What’s on in Bengaluru this weekend

October 27, 2022 02:42 pm | Updated October 28, 2022 04:26 pm IST

Adventures through conversations

Maraa presents The Adventures of Noorie — a series of conversations, concerts and mehfils, exploring the relationship between music and landscape. The conversations will feature Attaullah Abdulla Jat (singer from Northern Kutch who specialises in performing Sindhi Kafi songs), Arshad Mushtaq (theatre practitioner and film maker from Kashmir), Geeta Parag (folk singer and community worker from Bisal Khedi in Dewas), Jasdeep Singh (writer and translator), Kotiganahalli Ramaiah (playwright, poet and teacher) and Narayanswamy (folk and protest singer) to name a few.

The venue will be the Goethe Institut, on October 28 at 7 pm and Maraa Terrace on October 30, 6.30 pm.

Log on to Info@maraa.in

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A slice of Japan

Shiro, UB City, presents a teppanyaki menu, helmed by chef Priyank Singh Chouhan. The menu offers a choice of chicken breast, prawns, lobster, tenderloin and vegetables all served alongside miso soup, salad, side vegetables, Japanese fried rice or steamed rice.

Dial 41738864 or 90357 95368 to pre book your table.

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Food ’n’ pets

Maverick & Farmer, Ulsoorr and Harleys Corner presents a special breakfast for your pets. Scheduled for October 30, 8.30 am, this breakfast menu offers your pet a three-course meal and a quick session with Chef Ishmeet Singh Chandiok. The venue will be Maverick & Farmer.

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For a cause

FluffyNut, a public charitable trust that helps rescued animals find loving forever homes, is hosting a Howl’O’Ween — a halloween-themed pet event, which will be held on October 29 between 12 noon and 6 pm. The venue will be Knowhere, Cooke Town, and will include a pet talent show, awareness about vaccinations, fostering, pet care, and an open mic, featuring local artistes.

 Contact fluffynut.foundation@gmail.com  for details.

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Music at Foxtrot

Foxtrot Marathahalli presents The Foxy Friday, featuring Kamei on October 28, 8 pm. Kamei is into genres like pop, blues, country and jazz. She is also a songwriter and collaborates with various bands. Entry is free.

Foxtrot also presebrs DJ Rhea as part of its Saturday Pill, which will be held on Octover 29, 8 pm. Entry to this concert is also free. Dial  9108136001/2 for details.

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Halloween horror

House of Horror is an event scheduled for October 29 and will be held at SOCIAL, Indiranagar. This halloween special will have room party — featuring Rishi Sippy, G.S.T, Skye and They’ve (room 1); Chaz, Delika & Klenxch with the genre of house and techno (room 2).

Tickets on social-presents-a-halloween-special-2-room-party

Sarjapur SOCIAL presents The Spooktacular House of Horror with DJ Deep Bhamra on October 29 at 8 pm.

Details and tickets on ww.socialoffline.in

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Satire on literature

After four houseful shows in Chennai, The Madras Players and Chennai Art Theatre’s Dear Omana: Notes of how to be a Literary Sensation comes to Ranga Shankara. The play written by Krishna Shastri Devulapalli is adapted and directed by Nikhila Kesavan.

Dear Omana unfolds as letters exchanged between a struggling writer, Krishna Shastri Devulapalli, and a bestselling author, Omana Banerjee. The cast comprises just two actors, Nikhila herself and V Sarvesh Sridhar.

“A savage satire, Dear Omana spares no one in the literary field – writers, publishers, poets, editors, lit agents, lit fest curators, translators, wastepaper merchants,” reads the play’s summary. “A tale of passion, revenge and sales returns, Dear Omana is for anyone who ever wanted notes on how to be a literary sensation.”

The 65-minute play will be staged on October 30, at 3.30 pm and 7.30 pm at Ranga Shankara. Donor Passes, priced at ₹300, can be booked on bookmyshow.com.

Attention, anime lovers

If you call yourself a weeb, the Atsumaru Euphoria festival at The Hub Bengaluru on Infantry Road on October 29 might interest you. 

The 12-hour festival on the rooftop of The Hub, which begins at noon, will have anime, music, and food.

Atsumaru Euphoria will bring together fans of anime, manga, and gaming. The event will witness a collaboration with 10 cosplayers and a gaming pavilion with eight consoles where fans can battle it out in tournaments. 

The market area will host vendors featuring anime merchandise, apparel, accessories, books and comics, custom and original artwork, face painting, tattoo artists, Japanese Kawaii culture arts and crafts activity store.

The food festival, on a separate terrace, will feature not just Japanese cuisine from Matsuri but also biriyani, burgers, baos, cocktails, and more.

The event is open to those who are 21 and above. Tickets on insider.in start from ₹1881 onwards.

Halloween with puppies

Justbe Resto Cafe is hosting Pawga (yoga with pets) on October 29. Stretch your limbs with puppies from Charlie’s Animal Rescue Centre (CARE) to help you de-stress.

You can celebrate this year’s Halloween with these pups and even adopt one if you have been longing to for a while.

At Justbe Resto Cafe, from 10.30 am to 2.30 pm (two batches) on October 29. Tickets: ₹999 onwards.

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Karnataka Rajyotsava special

Oota Bangalore, Whitefiled, will host the Karnataka Rajyotsava Food Festival, which will present the regional cuisines of the state. There will be dishes from Uttara Kannada, food of the Gaud Saraswat Brahmins, Bunt cuisine, and more. The aim is to celebrate the diverse cuisine, culture and traditions of Karnataka. The food fest will be on from October 29 to November 1 and offers you dishes in the vegetarian and non-vegetarian options.

The thali is priced from ₹900 to ₹1650 and will be available between 12.30 pm and 3.30 pm .

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