February 19 | The Humming Tree
Four-time Grammy nominated
American producer, DJ and label
owner Kenny ‘Dope’ Gonzalez will
perform in the city tonight. With numerous original singles and remixes to his credit, he is rightfully considered a veteran of electronic music. Expect house, hip-hop, reggae, jazz, and more. `500 (cover). At Indiranagar. 6 pm. Details: 9886618386
At the movies
February 19 | PVR Cinemas
Sonam Kapoor takes on the role of brave air hostess Neerja Bhanot in director Ram Madhvani’s biographical film, Neerja. Bhanot was killed while saving passengers on board the hijacked Pan Am flight on September 5, 1986. The film also stars Shabana Azmi and Shekhar Ravjiani in supporting roles.
Cricket meets comedy
February 20 | Rangasthala Auditorium
Standup comics Rohit Swain,
Rajasekhar Mamidanna and Hriday Ranjan
will take up India’s favourite topic — cricket — on their show. Silly Point is India’s first cricket-themed standup comedy show, where the trio offer a glimpse into the hilariously tragic life of an Indian cricket fan. At Rangoli Art Centre. 7 pm. Tickets (`300)
February 21 | Alliance Francaise
You can view ‘light paintings’ and mural
works of famous French visual artist Marko93 in the city over the weekend. He toured across 10 Indian cities within five weeks, conducting workshops, painting walls in various corners of the country with his special photographic technique. Entry free. At Vasanthnagar. 11 am onwards.
February 22 | Kavade Attic
The ‘toy hive’ is inviting people to come and indulge in a rare collection of boardgames such as vanvaas, pentominoes, pagade, and five stones. The experience, as they call it, has to be booked two days in advance. You can choose to book the 11 am, 1 pm or 3 pm time slot. Till February 29. At Seshadripuram.
Tickets (`280) on eventshigh.com
Weaves to wow
February 23 | Collage
Swati and Sunaina are showcasing
their latest collection of handwoven saris at the store. These saris are available in eight different styles, several motifs, and colours. `15,000 onwards.
At Ashok Nagar.
February 24 | Online
Saffronart will be holding an auction of a large concave stainless steel installation by world renowned artist Anish Kapoor. The installation is estimated at `4-6 crore. The sale will also include masterpieces by Manjit Bawa, Tyeb Mehta, VS Gaitonde, MF Husain, Bharti Kher, and Subodh Gupta, among others. You can bid online on saffronart.com on February 24, 7 pm
Ready, set, go
February 25 | VR Benagluru
Fun City is a new address for
entertainment in the city, located on
the second floor of VR Bengaluru. This Landmark Group offering features five of its most popular rides. Children’s ‘Play Zone’ has been designed to aid their physical, social, mental and emotional skills. Entry free. At Mahadevapura. 10 am- 7.30 pm (weekdays), 11 am-6 pm (Sunday).