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It’s time for Gulzar fans to rejoice. A four-day festival celebrating the work of the poet and lyricist will be held in the city later this month.

music Updated: Jun 08, 2012 23:25 IST

Ode to a popular poet

It’s time for Gulzar fans to rejoice. A four-day festival celebrating the work of the poet and lyricist will be held in the city later this month. Entitled ‘Mera Kuch Samaan - Celebrating Gulzar Season - 2’, the event will feature three plays with poems and stories written by Gulzar and performances by actors like Atul Kulkarni, Lubna Salim and Jamil Khan. The last day includes a conversation with the poet.

Schedule: June 20 - Kharaashein; June 21 - Sunte Ho; June 22 - Arre! O Henry; June 23 - Rubaru (Salim Arif in conversation with Gulzar followed by a poetry recitation), Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg; For tickets call 9818180422 / 23414666


Up to hanky-panky!

Tickle your funny bone with Black Dog Easy Evenings where stand-up comedian Sorabh Pant, also known as @hankypanty on twitter, goes all out to make you laugh with his no-holds-barred brand of comedy. A star on the circuit, Pant’s quick wit and wicked sense of humour spares no one. The Mumbai-based artist will be doing a performance in celebration of his debut novel The Wednesday Soul. This will be followed by some uncensored, rip-roaring comedy.

08:30 pm onwards, June 10; SHROOM Night Club, 3rd Floor, The Crescent, Lado Sarai, Meherauli, New Delhi


Feminist funny bone

Zubaan Books continues its Zubaan Talkies (ZT) series with an evening of feminist stand-up comedy called, quite aptly, Why Did The Feminist Cross The Road? The fifth in the ongoing series held on the second Thursday of every month, ZT aims to be a platform for nurturing feminist thought across various disciplines. The idea is to encourage those outside the movement to participate and learn about issues concerning women. Each ZT is a curated event and features screenings, performance art, discussions, readings, stand-up comedy acts and workshops, among other things.

6.30 pm, June 14, The Attic, 36, Regal Building, Connaught Place, 23746050