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THE SATURDAY INTERVIEW
A journey in verse
What does it take to strike a different note with poetry? Bageshree S. talks to poet-culture curator Arundhathi Subramaniam


Stylish prelude to a mega show

The MetroPlus Lifestyle Show 2011 was launched in style at the Taj Coromandel Ballroom on Thursday. The glittering launch party featured fashion shows displaying the latest lines by leading designers Chaitanya Rao and Sidney Sladen. High-end ...
Columns

LIGHT, CAMERA, CONVERSATION...
The intolerable likeness of being
WE ARE so quick to pounce on our filmmakers for not being “original”, but what does antecedent have to do with achievement?


MY HUSBAND AND OTHER ANIMALS
Everything's in the name

What do the Smew, Green Mango, Pewee, Fieldfare, Brambling, Brown Trembler, Firewood Gatherer, Buffalo Weaver and Green-tailed Trainbearer have in common? They are all names of birds, and there are many more — various Tyrants ...


DIGITAL NATIVES
Catty revelations
FURRY FELINES have more to do with our e-lives than we realise
LIFE IN METRO
It's an ad, ad, ad, ad world
TIMES CHANGE, but people and their aspirations don't
Food

KAPOOR'S CORNER
Pickle up!
Vegetables, fruits and creativity — that's all it takes to prepare your pickle!
Cool treat
When the temperature soars, it is the perfect time to whip up some delicious ice creams
Books

Journey of discovery
British novelist, Alice Albinia, completes her India experience with her second book
Cinema

SHOWBITZ
Power play

Guess who's going to be keenly following the IPL 2011 final? Our film stars — thanks to the upcoming Celebrity Cricket League (CCL). The matches will witness actors from Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi films competing with each other. ...
Television

Classic and glorious
Catch “Desert Car Kings”


Murder mysteries
Watch the new season of ‘Castle' from May 30
Profiles

Winning and how!
Harsha Bhogle and his wife come up with a book on business gyan drawn from the sports world
Travel

Bored of the road?
Shilpa Krishnan tells you how to beat the monotony
MUSCAT and more
When DEEPA ALEXANDER landed in Oman, she wasn't quite prepared for the sights that were unveiled – medieval forts, whimsical castles, beguiling souqs, imposing vistas
Down the sky and into the river
In which SUDHISH KAMATH jumps off a plane and survives the fall to raft on the wild waters of the river Barron. Part 2 of his Queensland Diary
INSIDE STORY
In a palace town called Tripunithura
A day spent amidst royal memories, young boys learning to play the chenda, and women rehearsing for a Kathakali show
Events

Get creative
Activity camp for children
Love's in the air
Launch of two romance novels
Vibrant soles
Launch of Puma's new range of flip-flops
EC 41 is back. And how!
The club by the bay returns in a chic and edgy avatar
Celebrate Nature
Peekaboo Patterns celebrates World Environment Day



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