopal-based artist Akhilesh (he uses only one name). The artist is also an author—his Daraspothi received the Vagishwari Puruskar in 2013.
3-8pm. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road (22893027). Prices, Rs20,000 to Rs16 lakh.
By Indranil Bhoumik
The Race To Save The Amur Falcon
Watch this 20-minute documentary by wildlife film-maker Shekar Dattatri on the Amur Falcon, which is under threat because of climate change.
7pm. Edouard Michelin Auditorium, Alliance Française, Nungambakkam.
Light In Matter
This exhibition includes 25 paintings and installations by Nele Martens, who was born and raised in Germany and is now based in Auroville, Puducherry. Her abstracts are in vibrant hues and the installations are a fine balance of light and matter.
10am-6pm (Tuesdays closed). Varija Gallery, DakshinaChitra, Muttukadu, East Coast Road (24462435).
Sonic Stone Fest
This heavy metal music festival will feature American musician Jeff Lomis, best known for his work as the lead guitarist of the progressive metal band, Nevermore. The artiste is currently working with Swedish metal band, Arch Enemy.
7pm. Vapor Lounge, Feathers, Manapakkam. Tickets, Rs1,000, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Nandini Reddy
Hyderabad Children’s Theatre Festival 2016: Dinosaur
Directed by Anurupa Roy, this English play is about a baby dinosaur who gets separated from its mother and the adventures that follow. 45 minutes.
6.30pm. Shilpakala Vedika, Hitech City. Tickets, Rs150 and Rs400, available on in.bookmyshow.com
A black comedy in Hindustani by Sifar theatre group, it is a tale full of humour and emotions. 1 hour, 10 minutes.
7.30pm. Lamakaan, off Road No.1, Banjara Hills. Tickets, Rs200, available on in.bookmyshow.com
By Viswanath Pilla