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In celebration of the International Women’s Day, the Bangalore International Centre has arranged an illustrated talk on The Mind of a Woman: Portrayal in Bollywood by Dinesh Bhugra on March 5, 6 pm at the auditorium, Bangalore International Centre, TERI Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage. The talk will be followed by a session of discussion and interaction with Bhugra, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK and chaired by Ammu Joseph.

‘Ranga Ugadi’

Ranga Shankara’s annual event Ranga Ugadi will be held on March 7, from 12 noon to 9 pm. It will bring together two traditional forms of North Karnataka — Sri Krishna Parijata and Sannata from Kudakalakatti, Dharwad. The event is a feast of Kannada theatre, literature and Ugadi food.

There will be Ashtavakra, a puppet play based on a comic episode in Mahabharata. Also, Girish Karnad and Nagatihalli Chandrashekar will read their short stories and M D Pallavi will recite poems. There will be an open quiz on Kannada and Karnataka by quiz master N Parameshwara.

Educational toys

Sutradhar, a non-profit educational resource centre, will be holding an annual sale till March 6. There will be up to 25 per cent off on educational toys and play materials like puppets, wooden beads, flash cards etc; teaching aids for language, math and science; a variety of kits; children’s books; books for teachers and special educators. The sale will be at 59/1, 3rd cross, 10th A Main, Indiranagar Stage 2, from 10.30 am to 5.30 pm. For details, call 25215191.

‘Thavil Sampradaya’

Under the auspices of MES Kalavedi, Percussive Art Centre will present its 15th national seminar on percussion on March 7 at MES Kalavedi, 15th Cross, Malleswaram, from 10.30 am. The topic for the seminar is Arithmetics in Thavil Sampradaya. Musicologist B M Sundaram will be delivering the keynote for the seminar. During the course of the one-day seminar, there will be a lecture demonstration by Kalaimamani Thanjavur T R Govindarajan.

Poetry session

A poetry session by noted poets in Kannada will be held on March 6, 5.30 pm at the Senate Hall. On March 7, 5 pm the Lankesh Chitra Prashasti award ceremony will also be held at the Senate Hall. Actor Prakash Rai will present the award and the award-winning film will be screened at 6 pm.

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