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delhi Updated: Apr 26, 2013 22:06 IST

Lessons in art

Hailing from the state of Jharkhand, artist Dinesh Kumar Ram, has brought together the moods and emotions of his various inspirations in a show titled Efflux of Nature. The artist is moved by the nature and an indigenous form he has interacted during the two decades of life. This makes all the jingoism lay to rest with regard to nature and formulate everyone to believe that nature is the teacher.

11am to 7pm, April 28- May 4, Gallery no 4, Lalit Kala Akademy, Rabindra Bhawan, Mandi House, call: 9810579323

Sports rush
So you heart flips if terms such as grind, backslide, kickflip are mentioned to you? Then this will be enough to get you gripped Quiksilver, an action sports lifestyle brand will be hosting a skate meet. Beginners will be taught the basics from how to balance their weight on the board, maintain their centre of gravity and how to move forward and backwards.

5 pm to 8 pm, April 27, Ambience Mall,Vasant Kunj, call: 987731756

A dash of diverse art forms
A preview of the United Art Fair 2013, Peter Nagy and his curatorial team have assembled a diverse group of art works by some of the most promising talents of the Indian contemporary art scene. A mix of mediums and will give just the hints of the diversity of art works that will be on display at the UAF 2013. While continuing with our radically new model of an artist-driven fair (as opposed to a gallery-driven fair, as most in the world are), in its second edition the United Art Fair will continue to expand parameters.

10 am to 7 pm, April 28 to May 4, Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, Ferozeshah Road, Call: 9891306373

Culture mix

Holistic understanding of an art form is possible if you understand all the genres of it. Sabrang a musical concert reviving the eternal music of different genres of classical music from India and Pakistan will be held in the city. The concert will be an amalgamation where artists across the border share the same stage to set a benchmark. The music will be another attempt to appreciate and understand the culture of music that enriches us.

6.15 pm onwards, April 28, Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg, call: 9999555835

Celebrating classical charm

True lovers of dance in its myriad forms and variations may want to spend an evening that celebrates The World Dance Day, 2013. Natya Vriksha presents dancer Geeta Chandran's celebration of the day. There will be an open-house seminar on What is classical anymore. The keynote address will be by Vidushi Dr Kapila Vatsyayan and there will be young dancers festival too. There will be Bharatanatyam presentation by Aditi Balasubramanian, a disciple of Geeta Chandran and Sattriya by Anwesa Mahanta, disciple of Bayanacharya Ghanakanta Bora.

3.30pm onwards, April 27-28, India International Centre, Max Mueller Marg, call: 24619431