from the diary

A scene from ‘The Rising'

A scene from ‘The Rising'  

W e have this week a multimedia presentation, ‘The Rising', that unfolds the saga of India's struggle for freedom through dance, drama and film. Another interesting programme pertains to the staging of ‘Robin Hood' by Feisal and Radhika Alkazi. The music programmes being featured include a sarod recital by Arnab Chakrabarty, Hindustani vocal recital by Swaraansh Mishra and old Hindi film melodies by Radhika Chopra. Bigas Luna's Spanish film Yo Soy La Juani is also being screened this Thursday.

August 12, Thursday


Bigas Luna's Spanish film Yo Soy La Juani (with English subtitles). Instituto Cervantes, 48, Hanuman Road, 6.30 p.m.


Sarod recital by Arnab Chakrabarty, disciple of Kalyan Mukherjea. Epicentre, Gurgaon, 7.30 p.m.

August 13, Friday


Hindustani vocal recital by Swaraansh Mishra, disciple of Rajan Sajan Mishra. Habitat Centre, 7 p.m.


‘The Rising', by Indian Revival Group 4. Director and choreography. Yog Sunder and Papiha Desai. Habitat Centre, 7 p.m.

August 14, Saturday


Indi-Fun Carnival features Feisal and Radhika Alkazi's ‘Robin Hood'. Epicentre, Gurgaon, 7.30 p.m.

August 15, Sunday


Repeat of ‘Robin Hood'. Epicentre, Gurgaon, 7.30 p.m.


Old melodies of Hindi films by Radhika Chopra. Habitat Centre, 7 p.m.

Art Exhibitions

Some of the art exhibitions on view include:

‘Be Ye Light Unto Yourselves', an exhibition of paintings by Elisabeth Sass Brunner and Elizabeth Brunner on the Enlightened One – The Buddha and other related works from the collection of Tibet House ends today. IIC.

Group show, ‘The Why Not Place – The Transforming State' by 17 artists from all over India and abroad. Religare Arts, 7, Atmaram Mansion, Scindia House, till August 29.

‘Transcendence', an exhibition of paintings by Rajesh K. Baderia. Renaissance Museum & Arts, A-298, New Friends Colony, till August 20.

‘Pratiksha', a solo exhibition by Rakshanda (Ratnesh yadav) depicting the wait in everything and in every human concludes today. Open Palm Court.

A group art shows with artists like S.H. Raza, T. Vaikuntam, Chandra Bhattacharji, Trupti Patel, Hemi Bawa, Sukanta Das and others. Gallerie Alternatives, 102 Mega Mall, DLF city phase-1, till August 30.

The exhibition of paintings by Shubhra Das, ‘Perception is the next reality' concludes today. Visual Arts Gallery.

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