HIGHLIGHTS

Cultural Events

GATHAS with Ariana Vafadari

  07:00 PM / 20th Feb 2018 / AF Auditorium The Gathas are the prayers of Zoroastrianism, the monotheistic religion of Ancient Persia. These poems from philosopher and prophet Zarathustra date from about 3700 years. They are surprisingly modern, expressing the life, doubts and choices of a man. As there are no records of the way they were sung originnally, Franco-Iranian Ariana ... Read More »

Sex Ke Side Effects: PLAY

Sex Ke Side Effects: Date: 18th Feb, 6:00 pm Synopsis:   A comedy play that deals with Indian society and its view of Sex. In the land of the Kama Sutra, Sex has become a taboo and its side effects even more. The play looks at the effects and consequences of sex on different members of society through different stories. With sex being ... Read More »

PLAY: The Vagina Monologues

Date: Sunday, 11th February Time: 2 shows – 4 PM and 7:30 PM Ticket cost: INR 300 Tickets available at: https://in.explara.com/e/the-vagina-monologues The Vagina Monologues is an episodic play that celebrates the feminine. It tells the stories of the relationships women have with their vaginas. United by a common theme, the monologues shine a spotlight on experiences ranging from inconspicuous to life-altering. These everyday ... Read More »

The Professionals

The Professionals 9th Feb 2018, Friday – 6PM and 8PM Alliance Française de Bangalore: 108, Thimmaiah Road, Opposite U.N. I Building, Vasant Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052 Co-written by: Neha and Yogesh Directed by: Neha Mehta Duration: 60 mins Language: Hindi and English Synopsis: Power-Prestige-Money or just pure dedication and love for work. Appraisal​s/onsite – and the things one does for ... Read More »

FREAKING HILARIOUS: An evening of english standup!

3rd Feb 2018 / 5:30 PM & 7:30 PM at AF Auditorium A stand up comedy show you cannot miss !! Some of the best comedians in the country come together to give you a show which will have you laughing all through. Sanjay Manaktala has done hundreds of corporate shows across the world and is one of India’ s ... Read More »

FRENCH ANIMATION : BONJOUR INDIA

In order to showcase the creativity of France, the third-largest producer of animated films in the world in terms of technical expertise and storytelling, Bonjour India will screen features and short films to different type of audiences in ten cities in India. You will find the list of movies below, which will be screened at AF Auditorium everyday from 29th ... Read More »

Hakanai – Adrien M & Claire B 

Hakanai – Adrien M & Claire B  Linking digital and performing arts, this 40-minute solo performance will enchant Indian audiences with what art and technology can do when they work hand-in-hand. For the first time, Indian dancer Priyabrata Panigrahi will be trained by French dancer Virginie Barjonnet to interpret this choreography. The training session, from May to November 2017, will ... Read More »

SAFAR-E-RAQS

Description – Safar-e-raqs is the journey of what is popularly called belly dance. The production travels from the late 1790’s to the present day, unravelling how the dance was adapted – to different cultures, different audiences – and how a curious metamorphosis of the dance took place. Safar-e-Raqs is an attempt to present this journey to the audience and challenge ... Read More »

Swinging Jazz Friday

Swing to the lively sounds of trumpets, saxophones, guitars, percussion, double bass and more as two of the city’s well-known jazz ensembles; ‘The BSM Jazz Quartet’ from our newly-formed Jazz and Contemporary Music Department headed by Director – Operations and Jazz Musician, M.R. Jagadeesh and ‘Jazz Revival’ led by our Board Member, renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Thomas Chandy, present a ‘BSM Fund-Raising Initiative’ ... Read More »

PRERANA

Sunaad, in association with Alliance Francaise de Bangalore invites you to PRERANA Inspiration featuring Prabhat Rao 6 pm – 8 pm Sunday, January 7, 2018 Alliance Francaise 108, Thimmiah Road, Vasant Nagar, Bengaluru Tabla: Shri Udayaraj Karpur Harmonium: Shri Satish Kolli All are welcome   Prabhat Rao, is an upcoming vocalist, originally from Bangalore, now based in the UK. He ... Read More »