Shake a leg and join in the World Environment Day celebrations as Swechha and Green the Gap present a live music concert by the Banglore-based folk-fusion band Swarathma. On June 1 at India Habitat Centre.
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us, said Oscar Wilde in The Importance of Being Earnest. Now,performer Swati Mohan choreographs and directs students of Danza Performing Arts to experience their memories and express its illusions through theatre combined with dance. The show will be held on June 5 and 6 in Epicentre.
Step by Step
Urmila Sathyanarayanan,widely regarded as one of the country’s finest Bharatanatyam exponents,presents Myriad Hues of the Margam,a dance recital,on June 2 at the Dance Theatre Godrej,NCPA.
Currently on display at the art hotel Le Sutra,Khar West,is artist Vipul Prajapati’s solo show titled Landscapes,People and Coherence. The paintings in this series are a number of industrial landscapes as imagined by the artist.
What happens if 18th century poet laureate Mirza Ghalib were to meet a young writer from the 21st century? This is the subject of the Marathi play,Mi… Ghalib, which will be performed by the Natak Company at Bal Gandharva Rang Mandir on June 4.
Your garden might be fighting a battle for survival with the summer sun,but the sames not true for the green swathes in Tasneem’s exhibition,Garden Impressions. The exhibition,comprising 21 acrylics on canvas with pictures of gardens,is being held at Bliss Art Gallery till June 12.
The Women Directors Theatre Festival celebrates three prominent women who rule the stage in India.The festival will feature plays by Tripurari Sharma (Roop Aroop),Bharti Sharma (Life of an Author) and Maya Krishna Rao (Quality Street). Catch the shows from May 30 -June 1at Tagore Theatre.
Stun the Sun
Finally,an arts festival that promises to help us beat the heat. The Manali Summer Sundowners Music and Arts Festival has a line-up that includes classical and Sufi music,jazz,blues,rock and pop,among others. Art and photo exhibitions as well as documentary screenings are also a part of the fiesta. The festival is scheduled every Friday and Saturday of June at the Ram Bagh Amphitheatre,Manali.