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Still a Hero
Jackie Shroff is back in a comedy film. CHITRA SWAMINATHAN met the actor during his visit to the city
Columns

"Give us our due"
Dhwani Rao wants programmes for students to be organised well
Mail Bag

Daisy's achievement
I like MetroPlus for the informative articles that appear in it. Recently, I read the Woman of the Week column featuring Daisy Victor ("75, and still running", September 23). What I liked about the article was it gave an insight into Ms. Victor's ...
Issues

Courting danger?
Rather than shunning them, commercial sex workers should be helped out of the trade and rehabilitated


Welcome home tatha, paati
The next time your grandparents visit, check if your home is as ready as your heart to receive them
Profiles

The man behind the Wiki
James Wales, founder of Wikipedia, on the past, present and future of the online collaborative encyclopaedia
Gender

Who's afraid of ageing?
Different people react to ageing in different ways. Here's APARNA KARTHIKEYAN'S take on the issue from a gender perspective
The mush register
A child will receive a great deal of attention. The aged can't expect such preferential treatment. In this context, togetherness between spouses becomes important, especially when they are advanced in years. We have three daughters and no son, ...
Music

Beat Street
A groundbreaking hybrid of Ray Charles and the Count Basie Orchestra archives from 1973, re-recorded with the current Basie Orchestra, this one is for the collectors. Joe Adams, Charles' long time manager, reflects, "Ray had such tremendous ...
Food

Hyderabadi treat
Hyderabadi haleem, khubani ka meetha, badam ki kheer, Hyderabadi dum biriyani, mirchi ka salan... if you find this array tongue-tickling, head to Fisherman's Fare on Spurtank Road, Chetpet, or The Fisherman's Fare on Casa Major Road, Egmore. ...
Style

Designer jewellery
Evoluzione displays the works of Divvya Bhasin, Meera and Muzaffar Ali
Books

Translation is about sensitivity
Is a translator like a transparent window, tinted window or a mirror? Lakshmi Holmstrom, acclaimed U.K.-based translator, has the answer
Work is about creativity
Of city-based writer S. Ramachander's book "Creativity@Work"
Events

Magic of murals
Of murals that combine traditional styles and modern themes
They are not just prints...
Appreciate print making as an art, at an exclusive show
Rang de Bengal
Weavers from West Bengal prove their talent at a show in the city
Variety on view
Crafts from all over the country are on display at C. P. Arts Centre
Colourful display
Handicrafts and handlooms from Orissa at Utkalika till October 15
Script a success story
Here's a contest to showcase your writing skills in English
Art scene
Impasto 2006, an exhibition featuring the drawings and paintings of A. P. Marskanna, V. Velmurugan and S. Pugalenthi, is on at Ayya Art Gallery, Woods Road, Royapettah till October 8. The works of artists K. Murugesan and M. Murugan, are on ...
Just glass
She makes statements in glass. Anjali Venkat, a glass artist works with molten glass and also makes stained glass lamps and other artefacts. Her recently opened studio Anajali Design is showcasing her works in an exhibition from October 9 to ...
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