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Friday, 20 December 2013 - 8:38pm IST Updated: Friday, 20 December 2013 - 10:00pm IST | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA

Music
In for some electro, pop and jazz - head to Windmills which is hosting a performance featuring Slang with the Ranjit Barot Showcase. Look forward to drummer and music producer Ranjit Barot, who brings together diverse elements from a myriad of cultures to create a unique sonic experience - something he has been defining for the last two decades. He now teams up with power house bassist Kai Eckhardt (USA), pianist Osam Elelwy (Egypt) and Bangalore's own Ravichandra Kullur on bansuri, to present a seamless blend of electronica, jazz and pop which he calls Slang.
Be at Windmills Craftworks, EPIP Zone, Whitefield, 9pm onwards, on December 21, call 9008079000

Smirnoff Experience festival is here to give Bangaloreans a party that we have been waiting for. Headlined by dubstep icons Nero and Rusko, this fest promises to showcases the limitless possibilities of visual art. Be at Manpho Convention Centre, Near Lumbini Garden, 5pm onwards, on December 21. For tickets log on to www.bookmyshow.com

All you sufi music lovers in the city, the All India Sufi and Mystis Music Festival is back. Banyan Tree is hosting its 13th edition of Ruhaniyat which will bring alive the teachings and the wisdom of the highly-evolved saints and mystics of a bygone era. This event has become a movement of sorts preserving, promoting and spreading the lofty messages of love, peace, universal brotherhood and harmony. Be at Jayamahal Palace Hotel, Jayamahal Road, 6.30pm onwards, on December 21

Shop
It’s time to revamp your wardrobe with something really classy and elegant.
Basava presents A touch of Gold by Rehwa. Check out a collection of saris, fabrics and dupattas in a riot of colours with a delicate touch of gold and silver to celebrate the ongoing festive season. Choose from a selection of pure silks, chanderis, maheshwaries and tissue blends. The aim is to bring forth a variety in weaves and to highlight the endless possibilities of the maheshwari handlooms. The collection is a creative mix of woven and printed textiles in a range of festive colours. Add a splash of colour and glamour to your wardrobe with this elegant collection designed by Sunanda Dawar.
Be at Basava Ambara, opposite Krishna Rao Park, Basavangudi, 10.30am onwards, on till December 21, call 26561940
 


Banna Creations is hosting its year-ending Christmas-New Year sale this time also with a unique social focus. The sale will feature a range of textiles and jewellery with exciting new designs incorporating new styles such as Madhubani painting on textiles, Dabu and Bagru block printing  and fabric such as chanderi, mulmul, tussar matka and organza. What's unique about the featured products is that the embroidery, product finishing, tailoring and stone work has been done by economically-challenged women from Bangalore. These women have been trained by Banna's Social Outreach programme in association with YWCA.
Be at The Sanctuary Botique, No8, hospital Road, Behind Safina plaza, 11am onwards, on December 21, call 9945611081

Food
LikeThatOnly is hosting Christmas Gourmet Bazaar where executive sous chef Prashanth and pastry chef Kalyan, invite you celebrate the yuletide spirit in gastronomical style. The best Christmas breads including stollen, chocolate and cranberry bread, walnut and cinnamon bread with caramel, pannettone, sundried tomato and basil bread, greek olive bread and challah are yours for the taking. LikeThatOnly morphs into a magical marketplace replete with a large array of breads and baked goodies. Walnut and maple tart, plum cake, X’Mas pudding, banana and walnut cake, oatmeal and raisin cookies, pistachio and orange biscotti, strawberry and rhubarb flan, white chocolate and almond nougatine, macarons, pumpkin pie and ginger bread cookies and so much more - all made in-house to be weighed and taken away for your perfect festive meal.
Be at LikeThatOnly, Behind Forum Value Mall, Whitefield, 12pm to 6pm, from December 21 till 23, call 65475610


Get ready to shop for all those sweet treats as The Winking Macaron is hosting its Xmas Bazaar 2013. Shop for traditional stuff such as plum cake, mince pie, stollen and Xmas pudding and a selection of breads and desserts. Must-buys include preserves, pasta sauces and macarons in festive flavours - gingerbread, spiced pumpkin pie and marshmallow. Also don't miss on the Christmas Pudding Mixing activity for kids, tattoo station for kids, organic handmade soaps, garden accessories and quirky décor items.
Be at The Winking Macaron, Mosque Road, Opposite KFC, Fraser Town, 12pm to 7pm, on December 21, call 4093 7664


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