W e have a unique dance programme coming up – ‘Krishnaleela Kathakali' written by P. Venugopalan and presented by artistes of Sandarsan Kathakali Vidyalayam. This is the first time in Kathakali that the Krishna theme has been developed. Other dance events include Odissi and Kathak recitals by Ayona Bhaduri and Jayant Kastuar. Music lovers can catch up with the recitals of Saptarshi Chakraborty and Gokulotsav Maharaj, besides ghazals by Roshan Bharti, Debashree Bhattacharya, Pamela Singh, Sapna Sehgal and Jyotsna Rana.
April 11, Monday
Pehchan, the monthly performance series, features Odissi recital by Ayona Bhaduri, disciple of Bijayani Satpathy and Surupa Sen, followed by a Kathak recital by Jayant Kastuar. Habitat Centre 7 p.m.
An evening of ghazals by Roshan Bharti and Debashree Bhattacharya. Habitat Centre, 7 p.m.
Hindustani vocal recital by Saptarshi Chakraborty, disciple of Jasraj. IIC, 6.30 p.m.
‘Haldi Ghati Ke Yudh Ki Gathaa', by author/poet Inder Dan Ratnu, who will recite the story in the form of a delicious combination of prose and poetry in a way that one will witness the battle and be swept away by a great emotional surge of nationalism, heroism and sacrifice. Epicentre, Gurgaon, 7.30 p.m.
April 12, Tuesday
Hindustani vocal recital by Gokulotsav Maharaj. Habitat Centre, 7 p.m.
‘Matribhumi', a ballet based on Odissi and Chhau by Ipsita Behoora and her group. Kamani, 7 p.m
April 13, Wednesday
Ghazal recital by Pamela Singh, Sapna Sehgal and Jyotsna Rana. Habitat Center, 7 p.m.
‘Rolling Strokes', fusion music by Arunangshu on tabla & handsonic, Dipanker on slide guitar, Shujay on djembe & Shree Khol and P. Mani on ngara. Epicentre, Gurgaon. 7.30 p.m.
‘Krishnaleela Kathakali'. IIC, 6.30 p.m.
Some of the exhibitions currently on view include:
Group show, ‘Imaging Sai'. Art Positive, F-213/B, Lado Sarai, till April 14.
Latitude 28 presents ‘The Annual' a group show at Latitude 28, F - 208, Lado Sarai, till April 15.
Solo exhibition ‘Drawings: Evolving human form' by Ved Nayar. Vadhera Art Gallery, D-40, Defence Colony, till April 15.
WWF and ICCR present a photography exhibition, ‘Tiger Talk'. Azad Bhavan, till April 13.
Solo show of works by Prataph Modi. Seven Art Gallery, M-44/2, Greater Kailash-II, rill April 30.
‘Ascending Energy, Merging Forms', an exhibition of paintings and bronze sculpture by Satish Gujral opens today. Lalit Kala, till April 13.