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The Mint Planner, 22 September 2017

From music and movies to dance and drama, there's plenty to do or experience over the coming week

A still from ‘Shri Ram’.
A still from ‘Shri Ram’.



Delhi International Jazz Festival

23-25 September

Jazz bands Alaska Snack Time (Israel), On A Swing (India) and Hyunpill Shin (Korea) will be performing at the event.

6.30pm. Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.


Shri Ram

Till 17 October

The dance drama depicts the life of Hindu god Ram.

6.30pm. Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, Mandi House. Tickets, Rs200 to Rs3,000, available at the venue.

Swan Lake

22-24 September

The Tchaikovsky ballet about a princess turning into a swan will be performed in India for the first time. It will be performed by the Royal Russian Ballet.

2.30pm and 7pm. Siri Fort Auditorium. Tickets, Rs1,770-Rs7,080, available on

By Sohini Sen

Madhvi Subrahmanian’s art. Courtesy: Chemould Prescott Road



Mapping Memory

Till 29 September

This show by artist Madhvi Subrahmanian features 20 works in mixed media. It includes architectural layouts, miniature buildings and maps, which show her evolving relationship with cities.

11 am to 7pm. (Sundays closed). Chemould Prescott Road, GT Marg (22000211).


In the Mood For Love

24 September

This 2000 film by Wong Kar-wai features two neighbours who form a strong bond after they suspect their spouses of being in an extramarital relationship.

12.30 pm. Matterden CFC, The Deepak, 38, NM Joshi Marg, Lower Parel (40150621). Tickets, 125, available on



24 September

In director Ila Arun’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s The Lady From The Sea, Rampyari is in a strained relationship with her husband and step-daughters.

5.30pm and 8.30pm. Prithvi Theatre, 20 Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road. Tickets, Rs590, available on

By Shweta Upadhyay

Singer Mathangi Jagdish.
Singer Mathangi Jagdish.



Songversations by Ma.Ja & The Quad

23 September

Playback singer Mathangi Jagdish aka Ma.Ja will perform a set of originals.

9pm. The BFlat Bar, 100 Feet Road, Indira Nagar. Tickets, Rs400, available on


Urban Lens Film Festival 2017

Till 24 September

The films being shown include Wings Of Desire that follows an angel who falls in love with a trapeze artist, and the documentary Sauerbruch Hutton Architects, which is a portrait of an architecture studio in Berlin.

1.30pm (Friday) and 10am (Saturday). Indian Institute of Human Settlement, Sadashiva Nagar. For details, visit here


Salience of Silence

Till 10 October

Satish Bhaisare’s 23 abstract artworks explore the spiritual connection between art and music.

11am-8pm (Sundays closed). Sublime Galleria, UB City. Price, Rs63,000 to Rs2.35 lakh.



22 September

Lillete Dubey directs this musical inspired by Vikram Sampath’s book My Name Is Gauhar Jaan, which traces the journey of singer Gauhar. English/Hindi, 2 hours.

7.30pm. Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Malleswaram. Tickets, Rs300-1,000, available on

By Shivani Kagti



Autumn Art 2017

Till 25 September

This art fair features over 1,000 mixed media artworks by 100 artists, including Jamini Roy, M.F. Husain, Jogen Chowdhury, Lalu Shaw, Sunil Das, Prokash Karmakar and Ganesh Haloi.

10.30am-7pm. Chemould Art Gallery, 12F Park Street. Price, Rs800 onwards.

Affordable September Art Mela

Till 31 October

The exhibition has a wide collection of works covering multiple art techniques like gouache, tempera and acrylic on canvas. Some of the artists include Atin Basak, B.R. Panesar and Babu Xavier.

11am-7pm (Sunday Closed), Aakriti Art Gallery, Hungerford Street (22893027). Price, Rs1,000 to Rs1 lakh.

By Indranil Bhoumik

Actor and singer Andrea Jeremiah.


Around town

National Puppet Festival

22-24 September

The festival will feature various forms of puppetry by artists from Tamil Nadu, Telangana, West Bengal and other states.

11am-5pm. Dakshina Chitra, Muthukadu, East Coast Road. Tickets, 50 and 00, available at the venue.


Andrea Jeremiah Live

23 September

Actor, playback singer and musician Andrea Jeremiah will be performing. The opening act will be led by Sharanya Gopinath and Band Drop Squad.

7pm. Phoenix Market City, Velachery. Tickets, Rs500-2,000 available on

By Nandini Reddy




Till 9 October

Korean artist Jeong Ja Seo focuses on the expressive potential of large canvases in this exhibition. The artworks are done in acrylic on canvas.

11am-7pm. Kalakriti Art Gallery, Banjara Hills. Price, Rs1.9lakh to Rs2.5 lakh.

Around town

Indian Photography Festival 2017

Till 8 October

This slide-show presentation is showcasing a wide range of photography from India and abroad with a series of events. These include talks and discussions, portfolio reviews, book launches, screenings, workshops, etc.

7pm. Lamkaan, Banjara Hills. For details, visit

By Sohini Sen

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