Percussion mastero Mridanga Kala Shiromani A V Anand is being felicitated on March1 at 6 pm at Jayarama Seva Mandali. Sangeetha Kalanidhi R K Srikantan will preside over the function. Dr Mahesh Joshi, Director of Doordarshan Kendra, Bangalore will be the chief guest.
N S Krishnamurthy and managing trustee of Ananya R V Raghavendra will be the guest of honour.There will also be a concert by Mridanga maestro Vidwan A V Anand with his disciple Tirumala Srinivas followed by flute
jugalbandi by Praveen
Godkhindi and Pranesh with percussion directed by Anoor Ananthakrishna Sharma. Those interested can call 98802 10112
Panchatattva Raga Sagara, music for meditation and healing, is conducting a special programme on March 1, 6 pm at the Gayan Samaj Auditorium.
A Hindustani vocal concert will be presented by Vidushi Soudamini Venkatesh, a senior disciple of Surmani Pt Vinayak Torvi, at 6.30 pm on March 1 at ‘Bhoomika’, 17th Cross, Malleswaram. On harmonium will be Umakant Puranik and on tabla will be Shashi Bhushan Gurjar. The event is organised by Bangalore Sangeet Sabha. Entry is free
Keats was a tuber
Voices will present Poile Sengupta’s ‘Keats was a tuber’, a hilarious take on the English language featuring Shiv Kumar, Munira Sen,Ranita Hirji, Ramnath Bhat, Stanley Pinto, Pathy Aiyar, Chandana V Aiyar on March 4, 5 and 6 at Ranga Shankara. Design and direction is by Ashish Sen.
Tickets are priced Rs 50 and are available at Supermarket, 5th Avenue, Brigade Road. Call 9886270420 /9886211131.
Parikrama Humanity Foundation will celebrate Parikrama Centre for Learning’s fifth annual day based on the theme ‘One planet. One People’ at MICO grounds on March 1 from 6.30 pm. Witness the theatrical spectacle ‘Around the World in 80 Clicks’ produced by Parikrama staff and performed by the children of Parikrama.
Apoorva K Keshav will be performing Bharatanatyam at 5 pm on March 2 at Kittappa Pillai Memorial Dance Festival 2008, Parampara Auditorium.Those interested can visit Parampara Auditorium at #5, 3rd Main, 8th Cross, Chennammana Kere Acchukattu layout, Banashankari III Stage, III Phase.
Sri Tirunarayana Trust will be organising VTT Scholar Quiz Competition: ‘Into the Future with Knowledge’ at 2 pm on March 1.The venue is BMS College for Women, Basavanagudi.
Reading Ruskin Bond
EasyLib.com, the online library is hosting a storytelling session for children above five years on March 1 from 3 pm to 4 pm. Neema and Ray from Kathalaya will be narrating stories by Ruskin Bond. Also on March 1 from 4 pm to 5 pm, ‘Mind Share’, the philosophy club at EasyLib.com is meeting to discuss the topic ‘Faith’. Geeta Ramanujam, the moderator, will talk about faith in self versus faith in god. The audiences are encouraged to bring in their thoughts and readings on the topic. The events are held at Easy Library, 972 H, 1st A Main, S T Bed Layout, 4th Block, Koramangala. For details and to register contact 41102231.