In the City
‘Para Bhakti - Path That Leads To Moksh’, a Bharatanatyam recital by Rashmi Aggarwal, disciple of Saroja Vaidyanathan and Sermishtha Mallick. Venue: Epicentre, Sec-44, Gurgaon on July 6th. Time: 7:30 pm. Entry is free and seating on first-come first-served basis.
Film aficionados can look forward to screening of three Pakistani horror films at Khoj International Artists’ Association. Three Pakistani horror films – Zinda Laash (1967), Zibahkhana (2007) and Aurat Raaj (1979) will be screened. Apart from the these, a documentary titled Mondo Macabro: Horror and Fantasy in South Asia will also be shown during the day.
Venue: S-17, Khirkee Extension on 6th July. Time: 7-9 pm. Entry is free. For adults only.
An English film Bridesmaids will be screened. The story is about a competition between a maid of honor and a bridesmaid, who is also the bride’s best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef. Entry is free and seating on first come-first-serve basis. Carry a photo id card. Venue: American Center, 24, Kasturba Gandhi Marg on 6th July 6pm. Time: 6:00 pm.
Presenting Sunrise/Sunset - a film screening as part of films on Spirituality and Faith series. A day in the life of The Dalai Lama, takes the viewer through the spiritual leader’s routine through his morning fitness routine, private audiences, press conferences and blessings he imparts every day. The filmmakers covered topics related to the essence of the Universe, the gap between rich and poor, and the role of the individual in religion and in contemporary society. Venue: IIC on 6th July. Time : 6:30 pm. Entry free and seating on first-come first-served basis.
Lightcube Film Society presents ‘Dr. Mabuse – Der Spieler (Dr. Mabuse – The Gambler) - II’ film screening. Venue: Kunzum Cafe on July 7. Time: 7 pm.
Presenting Nuovomondo (The Golden Door), an Italian film that will be screened with English subtitles. Venue: Italian Centre, Chanakyapuri on 4th and 7th July. Time: 6:30 pm on July 4th and at 2:00 pm on 7th July. Entry is free and seating on first-come first-served basis. Note: Must carry a photo identity card.
Saify Naqvi presents photography exhibition ‘Voyages’. Voyage is a journey that takes many shapes and forms- spiritual, physical, outward, inward. There is only one prerequisite for a voyage to commence – Break the Mould. When a mould is broken, a journey begins almost as if by magic; the vacuum created by the broken mould will absorb you and transport you to places never seen, heard or experienced before. Venue: Bagels Cafe, 1 Hauz Khas Village from July 10 to July 20. Time: Daily 8:30 am to 10 pm.
For theatre lovers, Asmita Theatre Group presents Operation Three Star, a Hindi play. An adaptation of Dario Fo’s Accidental Death of an Anarchist. Venue: Shri Ram Center, 4, Safdar Hashmi Marg on July 7th.
Time: 7:00 pm.
Entry tickets are available at Rs.200, Rs 100, Rs 50 at the venue before the show.
Presenting Bombay Talkies, an English Play about eight monologues that make up “Bombay Talkies”, they are a humorous and poignant comment on life today in the Maximum City. Venue: Epicentre, Sec-44, Gurgaon on 7th and 8th July. Time: 7:30 pm. Entry tickets are available at Rs 750 and Rs 500 at the venue. Also one can book tickets online through BookMyShow.
Pierrot’s Troupe’s Festival of historical plays titled Histruly Yours. Venue: Shri Ram Centre from July 14 to 22. Sons of Babur on July 14 and 21, 7:30 pm. K L Saigal on July 15, 7: 30 pm and Maulana Azad on July 22, 7pm.
A dramatised reading of ‘The Revolution and Other Stories’ based on the book by Vinay Capila will engross listeners. The readings will be spearheaded by author, Sunit Tandon, Bhaskar Ghose, Ranjit Mathur and Indu Ramchandani. The session will be chaired by Dr Kavita A. Sharma, director, IIC. Venue: Conference Room - 1, Main Building, IIC on July 3. Time: 6.30pm.
Sansaptak presents Return of Godot 2012’ a Hindi Play. Venue: Banga Sanskriti Bhavan on July 7.
Time: 6:30 pm.
Enjoy Indian Ocean band live! Venue: Zura, SCO-40, Leisure Valley Road, Sec-29, Gurgaon on July 7. Time: 8pm onwards Entry charge is Rs 600 for singles and Rs 1000 for couples. For further information contact: 9958425999, 9811208905.
Turquoise Cottage and Rock Street Journal President to celebrate the birthday of Amit Saigal. Bands like Parikrama, Them Clones and Orange Street will enthrall the music lovers. Amit Saigal, is also known as the ‘papa rock’ of the Indian Rock scene. Celebrate his posthumous birth anniversary (after his passing away early this year) at his favourite spot. Venue: Turquoise Cottage, Vasant
Vihar on July 6. Time: 9pm
Presenting to you ‘Kaleidoscope’, an exhibition of Indian art and craft. It will showcase the rich heritage of Indian art by bringing together a collection of ingenious work by various artisans from all across India with an objective to preserve and promote the traditional art and craft of our country. Venue: PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, PHD House, 4/2 Siri Institutional Area from 6th-11th July. Time : 11:00 am - 7:00 pm. Entry is free.
Artist Sunayana Malhotra presents, ‘Beneath the Skin’, a solo show where the artist expresses the different stages that a female form goes through - from youth to old age. Venue: Lalit Kala
Akademi, Mandi House from July 24 till July 30. Time: 11 am-7 pm.
For the high fashion Delhiites! Designers presents Bride and Groom exhibition showcasing different cultures and traditions of our country From exquisite designer outfits, sparkling jewellery, footwear to honeymoon packages; you can get all of them under one roof. Venue: The Ashok Hotel, 50-B, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri starting from July 7 to 9. Time: 9am-6pm. Entry for the event is free.
Attend a seminar on ‘Challenges Facing the Media’. Editors’ panel includes Shri N. Ravi, International Press Institute, and former Editor, The Hindu; Shri Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, Indian Express; Shri Raghav Bahl, Founder and Editor, Network-18; and Shri Ajay Upadhyay, Consulting Editor, Amar Ujala. Political Panel includes Salman Khurshid, Minister of Law and Justice; Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, MP and former Minister of Information and Broadcasting; Shri Sitaram Yechury, MP, CPI(M). Venue: Main Building, IIC, Lodhi Estate on July 6th. Time: 10 am-1 pm. Entry is free and seating on first-come first-served basis.
Poet Asad Zaidi will present Kavi Ke Saath where he will read from his works followed by readings by poets Giriraj Kiradoo and Sudhanshu Fidaus. Venue: Habitat World, IHC, Lodhi Road on July 8. Time: 7 pm. Entry would be free and seating on first-come first-served basis.
Tuborg Zero Vh1 Hip Hop Hustle presents
DJ Lucky Lou at Blue Frog. Venue: The Kila, Seven Style Mile, Mehrauli on July 6th.
Time: 9:30 pm. Entry passes costing Rs 800 would be available at the venue on the day of the event. For further information contact 30800300.
Spin Doctor DJ Amit to churn out some whacky music to make you dance all night. Enjoy a night full of groovy music and sumptuous food and drinks. Venue: Smoke House Grill on July 6. Time: 9.00 pm.