In the city

Music

Trippy blend

Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) presents an Indo-Dutch fusion music concert with participation from Indian singer Meeta Pandit, Dutch tabla player Heijo Dijker, Dutch guitarist Wim den Herder and German saxophone and flute player Ulrich Bernd Schroeder aka Praful at Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg on February 13 from 7 pm onwards.

Folk flavour

Make the most of your wintery evening with ‘Sangeet Sandhya – Mand Ke Rang’, an evening of mand gayan, a popular folk musical form of Rajasthan that will be presented at
India Habitat Centre in collaboration with All India Radio on February 15 at
7 pm.

Melodious soiree

Get soaked in an evening of music with Geetu Hinduja and her troupe Brown
Folk. The event will be held at India Habitat Centre today at 8 pm.

Music mania

Enjoy an evening of vocal recital by Kiranavali Vidyashankar, followed by Carnatic vocal recital by Sangeeta Kalanidhi T V Sankaranarayanan today at 7 pm. This recital will conclude ‘Sangamam 2012 – Classical Music Festival’ at India Habitat Centre. For more details contact: 01143663080.

Photography

Love of art

The exhibition ‘The Resilience of Unheard Voices: Armed Conflict and Women in Northeast India’ by Kausiki Sarma will be on from February 18 to 24 at Galerie Romain Rolland, Alliance Francaise de Delhi.

The compilation of photographs is a product of two separate projects based in North-East India, in which the artist was engaged as a photographer. For details contact: 43500200.

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

Master work

Art afficionados are in for a big treat. The works of master artists like FN Souza, Ram Kumar, Sakti Burman, MF 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.

Sculpted beauty

Enjoy ‘Akaar Prakaar’ an exhibition of sculptures by five successful contemporary female artists that 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 today, where award winning photographs by photo division of India will be on display. Enjoy this creative explosion at the All India Fine Arts and Craft Society (AIFACS), Rafi Marg. For details call: 23322194.

Epressing emotions

‘Catharsis: Stream to Purgation’, a painting exhibition will be presented at Creativity Art Gallery, Lado Sarai, till February 20 from 11 am to 7 pm. The show features work of artists like Haku Sah, Amit Ambalal, Jeram Patel, Raghav Kanaria, Ratilal Kansodariya and Vinod Shah. The imagery has a cathartic effect on the viewer reliving him of any emotional distress.

Potpourri

Craft mart

The Surajkund Crafts Mela is back. A caravan of more than 400 national and state awardee craftspersons from every corner of India will wind their
way to Surajkund, to showcase the finest handlooms, handicrafts, authentic fragrances and cuisines of India. The fair is on till February 14, from 9.30 am to 7 pm at
Surajkund, Faridabad.

Tickets are available for  Rs 50 per person. For  details call: Haryana Tourism Corporation Limited: 0172-20702955-57, 0172-2720437, or visit http://haryanatourism.gov.in.

Puppet festival

Indulge in some puppetry and become a child again at ‘Ishara International Puppet Theatre Festival’ where artistes from all over the world will perform till February 13 at the India Habitat Centre and till February 15 at Epicentre, Gurgaon. The exiting festival will have a number of puppet shows to watch out for. Enjoy Life In Her Day by Hilary Chaplain. This show can be enjoyed by all age groups. For more details calls: 43663080.

Theatre

Remembering promises

An exhibition, ‘Omnilogue: Journey to the West’ is displayed at Lalit Kala Akademi till February 19 from 11 am to 7 pm. The show recalls the historic signing of the Japan-India Peace Treaty in 1952. It depicts the spirit of cross-national ties through works of six contemporary Japanese artists.

Play time

It’s time to indulge in some theatre act. Mahmood Farooqui and Danish Husain in association with Lata Bhasin will present a Dastangoi presentation of the Rajasthani folk story Chouboli. The Urdu play adapted and directed by Mahmood Farooqui will be staged on February 12 at 7.30 pm at Epicentre, Gurgaon. Tickets will be available at the venue.




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