The Mint Planner, 20 October 2017
From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week
Till 31 October
Among the seven artists taking part in this group exhibition organized by the Art Positive gallery are Surita Tandon and Asit Kumar Patnaik. Twenty oil and tempera works on canvas are on show.
11am-7pm (Sundays closed). Art Positive gallery, Lado Sarai. Price starting from Rs1 lakh.
The creative jazz ensemble comprises Makoto Kuriya on piano, Jiro Yoshida on guitar, Gennoshin Yasui on percussion, Shu Matsuyama on drums, and Koichi Osamu on bass. They will be performing covers of jazz classics.
9pm. The Piano Man Jazz Club, B-6, Safdarjung Enclave Market.
4 Stories From Life
The four plays in this event are Itna Bhi Nahi Tha, about a divorce lawyer who is annoyed with his clients; Beautiful World Of Lies, about a stolen painting; Ramans Good, about a murderer’s conscience; and Wo Rang Jo Hamare Hain, where the actors are blindfolded. Hindi/English. 1 hour, 10 minutes.
6.20pm. Alliance Française, Lodhi Road. Tickets, Rs200, available on in.bookmyshow.com.
By Sohini Sen
Till 22 October
From handwoven dupattas and intricately crafted neck pieces to earthenware and wooden furniture, this three-day bazaar will have over 100 stalls showcasing a range of handcrafted products designed locally and crafted by artisans.
10am-8pm. Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, No.1, Art Complex, Kumara Krupa Road.
Written and directed by Anil Abraham, this popular one-and-a-half-hour play, often described as a “hybrid of theatre and stand-up comedy”, presents a humorous take on men’s obsession with “fallacies and phalluses”.
4pm and 8pm. Alliance Française, Thimmaiah Road, Vasanthnagar. Tickets, Rs300, available on in.bookmyshow.com.
Swarathma Live! Beta, Sweater Pehno
The Bengaluru-based folk rock band’s music is rooted in Indian folk traditions while drawing on rock, blues and reggae motifs.
9pm. The bFLAT Bar, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar. Tickets, Rs640, available on insider.in.
By Shivani Kagti
Holy (un)Holy River
This bilingual documentary explores the paradox of the Ganga. On the one hand, Hinduism considers its waters pure and holy; on the other, household trash, industrial waste and raw sewage are thrown in, polluting the river.
5pm. Lamakaan, off Road No.1, Banjara Hills. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
Housing The Body, Housing The Soul
Till 30 October
Artists Vinita Karim, Chitra Ganesh, Nandini Vallimuthiyal and Sujith S.N., Prathap Modi, among others, are showcasing 18 works in watercolour, acrylic and oil on canvas, even photographs.
11am-7pm. Kalakriti Art Gallery, Road No.10, Banjara Hills. Price, starting from Rs1 lakh (selected artworks only).
By Sohini Sen
Till 29 October
This is an exhibition of Jagannath Panda’s recent paintings, sculptures and installations. The show explores issues of dislocation and chaos in rapidly changing cities. The 20 works are done in mixed media.
11am-5pm (Wednesdays closed). Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, 91/A, Byculla East. Tickets, Rs2 (students) and Rs10 (adults).
A performance by Amit Peled (cello) and Marouan Benabdallah (piano)
Israeli cellist Amit Peled is an acclaimed instrumentalist. He plays on Pablo Casals’s cello, and will be joined by Marouan Benabdallah (piano). They will play Zoltán Kodály’s Cello Sonata Op. 4 and Ernest Bloch’s From Jewish Life, among other pieces.
7pm. Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point (66323737). Tickets, Rs512 and Rs768, available at the venue and on In.bookmyshow.com.
Yeh Tera Dil...Yeh Mera Dil
Adapted from the late Hari Shankar Parsai’s Rani Nagfani Ki Kahaani, this is a romantic musical about a prince and princess who meet each other at a time when they are both dejected. Hindi, 1 hour, 50 minutes.
8pm. Mysore Association Auditorium, 393, Bhau Daji Road, Matunga East. Tickets, Rs472 and Rs590, available on In.bookmyshow.com.
By Shweta Upadhyay
Imagine France: A Fantastical Journey
Till 22 October
See the historic treasures of France through the eyes of photographer Maia Flore, who casts a modern light on them. Her visual propositions of the 25 “patrimonial sites” spread across France combine a sense of surprise and surrealism, bringing together the past and the present.
9.30am-6pm. AFM Gallery, Alliance Française, College Road, Nungambakkam.
Paintings by Rajarajan and Anebajagane
Till 20 October
This exhibition of paintings by Puducherry-based artists Rajarajan and Anebajagane showcases their mixed-media work. The imagery depicts architectural ruins.
10am-6pm. Kadambari Gallery, DakshinaChitra, Muttukadu, East Coast Road. (24462435).
The Sunburn Arena will feature electronic dance music (EDM) sensation DJ KSHМЯ with fellow DJ Jai Wolf. DJ KSHМЯ is an Indo-American who features among the top 100 DJs of the world.
4pm. VGP Beach Resort, Injambakkam, East Coast Road. Tickets, Rs1,400 and Rs3,000, available on in.bookmyshow.com.
By Nandini Reddy
Till 4 December
The 12 five-day exhibitions, curated by Smita Art and Chemould Art Gallery, comprise paintings, sculptures, graphics and photographs by more than 100 young artists. Artists Apurba Pal, Nikhilesh Das and Partha Pratim Deb and sculptor Niranjan Pradhan will be felicitated with lifetime achievement awards.
Noon-7pm. Chemould Art Gallery, Park Street. For the schedule, call 8336832423.
Ek Mancho Ek Jibon
The late Girish Chandra Ghosh was a dramatist, musician and actor. Theatre group Purba Paschim will stage Ek Mancho Ek Jibon, based on Ghosh’s life, as homage.
6.30pm. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road. For details, call 8017476290.
By Indranil Bhoumik
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