Events of the week

Mr Tambourine Man

What: With over 600 songs, 36 albums and innumerable awards and accolades, Bob Dylan has undeniably influenced music like no other. In honour of his 77th birthday, Depot 48 is organising a tribute by multiple artistes. Join them for an evening of songs and conversations as artistes belts out acoustic version of his classics followed by a full band show. Sing along, dance and engage with other fans as the performers play out their own renditions of your favourite Dylan songs.
When: May 24 (9–11:45 pm)
Where: Depot 48, Greater Kailash 1

Cinematic gems

What: The 13th edition of the Habitat Film Festival is here. Over 10 days, several national award-winning films and critically acclaimed documentaries will be screened. Apart from panel discussions with
film journalists and post-screening interactions with directors, you also get a chance to attend sessions of master classes with screenwriters and directors like Vishal Bharadwaj, Rakeysh Omprakash and others. The festival will open with Drishtikhone, a Bengali film directed by Kaushik Ganguly.
When: May 17-27 (7:30 pm)
Where: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi


Dog moms and pooches
What: To all the dog moms
in the city, celebrate this Mother’s Day with your barking babies at PoochMate. Join them for a lot of fun activities with your furball along with food and drinks.
When: May 12 (5– 8 pm)
Where: PoochMate, Old MB Road, Lado Sarai, New Delhi

Healing with art

What: Unable to open up and express your problems verbally? Here’s a chance to express yourself through art rather than words. Reboot Wellness brings you a session of art therapy where they will apply techniques of art to identify and address your issues. Let your creativity speak aloud the fears that haunt you. An experienced art therapist will guide you to improve your emotional and mental well-being. You can participate even if you are not an artist.
When: May 12 (5– 6 pm)
Where: Reboot Wellness, Nathupur Road, DLF Phase 3, Gurugram


Ride and relax

What: You don’t need your bike for this. Delhi Bikers Breakfast Run is back with an event this weekend. Relax and enjoy with fellow bikers over breakfast as the DJ keeps the music pumping.
When: May 12 (5:30–10:30 am)
Where: Ambience Mall Road, Sector 24, Gurgaon

Dark truths

What: Portraying the bitter realities of life, Soch Rangmanch presents ‘The Dark Hour’, an ensemble of two short stories. Inspired by events of everyday life, the first play reflects how at every stage of life all one does is compromise and adjust. The second play will make one rethink relationships and emotions. It shows how old people are secluded at a point in life when they need emotional support the most.
When: May 12 (7 pm)
Where: Lok Kala Manch, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

Celebrating Tagore

What: To celebrate the birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, IIC is hosting ‘Bismillah’. A play in Bengali, it aims to highlight the social evils prevailing in the 19th century.
When: May 13 (6:30 pm)
Where: India International Centre, Lodhi Gardens, New Delhi


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