On Miko mode
November 25 | Le Royal Meridien
Dance music takes centrestage in the city tonight courtesy Teri Miko, the Ukrainian DJ who recently rocked crowds in Bengaluru with her electronic music. She will be performing her signature beats at the Le Royal Meridien hotel as part of VH1 Supersonic. Today, 8pm onwards.
November 26 | Juel
If you are looking for jewellery and clothing at the same time then Vivek Karunakaran’s studio at Rutland Gate is where you should be. The stylish designer will be hosting a talk along with Anjana George, founder of jewellery brand, Juel. The former will also showcase a collection of festive wear at the event, along with contemporary jewellery by Anjana. Today and tomorrow. 11.30 am onwards. Details: facebook.com/VKBESPOKE
Up in the air
November 28 | Agra
If you are visiting Agra this week, make time for the Taj Balloon Festival. Its second edition starts today, featuring 16 hot air balloons from countries like USA, UK, Belgium, Poland and others. They will be flown near and around the Taj Mahal, giving the participants a spectacular aerial view of the heritage site. Till November 30. Details: facebook.com/tajballoonfestival
Third time lucky?
November 30 | Punjab
England will have lots to prove after their embarassing defeat in the second Test against India. The visitors will be up against an in-form Indian team that won the second match of the series by a convincing margin of 246 runs. Mohammed Shami’s return to form is a big boost. From tomorrow, on Star Sports. 9.30am onwards. Details:
At the movies
November 25 | SPI Cinemas
Four years after the critically acclaimed English Vinglish, which marked Sridevi’s successful return to Bollywood, director Gauri Shinde returns with Dear Zindagi. Bordering on the philosophical, this comedy-drama sees Shah Rukh Khan play Jehangir, who gives life advice to aspiring cinematographer Kaira (Alia Bhatt). Music by Amit Trivedi. Details: 42244224
Claim to frame
November 27 | Art Houz
City-based Sharad Haksar, one of the country’s most acclaimed photographers, is out with his latest collection. Titled Three, it consists of three sets, the first two of which have captured architecture in Croatia and Italy, while the third has photographs of ordinary daily objects shot in a unique way.
Agent on the run
November 29 | Online
Stephenie Meyer is back with The Chemist, a thriller involving an interrogation expert, who is on the run from her bosses who have started seeing her gruelling methods as a threat to the reputation of the US Government, if it ever comes out of the closet. Her first book since The Host, it is priced at `1,468 on amazon.in
December 1 | Ente Keralam
Do not miss the last couple of weeks of the Syrian Christian food festival starting today. At the event, to be moderated by culinary expert Aleyamma Paily, expect to find dishes like ishtew, idli erachi, aattirachi kurumulagittu olarthiyathu, and others.
November 26-27 | The Park
Music buffs should not miss the performances at the IndiEarth XChange, starting tomorrow. The line-up includes French alternative band Organic Bananas, Miss V featuring Chaitanya Bhaidkar, Sauvage Sound System from Reunion Island, among others. There will also be acts by Abhi Tambe, Aver and Aqua Dominatrix (synth/dark pop). On Sunday, catch Nucleya at the console. November 26-27, at The Park. Details: indiearth.com