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Journey of music
Chatline Multi-faceted Vasundhara Das tells SHAILAJA TRIPATHI TANEJA that music remains her ultimate passion

Born in a traditional cultural Hebbar Iyengar family, to have musical leanings was natural. But somewhere along the way Vasundhara she lost interest in Indian classical music and fell in love with western music. That was until she met Pandit ...

Look who’s cooking up a storm
There’s something seductive about good looking people who can juggle knives and ice three tiered cakes. Meet the new brand of celebrity chefs
My five -- Deepa Karup

A tough choice to make. “You take a mortal man, and put him in control. Watch him become a god, watch people’s heads a’roll.” With its strong political content, it’s remarkable that a song written in the early ...

 Naya daur 1957
Dilip Kumar, Vyjayantimala, Jeevan
‘I cannot live anywhere else now’
People For over a decade the Abdulganis have been whipping up Arabian food for Bangaloreans
A stage for all activities
What’s to love: This isn’t the main amphitheatre on the college campus; nevertheless, it’s a favourite zone to hangout. This is where all the practices for college fests take place. When a fest is drawing near, you are ...
Beauty And Wellness

Bend it like a pretzel
NIKHIL VARMA does a spot of BODY LANGUAGE DANCE and realises he could do with a tad more flexibility
You are never too old…
EXERCISE As you age its good to follow a fitness regimen
Warm up
Exercise on the stationary bike for five to ten minutes and then perform specific movements such as front raises, shoulder abduction, pressdowns, shrugs, etc., to thoroughly warm up the muscles and joints before every workout. Develop the ...

New kid on the pizza block
Food Papa John’s offers a host of salads, flavourful pastas and of course utterly rocking pizzas
Venkatesh Bhat, is the CEO and Corporate Master Chef of South Indies Restaurants Pvt. Ltd. One of the best young chefs in south Indian cuisine in India. Rajan Bala, the well-known cricket commentator and food critic, describes Chef Bhatt as ...
Peking Duck

The Peking duck is a true delicacy that has guests returning for more each time in its 22-year history. The Peking duck at Memories of China is first stuffed with spring onions, chopped white onions, a lovely blend of five spice mixture, salt, ...

Get on the Orient express
The oriental brunch at Royal Orchid is massive and comprises nearly 16 dishes encompassing a wide range of Thai, Mongolian and Chinese cuisine

‘Actors like me deserve some credit’
Recovering from a back injury, Manoj Bajpayee is all set to entertain his fans with Money Hai To Honey Hai

Ramgopal Varma refuses to lie low. He burnt his fingers with “Aag” but bounced back, at least partially, with “Sarkar Raj”. Now he is back with his take on the link between terrorism and the underworld in ...

The Hills
The show follows Lauren (“LC” from Laguna Beach) as she makes the move from her O.C. digs to Los Angeles, where she enters the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and also gets a job as an intern at the popular magazine ...
Arts And Entertainment

Charcoal art

WelcomArt Gallery is presenting “Charcoals & Collage Art – Tapasya”, an exhibiton of charcoal art inspired by meditation, and experimental calligraphy with paper collage by mother-daughter duo Mandira and Mini ...


Itsy Bitsy is conducting a craft workshop on gift wrapping, gift bag making and sequin art.

Date: June 20, 10 a.m. to

2 p.m.

Venue: No. 657, Ground & 1st Floor “Sri Lakshmi ...


Birthday tunes

Kara 4 Kids is having a Kara birthday workshop for children aged between two and eight where there will be reading, writing, singing, card-making, making invitations and more.

Date: July 19, 11 a.m. to

Piano recital

Bangalore School of Music is presenting a solo piano recital of Sharik Hasan, pianist, composer and arranger.

Date: July 19, 7.30 p.m.

Venue: Alliance Francaise, Thimmaiah Road, ...

Orientation meeting

Thespo is inviting actors, directors, scriptwriters, stage managers, designers, photographer and film makers under 25-years-old to audition for Thespo X — youth theatre festival which will turn 10. There will be the first Thespo X ...

Youth festival

eZone is hosting Yo Zone, a youth festival where consumers will be treated to activities like gaming competitions, live demos, DJ gyan, early bird gifts and more. Customers can also avail of deals and freebies.

Date: July 19 and ...


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Art of expression
Shobana talks of her latest production Maya Ravan

Write stuff
CHAT Richard Crasta is passionate about his writing

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