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Weekend Planner Guide: May 14

With the heat subsiding steadily, we can almost smell the monsoon at our doorsteps. However, with the last few days of summer yet to kill, you’ll be needing some fun indoor events to kill your time.

With the heat subsiding steadily, we can almost smell the monsoon at our doorsteps.  However, with the last few days of summer yet to kill, you’ll be needing some fun indoor events to kill your time. This weekend, Pune hosts some cool music gigs along with a mindblowing Latin dance bootcamp which will make your fading summer memorable! So what are you waiting for? Check out our weekend planner guide and start making plans. Quick!
[divider ]May 15, Friday[/divider]

Gig-A-Bite at Euriska feat – Voctronica

voctronicaVoctronica was set up by world-renowned beat boxer, Shlomo (UK), along with MC Testament (UK) as a part of an initiative by Sony Music India. After an online audition which received over a hundred entries, Shlomo and MC Testament short-listed the top-16 candidates. A month later, after a 7-day long workshop conducted by MC Testament, Warsha Easwar, Raj Verma, Clyde Rodrigues, Arjun Nair and Avinash Tewari went on to form India’s first All-Vocal ensemble, Voctronica. They consist of Beat-Boxers, Indian Classical, Pop, Blues and Rock vocalists who collectively bring to you the real power of the Human Voice. Voctronica has played several music Festivals, Clubs, Colleges and Corporate shows all over India over the last 2 years. They are going Live as part of ‘Road to Emerge featuring ALT – J’. If the music is as interesting as the band’s name then you don’t want to miss watching them perform, don’t you?
Date and Schedule:
15th May, 9pm onwards: Euriska (Koregaon Park)
Call for reservations: +919860083444 / 9765659079

GAP CCC at Cocomai

CCCDoes the world have the words to describe a truly utopic / innovative / intelligent / sustainable solution for local arts? Can we build a community, which is just and fair and well balanced? How can we create an environment that will aid the creation of mind-blowing artwork? How do we support our artists?  How do we cultivate better connections and networks? All the solutions to these questions will be discovered at GAP CCC, an activity program dedicated exclusively to Collage! All you art freaks, head over with a  pair of scissors, a glue stick and a few interesting newspapers and magazines!
Date and Schedule:
15th May, 4:30 pm to 8pm: Cocomai Corniche Tower, Kalyani Nagar
[divider ]May 16, Saturday[/divider]

Video Editing Weekend Workshop by Sixteen by Nine Media Centre

Gourav Ghosh explaining the techniques to a kidLearn about the dynamics of video editing skills from Gourav Ghosh, an award winning filmmaker who has produced over 22 short films so far. A pass out from F.T.I.I., Gourav has a unique combination of experience in media education sector coupled with five year’s core background in filmmaking. The workshop will give the participants all the necessary skills to edit with any kind of video editing software, and knowledge of the editing craft from an artistic point of view. Everyone who attends this workshop will be able to understand the basic concepts and techniques of video editing, explore the interface of Digital Editing Softwares and practically edit a video. Participants will also get a Free Open Source Software for Video Editing coupled with free video tutorials, in order to practice the skills they learnt in the workshop. A must for every aspiring video editor, don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!
Date and Schedule:
15th and 16th May, 4pm to 8pm: Mangalwadi Co-operative Society, SB road
Enrol in the workshop by calling on 9960818558 / 9833650364 / 9823596345

The Raushan Verma Scheme @ Beer Cafe

11235-raushan-main-i3This Saturday The Beer Cafe brings you “The Raushan Verma Scheme” a band which plays music written and composed by Rushan Verma. Their sound varies from pop rock, soft rock & blues, to progressive and alternate rock. Head over to the Beer Cafe to enjoy it’s amazing ambiance, delicious Greek food and of course, the music!
Date and Schedule:
16th May, 9pm onwards: The Beer Cafe, Koregaon Park
Contact: 020 65335552 for details
[divider ]May 17, Sunday[/divider]

Thai Food Festival at Hyatt

Thai Food Festival - Hyatt Pune 2Hyatt Pune Kalyani Nagar invites you on an epicurean Thai food journey with its Thai food festival all this month at Baan Tao. Relish the true flavors of Thailand prepared by our Chef Sunil Joshi. Tantalize those taste buds with the specially created menu featuring Phad Thai, Phad Phak Ruam Mit (Thai Stir Fried Vegetables), Som Tam, Hargao amongst others.  Hot live counters will also showcase popular Thai curries which will change daily. A treat for Thai food lovers isn’t it? So what are you waiting for?!
Date and Schedule:
17th May, 7:30 pm to 11:30pm: Baan Tao, Hyatt Pune, Kalyani Nagar
For Reservations please contact: +91 20 41411234, + 917798889653​

Latin Weekender- Pune edition

latin weekendGear up as Latin Dreamers Dance Project brings to you high-intensity Latin boot camp the city has ever seen! Some of the event highlights are 20 hours of workshops, two Grand Social Nights, international level DJs and best of the Latin trainers. The workshop will cover danceforms like Salsa, Mambo, Kizomo and a whole lot of other exciting dances. An amazing opportunity to get your feet tapping and also to learn some new exciting danceforms! Make sure you’re a part of this workshop!
Date and Schedule:
16th and 17th May, 10am to 11:30pm: Artsphere Pune, Kalyani Nagar