To please the art lover in you, head to lexicon art show which will be exhibiting some interesting artworks from the hands of budding and professionals painters. This is the fourth edition of the show which will include paintings and other media like sculptures by young as well as upcoming artists. The art extravaganza, which mainly strives to promote the young talent, will showcase different themes and strokes.
11am to 9pm, August 17-September 9, Shipra Mall, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad. For details call: 9311711255
At her exhibition, Embellished Glass, Sirla Mookherjee from Kolkata will showcase her glass works ranging from bottles, vases to bowls and platters. Being India's only woman art-glass blower, Mookherjee's works might interest you with their thin delicate quality and an effect of colours.
11am - 7pm, August 17-September 21, Art Heritage Gallery, Triveni Kala Sangam, Mandi House. For details call: 23719470
For the comic enthusiasts
For the Japanese 'Manga' comics aficionados, an exhibition of comic installations of the book 'Yunagi no machi, Sakura no Kuni' is the place to head to this weekend. The kids may too love the experience The book Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms, which was launched earlier this month, has been translated in Hindi by Tomoko Kikuchi and is a unification of two interesting stories. The first story in the series is Yunagi no machi (Nirav sandhya ka shahar) and other one will be Sakura no kuni (Sakura ka desh).
11am to 7 pm, August 7-31, The Japan Foundation, 5A, Ring Road, Lajpat Nagar- IV,
For details call: 26442967, 9999154554
Bringing society’s truths
Celebrating the 20th year of socio-political relevant theatre, Asmita Theatre Group will present two plays to mark the anniversary. The event will start with Swadesh Deepak’s Hindi play Court Martial which will present a mixture of natural and legal justice elucidating Indian army's as well as Indian society's truth. Dario Fo’s comic-satire play Chukayenge Nahi will be presented the next day in its Hindi adaptation by Amitabh Srivastava.
7pm, August 17-18, Shri Ram Center for Performing Arts, Safdar Hashmi Marg, Mandi House. Call: 9540656537
A fine opportunity for K- Pop lovers to join the global competition and celebration and prove their mettle in Korean singing and dancing. At a festival organised by the Korean Cultural Centre finalists of this second pan India K- Pop Contest from the 13 countries will be invited to Korea to perform in the grand finale, which will be held in South Korea.
6 pm-8:30 pm, August 17, FICCI Auditorium, 1, Tansen Marg. Call: 43345000