In the city

In the city



poised Shilpa NanjappaAnanya is presenting, ‘Sangati — Celebrating the Music of Youth’ till May 12, 6.30 pm at Ananya Sabhangana, 4th Main, Malleswaram and Ananya Puraskara presentation on May 13, 10 am at Seva Sadan, 14th Cross, Malleswaram. B S Vijayaraghavan, R S Nandakumar, N Rajkamal, Ashvin Anand and A Radhesh will be awarded on the occasion.

Blues band

Ministry of Blues (MoB) will perform on May 11 at  Bflat, Indiranagar. MoB is a blues-rock band of seasoned musicians from the City that play a genre of music, which originated in the early 1900s. Their repertoire includes the music of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Gary Moore, Robben Ford and Buddy Guy to mention a few. The band comprises vocalist Philipe Haydon on guitar, Rauf on keyboards and vocals, Vinoo Matthew on bass and Gurudarshan Somayaji on drums.

Soothing strains

M A Narasimhachar Music Foundation is presenting a grand Carnatic vocal concert by D N Subrahmanya Bhat, Sringeri on May 13, 5.30 pm at Shree Ramana Maharshi Academy for the Blind, 3rd Cross, 3rd Phase, J P Nagar (near Ragigudda). Subrahmanya Bhat will be accompanied by H K Narasimha Murthy on violin, A S N Swamy on mridangam and M A Krishnamurthy on ghatam.

Live concert

Hiteshi Mahila Maneyangala Trust is presenting a music concert by Shreya Ghoshal on May 12, 6.30 pm at Gayathri Vihar, Palace Grounds. Shreya sings in
several languages including Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Gujarati, Tamil and Telugu. For details, log onto­ or call, 9945497070. Tickets are available at all Bangalore One counters.  

String ensemble

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, The William Joseph International Academy for Performing Arts is presenting an evening of Chamber Music on May 13, 5 pm at St John’s Amphitheatre, Koramangala. A special feature for the evening would be the ‘Chamber String Ensemble’. Entry is free. For details, call 9844119956.

‘Kala Samarpanam’

The Richmond Fellowship Society (India) Bangalore is presenting a music and dance performance titled, Kala Samarpanam on May 12 from 6 pm to 9 pm at JSS Mahavidyapeetha Shivarathreeswara Centre (JSS Auditorium), JSS College Campus, 1st Main, 8th Block, Jayanagar. There will be a Carnatic vocal recital by Tejaswini Kodandaram and a dance recital by Shruthi Rajalakshmi. There will also be a dance performance by Neha Seshadrinath during the programme. For details, call 26645583.

Women power  

Sri Rathnalaya Foundation is organising an Indian Fusion Music Concert ‘Rhythms of Stree Shakti’ by Anuradha Pal on May 19, 6.30 pm at St John’s Auditorium, Koramangala. This is an all women’s fusion band. For details, log onto or call 42064969.

Pot Pourri

Caricature expo

The Indian Institute of Cartoonists is organising an exhibition of the caricatures of sports personalities titled ‘Taylored For Sports’ by Rebecca Taylor. This will be held till May 12 at the Cartoon Gallery, No.1, Midford House, Midford Garden, off M G Road.

‘Grave Decisions’

The Bangalore International Centre is screening a German film ‘Grave Decisions’ on May 11, 6 pm at Bangalore International Centre Auditorium, Teri Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur, II Stage. The film is directed by Marcus Hausham Rosenmuller. For details, call 9886599675. 


The Bangalore International Centre is organising a talk on, ‘Electoral Reforms in India’ by S Y Quraishi, chief election commissioner of India on May 13, 5 pm at Bangalore International Centre Auditorium, Teri Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Crosss, Domlur II Stage. For details, call 9886599675. 



Vyjayanthi Kashi is presenting a kuchipudi dance feature titled, ‘A medley of Pravesha Daruvu in Kuchipudi’ on May 12, 6 pm at Indiranagar Sangeeth Sabha. Pravesha Daruvu is a vital and peculiar element predominant to the kuchipudi style of dance. The feature involves the identification of the dancer with the subject and an introduction of the character to the audience. The focus is on extensive abhinaya with an ability to convey deep meaning.


‘Being and...’

An exhibition called ‘Being and Nothingness’ by Swapan Nayak will be on
display at Tasveer Gallery, Sua House, 26/1, Kasturba Cross Road, till May 12, 10 am to 7 pm.

On display

Crimson, the Art Resource, is holding ‘Quarter’, an exhibition till May 31, at Crimson, The Hatworks Boulevard, 32, Cunningham Road.

Fine strokes

Eye and the Object is presenting an exhibition of painting and sculpture till May 29 from 10 am to 7 pm at Gallery No. IV, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Art Complex, Kumara Krupa Road.

The paintings of Barnali Bhattacharyya, Pradip Chakraborty, Pravat Majhi, Sasanka Ghosh and D G N Sumana will be on display during the exhibition. 

Group show

Renaissance Gallerie is presenting a group show till May 11 from 11 am to 7 pm at Renaissance Gallerie, 104, West Minster, 13, Cunningham Road. The paintings of Latha Damle, Pushpalatha, Sushma Kulkarni and Nikhil Neelima will be on display during the exhibition. 

‘Nature Scapes’

Magnitude Gallery is presenting ‘Nature Scapes’ till the end of the month at Magnitude Gallery, No. 140/13, 27th Cross, 3rd Block, Jayanagar. The theme is based on nature and its many bounties. It has an array of thoughtful paintings, best suited for corporate houses, homes and office spaces. 


Visual treat

Abhinava Dance Company is presenting a dance recital on May 12 and 13,
6.30 pm at K H Kalasoudha, Ramanjaneya Gudda, Hanumanthnagar.Nirupama and Rajendra Will be performing a kathak duet on May 12 and there will be bharatanatyam solos by Mridula Rao and Naveen Hegde on May 13.


Nadam is organising an abhinaya workshop by Bragha Bessell till May 11. There will be two sessions. One is from 9 am to 12.30 pm at Ananya, Malleswaram and another from 4 pm to 7 pm at Nadam in Hosakerehalli. For details, log on to

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