April 29 | Alliance Française
To celebrate World Dance Day, dance historian Ashish Khokar has put together a four hour non-stop show, featuring more than 100 artistes. The performances will range from Bharatanatyam, Kathak and Manipuri, to Kuchipudi, Odissi and Contemporary. Entry free. At Vasanthnagar. 5 pm. Details: 40808181
At the movies
April 29 | PVR Cinemas
Step back in time with The Man Who Knew Infinity, an inspirational biopic about the early 20th century Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel, and Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons will showcase Ramanujan’s contributions to number theory, continued fractions, and infinite series that went on to revolutionise the subject of Mathematics.
April 30 | KTPO
In a bid to gather nationwide support
for women’s health, safety and education,
Assist HELP Foundation is organising the Nirbhaya Midnight Marathon on Saturday. With a target of 20,000 participants, it is
touted to be the biggest midnight marathon
in India. At Whitefield. 12 midnight.
Show some love
May 2 | M Chinnaswamy Stadium
RCB is back home this Monday. Watch Virat Kohli and his men take on Gautam Gambir’s KKR, who have two IPL trophies to their credit. With Kohli in his best form ever, and the ‘run machine’ AB de Villiers on his side, this one’s sure going to be an entertainer. `1,400 upwards. At MG Road. 8 pm.Details: ipltickets.net
May 4 | Mysuru
If you’re passing by Mysuru this
weekend, drop by the new Grand Mercure Mysuru hotel. The luxury property has 146 rooms, done in contemporary interiors and spread across five floors. As part of their launch, they are offering a deluxe room stay with breakfast for two (`7,250 per night). The offer is valid till June 30. Details: accorhotels.com
May 5 | Ranga Shankara
Shylock, the Jewish moneylender from the classic, The Merchant of Venice, will be the focus of Sanket theatre group’s latest play. Featuring actors Anish Victor, and Nakul Bhalla, the play, titled Shylock, will shine the spotlight on the antagonist’s life. Tickets (`150) available at the venue. At JP Nagar. 7.30 pm. Details: 26493982
Glimpses of Bengal May 3 | Kynkyny Art
Artists Arpita Basu, Biswajit
Mondal, Amit Bhar, Basuki Dasgupta
and Subrata Das are exhibiting
their latest works in a group show,
titled Songs of Bengal. Their paintings showcase the colourful, and vibrant
life in West Bengal, and beyond.
At Infantry Road. 10 am-7 pm.
Laugh out loud
May 1 | MG Road
It happens to be both the International
Workers’ Day, and World Laughter Day today. So, add some fun to your worklife, and book a seat at the Bengaluru Laughter Carnival. The line-up includes comedians Praveen Kumar, Navin Kumar, and mime outfit PunchTantraa. At Rangasthala Auditorium. 6 pm. Tickets (`350 upwards)