Press Esc to close
Thursday 17 August 2017
News updated at 2:53 AM IST

In The City

Feb 03, 2012 : 19:06 IST

Pot pourri

Puppet festival

Ishara International Puppet Theatre Festival is coming to Delhi and will have performances by various artistes till February 13 at the India Habitat Centre and till February 15 at Epicentre, Gurgaon. The festival will have a number of puppet shows like Life In Her Day by Hilary Chaplain, to be enjoyed by all age groups. For details calls: 43663080.

Plastic play

The ‘PlastIndia 2012–8th International Plastics Exhibition & Conference’ will be on at Pragati Maidan till February 6, from 10 am to 6 pm. Visit the exhibition and see what all you can do with a piece of plastic.

Craft mart

The Surajkund Crafts Mela is back. A caravan of more than 400 national and state awardee craftpersons from every corner of India will wind their way to Surajkund, to showcase the finest handlooms, handicrafts, authentic fragrances and cuisines of India. Be there on February 5, from 9.30 am to 7 pm at Surajkund, Faridabad. Tickets are available at Rs 50 per person. For details call: Haryana Tourism Corporation Limited: 0172-20702955-57, 0172-2720437, or visit: http://haryanatourism.gov.in.

Photography

Bike shots

‘The MotoGrapher Chronicles’ is on display at IndiPix Gallery, Vasant Vihar, till February 8 from 11 am to 7 pm. The exhibition is a solo show by Sundeep Gajjar who has captured fine moments while riding bikes. Since 2006, he has covered 10 countries on some of the world’s most spectacular motorcycles. For details call: 41704334.

From Assam

A photography exhibition ‘An Assamese Voyage’ is on display at Gallery Trapezoid, South Extention II, till February 29 from 11 am to 7 pm. The exhibition by Prabir Purkayastha displays the ancient Assamese culture and its people. For details call: 41044663.

ART

Sculpted beauty

Akaar Prakaar an exhibition of sculptures by five successful contemporary female artists will be on display at the Triveni Kala Sangam, Tansen Marg, till February 11 from 11 am to 7 pm. The artists include Kumud Grover, Kusum Jain, Premlata, Seema Dua, Tanushree Ghandok. For details call: 23718833.

More art


The ‘2nd All India Digital Art Exhibition’ will be on till February 10 at the All India Fine Arts and Craft Society (AIFACS), Rafi Marg. Also on display will be award winning photographs by the photo division of India from February 6 to 10. For details call: 23322194 or 23711315.

Master work

Art afficionados are in for a big treat. The works of master artists like F N Souza, Ram Kumar, Sakti Burman, M F Hussain and others will be on display at an exhibition called Master's Strokes at the Art Elements Gallery, Hauz Khas Village till February 29, from 11 am to 7.30 pm. For details call: 26534947.

Films

Voicing rights

Get glued to ‘Flashpoint-2nd Human Rights Film Festival’ at M L Bhartia Auditorium, Alliance Francaise till February 5. The festival will screen 18 films on human rights – both documentaries and narratives from India or set in India. The festival will also feature open mike and panel discussions with a view to bring together eminent human rights activists, scholars and film-makers on one platform. For details call: 43500200.

Bollywood talk

The School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) presents ‘Some Reflections on New Bollywood Cinema’–a talk by Sangita Gopal, associate professor of English and Cinema Studies at JNU. Be there on February 6 at 4.30 pm. For details call: 26742676 or 26742575.

For a cause

‘Danza en libertad. Las ltimas devadasis’ (dance in freedom. The latest devadasis)–a spanish film on the story of devadasis–the temple dancers will be screened at Instituto Cervantes, Hanuman Road on February 5 at 4.30 pm. The movie is in English and Kannada. For details call: 43681999.


Theatre

Stage act

The ‘8th Natsamrat Natya Utsav-2012’ is on at The Little Theatre Group Auditorium (LTG), Mandi House at 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm, from February 3 to 5. Tickets are available at the venue. Some of the plays to be staged are: Roop Aroop, Dawat-E-Kichdi, Ambedkar aur Gandhi, Hello Mantri ji and Godaan. For details contact: 23389713.

American plays

Atelier Theatre Repertory presents Teen Natak--a festival of American plays at the American Centre, Kasturba Gandhi Marg from February 3 to 5 at 4.30 pm and 7 pm.

The plays to be presented are Khusar Phusar (based on Neil Simons Rumors) on February 3, while The Zoo Story (based on Edward Albees The Zoo Story) will be staged on February 4 and Laughter on the 23rd Floor (Neil Simon) on February 5. For details call: 24198000.

Laugh away

Ashvin Gidwani Productions presents the hit comedy History of India starring famous stand up comedian Vir Das at Siri Fort Auditorium, August Kranti Marg, on February 4 at 7.30 pm. Chronologically narrated with major events in the history of India from Harappa and Mohenjodaro to the Mughals, the show is a parody on India’s rich history. For details call: 39895050.

Music

Metallic music

The Technodrome Electronic Music Festival is back. It promises to bring together performers from the global electronica scene with leading Indian artistes and performers. German band Oliver Huntemann and The Light Surgeons from the UK are scheduled to perform from February 2 to 5. Oliver will perform at Sura Vie and The Light Surgeons will perform at the British Council.

Piano strains

Delhi Music Society presents a music concert with American musician Michael Braudy on violin and Aching Shaiza, from Nagaland, on piano at India International Centre Lodhi Estate on February 3, 6.30 pm onwards. For details call: 24619431.

Sufi nights

Good news for Sufi music lovers. The famous Wadali Brothers will perform live in a concert at Siri Fort Auditorium, August Kranti Marg on February 3, from 7 pm to 10 pm. For details call: 9999900111 or 9891026967, or sms jazbaa to 57575.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A street memorial is lit during a candlelight vigil for Elvis Presley in front of Graceland...

A street memorial is lit during a candlelight vigil for Elvis Presley in front of Graceland...

Festival goers participate in a color party at the 25th Sziget (Island) Festival...

Festival goers participate in a color party at the 25th Sziget (Island) Festival...

Manchester City's Phil Foden, right, duels for the ball during the Costa Brava trophy friendly...

Manchester City's Phil Foden, right, duels for the ball during the Costa Brava trophy friendly...

A zoo keeper holding the 2.5-month old Borneo Orangutan baby 'Hujan' in her arms in Krefeld...

A zoo keeper holding the 2.5-month old Borneo Orangutan baby 'Hujan' in her arms in Krefeld...

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel wave the Tricolor and perform Bhangra as they...

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel wave the Tricolor and perform Bhangra as they...

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah...

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah...

A model walks the ramp during Lakme Fashion Week displaying Ritu Kumar's collection in Mumbai...

A model walks the ramp during Lakme Fashion Week displaying Ritu Kumar's collection in Mumbai...

: Flood-affected villagers commute to safer places using a boat at Morigaon district in Assam...

: Flood-affected villagers commute to safer places using a boat at Morigaon district in Assam...

Monkeys playing with a water pipe near Vijay Chowk in New Delhi on Wednesday

Monkeys playing with a water pipe near Vijay Chowk in New Delhi on Wednesday

Flamingoes preening in their enclosure at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, 16 August 2017.

Flamingoes preening in their enclosure at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, 16 August 2017.

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.