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    Fish rock, anyone?
    January 8 | Phoenix MarketCityVada
    Get ready for a dose of Kerala rock as Kochi-based Thaikkudam Bridge come to Phoenix MarketCity today. Founded in 2013, the band specialises in multiple genres such as Indian pop, Indian rock, melody and reggae, and will be performing original compositions as well as covers of popular Malayalam songs. 7 pm onwards. Details: 30083008

    Mapping Mylapore
    January 9 | Multiple locations
    A string of competitions and performances for children await at the ongoing 14th edition of the Mylapore Festival. There will be traditional games like dayakattam and pallankuzhi, plus pulli kolam contests, puppetry shows and art workshops. The highlight of the event are the food walks led by Sridhar Venkataraman. More on Page 23

    Picture perfect
    January 11 | Colors Infinity
    The best movies of 2015 will compete at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, in California’s Beverly Hills Hotel. Hosted by actor-comedian Ricky Gervais, the event has movies like Mad Max Fury Road and The Revenant battling for the Best Motion Picture award. To be aired on January 11, at 7.30 am, on Colors Infinity, Comedy Central and Vh1. Details: goldenglobes.com

    Writing on the wall
    January 13 | Apparao GalleriesCaligraphy
    Witness calligraphy transform into works of art at the ongoing exhibition titled Akshar, where lyrical paintings by calligraphy artist Rajeev Kumar will be on display. Inspired by Kumar’s philosophical ideas based on Indian scriptures and culture, they are available in large formats. More on Page 18

    At the movies
    January 8 | SPI Cinemas
    An action–thriller directed by Bejoy Nambiar, Wazir has Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar in lead roles. The movie narrates the story of two unlikely friends — a paralysed chess grandmaster and an ATS officer — who help each other win their respective goals. Details: 42244224

    Touch of Blair
    January 10 | Port Blair
    Still on holiday mode? Head to the island capital, Port Blair, for an extended vacation. The 10-day Island Tourism Festival will feature exhibitions — displaying arts, crafts, flora and fauna, and marine life — besides performances by national and international artistes and sports like parasailing. Don’t miss the Nicobari Hodi boat race. Till January 15. Details: andamans.gov.in

    Sale of the season
    January 12 | Landmark
    You have 23 days left to take full advantage of Landmark’s End Of Season sale. The retailer is offering discounts of up to 50 per cent on its range of books, toys, stationery, movies and gaming consoles.
    The sale is on till January 31, at the Landmark store in AMPA Skywalk Mall and online on landmarkonthenet.com.
    Details: 30249494

    Set in stone
    January 14 | Evoluzione
    Designer Ananya is making her debut with Naya, at Evoluzione today. The designs are inspired by her fascination for crystal healing and reiterate her belief that jewellery can be used as a talisman to lend a positive effect on one’s life. The line brings alive long-lost Indian philosophies in contemporary designs. More on Page 15

    Reel stage
    January 10 | Multiple venues
    Over 150 movies (both world and regional cinema) are being screened at  the ongoing Chennai International Film Festival. Organised by the Indo  Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF) the 13th edition of the event will also  feature tribute screenings in memory of directors and actors like  K Balachander and Manorama. Till January 13. More on Page 24

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