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    Time travel
    August 8 | Chowdiah Memorial Hall

    rsvp2aEnjoy the classical dance form, Kathak through this mixed media production that combines dance, music, theatre and design. Fifteen accomplished dancers, led by mother-daughter duo Maya Rao and Madhu Nataraj will trace the origins of the dance from temples of North India, their decline and later revival by the Rajput and Mughal kings. At Malleswaram. Tickets (`200 upwards) on bookmyshow.com

     In theatres
    August 8 | PVR Cinemas

    RSVP1bAnother promising project by Marvel, Guardians of The Galaxy takes this one out of the world to where brash adventurer Peter Quill (a human abducted from Earth early in his life, played by Chris Pratt) turns into Star-Lord. When Ronan, the villain, threatens the destruction of the whole universe, Quill must team up with motley crew Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly Gamora and revenge-seeking Drax the Destroyer.All for the powers of a magical orb.

     

     

    Comic relief
    August 9 | Elaan Convention Centre

    rsvp3aBollywood comedian Johnny Lever is back on stage after 17 years with Johnny Lever Live. Lever will put on a hilarious show filled with anecdotes from his account of selling pens on the streets of Mumbai before he made it big, to his take on stereotypes based on how people look. This one promises to be a laughter riot. At JP Nagar. Tickets (`500 upwards) on indianstage.in

     

     

     

    American flavour
    August 10 | Skyye

    rsvp4bAmerican DJ and music producer, John Borger, better known as Borgeous, comes to town for his Celebration 2014 Tour with a mix of provocative and textured sounds. Following the success of Tsunami, for which he has won a number of awards and Stampede, his second release, the DJ makes his way to India after touring Portugal, Spain, Italy, and America. At UB City, Vittal Mallya Road. Tickets (`1,000 upwards) on bookmyshow.com

     

     

     

     

    Mediterranean mayhem
    August 11 | 12th Main

    FOOD
    Grand Mercure presents a Lebanese food festival with traditional favourites like tabbouleh, fattoush, yakhnehs or stews and flat breads. Derived from the cuisine’s Ottoman and French influence, the lavish spread will be accompanied by arak, a traditional Lebanese liqueur, and wine. `999++. At Koramangala. Details: 45121212

     

    Breezy run
    August 12 | Reebok

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    Perfect for the rainy days ahead, Reebok’s Z Electrifying Running Shoes are designed with advanced stability, comfort cushioning and cooling gear using NanoBreeze technology that ensure your feet are kept ventilated and dry through your fast-paced workout. `8,999. At the store in Forum Mall, Koramangala. Details: 22067624

    Exploring lives
    August 13 | Tasveer

    rsvp7aPondicherry-based American photographer Sebastian Cortés premieres his latest series with an exhibition titled Sidhpur: Time Present Time Past. The series focuses on the Bohra Islamic community of Sidhpur in Gujarat, exploring its people and their unique way of life. Tasveer also introduces a book on the works priced at `1,500. At Sua House, Kasturba Cross Road. Details: 40535217

     

     

    Drama for a cause
    August 14 | Yours Truly ALMA

    rsvp8Yours Truly Theatre Repertory puts together WAVE – Women Against Violent Experiences, a solution-oriented performance that draws on the real-life stories of three women who have suffered through gender-biased crimes. The incidents are presented to the audience and then halt near the climax to open the stage for discussion and resolution. At CMH Road, Indiranagar. Tickets (`250) on bookmyshow.com

     

     

    Ramp special
    Till August 10 | Sheraton Bangalore

    The Bangalore Fashion Week returns for its 11th edition this weekend. Veteran names like Aslam Khan, Ramesh Dembla and Priya Kataria Puri lead the way for newcomers like Ashima Leena and Alpa & Reena who preview their latest collections for city fashionistas. Also, Myntra.com’s Autumn/Winter collection by Roadster and DressBerry. At Brigade Gateway, Rajajinagar. Details: bangalorefashionweek.in

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