Step out of your house and the world is impatiently running. Everybody is rushing for work and in the back of their mind longing for Fri-yays or Saturdays. Let’s face it, everyone needs a break–whether they find it in music and dance, theatre and plays, clothes (yes, dressing up and love for clothes is an art too), words, books and poetry is a matter of choice. Here are some cool events in Delhi happening around you that could help you escape the monotony of daily life.
1. Bend The Trend – A Pop Up Trunk Show
Number one, it’s happening at The Wishing Chair. Number two, it’s an accessories show! You can totally expect trendy vibes here. The hippest indie Delhi-based brands like Banjaran, Boriya Basta, Below the Belt, Chalk Studio, Go Spiff! and more, are up for grabs at the show.
Date: August 20, Saturday
Time: 12 – 7 PM
Venue: The Wishing Chair, Gurgaon
2. DACH – At The Piano Man Jazz Club
The band DACH, which is half Ukrainian and half Austrian, brings you their unique jazz perception in your own city! All you music lovers, you do not want to miss this. The genres that match with the sounds of the band: Jazz, Eastern Classical and Folk music.
Date: August 21st, Sunday
Venue: The Piano Man Jazz Club
3. Jashn-E-Qalam storytelling – At Greenr Cafe
If you want to escape to the days of timeless Classic Indian Literature and if stories keeps you alive, this is so your thing. Yes, this event would be all about writers like Manto, Ismat Chughai, Harishankar Parsai and dramatic reading & storytelling performances.
Date: August 28th, Sunday
Time: 7 pm- 9:30 pm
Venue: Greenr Cafe, Shahpur Jat, New Delhi
4. The Delhi Book Fair & The Stationery Fair
Books! Bibliophiles and art & stationery enthusiasts, find both your passions in one place. The Stationery fair will have international brands from Japan, Germany, Korea with some exciting offers too. And a book fair needs no description beyond that, really. You know it’ll be a dream come true. Mark your dates!
Date: August 27th- September 4th
Time: 10 am – 8pm
Venue: Pragati Maidan
5. Moteram Ks Satyagrah – A Play by Asmita Theatre Group
Asmita is back with a new play! Known for Arvind Gaur’s direction and the amazing actors he trains for the theatre and acting industry, Asmita will perform a new play ‘Moteram ka Satyagrah’ this Sunday. So for all you theatre, acting, nukkad performers and admirers of the same, here’s your perfect weekend treat!
Date: August 21st, Sunday
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Sri Ram Centre, Mandi House
The second half of August is all set to be a culture-lover’s delight!