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DRAMA

Solo play

intense A scene from ‘Singarevva and the Palace’.

Kriyative Theatre is presenting Laxmi Chandrashekar’s solo play in English ‘Singarevva and the Palace’ at K H Kalasoudha, Hanumanthnagar on October 29, 7.30 pm. Directed by Soumya Varma, the play is a unique attempt to explore the possibilities of converting a full-length novel into a solo narrative using a variety of acting styles, techniques, colourful costumes, props and music.

The narrative, laced with humour, is a powerful depiction of the lives of rural women in a feudal set up. Tickets are available at the venue in advance. For details, call 9620604479. To buy tickets online, visit: www.indianstage.in

Sensitive stories

AAKT, an independent heatre troupe based in Bangalore, will be staging the English play ‘Three Little stories, an ideal, an elegy and silence’, a set of three sensitive stories, on November 5, 7 pm.

The duration of the play is 70 minutes and the venue is K H Kalasoudha, Hanumanthnagar.

For online booking, log on to  www.indianstage.in, www.bookmyshow.com


DANCE

expressive Kshithi Venkatesh‘Rangapravesham’

The bharatanatyam rangapravesham of Kshithi Venkatesh, a disciple of Shridhar and Anuradha Shridhar, will be held on October 29, 6 pm at Ravindra Kalakshetra.

Fine steps

The dance workshop will feature Liz Lea from the London Contemporary Dance Academy, Tim Collins and Malou from Switzerland, Prithvi and Ree and Manoj and Jeevi. For details, log on to www.justdance.in

‘Miracle’

‘Miracle-2011’, an annual performance by students of Krshala Dance Theatre, will be held on October 30, 6 pm.

It will feature an array of dance styles like folk, kathak, bharatanatyam, contemporary and Bollywood.

This show has been conceived, styled and choreographed by Simran. Children in the age group of of three to 15 will be performing.

The venue is JSS Auditorium, Jayanagar 8th Block.


Music


Rocking on ‘Thermal and a Quarter’ will present rock/ jazz rock on October 29, 8.30 pm at BFlat, Indiranagar. Bruce Lee Mani will be on guitar and vocals, Rajeev Rajagopal on drums and Prakash K N on bass.

‘Allied Ragas’

Ananya is organising, ‘Allied Ragas-18’, a thematic music programme on ragas, on October 30, 10 am. On the occasion, Nata and Gambhiranata will be performed by Vidyabhushana who will be accompanied by M S Govindaswamy on the violin and M R Sainath on the mridangam. The venue is Ananya Sabhangana, 4th Main, Malleswaram. 

Incredible pieces

Violinist Arun Rozario, singer Tanisha Herbert and pianists Rebecca Thomas and
Neecia Majolly will perform on October 28, 7.15 pm at Alliance Francaise. Both a soloist and Chamber musician, Arun is a concert-master of the ‘Music School Chamber Orchestra’.

Rebecca Thomas has won laurels as a sensitive accompanist, as well as a teacher of repute. Young singer Tanisha Herbert has sung with the ‘BSM Choir’ and is currently with ‘Madrigals’ while Neecia Majolly conducts the ‘Madrigals Choir’.

The programme has a wide variety of both violin-piano duo pieces and songs and arias to interest music lovers. Entry is through donation cards which are available at BSM and Alliance Francaise. For details, call 23546090.

Fusion touch

Raagharaagam, the art forum, is conducting a music concert on October 29, 6 pm as a part of its inauguration. The event will see a grand fusion music concert by one of Bangalore’s most popular team, Layatharanga, along with playback singer Karthik. The venue is Kuvempu Kalakshethra, Shankarpuram.

Carnatic recital

Music Circle, Chandra Layout is organising a Carnatic vocal music concert by Sreevalson J Menon, disciple of late Neyyattinkara Vasudevan, on October 30, 6.15 pm at no 12, Basaveshwara HBCS, 7th cross, 2nd Main, Chandra Layout (Behind Canara Bank Chandra Layout Branch). He will be accompanied by B N Chandramouli on mridangam, M A Krishnamurthy on ghatam and H M Smitha on violin.

Tribute

The band ‘Theorized’ is paying tribute to the rock legends at Hard Rock Café on October 27, 8.30 pm The band will be performing some of the biggest hits by ‘Metallica’ and will also mimic their performing styles. It is a ‘Thrash Metal’ outfit from Bangalore.

Jazz concert

A jazz concert by the American jazz quartet ‘Paul Beaudry & Pathways’ will be held at the Good Shepherd Auditorium on October 29, 7 pm. Complimentary passes will be available at the Bangalore School of Music, BFlat, CounterCulture and the American Corner at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.


ART

Group show

Renaissance Gallerie is holding a group show till October 30. On display will be paintings by Nalla Tambi from Bangalore, Tilly Clifford from UK and collections by Somaansh Art.

All in glass

Gallery Sumukha is presenting an exhibition of glass sculptures titled, ‘I’ve seen the Tiger’ by Sisir Sahana till October 31, from 10.30 am to 6 pm, at Gallery Sumukha, 24/10 BTS Depot Road, Wilson Garden.

‘Nostalgia...’

Crimson, the Art Resource is presenting ‘Nostalgia: Upfront and Personal’ at Crimson, The Hatworks Boulevard, Cunningham Road till November 5.

The exhibition will display works of Yusuf Arakkal, Suhas Roy, K S Rao, Jasu Rawal, K K Hebbar, Rini Dhumal among others.

Most of the paintings are between 10 and 20-years-old and the oldest piece is from 1971. 

Creative strokes

Veda Art Gallery is presenting the works of artist JMS Mani till October 30, 11 am to 6 pm at Veda Art Gallery, No 1, Kumara Park, next to BDA. 

Many works

 Kynkyny Art is presenting ‘Paradise Regained’, a group show, featuring the works of three well-known artists — Ganapathy Hegde, Prakash Ghadge and Radhika Neelakantan, till November 9 at Kynkyny, 104, Embassy Square. 
The show strings together a rich narrative.

‘Ornaments’

An exhibition of paintings and sculpture called, ‘Ornaments’ by Joe Demetro will be held till October 31, 10 am to 8 pm at Atrium, Alliance Francaise.

The connection between art and religion, or art and spirituality has always been the primary concern in Demetro’s work and the recent ceramic sculptures here continue his tradition of both celebrating and questioning the role of God and ritualised spiritual practice that permeates human societies, both past and
present.

In water colour

Art House is presenting ‘Painting from Nature’, a two-day on-the-spot works­hop on exploring water col­our. It will be held on November 19 and 20, 10.30 am to 4.30 pm, at Cubbon Park premises. The instructor is Sivabalan. For
details, call 9886394195

POT POURRI



Talk

As part of the ‘Kannada Rajyothsabha Week’, Bangalore International Centre is organising a talk on ‘Emerging Trends in Public Participation in Governance — The Experience and Lessons for Karnataka’ by Ramesh Ramanathan, on November 4, 6.30 pm at the Centre, Teri Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage. The talk is moderated by Aditya Sondhi. For details, call 9886599675.

Informative session

A talk on ‘The Splendour of Ranakpur Temple’ by art historian and scholar Saryu Doshi will be held at the NGMA auditorium on November 4, 6.30 pm.

The Ranakpur Temple was built in the 14th century. The temple is striking in its magnificence of scale and conception. It lay in ruins for many centuries, but has now has been restored to envisage its history and former glory.

Book launch

Bangalore International Centre is organising the launch of ‘Bishan – Portrait of a Cricketer’, a book by Suresh Menon, on October 29, 11 am, at the Centre, Teri Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage.

Shashi Tharoor will launch the book and Erapalli Prasanna will speak on Bishan
Bedi. For details, call 9886599675.

Jewellery exhibition

Curio Cottage is holding an exhibition on November 11 and 12 at Raintree, Sankey Road.

Curio Cottage designs are all about bringing contrasts together to create artful pieces that vary from established classics to lavish luxuries embellished uncompromisingly and hand-made by specialised craftsmen and a team of in-house designers.


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