Pune is a hub of interesting events throughout the year. But for those of you who hear about an event only after it’s done, we are starting a weekly event planner so that you can be organised about your fun and never miss out on anything exciting! Here’s what’s happening in Pune this week…
Here are our recommendations for the week from 16th January to 22nd January 2017:
Go to a Garden to Get Inspired
Under the ongoing Pune Biennale, the #NotJustAGarden initiative is meant to make a visit to an ordinary garden invigorating and inspiring. A number of art installations by young and experienced artists have been displayed at Empress Garden that provoke thought and inspire us to make our lives more holistic.
Where: Empress Garden
When: Ongoing until January 29
Checkout a very special lecture at the Pune International Film Festival (PIFF)
Other than the awesome selection of films being showcased until January 19, this year, the Vijay Tendulkar Lecture at PIFF will be given by renowned Chilean composer Jorge Arriagada. He is extremely well known for his brilliant compositions in contemporary cinema.
Where: Dada Phalke Pavillion, City Pride Kothrud
When: 2.30 pm, Jan 17
Have Freakin’ Hilarious Wednesday
Say bye to midweek blues as you laugh till your stomach hurts at High Spirits’ Second Decoction by Karthik Kumar. Karthik found his calling as a stand-up comedian and has been coming up with side splitting gigs that have the audience in guffaws. This gig is about middle class upbringing and its hilarious ironies.
Where: High Spirits, Koregaon Park
When: 9pm to 11 pm on Wednesday January 18
Put Your Game Face On Thursday
Irish House is hosting exciting game nights on Thursdays all through January . The one-liners’ quiz is incredibly fun and addictive. The host, Neville Bharucha and team, will ask questions which will revolve only around one liners/single sentences/dialogues, or the hosts can ask a question to the guests, to which the answer would be a single line. The winners will earn extra points and stand a chance to win some awesome cash vouchers.
Where: The Irish House, Level 2, Viman Nagar Road, Viman Nagar, Phoenix Marketcity, Pune
When: 8 pm onwards, January 19
Get Your Dancing Shoes on Friday
Blue Frog is hosting VH1 Supersonic Nights with Priyanjana and BrownCoat on Friday. The final Vh1 Supersonic Club Night before the main festival comes to you this Friday featuring India’s TOP progressive Dj’s – Priyanjana & Browncoat a.k.a Nawed Khan.
Where: Blue Frog, Ishanya Mall
When: 9 pm to 1.30 am , January 20
Laugh like Shakespeare on Saturday
The Shakespeare Comedy Theatre Company is on a tour across India and it brings four exciting adaptations of Shakespeare plays to Pune. Comical interpretations of Macbeth, Hamlet, King Lear and As You Like It will be hosted at Nehru Memorial over the weekend. Get your tickets online.
Where: Nehru Memorial Hall, Camp
When: 6 pm and 9 pm, January 21-22
Gawk in Awe at Pink Flamingos this Sunday
Bhigwan bird sanctuary is teeming with pink legged visitors and that is a sight to reckon! From sunrise and sunset landscapes to capturing colourful birds, there will be plenty of opportunities to take breathtaking photos. The event is organised by Pune Photography Lovers’ Group.
Where: Khumbergaon, Bhigwan
When: 5 am to 1 pm