Cultural Events

CONCERT: Les Songes Voyageurs

LES SONGES VOYAGEURS 7 :00 PM | Sunday 19th  February | Alliance Française de Bangalore Countertenor Thierry Gregoire, a student of James Bowman, Paul Esswood and Henri Ledroi, has won awards from the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation and the Vellutti International Singing Competition (Italiy). A promising voice with a rare and much sought-after tessitura, he made a name for himself in over 350 performances ... Read More »

THEATRE: Love, Sex & Mocha

THEATRE: Love, Sex & Mocha 6:00 pm | 18th February | Alliance Française de Bangalore A quirky rom-com, that infuses slam poetry and theatre as one, is a satire on modern chick flicks that creates a twist on the male-female relationship. Bubbly and frothy, this theatrical effort takes a quirky look at the man’s cup of woes, which seems to ... Read More »

DANCE: Dance DIScourse

Dance DIScourse 6:30 pm | 16th February | Alliance Française de Bangalore PURUSH is an idea of attenDANCE History Society to project, promote and platform the Purush Anga – the male solo dancer. For a decade, dance scholar- historian Ashish Khokar has taken this issue up due to declining number of male solo dancers in India. In each form, less ... Read More »

AF CINEMA: Sophie’s Misfortunes

AF CINEMA: Sophie’s Misfortunes 6.30 pm | 10th of February | Suchitra Cinema & Cultural Academy Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Christophe Honoré, France – 2015 – 1h45min – Dramatic Comedy Sophie de Réan is a playful little girl, alive and curious about life. Surrounded by her cousin Paul and her little comrades, Camille and Madeleine de Fleurville, ... Read More »

DANCE: Tordre (Wrought)

DANCE: CCN2-CENTRE CHORÉOGRAPHIQUE NATIONAL DE GRENOBLE, FRANCE TORDRE (WROUGHT)  7.30 PM | Sunday * February 05 | Ranga Shankara Theatre TORDRE (WROUGHT) is presented by CCN2 – Centre chorégraphique national de Grenoble, choreographed by Rachid Ouramdane. Two of Ouramdane’s longtime collaborators—Lora Juodkaite and Annie Hanauer— perform lonely solos in a haunting duet. Intensely physical performances foreground the specificity of each ... Read More »

PLAY READING: Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler

PLAY READING: Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler 5:00 pm | 5th of February | Alliance Française classroom 7 This play reading is a part of the Alliance française de Bangalore and Bangalore Little Theatre partnership. Most people familiar with the unravelling of the 3D structure of DNA have probably associated it with just two Cambridge men: the Englishman Francis Crick ... Read More »

DANCE: Attakkalari India Biennial 2017

DANCE: ATTAKKALARI INDIA BIENNIAL 2017 PLATFORM 17: EMERGING SOUTH ASIA 3.00PM | Sunday, February 05 and Monday, February 06 |  Alliance Française de Bangalore Free Entry South Asia’s largest and most important international festival for contemporary movement arts is set to roll out its 8th edition and will be held in multiple venues across Bengaluru from 03 to 12 February 2017. ... Read More »

CINEMA: My French Film Festival 2017

CINEMA: My French Film Festival 2017 7.00 pm | 30th of January  – 2nd 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 7th edition, the festival returns with ... Read More »

CONCERT: Sax Machine

CONCERT: Sax Machine 8.30 pm onwards | 17th of January | blueFROG Bangalore Sax Machine is a back to the future of the « Great Black Music » : Hard-Bop, Afro-Beat, Deep Funk and Hip-Hop Psyche collide to form an original and unstoppable alloy ! Sax Machine is an alchemical formula imagined by the talented saxophonist Guillaume Sené (Like Jam, Leon Newars) and the volcanic Pierre ... Read More »

CONCERT: Ek Jhalak

Sunaad, in collaboration with Alliance Francaise presents EK JHALAK 6:00– 8:30 pm | Wednesday 25 January | Alliance Française de Bangalore Open to all A glimpse into the future, featuring a young artiste, Nishant Panicker, in a debut concert of Khayal singing in the Agra tradition. Nishant, a disciple of Vidushi Lalith J Rao, a doyenne of the Agra-Atrauli Gharana, is ... Read More »