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A model displaying a jewellery of Prince Jewellery.
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A model displaying a jewellery of Prince Jewellery.

Sparkling creations

‘Harmony’, an exhibition-cum-sale of antique and diamond jewellery at Prince Jewellery, celebrates the craftsmanship of skilled artisans »

Defining music their way

The Virginmarys promise a blend of rock ‘n’ roll and feel-good music »
MARATHON EFFORT (From left) Mangalamba, Padma, Ravikumar and Girija, who completed the 10 km Wipro Chennai Marathon. Photo: M. Karunakaran

Past the finish line

The four runners, featured in the 10 weeks to 10K column in MetroPlus, who had been training intensively before the run, recall how difficult it was to get into shape for the big day. They tell Pr... »
December 19, 2014

Paint an elephant

Friends of Elephants, an informal group of people with varied expertise coming together because of their concern for elephant conservation and welfare, is hosting Painting for Pachyderm (Elephants)... »
Analysing cinema: Sushila Ravindranath and Baradwaj Rangan at a Madras Book Club event. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
December 18, 2014

From the diary of a film critic

There’s a story Baradwaj Rangan has oft repeated, of how he came to writing. Of how from within the well-moneyed comforts of the software industry in the U.S., he insisted on watching every Tamil... »
December 12, 2014

In the eye of the art storm

Kochi comes alive with a riot of colours as the second edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB), the three-month art jamboree, gets underway in the historic port city. Ninety-four artists are s... »
Paella valenciana
December 10, 2014

Simply super

A visit to the beautiful Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort in Greater Noida was due for a long time. Since the place is a bit out of the way, it needs some planning. This time the invitation was... »
Kunal Kapur
December 6, 2014
Lit for Life 2015

Brunch Better

With brunch becoming the most stylish meal of the day, it’s time you up your game. Scrambled eggs, pancakes and bacon just don’t cut it any more. Over breakfast, two of the country’s hippest chefs... »
Starbucks has a festive offering this season
November 30, 2014

Admit two - December 1, 2014

Season’s special Spread the cheer this Christmas with Starbucks has a festive offering this season with as we bring to you a basket full of festive offerings and delicious treats!... »
Jewellery from across the world at Joy Alukkas showroom Photos: M. Periasamy
Coimbatore, November 14, 2014

The world of jewels

A glow illuminates the second floor of Joy Alukkas. Golden necklaces and bangles, diamonds, rubies and sapphires that are on display at the ongoing International Jewellery Show sparkle from the sh... »
CREATIVE Artists and visitors at the newly opened art gallery 'Art Station' at R.K. Beach Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
Visakhapatnam, November 14, 2014

For Art’s sake

From determinedly classic to flagrantly contemporary, from the romance of rural India to the blight of the city, from art as vocation to art as investment - art practice is going through a revolvi... »
A scene from the Non Fiction festival, 2013
New Delhi, November 14, 2014

Get your facts right

Before the India Non-Fiction Festival, there was, surprisingly, no other platform solely dedicated to non-fiction writing in the country. The gap was a big one, considering the large number of non-... »
Glimpses from the shows at the just-concluded North East Festival in New Delhi
New Delhi, November 14, 2014

Brush with vistas

Never did I know North East India has so many amateur photography clubs! A walk through an exhibition of art and photography at Mati Ghar in IGNCA, New Delhi, as part of the just-concluded North Ea... »

The Go Go boys

Of snakes and women

Answer the call of Music

A decade for Ranga Shankara

Nation on song

Producer Donn Bhat
December 19, 2014

Going full circle

Effortlessly fusing genres to create a soundscape that blends electronica, electro-rock, folk and ambient, music producer and composer Donn Bhat was in the city to perform at Humming Tree recently... »
All about Eve Clothes, cosmetics and jewellery at Organzaa Photo: K. Ananthan
December 15, 2014

An Organzaa extravaganza

Imagine you have planned a destination wedding in Thailand. You cannot take your gold and diamond jewels because the customs’ officials will not let you. But what if you find jewellery exactly sim... »
I explored every nook and corner of Chandni Chowk. And for me Chandni Chowk is another version of Chor Bazaar: Nilofer Suleman
December 11, 2014
ARTS

Showcasing a slice of daily life

Different cities and their flavours, varied traditions and a plethora of styles converge on Nilofer Suleman’s canvases. And coming together, they weave a compelling narrative. From Hindu deities to... »
Photo: K. Ananthan
December 7, 2014

Juxtaposed by Art

An air conditioned hush greets you inside the Tango Banquet Hall at Vivanta by Taj Surya. It is a hush-worthy occasion as the works of some of India’s biggest names in art is on show. It is an exh... »
Ustad Zakir Hussain.
Chennai, December 1, 2014

Rhythm rendezvous

Tabla wizard Zakir Hussain along with Niladri Kumar, Selva Ganesh, Steve Smith, Dilshad Khan, Deepak Bhat and Vijay Chavan will take music lovers on a rhythm trip at the Masters of Percussion conce... »
November 27, 2014

Not content

After making its mark on the map of television and feature films, the Essel Vision Productions Limited (EVPL), a subsidiary of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) is all set to foray into... »
Bend it like… Sonia Rodriguez.
November 14, 2014

Breaking boundaries

Sonia Rodriguez is from Spain, but has made Berlin her home and is now in India as a resident artiste at Attakalari on the invitation of Max Mueller Bhavan.Sonia will be in Bangalore for fou... »
Stand-up comedian Rajneesh Kapoor performing at a show at The Park in Visakhapatnam on Friday night, November 07, 2014. Photo: A. Manikanta Kumar
Visakhapatnam, November 14, 2014

‘I live for comedy and I am happy if I can write a great joke’

India’s stand-up comedy boom is no longer restricted to the metropolitan cities, but fast reaching out to the audiences in tier-2 cities as well. Stand-up comedian Rajneesh Kapoor believes that thi... »
The NH7 Weekender brought musicians together.
November 14, 2014

Under the same sky

Music lovers had the treat of a lifetime with the Bacardi NH7 Weekender over the weekend. Apart from the thrills and spills of the open air ambience of the Embassy International Riding School, the... »
THE PENGUIN PERSPECTIVE And the human point of view
Bangalore, November 13, 2014

Melting moments

Bangalore Little Theatre (BLT), a pioneer of English theatre in the city for decades, has committed to staging quality productions plays that bring to light larger issues. Their new production, »

Friendship band

Fruits of the looms go online

Beauty in all its glory

Pencil to paper

The Nobel path

The new Mercedes C Class sacrifices some of the dynamics of the outgoing model for a longer wheelbase and premium materials »

Susanna Myrtle Lazarus delves into various Christmas food traditions and memories »

Priyadarshini Paitandy on style lessons learnt at the London underground. »