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    Asian update July 8 | The Park
    There is a new Thai menu at Lotus, The Park—with traditional recipes getting a contemporary twist. Among the appetisers, the lotus root with bell peppers and basil in roasted chilli sauce, and the salad with glass noodles, vegetables and coriander root catch our eye. For mains, there are fried Bay of Bengal prawns and wok-tossed spicy mushrooms and bamboo shoots. More on P 9

    Fight night July 9 | Las Vegas
    With 24 fighters lined up for 12 matches, UFC 200 promises to be exciting. All eyes are on current light heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, as he steps into the octagon with interim champion, Jon Jones, for a rematch. Also featured is WWE star and former heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, who takes on the formidable Mark Hunt. On July 9, with live broadcast on July 10, at 7.30 am, on Sony ESPN. Details: sonysix.com

    Final kick-off July 11 | France
    After extending the number of teams to 24, EURO 2016 is just three games away from a glorious end. While Portugal face Wales in the first semi-finals, the second one—between Germany and France—is scheduled for today. Can the overall superiority of the Germans match the individual brilliance of the French players? Finals on July 11, 12.30 am. On Sony Six. Details: uefa.com

    Code red July 13 | Inko Centre
    Vadodara-based artist, Soghra Khurasani, will be showcasing her signature woodcut prints on paper at Inko Centre, as part of their arts-in-partnership series. In vivid hues of red and pink, her paintings have women at its centre—as the silent yet nurturing crater, a shift from her earlier series, where she worked with  volatile volcanoes. From July 13. More on P 19

    Acing it July 10 | Wimbledon
    Fresh from his remarkable comeback against Marin Cilic, Roger Federer is now a clear favourite at Wimbledon. In the ladies draw, the Williams sisters are on collision course and might meet in the finals. Also, don’t miss the Bryan brothers, who are playing their last season here. July 9-10, on Star Sports. Details: wimbledon.com

    Korean moves July 14 | Britain
    At the ongoing The Little Festival, Korean production, Paper Window, will be one of the main highlights next week. The hour-long play, for children over four, is created by visual theatre company, Ccotbbat. The actors will create conceptual movements on stage, based on the drawings of simple shapes. July 14-16. Tickets from Rs 200 onwards. Details: explara.com

    Celtic calling July 12 | Online
    The Americans may have a legion of superheroes—from Superman to Deadpool—but the Scottish are catching up. Their first mythological superhero, Saltire, is back in the limelight. The new issue in the six-part series, Saltire: Legend Eternal, has received rave reviews at the recent Glasgow Comic Con. Writer John Ferguson’s stories—touted to compete against DC’s Batman comics—interweaves real legends into its gritty time line set in Roman-occupied Scotland.  Rs 887. Details: amazon.co.uk

    At the movies
    July 8 | SPI Cinemas His ‘rape remark’ may have stirred up a controversy, but proving  predictions by trade experts correct,
    Salman Khan’s Sultan had a great opening. With the reliable Anushka Sharma opposite him, he plays a wrestler who, despite personal and professional problems, achieves success in global tournaments. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar (Mere Brother Ki Dulhan and Gunday). Also releasing today is The Secret Life of Pets. Details: 42244224

    House proud
    July 10 | Egmore
    Want to give your home a style update with some new decor? Check out the store Mi Casa, which will open its doors this Sunday. Stocking accessories and various gifting options, it sources products from across the country and abroad. Choose from garden accessories to decor pieces like nesting tables, wall art, photo frames, et al. On Casa Major Road, Egmore. From Rs 500 onwards. Details: 28191939

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