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What to attend, watch, listen and eat.entertainment Updated: Jul 13, 2013 01:40 IST
Akshara Theatre brings a dramatised book reading of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes: In The Adventure of the Priory School. The enigmatic detective is played by actor Sunit Tandon while director Jalabala Vaidya plays Dr Watson.
The thrilling adventure is set on the purple moors of northern England and involves the case of a missing school boy, his aristocrat father — the Duke of Holderness, his principal and the inscrutable James Wilder.
6pm, July 14 & 27, Akshara Theatre, 11 B, Baba Kharak Singh Marg.
In the ongoing exhibition Spandan, the artworks showcased feature artists from varied backgrounds, styles and schools of thought. A part of the proceeds will be sent to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for Uttarakhand.
11 am to 8 pm, till July 16, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road.
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Stories from Australia — A Festival of Award Winning Films screens contemporary documentary films that won the prestigious Walkley Award for excellence in Australian journalism. It includes screening of nine seminal films, a discussion, and interactive sessions with two filmmakers.
The festival kicks off with Divorce - Aussie Islamic Way, a documentary by Jennifer Crone who looks at the intricacies of Islamic divorce and introduces the Australian Islamic Judicial Council — a group of Sydney-based sheikhs.
6.30 pm onwards, July 17 - 20, IIC, Lodhi Estate.
Hometown Productions is bringing a unique concept for music enthusiasts by recreating the bygone era of the music that once resonated in havelis — the sprawling abodes of zamindars and rich.
Khartal player Dewo Khan, Odissi dancer Arushi Mudgal, sitarist brothers Rafique and Shafique Khan and others will be among the 13 artists who will perform to bring back the forgotten memories of the havelis.
6.30 pm onwards, July 19, Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House.
World cuisines in town
Good news for food and wine connoisseurs. A new cafe named Elf Cafe Lounge has come to town. It brings together speciality cuisines from across the world. Try a soup from Scotland, salad from Turkey, appetiser from Spain, or a dessert from France.
Some of the specialities offered include sea food steak, coriander crusted duck breast, Italian gorgonzola, romesco, shrimp pizza, kebab-e-zafraan and more.
12.30 pm onwards, 26 A, 2nd Floor, Hauz Khas Village.