Friday, September 11

Music

Harmony with Shankar Ehsaan Loy

SEL

The hugely popular musical trio performs at Phoenix Marketcity to raise funds for Karunashraya, a cancer hospice.

Where: Phoenix Marketcity, Mahadevapura, Whitefield Main Road, Whitefield

When: 7pm

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Levi’s Presents 501 Friday at The Humming Tree

Head to The Humming Tree to listen to Bombay Basement, Ankur and The Ghalat Family and Nishchay Parekh.

Where: The Humming Tree, 12th Main, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar

When: 8pm

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Su Real ‘Brown Folks’ EP Launch & Flash Hardcor

Su Real’s new EP is a collection of desi bass anthems. The launch is bound to be full of music you can dance the night away to.

When: 9pm

Where: Church Street Social, 46/1 Church Street

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blueFROG Bangalore presents DJ Ivan

Kicking off with an early set by Sahil Madaan, this is a night you know you’ll enjoy with city favourite DJ Ivan.

When: 8.30pm

Where: blueFROG Bangalore, 3 Church Street

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Theatre

God of Carnage – The Hindu Theatre Fest

Based on a French play by actress and playwright Yasmina Reza, God of Carnage is part of the Hindu’s annual Theatre Fest. The plot revolves around what happens when two sets of parents meet after their respective children have had a fight in a park.

Where: Chowdiah Memorial Hall, 16th Cross, G.D. Park Extension, 2nd Main, Malleswaram

When: 7.30pm

Get tickets here.

The Workers’ Bible

A collection of stories from Italian folklore have been refashioned in absurd ways to show the most primal of human behaviour – vengeance, desire, ambition, etc.

Where: Jagriti Theatre: Whitefield Bengaluru, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road

When: 8pm, September 11-12; 3pm and 6.30pm, September 13

Get tickets here.

Dance

Gayatri Sriram performs Mukti Marga

Singapore-based Bharatnatyam dancer Gayatri Sriram, who was trained in the Kalakshetra style and runs the Asian Festival of Classical Dance in Singapore, will perform Mukti Marga {the Path to Liberation} at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.

Where: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 43 Race Course Road

When: 6pm

Contact: 080 22267421

Saturday, September 12

Music

2 Stroke Tour – Bangalore feat. The Ganesh Talkies & Last Remaining Light

Ganesh Talkies

Image via Ganesh Talkies

Groove to Kolkata-based The Ganesh Talkies’ curious yet exhilarating brand of indie-meets-Bollywood dance music, as well as Last Remaining Light, an alternative outfit from Mumbai formed by well-established musicians from the indie scene.

Where: The Humming Tree, 12th Main, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar

When: 9pm

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blueFROG Bangalore presents TERI MIKO

DJ, producer and remixer TERI MIKO takes the stage at blueFROG with her energetic sets. The evening starts off with an early set by Josh Masck and BASSHUNK.

Where: blueFROG Bangalore, 3 Church Street

When: 8.30pm

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Cycling

BOTSWomen Ride

A ride for rookie women cyclists organised by cycling equipment store BumsOnTheSaddle, this is the ideal ride for those who are new to cycling. Participants will cycle at an easy pace of 15-17 km/hour and will cover 22km in total.

Where: BumsOnTheSaddle Jayanagar, 67-11, 8th B Main Road, Jayanagar 4th Block

When: 6.15am

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Food

Le Casse Croûte – French Food Truck Launch

We included this new food truck in our recent list of food trucks in the city, and you can catch them on their first day at their launch. They promise delicious French toasted sandwiches and frites {fries}.

Where: Alliance Française de Bangalore, 108 Thimmiah Road, Vasanth Nagar

When: 1pm-8pm

Find the event on Facebook here.

Storytelling

Narratives of Partition; Partitioned Narratives

A session of stories to make the partition of India in 1947 easier to understand and to engage with the topic, as well as a discussion with a professor of history at Azim Premji University.

Where: Atta Galatta, 134 KHB Colony, 5th Block, Koramangala

When: 5.30pm

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Theatre

The Government Inspector – The Hindu Theatre Fest

An adaptation of the award-winning play by Nicolai Gogol, this production features a play within the play. It’s a satire not only about corruption in a small town, but also about the theatre process itself.

When: 7.30pm

Where: Chowdiah Memorial Hall, 16th Cross, G.D. Park Extension, 2nd Main, Malleswaram

Get tickets here.

Theatre Screening

Adhe Adhure

A filmed screening of Mohan Rakesh’s acclaimed play, you can drive out to this chocolaterie that sometimes doubles as a venue for screenings, to watch Lilette Dubey, Mohan Agashe and Ira Dubey bring the story of a dissatisfied mother and wife to life. If you can’t watch the play live, this is the next best thing.

Where: Jus’Trufs Customised Chocolatiers, 9 Jakkur Main Road

When: 7.30pm, September 12-13

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Art

Galleryske Bangalore Preview – Sheela Gowda

Contemporary artist Sheela Gowda’s first solo exhibition in Bangalore in four years opens this Saturday. Gowda is a painter, sculptor and installation artist most notable for her work with materials like cowdung, kumkum powder and human hair, all of which is inspired by the lives of marginalised people in India.

When: 7pm

Where: Galleryske, 2 Berlie Street {behind Langford Road}

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Fashion

Lifestyle presents Style Circle with Scherezade Shroff and Divya Mayben

Interact with popular fashion bloggers Scherezade Shroff and Divya Mayben, and get a makeover at Lifestyle with their expert style tips.

When: 12pm-4pm

Where: Lifestyle & Home Centre, W-76, Door #1, Campbell Road {corner of Richmond Road}, Austin Town

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Sunday, September 13

Workshop

Airplane Poetry Movement

Airplane poetry

Image via Airplane Poetry Movement

The Airplane Poetry Movement aims at finding the best of slam {or spoken-word} poetry talent and nurturing it. On Sunday, their workshop on the basics of slam poetry will be followed by a competition amongst the participants.

Where: Atta Galatta, 134 KHB Colony, 5th Block, Koramangala

When: 5pm

Contact: Shantanu at +91 9765738023

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Theatre

Samskara

U.R. Ananthamurthy’s classic comes alive on stage in original Kannada this Sunday. Samskara deals with themes such as caste, tradition and morality against the background of a changing world.

Where: Ranga Shankara, 36/2, 8th Cross Road, JP Nagar 2nd Phase\

When: 3.30pm and 7.30pm

Get tickets here.

2 to Tango, 3 to Jive – The Hindu Theatre Festival

Starring film and theatre veteran Saurabh Shukla, this play is about a man going through a mid-life crisis, who is considering having an affair for the first time outside his 22-year-old marriage.

Where: Chowdiah Memorial Hall, 16th Cross, G.D. Park Extension, 2nd Main, Malleswaram

When: 7.30pm

Get tickets here.

Music

blueFROG Bangalore presents Afternoons at the FROG

Spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon at blueFROG, with acoustic sets and singer-songwriter performances.

Where: blueFROG Bangalore, 3 Church Street

When: 2pm-4pm

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blueFROG Bangalore presents Aabha Hanjura & Sufistication

Sufi folk artist Aabha Hanjura was one of the youngest finalists on Indian Idol. With her band, Sufistication, she’s bringing Sufi music from her native Kashmir to us in the city.

Where: blueFROG Bangalore, 3 Church Street

When: 9pm

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Food walk

Make Heritage Fun – Bangalore

Join GoUNESCO and Make Heritage Fun for a heritage food walk in Basavanagudi this Sunday. The stops are Vidyarthi Bhavan, established in 1943, Mahalakshmi Tiffin Rooms, which has been around since 1926, and Butter Sponge bakery, run by descendants of the legendary BB Bakery, which was set up in 1898.

Where: The walk starts at Vidyarthi Bhavan, 32 Gandhi Bazaar Main Road, Basavanagudi

When: 10am

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Comedy

The Pun-dits in Bengaluru: Good Ol’ Chennai Jokes by Madrasis

An evening of laughs if you’re from Chennai or have friends from the city, brought to you by the newest group of stand-up comedians to come out of the theatre and comedy scene there. This is their second outing in Bangalore.

Where: Rangoli – Metro Art Centre, MG Road Boulevard, beside MG Road metro station.

When: 7.30-9.30pm

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