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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 […]

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: The event is expected to see nearly 200 cyclists gather […]

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. hopes to develop meaningful discussion on this. Seminar Topic: “Navilaadavaru in the context of Endhiran” Date: Sunday 28th Nov 2010, 11am – 2pm @ Surana College […]

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. Respect our fundamental rights. We demand legal cover and social security The past several months, we, the street hawkers of […]

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 […]


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. Can we evolve holistically instead of just being intellectual? Let us […]

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, [...]

Onam Sadhya at Ranga Shankara Cafe

Onam Sadya is a tradition at the Ranga Shankara cafe. Anju Sudarshan, the lady who runs the cafe, puts her heart and soul to whip up a buffet that brings the flavours, tastes and colours Kerala to Ranga Shankara. This year, the Onam Sadya lunch is set for 1 PM t0 3 PM, Sun, Aug [...]

“The Visit” to be staged at Ranga Shankara from July 28 to August 1

erch, a Chennai-based theatre collective, in association with Rafiki of Bangalore, will be premiering their new play, Ms Meena, inspired by Durrenmatt’s The Visit. The play will be staged at Rangashankara from July 28 – August 1. here is the wiki entry about the original play. For bookings, contact Ranga Shankara 36/2, 8th Cross J P Nagar, II [...]

“Sic” By Dramanon at Ranga Shankara on 14th and 15th Jan 2009

“[SIC]” At Ranga Shankara, J.P.Nagar Jan 14th, Thu & Jan15th, Fri (7:30 PM) Telebooking : 9880036611 / 9845017975 (Rs 150/Ticket) Online Booking : Ticket Outlets : Ranga Shankara & K.C Das, St. Mark’s Rd ABOUT THE PLAY : sic (adv.): thus, so. [sic] takes place primarily in the doorways and shared [...]

Capacity : 3 idiots

Spotted this autorickshaw near MG Road in Bangalore, with a promo poster for Aamir Khan’s new film. (No prizes for guessing the name of the movie.) The caption was indeed interesting – but cleverly conceived. It doesn’t say that the occupants are 3 idiots, but uses the word “capacity.” Unusual enough, I guess, to catch [...]

Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days” at Ranga Shankara: Play Review

n the well-designed brochure that Ligra distributed at the staging of Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days”, at Ranga Shankara on the 12th and 13th of December, was a line by Chandran Sankaran, written to the husband of the actor who plays the lead, Winnie (Patty Gallagher) …and it says, “I finally understood a Beckett play!” That’s an [...]

Kommaghatta Lake in Kengeri area…suddenly disappears

I belong to a group of women, and we call ourselves BULBs…Bangalore Urban Lady-Birders. One of our favourite destinations to go birding (or bird-watching) is…Kommaghatta Lake (in Kengeri). Yesterday we went birding to Manchinabele Reservoir and several of us planned to go to Kommaghatta Lake this morning. One of us did visit…and found that the lake had…disappeared. Here’s [...]

Swasti Gallery presents the work of an American Artist

Swasti Contemporary Gallery & Art Mantram Invites you all to an Photography Exhibition by American Artist David Davison and interactive session At Ista Hotel 1/1, Swami Vivekananda Road, Ulsoor, Bangalore- 560008 Proceedings of the Sale goes to HCG Foundation. Dr. Show More Summary

Theatre Appreciation Workshop at Ranga Shankara

The Ranga Shankara Theatre Festival 2009 will include the third edition of its very successful Theatre and Arts Appreciation Course, designed on the lines of the well-known Culture Course at Neenasam, Heggodu. The Course, launched at the Ranga Shankara Theatre Festival 2007, provides a unique opportunity to learn the essence of art appreciation by developing new [...]

How to stop indiscriminate cutting of trees in Bangalore

Simple steps to do if you see a tree being cut - (Pls also read the full preservation of trees act for complete details, I’ve attached it with this email and am also pasting the link below - Steps Approach the contractor/workers cutting the tree. Show More Summary

The world’s best chai kadai

“Eat’N’Drink” is arguably the best chai kadai / tea shop in the world. They’ve got over thirty items on a menu that covers some great variations on Chai, Coffee, Sandwiches, Bunwiches, Samosas, Vadas, Bondas and …  a Kerala Banana Fry that’s a complete meal in five inches. There are two things that really make this a [...]

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