June 10, Thiruvanmiyur
Neesha Amrish is known for her organic silk saris and stoles, and her celebrity clientele—from Shobhaa De to top diplomats around the world. A popular retailer at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, her Aeshaane store in the city marks its third anniversary with a flash sale and discounts from 20 to 50 per cent. Certified by the Global Organic Textile. June 10-11. Details: 24486244
At the movies
June 10, SPI Cinemas
Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Te3n follows the story of John Biswas (Bachchan). Despite his granddaughter, Angela, being kidnapped eight years ago, Biswas hasn’t lost hope of finding her. But when a similar kidnapping occurs again, he teams up with ex-cop-turned priest Martin Das, to uncover the truth. Also releasing The Conjuring 2, Now You See Me 2 and Warcraft (adapted from the video game franchise). Details: 42244224
June 11, Park Hyatt
On the occasion of Global Wellness Day, Park Hyatt has curated a special menu of healthy salads and drinks. Salad combinations like quinoa and ricotta and mango and asparagus are paired with thirst quenchers like The Ranch—honeydew melon, celery, apple, ginger. Till June 12. Rs 300 ++ (drinks) onwards.
June 13, France
Barely has the dust settled in Roland Garros than we have the Euro 2016 upon us. With Spain as defending champions, it starts with hosts France facing Romania, while World Cup champions Germany face Ukraine in their opener. Spain will look to get going against the Czech Republic on Sunday. Players to watch out for are Thomas Muller and Cristiano Ronaldo. On Sony Six, 12.30 am onwards. Details: uefa.com
June 12, London
If you are in London this season, Tate Modern has a treat. The late Bhupen Khakhar’s work has been chosen over a period of five decades. With various facets of the Indian society in focus, including homosexuality and skilled labour, the showcase, titled You Can’t Please All, has autobiographical and political undertones. Till November 6. Details: tate.org.uk
June 14, Food Consulate
Now you can perfect your petit antoines and feuilletine choco pralinés, thanks to the Food Consulate. Its new baking course has Antonio Maxmilian, head of its baking and patisserie department, at the helm. The six-month course, recognised by the City and Guilds International in the UK is open to ages 16 and above. Rs 3 lakh per head. Details: 42630001
June 15, Amethyst
At the Amethyst Room in Chamiers, seasonal collections from Anomaly and Runaway Bicycle are being showcased till Wednesday. The former’s cotton clothing is perfect for daily travel and features summer colours like blue, beige and white. Meanwhile, at Amethyst, its annual sale is underway on Abraham and Thakore, Shades of India and others. Prices from Rs 1,900 (Runaway Nights) and Rs 2,600 (Anomaly).
Follow the nose
June 16, Design Hotel Chennai
Learn more about the power of fragrances with Goa-based photographer-turned-perfumer Monika Ghurde, who is back in town to teach you the nuances of smells and how to make the best use of your olfactory sense in a workshop called The Invisible You. At the new Annam Cafe, in Design Hotel Chennai. 11 am to 1 pm.
June 16, The Raintree Anna Salai
Save the date for a comedy night with a message at the Madera, The Raintree Anna Salai. Standup comedian Aditi Mittal will be performing her show, Things They Wouldn’t Let Me Say.
The Mumbai-based performer will talk about problems faced by modern Indian women. More on P 19