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Act one, innings two
Sadagopan Ramesh, former India opening batsman, makes his debut as hero in “Patta Patti 50-50”. PRINCE FREDERICK has the details

Flavours from far, far away
Shiraz Art Café draws upon the Iranian heritage to create delicate and subtle food that is laced with healing ingredients


Frikadeller are flat, pan-fried dumplings of minced meat, often likened to the Danish version of meatballs. They are a popular dish in both Denmark and Germany. Many variations of frikadeller exist but traditionally they are made of minced ...

Food bytes
How to make... Ceylon mutton curry
Succulent pieces of lamb cooked with aromatic spices
My five - Sudharshan Suresh

Straight out of the album Damnation, this is a sheer masterpiece from Opeth. Wiped clean of all traces of death metal, it presents crisp vocals, with clean guitaring. The song progresses in a rather dark manner and Mikael Åkerfeldt does ...

Dial M for music
The mobile phone is now by far the most popular MP3 player on the planet. Every handset has some sort of music player built in. However, they are often something of an afterthought, with poor sound quality and a lack of storage, but the following, af fordable phones make musical features their headline act (or at least the main support).

Strapped to style
Strappy, blingy, grungy — gladiators give you a fashion high

Biryani unlimited
Buffet comes with chicken, mutton and more options
Show time, folks

Movie buffs can now spend their Saturday doing what they like best — watching a film. American Library presents Saturday Film Matinee. At 11 a.m. watch “A league of their own”. The film stars Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan, a ...

Salads for summer
This pasta and arugula salad is perfect for a hot day

Take a stroll
Taking up regular light to moderate activity such as a stroll can have large benefits

Now Showing

The “Jeyam” brothers are back after four hits, with an action-comedy. A remake of the Telugu hit “Kick”, the film stars “Jeyam” Ravi, Shaam, besides veterans Prabhu and Suhasini.

Music is by Yuvan ...

Sonu once more
Sonu Niigaam returns as a mentor on a reality show

Style meets adventure
Explore a new range of outdoor gear by MTV and Wildcraft

Exciting notes

The participants of the popular 9.30 p.m. kids show on Zee TV, DID Li'l Masters were in for a surprise the other day when actors Prachi Desai and Emraan Hashmi visited the sets of the show to promote their film Once Upon a Time in Mumbai. Much ...

Noddy tales
Finding it hard to fall asleep? Here is your guide to the Land of Nod

Form and fractals
Designer Chaitanya Rao's new line explores the beautiful world of fractals

Home is where the hearth is

Y ou travel once till the queen of hill stations, and then once again, back in time, when you drive into Glyngarth Villa. Everything about it, from the creaky wooden gate, the picket fences, and the stone-and-wood open bar set in the lush ...

Shop till you drop

Ladies First organises an exhibition showcasing fashion jewellery, party wear, casuals, herbal and skin care products and just about anything a woman would want to shop for.

Venue: Valluvar Kottam

Address: Village Road, ...

Book launch

Landmark hosts the launch of Connect the Dots by Rashmi Bansal. The book is the story of 20 enterprising individuals without an MBA, who started their own ventures. The launch will be followed by a panel discussion.

Venue: ...

Celebrate Rakhi

Peek-a-boo Patterns organises an exhibition and sale of personalised products. Choose from schools bags, hand bags, pouches, organisers, photo albums, quilts, cushions, and bean chairs.

Venue: Peek-a-boo Patterns

Address: 16/47 ...

Art show

Goethe Institut-Max Mueller Bhavan organises ‘Contemporary Picture Book Illustration in Germany', an exhibition that offers an insight into the work of 13 well-known German illustrators.

Venue: Goethe-Institut Max Mueller ...

Colours of life

Handloom heritage

FabIndia hosts an exclusive sale of sarees from Sri Sai Creations. Choose from sarees with woven, block-printed and original Kalamkari work on cottons, silk cottons and ahimsa silks with matching cholis.

Venue: FabIndia

Address: 3, ...

Food festival

The Savera hosts Pandiya Nadu food festival, a celebration of food from the deep south. Choose from paruthi paal, sothi halwa, netheli thengai ularthiyathu, aathu meen kuzhambu and more. The festival is open for lunch and dinner.

Venue: ...

Creative touch
WEP Expo 2010 till July 25
Talent to the fore
A host of competitions to be held by Amarajeevi Potti Sreeramulu Memorial Society
Tribute to cricket
Of “Ball Under Fire”, a cricket music album by K. R. Ramakrishnan
The hunt is on
To spot the best college theatre group in the State
Dazzling display
There is lots to choose from at Surana Jewellers of Jaipur's exhibition
Revisiting an epic
A staging of ‘Silappathikaram' on August 5
Family fun
Bring your family to this fin-filled carnival and win prizes
Myriad moods of Nature
EXHIBITION Artist A. Viswam's collection of landscapes, titled ‘Space Odyssey', reflects his fascination for the elements
A stitch in time
‘Stitch Kraft' workshop for women on July 28
Wired In

Watch a classic
UTV World Movies screens “A Prairie Home Companion”
The god gene
Watch “Creating Synthetic Life” on Discovery Science on July 27

Play on, Raghav
Versatile musician Raghav Sachar on his forthcoming albums and the challenge of composing for Bollywood

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