Tuesday, February 28

European Union Film Festival 2006

Date: 3rd to 10th March in Delhi

Programme Schedule: Click here for schedule. Synopsis of films here.

Time: 12:00pm, 15:00pm, 18:00pm and 21:00pm

Venue: Siri Fort Auditorium, August Kranti Marg

Tickets/Passes: Entry free, on a First Come First Serve Basis

Note: In the past, mobile phones have not been allowed inside Siri Fort Auditorum.

Sunday, February 19

Mirza Bagh: The Play


A play in Hindustani and English

Directed and designed by Sabina Mehta Jaitly

Cast: Jasbir Malik, Ranjit Mathur, Prakash Bhatia, Ramesh Thakur, Tarannum Ahmed, Sunil Gupta, Danish Husain, Mahua Sen, Surabhi Goswami and Manasi Pareek.


March 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2006 at 7.00 p.m


The Shri Ram Centre
Safdar Hashmi Marg
New Delhi

Tickets: Rs. 300, 200, 100, 50.
The Music Shop, Khan Market and Teksons, South Ext-1 from Feb. 20
Also at The Shri Ram Centre on performance days from 4.00 p.m onwards

For performance related enquiries, call 9810154393

Saturday, February 18

Play by Bahroop (theatre group)

The latest stage-production of Bahroop, B-3, written by Shahid Anwar and directed by Suman Kumar, is the story of a history teacher and his seemingly innocent experiment to explain to his students how Hitler could manage to ‘legitimise’ the systematic murdering of millions of innocent Jews. Lost in the momentum of the experiment, students and teacher both find themselves in situations beyond the reach of history....

Venue: Shri Ram Centre,
Safdar Hashmi Marg, Mandi House, New Delhi

Feb 20th, 2006 (Monday) at 6.30pm.

Entry Free

Contact: 245, Tapti, JNU, New Delhi-67
Tel : 26198981

Friday, February 17

Creativegarh Delhi Offliner - Saturday, 18th February

The next Offliner in Delhi of the Creativegarh community is planned for Saturday, the18th of February 2006, 645 pm onwards.

The Venue: Cha Bar, Oxford Bookstore, Statesman House, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi 110001.

Topic of Discussion: The importance of communication for independent creative professionals.

If you are a Creativegarh member (and even if you arn't) confirm your participation by sending me an email.

And get your friends and colleagues over as well.

Looking forward to a full house.

To join Creativegarh - a worldwide community of creative people, click here.

Thursday, February 16

Great Indian Rock

The 10th Levis Great Indian Rock Festival kicks off on 17th February 2006! It's the biggest rock concert in India.

Venue: Hamsadhwani Open Air Theater, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
Timing: Gates open 4:30pm, show starts: 5pm

Bands performing on 17th
Descant (New Delhi)
Magdalene (Aizawl)
Split (Mumbai)
Joint Family (New Delhi)
--> Headlining bands
Orange Street (Delhi)
El Caco (Norway)
ElCaco won the Best Metal band award this month in the By Alarm awards, the Norwegian equivalent of a grammy

Bands performing on 18th
Cassinis Division (Kolkata)
Demonic Ressurection (Mumbai)
Medusa (Mumbai)
Prestorika (New Delhi)
--> Headlining bands
Zero (Mumbai)

Bands performing on 19th
Acrid Semblance (Delhi)
The Superfuzz (Delhi)
Mantra (Darjeeling)
Nakshatra (Delhi)
-->Headlining bands
No Idea (Chennai)
Freak Kitchen (Sweden)

Tickets priced at 150/- are available at Barista outlets and Levis Stores in Basant Lok, Connaught place, Ansal Plaza, Kamala Nagar, Rajauri garden in Delhi and MGF Mall in Gurgaon and the Center Stage Mall in Noida.

Note: Rumour has it that this years GIR is going to be packed, and passes are likely to be scarce.

Monday, February 6

Bloggers are invited to...

When: Sunday, 19th Feb’2006, 4.30 5 pm Onwards.
Where: Jantar Mantar, Near CP

If you are a blogger, and are in Delhi on the day - please join this edition of offline blogger's meet being called as Delhi Flogger's Meet. For more details see here.

Contact AmitKen at ken[dot]amit[at]gmail.com or call @ 93133-73881.
Hope to see you there. Please spread the word.

Friday, February 3

Theatre Fest, 6-9th Feb (META)

Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards

Date: 6-9th Feb 2006


6th Feb
4pm: Crossings (in English) by Vikram Iyengar at FICCI Auditorium (Free Passes)
7pm: Witness for the Prosecution (In English) by M.Bhaskar at Sri Ram Center (Tickets)

7th Feb
4pm: Rabi'a (in English) by Seema Agrawal and Abhilash Pillai at FICCI Auditorium (Free Passes)
7pm: Sarhad Paar Manto (in Hindi) by Usha Ganguli at Sri Ram Center (Tickets)

8th Feb
4pm: Translations (In English) by Mallika Prasad at IIC (Free Passes)
7pm: Chekov in my Life (in Hindi) by Mushtaq Kak at Sri Ram Center (Tickets)

9th Feb
4pm: Peele Scooterwaala Aadmi (in Hindi) by Manav Kaul at FICCI Auditorium (Free Passes)
7pm: Sammy! (in English) by Lillete Dubey at Sri Ram Center (Tickets)

Note: Both the free passes and tickets (Rs.100/200/300) are available at
  • Teksons Bookshop (South Ex and GK 1)
  • The Music Shop (Khan Market)
  • IIC (Indian International Center)
  • FICCI Auditorium
  • Sri Ram Center
Also, at FICCI only one pass per person is being given. I'd recommend that you try Sri Ram Center, which is in the lane next to FICCI (the one that is currently an exit towards ITO). Else, I have a few passes.