July 10 | Nike
Sports brand Nike opens its largest store in India, in the city and its layout itself is quite a workout! Spanning over 7,000sqft, it is categorised into sections including training and lifestyle across sports such as football, cricket, basketball and tennis. Shoes `4,500 up, accessories `400 up and apparel `500 up. Details: 25093183
July 12 | Bangalore Turf Club
Bring out the suits, fancy dress and fascinators, as the Kingfisher Derby returns this Sunday. Apart from world class equestrian events which will see powerful thoroughbreds and talented jockeys compete for the most prestigious trophy of the racing calendar, the fashion ante too will be up, for a glamorous afternoon on course. At Race Course Road. Details: bangaloreraces.com
Catch of the day
July 14 | Teppan
Japanese restaurant Teppan, hosts a seafood festival, which is on until July 19. Diners can choose from fresh catch, including seer fish, jumbo prawn, red snapper, squid and opt for cooking styles of their choice — deep fried with tempura, grilled or furai (coated with flour, egg and bread crumbs and deep fried). Also choose from ebi tamago supu (egg and prawn soup), yaki ebi maki (grilled prawns, mango, avocado and cucumber rolled with rice and nori). `2,000++ for two. At Ulsoor Road. Details: 32569029
July 16 | Hard Rock Cafe
Lagori takes the stage at Hard Rock Cafe tonight, giving you an early start to the weekend. Catch lead singer Tejas Shankar, bassist Shalini Mohan and the rest of the gang as they perform their brand of lively music that combines Indian classical and rock. At St Marks Road. Tickets (`500) on
July 10 | PVR Cinemas
The much-loved Minions are back, in Minions, a
sequel to Despicable Me, and this time the little yellow creatures are in search of a new boss. Having served a series of despicable bosses, little Kevin plans to find a new one when they are left with no one to rule over them. This leads them to Scarlet Overkill, the most wicked villainess. Starring Sandra Bullock, Michael Keaton and Pierre Coffin this one is a must watch.
July 11 | E-Zone Club
Head to the finale of Sunfire
Rock Fest, a national rock band competition, for an evening of indie rock. Six bands will compete for the top spot and four well known bands will entertain the gathering, including Quarantine and Kryptos from Bangalore, The Experimental Calvin Cycle from Mumbai and Shrap from
Kolkata. At Marathahalli. Tickets (`500) on bookmyshow.com
Up in the air
July 13 | Sublime Galleria
Stop by at Sublime Galleria to
view the works of artist Pragya Jain. Entitled Skyward, the exhibition will showcase pieces portraying ballerinas and horses, along with fish, balloons, elephants and humans, all rendered
geometrically. You can also stock up on a range of silk scarves and pocket squares from her label ARTychoke. Entry free.
At UB City, Vittal Mallya Road.
On the spot
July 15 | JSS Auditorium
Get set for a lively evening
of humour with The Improv.
With actor / director Saad Khan
leading their charge, the artistes, including Siddhanth Sundar, Darius
Sunawala, Abel Mathews and others,
will come up with on-the-spot performances based on scenes the audience sets for them. At Jayanagar. Tickets (`499) on bookmyshow.com