Monday, September 28

Music

Swar Sandhya – Legacy of the Patiala Gharana

This Hindustani vocal performance features Swyamduti Majumder, an experienced singer who has been trained in the Patiala Gharana. She will be accompanied by Sumith Naik on the tabla and Madhusudhan Bhat on the harmonium.

Where: Bangalore International Centre TERI Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage

When: 6.30pm

Contact: +91 9886599675 

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Lil Red and the Roosters

The French blues band performs this gig as part of their four-city India tour. Check out a sample of their work below.

Where: Indigo Live Music Bar, 5th Floor, 71/72, Jyoti Nivas College Road, 6th Block Koramangala

When: 9.30pm

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Tuesday, September 29

Film Screening

Sustainable Table: What’s on Your Plate?

Continuing with their extended programme of screening films based on the themes of food and sustainability, Khula Manch organises this screening of the documentary Sustainable Table, produced and directed by Mischa Hedges.

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Image via Sustainable Table.

Where: NUMA {Formerly known as Cobalt}, 5th Floor, 46/1, Church Street

When: 7pm

Contact: +91 9741188993

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Dance

Kuchipudi Duet

The Kuchipudi Parampara Foundation presents a duet by Deepa Sashindran and Rekha Satish.

Where: Jagriti Theatre, Varthur Rd, Near Adarsh Palm Meadows, Ramagondanahalli, Whitefield

When: 8pm

Contact: 080 41242879

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Book Launch

Until The Lions

As part of The Park’s New Festival, Karthika Nair launches her retelling of the Mahabharata, Until the Lions. She will be in conversation with Arshia Sattar at the event.

Where: Oxford Book Store, The Park, 14/7 MG Road

When: 6.30pm

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Wednesday, September 30

Talk

MaathuKathe: Nilanjan P Choudhury

Nilanjan P Choudhury reads from his latest detective book, The Case of the Secretive Sister. Entry is free.

Where: India Foundation for the Arts, Apoorva Building, 259, RMV 2nd Stage 2nd Block

When: 7pm

Contact: 080 23414681

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Dance

Torobaka

Akram Khan and Israel Galvan draw from Indian kathak and Spanish flamenco in this performance, held as part of The Park’s New Festival.

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Source: Akram Khan

Where: Chowdiah Memorial Hall, GD Park Extension, Vyalikaval

When: 7.30pm

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Thursday, October 1

Film Screening

A World Not Ours

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This screening, held in collaboration with the Dharamshala International Film Festival 2015, features an intimate portrait of three generations of Lebanese refugees.

Where: Bangalore International Centre TERI Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage

When: 6pm

Contact: +91 9886599675

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Friday, October 2

Festival

Under the Stars 2015

At this all-night sleep-out, you can expect band performances, storytelling, food stalls, and more. Proceeds go to charities working with the homeless.

Where: Indiranagar Club, 9th Main, 4th Cross Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Indira Nagar

When: 6pm onwards

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Talk and film screening

Drawing parallels between the Tibetan struggle for freedom and Gandhian values, this event hopes to generate awareness about the Tibetan story. Entry is free.

Where: Tibetan Youth Hostel, No 7, SR Garden, Srinivagilu, Koramangala 4th block

When: 5.30pm

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Workshop

Make your own Solar Lamps

The Swiss startup LED Safari leads a workshop that will help participants make low-cost solar lamps.

Where: SwissNex India, 26, Rest House Crescent Road

When: 10.30am

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Shopping

Claytopia Craft Carnival

The popular cafe and activity centre hosts a day showcasing crafts such as handmade jewellery, planters, custom-made stationery, and more. You can also expect tarot card readings and live music.

Where: Bistro Claytopia, 11, 80 Feet Main Road, SBI Colony, Koramangala 3rd Block

When: 12pm

Contact: 080 64350526

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Saturday, October 3

Festival

Halli Habba

Rural traditions of states such as Rajasthan, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and more are on display at this two-day-long festival. Also on offer are food, games and arts with a rural theme. The event continues on Sunday October 4.

Where: Freedom Park, Palace Road/Ramachandra Road, Gandhi Nagar

When: 10am

Contact: Email vidyaranyablore@gmail.com, or call +91 8867476221.

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Ballet

The Spectacular Circus

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Source: Lewis Foundation

This evening promises to immerse you in the world of the circus, complete with ring master, lions, jokers, fire-eaters, and more.

Where: Auditorium, Jyoti Nivas College, Hosur Road, Koramangala Industrial Layout, Koramangala

When: 5.45pm

Contact: For passes, contact Sheela at 9845280377 between 10am and 2.30pm.

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Talk

After Hours #04: Swaminathan Gopalan

Swaminathan Gopalan, a teacher at The Valley School since 1982, speaks about Eating Wisely and Well.

Where: Co.lab, Domlur Layout, Off Intermediate Ring Road, Domlur

When: 4pm 

Price: INR 100 for entry

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Sunday, October 4

Conference

TedxBangalore2015 – All or Nothing

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The independently organised TED event features speakers such as spaceship designer Susmita Mohanty, and Yonatan Raz-Fridman, founder of Kano, “the computer anyone can make.” Check out our first-look here.

Where: MLR Convention Centre, Dyvasandra Industrial Layout Mahadevapura, Whitefield

When: 9am

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Image credit: The Lewis Foundation