A few good artists...
Young artists from across India get a chance to showcase their work with eminent artists, which include the likes of MF Husain and Akbar Padamsee. While the linear expressions of Laxma Goud and Seema Kohli are intricate and removed from social concerns, Ganesh Pyne, Manu Parekh and Suhas Roy's guiding principle is unity. Neeraj Goswami and Rini Dhumal's colours are decorative and conducive to a mood of peace. Titled 'Evolve', the show features 22 eminent artists along with 5 upcoming ones. Till Feb 24, Shridharani Gallery, Triveni Kala Sangam, Tansen Marg, call 23719470
Another book in the wall
In an untailored setting of a domestic space, the presentation of designs and artworks wears an entirely different look. Brick House, a twin-house residence presents such a surrounding to complement the exhibition of books titled Project Jan-Path. The Incomplete Thombu a term used by the Dutch for public land registry poses as a bureaucratic document file. The Speechwriter is a fictional documentary showing the life of a retired political speech writer while Name, Class, Subject is inspired from exercise books used in government schools in Pakistan, inspired by the artist's childhood. Feb 4, 4.00-6.30pm, exhibition till Feb 19, Brick House, C-48 Panchsheel Enclave, call 9910001705 for details
A week-long gourmet affair
It's time to pamper your taste buds with The Chef's Table Week - 13 of Delhi's finest restaurants providing a six-course Chef's Tasting menu. The focus will be interactions with the chefs showcasing their best dishes with customers not having to worry about what to order. Reservations can be made through the restaurant Week India website till Feb 12. Cost Rs 2,500 per head excluding taxes. For more information, visit www.restaurantweekindia.com
Savour the secrets of Sailana
Highlighting the legacy of the culinary culture of Sailana, The Park hotel is hosting a food fest till next week. Secret recipes laced with exotic spices, rose petals and sandalwood powder, some of which are over 100 years old, will be on the menu. Till Feb 11, The Park, 15 Parliament Street. Meal for two Rs 2,000+, call 23743000.
And if you are in the mood for dimsums, the Dimsum Delights festival on all this month offers Lamb Pancake and Crystal dumplings, Cantonese Siew Mai and more at Hao Shi Nian Nian, M-25, GK-II. Call 9999025888 for reservations/details
There's reason to cheer for feminists. Zubaan, the independent non-profit publishing house, will host a brand new monthly series called Zubaan Talkies starting this Thursday. The idea is to create an exchange of ideas related to feminist thought through film screenings, slideshows of photography, open-mic sessions, performance art etc. The first take, called Writing the Self, will feature readings of excerpts from first-person accounts by writers such as Rashsundari Devi, Binodini Dasi, Kamala Das, Sister Jesme, and others. Feb 9, 6.30pm, The Attic, 36, Regal Building, call 23746050