Author Archives: Alliance Française Bangalore

PLAY READING: Emil’s Enemies

5:30 pm | 15th of February | Alliance Française atrium After an excellent start to Playday Sundays with a packed house we are back in February with another brilliantly written play. This month, we delve on a World War II play called Emil’s Enemies by Douglas Huff. Once again this is the first time in India, as the American playwright ... Read More »

DANCE: CESC GELABERT V.O.+ at Attakkalari India Biennial

4.00 pm | 13th of February | Alliance Française auditorium CESC GELABERT V.O.+ // Spain // Solo / 55 mins Cesc Gelabert’s last solo show Cesc Gelabert V.O.+ is a combination of his first performance of three short solos and a reinterpretation of old pieces especially created for the AIB 2015. The work draws on the experiences gained by the choreographer in the ... Read More »

DANCE: Système Castafiore at Attakkalari India Biennial

7.30 pm | 8th of February | Ranga Shankara  LES CHANTS DES L’UMAÏ by Système Castafiore. SOLO/ 55 MINUTES In the imaginary, dream-like state that the choreographer Marcia Barcellos creates in this work, she is Umaï, the womb of the universe, or a woman-dragon of the fictional territory of Gravbekistan. In this ode to femininity, the reconstructed memory of many ... Read More »

CONCERT: From Classical Music to Flamenco

7.00 pm | 1st of February | Alliance Française auditorium The Alliance française de Bangalore and the Bangalore School of Music invite you to an enchanting evening of dance and music – From Classical Music to Flamenco with Serge Lopez and Nathalie Marin.  Serge Lopez and Nathalie Marin met during a concert with the Symphony Orchestra of Cannes: they both wished ... Read More »

PLAY READING: Drawing the Line

5:00 pm | 11th of January | Alliance Française atrium Welcome back to a new set of fun-filled, rib tickling, thought provoking plays as part of our monthly play readings. This month, we bring to you “Drawing the line” for the very first time in India. In 2013-14 Hampstead Theatre in London opened this play which was a great hit. The play is about ... Read More »

BOOK LAUNCH: Au Bord de l’Inde

7.00 pm | 12th of January | Alliance Française auditorium Au Bord de l’Inde – Portraits d’objets, d’icônes et de célébrités by Denis C. Meyer and Anuradha Wagle This book is a collection of objects, icons and celebrities that are marked by their pan-Indianness and united by a sense of collective experience and identity. These objects are all distinct notes of a musical ... Read More »

LECTURE // Microbes and Men : an (almost) perfect symbiosis

7.00 pm | 15th of January | Alliance Française auditorium Microbiota, particularly when intestinal, turns out to bean essential element inmammalian physiology. The scopeand depth ofthe symbiosis which was establishedas a result of the co-evolution of mammalsand microbes affect areas as diverse as digestion and metabolism, maturation of the immunesystem, osteogenesis, delayed maturationof the brain and blood-brainbarrier, or tissue regeneration. ... Read More »

CINEMA: My French Film Festival

7.00 pm | 19th – 22nd, 27th of January | 2nd and 16th of February | Alliance Française auditorium MyFrenchFilmFestival.com is an innovative concept the goal of which is to showcase the young generation of French filmmakers and enable Internet users all over the whole to share their love of French cinema. For its 5th edition, the festival returns with new ... Read More »

Dance DISCourse

6:00 pm | 23rd of January | Alliance Française Auditorium Vive la République! On the eve of Indian Republic Day, reputed dancers of Bangalore get together to celebrate through dance. Main forms learnt and practiced today in the city – Bharatatnatyam, Kathak, Orissi, Kuchipudi – will be platformed by curator of the Dance Discourse Series – now in its 6th ... Read More »

CONCERT: Violin Piano Duo – Malaysia

7.00 pm | 28th of January | Alliance Française auditorium Bangalore School of Music in Partnership with Alliance Française de Bangalore present Reputed  Violin Piano Duo–Malaysia : Pianist Thevi Thanigasalam& Violinist Winnie Cheah Winnie Cheah : is one of the best known classical musicians and educators in the country. From a very young age and under her father’s guidance, Winnie learned ... Read More »