Reading break All seasons, Starmark
Anusha Subramanian’s latest read, Never Gone, revolves around eight friends and their journeys, both together and individually. Tracing their lives on the path of self-discovery following a tragedy, this book is the 16-year-old author’s second novel. `299. At Starmark, Phoenix MarketCity. Details: 30083560
Laugh out loud
November 5, Alliance Francaise
Catch Bhargav Ramakrishnan and Alexander Babu with their stand up special, The Yogi and the Bear. Bringing two contrasting perspectives—a married man with kids, and a single, struggling, party animal—get ready to laugh all night. At Edouard Michelin auditorium. Tickets from `200. Details: bookmyshow.com
November 5-December 5, Kodambakkam
For those fascinated by the opulent and colourful art of Tanjore paintings, here is an opportunity learn how to create it. Head to the 10-day Tanjore painting workshop at the Maven Art Academy tomorrow, where Mary Venmathi will instruct you on the nuances of the art. From board preparation to painting, the city-based artist will assist you in completing your masterpiece.
`5,500 (inclusive of the materials). Details: 90949 90718
Sunday, Phoenix MarketCity
Eric Martin, one of the pioneers of yesteryear 90s rock music, comes to the city for a live performance. The 56-year-old American musician, who is the lead vocalist of the hard rock band Mr Big, will be performing some of his biggest hits at Phoenix MarketCity, such as the Billboard superhit, To Be With You. His powerful voice and his songs will provide the perfect musical backdrop for your weekend. Sunday, at 7 pm. Tickets at `500 on insider.in
November 4, Goethe Institut
Catch the Berliner Philharmoniker orchestra as they perform live at Waldbühne, Berlin via a digital concert today at the Goethe Institut. Expect music from old Hollywood classics—Star Wars, Indiana Jomes and Ben Hur, to name a few—coming alive with the orchestra conducted by Simon Rattle. Free entry. 7pm onwards.
November 13, Gopalpuram
Sometimes a story is only as good as the storyteller. For those who would like to hone their narrative skills, city-based World Storytelling Institute is organising a seven-session workshop for adults. It will touch upon the creation of stories while improving on one’s ability to tell stories. At iSpark in Gopalpuram. `5,000
Details: 98403 94282