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Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira is presenting a musical concert ‘Sankranthi Music Festival’ from January 2 to 7 at the Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira, Banashankari II Stage at 5.45 pm. K Gayathri will present a vocal recital on January 2 at the same venue. She will be accompanied by B K Raghu on the violin and C Chaluvaraju on the mridangam. V R Dileep Kumar will be performing on January 3. He will be accompanied by Avaneeshwaram S R Vinu on the violin and Nanjil Arul on the mridangam. For details, call 26710766.

‘Save Earth’ 

 Punaruthana is organising a Save Earth to Save Yourself concert on December 31 and January 1 at 6.30 pm at Gayathri Vihar, Palace Grounds. The performers include Jagjith Singh of Sa Re Ga Ma fame, Shiv Mani, Balabhasker and Laya Taranga. For details, call 42064969.

Playing solo

There will be a Karnataki harmonium solo by C Ramdas on January 2 at 6 pm in Gokhale Institute of Public Affairs, Basavanagudi.

‘Sugama Sangama’

Sri Akhila Havyaka Sabha is organising a Sugama Sangama, a light music programme by Shrikant Kulkarni and the group on January 8 at 5 pm at Havyaka Sabha Bhavana, 101, 11th Cross, 8th Main, Malleswaram.

‘Swagatham Krishna’

ISKCON is organising Swagatham Krishna, a cultural evening of Sri Krishna Kalakshetra on January 1 from 5 pm to 6 pm at ISKCON, Sri Radha Krishna Mandir. M S Sheela will be accompanied by artistes like J K Shridhar on the violin, Amit Nadig on the flute, V Krishna on the mridangam, Pradyumna on the tabla and Krishna on the rhythm pad. For details, call 23471956. 

‘Hridaya Raaga’

Yesudas will perform at Hridaya Raaga-71 on January 12 at Tripuravasini, Palace Grounds, 6 pm onwards. Kannada director Hamsalekha will direct the programme. For details, call 9448352740.   

Veena recital

Prince Rama Varma of Travancore will present a veena concert on January 1 at the Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira, Banashankari II Stage at 5.45 pm. He will be accompanied by Praveen on mridangam and Omkar Rao on the ghatam.



An exhibition of paintings and sculptures will be held till January 9 at Virtuosos Art Gallery, 541, 38th Cross, 10th Main, 5th Block, Jayanagar. Paintings are by Ashwini G K, Bhanumati K L, Govardhan K, Kalidas B Sonar and sculptures are by Basavaraj S Hiregoudar, Natraj M Shilpi and Vishwaradhya S Hiremath.

Rare photos

Tasveer and Magnum Photos, in association with Ganjam, are celebrating 100 years of Hollywood with an exhibition titled, At the Movies — Magnum Ke Tasveer at Sua House, 26/1, Kasturba Road Cross till January 10, between 10 am and 7 pm. Rare photographs of yesteryear stars like Audrey Hepburn, Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean and Elizabeth Taylor will be on display. 


CREATIVE From Timeless Travel.Timeless Travel, a solo exhibition by Anjali Sapra, will be on display at the Mahua Gallery till December 31.

Odissi workshop

Keshava Nrithya Shala is presenting a seven-day intensive odissi workshop by Manasi Raghunandan in Rajajinagar from January 2 to 8. For details, call 9743448300.

Group show

An exhibition of contemporary Indian painting curated by Jasmine Khanna, collected from different artists, established and upcoming titled Commonwealth of Art is on till December 31 at the Gallerie Third Eye near HAL Police Station, next to Logica, Yemlur Main Road, from 10 am to 6 pm.


Duet performance
Nirupama and Akshatha will perform during Yuva Sourabha, a cultural evening organised by the of Department of Kannada and Culture on January 5 at 6.30 pm at Nayana Auditorium, Kannada Bhavana, J C Road.

‘Sai Nrityotsav’

Sai Arts International is organising Sai Nrityotsav-20 on January 1 at 5.30 pm at Seva Sadan Auditorium, 14th Cross, Malleswaram. Divya Venkatesh will perform bharatanatyam while Sarita Misra will perform odissi. Vijay Palaparty and Nalini Prakash will also perform on the occasion.

 ‘Nritya Vaibhava’

Ananya is holding Nritya Vaibhava-5 on January 2, 6 pm at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Nritya Vaibhava is a celebration of the grandeur of dance and showcases the skill and proficiency of established dancers and dance teachers. Nritya Vaibhava-5 is a special series presenting non-resident Indian dancers while they are in India during the season to accomplish their passion. The participating artistes are Chandrika Srinivas, Janaki Rangarajan and Navia Natarajan. For details, call 9980991110.

Synchronised moves

Ashish Mohan Khokar is organising a dance discourse on December 30 at 6 pm at Alliance Francaise. Twelve male dancers will perform in classical and non classical style.


‘Heegadre Hege’

ENTERTAINING A scene from Heegadre Hege.Kriyative Theatre is staging the Kannada play Heegadre Hege on December 30 at 7.30 pm at Ranga Shankara. The play is a comedy, based on the writings of T Sunandamma. It is scripted by K Y Narayana Swamy and directed by Pramod Shiggaon. For details, call 9620604479.

Two plays

Indian Ensemble is staging an English play, Harlesden High Street on January 7 at  7.30 pm and January 9 at 3.30 and 7.30 pm at Ranga Shankara. There will also be a play in Hindi titled, Treadmill on January 8 at 7.30 pm at the same venue. The English play is written by Abhishek Majumdar and directed by Neel Chaudhuri and the Hindi play is written by Sandeep Shikhar and directed by Abhishek Majumdar. For details, call 9902874218.


Craft world

The Central Cottage Industries Emporium (CCIE) is hosting an exhibition of crafts from all over the country at Safina Plaza till January 2, from 10 am to 8 pm.

German courses

The Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan is offering regular weekday German Language Courses from January 4 and weekend German language courses from January 8. These courses are designed according to the Common European Framework of reference for languages. The courses are conducted in a learner-friendly ambience by highly qualified, trained teachers, using the latest interactive teaching methods and state-of-the-art equipment. For details, call 25205305/06/07/08.


Sri Surabharathi Sanskrit And Cultural Foundation is presenting Maargasheershothsav 2010, an array of cultural programmes till January 14 at Jagadguru Bharathi Teertha Sabhaa Mantapam, 3rd Cross, HRBR Layout. For details, call 25475833.


A talk on the book Let's celebrate! Follow the Hindu Moon by Soumya Sitaraman will be held on January 7, 6.30 pm at the Bangalore International Centre Auditorium, TERI Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage. For details, call 9886599675.

Endowment talk

The Indian Institute of World Culture is organising the L S Venkaji Rao Endowment Talk on the topic Some Reflections on Nature Of Human Nature by M G Narasimhan, associate professor, School of Humanities, NIAS. The event will be held on January 2, 6.15 pm, at No. 6, Shri B P Wadia Road, Basavanagudi. 

Film week

Bangalore International Centre is organising a film week titled, Travelling Film South Asia (TFSA) from January 10 to 14.

Among the films that will be screened are Afghan Girls Can Kick, The Battle for Pakistan, Mayomi, Out of Thin Air, Saamam from 6 pm at the Centre’s auditorium at TERI Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage.  

Annual Day

Natyadharmi Nrutya Kalamandir Trust is organising the school annual day on December 31, 3 pm at Cubbon Park, Jawaharlal Nehru Bal Bhavan.

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