September 24, Ashvita Bistro
It’s time for some shorts. Shamiana, the Mumbai-based short film club—in association with The Cinema Resource Centre—is screening four internationally-acclaimed short films. Watch Baghdad Messi (United Arab Emirates), Int. Cafe – Night (India), Lila (Spain) and Postman (India). At Ashvita Bistro in Alwarpet, between 7.30 pm and 9.30 pm. SMS ‘short films’ with your name to 9791088189
Play and win
September 19, Express Avenue
The game of Rummikub is simple: arrange numbered tiles in a way that gets you the highest score. Now, Funskool India is conducting a Rummikub National Championship for children above 12 years. The finalist will win an all-expenses-paid trip to Berlin, where they will participate in the Rummikub World Championship. At the Starmark store, from 3 pm.
September 20, Spaces
City-based drama troupe Shree Thaayaar Kalai Koodam presents Payanam, a play that explores the lives of people who become victims of circumstances. The hour long play is written and directed by Icarr Weeoui. He also acts in it, alongside others like Javith Hussain and Mohan Babu. Open to audiences above 16 years.
At 6 pm and 7.45 pm. Rs 100.
September 20, Vivanta by Taj-Connemara
Brush up on your general knowledge and get ready to participate in the 12th edition of the Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz. Quizmaster Giri Balasubramanium will test your knowledge on movies, business, current affairs and more. Corporates can put forward a team of two members each. Cash prizes of up to Rs 5,00,000 are up for grabs. At 2 pm. Details: 66657891
Study in France
October 3, Taj Coromandel
Students exploring education options abroad must check out the education expo being organised by the Embassy of France and Campus France. The Admission Tour will let students meet representatives from 23 French B-schools and engineering schools. Curriculum and scholarship options will also be discussed. Free entry. Between 11 am and 5 pm. Register online at salons.campusfrance.org
From September 25, Rutland Gate Studio
Enrol for a 10-day detox programme, where yoga instructor Shanthala T Medappa will teach you detoxifying asanas, pranayama and meditation, besides giving you diet advice. While the first session will be free, the rest will be priced at Rs 2,500 (Rs 1,500 for members). Details: 28330280