December 12 | Christa Vidyalaya
Jesus Youth Bangalore will be organising
a ‘Christmas Carnival’. From live music, fun
games (including a selfie contest) to cultural activities, the event promises to be a great family outing. The kid zone will host stalls of candies, popcorns, kebabs and books. Christmas crib, balloon rosary and miniature Santas will add to the festive spirit. Tickets (`45) available at the venue. At Dharmaram. 2.30 pm. Details: 26689521
At the movies
December 11 | PVR Cinemas
If you like survival stories, then
catch In The Heart Of The Sea this
Friday. Based on true events, it is about
the crew aboard a Nantucket ship that is
attacked by an enormous whale. Pushed to their limits and facing storms, starvation and despair, the survivors resort to do the unthinkable to stay alive. Directed by Ron Howard of A Beautiful Mind fame, the film stars Chris Hemsworth in the lead role.
India at a glance
December 14 | Tasveer Gallery
Visual artiste Alejandro Gómez de Tuddo is exhibiting works from his famous travel art project, India 50/50 at the gallery. India 50/50 comprises 50 B&W photos captured by Gomez over 50 days. In 2010, he travelled across the country, trying to document the traditional India as we know it and the new world it is inching to become. On till January 8. At Kasturba Cross Road.
10 am-6 pm. Details: 40535212
December 16 | Flaunt
Mysore-based luxury salon and spa Flaunt
has now opened in the city. It will offer snail
serum and stem cell facials, which are known to reverse the ageing process. It will also provide
non-invasive and non-surgical fillers that use natural elements present in the dermal layers of your skin
to give your face a fuller look. `200 upwards.
10 am-7.30 pm (closed on Tuesdays).
December 11 | Alliance Francaise
pianist Pallavi Mahidhara is
ready to enthrall music lovers in the city. She will play a varied set today, which ranges from melodic work of Maurice Ravel and Brahms Fantasien to the demanding notes of Lizst Etudes. Tickets (`250) available at the venue. At
Vasanth Nagar. 7.15 pm.
Music of the Manganiyars
December 15 | Ranga Shankara
Children from the Manganiyar tribe of Rajasthan return to the city with their
hit musical, The Manganiyar Classroom. Director Roysten Abel intends to showcase the folk music in its purest form with this production. That’s because the Manganiyars are known for their strong musical tradition. Till December 18. Tickets (`300) available at the venue. At JP Nagar. 7.30 pm onwards. Details: 26592777
Comedy for a cause
December 13 | The Humming Tree
Some of city’s top comics are coming
together to do their bit for Chennai flood
relief in an event titled ‘#B4C: Bangalore for Chennai’. The artistes lined up for the night include Sundeep Rao, Sanjay Manaktala, Praveen Kumar, Ahmed Shariff, Karthik Iyer
and more. So come and support the cause.
At Indiranagar. 7.30 pm. Tickets
(`750) on bookmyshow.com
December 17 | ITC Gardenia
It’s celebration time at Edo as this
Japanese restaurant and bar turns five. To mark the moment, Masterchef Nariyoshi Nakamura has launched a special menu. From refreshing salads, exciting new sushis, the legendary rice bowl dish – donburi to exotic Japanese curries, the menu promises to tantalise your tastebuds. `4,000++
(for two, without drinks). At Residency
Road. Dinner. Details: 434550008
December 10 | Trishna Club
The Bangalore Regatta is back
with another exciting edition. Watch army men from different parts of the country compete with each other in rowing, kayaking and canoeing. It’s an open-to-all event, and watersports enthusiasts can drop by and cheer for the participants. Till December 12. At Ulsoor Lake. 9 am-1 pm.