From the Diary


Jindal Photo is presenting the Fujifilm Super-six photo exhibition of six wildlife photographers Hira Punjabi, Sanat Shodhan, Gul Gulrajani, S.K. Tiwari, Saravana Kumar and Ramnath Chandrasekhar from June 25 to 29, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Venkatappa Art Galley, Kasturba Road, G.P.O

Tasveer is hosting the “Running Amok” photography exhibition of Jasmeen Patheja at Sua House, 26/1 Kasturba Cross Road from June 30 to July 18, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.. For a visit on Saturday and Sunday, it’s by appointment only. Call 9986284251.

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ACE is organising a crafts fair at Five O art Gallery till June 29 at No. 50, eighty feet road, K.S.B. 2nd Stage, Basaveshwarnagar, 10 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. Thirty-five crafts people from different states are showcasing Kantha saris from Kolkata, Orissa ikat and cotton saris, Pattachitra and Tussar paintings of Orissa and more. Salwar sets and dress materials range from Rs. 250 onwards, handloom products like saris from Rs. 300 and gift articles from Rs. 30 to Rs. 10,000. There will be a 20 per cent off on handlooms and 10 per cent off on handicrafts.

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Arka Mukhopadhyay will be conducting two theatre workshops as part of the ‘Selves, Masks, Performance’ series from June 26 to July 21 on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and the second one from July 6 to 27 on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. above Chung Wah restaurant, on Church Street. Contact: 9880966313, or >

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Artistes’ Repertory Theatre are presenting “The Invisible River” by Gautam Raja and directed by Ruchika Chanana at Chowdiah Memorial Hall on June June 24, 8 p.m. Tickets priced at Rs. 150 and Rs. 250 are available at the Crossword outlet on Residency Road. Discounts are available on block bookings of 15 tickets and above. Call 25582411.

Samanvaya Kala Sangha of Mysore is staging Antony Shaffer’s “Haavu Eni” in Kannada, translated by Ritwik Simha and directed by Mayasandra Krishna Prasad on June 24, 7.30 p.m. at Ranga Shankara. Call 9448351556/9916617084. On June 25 and 26, 7.30 p.m. at Ranga Shankara “Butter and Mashed Banana” written and directed by Ajay Krishnan will be stage by Harami Theatre of Bangalore at Ranga Shankara. On June 27, 28 at 7.30 p.m. and June 29 at 3.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. Call 9845602265. “Doubles, Triples and Quadruples” directed by Sunil Evam Karthik will be staged by Evam Entertainment of Chennai at Ranga Shankara. Call 09840222363. “Butter and Mashed Banana” will also be staged on June 29, 7 p.m. at Grasshopper, Bannerghatta Road. Call 9845602265.

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SPAR is having a 50 per cent discount on select items such as kitchen ware, cameras, refrigerators and furniture till June 24 at No. 39/3 44 Bannerghatta Road, Lakkasandra (40618555) and at Oasis, SPAR Plot No. 30, 3rd floor 100 Feet Inner Ring Road (41313506).

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Vasudha Anil Sharma will be presenting her Bharatanatya Arangetram on June 28, 6 p.m. at the ADA Rangamandira. Call 9845335387.

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Penguin Books India and ITC Windsor is hosting the book launch and reading of Anita Nair’s “Goodnight and God Bless” on June 27, 7.30 p.m. at the Regency, ITC Windsor, No. 25 Windsor Square, Golf Course Road.

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Ananya is conducting a seven-day programme “Ekavykthiyakshagana Sambrama” from great epics by Mantap Prabhakar Upadhyay, directed by Shathavadhani R. Ganesh, accompanied by V. Ganapathi Bhat on vocals, H.S. Venugopla on the flute, Ananthapadmanabha Patak (maddale), Krishna Yaji (chande) and Rajashekar Hande (costume) till June 28, 6.30 p.m. at Ananya Sabhangana, No. 91/2, 4th Main Road, Malleswaram. On June 29, 6.30 p.m., the 700th event will be presented by Mantap Prabhakar Upadhya at Sevasadana in Malleswaram. Call 23440409.

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Galerie Sara Arakkal is presenting “The Search for Tranquillity”, a solo show of Bharati Sagar’s paintings till July 5, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at No. 156, 4th Main, BEML Layout, ITPL Road.

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