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Pick of the week

Hindustan Times  New Delhi, April 12, 2013
First Published: 22:07 IST(12/4/2013) | Last Updated: 22:09 IST(12/4/2013)

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Sacred space

A belief in divinity and sacred spaces is something that lets the circle of life going on. An exhibition that showcases a range of works in calligraphy ink on archival paper inspired from Shiva, the Ramayanam with reference to narratives from the Jagannath Temple of Puri, significant images of Krishna leela by Parameshwar Raju will be on display. The works are profound and promise to touch a chord of our lives.

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10am-7pm, April 27 till June 10, Art Spice, The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa, Bangla Sahib Road, Call: 9852 778 7774

Artists' view
Some forms of inspirations are best understood when viewed with a passionate mind. A pop-up art exhibition curated by Heidi Fichtner will present site-specific artworks, paintings, sculptures, video installations, photographs, drawings and a sound installation by artists across three generations. Inspired by the beautifully derelict maze of empty shops at the Jor Bagh market, the exhibit gives an expression to a web of inter-generational exchanges and friendships.

April 19-21, Kona, 1, Jor Bagh, Call: 26494531

Modern mysticism
A true lover of sufi music would love to explore the mystic art form in all its variations and explorations. Perhaps, keeping this in mind, Fusion Adhesions, a unique sufi and fusion musical group comprising two people (Akki n Hardy) performs powerful live singing. It promises to dissolve you in the purity of sufism and Hindi songs by the melodious voice and guitar strings. Along with live music by guitar, which is a rage amongst youngsters the musicians will combine a unique presentation of karaoke during the current sufi performance.

7 pm, April 13, Mocha, Defence Colony Market, Call: 46588445

Creative mix
Amelange of ideas that bring a new perspective can be seen at a group show titled Creator to Creativity II. Some of the artists who are participating are Kaveri Ray, Aashna Mehta Kataria, Mita Brahma, Shashi Ahuja, Simran Toor amongst many others. The works on display bring out the perception and introspection of life by the creator of life. These are the expressions of the artists - revealing the colours of life. The works display that the artists are looking beyond the obvious to push the frontiers of art.   

April 10-15, Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, Call: 43662025.

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Feast fit for the fasting soul

Those who are observing the Navratra fasts can feast on a delicious spread, specially crafted by the chefs for the occasssion. At Indian speciality restaurant Delhi 32, you can savour dishes such as tamatar ki launj,  lauki ki sabzi, paneer ki bhujia, dahi ke aloo,  kuttu ki poori, samak ke chawal, makhane ki kheer and more, presented well in a traditional thali. The dishes are prepared keeping in mind the requirements of a fasting soul and the ambience of the place also reflects the India flavours to perfection. You can also snack on aloo chaat during the festival.

April 11-19, Kempinski Ambience Hotel, Shahdara. Price: 999 + tax per person. Call: 4908 8888


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