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art-and-culture Updated: Jan 14, 2011 23:19 IST

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Cultural invasion

Those of you who've spent drunken nights dancing to Smack My Bitch Up, or revved up early morning to Firestarter,can now see British Electronic Dance Music act The Prodigy live. The group is headlining the Invasion music fest that hosts ace Electronic acts Drum and Bass rockers Pendulum (DJ Set),Pentagram, Midival Punditz, Jalebee Cartel and BayBeat Collective etc. Friends, the winter sun and an experience close to the Glastonbury fest: Sounds like a good Saturday outing.
HUDA grounds, Gurgaon, 3.30 pm. For more, log on to www.invasionfestival.in

Historical mystery

A 4,000-year-old skull is stolen from a group of archaeologists. The probe leads to a murder committed in cold blood in a kingdom called Quietly. A hilarious trial follows. The play Butcher of Quietly is funny and dark.

Jan 16, Habitat Centre. Call 43663333


Weave in a cause

Pick up a piece of silk and help provide livelihood to women workers involved in home-based weaving in Bhagalpur, Bihar.

January 20-27. Sewa Silk Bazaar. Rajiv Gandhi Gallery, Baba Kharak Singh Marg

That heady feeling

The million rupee Skoda Prize recognises sound understanding of material and form. The jury is chaired by Tasneem Mehta, director of the Bhau Daji Lad Museum. She is joined by Rajshree Pathy, director of Contemplate Arts Initiative and Kavita Singh, professor in the Department of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Two international experts will be part of the final jury. The works of the nominees — Alwar Subramaniam, Mithu Sen and Kiran Subbaiah — are on display next week.
January 20-23, Max Mueller Bhavan. For details, call 23471110