A collection of rare tribal carpets curated by Bengaluru-based Danny Mehra will be showcased at the Folly. The exhibition, called Carpet Stories, will open at Amethyst with exhibits from places like Persia, Anatolia, the Caucasus and so on. The carpets are designed by ethnic groups like Qashqai, Luri and the Afshar. Prices from `50,000 onwards. More on Page 18
March 26 | ECR
Wild Tribe Ranch is now bigger and better. The adventure park has relocated to ECR with new attractions by the beach, like trampoline jumps, zip lines, rope scores and more.
More on Page 23
Out of Africa
March 29 | Evoluzione
Ever been to the grasslands of East Africa and witnessed its rich wildlife? You can get a glimpse of the action at Evoluzione, where popular designers Pankaj & Nidhi will be bringing their latest collection. There will be signature white appliques and shades of earthy orange and grass greens, as well as art works featuring animal print. Prices from `12,500 onwards.
On March 29.
March 31 | Mumbai
The Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai will open with a showcase by Manish Malhotra. Other big names include Neeta Lulla, Rahul Mishra and Masaba, while Gaurang Shah will reveal his favourite jamdani weaves on 19th century-inspired dresses, on March 31. Till April 3. Details: facebook.com/LakmeFashionWk
At the movies
March 25 | SPI Cinemas
The wait is over. Ever since Ben Affleck’s first look as Batman was revealed, expectations about the look and plot of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice have been sky high. With a majorly original premise, the movie revolves around Batman’s attempts to stop Superman (Henry Cavill) from causing more collateral destruction. Also starring Jesse Eisenberg, Amy Adams and Gai Gadot. Details: 42244224
March 27 | Tryst Cafe
This Easter (March 27), Tryst Cafe has three varieties of hot cross buns to choose from — plain, raisin and chocolate. Sporting a new look, the cafe also has chocolate eggs and bunnies, along with cakes like chocolate truffle. Buns at `30 each and eggs at `120 each. Details: 64575575
Karisma in town
March 28 | Neeru’s
Hyderabad-based Neeru’s, known for their grand wedding ensembles, launches in the city on Cathedral Road. Promoted by actress Karisma Kapoor, it also stocks menswear, kidswear and fashion accessories. So if there’s a wedding in the family, you know where to go. More on Page 7
Play your song
March 30 | Hoppipola
There’s nothing like hearing your favourite song being played by a DJ at the bar. Hoppipola gives you a chance to experience the same through Jukebox Nights, a special series where you can get your choice of music played, after you place a request with the waiter who will forward it to the DJ. At Hoppipola outlets on all Wednesdays, from 7 pm onwards. Details: 33011638
Race to the semis
March 27, Punjab
The last time Australia defeated India in a World Cup tournament, the former went on to become champions. But looking at their contrasting records in recent T20 matches, the host nation has the edge, as the race to reach the semis hots up. Steven Smith better watch out for Virat Kohli, who is in blistering form at the moment. From 7.30 pm onwards, on Star Sports. Details: icc-cricket.com