Pot Pourri

Illustrated talk

The  International Music and Arts Society is presenting an illustrated talk by architectural art historian George Michell on his recently released book ‘Mughal Architecture and Gardens — The lesser known monuments and unexplained enigmas’, with photographs by Amit Pasricha, on March 1, 6 pm at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Palace Road. The talk will be supported by audio visuals.

Film screening
The screening of the documentary film, ‘Where is my Tent’ by Zubin Sethna, will be held on March 2, 3 pm at the mini-auditorium, Bangalore School of Music. The sound track is by Ek Safar. For details, call 41285017.
 
Women composers
As part of ‘International Women’s Day’, a musical programme called ‘Women Composers of India – Celebrating the Unsung, Songs in Eight Languages’ will be held on March 8, 6 pm at Bangalore International Centre, Teri Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage. Concept, script and narration are by Sakuntala Narasimhan. Archana Udupa will sing on the occasion.

Exhibition
‘Nice Package’, in collaboration with Time and Space Gallery, is presenting ‘Home’, an exhibition of vintage furniture, old rugs and handmade linen. The exhibition will be on from March 3 to 10, from 11 am to 7 pm at Time and Space Gallery, Lavelle Road.

‘Chaitra’ collection
Chaitra (‘A riot of colours’), an exhibition of saris and fabrics, will be held on March 1 and 2 at Vermilion House, 3/12 Cleveland Road Cross, Fraser Town. The collection will have ‘Kota Masuria’ by Mohammed Israr from the family of weavers for the Royalties of Kota.

There will also be a collection by Ruby Sharan, a young designer from Chanderi district and Banares silk from the ghats of Ganges. Kota weaves are woven in cotton with real zari; there is silk kota with real zari, silk lehariya, bandini, kota tissue with real zari etc. The timing is 11 am to 7 pm.   

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