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    Dragon tales
    Ongoing, Tulika Publishers
    Suniti Namjoshi’s book The Boy and Dragon Stories and Other Tales, launched this month promises to take its young readers on an enchanting ride.  Published by Tulika Books, the stories are about the adventures of a boy who needs to punish a dragon, but becomes his friend instead. Available at their store in Ganapathy Colony, and at tulikabooks.com. Rs 175.Details: 24331639

    Up for grabs
    Dec 11 to 13, Besant Nagar
    Designer clothing destination Stylista is doing a three day maiden pop-up in the city, at the concept store, MaalGaadi. The pop-up features dresses, q-lots, jackets, crop-tops and jumpsuits for women of all ages, from designers like Masaba Gupta, Wendell Rodricks, Nishika Lulla and the Stylista Original. On its second anniversary, MaalGaadi is organising a 30 per cent discount sale on their merchandise. 11 am to 8.30 pm, Rs 700 onwards. Details: 42103242

    Crafted from cotton
    Till January, Greams Road
    Designers Anavila Misra and Priyadarshini Rao’s cotton and linen clothing collection is being exhibited at the Collage boutique. It features saris from Mishra in bright colours of orange, red and yellow, whereas Rao’s tunics, flared pants and shirts are available in coral, berries, shell and onion pink, indigo blues and monochrome themes. The garments are made from natural linen yarn from France. Available from Rs 7,000 onwards. Details: 28291443

    Danish Singer MØ, the vocalist of Major Lazer and DJ Snake’s hit, Lean On, is going to perform at the opening concert of the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Bærum, Denmark. The concert airs live on YouTube today from 11.30 pm. To watch, tune in to youtube.com/user/NobelPeaceConcert

    autumn hues (1)Autumn hues
    Till December 30,
    Teynampet and Nungambakkam
    Sandy’s Chocolate Laboratory is hosting artist JMS Mani’s painting series from Apparao Galleries — Reflections of an Autumn Sun. The artist is known for his painting series based on the town of Badami. Mani’s paintings follow the impressionist style, with departure figures floating in space against a palate of warm glowing colours. All day. Rs 50,000 onwards. Details: 9941012388

     

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    Tough up
    December 20, Oragadam
    The Devils Circuit obstacle run is back in the city. Be prepared to get challenged out of your comfort zone with a five km track taking you through mud, slush, ice and barbed wire. The event will be hosted by RJ Rakesh from Radio One. For ages 16 and above. 7 am to 3 pm. Registrations close tomorrow.
    Rs 1,500 onwards. Register at devilscircuit.com

     

     

    Bollywood calling
    Till December 13, OnlineEros International and Bhansali Productions, are promoting their much awaited film Bajirao Mastani (releasing December 18), with a online poker contest. In association with online gaming portal Adda52.com, five winners of the contest will get a chance to play poker with actor Ranveer Singh. To sign up, log in to adda52.com.

    Of art and museums Ongoing, online
    Tara Books recently launched the book Between Memory and Museum. Edited by Tara’s filmmaker Arun Wolf and Gita Wolf, the book describes the dialogues of Indian folk artists as well as tribal artists on their perspective of art and tradition, and the way it is represented and interpreted by museums. The book is categorised under the limited edition of Tara’s handmade books. Rs 1,500 onwards at tarabooks.com

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