Bangalore Events – The Hindu

freedom day

There will be a three-day mega freedom festival of folk, classical and Hindustani music, organized by the Indian Music Experience Museum (IME). Renowned musicians such as Umayalpuram Sivaraman, Sudha Ragunathan, Langa musicians from Rajasthan and folk musicians from Bengal will perform at the event, which will be held on August 26. Venue will be IME and MLR Convention Center, JP Nagar.


For you and your pet

Pet Fed presents Bengaluru Pupper Party 4.0 at BLR Brewing Co. Bengaluru, Kanakpura Road. There will be a range of games to play with your pets and a special buffet. The party is scheduled for August 21, between noon and 3 p.m. Entrance fee is ₹399. Log on to for tickets.


have a cookie

Magnolia Bakery, Indiranagar launches Banana Pudding Cookie in India. The cookie is made from a mixture of white chocolate, vanilla wafers and fresh bananas melted into the batter.


Saturday Chills

Foxtrot Marathahalli presents The Saturday Pill with DJ NY starting August 20 at 8 p.m. DJ NY is known to be a fan of genres ranging from house music to hip-hop to Bollywood. Free entry. Call 9108136001/2 for details.


Ganesh Utsav

A month-long celebration of Ganesh Utsav is held at various venues across Bengaluru including cultural events at Ravindra Kalakshetra (JC Road), Orion Mall (Rajajinagar), National College Grounds (Basavanagudi) and Shalini Grounds (Jayanagar). As part of the Diamond Jubilee celebration of Bengaluru Ganesha Utsava, there will be a performance by Raghu Dixit and a tribute to Dr. Rajkumar & Dr. Puneeth Rajkumar by Manju Drumming Collective. It will be held on August 20 and 21 from 6:30 p.m. at the Orion Mall, Rajajinagar. Free entry.

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The heart connects

Katharsis counseling is organizing “The He(ART) Exchange” workshop, which will be held at Blr Creative Circus on August 21, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The He(ART) exchange will be a two-hour reflective journey that uses creative arts therapy techniques to facilitate self-exploration. Participants will engage in art, play, movement and sharing circles to reconnect with the deepest part of themselves. The fee including materials is ₹1,100. Log on to to register.


Saturday Night Live

With Sceptr3 & Teemeer will perform on August 20 from 9pm at Hard Rock Cafe, St Mark’s Road. The event is held to celebrate 40 years of Metallica and frontman James Hetfield’s birthday month. Tickets are priced at ₹500 and up.


Madame X music

DJ, label head and club impresario Madam X will perform in the city on August 20, at 7:30 p.m. As well as hosting her own shows on BBC Radio 1, Rinse FM and NTS, she runs her own label – Kaizen.

The venue that will host his show is Indiranagar SOCIAL. Tickets available on Call 8657896572.

Koramagala SOCIAL presents Select sundowner on August 21 at 4 p.m. The evening will feature Kampai, Kreon, Vidhur, Grover, Looselegs, Kandi Kuri and Kritical, who will showcase the genre of bass, house, breaks, disco and house music. Tickets on


New on the menu

Fox in the Field, Whitefield, has introduced a new menu that pays homage to classic dishes. It was hosted by Chef Shankar Devnath.

There will be dishes such as foxy leaf bheltwisted fish, kung nam prik pao, tomato fish curry and more. Call 8904353612.


It’s a musical

Bhoomija presents a piece of music, Aaroha, August 23 and 24 at Ranga Shankara at 7:30 p.m. It will feature Mysore Manjunath, S Surendranath, Srinivasa Prabhu, SG Vasudev and a 20-member youth orchestra.

Tickets priced at ₹300 are available at the venue and at


Film screening

Vikalp Bengaluru in collaboration with Bangalore International Center will screen the film An offer for Bengal. Directed by Dwaipayan Banerjee and Kasturi Basu, the film uses fresh and archival footage with personal family background and visits the workings of the front organizations of the Hindu right-wing network responsible for recent political change in West Bengal.

The film will be screened on August 21 at 6:30 p.m.

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