February 24 | Park Hyatt Hyderabad
The much-anticipated connoisseur’s fiesta, Hyderabad Food Festival, is being hosted at The Dining Room, Park Hyatt Hyderabad. Expert chef Shashidhar will be rustling up some traditional Hyderabadi delicacies, giving you a chance to savour
Murgh Seekh Kebab and Kachche Gosht ki Biryani. Lunch starts at
`1,300 ++. Details:49491234
February 25 | Beyond Coffee
Here’s a chance to make a sustainable sartorial statement. Coimbatore-based organic sari revivalist Vijayalakshmi Nachiar will be hosting an exhibition of eco-friendly saris at this Jubilee Hills-based coffee shop. She will bring exquisite pieces from her brand Ethicus, which is made of the finest organic cotton woven by some skilled craftsmen. The two-day exhibition, that starts on February 24, will display handspun weaves starting from `2,000. Details: 66466778
February 27 | Charminar
Are you obsessed with taking snapshots of the colourful lanes of Old Hyderabad? This street photography walk is conducted by an experienced Sherpa, Abhinava, with an in-depth understanding of photography. The starting point of the tour will be at Nimrah Cafe near Charminar. Individuals have to pay around `1,000 to participate. The event begins at 3 pm.
March 1| Kalakriti Art Gallery
Seema Kohli’s works of varicoloured media that explore the eternal renewal of life and celebrate all things feminine will be on display at this Banjara Hills gallery. Titled ‘Golden Womb-Dawn of Time,’ this exhibition which is on till April 5, will display a collection of her paintings and sculptures. Pay a visit from 11 am onwards.
February 26 | Star Movies
La La Land or Manchester by the Sea or Moonlight – which big-ticket movie will sweep the Academy Awards this time? If you want to find out, tune into Star Movies to watch the 89th Academy Awards. If you are an early riser, you could watch it live at 5.30 am or the repeat telecast at 8.30 pm. Watch host Jimmy Kimmel and the top notch Hollywood stars in action straight from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. More on Page 8.
February 28 | SodaBottleOpenerWala
If you like letting your hair down and singing your heart out, you could book a table at this Parsi Irani cafe. Participate in their Eena Meena Dikra Karaoke Nights as you gorge on some hearty Parsi food and cocktail. Make sure you have a list of your favourites handy before the karaoke jockey hands over the microphone. Meal for two would be around `1,300. From 9 pm onwards. Details: 68888681
March 2 | Escapades Culinary Studio
An eight-day course on baking will commence at Escapades Culinary Studio in Kondapur. The course is spearheaded by well-known baker, Arundhati Rao. Baking enthusiasts can enroll for the course which is priced at `12,000.
February 25 | Jubilee Hills
Head to Collab House if you are a creative soul with a penchant for doodling. A fun workshop called Art & Creativity with Garima Shukla will be organised by Shukla who is a graphic designer. From DIYs to doodling and hand lettering, learn the basics and a few secret tips. The workshop starts from 10 am onwards and the participation fee is `500. Details: 9985258603