Meet the nominees
January 22 | The Humming Tree
Musicians Sid Vashi, Prateek Kuhad, and heavy rock band, Shepherd, will perform at the concert — The Night of the Nominee. They have been nominated for this year’s Toto Music Award that honours musicians. While Vashi is known for his electronic pop music work, Kuhad blends folk arrangements and pop rock melodies. Rs.600 (cover). At Indiranagar. 9 pm. Details: 9886618386
Run for pride
January 23 | Decathlon
This Saturday, participate in ‘The Pride Run 2016’ organised by Sportzify, and Decathlon Sarjapur. You can choose to run in the three, five, or 10 km category. Each participant will receive a certificate as well. At Sarjapur Road. 5.30 am onwards. Tickets (Rs.100 upwards) on spotzify.com
January 25 | Alliance Française
French graphic novelist Simon Lamouret, who is currently living in Bengaluru, captures his experience, as well as impressions of the city (good and bad) with comic strips and illustrations.
You can view his artworks in an exhibition, Carnets de Voyage. Till February 10. At Vasanthnagar.
10 am onwards. Details: 40808181
Night of the blues
January 27 | Olive Bar & Kitchen
This Wednesday, Bluerhythm featuring Kirtina Kishna and Abhishek Prakash will liven up the mood at the restaurant with their bluesy, acoustic music. Entry free. At Ashok Nagar. 8 pm. Details: 9945565483
At the movies
January 22 | PVR Cinemas
Director Raja Krishna
Menon’s film Airlift retells the story of the largest civil evacuation in history, executed by Air India. Here, Akshay Kumar plays the role of an influential businessman in the 1990s, when Iraq invaded Kuwait, and more than one lakh Indians had to be evacuated from Kuwait.
January 24 | Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel
Chefs Ram Singh Rathore and Devendra Pratap Singh have curated a special menu for a Rajasthani food festival at the hotel. Relish the flavours of sangari ki seekh, dungari maas, Jodhpuri khasta jalebi, and other dishes from the land of Maharajas. Rs.1,445++ (per person). At Malleswaram-Rajajinagar. Noon-3.30 pm, and 6.30 pm onwards. Details: 42521000
January 26 | Ramanagara
Road Thrills is organising a bike ride to Ramanagara to mark Republic Day.
All the motorcycles marked with the tri-colour can join this trail. You can even join them in your car. Meeting points include Silk Board, Marathahalli Bridge and Hebbal. Ride starts from Mysore Road-Nice Junction. 6 am onwards.
Rs.200-300 per person. Register on http://goo.gl/forms/OInacjr6oa
January 28 | Kynkyny Art
Learn the techniques of Bihar’s Madhubani art in a hands-on workshop by art educator Pooja Gokul where she will help you make greeting cards. Don’t forget to bring a piece of cotton fabric (in white or a pastel shade). Other materials will be provided. At Infantry Road. 10.30 am. Tickets (Rs.1,500) on bookmyshow.com