The Mint Planner, 2 February 2018
From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week
Eyes Say It All
This solo art show by Dipak Kumar Ghosh will have 60 portraits of personalities such as Rabindranath Tagore, Swami Vivekananda, Albert Einstein and St. Teresa. The paintings, done in charcoal, acrylic and water-colour, focus on the emotions conveyed by their eyes.
Noon-7pm. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), 11 Mansingh Road.
Tigers In my backyard
Till 8 February
Wildlife photographer and conservationist Dicky Singh’s solo exhibition features photographs from forests around the country. Singh has been documenting wild tigers for over two decades.
11am-7pm. Oddbird Theatre, Dhan Mill Compound, Chattarpur.
By Sohini Sen
Adapted from a short story, Popi Ja Huhuu by Estonian writer Friedebert Tuglas, this English production’s central message is to find a way to overcome our fear of inadequacies, supposed differences and obstacles, or face extinction. 1 hour, 15 minutes.
7.30pm. Ranga Shankara, JP Nagar. Tickets, Rs200, available on Bookmyshow.com.
Till 10 February
This specially crafted menu seeks to revisit, pay homage to and, in some cases, reinvent great gin cocktail. From the Bramble, which was created by legendary British bartender Dick Bradsell in the 1980s at Fred’s Club in SoHo, to the Bronx, a product of New York barman Johnny Solon’s inventive mind, Gin Revival is a trip down memory lane.
Noon-1am. Big Brewsky, Sarjapur Road. Price, starting from Rs450, plus taxes.
By Shivani Kagti
Chanakya’s seminal book, Arthshastra, lays down rules of statecraft, military strategy and economic policy. This play places his life story and teachings in the modern world.
6pm. Tata Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Nariman Point. Tickets, Rs400, Rs708, Rs944 and Rs1,180, available on Bookmyshow.com.
In The Honeycomb Of Stories
The exhibition features over 30 works—including drawings, gouaches and reverse paintings on acrylic sheets—representing over five decades of artist K.G. Subramanyan’s artistic production, from 1963-2014. His works incorporate folklore, myths, fables and local artistic techniques.
11am-6pm (Sundays closed). Art Musings, 1, Admiralty Building, Colaba Cross Lane (22163339).
By Shweta Upadhyay
The exhibition, curated by Neeta Omprakash, comprises an eclectic collection of drawings, paintings, prints, sculptures and installations by artists from Goa and the Utsha Foundation in Bhubaneswar.
10am-6pm (Tuesdays closed). Varija Gallery, DakshinaChitra, Muthukadu, East Coast Road (24462435).
Yatra features eight iconic Bollywood films presented in a contemporary dance theatre format. The show, conceived by the High Kicks all-women dance ensemble and Madras Dance Arts training institute, brings together elements of dance, drama, theatre and physical movement.
6.30pm. Tickets, Rs300, Rs500, Rs750 and Rs1,000, available on Bookmyshow.com.
By Nandini Reddy
Seven photographers—Goutam Bose, Joydeb Chakraborty, Suman Chattopadhyay, Palwal Dutta, Subham Majumdar, Partha Sen and Selim Mistry—will showcase work on the theme of fishing.
2-8pm. Gaganendra Shilpa Pradarshashala. For details, call 9830148583.
A Digital Journey With France
Till 11 February
The immersive multimedia exhibition portrays the various facets of the relationship between India and France, from technology to culture.
Noon-8pm. French Pavilion, Kolkata Book Fair, Salt Lake. For details, call 9830347635.
By Indranil Bhoumik
Shakkar Ke Paanch Daane and Wajeh
The Safarnama Theatre company will present these two plays. The first revolves around an unremarkable person from a nondescript village talking about five people in his life who have stood by him, while the second is a psychological thriller about a person who takes wrong decisions in life.
7.30pm/8pm. Lamakaan, Banjara Hills. Tickets, Rs150 (each) and Rs200 (for both), available on Bookmyshow.com.
Musicians Novlik Nisudan, Abhijit Gurjale, Raj Rocky, DJ Abhishek and Prem Shankar will perform House music, followed by a combination of Goa trance and jazz.
3pm. ITC Kakatiya, Tickets, Rs800, available on Bookmyshow.com.
By Sohini Sen