Pot Pourri

Pot Pourri

Pot Pourri


Navodai women entrepreneur support group is holding an exhibition of handicraft, jewellery, clothing, aloe vera products, and all kinds of ethnic items at V R Plaza till May 2. For details. call 9844469699.

With Chekhov
Toto Funds The Arts and Rafiki is presenting an evening with Anton Chekov. The Harmfulness of Tobacco, A Reluctant Tragic Hero and a Swan Song, directed by Anmol Vellani, will be held at Ranga Shankara on April 24, 7.30 pm and on April 25 at 3.30 pm and 7.30 pm. For tickets call 98456 02265 or 94482 79252.

Geeta Ramanujam is conducting a five-day workshop on story-telling techniques for children between eight and 13 years. The workshop will focus on five key techniques used by storytellers — voice modulation, body language, puppetry, picture stories, and  theatrical elements. The workshop is from April 22 to 27, from 10 am to noon. The venue is Easy Library, 972 H, 1st A Main, S T Bed Layout, 4th Block Koramangala. For details, call 41102231.

Just for laughs
Walking on Broken Das by Vir Das will tickle ribs on April 30 at Chowdiah Hall. The popular standup comedy act is produced by Ashwin Gidwani. For details, log on to www.indiastage.com

Expo time
Brigade Millennium Welfare Trust has arranged an exhibition of architectural designs of India’s first experiential music museum from April 23 to 29 at MLR Convention Centre, Brigade Millennium, JP Nagar 7th Phase. The expo will be open from 11 am to 7 pm. For details contact 40182222.

‘Prakruthi Habba’
Prakruthi Habba, a celebration of culture, literature and legends through music will celebrate its 50th week on April 25 at the Cubbon Park. A tribute to Dr
Rajkumar will be made on April 23 by participants of a reality show.
The Habba will be honouring six musicians who have accompanied reputed singers world over. This celebration will be dedicated to Snehaloka founded by actor Vishnuvardhan. Gandhada Gudi, a tribute to Raj Kumar and Vishnuvardhan, will showcase a bunch of young and talented singers from Anthardhwani perform along with veteran musicians.

A comprehensive filmmaking workshop and digital film-making  will be held on May 1, 2, 8 and 9, 1 pm to 6 pm at St Joseph's Boy's High School, Museum Road.  
For details, call 98865 39405.

To pay tributes to late Gubbi Veeranna, legend and a pioneer, and most prolific contributors to Kannada theatre, Shambhavi Dance Theatre is organising a Harikatha on Gubbi Veeranna by Kalasree Lakshman Das. The event will be held at Shambhavi Dance Theatre, Kengeri Satellite Town on May 1, 6 pm to 7.30 pm. For details, call 94481 46110 www.schoolofkuchipudi.com

Kannada classes
Alliance Française’s next 24-hour summer session of Kannada class starts on April 26 (Monday-Wednesday: 6 to 7.30 pm) at Alliance Française. The summer French language class for kids starts on April 26. For details, call 4080 8181.