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    Singh in the house
    March 13 | YMCA Nandanam
    The man who made millions dance to his songs like Tum hi ho and Dilliwaali girlfriend, Arijit Singh is all ready for his first concert in Chennai. Organised by event management firm Beep Experience Management, the concert will see Singh performing numbers like Kabira,
    Phir le aaya dil and Muskurane. Tickets from Rs 2,000 onwards. Today, at YMCA Nandanam. Details: eventjini.com

    Sing along1
    March 15 | The Opal Club
    Like the idea of an evening with TM Krishna? Book your tickets for the Grand Musical Concert by fine arts academy Rasikapriya. With vocals by the singer, the concert will also feature Ganesh Prasad on the violin, Ganapathi Ram on the mridangam and Guru Prasad on the ghatam. Expect some of Krishnaa��s famous songs like Ramachandraya, Ninnenera and Etavunara. On March 15, at The Opal Club. Tickets from Rs 200 onwards.
    Details: eventjini.com


    For love of books
    March 16 | New Delhi
    Great news for literary fans. The eighth edition of Spring Fever 2015 by Penguin Random House, a 10-day festival (March 14-22), features literary discussions, book readings, music concerts, book previews and more. Gulzar, Amitav Ghosh, Shobhaa De, Ram Jethmalani, Shashi Tharoor, Ravinder Singh and Gurcharan Das are on the guest list. At India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Register on facebook.com/penguinindia

    Goodbye gluten2
    March 18 | Tryst Cafe
    As a solution to all your gluten woes, Tryst Cafe at Neelankarai has launched a gluten-free line of breads. Made in-house, the breads are available in options like wheat, ragi and millet, with flour sourced from Germany. Available in 350 gram loaves and 100 gram rolls. Priced from
    Rs 40 to Rs 220. Details: 64575575



    At the movies
    March 13 | SPI Cinemas
    After science fiction hits like Elysium and District 9, Neill Blomkamp brings us Chappie. With Hugh Jackman, Dev Patel and Sharlto Copley in the lead, the story revolves around an experimental robot, Chappie, who is reprogrammed from being a patrol robot to being able to think and feel. Details: 42244224

    Lone star
    March 14 | Alliance Francaise
    Known for creating plays with a social message, city-based Theatre Nisha present Amrapali, a play written and directed by V Balakrishnan, the founder. Part of their 15th anniversary celebrations on March 13-15, the play featuring actor Janani Narasimhan, is about Amrapali and the struggles she faced before becoming a monk. Turn to Page 18 for more on the play

    Summer begins
    March 17 | Collage
    Manish Aroraa��s Spring Summer Collection 2015 at Collage features plenty of bright colours and unusual fabrics. Available from today, the collection has capes and ensemble anarkalis in tones of copper, gold, bright pink, green and yellow. Priced from Rs 10,000 onwards. While there, also look out for Rabbani & Rakhaa��s new bridal line. Details: 28291443

    French rendezvous
    March 19 | Multiple venues
    More than 1,000 restaurants across five continents will showcase special menus featuring French cuisine on March 19. Called GoA�t de France, this initiative by masterchef Alain Ducasse and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development sees five restaurants from Chennai participating. For more, turn to Page 10


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