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art and culture Updated: Apr 01, 2011 23:06 IST
Malvika Nanda
Malvika Nanda
Hindustan Times
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Listen: Rhythm divine

It’s back. After a good debut in 2008, the multi-genre Big Horn Festival promises to make up for its absence, with five-days of originals-only music starting April 8. Day one will begin with Them Clones (rock) doing a pre-launch of their two new singles Jealousy and All About a Heartbreak. The line up includes Mrigya (fusion/world music), Hari and Sukhmani (Asian folk lounge), Five 8 (rock), Adil and Vasundhra (jazz/ RnB) with Suhail Yusuf Khan and Meeta Pandit fronting the Indian classical side. Also on the menu: Some Boleros, Rumbas and flamenco by Spanish act Negra Pradera.

April 8-12, 8 pm to 10 pm. Habitat Centre. Call 43663333

Visit: Live, pray paint?

Four American artists — Carrie Fonder, Rebecca Layton, Jenny Mullins and Lily Stockman — came to India during 2010-11 as Fulbright-Nehru scholars. Conscious of the cultures of the two countries, at times, they engaged with them, and tried to dodge them as well. The result, curated by Georgina Maddox, is a varied show titled ‘Super/Power’.

@ Gallery Threshold, F-213A Lado Sarai, till April 16. Call 41829181

Watch: Happy feet

Aseasoned kathak performer of Nepalese origin, Leena Malakar Vij is a regular face on the capital’s culture calendar. This weekend, Nandini Singh’s disciple performs at the India International Centre. Born in Kathmandu, Vij was initiated into kathak by Honey Shresth.

In 1993, she bagged the ICCR fellowship to learn the dance form in New Delhi. Since then she has won a number of awards, including the Abhinav Kala Samman in Bhopal in 2009 and the Natyashree title in the same year in Vishakapatnam. Vij has been engaged in teaching since 1998. April 6, 6.30 pm, India International Centre. For details, call 24609323