July 16 , ICBI Center
Catch up with what’s in vogue at the one-day fashion stylist workshop, exclusively for women, conducted by image consultant Sapna Handa. The session will address your fashion woes—from body evaluation and styling tips to quick fixes. Tomorrow, 10 am-5 pm. Registrations close today. Rs 2,070.
July 16, Kalakshetra Foundation
Thapasya Kathakali Akademi, along with the Kalakshetra foundation and the Ministry of Culture, is presenting Hela, an experimental Kathakali production.The Greek tragedy Helen has been adapted for the stage by Sadanam PV Balakrishnan, the former principal and director of the International Centre for Kathakali. 6 pm onwards. Details: 24520836
July 16, The Savera
Revisit the Mahabharata as author Rajeev Balakrishnan releases his new book, Death Seeking Immortal, at The Savera this Saturday. Tracing the epic through the eyes of guru Drona’s son Ashwathama, the books make us rethink our understanding of the epic. The launch will also see the likes of actor Prakash Raj, art director Rajeevan, dancer Dr Anita Ratnam and director Sharada Ramanathan in attendance. Rs 250. Published by Maitreya. Details: 28114700
July 17, Don Bosco School Egmore
It’s time to pad up and get ready to sweat it out at the Crocker World Cup, organised by the Don Bosco Past Pupils Association. The sport borrows heavily from traditional cricket and baseball. Participation open to alumni only, while all are welcome to watch. This Sunday. Free entry. Details: 9840059202
July 15, Bay 146
Usher in the weekend with some music and some laughs, with music parody band, Beef Sapad Trio, performing at Bay 146. Known for their quirky style and popular parodies like All about that taste and I am a Malayalee, join Shilpa Natarajan, Yohan Chacko and Sandeep John who promise an entertaining time.
Rs 500. Details:33011576
All seasons, Online
Savi Sharma, co-founder of the motivational media blog Life & People, has come out with her debut novel, Everyone Has A Story. Revolving around the lives of four different people— a writer, a bank employee, a cafe manager to his customer—it has something for everyone. Published by Westland Books. Rs 150. Details: amazon.in
The high road
July 15 , Kanyakumari
Upholding the cause, Educate The Girl Child, two Mumbai-based cycling enthusiasts are embarking on a crowdfunded 4,200-kilometre ride—going all the way from Kanyakumari to Khardung La. During the course of this 63-day long journey, the duo will be riding on sustainable bamboo frame bicycles made to help raise Rs 50 lakh. Details: fueladream.com/home/campaign/275
Till July 22,
Commemorating their 51st anniversary, Artworld Sarala’s Art Centre is organising Triptych, an art exhibition with a carefully chosen blend of realistic and abstract art, featuring artists Asma Menon, Thejo Menon and Gita. With beautiful life-like depictions of architecture, female forms and music, the exhibition is a must-visit for art connoisseurs.
All seasons, Nungambakkam
The city has a new luxury decor destination, The Signature Studio, in Nungambakkam. Expect an array of decor solutions ranging from designer fans, lighting systems, animal-shaped furniture and exclusive hand-picked collectibles. The 2,000 sq ft studio also has pieces designed by French and Spanish designers. Details: 42151450