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Creativity Thirst Quencher.

The Bold Exhibits Curated Creative Affair successfully quenched Bangalore’s thirst for creativity!

The Bold Exhibits first ever eclectic curation of art, craft, design and film by creative professionals in Bangalore proved to be a successful first instalment. The event was a melting pot of artistic ability and talent, ranging from young and established filmmakers, artists, budding designers, photographers and more.

Malvika Thapa, a Bangalore based Art Director said, “I have just moved to Bangalore and it was very heartening to see the seriousness with which creativity is approached with in the city. The designer in me was ecstatic to finally find a community of genuine lovers of authentic art, in whatever form it may be.”

The exhibitors at this curated affair ranged from, Nikitha Satish, a fashion enthusiast who reinvents classic textile, traditional motifs of Karnataka with contemporary designs under the label ‘Dori’. Rajshree Saraf, an illustrator, photographer, communication designer who creates modernist and minimalist design. Aakash Kedia, an entrepreneur, designer and a photographer who believes in capturing the smaller and the essential moments of life, just how they are. He showcased a series of photographs on his take on Indian Street Photography.

It is interesting to note that The Bold Exhibit received film entries from across the world, some of the selected films were ‘Mae and Ash’ by Shuchi Talati, Director based in New York, ‘Tade’ by Smriti Mehra, a video artist from Canada and ‘JLT’s Project Indian Bride’ by a London based production house, JLTFilms. With films running on loop, modern equipment and comfortable sofas, Bangalore welcomed the unique viewing experience with open arms.

“We are very happy with our first TBE, the response we received was overwhelming. We are definitely planning to make this an annual affair.” said Vanshaj Kapur, founder of The Bold Exhibit.

List of Exhibitors

Nikitha Satish
Company: Dori Design
Category: Fashion

Nikitha Satish is a fashion enthusiast. Under the label ‘Dori’ she reinvents classic textile while her artisans cast a spell on the traditional motifs of Karnataka with contemporary designs.

Aarohi Singh
Company: Art By Aarohi
Category: Art

“Aarohi Singh is an artist with an eponymous label ‘Art by Aarohi’ for merchandise. Her endeavors The Poonchh Collection, The Fusion Projects, and Effortless Friendships have garnered a lot of attention. She also won the Fempowerment Women Achievers award in 2016.

Company: Pariha Design Studio
Category: Fashion

Parinitha, the brain and brawn behind the label Pariha, creates beautiful contemporary Indian Wear, with ‘Cultural Rediscovery’ being the core philosophy.

Felix Jakson
Category: Art

Felix Jackson is a designer and an artist who pursues drawing as an effective means of conveying varied emotional states and psychological narratives.

Snehal Kanodia
Category: Photoartist

Snehal Kanodia is a photographer with an artistic flair. She graduated from Shrishti School of Art & Design and studied under Ami Vitale and Lana Slezic. Her work has been exhibited at The Tate modern, Kochi biennale, Kolkata photography festival amongst others.

Hassan Barmawar
Company: Unearth
Category: Designer

Founder at Unearth

Hassan is a business enthusiast whose passion for design lead to the conception of ‘Unearth’, an independent home decor boutique that delves deep into the flavours of simple yet classy.

Company: Glasshopper
Category: Glass Artist

Saarus Nirhali, a former lawyer, is an original stained glass artist who specialises in ‘Tiffany style’ stained glass pieces where each piece of glass is cut and soldered or fused together with metals like copper and lead. Her work includes door and window panels, lampshades, sun-catchers, jewellery and home decor.

Company: Gingerline
Category: Designer

Shubreet Sidhu is the founder and creative director of Gingerline Homedecor, a quirky and fun home decor brand with a unique design philosophy. She has always had an affinity for elemental design and a penchant for creating pieces of art from unconventional materials and objects that would otherwise go un-noticed. Gingerline’s products are crafted in an attempt to inspire creativity.

Rajshree Saraf
Category: Photoartist

Rajshree Saraf is an illustrator, photographer, communication designer; basically all of it, for the fear of missing out. Studying communication design at the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata, she’s a modernist, a minimalist and a perfectionist.

Karan Kumar
Category: Illustrator

Karan Kumar is an illustrator, artist and designer from Pune. He has been practising art since a very young age and tries to draw a line between traditional techniques and digital rendering. He is currently graduating from Srishti Institute of Art, design and Technology and has a flare to create new and exciting work. “I have always tried to bring out a sense of adventure in my illustration, with each fragment of the form weaving a narrative”. The series of work displayed is an exploration of ink on paper coupled with some digital touches. A style created in its own chaos, Karan invites a viewer to engage with the image and become part of its story.

Aakash Kedia
Category: Photographer

Aakash Kedia is an entrepreneur, designer and a photographer based in Bangalore. He completed his Undergraduate program from Srishti Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Bangalore. He is now the co-founder of two brands – Dukaan and Studio Basic. His love for simplicity and an eye for detail is reflected in his work as well. Dukaan has a range of lifestyle products with clean and geometric designs, and Studio Basic believes in capturing the smaller and the essential moments of life, just how they are. This series of photographs is from Aakash’s take on Indian Street photography. What seems to amuse him is not the chaos, but the calm, and the clean lines which manage to exist around us. This is Aakash’s everyday, which inspired him to bring this collection together.

Rashi Sinha
Category: Designer

Rashi Sinha, graphic designer by profession, artist by default. A mass media graduate with a post graduate in Visual Communication design from Srishti, Bangalore. Rashi says everything is art, then I am an artist. My work resonates with the mundane and a little bit of daydreaming, with subjects varying from characters in a book to a fish bowl by the sofa. Technique is the hero in anything I do. Texture doesn’t come from a computer for me, it comes from seeing what the world can do to a piece of paper. So a humble bottle of ink, some crisp white sheets of paper and The Beatles is how I imagine my happy place; where these pieces have come from.

The Bold Exhibits was held at The Bold Creative,
#6, 1st Cross Rd, Stage 2,
Bengaluru 560038.

Bheemayana – Kannada Play

Benaka, Bengaluru will stage Kannada play “Bheemayana”

Playwright:  Vasudev Nair/Parvathi Ital
Director: Dr. Shreepada Bhat

Tickets available at Ranga Shankara box office and also online on Bookmyshow
RangaShankara accepts payment by paytm/debit and credit card.

Wednesday | 31st May 2017 | 7:30 PM

Ranga Shankara
36/2, 8th Cross,
(Next to J P Nagar Post Office)
2nd Phase, JP Nagar,
Bangalore 560 078.

Directions to the Venue:

Mukhyamantri – Kannada Play

Kalagangotri, Bengaluru will stage Kannada Play “Mukhyamantri”

Playwright: T. S. Lohitashwa
Director: Dr. B.V. Rajaram

Set in an atmosphere of swaying political loyalties, Mukhya Mantri follows the protagonist who is intent on retaining his position through the approaching elections. The pace of this modern Indian drama is like a flowing river – only signifying the eternal continuance of the state of matters.

Tickets available at Ranga Shankara box office and also online on Bookmyshow
RangaShankara accepts payment by paytm/debit and credit card.

Tuesday | 30th May 2017 | 7:30 PM

Ranga Shankara
36/2, 8th Cross,
(Next to J P Nagar Post Office)
2nd Phase, JP Nagar,
Bangalore 560 078.

Directions to the Venue:

Dasa Gitamrutha

Dasa Gitamrutha

The concept has been the brainchild of Shri. Rajan (Rajan-Nagendra fame). He wanted to bring out a CD/DVD. This is a CD launch of Purandara dasa, few of which will be performed on this stage. The meaning of Dasara pada has equivalent shlokas in BhagavadGita and these songs have been rendered by well-known playback singers Rajan – Nagendra, Sangeetha Katti, Ajay Warrier and Ankita Kundu

The songs are in the melodious voices of popular play back singers of Kannada film industry like Sangeetha Katti, Ajay Warrier, SaReGaMaPa little champs and Rising Star fame Ankita Kundu. Students of Shri. Rajan’s ‘Sapthaswaranjali School of Music’ – Dr. Chandrashekar, Mrs. Smitha Karthik, Mr. Sreenivas Prasanna will also be the voices for the show. The famous RJ Soujanya and RJ Vishwas from Radiocity will be the compere of the show.

The ocassion will be graced by
Honorable Justice Mr. Mohan M. Shantana Goudar (Judge, Supreme Court of India).
Mr. Bhaskar Rao IPS (Additional DGP, KSRP Bengaluru).
HH Swami Veereshananda Saraswathi (Sri Ramakrishna Matt, Tumakuru).
Dr. Sri Sri Ramachandra Guruji (Holistic spiritual healer).
Varada Krsna Das (President, ISKCON HBR Layout, Bengaluru).
Dr. Shyamala G. Bhave (Renowned Hindustani and Carnatic Classical Singer).

Tickets available online on BookMyShow:

Saturday | 27th May 2017 | 5:00 PM

Taralabalu Kendra
3rd Main, 2nd Block,
Taralabalu Marg,
Near-B D A Complex,
R T Nagar,
Bengaluru – 560032


Woodstock Sessions with Zehen

Woodstock Sessions with Zehen
presented by Big Brewsky

Big Brewsky Sunday brunches are worthy enough affairs in Bangalore because of the interesting food and beverages. Adding on to this, they have introduced a new property called “Woodstock” which features different bands thus creating a whole new experience of Food, beverages and Live Music.

Zehen is a bangalore based experimental groove band that plays a mix of all genres of music that you maybe familiar with. The band presents its own take on R&B hits, Pop cult classics, Reggae, Soulful, Jazz and of course unforgettable rock tunes and even thrown in some Bollywood for good measure.


The band consists of:
Antony- Drums, Ashley – Guitar/Vocals, Tanu – Vocals, David – Guitar, Naresh – Bass Guitar, Krishna – Violin.

Woodstock Sessions : Woodstock – the iconic 4 day festival of Peace and Music, one that changed the history of rock and roll. It was a spark of beauty that touched the soul and changed the rhythm of an entire generation. It’s time to relive that freedom, peace, live music and ecstacy.

Get nostalgic at Woodstock Session – Big Brewsky, Sarjapur Road, the most gorgeous, timeless setting, sipping on exquisitely crafted cocktails, enjoying a delectably expansive brunch menu, and listening to music that will make you soul sing!

Sunday | May 28th 2017 | 1:00 PM

Big Brewsky,
Sarjapur road,
before Wipro Corporate Office,
Bengaluru- 560035.

Entry free

Exhibition of Cartoons by Mrs.Smitha Bhandare Kamat

Indian Institute of Cartoonists is organising Exhibition of Cartoons by Mrs.Smitha Bhandare Kamat

The exhibition will be inaugurated by Dr.Deepti Navaratna, Executive Director, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Southern Regional Centre, Bengaluru on 27th May 2017 at 11.30 AM.

Exhibition of Cartoons on view from 27th May to 10th June 2017 | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Indian Cartoon Gallery,
No. 1, Midford House, Midford Gardens,
Off M G Road, near Big Kids Kemp,
Trinity Circle,
Bengaluru – 560001.

Directions to the Venue :

Sound for performing musicians – Weekend training program

Shaale organises Sound for performing musicians A Weekend training program with Pramath Kiran

If you are a performing musician or a student of music and always wondered how to get the right sound on stage, this is one thing you wouldn’t want to miss.

Register online at
Ticket Link:

on May 27th & 28th 2017

Seva Sadan
14th Cross, West Park Road,
Near Sai Mandir (Sampige Road)
Bengaluru 560 003.

Directions to the Venue :