January 14 | Madras Race Club
Head to the Madras Race Course tomorrow for the Annual South Indian Derby, with horses and owners from across the country in the fray. The 17th day of the Madras racing season will see a total of nine races and close to 100 horses participating, including a trophy race in memory of late former chairman Dr MAM Ramaswamy. Also, don’t miss the auction sales, coming back to the city after 23 years. More on P 19
January 13 | Phoenix MarketCity
The Chord of Giving concert at Phoenix MarketCity promises an exciting musical night featuring performances by Sona Mohapatra, Ram Sampath and other musicians. Today, 6.30 pm onwards.
Tickets from Rs 950 onwards on phoenixmarketcity.com
January 16 | Pune
Pune is turning into a hub for music festivals. After the success of Sunburn and NH7 Weekender, VH1 Supersonic heads to the ‘college city’. Grab your tickets now, as this three-day festival takes a multi-genre route with hip-hop superstar Macklemore and electronic music phenom Eric Prydz on the bill as headliners. From February 10-12. Tickets from Rs 3,375 onwards.
Guetta up and dance
January 19 | Multiple Venues
Listen up people, David Guetta is here! The international EDM heavyweight is starting his India tour in Mumbai today, followed by Hyderabad and NCR. Book a flight soon, race to the venues and make some Memories. Tickets from Rs 2,300 on BookMyShow. More on P 25
At the movies
January 13 | SPI Cinemas
Mani Ratnam’s Tamil superhit Ok Kanmani is remade in Hindi as Ok Jaanu. Directed by Shaad Ali (of Saathiya fame), the movie follows Adi (Aditya Roy Kapur) and Tara’s (Shraddha Kapoor) live-in relationship. Watch how this duo from Mumbai deal with love, when faced with career aspirations.
Art of the matter
January 17 | Pune
Curated by Luca Cerizza and Zasha Colah, the Pune Biennale presents its third edition, featuring the works of Sarnath Banerjee, Massimo Bartolini, Marcello Maloberti and Shubigi Rao, among others. January 5-29.
Look a book
January 15 | New Delhi
Now in its 45th year, the New Delhi World Book Fair, organised by the National Book Trust is a must-attend event for book lovers. From expert talks and discussions to skits on global issues for children, the festival has something for everyone.
Till January 15, at Pragati Maidan.
Passing the baton
January 18 | Mumbai
A new era begins in Indian ODI cricket as Virat Kohli takes over the reins from MS Dhoni to lead the Men in Blue in their ODI series against England. Can the visitors start on a winning note after their 4-0 drubbing in the Tests? Find out today. 1.30 pm onwards. Details: cricinfo.com
Every weave wins
January 13 | The Park
The Box at The Park is hosting a special sari showcase keeping the Margazhi season in mind. The range features traditional and classic fabrics like chanderis and chikankari from places like Uppada and Kota. Today, 11 am to 8 pm. Details: 42676000