It’s detox time
January 1 | Serafina Bangalore
If you’ve gone overboard with all the NYE revelry, head for the detox brunch at Serafina Bangalore.
Their sumptuous spread includes fresh salads, eggs, pastas, fresh fruit and vegetable juices and a lot more for Rs.1,200. And if you are still in
the party mood, you can get a beer and sangrias for Rs.300 extra. At Koramangala. Details: 30752750
January 2 | Jakkur Aerodrome
If you fancy a hot air balloon ride, Aero Adventures will fulfill your wish right here in Bengaluru. It is inviting registrations for the rides till January 3. The next round of registration is on January 9-10. Each ride will be five to eight minute long and will be subject to changes depending on weather conditions. Avoid saris, heels, and skirts. At Yelahanka. 5.30 am. Tickets (Rs.1,499 upwards) on eventshigh.com
Of rods and puppets
January 4 | JSS Auditorium
Catch the very best of rod and shadow puppetry in the second edition of Dhaatu International Puppet Festival. Teams from Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and West Bengal, as well as Turkey, Egypt and Bulgaria are showcasing their talent at the event. The fest aims to revive and preserve the art of puppetry. Entry free. At Jayanagar. 11 am. Details: 229701230
Print your ideas
January 6 | Workbench Projects
If you want to learn 3D printing, which is regarded as the next big thing in technology, drive down to Workbench Projects. It is offering a one-month training in 3D printing. Bring out the innovator in you. Fee (Rs.1,000 per day). At Halasuru. 7-8 pm. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org
January 1 | PVR Cinemas
The remake of 1991 thriller film of the same name, Point Break, releases in India today. The story follows the life of a young FBI agent Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey) who infiltrates a team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of corporate heists. You can revisit the classic in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu subtitles as well.
Explore and enjoy
January 5 | Dubai
If you’re planning a getaway to Dubai, Avari Dubai Hotel has something for you. It’s new ‘Dubai Explorer Package’ features four nights stay with buffet breakfast at Avari superior class room, desert safari along with BBQ dinner, and Dhow cruise dinner. It also includes a visit to the Burj Khalifa, Abu Dhabi mosque, and Ferrari park. Valid till April 30. Rs.26,500++ approx (per person). Details: avari.com
January 3 | Atta Galatta
Unleash the poet in you at Soul Slam, an initiative by Soul Journal. It aims to harness the power of the spoken word through the art of poetry and storytelling. It’s open to all, and writers, beginners or experts, can register for this poetry slam event at www.souljournal.co. At Koramangala.
3 pm. Tickets (Rs.299) on eventshigh.com
January 7 | Ranga Shankara
Award-winning Swiss choreographer Urs Dietrich will present a dance piece called Thalamus. The three-part performance will echo the many contradictory voices that linger within us. The music has been directed by Gerhard Stäbler. Tickets (Rs.200) available at the venue. At JP Nagar. 7.30 pm. Details: 26493982