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    The Sula grapevine
    February 8 | Nashik
    The second edition of the Gourmet World Music Festival, The Sula Fest 2015, is here. With artists like Young The Giant, Lucky Ali, Speed Caravan and Rodney Branigan, the festival also has plenty of food, shopping and wine, at Sula’s giant amphi theatre. Taking place in Nashik on February 7-8, this is a perfect weekend getaway. Tickets from Rs 1,900. Details: in.bookmyshow.com

     

    Chennai’s canvas
    art-(1)February 6 | Across the city
    After the Guess Who paintings on the walls of Kochi, Chennai is sporting some wall art as well. Goethe Institut’s street art festival, Conquer the Concrete (till February 7), has five artists from USA, Spain and Germany painting the town (catch their creations at Egmore station, Adyar and Valluvar Kottam, among other places) along with local artists and cinema hoarding painters. Details: 28331314

     

     

    Up for GrammysFebruary 9 | Los Angelesgrammy

    All eyes will be on the 57th edition of the Grammy Awards that takes place on February 9. While Iggy Azalea and Sam Smith are nominated for Best New Artist, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus are contending for Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Group Performance. We hear Madonna may be performing too. Live, from 6.30 am, on Vh1. Details: vh1.com

    Craft collective
    February 11 | Kalakshetra
    With over 100 weavers and craftsmen participating, the Dastkari Fair in Kalakshetra has leather accessories, terracotta jewellery and paintings from Rajasthan, West Bengal and Kerala. It is time for all the art enthusiasts to splurge. Organised by Dastkari Haat Samiti, a Delhi-based crafts organisation, the event includes puppet shows, workshops and talks. Till February 15. More on Page 18

    Saturday night fever
    boney-m1February 7 | YMCA College Grounds
    Fans of the vocal group Boney M, take note. Maizie Williams, an original member of the band, will be performing at the YMCA grounds this weekend. Organised by The New Indian Express, the two-hour concert will feature Boney M favourites like Daddy Cool, Rivers of Babylon and Ma Baker. On February 7. Tickets from Rs 1,000 onwards on in.bookmyshow.com

    Ridley hour
    February 8 | Marina
    Runners and wildlife enthusiasts, take note. Ezone Events, a city-based environmental organisation, invite you to The Ridley Run 2015, a marathon to spread awareness about Olive Ridley turtles. Divided into three categories — 1km, 3km and 5km — the races will start and finish at Marina Beach. On February 8, tickets are priced at Rs 250. Details: eventjini.com

    Patterns & wit
    February 10 | Collage
    With summer gaining up on us, Tarun Tahiliani’s Spring Summer Collection 2015 comes just in time. The new line, in pink, yellow and peach, features tunics and saris, and is inspired by The Singh Twins, who are known for reviving the technique of miniature painting, by creating a witty melange of several things in their work. At Collage from February 10. Priced from Rs 10,000. Details: 28291443

    Mango in a bottle
    February 12 | Chengalpet
    In flavours like Mango Vanilla, Mango Kiwi and Mango Guava, the jams by Garden Delight promise to make breakfast fun. The jams, made by priests and volunteers of Irudaya Niketan in Chengalpet, are all based on French recipes with Indian ingredients.

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