Friday, July 15

Music

Dimensions Festival Launch Party 

Giving you a dose of the Dimensions Festival {an underground electronic music festival in Croatia} right here in town, The Humming Tree, Krunk and Dimensions Soundsystem {a group of DJs who are linked to the fest’s foundation} come together for a launch party. With everything from jazz and techno to house and hip-hop on the cards, this one’s worth bookmarking.

Where: The Humming Tree, 949, 12th Main Road, Doopanahalli, Indiranagar

Price: INR 300 {Entry charge}

Timings: 8pm onwards

Contact: +91 9886618386

Find the event on Facebook here.

Saturday, July 16

Festival

Kahalam – A Food & Music Festival 

Photo Source: Kappa Chakka Kandhari

Photo Source: Kappa Chakka Kandhari

A two-day fundraiser event that marks the Golden Jubilee Year celebrations of St. Mary’s Valyapalli Church {Jalahalli}, Kahalam has musical performances by Kerala-based singers, MG Sreekumar and Ranjini Jose. But that’s not all. Much to our delight, they also have a food festival with over 101 authentic Kerala dishes, courtesy Kappa Chakka Kandhari {a food venture that specialises in the region’s cuisine}! So, go ahead and load up on delights like Syrian Beef Fry and Kappa Biryani along with plenty of fishy treats. Read more about the dishes you need to try out here.

When: Saturday and Sunday, July 16-17

Where: Manpho Convention Centre, 91/4, Veeranna Palya, Nagawara Ring Road, Opposite BEL Corporate Office, Nagavara

Price: INR 500 upwards {entry to the food festival is free}

Timings: 10am – 10pm

Contact: +91 9840703111

Buy tickets for the event here.

Find the event on Facebook here and here.

Dance

India International Dance Congress 

Photo Source: India International Dance Congress - IIDC

Photo Source: India International Dance Congress – IIDC

Dance enthusiasts, this one’s for you! Touted to be one of the biggest dance festivals in Asia, the India International Dance Congress {organised by the city-based Latino Rhythms Dance Academy} is back for its fifth edition. Bringing together a lineup of over 35 international artistes, the event has Latin dancers as well as artistes of other dance forms. Apart from the Asia-level dance competition on the opening day {the winner will represent Asia at the World Salsa Summit 2017 at USA}, there are workshops, performances and themed parties to look out for. Read more about the artistes to check out here.

When: Saturday and Sunday, July 16-17

Where: Clarks Exotica Resort, Swiss Town, Hollywood Junction, Sadahalli Post, Devanahalli Road

Price: INR 2,500 upwards {available at the venue}

Timings: 10am onwards

Contact: +91 9845433370

Check out their website here for the entire schedule and further details.

Sunday, July 17

Theatre

AHA! International Theatre Fest For Children 

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Let your little ones get a dose of drama this weekend with Oopicassoo, a colourful fantasy play to be performed as part of Ranga Shankara’s AHA! International Theatre Fest For Children. Directed and produced by the German theatre group, Theatre for Young Audiences in Muenster, the performance revolves around two actors who discover the world of colours and explore the art of painting. Expect plenty of vibrant shades onstage!

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

Price: INR 200

Timings: 7.30pm

Contact: 080 26493982

Buy tickets for the play here.

Find the event on Facebook here.

Poetry

Gothic Poems In July 

Whether you choose to read your favourite poems, share ones you’ve written or listen to works by fellow poets, Gothic poems take centrestage at this reading session. Add to that the opportunity to connect with like-minded poetry enthusiasts in the beautiful setting of Cubbon Park, and it couldn’t get any better! Read more about it here.

Where: Cubbon Park, Behind High Court, Ambedkar Veedhi {right across the Press Club near the gazebo}

Price: Free

Timings: 11am – 1pm

Find the event on Facebook here.