T he two-day 43 {+r} {+d} Sabrang Utsav dedicated to M.F. Husain begins this Saturday. This fest features a number of artistes including Malti Gilani, Madhup Mudgal,Raza Ali Khan and Ghulam Sadiq Khan. Veteran dancer Alarmel Valli will be presenting a Bharatanatyam dance performance this Sunday. At the Habitat Centre, Saroja Vaidyanathan and troupe will be presenting a dance-drama in Bharatanatyam style, ‘Pradosham', the origin of Natyashastra and the story of Tandava (Shiva) and Lasya (Durga). Epicentre in Guragon, meanwhile, is staging ‘Classic Milds', a collection of six plays.

September 22, Thursday


Violin recital by Paromita Mukherjee, disciple of V.G. Jog, Ashish Khan and Amina Pereira. Habitat Centre, 7 p.m.

Carnatic violin recital by Dwaram Satyanarayana Rao from Hyderabad. IIC, 6.30 p.m.

September 23, Friday


Dance-Drama, ‘Pradosham', by Saroja Vaidyanathan & troupe. Habitat Centre, 7 p.m.


‘Classic Milds', a collection of six plays including ‘Seduction', ‘Porcelain and Pink' ‘The Still Alarm', ‘The Open Door' ‘A Separate Peace' and ‘A Defenceless Creature'. Written by master playwrights including Tom Stoppard, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Neil Simon, directors include Akarsh Khurana, Tahira Nath, Hidaayat Sami and Siddharth Kumar. Epicentre, Gurgaon, 7.30 p.m.


“Infinite Rhythms”, a musical evening by ace percussionists Sivamani and Christoph Haberer to celebrate “Germany and India 2011-2012” at Nehru Park, Chanankyapuri, 6.30 p.m.

September 24, Saturday


Repeat of ‘Classic Milds'. Epicentre, Gurgaon, 7.30 p.m.


The 43 {+r} {+d} Sabrang Utsav begins today featuring vocal recitals by Malti Gilani and Madhup Mudgal. IIC, 6.30 p.m. onwards

September 25, Sunday


The 43 {+r} {+d} Sabrang Utsav concludes today with vocal recitals by Raza Ali Khan and Ghulam Sadiq Khan. IIC, 6.30 p.m. onwards.


Bharatnatyam recital by Alarmel Valli. Habitat Centre, 6.45 p.m.

Art Exhibitions

Some of the art shows currently on view include:t

‘On The Edge', paintings by Atul Bhalla. Vadhera Art Gallery, D-170, Okhla, Phase-I, till Oct. 1.

New Works of Tina Bopiah. Art Heritage, Triveni, till Sept. 28.

‘Vibrant Mappings' by Sumit Mehndiratta. I'mpulse Arts, 13-A, Hauz Khas Village, till Oct. 7.

‘The Feminine Unbound', a retrospective of the works & life of Gogi Saroj Pal. Delhi Art Gallery, 11, Hauz Khas Village, till Oct. 15.

‘From Infinitesimal to the infinite', a group art photography exhibition by Anidra Hom Chaudhuri, Jishnu Chandkakoti and Prerna Jasin. IndiPix Gallery, B2/1, Vasant Vihar, till October 2.

‘Movement, Medium and Metaphor', a group show by 15 artists. Gallery Niv, 210,Neb Sarai, near IGNOU, till Oct. 10.

‘The Master's Court', a solo exhibition of serigraphs by M. F. Husain. Dhoomimal City Gallery, below Safdarjung flyover, till Oct. 6.