From the sale at Casablanca to Kasha ki Aasha’s musical night — it is all about the good life this weekend.
All booked up
Pondicherry-based author Sushrut Badhe has rewritten the Bhagavad Gita in rhythmic English verse. On Tuesday, he will talk about his book, Bhagavad Gita – The Rhythm of Krishna, at the Palais de Mahe. Organised by People For Pondicherry’s Heritage, it will begin at 6 pm. Tea and snacks will be served before the event.Details: 0413 2345611
Let kids rekindle their relationship with their grandparents at DakshinaChitra this Sunday, with a slew of activities. At the second edition of Grandparents Day, enjoy kolam drawing and traditional board games. For a more relaxed time, sit back and enjoy puppet shows and folk dances, and listen to grandparents reminiscing about the years gone by.
Free entry. Details: 24918943
Bag a deal
Summer is here and so is the Red Hot Chilli Sale at Casablanca. Get up to 70 per cent off on apparel, bags, accessories and more. Avail discounts on brands like Puma, Lee Cooper, Holii, Levis and Ed Hardy. Till May 15.Details: 2226495
Kalpataru Hobby Centre has a lot lined up for children this summer. At their theatre workshop, learn to speak with expressions and master basics of dramatics. Also expect fitness activities like yoga, facilitated by instructors from Helen O’ Grady International and Rite Stride. Crafts (by Global Art), fireless cooking (smoothies and chocolate-biscuit desserts), Maths made easy and spoken English will also be taught. At the centre at Palavakkam. May 2-13, 10 am onwards. For kids between three and nine years. Rs 2,800 onwards. Details: 9677182145
Get ready for a truly international musical experience this Saturday, at Kasha ki Aasha. Five musicians (faculty at the Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music)—including Spanish vocalist Mili Vizcaino and Brazilian pianist Pedro Carneiro Silva—will entertain guests with live jazz. From 8 pm onwards. Rs 100.
Details: 0413 2222963
Nod to the noodle
Enjoy kuay tiew (chicken noodle soup), Phuket fish, pad Thai noodles and other main course staples at the Thai Week at Waters Edge Cafe, Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay. Expect live counters serving noodles and rice, besides a desserts table laden with sublime coconut cake, Thai-style crème caramel and more. Tomorrow and Sunday. Rs 1,600 plus tax. Details: 27443636