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    Summer sizzlers
    January 30 | Collage
    With summer around the corner, Delhi-based fashion designer Manish Gupta is in town to present his Spring/Summer Collection 2015. With floral prints, velvet yarn and satin lace, the collection includes hand woven dresses, chiffon gowns, embroidered skirts and silk jackets in beige, misty blue, lemongrass and ivory. Details: 28291443


    Get your laugh on
    Febru3 ary 1 | Phoenix Market City
    The second edition of Laugh OK Please is bigger and better, with a total of 12 artistes performing across three days. Day one holds a special treat courtesy East India Comedy, who are spoofing Bollywood with an awards ceremony for worst performances. For more on the three-day festival, turn to Page 18



    Route to hide
    F4ebruary 3 | Chennai Trade Centre
    All eyes are on the 30th edition of the India International Leather Fair by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO). With over 400 leather companies from India and abroad participating, expect leather products (and raw materials) like gloves, wallets, belts, hand bags, uppers andA�soles on display. On February 1-3 at the Chennai Trade Centre, from 10 am to 6 pm. Details: 65480175

    Italian refresher
    February 5 | Taj Coromandel
    Prego at Taj Coromandel sports a new menu courtesy their star chef from Naples, Luca. With plenty of delicacies from his hometown in Italy, the restaurant also boasts set meals for power lunches and the most affordable wines in town. Read about our experience at Prego on Page 8

    At the movies
    January 30 | SPI Cinemas
    Directed and written by Alejandro GonzA?lez IA�A?rritu (of Babel fame), Birdman has Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis and Edward Norton in the lead. The story is about Riggan Thomson, a former actor who is agonised by the voice of his role as Birdman in a superhero movie. Also releasing this week, are Ayushmann Khurrana and Pallavi Sharda starrer, Hawaizaada, and American drama, Foxcatcher, with Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo in lead roles. Details: 42244224

    Drumroll, please
    January 31 | Yash Raj Studios
    Get ready for an evening of entertainment courtesy the 60th annual Filmfare Awards. With Alia Bhatt and Karan Johar hosting, watch out for nominees Shahid Kapoor, Aamir Khan, Tabu, Arjit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal. The movies contending are PK, 2 States, Haider, Mary Kom and Queen. On January 31, at Yash Raj Studios, Mumbai. Details: 022 30613500

    Puppets ahoy
    1February 2 | Alliance Francaise
    Alliance Francaise has great news for puppet fans. In collaboration with The Park hotel, they are organising Pacotille, a French-puppet showA�by CERA, a puppet company from France. Featuring life-sized puppets made of newspapers, it promises to be a visual, poetic and musical experience. For more, turn to Page 18



    Summer stop
    February 4 | ECR
    As you bid the cold days goodbye, prepare for some summer fun at VGP Universal Kingdom. The amusement park on ECR is sporting new mascots and rides, with a snow park coming up soon. We especially like their new petting zoo where you can feed a host of birds in addition to deer a2nd goats. For more, turn to Page 28


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