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Fine footwork

Sheela Ramanath will be present a Bharatanatyam recital at JSS Auditorium, 8th Block, Jayanagar, on July 19 at 6 pm.

Myriad colours
The 32nd anniversary of Natya Niketan will be held at the Ravindra Kalakshetra on July 17 at 6.15 pm. The programme includes Bharatanatyam group recitals called Nrithya Mala.

Margama, a performance by the Mudrika ensemble, will be presented on July 19, 6 pm at the Seva Sedan, 14th Cross, Malleswaram.

‘Nrithya Vaibhava’
As part of the ‘Nrithya Vaibhava 3’ Dance Festival, Sharmila Mukherjee will be presenting a performance of classical Odissi dance on July 25 at 6.30 pm. The venue is Seva Sadan, 14th Cross, Malleswaram.


Figures speak
An exhibition of line drawings called Fig 1 by Mariam Suhail is on display at Gallery Ske till July 27.

Bengal After All’
A group exhibition called Is it All Bengal After All? will be held from July 19 to July 31 at Gallery Blue Spade, Chancery Hotel, Lavelle Road. The timing is 11 am to 7pm. It’s a show comprising works of Bengal artists.

Young artists
Mahua -The Art Gallery, in collaboration with the H K Kejriwal Foundation, is presenting Young Artists Award 2008 to four young artists from Shantiniketan, Baroda, Kerala and Bangalore.
   The exhibition of their works will be on display from July 18 to 31. The venue is Mahua -The Art Gallery, 344/8, 1st Floor, (above Vijaya Bank), IV Main Road, Sadashivanagar.

In focus
Crimson - The Art Resource is holding an exhibition titled In Focus: Contemporary Indian Photography till July 25.
     The exhibition will showcase works by six art-photographers — Atul Bhalla, Gigi Scaria, Preeti Sood, Rachel Immanuel, Shankar Natarajan and Vivek Vilasini.

Magnitude Gallery, located at 3rd Block Jayanagar, is holding an exhibition through July called Bhupati. The paintings are based on Lord Ganesha.


The International Music and Arts Society is presenting Gertrude, a dramatised reading by Phyllis Bose, who brings to you the extraordinary life of Gertrude Stein, American expatriate writer, critic and patron of the arts.
     The event will be held on July 18, 7 pm at the Alliance Francaise.

Kannada play
Hakki Haarutide Nodiddira? will be staged at the Ranga Shankara from July 17 to 22.
   The play is in Kannada and is  of 90-minute duration.


‘Haridasa Sambrama’
Nadajyoti Sri Thyagaraja Swamy Bhajana Sabha and Malleswaram Arya Vysya Sangha are organising Haridasa Sambrama from July 18 to 19. At 7 pm on the first day, a Bharatanatyam recital, based on Harudasa Kruthis, by Revathi Narasimhan and party will be held.
      On July 19, there will be a discourse on Helavanakatte Giriyamma by Vidwan Vijaya Vittalachar and vocal duet by Ganayogi Murugodu Sri Krishnadasaru and Vidwan Vijaya Vittalachar.
     On the same day, from 11.30 am to 1 pm, there will be ‘group music on Haridasa Kruthis, among other programmes.

Video art
This is the picture!, an emphatic presentation on video art, curated by Shai Heredia, will be shown at the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan from July 17 to 19 at 6.30 pm.

A talk on Lord Ganesha by Shatavadhani Dr R Ganesh, a scholar in Indian Culture, Art and Philosophy, will be held on July 17, 7 pm at Smriti Nandan Cultural Centre, Nanda-deep, No 15/3, Palace Road. For details, call 22258091 / 65979732.

Saree display
Usha Sridhar, an in-house designer from Chennai, will be displaying her latest collection of silk sarees and salwars.
     The exhibition is on at the Canara Union, 8th Main, 13th Cross, Malleswaram till July 19.

‘Monsoon Mela’
The ladies wing of the Sindhi Youth Association of Sindhi Hospital, is holding an exhibition called the Monsoon Mela on July 19 at Sindhi High School, Kumara Krupa Road, between 11 am and 5.30 pm.


Rock again
Bangalore rockers Galeej Gurus will perform live at the Kyra Theatre, Indiranagar on July 19 at 8 pm.

Unusual ‘varnas’
The World Music Centre is conducting a four-day workshop on rare varnas and its presentation by the renowned musician R A Ramamani at the World Music Centre, 42/1, East Park Road, between 17th and 18th Cross, Malleswaram from July 23 to July 26, from 4 pm to 6 pm. For details, call 9845252320.

Classical strains
Raga-Sangama is presenting a Carnatic classical music concert by Vidhushi Seetha Satyanarayana (vocal), along with co-artists C A Natraj (violin), vidwan T N Ramesh (mrudanga), M C Rangarajan (morching), on July 19, 6 pm at Sneha Bhavana, behind Police Out Post, ‘B’ Block, Sahakaranagar

‘Pyar Ka Nagma’
Pyar Ka Nagma, a musical evening of old Hindi film hits, will be presented by Ramya Cultural Academy on July 18, 6 pm. The venue is Dr H N Kalakshetra, National College, Jayanagar.

Hindustani fest
At the Pandit Murudeshwara Gonwar's 23rd Hindustani Shastriya Sangeeth Mahotsava on July 26, artistes Anandraj Gonwar (vocal), Pandit Hanumanth Rao Gonwar (vocal),  Ravikiran Nakod (tabla), Dattatreya Baindur (flute) will perform. The timing is 4.30 pm and the venue is Panchajanya High School, 1st N Block, near Rajajinagar Bus Stop, opposite Vidyavardhaka School, Rajajinagar. For details, call 9880110421.

Carnatic vocal
Toto Funds the Arts, in association with Ananya, is presenting a Carnatic vocal recital by Srimatha on July 18 at 6.45 pm. The venue is Ananya Sabhangana, 91/2, 4th Main, Malleswaram.

Karekar’s recital
Pandit Prabhakar Karekar, one of the senior most classical musicians and the foremost Abhang singer of the country, will be performing at the Chowdiah Hall on July 18, 6 pm. For details call 9845067101.

Birth centenary
Neelambari, the association of students of Sangeetha Kalarathna Vidushi Neela Ramgopal, presents a two-day music festival on July 25 and 26 to commemorate the birth centenary of legendary musician Sangita Kalanidhi G N Balasubramaniam.
    The concert on July 25 will be presented by Sumitra Nitin and on July 26 by Geetha Murthy.
    On July 26, prior to the concert Neela Ramgopal will give a talk on GNB the legend and his contribution to Carnatic Music’.
The venue for the both the concerts is Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira, Banashankari and the programme will commence at 5.30 pm.

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