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Whatever trends may prevail in music, when it comes to Valentine's Day, no artist rules the way Bryan Adams does.art and culture Updated: Feb 12, 2011 00:33 IST
Bryan Adams in the city
Whatever trends may prevail in music, when it comes to Valentine's Day, no artist rules the way Bryan Adams does. So the lovebirds get to extend the 'groovy feelin' for a day, as Adams plays in Delhi a day after Valentine's (February 15). The Grammy award winning artist is expected to sing all his big hits Everything I do, I wanna be…, 18 Till I Die , Summer of 69 and of course his favourite request to the audience: "Let's Make a Night to Remember."
NSIC grounds, Okhla. Call 011 44881000 or log onto www.kyazoonga.com
Jagjit singh sings Faiz
Routes 2 Roots and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations pay a tribute to the immortal poet with 1911-2011 — Faiz Lives On. The NGO, which works on developing people-to-people ties with our neighbours, brings together celebrated ghazal singer Jagjit Singh and Tina Sani on one platform. A coffee table book and a collection of his poems will be launched in the presence of Faiz's daughters Salima and Moneeza Hashmi.
February 25, Siri Fort Auditorium.
For details, call 9811619988
Moments in dance
What do photographers see when they look at dance? Conversely, what do dancers perceive when they look at an image? Find out at this workshop on Choreo-Photo-Graphy by David Bergé and Trajal Harrell. The project will bring together movement exploration, discussion and photographic activity. The focus will be on spatial exercises using cameras to develop approaches to choreographic organisation.
February 19 and 20. 9.30 am to 3 pm. Goethe-Institut, Max Mueller Bhavan. For details, call 9971406113
For the music aficionado
This year, the Gunidas Sangeet Sammelan, an important dot on the city's cultural calendar, features sitarist Shahid Parvez, vocalists Rahul Deshpande and Rajan Sajan Mishra and flautist Hari Prasad Chaurasia.
Kamani Auditorium. 6 pm onward. February 12 and 13. For details, call: 022-28220647
Sounds from the valley
Shuhul Taaph, the three-day Kashmiri cultural extravaganza, includes an exhibition by artists from the state. Savour the traditional kahawa, as you enjoy a cultural performance by artistes from the J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages. Also, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit would unveil a book by Veer Munshi.
Till February 13. For details, call 9810277197
It's Lahore once more
Asghar Wajahat's play Jis Lahore Nahi Dekhya O Jamiya Nai, set in the Lahore of 1947, deals with the subject of Partition sensitively. The wounds of families, which were torn apart overnight, are still fresh after six decades. Directed by Anil Sharma, the classic manages to keep audiences coming back for more. Shriram Centre, Mandi House.
February 19, 7.30 pm. For details, call 9313770131