Friday, November 4

Dance

Adhyaya 2016

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Skip the parties and head out, this Friday, to experience a festival that celebrates the essence of dance. City-based Indian contemporary dance company, Nritarutya is out with another edition of their dance festival, Adhyaya, which has dancers, Arushi Mudgal {known for Odissi dance style} and Vishwakiran Nambi taking over the stage with their performances. Read more about it here.

Where: ADA Ranga Mandira, 109, JC Road

Price: Free entry for performance

Timings: 6.30pm onwards

Contact: +91 9916072270

Find the event on Facebook here.

Music

DJ Jean Du Voyage

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Get set for a lively weekend and dance away to some techno beats,  courtesy French DJ and turntablist Jean du Voyage. Often described as eclectic and precise, his works are apparently influenced by the numerous cultures of the world. We’re hoping to catch him playing tracks from his debut album, Mantra, considered an authentic piece of art which echoes “openness to the multiculturalism of our world”.

Where: BlueFrog, 3, Church Street

Price: INR 300 {General Public}, INR 150 {students and members of Alliance Francaise de Bangalore}

Timings: 9pm onwards

Contact: 080 69999549

Find the event on Facebook here.

Saturday, November 5

Sports

Neymar Jr’s 5-a- side Football Tournament

Neymar Jr’s Five {a unique five-a-side tournament} is all set to leave the city’s die-hard football fans spellbound with the Bangalore Qualifiers match. Teams will be seen battling it out to secure a place in the national finals to be held in Mumbai, prior to the world finale to be held in Brazil. Registration is free and as good as that sounds, the tournament carries a twist to it — every time a goal is scored against a team, they lose a player. The quickest team to eliminate all the players from its opposition will be crowned as winners. Who’s in?

When: Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6

Where: 75, Central Jail Road, Opposite Silverwood Regency Apartments, Kasavanahalli

Price: Free registration

Timings: 8am-6pm

Contact: +91 8095046753

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Literature

Lit. Up 2016

Good news is headed your way if you consider yourself one among Bangalore’s aspiring literati or booklovers. Lit.Up is a daylong event for you to interact with other wishful poets, writers and artists from across town. Apart from book exchanges and open mic sessions,  there will also be panel discussions featuring speakers from different fields, like CK Meena {city-based journalist and author} and Rishii Rohra {city-based musician}. But the highlight of the event would be the workshop by Anuj Gosalia, founder of Terribly Tiny Tales {an online community that focuses on short stories}. Plus, beat boxing, performances and stand up comedy are on the cards.

Where: Institution Of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, 1st Cross Road, Bellary Road, Ganganagar

Price: INR 1,000

Timings: 10 am onwards

Contact: +91 9823031194

Buy tickets for the event here.

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Sunday, November 6

Shopping

Kitsch Mandi

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Worried what to do after your lazy Sunday brunch? Head to Kitsch Mandi’s November edition, set in a more beautiful and greener location. While the expansive lawn surrounded by trees is reason enough to check it out, the flea market has brands offering everything from beach casuals and handmade artisan soaps to vintage sunglasses and Kohlapuri footwear. Look out for the Junta art market to score affordable art before you sign up for workshops or turn to the food stalls. Oh, and upbeat electronica and folk pop, all under the stars! Read more about it here.

Where: Temple Tree, Sahakar Nagar

Price: INR 200

Timings: Noon-10pm

Contact: +91 9632760818

Buy tickets for the event here.

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