January 3 | Jayanagar
The BHS Higher Education Society is hosting a musical night featuring singer SP Balasubramanyam. He has recorded over 40,000 songs in various Indian languages, and has lent voice to hit films such as Ek Duje Ke Liye, and Hum Aapke Hain Kaun. Through the event, the institution hopes to raise funds for 140 merited, economically backward and physically challenged students. Tickets (Rs.1,000)available at the venue. At Prof BV Narayana Rao Auditorium, Vijaya College. 6 pm onwards. Details: 26632871
January 3 | Banashankari
Dark Frames in association with Prakash Belawadi presents a private screening of the movie — Unfreedom. It is a contemporary thriller about a society torn apart by political, religious, and sexual turmoil. Shifting between New York and New Delhi, the film juxtaposes two powerful and unflinching stories about religious fundamentalism and intolerance. At Suchitra Cinema and Cultural Academy. 10.30 am. Details: 26711785
Stand up and laugh
January 3 | MG Road
Begin 2016 with a hilarious comedy event brought to you by mime outfit PunchTantraa. Joining this event to entertain you is city-based comedian Praveen Kumar along with Raja Sekhar, a comedian with Hyderabadi tadka. Tickets (Rs.300) available at the venue.
At Rangasthala Auditorium, Rangoli Art Centre. 7 pm onwards. Details: 22969265
January 2 | Indiranagar
Rejuvenate from all the NYE partying with this cycling escapade organised by Cycling Boutique. A weekend endurance ride, looping through the calm and quite villages in the outskirts of Bengaluru, the idea for this ride is to bring more people to take up cycling. It will start from Indiranagar and proceed towards Varthur, Sarjapur and Chikka Thirupathi. Entry free. 5.30 am. Details: 8277276424
January 7 | St Marks Road
Girish and the Chronicles are back to enthrall the Bengaluru audience with their rock numbers. At this gig, GATC will perform songs from their signature album Back On Earth, which they launched with the support of Universal Music Group, Hard Rock Cafe and VH1. Tickets (Rs.600 onwards) available at the venue. At Hard Rock Café. 8 pm. Details: 41242222
January 7 | JP Nagar
It’s your weekly dose of fun and laughter at the Underdoggs Sports Bar with their ‘Prim and Improper’ feature. Be ready for insane humour as Vasu Primlani will narrate her funny tales. With live comedy and beers, it doesn’t get any better. At Underdoggs Sports Bar and Grill. 8.30 pm onwards. Tickets (Rs.500) available on bookmyshow.com
Game for it?
January 3 | Koramangala
An event to discuss a career in sports will be hosted by ESPN’s former stats analyst, Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan. Titash Banerjea from Gyaanspace will put together a short sports quiz to stoke the audience’s interest. The event is meant for students. At Atta Galatta. 5 pm onwards. Details: 41600677
January 1-14 | Infantry Road
A riveting new show at Kynkyny Art burrows into the heart of hushed, mysterious worlds, from the deep recesses of the feminine psyche and the realms of gods and goddesses to rapidly extinguishing, dying ways of life. It features the latest works of four major contemporary artists — Anand Panchal, Nishant Dange, Ramesh Gorjala and Sachin Jaltare. At Kynkyny Art. 10 am to 7 pm (Closed on Sundays). Details: 40926202.
January 1-7 | Kasturba Road
‘India 50/50’ is a travel art project, comprising of 50 photographs taken over 50 days by Mexican artiste Alejandro Gomez de Tudd. In 2010, Gomez spent 50 days in India travelling the length and breadth of the country taking photographs of the spaces and places he came across.
At Tasveer Art Gallery. 10 am-7pm. Details: 40535212
Fun on the farm
January 3 | Bagalur
Nalini Murthy of Cityzen Farming is organising a workshop that provides information on how to establish and manage kitchen gardens. She will also demonstrate how to grow herbs and vegetables. The participants can also enjoy activities like bullock cart ride, pottery, astrology and several traditional games. Fee (Rs.899 per person) at the venue. At Jain Farms. 10 am onwards. Details: 67415551