Thursday, June 27, 2013

Events: 27 June- 13 July, 2013



The ladies’ wing of Bengalee Association is organising a painting competition on June 30 at the Bengalee Association, Tagore Cultural Centre, 1/A, Assaye Road, Ulsoor.
The students of nursery to class VIII can participate in this competition. Drawing sheets will be provided to the participants. Participants need to bring in other painting materials. The registration is on at the spot from 9 am to 10 am.


The Majolly Music Trust is offering a music theatre programme at its Whitefield branch for children from five to 15 with focus on singing, acting, dancing, script-writing and song-writing for a production. For details, mail to majollymusictrust­

Kids’ marathon

The Shankara Rotary Children’s Library is organising a marathon for children in the age group of three to 15 on June 30, 8.30 am.

The marathon track will run for 1.5 km, starting from Lalbagh, and along the Vanivalas Road. Various music exhibitions and art competitions are also being organised for the young lot.

Registrations can be done at or on the spot. The entry is free. For details, call 9449345671.

Book release

A book titled ‘Quality and Reliability Engineering: Recent Trends and Future Directions’, which contains a collection of selected papers from the International Conference on Quality and Reliability Engineering, will be released on June 28 at 2 pm at the Platinum Jubilee Auditorium, Indian Statistical Institute, 8th Mile, Mysore Road.
A panel discussion on ‘Quality: The Top Management Perspective’ will also be held at the function.

Talk show

The third edition of Namu Kini’s live talk show for urban Indian women, ‘Conversations with Namu Kini’, presented by the Embassy Group, will be held on June 28, 7 pm at the Taj Westend. Tickets are available on­

‘The Challenge...’

A presentation on ‘The Challenge and Resultant Insights of Taking Gandhi into Mao’s Power Grows Out of the Barrel of a Gun Country’ by former ambassador PA Nazareth, will be held on July 8, 6.30 pm at Bangalore International Centre, Teri Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage.


French treat

The International Music and Arts Society and NCPA, Mumbai will present ‘French Trio Hng’, a western classical chamber music ensemble, on June 28, 7.15 pm at Alliance Francaise.

Tickets are available at Alliance Francaise.        

Lecture demo

Ranjani Fine Arts is holding a lecture-demonstration on ‘The Art of Listening to Classical Music’ by Vidwan G Ravikiran on June 29, 5 pm. The venue is Sobha Lakeview Clubhouse, Bellandur.

‘Harmonium Habba’

Bijapure Harmonium Foundation is presenting the 7th Harmonium Habba on June 30, from 9.30 am  at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.

There will be a Carnatic harmonium solo recital by C Ramdas, Hindustani vocal recital by Bharati Vaishampayan and Hindustani harmonium solo recital by Vasant Kanakapur,Dharwad among other performances.
Vocal concert

A vocal concert by Madhav Iyengar, Anand Vishwanathan (violin) and Sunil Subramanya (mridangam) will be held on June 29, 11.30 am at Iskcon, Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Road.

Soothing strains

Balaji Sangeetha Vidyalaya Trust is presenting a vocal recital by Archana Bennur on July 1, 4 pm at 1749, 33rd Cross, 14th Main, Banashankari Second Stage.
Carnatic notes

A Carnatic music concert by Kalavathy Avadhoot will be held on June 29, 6 pm at Saraswati Nilaya, 41, 14th Cross, near Rajesh Hotel, Vyalikavl.   

‘Barkha Ritu’

As part of Banyan Tree’s Barkha Ritu or the monsoon festival, Rahul Sharma (santoor), Shubankar Banerjee (tabla) and T M Krishna (vocals) will present a recital on June 29, 6.30 pm at Chowdaiah Memorial Hall. The evening will consist of an interesting mix of traditional monsoon ragas, Carnatic music and instrumental fusion mixes for all age groups. Tickets are available on They are also available at KC Das, St Mark’s Road (Phone: 25592021).    

Metal battle

Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan is organising the ‘Wacken Open Air Metal Battle’ on July 6 at Jayamahal Palace Hotel. ‘Sodom’, the legendary German thrash metal trio, will also perform on the same day. For details, call 25205305/06/07.


Comedy night

Harshin Shah Concept is presenting the ‘Cyrus Broacha Comedy Night’ at The Lalit Ashok on June 30 at 7 pm. Cyrus Broacha will entertain Bangaloreans with witty, slapstick, dramatic and cunning humour. The opening act is by Praveen Kumar and Danish Sait. To book your tickets, log on or

‘Romeo and...’
‘Romeo and Juliet – No Strings Attached, a comedy written and directed by Prashanth Nair, will be staged at Jagriti Theatre, Whitefield on June 29, 8 pm and June 30, 3 pm and 6.30 pm.


BFlat, in association with The Polished Bottoms, is presenting ‘Humourously Yours’, an evening of stand-up comedy by Vipul Goyal on June 29, 8.30 pm at BFlat, Indiranagar.
It will be hosted by Praveen Kumar.

‘Beware the...’

Earthian and Bangalore Little Theatre (BLT) will present the play ‘Beware the Man Eating Chicken’ on June 28, 1 pm at Chowdaiah Memorial Hall.

This is a humourous play. Bookings are open from 9 am to 6 pm on weekdays. The play is written by Henry Meyerson and directed by Abhishek S. For details, call 9916343199.

‘Laughter Storm’

PunchTantraa will present ‘Laughter Storm’, a multi-lingual comedy show, on June 30, 6.30 pm at KH Kalasoudha, Ramanjaneya Temple, near BMS College, Hanumanthanagar.

For children

The ‘AHA! International Theatre for Children Fest ‘13’ will be held from July 1 to 13 at Ranga Shankara. The festival will see international and Indian performances for children.

There will also be story-telling sessions by children who are six years and above and theatre tour for children among other things.

The festival will open with ‘Mimi Makes Chamomile Tea for Brumm’, produced by Figurentheater, Switzerland.

 The festival will also stage ‘Small World’ by Circular Theatre, Portugal and ‘Look’ by Imaginary Theatre from Australia.

Tickets (discounted rates for children) are on sale at Tickets will be available at the Ranga Shankara box office also.

Stand-up act

‘Comic No-Mads’ is presenting a stand-up comedy on June 28, 29 and 30, 7 pm. The line-up includes Daniel Fernandes, Rajneesh Kapoor and Sundeep Rao.
On June 28, it will be staged at Opus (Palace Cross), on June 29 at Opus (By The Creek) and on June 30 at Barleyz (Koramangala).

‘Tuesdays with...’

NCPA Productions will present an Akvarious Production of ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’, adapted by Mitch Albom and Jeffrey Hatcher, on June 27 and 28, 8 pm at Jagriti, Whitefield The cast includes Adhaar Khurana, Akash Khurana and Lucky Vakharia. It is directed by Meera Khurana.


Sculptures speak

A solo exhibition of sculptures by Reghu G will be held till July 13, 10.30 am to 6 pm, at Gallery Sumukha.


‘Homelands - A 21st Century Story of Home, Away, And All the Places in Between’, a contemporary art exhibition by Suki Dhanda, will he held from July 6 to August 14 at NGMA, Palace Road. It is curated by Latika Gupta.

Solo expression

Sublime Art Gallery is presenting ‘Soulink-Celebrating Life’, a solo art exhibition by Swati Pasari, till June 29, 11 am to 6 pm, at Sublime Art Gallery, UB City. There will be 26 artworks and five sculptures on display. The collection of works in this series is centered around a common theme of ‘Celebration’.

Acrylic style

‘Palette’, a week-long solo show of acrylics on canvas by Sunil Chandra Pal, is on till June 28 at Gallery G, The Taj West End.

The artists’ works on acrylic on canvas captures a grand narrative of Kolkata on one level and of the human condition on another.


An art show called ‘Ennea’ by Bhagya Ajaikumar is on at Swasti Contemporary Gallery, HCG Towers, Sampangiramnagar till July 12. It showcases nine different art forms like drawing, painting, print-making, photography, collage, sculpture, video, writing and music.

Group work

A group show will be held from June 25 to 29 at Renaissance Gallerie. Paintings by Abhishek Shrivastava, Arpita Dasgupta, Avantika Mathur and Mohammad Samir will be on display.



Aparna Mahabaleshwara, a student of MR Krishnamurthy will perform a bharatanatyam dance recital at Yavanika, Nrupathunga Road on June 28, 6.30 pm.


 Mayuri, a student of Poorna Prajna Education Centre, Indiranagar, will perform her bharatanatyam rangapravesham on June 29, 6 pm at ADA Rangamandira.


Ananya is holding the bharatanatyam arangetram of Divya Ramesh on June 29, 6 pm at Seva Sadan, 4th Main, West Park Road, Malleswaram.


Yakshasinchana is celebrating its fourth anniversary celebrations on June 30, 3.30 pm at ADA Rangamandira. Two rare yakshagana prasangas — Tharmadhwaja Kalaga by Ratnapura Shree Rama and Bhishmotpatti will be presented. Shree Krishnayaji Idagunji, the chande artiste, will be honoured on the occasion.


Prakruthi, a bharatanatyam recital by Aranya Narain, a disciple of MR Krishna Murthy, will be held on June 28, 6.30 pm at ADA Rangamandira, JC Road.

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