Monday, September 21

Books

Music and Musicians of Bangalore & Mysore

Anand Sirur’s book records the history of the musicians of Bangalore and Mysore, and will be launched at this event.

Anand Sirur Music in Bangalore

Image via Alliance Francaise Bangalore.

Where: Alliance Francaise Bangalore, 108, Thimmaiah Road, Opposite U.N. I Building, Vasant Nagar

When: 6.30pm

Contact: 080 40808181

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Tuesday, September 22

Film Screening

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

Fat Sick and Nearly Dead

Image via Fat Sick and Nearly Dead.

As part of Khula Manch’s ongoing programme of screenings, this film follows the dramatic journey of Joe Cross, who hits the road in search of health.

Where: NUMA Bangalore (formerly Cobalt), 5th Floor, 46/1, Church Street

When: 7pm

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Wednesday, September 23

Talk

The Secrets of Bengaluru’s Lakes

Lakes in Bangalore

Image via Nikkul/Flickr; CC-BY-2.0

Hita Unnikrishnan explores the histories of the city’s lakes and ties them into the communities dependent on the lakes for survival.

Where: Fields of View, 1915, 18th A Main, 5th Cross, JP Nagar II Phase

When: 5.30pm

Contact: Email info@fieldsofview.in to RSVP, or visit @fovlabs on Twitter.

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Thursday, September 24

Film Screening

Selected Shorts by Shamiana

Four short films, selected by the country’s best club for the genre, Shamiana. The evening includes films from the UAE and Spain, and concludes with a short discussion.

Naseeruddin Shah in Int-Cafe-Night, one of the films being screened on the day.

Naseeruddin Shah in Int-Cafe-Night, one of the films being screened on the day.

Image via The Humming Tree.

Where: The Humming Tree, 949, 12th Main Road, Indira Nagar

When: 7.30pm

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Film Screening

Professional: Documentarist

As part of Doc@Everest, the monthly documentary film screening at Everest theatre, this doc traces the personal and professional journey of seven women filmmakers in Iran. The film, shot diary style, raises issues such as personal and creative freedom.

Where: Everest Talkies, Frazer Town

When: 7pm

Passes available at venue. Donations welcome.  

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Music

Solder 

One of Bangalore’s well-established funk-rock bands, Solder are known for playing high-energy gigs. Entry is free.

Where: blueFROG, 3 Church Street

When: 9pm

Contact: 080 69999549

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Complimentary Bake Tastings

cafe of joy

German-style bakery, Cafe of Joy has just turned two and to celebrate, owner Joy Basu is offering an open house complimentary tastings of her in-house signature baked goods today and tomorrow.

Where: No 8, Siddhapura, Varthur Main Road, Whitefield

When: September 24-25, 11am-2pm

Contact: +91 9886329015

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Friday, September 25

Food and Drinks

Coffee Santhe 2015

Coffee in Bangalore

Organised by the India chapter of the Women’s Coffee Alliance, this weekend-long festival is dedicated to the skill and craft of women in coffee. Attractions include coffee tastings, competitions, and food stalls. Prepare for delicious overcaffeination.

Where: Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, 1, Art Complex, Kumara Krupa Road

When: 11.30am-7pm, till Sunday, September 27

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Theatre

BOAT – A Short Play Festival

That stands for Bangalore One-Act Theatre, in case you were wondering, and that’s exactly what this evening is dedicated to. The event also takes place on Oct 4-5.

Theatre in Bangalore

Where: Cathedral High Auditorium, 63, Richmond Road

When: 6pm-8pm

Contact:  +91 8105832401

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Music 

Bevar Sea “Invoke The Bizarre” Indian Release Party

The Bangalore-based “stoner doom” band are ready with their second album, and play it in its entirety at this gig to  celebrate. Entry is free.

Where: Canvas by SALT, 618, 3rd Floor, 12th Main road, Indira Nagar

When: 7pm

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Saturday, September 26

Music 

Vans Live Nights 

A long line-up of bands plays at this event, including FuzzCulture from Delhi, Awkward Bong from Mumbai, and ViceVersa from Mumbai/Bangalore.

Where: Canvas by SALT, 618, 3rd Floor, 12th Main road, Indira Nagar

When: 9pm

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Theatre

Bangalore Expresso

Our varied associations with Bangalore are explored in this evening.

Where: Rangasthala Auditorium, MG Road Boulevard

When: 6pm-7.15pm and 8pm-9.15pm

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Sunday, September 27

Music 

Philharmonic Orchestra and Qawwali

As part of the Bengaluru International Arts Festival, this evening features a Brazilian orchestra and a Qawwali troupe.

Where: Chowdiah Memorial Hall, GD Park Extension, Vyalikaval

When: 6.30pm

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