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Culture on canvas
Artist K. Jayachander has the ability to turn recurrently seen images into interesting canvas characters
Music on the MOVE
This week, Pop Scene reviews an album ideal for listening in the car
SUMMER = Ice cream. The equation is getting a little stale, so the Shyam Group of restaurants has decided to give the city a shot of ice kachang. Chillers, the city's first Ice Kachang parlour on Radhakrishnan Salai, serves Singapore's speciality ...
THERE'S a special summer treat on at Hotel Savera's three speciality restaurants. Throughout June, people can walk into the Piano, Malgudi or Minar and avail of offers and dip their forks in delectable dishes. At the Piano patrons can choose ...
HOTEL MAATHUS at Kottivakkam has introduced buffet lunch (noon to 3.30 p.m.) and dinner (7 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.) during weekends. Food-lovers can enjoy a variety spread including Chettinadu, Chinese, Indian and Tandoor dishes for Rs. 109. The menu ...
NAVRATNA AT the Le Royal Meridien is holding a paratha festival `parathe walli galli' till June 14. There will be a wide range of vegetarian and non-vegetarian stuffed parathas, served tawa fried or baked in tandoor, for lunch and dinner. The ...
THE STARCHY tuber originally grown by the Incas was brought to Europe in 1534 AD. Later it was grown in England. It is a major food in the form of a vegetable. It can be also processed as potato crisps, biscuits, starch, etc. An average size ...
Treatment for cleft palate
CLEFT LIP and palate are common congenital problems that affects the face, teeth and speech. Why is it caused? The exact cause is not known, but in some cases the family has a history of clefts. However, this disorder can be cured by surgery. ...
Statements in style
THERE ARE some motifs that never go out of fashion such as block prints, kalamkari and Kashmiri embroidery. That's what Kanchan's Designer Wear showcases at an exhibition of dress materials. The artistic speciality of each State finds ...
JUNE 8 is Brothers and Sisters Day the world over. And Cookie Man has come up with a programme for siblings to express their love for each other. At an event at Cookie Man outlets, you could write a message for your sibling on a graffiti board ...
Birds and Bees
Yelagiri: Peaks, peace and lots of trekking paths
IF YOU are the kind who loves cinema irrespective of the language, films from different countries screened at festivals could be an exciting experience. The Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre, New Delhi, The Federation of Film Societies ...
Want to be a DJ?
DJING IS the in-thing these days. And all you music lovers who want to turn tables, here's a chance to do it. Dreeam Cast is conducting a 12-day workshop where aspirants can learn everything there is to DJing handling CD players, mic ...
The Bard revisited
AS PART of its 10th anniversary celebrations, Thespian en in association with Ashvita, is presenting "Ode to The Great Bard-5," a series of readings from Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice," this evening at 7 p.m. at 11, 2nd Lane, ...
THE NEHRU Children's Cultural Association and the Tamilnadu Science and Technology Centre are jointly organising a lecture on "Transit of Venus" on June 6, 11 a.m., at the Birla Planetarium auditorium, Gandhi Mandapam Road. The transit of the ...
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A different shot
GONE ARE the days when Doordarshan sought refuge in the axiomatic phrase "Education with Entertainment," and constantly churned out ennui-filled fare. Their aim was fine. But the approach was erroneous. The lackadaisical system of working ...
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