Make a wish
February 7, Kamaraj Arangam
Actor Ganesh Venkatraman (Unnaipol Oruvan) is making his debut on stage in the desi version of Cinderella. Directed by dancer-choreographer Zakir Hussain, the production incorporates both Bharatnatyam and contemporary dance styles. Tickets from Rs 500 onwards. Details: bookmyshow.com
February 11, Ashvita Bistro
IndiEarth, in association with The Cinema Resource Center, is showcasing two short films at Ashvita Bistro—Be Jinxed! and Love, Wrinkle-Free. While the former is an animation about a frog that is trying to escape the experiments of a biology student, the latter is a comedy about how a sales manager reacts to his 46-year-old wife getting pregnant and how their adopted daughter is upset by it. From
7.30 pm. Details: 9791088189
Guilty or not
February 8, Museum Theatre
Stella Players, the drama club of Stella Maris College, is presenting their adaptation of the murder mystery, The Witness for the Prosecution. A short story by Agatha Christie—about the murder of a wealthy widow by an American war veteran, and the courtroom drama that follows—it is being staged at the Museum Theatre in Egmore, from 7.30 pm onwards. Tickets from Rs 200 onwards.
Till February 11, Amethyst
Amethyst presents designer Richa Kapoor’s collection, with bohemian outfits that mix the old with the new. Featuring loose cuts,
ruffles and layers—in natural fabrics like cotton, tussar and hand-woven fabric, sporting
beaded embroidery and rich antique pita thread—choose from tunics,dresses,
skirts and more. From Rs 5,000. Details: 45991630
Play and shop
February 8, Taj Club House
KidVenture, Chennai’s first all-kids carnival, is being brought to you by city-based ‘mompreneurs’ Pooja Singhi, Vanita Bora and Shachi Munot. Besides getting to meet their favourite characters like Chotta Bheem and Mighty Raju, children will also have a funzone to play in while parents browse through products like toys, kids wear and more. Look out for the artificial snow play area, bouncy castle, ball pool and more. Competitions like junk robot making are also being organised. From Rs 200 . Details: 9677039797
Till February 7, Evoluzione
Worn by the likes of Sonam Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit, AM PM is bringing their latest Spring Summer collection—inspired by floral motifs—to Evoluzione. The collection—which features short and long dresses, cocktail pieces, palazzos, crop tops and more—comes in fabrics like silk chiffon, crepe de chine, chanderi, linen and georgette. The colour palette comprises of peach, green and black. Rs 6,000 onwards.
February 7, Narada Gana Sabha
Namaargam Dance Company and Talent South presents Antaram a, a classical music and dance production. Conceived by dancer Gopika Varma and produced by Krithika Subrahmanian and Suhasini Mani Ratnam, it features various types of art forms—like leather puppetry, mime and more. Based on legendary female characters like Andal and Vasavi, expect classical dance performances—from Kuchipudi and Mohiniattam to Bharatnatayam. The music is by the likes of AR Rahman and OS Arun. Tickets from Rs 500. At 7 pm. Details: eventjini.com
February 10, ITC Grand Chola
Here’s a chance to preview Bangalore-based Ritu Pande’s Spring Summer 15 line. The collection, Lady in Lace, is inspired by lace not as a fabric but as texture, technique and embellishment.
Available in colours like white, peach, gold, it comprises of tunics, drape dresses, anarkalis and more. From Rs 4,500. Details: 2220 0000
The HSK jewellery collection is available at hsk.com and not as previously mentioned. The error is regretted.