‘Mysterious Hues’, an exhibition of paintings by P ShakthiVel and Priya, will be held on January 3 from 11 am to 7 pm at Vermilion House, 78/1, Benson Cross Road, Benson Town. The exhibition is on view till January 11. For details, call 41225830.
Recent works An exhibition of recent works by Prabhavathi Mepp is on at Gallerskye, No. 2 Berlie Street, Langford Town till February 8.
‘The World...’The National Gallery of Modern Art, in collaboration with the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts and Archaeological Survey of India, is hosting an exhibition titled ‘The World of Rock Art’ at NGMA, Manikyavelu Mansion, No. 49 Palace Road till January 3 from 10 am to 5 pm.
‘Symphony’ ‘Symphony’, an exhibition by Thota Tharrani, will be held at the Sublime Galleria till January 13 from 11 am to 8 pm.
‘From organic....’ The NGMA, in collaboration with the Balassi Institute — Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre, is holding an exhibition titled ‘From organic forms to light heart — Selection from the contemporary Hungarian art’ at its premises. The exhibition will be on view till January 12.
Counter Culture presents ‘Mad Orange Fireworks’ on January 4, 9 pm onwards. ‘Mad Orange Fireworks’ is a Bangalore-based rock band featuring Michael Dias on vocals and guitars, Kaushik Kumar on bass and vocals and Deepak Raghu on drums. For details, call 41400793.
Battle time Bangalore Karaoke Championship (BKC) will be held on January 5, 5 pm at the Alliance Francaise. The 14 finalists chosen from the auditions for corporates, karaoke clubs and individuals will be taking the centre stage for the last time this season. The champion will get a chance to record his/her own album at the Soundglitz Studio.
Sankranthi treatSri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira is presenting, ‘Sankranthi Music Festival’ till January 9, 5.45 pm everyday. The venue is Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira Concert Hall, 9th Main Road, Banashankari, 2nd Stage.
The programme will feature performances by Prof K Saraswathi Vidyardhi on vocals and Baluraghuraman on the violin on January 2;Mavaleekara P Subramaniam on vocals, Trivandrum N Sampath on the violin, Palakkadu Mahesh Kumar on mridangam and Udupi Sridhar on ghatam on January 3 and Ashwin Anand on the veena, K U Jayachandra Rao on the mridangam and Dayananda Mohite on ghatam on January 4. The other performances in the festival include shows by vocalist Dr Baby Sreeram, N N Ganesh Kumar on the violin, BR Srinivas on the mridangam and G Omkar Rao on the ghatam on January 5.
B Shivakumar on the veena, along with Anoor Anantha Krishna Sharma on the mridangam and Sukanya Ramgopal on the ghatam, will be performing on January 6 and January 7. It will have performances by vocalist G Srikanth accompanied by R Raghul on the violin, Prof V Krishna on the mridangam and G Guruprasanna on the khanjari. The concert on January 8 will have vocalist K Bhargavi with Vedula Srikiran on the violin and Akshay Anand on the mridangam.
Violinist Anuradha Sridhar, accompanied by H S Sudheendra on the mridangam and S N Narayanamurthy on the ghatam, will perform on January 9. For details, call 7760907939.
Vocal concertMA Narasimhachar Music Foundation is presenting a grand vocal concert on January 7, 6 pm at The Indian Institute of World Culture, B P Wadia Road. The concert will feature Anushree Puttur accompanied by B K Raghu on violin and ASN Swamy on mridangam.
The eighth show of Gaata Rahe Mera Dil will be held on January 4, 6.30 pm at the Chowdaiah Memorial Hall under the theme of Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham.
The songs that will be sung include those from the 1960s and 70s. Some songs of the 80s will be performed as well. For details, call 26578926.
The ‘Karnataka Sangeetha Classical Instrumental Music Concert’ will be held on January 4, 5.30 pm onwards at Snea Bhavan (JTO Hall), 13th Main, 20th Cross, near Balamuri Ganapathi Temple and Allahabad Bank, Sahakarnagar.
Among the musicians who will perform are Varijashree Venugopal on the flute, J K Sridhar on the violin, C Cheluvaraj on the mridangam and C P Vyasa Vittala on the khanjira.