The Mint Planner, 10 November 2017
From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week
Russian Film Days
The third edition of this film festival will include films such as Bolshoi, The Ghost Of Sonora, Yana+Yanko, as well as a theatrical performance dedicated to Raj Kapoor.
Timings vary. DT Cinemas, Saket, and Siri Fort Auditorium. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
The PsyChai Shop
This Delhi-based downtempo-ambient band is all set to enchant music lovers with their jazz, blues and psychedelic retro pop-infused performance.
6.30pm. Food Court, World Mark I, Aerocity. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
Estonian poet Doris Kareva will recite her poems; the Hindi translations of these will be recited by poet Vishnu Khare.
6pm. India International Centre, Max Mueller Marg. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
By Sohini Sen
A series of old structures at Sassoon Docks have been transformed into a pop-up experiential exhibition that will showcase works by 31 artists, including Guido van Helten, and Curiot and Romina.
Noon-10pm. Sassoon Docks, Colaba.
Sooraj Ka Saatvan Ghoda
The play, based on Dharamvir Bharti’s novel, revolves around Manek Mulla and Jamuna, Lilly and Satti, his lovers at different points. English/Hindi. 1 hour, 30 minutes.
7.30pm. Rang Sharda, Bandra Reclamation. Tickets, Rs250, Rs400, Rs500, Rs750 and Rs1,000, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
By Shweta Upadhyay
Avial blends Malayalam poetry and alternative rock with electronic and folk elements thrown in. It will be performing in the city after a six-month gap.
9pm. blueFROG, Church Street. Tickets, Rs799, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
Loi Krathong festival
Till 30 November
The festive menu commemorating the Thai festival of lights will include dishes such as Tung Tong (golden pouches with water chestnuts and minced vegetables) and Khao Pad Keow Wan (green curry fried rice).
Noon-3pm (lunch)/ 7-11pm (dinner). Benjarong, Ulsoor Road. Price, starting from Rs350.
The Glass Menagerie
Directed by stage and film artist Rajit Kapur, this 2-hour English drama is based on Tennessee Williams’ 1944 classic centred around a dysfunctional family.
3.30pm/ 7.30pm. Ranga Shankara, JP Nagar. Tickets, Rs354, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
By Shivani Kagti
The Stylefile 2017
This day-long exhibition-cum-sale presented by event co-founders Preeti Goenka and Sumedha Saraogi will see artists and designers showcasing their work: art, fashion, jewellery, accessories, and more.
3-11pm. The Old Bungalow, 7/6 Burdwan Road, Alipore. For details, call 9831077700.
23rd Kolkata International Film Festival
This year 142 movies from 65 countries will be screened at 12 locations in the city. There will be 19 categories, including Indian language film, short and documentary features, and Asian films.
Timings and venues vary. For details, visit www.kff.in
By Indranil Bhoumik
An Inner Retrospective
K. Laxma Goud’s solo show features prints, paintings, drawings and sculptures. Fifty mixed-media works will be on display.
Noon-6pm. Lalit Kala Akademi, Greams Road (28291692).
Maid To Order
A wealthy widow is expecting her beau for dinner and wants everything to be perfect. But complications arise when her son takes an interest in a recently hired maid. The play is directed by Prince “Sunny” Abraham.
4pm/7pm. Alliance Francaise, College Road, Nungambakkam. Tickets, Rs 300, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
The Chennai Western Music Association will celebrate its fourth anniversary with a concert by Moroccan concert pianist Marouan Benabdallah. The programme will include Bach and Liszt pieces.
7pm. CSI Synod Auditorium, CSI Centre, Whites Road, Royapettah. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
By Nandini Reddy
Till 19 November
This solo show by Sachin Sagare features 26 acrylic works depicting his family and everyday life.
11am-7pm. The Art Walkway, Park Hyatt , Banjara Hills.
Mandir Mein Hadtaal
This Hindi adaptation of Marathi play Vithal To Aala Aala by P.L. Deshpande is about a world where God’s inability to find a job lay bares the problems faced by men. Hindi. 1 hour, 30 minutes.
7pm. Lamakaan, Banjara Hills. Passes, Rs 200, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
By Sohini Sen
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