Weekend Events in Bangalore: German Film, Children’s Storytelling & Backstreet Boys Tribute

Weekend Events in Bangalore: German Film, Children’s Storytelling & Backstreet Boys Tribute
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a silent movie

Watch an anthology movie, Wax Museum (1924), directed by Paul Leni and Leo Birinski. The black-and-white silent film is part of Max Mueller Bhavan’s monthly series German Cinema in Focus, curated by Shivani. It is open to everything.

On May 28 at 16:30 at Max Mueller Bhavan, Indiranagar.


Expressions and interpretations

Called Bhavarnava, this is a classical dance event, curated jointly by Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam dancer, Padma Bhushan Swapna Sundari and Kuchipudi dancer, Dr. Veena Murthy. It is organized by Sri Raja Rajeshwari Kalaniketan (Bengaluru) and Kuchipudi Dance Center (Delhi) in association with Telugu Vignana Samithi (Bengaluru).

The dancers that are part of the event are: Swapna Sundari, Veena Murthy, Alekhya Punjala, Nirupama Rajendra and Madhulita Mohapatra (Odissi, Bengaluru).

On May 28 at 4 pm at Sri Krishnadevaraya Kalamandiram, behind Chowdaiah Memorial Hall.


Dance, desire, well-being

spiral towards desire is an experimental film, inspired by the practice and discipline of Authentic Movement and Natural Dream Work. The film follows a woman’s descent into her deep body to gain access and regain her true autonomy. Roohi Dixit and Ziba Bhagwagar’s film features the dance of Brinda Jacob-Janvrin. It is produced by the Studio for Movement Arts and Therapies Trust and Zero Rules Filmhouse, with partial support from the Goethe-Institut Bangalore.

The screening will be followed by a workshop, based on Authentic Movement, facilitated by the film’s artist, Brinda. Tickets are priced at ₹1000 and are available at https://rzp.io/l/bccsmart

On May 28 at 4pm at Bangalore Creative Circus, Yeshwanthpur.


For teen filmmakers

RV University is hosting a Teen Indie Film Awards (TIFA) 2023. The goal is to recognize and celebrate the creative achievements of young filmmakers from around the world. The event will feature panel discussions, student short film screenings, master classes from industry professionals, and more. The event is open to all.

On May 29 and 30, at the RV University campus, Mysore Road.


Atta Galatta make some noise

Be part of a Kannada reading by Dayananda, who will read from his new anthology of short stories Buddhana Kivi. It is a part of Kathe (Story) Galatta.

On May 27 at 11 am at Atta Galatta. Call 9632510126 for more details.

Atta Galatta Presents once upon a brunch — with stories and brunch by Vikram Sridhar. It is open to children from 10 years old and also to adults. Tickets, ₹300, at BookMyShow.

May 28 at 10 a.m.

Watch the movie, leo sankara, a self-financed feature film made by a team of Bangalore film enthusiasts. The story revolves around a young girl obsessed with Leo Tolstoy and an eccentric drifter influenced by Adi Shankaracharya and how her paths meet. Tickets, priced at ₹159, are available on BookMyShow.

May 27 at 7p at Atta Galatta.

LetsAuthor and Atta Galatta will launch the book Winter always turns into spring. Authors Kumar Mukul and V Padmaja will read excerpts from their book, followed by a book signing and a question and answer session with the authors.

May 28 at 6:00 p.m.

Atta Galatta Presents I am much more in collaboration with HarperCollins, which will be a children’s storytelling session by Divya Thomas. It is open for children from four years and adults.

May 27 at 4:00 p.m.

There will be a poetry debate titled wings of words in collaboration with the Sarsayee Foundation for Theater and Education, which will be facilitated by actor Padmavathi Rao. The event is an exploration of poetry and you can bring your favorite poem, including those written by you. Tickets, ₹100, at BookMyShow.

May 27 at 5:00 p.m.

The book – Launch of the BWW Anthology – will be launched by Bhumika Anand. It is published by Atta Galatta with Gayathri V, Hari Ravikumar, Suma Varier, Medha Dwivedi, Natasha Gayari, Manjula Nair.

On May 27 at 5:30 p.m. at Atta Galatta.


Art, design and creativity.

Professionals and enthusiasts from the world of design, the Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Yelahanka is hosting a networking event as part of its graduation program on May 27. The event serves as an opportunity for institute students to showcase their work, gain exposure to the professional world, and make valuable connections with industry leaders. The networking event, the organizers estimate, will benefit students and professionals looking for new perspectives, innovative ideas or emerging talent.

On May 27, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Yelahanka.


colors on canvas

Art Of Code is a month long exhibition, which will be at SOCIAL New BEL Road. Organized in association with Tezos India, the exhibition showcases works by Indian artists, who have created a collection of digital art using their creative coding skills.

From May 27 to June 27.


Classic with a new perspective

Maanini, is a classical dance production, conceived and choreographed by Kiran Subramanyam. The crowdfunded project, which is a collaborative project, has been featured at SUVRITTI Festival, Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai and Serendipity Festival, Goa.

On May 27 at 6:15 pm at ADA Rangamandira, JC Road.


back to the 90s

Hard Rock Cafe presents a tribute to the Backstreet Boys and MLTR from Showcase. Tickets are priced at ₹1000.

May 27 at 9:00 p.m. Call 61224722 for more details


wings and a wish

The Silk Road begins its summer tour with a children’s play A pair of wings I wish for. The play is an adaptation of Trina Poulos’s book Hope of flowers by Vasanth Selvam, who also directs it. Tickets at BookMyShow.

On 27 and 28 May, at 15:30 and 19:30 at the Jagriti Theatre, Whitefield.


kashmiri dish

Chef Sandeep is hosting a Kashmiri feast at Ssaffron, Shangri-La. MasterChef Australia contestant Sandeep will showcase his culinary expertise of Kashmiri Pandit cuisine with recipes that are passed down in the family.

Until June 4 for lunch and dinner.


Lunch time

Brik Oven has presented a new menu with pizzas, salads, hamburgers, toasties, sandwiches, desserts. These are made exclusively and will be available from 10 am to 5 pm

Available until the end of May at Brik Oven, Indiranagar.



URU Brewpark launches a new menu of desserts and sundaes. From Belgian chocolate cakes to red velvet brownies, the menu pampers you with a variety of options.

At URU Bistro Park in URU Brewpark, Bannerghatta Road. Call 40511500 to reserve your table.


it’s a trio

EYM Trio feat Varijashree Venugopal will perform at Windmills. He will present jazz and will be accompanied by Elie Dufour (piano), Marc Michel (drums), Yann Phayphet (bass).

On May 26 and 27, 9:30 p.m. Visit https://windmills-india.com to purchase tickets.


vintage car show

Lulu Mall, Rajajinagar, will host an exhibition of vintage cars. Eight classic cars from the Karnataka Vintage and Classic Car Club will be on display in the South Atrium: 1948 Humber Pullman (UK), 1948 Buick Roadmaster, 1955 Plymouth Savoy (USA), 1955 Dodge Kingsway Custom (USA) , 1959 Chevrolet Belaire (USA), 1962 Triumph Spitfire (UK), 1946 MG TC (UK), and 1967 Volkswagen Beetle (Germany).

From May 26 to 28.


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