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FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE 2016

FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE 2016 All day | 18th – 19th of June | Alliance française & Bangalore City As every year, the AFB will be organising the Fête de la Musique/ International Music Day, this year over the weekend of 18-19 June. On this occasion, musicians of all genres, amateurs, or professionals and music fans gather for a cheerful celebration of ... Read More »

AF COOKOUT: Tomato Special with Alexandre SEINCE

AF COOKOUT: Tomato Special with Alexandre SEINCE 1.00 – 3.30 pm | 15th of June | Alliance Française cafétaria CANCELLED Cooking Class by Alex Seince – Executive Chef Cafe Noir Restaurants Today Chef Alex proposes his ‘Special Tomato Cooking Class’ with • Starter : Asian Tartar of tomato served with a Gaspacho of water melon • Main course : Stuffed Tomato with bell-peper ... Read More »

Youth In Dance 2016 by Padmalaya Dance Foundation

Youth In Dance 2016 by Padmalaya Dance Foundation 4.30 pm | 12th of June | Alliance française Auditorium Padmalaya Dance Foundation, under the direction of Smt. Padma Murali has been instrumental in promoting classical arts amongst youth for several years now. The Foundation initiated a “YOUTH IN DANCE” festival 4 years ago which was met with great appreciation. This year again, we present yet ... Read More »

THEATRE: Tiny Tetikasa – The Moonlit Tales

THEATRE: Tiny Tetikasa – The Moonlit Tales 5.00 & 7.30 pm | 11th of June | Alliance Française auditorium “Theatre For Liberation” presents “Tiny Tetikasa: The Moonlit Tales” Production – Theatre For Liberation Show Title – Tiny Tetikasa: The Moonlit Tales Show Date – June 11th 2016, Saturday Could it get more sensuous, superior, and wilder than this in town– NOPE! Modestly, we ... Read More »

AF CINEMA: The Painting / Le Tableau

AF CINEMA: The Painting / Le Tableau 7.00 pm | 10th of June | Suchitra Cinema & Cultural Academy Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Jean-François Laguionie, France – 2011 – 1h16min – Animation Three characters of different social classes escape their unfinished painting in search of the Painter, hoping he will complete it. For mysterious reasons, a Painter ... Read More »

PLAY READING: Night of the Iguana

PLAY READING: Night of the Iguana by Tennesee Williams 5:00 pm | 5th of June| Alliance Française classroom 7 “The Night of the Iguana,” Tennessee Williams is writing at the top of his form.He is still grappling with the human mysteries that have always haunted him: man’s incommunicability to man, the futility of the helpless helping the helpless, the effort to ... Read More »

THEATRE: Evam Indrajit

THEATRE: Evam Indrajit 4.00 & 7.30 pm | 4th & 5th of June | Alliance Française auditorium Badal Sircar’s play in Girish Karnad’s translation What would a writer do if one of his characters develops a mind of his own, when all other characters are perfectly happy going round and round within the boundaries that the writer has set for them? In “Evam ... Read More »

THEATRE: Nati Binodini

THEATRE: Nati Binodini 6.30 pm | 3rd of June | Alliance Française Auditorium The play revolves around the life of the famous South Asian actress, Binodini Dasi (1862–1941), also known as Nati Binodini, who born to prostitution, started her career as a courtesan and at twelve played her first serious drama role in 1874. Later she moved at Calcutta’s National Theatre under the ... Read More »

DANCE: La Forêt Ebouriffée

DANCE: La Forêt Ebouriffée 7.30 pm | 2nd of June | Ranga Shankara In collaboration with Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts // For passes, contact communication.bangalore@afindia.org Racine is not an ordinary boy. No one noticed that a tree grew up in his head. Fleeing from a mean grand-mother and a stressful routine, he takes refuge in this safe place. In this overwhelming forest, changing ... Read More »