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On the same wavelength
Singers Sujatha and Shweta Mohan on playback singing, stage shows and deriving inspiration from each other. PRIYADARSHINI PAITANDY listens in

Networking for a cause
Wondered if we could do more with Orkut and Facebook than just play games, share thoughts and pictures? How about working for a social cause?


Rammstein, founded by Richard. Z. Kruspe, released Feuer Frei!, one of their greatest hits in their third album Mutter. The chugging guitars and the growling vocals of Till Lindemann fuse with electronic music to give birth to dance metal, a ...

Wide grip upright row
EXERCISE Try these moves for a broad muscular look

A simit is a circular bread with sesame seeds, commonly found in Turkey, Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria and other parts of the Balkans and Middle East. The size and crunchiness tend to vary from region to region. Simit is generally served plain, for ...

Bustling with flavours
In Bangkok you cannot escape the joys of unabashed, uncontrived fusion of tastes
Food bytes
How to make...Pillaiyar urundai
A low-calorie festival delight
Another place, another time

For most people, Pondy is a place to unwind. But, not for us. We run around the coastal town working and envying every person lazing about, shopping, aimlessly wandering, savouring the Franco-Tamil cuisine or chilling with a drink. But, by the ...
Beauty And Wellness

Vote for oats

Persons who eat oats every day stand a better chance at improving heart health. Oats improve endothelial function — they help the arteries in dilation and facilitate free flow of blood to the heart and the entire body. Endothelial ...

The right choice
Swap artery-clogging treats with healthy alternatives that taste just as good

The taste of India
Try cuisines from across the country at a festival
Toss it up
Try this healthy fruit salad
A taste of Madras
Two food festivals celebrate the spirit of Madras
Heady combo

Baskin Robbins has launched Kulfi ice-cream, a heady combination of rich malai and milk. The ice-cream has a touch of spices such as cardamom, saffron and cinnamon. Available at Baskin Robbins outlets across the country, the ice-cream is ...

Lecture on music

The C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation organises a lecture on ‘Music as History in Tamil Nadu' by T.K. Venkatasubramanian of the Department of History, University of Delhi.

Venue: C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation

Address: 1 ...

Go Italian

Cream Centre hosts ‘Mama Mia!' an Italian food festival with a variety of spicy pizzas, saucy pastas, Tuscany tomato soup, bruschetta, cottage cheese Siciliana and Parmesan cream cheese potato.

Venue: Cream Centre (Nungambakkam and ...

Art show

Prakrit Arts commemorates its move to a new premises with a contemporary art show ‘The Old Guards and the Young Turks'.

Venue: Prakrit Arts

Address: 73 Greenways Road Extension, R.A. Puram

Date: Aug 21-22

Time: 11 ...

Onam colours

Fabindia hosts a sale of Kerala mundus by Mithradi. Choose from shades of gold prints in kasavu sari and mundu.

Venue: Fabindia store, K.G. Galaxy

Address: F- 36, Second Avenue, Annanagar East

Date: August 14-15

Time: ...

Monsoon couture

Amethyst presents ‘Monsoon Serenade', a sale of eclectic ensembles and accessories.

Venue: Amethyst

Address: 14/30, Padmavathi Road, Jeypore Colony, Gopalapuram

Date: August 18 onwards

Time: 11 a.m. – 8 ...

Get your tickets now

The Hindu MetroPlus Theatre Fest promises two more days of entertainment on August 14 and 15. All plays will be staged at

7. 15 p.m. at Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, Lady Andal School, Chetpet.

August 14

Quick ...

For new interiors
Furniture fair promises a wide range of products
Over the years…
Lined-up for 50th anniversary of Goethe-Institut in India
For kids' sake
Alive 2010, a music show, on August 20
Korean film show

InKo Centre screens “Eternal Hearts” on August 27 (7 p.m.) at InKo Centre. Directed by Heang, Qu-dok, the film is about a quiet professor of German literature, who, at insistence of his students recalls his first love during the ...

Citizen reviews

In keeping with their premise of a dysfunctional, cross cultural family story, ‘Rafta Rafta' was reasonably successful with witty dialogues and well-timed acting. The sets provided a functional space but seemed to miss that unique touch ...

An artistic journey
EXHIBITION Of paintings by French artist Christiane Durand
Run for a cause
The Chennai Terry Fox Run is back
Calling counsellors

Chennai Counsellors Foundation presents a lecture on ‘Recognising and Managing Resistance in Counselling Profession' on August 15, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Karna Prayag Trust, Dr. Radhakrishnan Road, Teynampet. The lecture will be delivered ...

For bravehearts

In view of Independence Day, Unibic India comes up with an offer as a tribute to the valiant jawans.

Each pack of Unibic Anzac Cookies that is purchased will contribute three per cent to support Indian war veterans.

Said to be made ...
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