Kala Darshan in association with Vadhini Indian Arts Academy and the Consulate General of India Cape Town presents Taal Chakra – The Rhythm of Life on Saturday May 7 at the Joseph Stone Auditorium in Athlone, at 6pm. Featuring Dr Kanada Narhari on sitar; Shri Revash Maharaj on tabla and Kathak dancer Shri Manesh Maharaj, the show explores the beauty of rhythm and raga. Tickets cost R70. Call 082 577 1555 for details. There will also be a free open lecture demonstration on Sunday May 8, at Starling Primary School, in Rylands, Athlone,at 10.30am, by the artists in which they will analyse the performance, providing insight into the work and its conceptualisation together with a question and answer session.