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THE REAL DEAL
The original GS1000s were among the best headphones you could buy when they launched in 2006. The updated GS1000i cans are clad in a new species of mahogany and boast upgraded dynamic transducers for an improved stability of sound. They sure ...
The HD800s have a mean, metallic look and a circular transducer that minimises distortion. They only knock a few grand off the price of the Grados, but they’re superb. Look up ...
BOSE QUIET COMFORT
Bose Quiet Comforts are, as their name subtly hints, both quiet and comfortable. They come packing noise-cancelling — hit a switch to block out external distractions. Look up ...
These proper budget offerings come with two sound modes. Switch between Music and Movie depending on what you’re beholding aurally — simple but effective. Look up www.sony.co.in
Price: Rs. ...
For the good times
One of the biggest stories in the Indian wine industry in recent years was Vijay Mallya’s buyout of Bouvet Ladubay, the second oldest producer of sparkling wine in the Loire Valley, with a history that goes back to 1851. With an annual ...
There are many others that could be on this list from the Dylan catalogue, but this one always makes me sit up and listen. Dylan’s swooping lyrics pile on image after image as we hear of the relationship between the man and his ...
Decline bench press
For impressive shoulders and chest
You are what you eat
Looking to drop a few kilos? Starving will not get you anywhere; only proper planning will
For hormonal balance
Hormone replacement therapy could benefit ageing men, according to one study. As a person grows old, the blood vessels get thicker, which increases the load on the heart and ups blood pressure.
According to a report in the “European ...
CHEW ON THIS
A toasted rye sandwich made with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and mayonnaise or Thousand Island dressing. The dish is of American origin, though who exactly created it — a grocer from Omaha, Nebraska or a delicatessen owner from ...
Italia introduces an all-new menu of traditional Italian recipes
While Kaati Zone brings exquisite cuisines of the Mediterranean, St. Mark’s hotel organises a Rajasthani and Gujarati food festival
Care for mangosteen sorbet?
When a film star comes to a small town to try his luck in politics, everything becomes topsy turvy. Theatre personality Ranjit Kapoor turns director with this satire on idol worship of cine icons.
Rishi Kapoor plays the title role, ...
BLAST FROM THE PAST
Ashok Kumar, Rajendra Kumar, Nanda, Jeevan, Om Prakash, Mehmood
Three is company
Nausheen Ali Sardar is making her debut in Vikram Bhatt production, “Three — love, lies and betrayal”, she quips: “I hope I don’t have to go back to television. The problem is that the audience remembers you after ...
Gems and jewellery
Oxford Bookstore, in association with Sidh Sidhi Gems, is hosting an exhibition of gems and jewellery of Jaipur. Besides gold and silver there will be coral, ruby, sapphire, and pearl.
Venue: Oxford Bookstore, Leela ...
Kalaabhimaani presents a Hindustani classical violin recital by B.S. Math and his wife Akkamahadevi Math. The concert is open to all.
Venue: Indian Heritage Academy Hall
Date: September 6
Time: 5.30 p.m. ...
Nisarga Academy celebrates Smriti Divas with a vocal recital by Bharathi Pratap. She will be accompanied by Madhusoodan Bhat on harmonium and Shashibhushan Gurjar on tabla. The concert is open to all.
Venue: Adarsha Bhavan, 15th ...
The Indian Institute of Cartoonists has an exhibition of cartoons – “LOL” (Laugh Out Loud) with works by Keshav.
Venue: Cartoon Gallery, Midford Garden
Date: September 5
Time: 11 a.m. ...
Eristoff Saturday Night Fever with Naina Kundu Project, featuring Naina (guitar-and vocals), Floyd Fernandes (guitar) and Jai Row Kavi.
Venue: Opus, Palace Cross Road
Date: September 5
Time: 9 p.m. ...
Enjoy a gourmet bazaar with baked breads, homemade chocolate, a wide selection of meat, cheese and olives, chicken liver pate, chocolate pate, pasta sauces etc.
Venue: Olive Beach, Wood Street
Learn foxtrot, tango, samba and cha cha cha from Australian instructor Fiona Jones. Fee is Rs. 1,000 per head.
Venue: Doodle Den, Richmond Road
Date: Between September 5 to 8
Time: 6 p.m. to 7.30 ...
Puravankara presents Mahesh Dattani’s “Brief Candle”, directed by Lillete Dubey and staged in support of India Foundation for the Arts.
Venue: Chowdiah Memorial Hall
Date: September 6
On a roll
Raghav has traced his true identity with his new album that defies any labelling
Rebel without a pause
Chitrangada Singh turned actor by fluke. She would have been an air hostess otherwise
Alexius Collette loves working with the young and energetic IT crowd
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