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Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Plant a tree !
An initative from Greenpeace. I dont think you'd be able to see the images, but you'd get the message anyway.
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Jul 26: Panel Discussion "Business For a Cause"
Businessgyan And TASMAC invites you for a panel discussion on "Business FOR a Cause" where we are focusing on Social Entrepreneurs... people who have identified a social problem and are addressing this as a Business.
Social workers have always been looked at with awe. The new and emerging breed though is 'The Social Entrepreneur' who has grown in popularity in recent years. They have taken up social causes as a 'business venture' which makes it more sustainable rather than dependent on charity. The social entrepreneur is a highly motivated individual and the fact that he is creating wealth even as he tackles social issues, is an added impetus.
Some of the Topics Likely to be Covered:-
1) Making a Social Enterprise Work as a business.
2) Typical stumbling Blocks in creating a break through idea.
3) Funding sources for Social Entrepreneurs.
4) Why do some become Social Entrepreneurs.
5) How to change set mind sets or status quo
6) Motivating factors
On: 26th July 2007
At: The Chancery (Lavelle Road)
Time: 6:45 to 8:30 PM
Note: Entry Free
Limited seats only.
The Panel Members for the evening are:-
Executive Chairman, MetricStream
Trustee Director, ASCENT
C E O, Biodiversity Conservation [India] Ltd
Director, Water Literacy Foundation
Kindly confirm your participation. So we can reserve your seat.
Reply to this mail or register online or call us,
Manjula # 22996655, 22996650
Businessgyan proudly associates with TASMAC - a premier business school offering MBA full/part time programmes validated by the University of Wales, U.K. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Moody friends. Drama queens. Your life? Nope! - their life, your story.
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Monday, July 16, 2007
Jul 21: Sammilan - Dance Concert
"Kalari Academy of Performing Arts presents "Sammilan", an ensemble of imagination in space. A triple episode bringing together acclaimed artists of France , Karnataka and Kerala in a perfect blend of classical, martial and contemporary movement arts. Theekshna: The pulse of combat, the rhythm of vigor, melody of the weapon... Watch while Kalari flows through the instrument of the human body creating an explosion of harmony. Complimented by the invigorating playing of the live drums, this piece is a passionate duel of danger and grace. Milap: Choreographic works based on the nuances of different relationships both abstract and concrete. Influenced by Indian classical, contemporary and martial art forms Choreographed by Veena Basavarajaiah .
Time: 7:30PM " 0 comments
Jul 20: Broadcast Today 2007
"Broadcast Today 2007 - International Exhibition For Broadcast, Post Production & Video Equipments is scheduled for 20, 21 & 22nd july 2007 at Bangalore International Exhibition Center, Bangalore. It is a one-stop sourcing ground for manufacturers, dealers, distributors and suppliers of broadcast, production & post production companies for both Radio & Television industry.
Venue: Bangalore International Exhibition Centre
Contact: G. Ravi : 98840 43473
Website: http://www.broadcasttoday.biz/ " 0 comments
Jul 19/20: VODO presents "Chimeras" in aid of Get Eve-in @ Alliance
"Version One Dot Oh!(VODO) presents “Chimeras” showcasing three of Shashi Despande’s famous short stories: “And what has been decided”, “Hear me Sanjaya…” and “The day of the golden deer”. The stories revolve around three popular figures in mythology: Draupadi, Kunti and Sita. In each of the stories Shashi masterfully reveals a very human side to the characters, thus showing them to be characters one can identify with.
The play is being staged in aid of “Get Eve-in”, a not for profit organisation which fights gender stereotyping in society through its various programs.
Get Eve-in is a voluntary organization for women,initiated nine months ago by three friends who felt strongly against common and fallacious perceptions of women around
them. Get Eve-in has organized many free workshops on self-defence covering women in the age group 10 to 50 yrs as also from diverse economic backgrounds. The workshops include various exercises, self defence tips and also interactive sessions wherein the participants exchanged personal incidents and opinions on gender issues with others. Get Eve-in also provides voluntary opportunities to help women take ownership over public spaces.
Date: July 19th and July 20th
Venue: Alliance Francaise De Bangalore
Tickets @ Rs.100
call 98860 49998/ 98455 36182 or
Donor passes are also available @ Rs.500. " 0 comments
Friday, July 06, 2007
Jul 29-Aug 18, 2007: Samskritam Residential Camp
Open to all. NO prior knowledge of Samskritam is required.
To register, send an email with your name, telephone number and email ID to SamskritaBharati@yahoo.com
For details click http://samskrita-bharati.org/newsite/courses.php#youthcamp
Jul 11/12: 2 Day Workshop On Program Management & PMO
Tonight: 777 - Kamal Singh
3 sevens (of Lounge Piranha ) performing live at Maya, M.G. Road, Bombay Store, 3rd Floor.
Friday - 6 - 7 - 2007, 8pm onwards, ENTRY Rs. 100
"Yes... he went to the mountains a few years ago after job quatted, we're still waiting for him to come back", answeres Kamal.
"But...", said Oprah, wiping away one tear drop from her left eye, "How long can you wait for him to come back?"
"As long as it takes him, Oprah", said Kamal,
Oprah is an about-to-burst dam. The entire studio audience is an over filled water balloon about to explode.
"Such commitment.. .", she starts, Kamal cuts her off, "Oprah, haven't you ever heard of side projects? Here take this hanky and console yourself"
"But your side project has become an international super-hit, why don't you call it your main project?", she takes the hanky and cosoles herself. "Such commitment.. .anyway", she continues, "because your undying devotion, we arranged a little surprise for you. Someone is backstage waiting to reunite with you forever", she says facing the audience with a big smile.
One tear drop starts coming from Kamal's right eye. "Oprah... did you find Geor...?"
But before he can complete the sentence, Cartman comes running out from backstage wearing a dress and crazy make-up shouting, "Wha-ever wha-ever, I'll do what I want!", Nagraj from Raj comics comes out shooting snakes at him, Oprah starts to scream, a cameraman falls off from above, a cow jumps into the audience, a fire starts....
Far far away in Himachal Pradesh, in an orchard where no roads reach, a man with a very long beard smiles and switches off the tv in his little cottage. He picks up his papers and felt pens and a basket of lunch and heads towards the door. He remembers when he first came here years ago to finish his graphic novel. He really did think he was going to go back in those days. He hadn't understood the tug of the mountains yet. He walks towards the path he knows so well now. He walks for a few hours, a half smile plastered on his face, he stops to rest under a tree and have some lunch. "Side project...", he murmurs to himself... just then an apple falls on his head.
What is it:
3sevens, (feat. kamal from Lounge Piranha) live at Maya
Who is it:
Kamal, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, lead vocals, side vocals, lyrics, arrangements Rohinton bass, tabla Rahul on tabla
When is it:
6th July - 8 pm onwards
How is it:
hundred bucks at the door, three hundred and seventy seven, seven inside :-)
Rangashankara July 2007 schedule
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Jul'07 Monsoon Adventures
Meet the Leaders of the Wilderness! Since 1997, Nature Admire has organized more than 800 camps for individuals, couples, families and corporate groups. We offer more than 50 destinations in and around India and Nepal. We have 100% safety records of all our camps. Every program at Nature admire adds different experiences.
Worried about monsoon! And thinking of where to go! Not to worry at Nature Admire, we always try to take you out to undiscovered wild lands at your backyard.
Now you not only enjoy your weekends but even you can celebrate "Birthday's; Anniversary; Get to gether". Rediscover the wilderness…..
Lot of career opportunities available for those interested nature souls!
Wanted to be an entrepreneur! We can help you; ask us we shall give you fabulous opportunities.
Please check out the calendar for this month!!
SOLAGERE~BHIMESHWAR I~MUTTATI (OVERNIGHT CAMP)
Ready to camp on the top of the hill of Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary. Enjoy the trek for 30kms in 2days, walk besides river Cauvery.It is home for Elephants; Mahsheer fishes-well known for angling.
• Activities: - Trekking; Camping; Campfire (depending upon weather conditions)
 Coracle ride.
• Date: - 7(sat) July and 8(sun) July`07.
• Tariff: - Rs 1799/-(Includes- food, transport, instructor charges, forest entry fees,
• Activity charges, camping gears)
DAY ADVENTURES AT MUTTATI~BHIMESHWARI
Just walk besides river Cauvery for a 6kms, an easy trek for all those who think of Impossible. Try and rediscover yourself.
• Activities:- Trekking; Rappeling; Coracle ride.
• Date:-7(sat) July 1st batch
• 8(sun) July 2nd batch
• Tariff:-Rs799/ - (Includes food, transport, instructor charges, forest entry fees)
Followed by our "X-Trail Club" programs.
• Date: - 7th, 8th July-07
• Destination: -Makalidurga
• Activities:- Trekking; rappelling; lake rafting; camping; chimney climbing.
• Tariff: - Rs 1799/-
• Date:-14th, 15th July-07
• Destination: -Bhimeshwari- Muttati
• Activities:- Trekking; camping; rappelling;coracle ride; camp fire.
• Tariff: - Rs 1799/-
KUNTI BETTA, TANNUR LAKE, RAMANAGRAM
• Date:-21st, 22nd July-07
• Destination: -Kunti betta; Tannurlake; Ramanagram.
• Activities:- Trekking; chimney climbing; rappelling; boating; camping; camp fire.
• Tariff: - Rs 1799/-
SIDDARABETTA, CHANNARAYANADURGA, DEVERAYANADURGA.
• Date:-28th, 29th July-07
• Destination: -Siddarabetta, Chanarayavadurga, Deverayanadurga, Namadachilume.
• Activities:- Trekking; Cave exploration; Rappeling; Leisure outing; Camping.
• Tariff: - Rs 1799/-
For Non-Members= Rs 1799/-
For Members=Rs 1599/-
"THE VALLEY OF FLOWERS AND HEMKUND SAHIB, UTTARANCHAL" .
In 1982, the smallest national park in the Himalayas was created to protect the catchment area of the Pushpavati River. This stream emerges from a glacier then tumbles downward to meet the Ganges. It follows the contours of the steep valley that leads to Hemkunt Sahib, and is the constant companion of the pilgrims who trudge upward on the footpath. The stream's source is in a valley which British mountaineer Frank S. Smythe passed through in 1931 after a successful
climbing expedition. He was awed by the variety of wildflowers growing there, and returned in 1937 to collect more than two hundred botanical species. His 1938 book entitled The Valley of Flowers brought this remote Himalayan meadow to the attention of the world.
• Duration: 7 days.
• Terrain: Moderate.
• Distance: 45 kms of trek for 4 days.
• Date: 3 August 2007.
• Tariff: Rs 9,999/- Per head.
(Return train fare from Bangalore –Delhi; Local transport; instructor charges; forest entry fees; simple hygienic Veg food)
Register on or before 9 July 07 and get 5% off! For couples- 5% off+ early registration- 5%off! (Totally 10% off) for group of 5pax- 5% off + 5%off for early registration= 10% off)
Please do feel free to contact us for any further clarifications at our customer care:
1. Karnataka- 9343606333.
2. Andhra Pradesh- 9392431333
3. Tamil Nadu- 9360845333 or email us at:
customercare@ natureadmire. com or visit us at www.natureadmire. com
Jul 6/7: Artistes Unlimited - En Route: Album launch and India tour
Artistes Unlimited launching their debut album En Route..
46 Musicians. Jazz, Rock, Blues, Hip-hop, Indian Classical, Fusion and Indian contemporary music.
30th June: Tata Theatre, NCPA, Mumbai: 7pm
Free Passes - at NCPA, call 9223223856, 22824567, 24212120, 24362969
6th, 7th July: Christ College Auditorium, Bangalore - 7:30pm
Free Passes - at Christ College, call 9886442442
13th July: Siri Fort Auditorium, Delhi: 7:30-10pm
Tickets - Rs. 300, 250, 200, 150/- (Available at Teksons Bookshop - South Extn Part 1 and GK-M Block Market)
Whitewater rafting @ Barpole, Coorg
"The Festival of White Water Rafting
Come Monsoon, the water too comes gushing out in abundance at Barpole, Coorg.
Indus Outback brings to you "The White Water Rafting" experience this monsoon.
Package Cost : 4990.00 per person
Inclusions : All Meals(2 Breakfasts,2 Lunches & 1 Dinner) Accomodation in a Guest House near Barpole for 1 night,White Water Rafting on Level 3+ Rapids Nature Trek, River Crossing,T- Shirt, Certificate of Adventure Experience,Barbeque, To & Fro transfers from Bangalore. Optional Wild Life Safari.
Itinerary (1 Night & 2 Days)
Day 1 : Leave Early Morning from Bangalore with Breakfast
Arrive at Guest House near Rafting Site
Lunch and proceed to River Crossing Site
Finish River Crossing and return to Guest House
Dinner with Barbeque & Bonfire at Guest House
Day 2 : Wake up early for Nature Walk/Trek
Return to Guest House for Breakfast
Proceed to Rafting Site
White Water Rafting on Barpole River (4- 5 Hours)
Return to Guest House, fresen up have lunch
Leave Guest house & return to namma Bengaluru
Special Offers for Corporates/Groups
Please call on 98450 44933 or 98440 44933 or 98805 89363
or write to us at email@example.com.
visit us at www.indusoutback.com "
Tuesday, July 03, 2007
Jul 5/6: Version One Dot Oh! presents "Waiting For Lefty" @ Rangashankara
"Waiting For Lefty" by Version One Dot Oh!(VODO) is a vigorous and confrontational work by Clifford Odets based on the 1934 strike of unionized New York cab drivers. The dramatic style of the play is considered a prime example of a genre known as "revolutionary" or "agit-prop" theatre.
The play is a fund raiser for "Sattva" an emagazine in the social sector.
Sattva is a monthly e-magazine focusing on the the social change process in Bangalore. The magazine has been in operation since September 2006 and has spanned 9 issues on themes ranging from Waste management to Traffic to Children. (http://www.itihas.org.in/sattva.html)
Date: July 5th and July 6th
Venue: Ranga Shankara,JP Nagar 2nd Phase.
Tickets @ Rs 100
call 9845812480 / 98455 01929 or
PS We welcome donations of Rs. 500 / 1000 towards Sattva. For every donation, you will receive a complimentary printed copy of the magazine as a modest sign of our gratitude. "
Monday, July 02, 2007
Jul 21: Rafting the Upper Barapole River - COORG
"Since its a rainy season and not much of trekking options, its time to hit the river.....BASECAMP is organising a 1 day event - Rafting at COORG, it will be a full day event and a lot of Rafting...to do...so..here are the details...
Program: Rafting the Upper Barapole River (Full day event)
Date: Depart from Bangalore on Friday 20th July 2007- Rafting and Irupu falls on Saturday 21st July 2007- Return to Bangalore on Sunday 22nd July 2007
Last Date for Registration: 10th July 2007
Cost: 3500 per person (Transport, Food, Rafting inclusive)
Weather: Slightly cold, could rain
Transport: Tempo Traveler or Swaraj Mazda
# Of Participants : 15-20
YOU MUST BRING: Backpack, Overcoats/Jacket/Sweater, 1-2 pair of personal outfits, Raincoat/sheet, Sport/Trekking Shoes , Floaters, 1-2 pairs of extra socks, Sun Cap , Sunscreen, Sun Glasses, Toiletries, Torch + spare batteries, Camera (optional), Binoculars (optional), Personal Medication, Water bottle - min 2 liters, Plate + Spoon + Mug, Dry Fruits & Chocolates, Pen & Note pad
NOTE: Littering and usage of intoxicants or any such activity that may harm nature or fellow trekkers are strictly not entertained during entire program/trek.
Fore more details or clarifications, kindly contact:
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