From the diary


S akhi presents the Sakhi Green Sale from August 14 to 22. Along with discounts up to 50 per cent, customers will receive saplings as a symbol of Sakhi's commitment to uphold the green concept. The sale is at Sakhi- By Chandras, # 305, 6th Main, Defence Colony, Indiranagar, 10.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. Call 41155551.

Calantha Wardrobe offers a traditional shopping experience from August 14 and 20 for the festival of Varamahalakshmi. Customers will be given a traditional tamboola. Studio Calantha is at # 535, 12th Cross, 5th Main, HIG Dollars Colony, RMV IInd Stage, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call 23413810/ 40905084.


N ational Gallery of Modern Art will host a lecture “Miniature as Style – a Small Revolution?” by Annapurna Garimella on August 13 at 6 p.m. It's at National Gallery Of Modern Art, Manikyavelu Mansion, Palace Road. Call 233342338.

Ants, as part of the initiative ‘Bringing positive stories from the north east', is organising a talk and a discussion on Meghalaya State on August 14. The discussion will be led by Calvin Kharshiing and Sheppard Lyngdoh. The event is at The Ants Café, Ants Store, #2023/B, 1st Cross, 14th A main, HAL 2nd stage, Indiranagar, 6.30 p.m. Call 8123481721/ 41715639.


K avade, on the eve of Independence Day will host a game of Lagori/ Pitthu on August 14 at Kavade, CKN Chambers, 1st main road, Seshadripuram, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. People of all age groups are welcome. To register log on to or call 9980022820.


“A State of Being”, a performance installation by Tahireh Lal and Mic will be on at Fortune Chambers, No.8, Lalbagh Road on August 14 and 15. The performance will be held near Richmond Circle on Lal Bagh Road. Call Tahireh Lal on 98862-42548 or mail

Gallery Time and Space will host an exhibition of paintings and installation by Vishal Joshi titled “Illuminations”. The exhibition is on at Gallery Time & Space, # 55, Lavelle Road, till August 21. Call 32969412 / 22124117


S amprati - the Creative Studio has tied up with Saroj Khan to teach Bollywood dance. She will be in the city from August 20 to 30. Registrations for the Bollywood dance workshop close on August 18. Samprati is at #16, 18th Cross, Malleswaram. Call 23441127/ 9482502814.


B lack Swan, in association with Western Ghats Eco Escapes, presents “Click!”, a workshop on outdoor photography by award winning photographer, H. Satish in Nandigodu, Shimoga. The workshop is on from August 20 to 22. The fee is Rs. 9,500. Call 99002-85305 or email


B asava Ambara presents a sale of silver jewellery and silk saris. Bodhi brings block prints on silk and other materials. There are saris and stoles on offer. The silver jewellery is by Puja Bhargava. The exhibition is on from August 12 to 14, 10.30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Basava Ambara is at 93 (old 35 & 35/1) Kanakapura Road, Basavangudi. Call 26561940/ 65461856.

Julie Kagti presents the The Sari Trunk Show from August 13 to 20. You can place custom orders for saris too. Jewellery designers Deepti Sudhindra and Akshatha Rao will exhibit their latest collections. Julie Kagti's Studio is at Hatworks Boulevard, 32, Cunningham Road. Call 41327515.


O range Sky Productions announces a workshop in Acting for Film and Theatre, starting August 15. The two-month course has sessions thrice a week. Participants will undergo training on subjects like emotional memory, imagination, improvisation, movement, speech, scenes and characterisation. The workshop will be at Pitter Patter Nursery School, 3rd block, Koramangala, and you must be 15 to register. Call 9980497792 or email


B Flat present Lou Majaw, the Khasi guitar legend from Shillong, who is popularly known as the Bob Dylan of the East, on August 13 at 8.30 p.m.

Kyra presents an evening featuring the young duo Jude Lazaro and Robin Colaco who will present classic and timeless love songs and ballads. Jude is on the vocals and Robin on the guitar and keyboards. It's on August 14, 8.15 p.m. at Kyra. Call 43389292 / 9632203333.

Nadasurabhi Cultural Association presents a concert on special compositions of Muthuswami Dikshitar by Vidushi Suguna Purushothaman at The Indian Heritage Academy Hall, 6th Block, near Police Station, Koramangala, on August 15, 4.15 p.m. Call 25539368.

Sri Krishna Kalakshetra, Sri Radha Krishna Mandir, Bangalore, ISKCON presents a jugalbandi concert of Suma Sudhindra (veena) and Pravin Godkhindi (flute) on August 13 at the Multivision Theatre, ISKCON, Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Road. It's open to all.


C ollage presents Studio Tara. The shop-in-shop will unveil cutting edge designs by Bharathi Ravi Prakash. Pearls, diamonds and other stones dominate the collection with floral and animal motifs. Meet the designer on August 13 and 14 at Collage, 21/1, Wood Street, Ashoknagar, 10 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. Call 25566818 or visit

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