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Familie Flöz is presenting ‘Hotel Paradiso’.

Familie Flöz is presenting ‘Hotel Paradiso’.


Around town | Diwali Menu at Royal China

Till 30 October

The fine-dining Chinese restaurant has added special Diwali desserts to its regular fare. On offer are Honey Noodles with Ice Cream and Kam Gua Lou.

12.30-3.45pm/7.30- 11.45pm. Royal China, Eros Corporate Tower, Nehru Place (49818000). Meal for one, Rs1,200, plus taxes.

Art | Festive Fantasy

Till 14 November

Nandan Purkayastha’s 15 paintings have used the Rotring ballpoint pen to sketch images of goddess Durga, demons, animals and birds.

11am-7pm. Gallerie Ganesha, Greater Kailash-II (29217306). Prices, Rs55,000 to Rs7.5 lakh.

Theatre | Hotel Paradiso

Till 29 October

On its maiden tour of India, German production company Familie Flöz is showcasing humour and mime with the help of masks.

4pm (Saturday)/8pm. Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg. Tickets, Rs500, Rs750, Rs1,000, Rs1,500 and Rs2,000, available on

By Sohini Sen


Todd Haynes’ ‘I’m Not There’.

Todd Haynes’ ‘I’m Not There’.

Film | I’m Not There

28 October-3 November

Todd Haynes’ 2007 drama is inspired by the life of singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, who recently won the Nobel Prize for literature. 2 hour, 15 minutes.

6.45pm. Matterden CFC, The Deepak, Lower Parel. Tickets, Rs200, Rs250, Rs300 and Rs350, available

Theatre | Shamshan Mein Khada Bevkoof

29 October

Varun Kulkarni’s character Sumeet tells the story of an unusual funeral where mourning takes a back seat to other issues in the discussions among family members.

6.30pm/8.30pm. The Hive, 50-A, Huma Mansion, Khar (West). Tickets,Rs300, available on

Gogol Ke Kisse

28 October

Sachin Malvi’s Gogol Ke Kisse is based on two short stories by Russian author Nikolai Gogol: The Overcoat and The Nose. 1 hour, 15 minutes.

7.30pm. The Cuckoo Club by Hive, Pali Hill, Bandra (West). Tickets, Rs300, available on

By Shweta Upadhyay


Theatre | Bikhre Bimb

27-28 October

This one-act Hindi play features Arundhati Nag as Manjula, a Kannada writer whose own image questions her on how she managed to write a global best-seller in English. 1 hour, 10 minutes.

7.30pm. Ranga Shankara, 36/2, 8th Cross, II Phase, JP Nagar. Tickets, Rs200, available on

Around town | TEDx Bangalore Women 2016

28 October

This edition’s theme, “It’s About Time”, will see speakers discussing how time and attention shape our lives. The speakers will include singer Soundarya Jayachandran and development specialist Veena Sethuraman.

4-9pm. Sky Deck at VR, Whitefield Main Road. Tickets, Rs575, Rs1,150 and Rs2,300, available

Shoonya will be performing tonight.

Shoonya will be performing tonight.

Music | Shoonya

28 October

Enjoy an evening of world music by the band Shoonya, featuring Milind Date on the bansuri, Ashok Kumar on the djembe and darbouka, Sridhar Sagar on the saxophone, Pramod Stephen on the bass, Kiran Shankar on the keyboard and Shrinidhi on the mandolin.

9pm. BFlat Bar, 776, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar. Tickets, Rs400, available on

By Shivani Kagti


Film | 14th Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival

1-5 November

Over 100 films will be screened from all over the world, with a special focus on France. The line-up includes Jackie(Lithuania) and Reality Show (India).

Timings vary. Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Ballygunge. For details, visit

Music | Matri Shakti and Music Mind

28 October

There will be a Bharatanatyam performance, Matri Shakti, by Jhinook Mukherjee and group, followed by Music Mind, a combination of Rabindra sangeet and piano by singer Prabuddha Raha and pianist Soumitra Sengupta.

6pm. Rabindranath Tagore Centre, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, 9A Ho Chi Minh Sarani (22822895).

By Indranil Bhoumik


Musician Graham Kendrick.

Musician Graham Kendrick.

Music | Graham Kendrick Live

28 October

The evening will feature Graham Kendrick, a world- renowned songwriter, singer and musician, with singers and musicians from Chennai. They will perform Kendrick classics like Shine Jesus Shine, Heaven Is In My Heart and Servant King.

6.30pm. The Museum Theatre, Pantheon Road, Egmore. Tickets, Rs300, Rs400 and Rs600, available

Theatre | Jeeves And Wooster In Perfect Nonsense

3-13 November

The 2014 Olivier Award-winning comedy is scripted by the Goodale Brothers and was originally directed by Sean Foley.

7.30pm. Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, Chetpet. Tickets, Rs750, Rs1,000, Rs2,000, Rs3,000, Rs4,000, Rs5,000 and Rs6,000, available on

Art | A Theatrical Field

Till 4 November

Contemporary artist Eleena Banik’s works include oil on canvas and paper, and acrylic on PVC sheet.

11am-7pm. Apparao Galleries—The Leela Palace, MRC Nagar. For details, call 9941012380.

By Nandini Reddy


Music | Progworks On Wheels with Cosish And Rainburn

28 October

Homegrown progressive rock bands Cosish and Rainburn will headline Progworks On Wheels, the country’s first progressive rock festival.

8pm. The Other Side, Road No.36, Jubilee Hills. Tickets, Rs200, available on

Theatre | Kale Ghode Ki Naal Ki Angoothi

28-29 October

This Hindi comedy, written by K.M. Mishra and directed by Jay Jha, revolves around superstitious Jeetlal who buys horseshoe rings, thinking all his desires would be fulfilled. Instead, his life becomes a roller-coaster ride. 1 hour.

7.30pm. Lamakaan, Road No.1, opposite GVK One Mall, Banjara Hills. Tickets, Rs100, available at the venue and on

By Viswanath Pilla