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    Beats from Berlin
    February 10 | Goethe Institut
    Save the date for a performance by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra who will be performing at Goethe-Institut today. Conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and accompanied by pianist Daniil Trifonov, the group will begin their performance at around 6.45 pm. At Goethe-Institut Auditorium. Details: 28331314

    Revolution road
    February 10 | Museum Theatre
    The Centre for Film and Drama (CFD) from Bengaluru is hosting Animal Farm, a play adapted from George Orwell’s 1945 novella. The play is based on historical events of the Russian Revolution in 1917 and its aftermath. At Museum Theatre. More on P 15

    Brothers in arms
    February 11 | Forum Vijaya Mall
    Bring some Sufi magic into your weekend as the Wadali Brothers come to town to perform at Forum Vijaya Mall. Puranchand and Pyarelal hail from Amritsar and specialise in Sufi genres like gurbani, kafi, ghazal and bhajan. You can also listen to their music in films like Pinjar, Dhoop, Tanu Weds Manu and Mausam. Tomorrow, 6 pm. Details: 49049000

    China on-screen
    February 13 | Indo Cine Appreciation
    The Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation, in association with the Embassy of the Republic of China, is organising a Chinese film festival next week. The line-up includes movies like Go Away Mr Tumour, Monk Who Comes Down The Mountain, The Witness and Goodbye Mr Loser. 6.15 pm onwards, at the RKV Film and TV Institute in Vadapalani. Details: 28212652

    Shades of romance
    February 15 | Collage
    From gowns and dresses by Swatee Singh and Manish Gupta to flowy garments by Anupama Dayal, this Valentine’s Day exhibition at Collage should not be missed. Other designers in the line-up include Aditya Dugar, who has paired colourful dhotis with tunics, while Manish Gupta plays with a lot of intricate textures. Till February 14. Details: 28291443

    At the movies
    February 10 | SPI Cinemas
    Directed by Subhash Kapoor, this Akshay Kumar-starrer is a sequel to the 2013 hit, Jolly LLB. The State vs Jolly LLB (or simply Jolly LLB 2) revolves around a courtroom encounter between two lawyers, Jagdishwar Mishra (Kumar) and Sachin Mathur (Annu Kapoor). Produced by Fox Star Studios. Details: 42244224

    Blues scale
    February 12 | Mumbai
    The seventh edition of Asia’s largest blues festival, Mahindra Blues Festival, is set to host popular international artistes. With names like Grammy-nominee Shemekia Copeland and Indian sensation Blackstratblues, the fest is going to be a world-class gathering for music aficionados. Tickets from Rs 2,500 on in.bookmyshow.com. Details: mahindrablues.com

    Karna calling
    February 14 | Theatre Nisha
    Rashmi Rathi is a play adapted from Ramdhari Singh Dinkar’s 1952 epic of the same name, which debuted at the Masquerade Solo Festival in 2010. It narrates the story of Karna, the first-born son of Kunti, who fights the Mahabharata war on the Kaurava’s side. Performed by Theatre Nisha and directed by V Balakrishnan, this 80-minute Hindi play will be staged on February 14. 7 pm onwards. At Alliance Française  of Madras. Details: 9677172897

    Celebrating Pondy
    February 16 | Pondicherry
    22 days of plays, performances, talks and other shows — the Pondicherry Heritage Festival enters its third year. The celebrations begin with a bharatanatyam dance-drama performance by Jayashree Narayan’s Salangai Cultural Academy, and will be followed by a talk and photo exhibition today.

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