You can pick among a zillion things

Pinxx, at Royal Orchid Central, presents the best of Andhra cuisine with the Andrasi food festival, which will be on till May 23, for dinner between 7 p.m. and 11.30 p.m. Royal Orchid Central is at Manipal Centre, Dickenson Road. Call 25584242 Ext. 2027.

***, the online library is hosting a reading by children's science and fiction writer Roopa Pai. Roopa will read from her latest fantasy series “Taranauts”.

Taranauts is a tale of adventure where three children have the onus of saving the world they live in.

The reading is on May 16, at 5 p.m., for anyone above eight years. Easy Library is at 972 H, 1st A Main, S.T. Bed layout, 4th Block, Koramangala. Entry free. For details and to register visit or call 41102231.


Bimba Art Foundation presents Rasalok live performances on May 15 at 6.30 p.m. There will be two parallel solo performances of still theatre in miniature art — “Gift of Goddess-Muthuswamy Dikshitar” by artist Uma Nagraj and “Ganga Avataranam - The River Goddess Descends” by Deepika Dorai. 42, Ratna Vilas Road (DVG Road corner) Basavanagudi. It's open to all above five years. Free entry. Call 41489354/ 98866-35069.


There are various mango festivals on at the Taj group of hotels.

The Gateway Hotel on Residency Road (66604545) hosts Mango Rules featuring simple smoothies and swirls to innovative desserts. At Taj Residency (66604444) enjoy an array of mango specialties all through May. ***

Reliance TimeOut will host the launch and reading of the children's book “Will Solvit” by Zed Storm on May 15 at their Cunningham Road branch, at 5 p.m. As an introductory promotional offer, a fun Will Solvit squeezy water bottle is on offer on purchase of two Will Solvit books. Call 41286025.


An Indo American Film Festival highlighting the rise of Indian crossover cinema is on at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan till May 15. The festival, called “Yellow Frames” is hosted by American Corner which is a partnership between US Consulate, Chennai and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bangalore. The films to be screened include “Still In Transit”, “Sita Sings the Blues”, “Indian Cowboy”, and “Mississippi Masala” on May 15. Entry is free, on a first come, first served basis. For details email: or call 94485-42587.