Jazz for Paris
Today, Alliance Française of Madras
The French jazz band Mezcal Jazz Unit will be performing a concert dedicated to victims of the Paris terror attacks today. Organised in association with Saint Gobain, catch the artistes Christophe Azema, Jean Marie Frédéric, Emmanuel de Gouvello and Daniel Solia at the Edouard Michelin Auditorium. At 7 pm. Free passes available at the venue and on eventjini.com. Details: 28279803
Today, Express Avenue Mall
Author Usha Narayanan will be launching her latest rom-com, Love Lies and Layoffs, at Starmark today at 6.30 pm. The story is based on the life of a columnist who gets entangled in a complicated relationship with a co-worker, a vengeful ex-boyfriend and a psycho boss. The author will be in conversation with Tamil film director, Karthik Subbaraj (of Pizza fame) and RJ Sulabha of Radio One at 6 pm. Rs 250. Available at all book stores.
In the moonlight
All season, T Nagar
Actress Avani Modi launched Titan’s new Moonlight Raga collection at The World of Titan store at T Nagar. The new collection features Swarovski crystals, pearls and enamel work on watches. The festive line is inspired by night flowers, the starry sky, the Taj Mahal, and the like. From Rs 3,395 onwards. Details: 42128793
Till December 1, Royapettah
Amethyst is hosting a photography exhibition by London-based Karen Knorr. Featuring surreal perspectives of Indian landmarks—in which animals are intruders— India Song is on at The Folly. From 11 am to 8 pm. Details: 45991630
Till November 30, online
The Camlin Art Foundation is hosting a nation-wide art contest. The participants (18 and above) can use mediums of oil, acrylic, pastels and watercolours to present their work. They will be judged in two separate categories: professional and student. Winners will get an all-expense paid trip to visit art galleries and museums in Paris, Rome, Florence and Venice. Submit entries at camelartfoundation.com. Details: 24312556
Till Sunday, Online
With AirAsia’s 50 per cent off on tickets to Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, you can now fly to these destinations at affordable prices. Pay Rs 3,208 for Visakhapatnam to Kuala Lumpur; Rs 3,758 from Trichy and Rs 4,919 for Chennai to Bangkok. Book before Sunday to avail the special prices for travel between January 15 and April 10, 2016. Details: airasia.com
February 19 – 20, Goa
India Bike Week 2016 launches the fourth series of its biking festival, in association with Seventy Event Media Group and Fox Life. Celebrate biking culture with live bands, a biking film festival, custom and vintage bike displays, tete-a-tete with international biker legends, bike build-offs, stunt championships and the first biker carnival parade
in India. Register at bookmyshow.com/concerts/india-bike-week-tickets
Discover Dubai with the Explorer Package that the Avari Dubai Hotel has introduced. It includes a four-night stay in the Superior Class room with breakfasts, a desert safari, a visit to the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa, the Abu Dhabi Mosque and the Ferrari Park thrown in. Approximately Rs 52,732 for couples and Rs 26,366 per person. Details: avari.com
The Bond way
Till December 13, OnlineVisitBritain, in association with Sony Pictures Entertainment and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, invites 007 fans to participate in their online competition, The Sweepstake.
All you need to do to win a stay at the Raddison Blu Edwardian Hotel and be driven around in an Aston Martin in London, is share how you’d like to live the Bond life. Details: lovewall.