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ART

Widespread Course, New Delhi

Gaganendranath Tagore

Chittaprosad

Bringing collectively the works of 4 fashionable artists, Widespread Course takes a have a look at political commentary, satire, and impressions of India’s colonial previous. That includes cartoons, caricatures, sketches and extra by acclaimed artists Gaganendranath Tagore, Chittoprasad, KG Subramanyan and RK Laxman, this exhibition curated by Roobina Karode showcases the voices and opinions on politics that can resonate with viewers the world over.
Widespread Course is on show at Kiran Nadar Museum of Artwork (145, DLF South Courtroom Mall, Saket), New Delhi till October 25.

The Surprise Journal, Mumbai

Utkarsh Makwana

A solo present by Vadodara-based artist Utkarsh Makwana, The Surprise Journal showcases the artist’s work that take inspiration from each quotidian life and miniature artworks. Discover every creation that could be a vibrant maze of people, animals, birds, aliens and different imaginary creatures, with hidden mythological and historic references as nicely.
The Surprise Journal is on show at Akara Artwork (four/5 Churchill Chambers, 32 Mereweather Highway, Colaba), Mumbai till September 12.

FOOD

The Independence Day Dawaat, Mumbai

There’s nothing like having the ability to take pleasure in a hearty meal and donate to a superb trigger on the identical time. The Bombay Canteen’s fifth annual Independence Day Daawat goals that will help you do exactly that. Plating up regional delicacies from throughout India for you, the restaurant this yr might be contributing all proceeds to the Naandi Basis, that aids the Adivasi farmers of Araku.  Feast on native dishes from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab and extra, and on the finish of your mouthwatering unfold, select to pay what you want.
The Independence Day Dawaat will happen at The Bombay Canteen (Unit-1, Course of Home, SB Highway, Kamala Mills, Decrease Parel), Mumbai on August 15, 11:30 am to three:30 pm. 

Eid ki Daawat, Bengaluru

For those who missed out on a wonderful meal on Eid that handed earlier this week, concern not. Tour firm Bengaluru By Foot has organised an Eid daawat this weekend only for you. Relish conventional Muslim delicacies on the houses of locals across the Backyard Metropolis, after which take pleasure in a 6-course meal. Sure, after all it contains mutton biryani!
The Eid Ki Daawat will begin at Mosque Highway (Fraser City), Bengaluru on August 17 at 7pm.

SodaBottleOpenerWala’s Parsi Bhonu menu for Navroze, Mumbai

Parsi New Yr is simply across the nook, and that calls for lots of feasting and celebration. And now you don’t have to attend for a Parsi wedding ceremony to strive a conventional meal. The Irani cafe SodaBottleOpenerWala presents a Parsi bhonu menu, that features all their specialities, together with Russian pattice, child gosht, pulao dal, brinjal patio and extra. And don’t overlook to savour the sweets like Irani falooda, and dar-ni-pori on the finish!
The Parsi bhonu menu is on provide in any respect SodaBottleOpenerWala shops in Mumbai till August 24, each day 12pm onwards. 

MUSIC & THEATRE

Play: Shikaar, Mumbai

Directed by Sheena Khalid and Puja Sarup, Patchworks Ensemble’s Shikaar is a narrative of chudails and a celebration of their sisterhood. A play in Hindi and English, this efficiency traverses themes of thriller and political commentary to make for an enticing night.
Shikaar might be carried out at Prithvi Theatre (20 Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Highway), Mumbai on August 16 at 9pm, August 17 at 7pm and 9pm & August 18 at 5pm and 8pm.

ABBA Tribute – Live performance For A Trigger, Delhi

ABBA

We’ve all grooved to Dancing Queen or Thank You For The Music in some unspecified time in the future in our lives., and now we have ABBA to essentially thank for that. UK-based band Title of the Recreation might be performing a particular tribute to the legendary band, underneath the aegis of the Delhi Authorities and Delhi Tourism. Proceeds from this musical evening will go in direction of the welfare of underprivileged Thalassemia sufferers, making this really, because it’s termed, a live performance for a trigger.
ABBA Tribute – Live performance For A Trigger might be carried out at Jawahar Lal Nehru Indoor Weightlifting Auditorium (Gate No 19 and 20, Pragati Vihar), New Delhi on August 17 at 7pm.

Readings within the Shed – Footprints of a Nation, Mumbai

This yr marks 100 years for the reason that Jallianwallah Baug Bloodbath and 72 years of Indian independence, every of those momentous occasions in our nation’s historical past. To commemorate Independence Day, a particular efficiency of dramatic readings that have a look at the shared histories of India and Nice Britain will happen, with performs written in collaboration with the London-based Director’s Minimize Theatre Firm. Journey to the times of our freedom motion with this shifting efficiency.
Readings within the Shed – Footprints of a Nation will happen at Piramal Artwork Gallery (Nationwide Centre for the Performing Arts, NCPA Marg, Nariman Level), Mumbai on August 15 at 7pm.

BOOK OF THE WEEK

Love within the Time of Affluenza by Shunali Khullar Shroff

The story of the prosperous Natasha, Love within the Time of Affluenza is a story of affection, marriage, motherhood and the quintessential Mumbai life. Shroff’s new novel is a humorous tackle relationships and Mumbai’s rich-crowd, and guarantees to herald the laughs at each flip of the web page.

Love within the Time of Affluenza is revealed by Bloomsbury India.

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