With the cricket world cup going on, most eyes are glued to their TV sets hoping to see India progress to the knock out rounds in the West Indies. For people who aren’t interested in this, there’s lots to do in your city this weekend.
In the memory of Ustad Nasir Zahiruddin Dagar, a concert is being organized by Ustad Saeed Zafar Khan from the Delhi gharaana who will be accompanied by Akhtar Hussain on the table. Delhi-ites can catch this at the auditorium of India International Centre, 40, Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate from 6:30 pm onwards on Friday evening.
Alternative act Lounge Piranha from Bangalore will headline this gig in Bangalore. Pigflower Presents is their initiative to promote independent music with a gig every three months, with a three to four hour concert. This concert will feature two Mumbai based bands – The Bicycle Day and Rosemary. Tickets are priced at Rs.200 and the concert starts at 7:30 pm on Saturday.
Kyra 2001, Katti-Ma Centre, 100 foot road, Indira Nagar.
Picasso at The Lapin Agile in Bangalore
What if a young, unknown Picasso met an unheralded Einstein in a quaint Parisian pub? Steve Martin’s play on art, science, perception, belief and the definition of Cubism smacking into relativity to give the world decidedly funny stories.
Tickets are priced at Rs 150. Show timings: Friday 8:00 pm, Saturday 4:00 and 7:30 pm.
Allicance Francaise de Bangalore, 108, Thimmaiah road opposite UNI Building.
A Special Bond 2 in Mumbai
This play is part of Prithvi Theatre’s annual summer festival of creative arts for children. Ranji is back in Dehradun for his summer vacations and he can’t wait to meet his old friends – Suraj and Koki. Suraj has failed his exams and wants to run away to avoid facing his father. He encounters a gypsy on a goods train, a crazy queen, ghost children in a haunted house as well as a hungry mountain bear fellow.
Catch this on Sunday at Horniman Circle Garden, Horniman Circle, Fort. Tickets are at Rs.50
A play by the Pune based Aasakta
Playwright: Ramu Ramanathan
Director: Mohit Takalkar
Catch this at the Prithvi theatre in Juhu on Friday at 6:30 and 9:00 pm. For more information contact Ashish +919922935591