Pick of the week
The city's musical aficionados can look forward to popular Bollywood numbers, ghazals and classical-based songs at the Hariharan concert this weekend.art and culture Updated: May 06, 2011 21:53 IST
The city's musical aficionados can look forward to popular Bollywood numbers, ghazals and classical-based songs at the Hariharan concert this weekend. The concert is part of the Fever Unplugged Series, which celebrates and promotes 'unadulterated' music. Unplugged concerts in the past have featured Kailash Kher, Pankaj Udhas and Shubha Mudgal.
May 8, 6.30 pm. Siri Fort . For tickets, log on to www.buzzintown.com
The Habitat Film Festival has gained traction in the Capital for training the spotlight on regional cinema. The highlight of this year's fest is a retrospective of Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's works. It includes Just Another Love Story, Abohoman, Antarmahal, Naukadubi and Bariwali. Also look out for Moner Manush, directed by Goutam Ghose, O Maria directed by Konkani filmmaker Rajendra N.Talak, Aidu Ondala Aidu directed by VK Prakash and Dhoosar, by Amol Palekar.
May 14-22, India Habitat Centre. For details, call 43663071
Theatre collective Tadpole Repertory is out with their latest production. Ich bin Fassbinder is about Homi, a man inspired by German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder's film Angst essen Seele auf (Fear Eats the Soul). Homi decides to make a film on it with his Delhi-based theatre group. But it seems that the production is jinxed: a faulty script, actors out of line with the director's vision, and Homi's obsession with his enigmatic idol.
May 6-8, 7 pm. Max Mueller Bhavan, Kasturba Gandhi Marg. Passes available at venue. Call 23471100
The Europe Day Concert at the India International Centre promises to be a treat for Western classical connoisseurs. It features, among other performances, a rare duet between Hungarian pianist Endre Heged and violinist Vilmos Szabadi, his compatriot.
May 10, India International Centre. For details, call 24619431
Tagore & Shelley
This Sunday the IIC hosts a musical medley. Rainstorm and Autumn Leaves amalgamates kathak choreography based on the poems of Rabindranath Tagore and PB Shelley. Plus kathak by Sharmistha Mukherjee and Rabindra Sangeet by Jayati Ghosh.
May 8, IIC. For details, call 24619431