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Archived Since:April 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

India Against Corruption. > Dec 17th, Support Anna Hazare

What Assange is to World, Anna is to India…. Folks, block your calenders, Anna Hazare and members of his core team will participate in a rally here on December 17, as part of their demand to “save the Lokayukta institution in Karnataka.Team members Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Kiran Bedi would participate in the rally, [...]

A garage sale, all for a good cause!

Two years ago, Ekta Mittal, co-founder, Maraa and Yashaswini Raghunandan, a film maker and artist started working on their film “Behind the Tin Sheets”, a production that documents the lives of workers involved in building the Bangalore Metro. Here is a synopsis of the film from their website: “There is no simple meaning to the [...]

Women…..want to act in a children’s play?

Feel like performing? rafiki is seeking women actors for a programme titled What do you Say to a Dragon. The programme for children will roll out in July and run till September.Prior acting experience is not a criteria. Workshop-audition Ashirvad Off St. Mark’s road Saturday 12th March, 2011 10am to 1pm Call Ravindra on 9986371543 [...]

Ceramics work on display at Shanthi Road

An exhibition by four very talented artistes from Auroville and Pondicherry is on at 1 Shanthi Road. There are ceramic installations and pieces created through a process called “anagama” (where the kiln is fueled by firewood) being used by Golden Bridge Pottery at Pondicherry. The artistes are Ashwini Bhat, Antara Sinha, Adil Writer and Rakhee [...]

Strides of Hope

Dear Friends, Running, cycling and exercising has many benefits for a healthy lifestyle and anyone can develop a passion for it. The first step to exercising – running, walking, cycling, swimming etc. is to just get out and do it!! It doesn’t matter for how long, how far or how fast – You are already a [...]

Bangalore Brevets launch ride, Dec 5

The launch of the Bangalore Brevets ride will happen on Sunday, December 5. This is a launch ride for a series of brevet rides that will be held in the city next year as qualifiers to the prestigious Paris-Brest-Paris event. More details are here: http://www.bangalorebrevets.in The event is expected to see nearly 200 cyclists gather to [...]

Kannada Film Screening: “NAVILAADAVARU”

A Kannada film realized by a small group of enthusiasts, produced with just Rs 35,000. After the screening there will be an interaction / discussion on the film. www.samvaada.com hopes to develop meaningful discussion on this. Seminar Topic: “Navilaadavaru in the context of Endhiran” Date: Sunday 28th Nov 2010, 11am – 2pm @ Surana College Auditorium, South End Main [...]

Hobitute Institute: Art Workshops

Hobitute Art Foundation is conducting a series of art workshops focusing ancient fine-art forms of India at its Center for Art Education, No. 109, 2nd Floor, ADA Rangamandira Building, JC Road, Opp. Ravindra Kalakshetra, Bangalore 560002. First in the workshop series is Madhubani Painting which is from 25th to 30th November 2010, excluding Sunday. This [...]

Beedhi Vyaaparigala Hakkotaya Andolana: Protest March against eviction of vendors

A city level campaign of Street Hawkers, Dalits, Human Rights Activists, Social and Progressive Organizations End our evictions. They are unconstitutional and contrary to the National Street Vendors Policy Value our contributions to the society. Show More Summary

Lecture on THE EVOLUTION OF CONSCIOUNESS FOR A GREEN PLANET

Lecture on THE EVOLUTION OF CONSCIOUNESS FOR A GREEN PLANET By Deepti Diwakar 18 September 2010, Saturday, 5:30 PM At British Library, Bangalore Climate change knows no national boundaries and natural environment and wildlife species are becoming extinct, perhaps never to be replaced again. Show More Summary

FAQ’s about Snakes

Snake! The very word seems to evoke a feeling of terror in the mind of the average person; but if one has better knowledge of these creatures, one can see that much of the dread is misplaced. Here are some FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about snakes, answered by P Gowirshankar, a herpetologist who has been [...]

You can see Dabangg in Frazer Town

Caught the earliest show today at Everest in Frazer Town. Dabangg, for me, delivered what the promos promised. It had action, it had masala, it had the item number and it had humour. Just the perfect formula for a box office trailblazer. I think this is a must-see, if you want to see Salman Khan actually [...]

Cycling Photography Contest

Art of Bicycle Trips invites you to enter your most stunning photos — highlighting the beauty, adventure, freedom, inspiration and art of bicycle trips and travel — in the 1st Bicycle Travel Photo Contest. The organizers are especially...Show More Summary

“Bhagwaan Dhoondo” by Yours Truly Theatre

I have been following the fortunes of Yours Truly Theatre (YTT)for a while now, in keeping with my interest in the young theatre groups of this city. Yours Truly has been a pioneer, in Bangalore, in staging Interactive Theatre, where the audience takes on an interactive role in the staging of the play, rather than [...]

Workshop for Children on Celebrating Ganesha Festival Responsibly

Identifying Traditional and Responsible ways of Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi A One Day Workshop for Children (Ages 9-15) Ganesh Chaturthi is the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed Hindu God. As we all know, He is a very popular god in India and has become a popular symbol around the world too. Ganesha in different art forms [...]

Crafts Exhibition and Sale at Avighna

Ganesha Festival: Exhibition cum Sale Avighna Collections is having an exhibition cum sale of various Ganesha avatars in fibre, glass and wooden wall hangings too. This exhibition is held at Sankhla House, 88, Vyalikaval 3rd main, Bangalore from Aug 30th to Sept 10th, 2010. Please contact 65670035.

Discussion: Change Drivers

An interesting session is being organised for Bangaloreans. This is the message from Civic Dialogue. Invitation: Change Drivers Ideas that can make Bangalore more livable. 25th August 2010, 5 pm Onwards Jaaga Creative Common Ground, Off Richmond Road As part of the kick off party of our Civic Dialogue Initiative we are organizing a symposium to introduce the [...]

Wildlife Photography @ iReboot

iReboot hosts wildlife photography bootcamp for third consecutive year September will be a pretty busy month at iReboot which is gearing up for the third consecutive year of its most talked about program – the Wildlife Photography Workshop. The entries are pouring in, the program is currently being redesigned and the participants are already [...]

Frames Of Mind 2010 – for photographers

I received the content for this post from Mayur Channagere – the Moderator on this event organised by the Bangalore Photography Club.  You should find this useful. The Bangalore Photography Club is all set with its flagship annual event Frames Of Mind 2010. This year Frames of Mind (FOM) celebrates its 5th  year of being one [...]

Entrepreneurship Education Program for Women in Bangalore

Invitation: 10,000 Women 2010 Greetings from NEN! We’re writing to inform you of an exciting entrepreneurship education program that might be of interest to you or to someone you know. Launched by Goldman Sachs, the 10,000 Women program is a global initiative to increase the number of under-served women receiving business and management education. The initiative rests on [...]

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