Tuesday, May 22

An Odyssey with Lens

a solo photography exhibition by Shamim Akhtar

A glimpse of his journey from Lakshadweep to Laddakh via Delhi.

When: 28th May 2007 to 30th May 2007, from 11am to 7pm,
Where: Convention centre, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

for details contact Shamim on 9873476655.

Wednesday, May 16

Gigs in May

Half Step Down
Date: May 17
Time: 8pm
Venue: Cafe Morrison (South Ex)
Entry: ??

The Superfuzz and Hypnosis
Date: 20th May, Sunday
Time: 8pm Onwards
Venue: Piccadelhi, Delhi
Entry: Free Entry

Date: 26th May (Saturday)
Venue: Kamani Auditorium, Delhi
Time: 8:00 pm. (SHARP!)
Entry: By invitation - (mail music AT prospectam.com)

all details from Gigpad

Tuesday, May 15


Venue: India Habitat Center, Lodhi Road.
Entry: Passes available at the Programme Desk exclusively from May 16. (Free?...not sure)

22nd May
6.30pm: 'Nayi Neralu' (The Shadow Of The Dog)Kannada/135 mins) by Girish Kasaravalli
9:00pm: 'Adieu' (Assamese/91 mins) by Arup Manna
23rd May
6:30pm: 'Aadum Koothu' (Tamil) by T.V. Chandran
8:30pm: 'Mane' (Kannada/105 mins) by Girish Kasaravalli
24th May
6:30pm: 'Atheetham' (Malayalam/90 mins) by Devan Nair
8:30pm: 'Hope' ( Telugu/90 mins) by K.Satish
25th May
6:30pm: 'Cyanide' (Kannada/105 mins) by A.M.R.Ramesh
9:00pm: 'Restaurant' (Marathi/140 mins) by Sachin Kundalkar
26th May
11.00am: 'Veyil' (Tamil/120 mins) by G.Vasantabalan
3:00pm: 'Sonam' (Mohpa(Arunachali) 120 mins) by Ahsan Muzid
6:00pm: 'Anuranan' ( Bengali/113 mins) by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury
8:00pm: 'Dweepa' (Kannada/2002/120 mins) by Girish Kasaravalli
27th May
3:00pm: 'Shevri' (Marathi/104 mins) by Gajendra Ahira
5:00pm: 'Thayisaheba' (Kannada/120 mins) by Girish Kasaravalli
7:30pm: 'The Bong Connection' ( Bengali - English/138 mins) by Anjan Dutt

Thursday, May 10

British Council "Open Baithak"

When: 18 May 2007, 6.30-8.30 pm
Where: The Attic, 36 Regal Building, Connaught Place (see theatticdelhi.org)
Entry: To sign up, email openbaithak AT gmail.com or show up at the OpenBaithak.

Rules of participation (though you can choose to just be a part of the audience):

1. You get 7-8 mins on the mike. A bell will signal when your time is up.
2. Bring new material at every Open Baithak. You can perform the same material twice max, if you wish to try it in a different way.
3. You can bring poems or prose readings in any language.

About: Open Baithak is an extension of the 'Spoken Word' Series organized by the British Council earlier this year. Open Baithak allows poet performers a space to experiment with words, enjoy them, delight in them and do risky and innovative things with them. A space where poet performers coming from different linguistic, literary and oral traditions can find and learn from each other. A space where new poets can try out their verses and voices.

The first five sessions of Open Baithak are being sponsored by the British Council Delhi. Come to participate, or as audience to good poetry and to daring, dazzling performances.

Tuesday, May 8

Pecha Kucha New Delhi #3 - "MAPPING THE CITY"

PKND3 zoomDate: 10 May 2007
Time: Doors Open at 1900 hrs; Presentations begin at 20:20 Hrs.
Venue: British Council Division, (Auditorium & the Charbagh Lawns), 17,
Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 100001

Pecha Kucha (chit-chat in Japanese) in essence is about presenting work/activities in an informal setting. The concept is simple: each talker will show 20 slides, with 20 seconds per slide. The total presentation time is 6 minutes 40 seconds. It's design karaoke!

Confirm your attendance by emailing pechakucha AT cks DOT in