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Till 1 May

The exhibition features 36 paintings, acrylics on canvas, and four sculptures by 17 artists, including Anand Panchal and Dharmendra Prasad.

11am-7pm. Creativity Art Gallery, Hauz Khas Village (46072799 ). Prices, Rs50,000 to Rs5 lakh.


Hang Massive Band

20 April

Danny Cudd and Markus “Offbeat” Johansson of the Hang Massive band use the handmade Hang instrument from Switzerland for their music.

9pm. antiSOCIAL, Hauz Khas. Tickets, Rs500, available on


Saksham Theatre Festival 2017

14 April-6 May

Theatre group Saksham will perform Mahesh Dattani’s Hasmukh Mehta Ki Wasihat, Sanjeev Tanwar’s Hitler and Ashok Mishra’s Noor Mahal.

7.30pm. Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road. Tickets, Rs200, available on

By Sohini Sen

A Varunika Saraf work.



Here Be Dragons And Other Coded Landscapes

Till 31 May

This group show of 20 mixed-media works, featuring artists like Anju Dodiya, Varunika Saraf and Mithu Sen, depicts modern methods of mapping and surveillance.

11am-6pm. Sakshi Gallery, 6/19, Grants Building, Colaba (66103424).


Two Adorable Losers

15 April

This English comedy is about a professor from Odisha who is weak in English and a student who is weak in academics. Their attempts to regain their lost confidence lead to an unusual alliance. 1 hour, 30 minutes.

7.30pm. St Andrews Auditorium, St Dominic Road, Bandra (26410926). Tickets, Rs200, Rs300, Rs400, Rs500, Rs600 and Rs800, available at the venue and on

By Shweta Upadhyay

At the VR Foodies Fest.


Around town

VR Foodies Fest

Till 16 April

This gastronomic journey includes special table d’hôtemenus, a European High Tea, a cook-off and more.

Noon. VR Bengaluru, ITPL Main Road, Whitefield. Entry on first-come, first-served basis.


Reflections Of Nature

Till 2 May

Architect-turned-artist Remya Kumar is showcasing her new collection of 10 acrylic-on-canvas paintings, an ode to nature.

10am. UB City, Vittal Mallya Road. Prices starting from, Rs70 lakh.



15-16 April

Inspired by true events, this one-and-a-half-hour English drama produced by Bengaluru-based Baked Potato Productions plays on the human psyche and promises to leave you “shocked, scared, confused and strangely satisfied”.

Timings vary. Jagriti Theatre, Varthur Road, Whitefield. Tickets, Rs300, available on

By Shivani Kagti




16 April

Manasamangal is the oldest Mangal Kavyaa, genre in Bengali literature, and a mythological novel based on the conflict between Chand Sadagar, a powerful merchant, and the snake goddess Manasa.

6.30pm. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road. Tickets Rs 100, available at the venue. For details, call 9830616967.

Around town

Poila Baisakh

15 April

Three clubs—Afraa, Club Eco Vista and Club Verde Vista—will celebrate the Bengali new year with a special food festival. The dishes on offer include Pora Posto Bata, Tel Koi, Bel Ful Rosogolla and Thakurbarir Pulao.

Timings and venues vary. Prices, Rs499 onwards, plus taxes.

By Indranil Bhoumik

A Balthazar Solvyns lithograph.




Till 30 April

This is an exhibition of lithographs by the painter Balthazar Solvyns. His collection of etchings portrays Kolkata’s 18th century history, and the people.

11am-7pm. Apparao Galleries, Wallace Gardens, Nungambakkam (28332226).

Around town

Laugh Off

15 April

This comedy show will have some of the city’s newest stand-up comedians, including Priyanshu Mishra, Sudarsan Ramamurthy and Krithin Kumar.

7.30pm. Backyard, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar. Tickets, Rs300, available on

Ceramic Wall Mural Workshops

15/16/23 April

The Ceramic Centre at DakshinaChitra will host workshops for adults on ceramic wall murals. It will be open to 30 participants above the age of 18.

10.30am-5pm. DakshinaChitra, East Coast Road, Muttukadu (24462435). Fee, Rs3,500, payable at the venue.



15 April

Siennor, a singer-songwriter based in Chennai, writes in Tamil. In this special concert, he will play jazz, pop and acoustic music. Open to 30 people.

5pm. The ilovereadin’ Library, Venkateswara Nagar, Adyar. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

By Nandini Reddy



1857: Turrebaz Khan

14 April

Mohammad Ali Baig’s play is based on the life of Turrebaz Khan, who fought against the British during the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. 1 hour.

7.30pm. Sheraton Hotel, ISB Road,Gachibowli. Tickets, Rs500 and Rs1,000, available on


Akhanda Eka Rasa

15 April-5 May

This exhibition will showcase miniature paintings inspired by religious and cultural influences. Some of the paintings on display include Mahishasuramardini (Bundi, 1815) and Mahawat On Elephant (Mewar, 1820).

11am-7pm. Kalakriti Art Gallery, 468, Road No.10, Banjara Hills.

By Sohini Sen

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