Another reason to celebrate dance
Renowned dancer Geeta Chandran, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, UNESCO and the India International Centre, celebrates World Dance Day with a lecture-discussion on
Theory and Practice of Bhava and Abhinaya in Bharata's Natyashastra by Dr. Sandhya Purecha from Mumbai and the Young Dancers Festival that features an Odissi performance by Arushi Mudgal as well as Bharatanatyam by Praveen Kumar. April 30 and May 1. India International Centre.
Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Road. For details, call 24619431
A dose of nostalgia
Directed by Sarita Vohra, the play Jab They Met opens in a boarding school, where a group of final-year students plan their last day. One of them shows her classmates an article in Time magazine announcing the arrival of the Internet. Thirty five years later, thanks to the Net, she hosts a reunion at Hilltop Hilton Hotel. The gang spends three days recapturing old times, playing old pranks and school games.
India International Centre.
May 3, 6:30 pm. Call 9810537220
A Tale of two icons
It promises to be a production that will have history lovers fascinated. The Prophet and the Poet is based on a 25-year correspondence exchanged between two national icons: Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Mahatma Gandhi. The struggle for Independence provides an engaging background.
India Habitat Centre, May 1.
For details, call 4366333
The american dream
This weekend, Cine Durbaar, in collaboration with the American Center, is hosting a three-day documentary festival. Called Chasing Dreams, the fest will showcase acclaimed contemporary American documentaries such as Which Way Home, Racing Dreams and No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlos and Vilmos.
American Center, Kasturba Gandhi Marg. For details, call 23472290