April 17 | Phoenix MarketCity
Prepare for an award-ceremony like no other – The Ghanta Awards. Orchestrated by the East India Comedy, stand-up performers Sorabh Pant, Kunal Rao, Sahil Shah and Sapan Verma will unleash their humour on Bollywood. Dishing out awards in categories including worst film and worst actor, you can expect a good few laughs as they break into song. 7.30 pm. At Whitefield. Tickets (Rs 499 upwards) on bookmyshow.com
April 17 | PVR Cinemas
Based on the bestselling book of the same name and set in Stalin’s Soviet Union, Child 44 sees disgraced former MGB agent, Leo Demidov (Tom Hardy) attempting to investigate a mysterious and brutal series of child murders. Demidov is discouraged from probing further by a government unable to counter the idea of a serial killer, but his need to find the truth sees him desperately following the case even after being dismissed and exiled.
April 18 | White Orchid Convention Center
Back in the city after five years, Atif Aslam promises a live concert that you’ll remember for years to come. The Pakistani singer is known for his incredible vocal talents, and his ability to belt out his songs. You can expect to hear classics from early album Jal Pari as well as newer Bollywood hits. 8 pm onwards at Hebbal. Tickets (Rs 2,000 upwards) on bookmyshow.com
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April 19 | KTPO Convention Centre
Combine your Sunday morning jog with raising money for a good cause, with the Fun in the Sun run. You can opt for a half marathon, 10-km or five-km. Your registration money will go towards The GoSports Foundation, which supports young a thletes, and there are also prizes for the top racers in each category. Rs. 600 upwards. 5 am onwards. At Whitefield.
April 20 | TUMI store
Leading travel brand, TUMI introduces its 1975 collection, to help celebrate its 40th anniversary. Drawing inspiration from early designs, the collection includes a carry-on, slim brief, rucksack and square case. All have a special limited-edition embossed number, with modern detailing supplementing the vintage look. Rs 24,000 upwards. At the store in UB City, Vittal Mallya Road.
April 21 | Jagriti
Belarusian concert pianist Natallia is known for her musical dexterity, and is adept at both jazz and classical pieces. For this solo concert, her programme includes Beethoven, Bach and Chopin, as well as pieces by Tango composer Piazzolla and Cuban pianist Lecuona. Prepare to be captivated by the energy she infuses into all of her recitals. 8 pm at Whitefield. Tickets (Rs 300) on bookmyshow.com
April 22 | Four Points by Sheraton
Take advantage of the newly-launched summer buffet at The Eatery, designed to help you beat the heat. The menu includes melon and mint shots, chatpate nimbu sharbat and oregano-crusted cucumber salad. For dessert, don’t miss mango tart, watermelon jelly and of course, fruit salad. Rs 499++. Lunch only, Monday – Saturday. At Whitefield Main Road.
April 23 | Jus Trufs Chocolatiers
Learn the fine art of cake decoration, at the Couture Cupcake workshop. International cake artiste Rashmi (winner of Cake Decorators Guild of Australia award) will guide you through techniques like delicate quilting, creating realistic, edible pearls, shimmer techniques, making fondant bows and painting on fondant. 11 am onwards at Jakkur Road. Tickets (Rs 1,800) on bookmyshow.com
April 23 | Hard Rock Café
Delhi-based rock/grunge band Soul Inclination promise an evening of alternate beats. Founded by childhood friends Puneet Vohra and Aditya Verma (who take on lead vocals and lead guitar respectively), the band now also includes Tushar Pandey on bass, and drummer Raghav Sehgal. Influenced by Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Pink Floyd, they promise music that will tap into your emotions. 8 pm onwards at St Mark’s Road. Tickets (Rs 500) on bookmyshow.com