With some big events planned this weekend, there may not be too many events planned but the weekend does have a lot to look forward to. Here is the list of events happening in the city…
[divider ]April 25, Friday[/divider]
Kodály Quartet with pianist Balázs Fülei
The Poona Music Society in association with the Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre at the Balassi Institute, New Delhi, present the Kodály Quartet with Balázs Fülei (piano), Attila Falvay and Erika Tóth (violin), János Fejérvári (viola) and György Éder (cello). They will be performing pieces by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, among others.
When: April 25, Friday and April 26, Saturday
Where: Mazda Hall, Camp, Pune
Time: 7pm onwards
Ultra Bar Night
Groove to the various beats of Funky House, Upper Lounge and Great Commercial Tracks by DJ Durgesh this Ultra Bar Night.
Where: Terttulia, 393, Sanas Corner, Lane No. 5, South Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune
Time: 9pm onwards
Contact: 02026152180, 9890994875, 9604417131
Hrishikesh’s Center for Contemporary Dance along with Max Mueller Bhavan has organised the 6th edition of the Prayatna Film and Dance Festival, 2014. The festival is a celebration of contemporary dance form in India. Hrishikesh Pawar, the festival director, is an acclaimed Kathak and contemporary dancer. The festival will showcase the talents of various selected artists of the institute.
When: April 25, Friday to April 29, Tuesday
Where: Mazda Hall, Camp, Pune
DJ and Bar Night
DJ Sukhi is back to rock the house. Old school retro is the flavour of the night. So get ready for some trippy fun with music, booze and tantalizing food.
The offer for the night:
• Bucket of 6 beers for Rs. 900 (AI)
• Any cocktails at Rs. 250 (AI)
• House wine for Rs. 200 (AI)
Where: Trois Kitchen and Wine Bar, D-10, Central Avenue, Yerawada, Kalyani Nagar, Pune
Time: 8 pm onwards
Sankalp Kala Bazaar 2014
This festive season Sankalp Kala Bazaar 2014 is perfect place to shop for contemporary designer sarees, textiles, handmade personal and home accessories, art stationary, hand embroidered shawls and traditional art work from all over India. The focus of the exhibition is on handmade products by local artisans across the country with strong contemporary design inputs. An impressive showcase of the disappearing Indian art forms, and the immense creativity and skill of their makers. Find a comprehensive slice of India through the hands of skilled craftsmen at the craft exhibition.
Till: May 3, Saturday
Where: Tilak Smarak Mandir, Tilak Road, Sadashiv Peth, Pune
[divider ]April 26, Saturday[/divider]
Marathi Bana, conceptualized as a ’70mm Marathi programme’, and performed by over 125 artists, it uniquely expresses true qualities of Marathi Manoos (man), his work culture, sheer joy of living, etc., in short, it puts forth the Journey of the Culture of Maharashtra. Meant to showcase folk art from across the state, it is well packaged and pitched with the audience in mind. Pulsating to the energy of folk dances and themes, it includes the farmers` lives, the tribal thakars`stories, bhakti sangeet, lavani, tamasha, celebration of various festivals, Koli dance, Burgunda (common sense passed on verbally from one generation to the next), as well as rituals like mangalagaur, gondhal and jogwa. Marathi Bana always leaves the audience spellbound with the unbelievably rich treasure of Marathi culture.
Where: Ganesh Kala Krida Mandir, Swargate, Pune
Time: 6:30 pm onwards
[divider ]April 27, Sunday[/divider]
Art Hop Pune
After the success with Art Hop in Mumbai, the Art Hop comes to Pune to bring to you one power-packed day in Koregoan Park’s 14 most chic locations, including restaurants, bars, art galleries & cafes to explore the works of 50 Indian artists, with music & dance performances from around the world to mesmerize you, as well as over 30 exciting workshops to attend and learn from.
It’s going to be one day in the city when everyone is out to discover, explore and celebrate all kinds of art. It’s going to be a FESTIVAL OF ARTISTIC EXPRESSION!
Where: Westin, High Spirits, Hard Rock Cafe,Oakwood, Malaka Spice, Terttulia, Shisha Cafe, O Hotel, The Cultural Centre, B:Blunt, Mona Lisa’s Art Gallery, Gyaan Adab,1 Lounge, Art Sphere
Time: 12pm to 10pm
Aashadhatil Ek Divas
Centered on Kalidas’ life, this is a three-act play showing the protagonist’s romantic involvement with Mallika. On Kalidas’ journey to achieve greatness he marries another sophisticated woman, Priyangumanjari, leaving Mallika heart-broken. The story moves through different tones, highlighting their relationship while portraying the personal price that both Kalidas and Mallika pay for his decision to achieve greatness.
Where: Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha, Near Shivaji Statue, Karve Road, Kothrud, Pune
Time: 5 pm onwards
Contact: 02025395232, 02025390042
Liverpool vs Chelsea Dream Match
Venue : Toss Sports Lounge, Winners Court, 2nd Floor, Main Lulla Nagar, Pune.
Time: 6:30 pm onwards
Game: Premier League – LFC v CFC
1. All Day Happy Hour – Buy 1 Get 1 Free
2. *Complimentary beer for LFC Fans