In the city

In the city


 Rock it

Lucky Ali to perform live with his finest band members Mishko M'ba (Bass Guitar), Butto (Flutist), Kenny Puri (Percussionist), Manoj George (Violinist) and Subhash Pradhan (Guitarist/Vocal) who are all in tune to set you free and immerse you in expressive music on September 13. Venue: Hard Rock Café, Saket. Time: 9 pm onwards.

Hindustani vocal

Spic Macay presents Hindustani vocal recital by Pt. Rajan and Sajan Mishra today. Venue: St. Stephen’s College, University Enclave. Time: 4:30 pm onwards. Entry is free and seating on first-come first-served basis.

Caribbean notes

Raasta, The Caribbean Lounge presents a musical night featuring ‘Nucleya’ on September 8. Come and enjoy the fun night which promises good music to groove in! Nucleya is one of the current Indian innovators that look beyond the usual groove formats. The DJ and producer uses elements of both Indian traditional music as well as dubstep and Moombathon. Venue: Raasta, 30, First floor, Hauz Khas Village. Time: 8:30 pm

Jugalbandi for all

Start your weekend with a live ‘Jugalbandi’ performance of DJ Gouri with vocalist Marshal and percussionist Sid setting the tone for the evening today. Venue:  Harem Meeza, Gate no 3, Garden of Five Senses, Saiyad Ul Ajaib (near Saket Metro station). Time: 9 pm onwards. For more information contact 0-8130422666, 011-6565 0051,
0-99108 00814.

Dance along

Catch Stereo Nation performing live on September 8. Catch him over cocktails, snacks and world music with lip-smacking food. Venue: Rhino, South Point Mall, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon. Time: 9:00 pm onwards. For reservation call:



Pallavi Sethi Pramanik, disciple of Sonal Mansingh presents Odissi recital today. Venue: Epicentre, Sec-44, Gurgaon. Time: 7:30pm.

Entry is free and seating on first-come first-served basis. For more information call 0124-2715000.

Kathak concert

Enjoy a Kathak performance today by Urvi Mishra who is one of the leading disciples of Kathak maestro and Guru, Padamshri Shovana Narayan. She has been a student of the art form from a tender age of 6 and has been learning and performing under the guidance of her guru. Her style combines the sophisticated elegance of the Lucknow gharana and the rhythmic precision of the Jaipur gharana. Venue: Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Center.
Time: 6.45 onwards.

Natya Tarangini

Natya Tarangini presents Parampara Series National Festival of music and dance from today onwards till September 9. Venue: Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg. Time: 7pm onwards. For entry collect passes from Barista Coffee Shop outlets: NFC, Defence Colony Mkt, Basant Lok, Select City Walk, East Patel Nagar, Shanti Niketan, opp Venkateshwara College, Galleria Mkt and Noida Sector 18.

Dance recital

Spic Macay presents Bharatanatyam recital by Malavika Sarukkai

Venue: Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Plot No. 5, Knowledge Park II, Greater Noida. Time: 6 pm onwards. Entry is free. For more
details contact:
011-23323826, 9873091531.

Pure dance

Presenting Rama Vaidyanathan’s dance recital from today till September 9. Venue: Zorba The Buddha, 7 Tropical Drive, Ghitorni. Time: September 7-6pm and September 9-2pm. Rama’s recital on September 8 from 7pm. Entry is free. Contact Nehha 9871700316 or Dakshina on 9899835269 for more details.

Nritya Abhinaya

Presenting Nritya Jhankar-Kathak ki Jhalkiyan by Ashimbandhu Bhattacharjee. Venue: IRCEN Bhawan, 7, Nelson Mandela Road, Institutional Area, C - 1, Vasant Kunj. Time: 6:30pm onwards. Entry is free.


Artistic Pun

Learn to meditate and concentrate with a painting and sculptor exhibition by Ghanshyam Gupta. The exhibition also displays his sculptors inspired by Bollywood artistes. Ghanshyam is a painter, sculptor and printmaker and occasionally also write poetry. Venue: Lalit Kala Akademi, till September 9. Time: 11 am to 7pm.
Entry is free.


Get to see the artwork of several artists at one exhibition. Samanway brings the paintings and sculptures by Ashok Kumar, Maneesh Kumar, Vishal, Raghuvir Shah and Tulsi Ram. Venue: Lalit Kala Akademi, till September 9. Time: 11 am to 7pm.
Entry is free.

Wash Paintings

Gallerie Ganesha presents the first solo show in the rare wash technique by Bengal school veteran Ajoy Ghose. He is one of the few living artists practising the traditional wash technique of painting brought to India by the Japanese and developed further by Bengal School masters like Abanindranath Tagore and Nandalal Bose. Venue: Gallerie Ganesha, Greater Kailash-II, from September 7 to October 10. Time: 11 am to 7 pm. Entry is free.

Life’s Circle

Witness the circle of life at a solo exhibition, Shristi-Chakra, by Govinda Prasad Sah Azad. He has studied MFA in Painting from Wimbledon College of Arts, London and was also shortlisted for 2010 John Moores Contemporary Painting Award, UK. Venue: Art Konsult, Hauz Khas Village, from September 8 to 24. Time: 11 am to 7 pm. Entry is free.

Unique Glimpse

The Gaekward Art Foundation presents artwork by Uma Shankar Shah and Dr Seema Sharma Shah, ‘A Unique Glimpse of Divinity’. Venue: Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, till September 9. Time: 11 am to 7pm.
Entry is free.

Celebrating Cinema

In celebration of a 100 years of Indian Cinema , Art Mart will be showcasing a selection of art works, inspired by Bollywood, Hollywood, and various other genres of popular and exp­er­imental cinema. Rang Rasiya directed by critically acclaimed film director Ketan Mehta will also be showcased. Venue: Art Mart IV, Epicentre, Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurgaon, from September 21 to 23rd. Time: 10 am to 8 pm. Entry is free.


Jewellery expo

Presenting ‘Timeless Jewels 2012’ exhibition-cum-sale of jewellery from today till September 9. Venue: Hyatt Regency, Bhikaji Cama Place.
Time: 11am - 7pm.

Entry is free and children below 15 years and cameras are not allowed.

Comedy time

Enjoy Coffee Gahrein Baatein with Sanjay Rajoura, a stand up comic act in Hindi today. Besides Rajoura, popular comedians Rajneesh Kapoor and Appurv Gupta will also be part of these series and will host the shows. Venue: Costa  Malviya Nagar, D-89, Malviya Nagar. Time: 8pm onwards. Book tickets at Rs 250 online on BookMyShow.


Papa CJ presents New Delhi comedy nights on September 9. Venue: Nu Delhi, 14 / 48, Malcha Marg. Time: 7:30 pm  onwards. Tickets are available at Rs. 600 on BookMyShow.

Speak up

Its here again! Caferati@Habitat- The Open Mike Series on September 8. Perform your own work, in any of the languages of the National Capital Region. Poetry, fiction, diatribes, songs, it’s all good. You get two minutes, and the microphone; the rest is up to you. Venue: Epicentre, Sec-44, Gurgaon. Time: 6:30pm onwards. Entry is free and seating on first-come first-served basis. For more information call 91-124-2715000.

Lavish spending

This one for the shopaholics! Presenting Wedding Asia 2012 from today till September 9. The event benchmark the trends for the forthcoming wedding season.
Keeping the broad spectrum in mind, the organisers welcome you all to come and be a part of the renaissance in the field of fashion and enjoy the grooming of yourself. Venue: The Ashok, 50-B, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri. Time: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm. Entry is free.


Picture perfect

Vacheron Constantin in partnership with Tasveer presents Divine Moments by Raghu Rai from September 14-25. Venue: The Stainless Gallery, The Mira Complex, Okhla Crossing, Mathura Road. Time: 11:00 - 7:00.


Solo act

Presenting Ek Mulaqat Manto Se, an Urdu play, conceived and performed by Ashwath Bhatt on September 9. The play reflects the life and times of the eminent Progressive Writer, Saadat Hasan Manto, who was deeply traumatised by the Partition. The performance also tries to showcase Manto’s worldview on why he chose to write short stories and his treatment of the tragedy of Partition.
Venue: Epicentre, Sec-44, Gurgaon. Time: 7:30 pm onwards.


Yavanika presents Khalid Ki Khala, a Hindi play on September 8. The play is a farce in Urdu with hilarious comical twists and delightful moments. It centres around three college boys in a highly conservative society that frowns upon any casual mixing between boys and girls.

So in such a situation how the two boys in love profess feelings for their beloveds, when they are prohibited to meet and how they eventually come up with a pretext to meet the girls and involve the third boy in their capers is what leads to a hilarious situation. Venue: LTG Auditorium, Copernicus Marg. Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm. Entry by Invitation. For more information contact 9810517850.

Comic relief

Enjoy Bhelpoori, a Hinglish comedy play on September 8. The play is a hilarious satire on love, sex, politics, society, relationships, Bollywood, Tellywood and more! Venue: Alliance Francaise De Delhi, 72, Lodhi Estate. Time: 5:00 pm. Tickets available at Rs. 500, Rs. 300 and Rs. 200 on BookMyShow.

Hindi theatre

Saksham Theatre presents Unchi Udaan and The Pianist, Hindi plays on September 8 and 9. Venue: Akshara Theatre, 11-12 B, Baba Kharak Singh Marg. Time: 7:30 pm. Tickets available at Rs. 100 and Rs. 150 on BookMyShow.