Mitali Sengupta, a disciple of legendary vocalist Girija Devi, will render an Indian classical music recital next week. A science graduate with an Honours in Chemistry from Kolkata's Lady Brabourne College, Sengupta is employed as an officer with the Ministry of Health and an empanelled artiste with the Indian Council of Cultural Relations. She was conferred the title 'Suromoni' at the Haridas Conference in 1989.
May 25, auditorium, India International Centre. 6:30 pm. For details, call 24609323
For the love of ghazals
Masoom and Sadaa Thakur, disciples of Ustad Sabri Khan, perform ghazals and songs based on the Sufiana Kalam. May 27, 7:15 pm onwards. Chinmaya Mission. Lodhi Road. For details, call 23414666
The National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, is holding summer workshops in the city that aim at enhancing creative skills in calligraphy and illustrating fashion figures by the institute's faculty as a part of the NID-ITPO Showcase Design.
May 23-27. Hall No. 19. Pragati Maidan. Call 24692846.
Lessons in dance, from many masters
Amrita Lahiri, a disciple of Anuradha Nehru, Swapnasundari and Kishore Mosalikanti, gives a Kuchipudi recital next Friday. Her dance reflects the influences of all these gurus, and the experience of many performances. Lahiri has a Masters in Sociology from JNU, New Delhi. She has worked for leading arts organisations such as the British Council, Delhi; the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC; the Museum Rietberg, Zurich and Kalakshetra, Chennai. She has toured as a soloist in India, USA, Switzerland, South Korea, and Southeast Asia, presenting Kuchipudi from its traditional origins to its contemporary form.
May 27, 6.30 pm. Auditorium, India International Centre. For details, call 24609323.