Pop Poetic. Take one performance poet and writer and one classically trained singer. Put together they are Sridhar+Thayil, a pop duo formed in 2007, gaining momentum ever since. Get ready for the launch of their album STD.
Where: blueFROG, Delhi
When: 25 April, 10 PM
Interpreter Of Maladies. Imaginary Invalid, Molière’s last play, was a satire on the medical profession. Adapted by Avinash Daniel and set in the 1980s, this is the tale of a hypochondriac on a mission to get his daughter married to a doctor, so his made-up malaise may be treated for free.
Where: Alliance Française, Bengaluru
When: 28 April, 4 PM
The Grand Master. A kathak performance by Pandit Birju Maharaj kicks off the Mudra Dance Festival 2012. As he shares the stage with with Saswati Sen, the striking clap of his soles pays tribute to his Lucknow gharana.
Where: Experimental Theatre (NCPA), Mumbai
When: 26 April, 7 PM
Be The New Girl. Reigning Manic Pixie Dream Girl, Zooey Deschanel’s entertainment site claims to be the destination for “smart, independent and creative females”. Bond with girlfriends all around the world over articles, products, and writing. Boys are welcome, but should check their potty mouths and petty jokes at the portal.