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Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Feb 15 on: Contemporary dance classes. 
"A module based contemporary dance classes at Namma Bengaluru!!
Convenient timing for working people,students, children and anyone who is interested in learning a new style of dance from internationally acclaimed artist......
Come Be part of a fun filled learning experience.. ..... Starting from 16th February, register your name by 5th of Feb...!!
  • Aims to extend and develop students knowledge and understanding of contemporary dance.
  • Technical skills.
  • Creative skills.
  • Choreography and performance related skills. 
Adults Batch
Monday and Tuesday: 8pm to 9pm.
Children's Batch
Tuesday and Thursday: 5pm to 6pm.
For more details call: 9916542428 "


Inkfruit: The War of Designers 



Feb 6-8: Director's Series ~ 5 " Jim Jarmusch Retrospective" at Nani Cinematheque 
"Director's Series ~ 5 " Jim Jarmusch Retrospective" at Nani Cinematheque

* **Venue:Nani Cinematheque
*5th floor Sona Towers
71 Millers Road Bangalore 52
Ph: +91 98450 55034*

*Free Entry
*Screening at Nani Cinematheque

*Date * * Film * *Time *
6 February
Dead Man 7 PM
7 February
Down by Law 7 PM
8 February
Coffee & Cigarettes 7 PM

Dead Man (1995) http://www.mypalado view/100/ 47/
*Language*: English
*Label*: Fortisimo
*Certification* : UA
*Actors*: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover, Lance Henriksen, Michael Wincott
*Film Director*: Jim Jarmusch
*Music Director*: Neil Young

*Synopsis*: A master of Minimalist cinema Jim Jarmusch excels in this story of William Blake, who, having lost his parents, travels to far-west Machin with a few dollars and a letter promising a job, only to discover himself a month late for the post. There could be no other man more in the wrong place at the wrong time than William. Surprisingly William seems to make his career as a real westerner. As he shoots a man in self-defense, he needs to flee further westward - into the wilderness.

Down By Law (1986) http://www.mypalado view/101/ 47/ *
Language*:English / Italian
*Label*: Fortisimo
*Actors*: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Ellen Barkin, Billie Neal
*Film Director*: Jim Jarmusch
*Music Director*: John Lurie, Tom Waits

*Synopsis*: Zack is an out of work DJ, busted with a body in the trunk of a stolen car he was trying to cross the state in. Jack, a Pimp, is arrested for recruiting a minor. Roberto is an Italian tourist arrested for murdering a man while playing cards. They are housed in the same prison cell, and Roberto convinces the other two to escape. They succeed, only to be lost in the bayou. It is not until they find the home of an Italian immigrant, that
they learn to appreciate beauty in the world.

*Coffee and Cigarettes *
*Director*: Jim Jarmusch
*Year*: 2003
*Language*: English
*Country*: USA
*Runtime*:95 Mins
*Colour*: Black & White


A series of short comic vignettes built one on top of the other, 'Coffee And Cigarettes' sees its characters discuss varied topics while sipping coffee and smoking cigarettes. Through the film, director Jim Jarmusch delves into the normal pace of our world from an extraordinary angle and shows just how absorbing the obsessions, joys and addictions of life can be, if truly observed. "


Feb 7-9: Chikkamagalur Trip by NatureAdmire 
"Dear Natureadmirers, Nature Admire is proposed to organise a two-day trekking, camping, campfire and leisure visit Chikkamagalur~ Kemmenagundi. ~258kms away lies the coffee, pepper, oranges, cardamom plantations, nestled in the Bababudan ranges of Chikkamagalur.
"Mullayanagiri is the highest mountain range in Karnataka, Kemmenagundi is also known as "K.R.Hill station". Here there is a falls descending in two stages at the height of 3,000ft known as "Hebbe falls". A small hill station rises at the height of 5,250ft. Bhadra wildlife
sanctuary is the home for tigers, panthers, elephants and deers. At Jaguar valley, where the Kemmenagundi is. Here is a small rooms, dormitories maintained by Karnataka Horticulture Department. This program is exclusively designed for families, groups, seniors or couples even individuals. Date: 7, 8 February 2009 (departure on 7th morning at 0630hrs and return back on 8th evening) Trip Highlights:
1. swimming or playing at Hebbe falls.
2. Trekking at "Shanti falls; Z-point, Raja seat, Hebbe falls.
3. Campire and camping.
Tariff: Rs 1999/- per head. Includes: 1. comfortable transportation. 2. Simple hygienic Veg food + Non-veg food (Limited to Chicken only) 3. Activities charges. 4. Forest entry fees. 5. Comfortable camping gears + Dormitory (Rooms for couples/families) 6.Instructor charges. Sample Itinerary:
Day 01
* 0630hrs- Departure from Bangalore (6hrs drive)
* 0800hrs- B/fast at Kyatsandra (famous thatte Idly- Plate idly)
* 1200hrs- Arrive Kemmenagundi after visit to Kalhatti falls. Checkin
to Dormitory or room, refresh.
* 1330hrs- Lunch break and relax.
* 1530hrs- Trek to Z-point, Raja seat, Shanti falls.
* 1730hrs- Tea and snacks.
* 1830hrs- Camping.
* 2030hrs- Dinner and campfire.
Day 02
* 0730hrs- b/fast and trek to "Hebbe Falls". (9kms downhill trek)
* 0930hrs- Refresh at falls.
* 1300hrs- Lunch break and relax.
* 1400hrs- Departure from here (6hrs drive) via Bababudanagiri Hills.
* 2200hrs- Arrive at Bangalore.
Note: the itinerary is subject to change.
for photos at http://community. webshots. com/user/ natureadmire
for bookings call us at: 9845079414 or 41130673
or visit us at : "