July 31 | Salt
Considered pioneers of fusion rock in India, Indian Ocean makes its way from Delhi. Expect a unique set, called A Side B Side, a reference to compact cassettes of when they started out in 1990, which aims to cover their entire discography, from Kandisa and Jhini to Desert Rain and Tanadu. At 8 pm, Whitefield Road. Tickets (`500) on
August 1 | Atta Galatta
Rosamma is a cow and she isn’t a happy one. She makes life miserable for the rest on the farm. But when she tries to boss over the farmer, things get unpleasant for her. Ideal for children to learn about the boomerang effect of one’s behaviour, the simple play is great even for adults. Tickets (`200) on bookmyshow.com
July 31 | PVR Cinemas
Vijay Salgaonkar (Ajay Devgn) is a happy family man who lives a quiet life in the hills of Goa, in the film Drishyam. With a wife, two daughters and an obsession for films, Vijay keeps things simple. But everything turns into a complex mess when no-nonsense cop, IG Meera Deshmukh’s (Tabu) son goes missing and evidence points to the Salgaonkar family. But will the faithful man be able to prove his innocence? Or will powerful bureaucracy get the
better of him?
Leaving a mark
August 4 | Seiko Boutique
Montegrappa, Gibran National Committee and Lebanese artist Katja Traboulsy pay homage to Khalil Gibran. The pens, made in blue, black and grey which are prominent in the artist’s paintings, bear the famous face believed to be Gibran’s self-portrait. There are only 1,883 of each – fountain, roller balls and ball point pens, to mark Gibran’s birth year. `75,000 upwards. At UB City. Details: 41636912
In the ring
August 3 | Brazil
Ultimate Fighting Championship 190 is a mixed martial arts event set to take place at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. Headlining the event is the Rousey vs Correia fight which is a UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. The fighters are current champion Ronda Rousey from America and top contender Bethe Correia who will be on home turf.
At 7 am on Sony Kix.
Walk in the park
August 2 | ITC Gardenia
ITC Gardenia has started Responsible Sundays, where guests will be taken on an hour-long quadricycle ride through Cubbon Park before a healthy breakfast. Thereafter, you can take in the fresh air in their gardens. A wholesome lunch made from local produce will follow, in an effort to minimise carbon footprint. `2,000 up. At FM Cariappa Road. Details: 22119898
Cheers to that
August 5 | The Beer Cafe
Headquartered in Gurgaon, The Beer Café breaks into the Bangalore market, bringing with it over 50 different types of beer from 17 countries. The city one is the first in South India. Aiming to make beer a base for community banter and socialising, they also hope to educate people about
responsible drinking. At 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar. Details: thebeercafe.com
August 6 | Hard Rock Cafe
Originally from Sikkim, Girish and The Chronicles have made Bangalore their home for a while now. As they bring their signature heavy mental and hard rock tunes to this popular music hotspot, you can rest assured that you will be in for a treat. Pay special attention to lead singer Girish Pradhan who has been named as the best Rock Vocalist in India. Tickets (`600) on bookmyshow.com