Of the divine
It’s time to book a ticket to Thiruvaiyaru, as the eighth edition of the annual Festival of Sacred Music is almost here. Organised by the Prakriti Foundation, it will have performances by singer Nityashree Mahadevan, classical singer Mukundraj Maharaj and Aditya Prakash, the award-winning US-born Carnatic vocalist. February 26-28, at 7 pm. Details: 8754415362
Author Ira Trivedi has come out with her latest work, Gumrah: 11 Short Teen Crime Stories. Based on the tele-series by the same name, all the stories are based on real-life incidents. The book also features a foreword by Chetan Bhagat. Rs 195. Available at Starmark, Express Avenue. Details: 64550262
Try your hand at something traditional this weekend. Maven Art Academy is conducting an eight-day workshop on Kerala mural painting. Open to everyone above 15 years, the weekend classes begin tomorrow. From 10 am to 12 pm. Rs 3,000 (inclusive of materials).
Afrojack, the Grammy award-winning DJ- producer, is back in India with a five-city tour. Next weekend he will be performing as part of ‘Sunburn Arena with Afrojack’, where you can expect to listen to favourites like Take over control, Give me everything and Spree Wilson. At Confluence Resorts, on February 26, from 4 pm. Rs 2,250 – Rs 15,800. Details: in.bookmyshow.com
Maithree, an organisation that supports children with special needs, is conducting Maithree Musical Nite, to raise funds for education and developmental activities. Catch singers like Haricharan and Shweta Mohan, along with Airtel Super Singers Nikhil Mathew and Srinisha. Sunday, at 6 pm, at the Nehru Indoor Stadium. Rs 500-Rs 5,000. Details: in.bookmyshow.com
In an attempt to highlight artists who’ve not got their due, Sarala’s Art Centre is conducting Savouring the South— an exhibition featuring the works of seven artists from the state, including P Augustine and Jayachandran. Till the end of the month. Paintings from Rs 25,000. Details: 24338691