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Pick of the week

Hindustan Times | ByMalvika Nanda
Mar 26, 2011 12:30 AM IST

Feel ike some old school funk and Rock 'N' Roll? The Pulp Society has actor, theatre enthusiast and musician Imaad Shah at the core. Malvika Nanda writes.

Pulp up the volume

Feel ike some old school funk and Rock 'N' Roll? The Pulp Society has actor, theatre enthusiast and musician Imaad Shah at the core. While thespian Naseeruddin Shah's son plays 'agent provocateur' to the band, other suspects include Jonathan J Paul on the piano, violinist Assel Atageldieva, percussionist Anand Bhagat, drummer Debjyoti Saha, guitarist Lokesh Bakshi and Dusty Ryan on the bass. Besides Shah, the gig will feature other artistes.

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Boogaloo Cafe & Bar, Sartaj Hotel , Green Park, March 26, 7 pm onwards. For details, call 265143021

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Carnatic calling
Good news for Carnatic music aficionados. Dakshinayan will celebrate the fine tonalities of this classical form this evening. Performers include vocalist Sudha Raghunathan, one of the leading artistes of the genre and flautist Shashank. Musicians will perform traditional pieces based on the works of renowned composers. Expect light classical renditions towards the end of the sets.

Shri Sathya Sai International Centre, Lodhi Road. March 26, 6.30 pm onwards. Call: 09223231359

The wonder years

Three hostel mates get off to a bad start in IIT - they mess up the class quiz. While they try to make amends, things only get worse. It takes them a while to realise: If you try and mess with the system, it comes back to mess your life. That is the theme for Chetan Bhagat's novel Five Point Someone. "It is a story about the wonder years of college. We've tried to keep the soul of Chetan's book intact," says director Sunil Vishnu K.

March 27, Epicentre. 5 pm and 8 pm. Call: 9811100153

A taste of Korea
The year 2011 is being celebrated as 'Year of Korea' in India and 'Year of India' in Korea. The 'Hi India! Feel Korea!' fest carries these celebrations forward.

Being hosted by the embassy of the Republic of Korea, the fest begins on Saturday with a big Bibimbab (A dish made by mixing rice with vegetables), symbolising the coming together of Korean and Indian Cultures. Expect instrumental music and Indian folk music played with Korean musical instruments. Plus, get a taste of Korean fashion, gaming and food.

March 26 and 27. Select Citywalk, Saket. Call 42007020

Yesterday as today
Why can't there be a 'contemporary' tag to tribal art? The question asked almost half a century back by Bhopal-based artist J Swaminathan was reiterated last November by Devi Art Foundation's show 'Vernacular in the Contemporary'. Now comes the show's second edition. The last one was titled 'Working'; this one has two sections: 'Working consciously' and 'Working reflectively'.

@ Devi Art, Sector 44, Gurgaon, till June 27. Call 0124-4888177

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