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    Story time1
    April 8 | The Little Theatre
    Open to children between five and 15 years, catch Campfire Tales by The Little Theatre—a two- hour interactive performance of stories by film and theatre actor, Krishnakumar Balasubramanian (of The RED Bean Can fame), and his team. From 6.30 pm onwards. At Rs 300 (per person). Details: 9677125738




    At the movies
    April 8 | SPI Cinemas
    Director Jon Favreau’s live-action remake of Rudyard Kipling’s children’s story, The Jungle Book, is finally here. The story revolves around Mowgli (Neel Sethi)—raised by wolves, alongside Baloo the bear (Bill Murray) and the black panther, Bagheera (Ben Kingsley)—as he sets out on a journey to find his way back to civilisation while fighting the fearsome tiger, Sher Khan (Idris Elba).
    Details: 42244224

    Talking stage2
    April 9 | Goethe Institut
    Themed on everyday conversations between strangers, Notes on Chai is a solo theatre performance by Mumbai-based film and theatre artiste, Jyoti Dogra. Through the devised play—which also weaves in Tibetan chanting techniques, western harmonics and extended vocal techniques—she highlights existential questions. Today and tomorrow, at 7 pm. Details: 28331314



    Taste on the go5
    April 10 | Blaffer
    Blaffer promises to take you to some of the popular food joints in the city—like Kakada Ramprasad, Novelty Tea House and Agarwal Bhavan—as part of its food walk, Street 101, which will cover the Sowcarpet area. Get to taste street-food like pani puri, pav bhaji, jalebi and more. At Rs 400 person. Details: blaffer.in




    Match up
    April 11 | Punjab
    It’s IPL season again—but one without the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. At the opening ceremony today, at the NSCI Dome, pop star Chris Brown will make his India debut, while dancehall group Major Lazer will join B-towners like Ranveer Singh and Katrina Kaif to dazzle fans. On Monday, don’t miss the Kings XI Punjab face off against Suresh Raina’s Gujarat Lions. At 8 pm, on Sony Max.
    Details: iplt20.com

    Life on paper3
    April 12 | Penguin Books
    With many ups and downs, both on and off the screen, Emraan Hashmi has been through a lot. The actor has now released his biography, Kiss of Life, which reveals a lesser-known side of his personality and personal struggles—from his time as a confused teenager to the time he spent nursing his four-year-old son, Ayaan, back to health after he was diagnosed with cancer. Rs 279. Pre-order at amazon.in



    Weekend getaway
    April 13 | Kodai
    Escape the heat and explore the
    wilderness of the Nilgiri district with a two-day camping trip. Organised by Redrawlife, the moderately difficult seven-hour trek, which stretches across mountain passes and scenic viewpoints, will cover a distance of 14 kilometres. After the trek, you can enjoy a complimentary campfire dinner and barbecue. On April 15. Rs 2,600 onwards.
    Details: redrawlife.com

    A new beginning
    April 14 | Taj Coromandel Celebrate Vishu at Taj Coromandel’s Southern Spice, which promises to offer a quintessential Kerala experience with dishes like olan, beetroot pachadi, chemmeen porichathu and more. There will also be a special koonu varatiyadhu, cooked in the Syrian-Christian style. You can finish with the ada pradhaman. April 14-15. From Rs 1,800 plus
    taxes. Details: 66002827


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