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 in.bookmyshow.com
By Sohini Sen
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 on in.bookmyshow.com
Theatre | Shamshan Mein Khada Bevkoof
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 in.bookmyshow.com
Gogol Ke Kisse
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 in.bookmyshow.com
By Shweta Upadhyay
Theatre | Bikhre Bimb
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 in.bookmyshow.com
Around town | TEDx Bangalore Women 2016
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 on in.bookmyshow.com
Music | Shoonya
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 in.bookmyshow.com
By Shivani Kagti
Film | 14th Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival
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 www.kalpanirjhar.com
Music | Matri Shakti and Music Mind
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
Music | Graham Kendrick Live
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 on in.bookmyshow.com
Theatre | Jeeves And Wooster In Perfect Nonsense
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 in.bookmyshow.com
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
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 in.bookmyshow.com
Theatre | Kale Ghode Ki Naal Ki Angoothi
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 in.bookmyshow.com
By Viswanath Pilla