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    Party Venga style
    May 9 | Phoenix MarketCity
    Vengaboys, the Dutch party band from the ’90s, are set to perform this weekend. The Eurodance group behind classic cult hits like We Like To Party, now play acoustic ballads and dance rumba. Catch them tomorrow, at Phoenix MarketCity, from 7 pm onwards. Tickets at Rs 500. Details: in.bookmyshow.com

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    May 9 | Amethyst
    If you’ve been wondering how you can support the folks in Nepal, the bakers of Chennai have the answer. Simply drop by their Charity Bake Sale and tuck into goodies including cookies, cupcakes and a host of special cakes from hotels like The Park and Park Hyatt, and home bakers. All the proceeds from the two day event (May 8-9) will go towards a fund for the earthquake victims. For more on the event, turn to Page 9

    Summer at The Folly
    May 12 | Amethyst
    Catch the latest summer fashion trends at The Folly, where the works of designers like Wendell Rodricks, Hidden Harmony, Shades of India, Tilla and Runaway Bicycle are being showcased. Expect plenty of flowing fabrics in bright colours at this sale, from May 9-17. From 11 am to 8 pm. Rs 3,500 onwards. Details: 45991630

    Time to bid
    May 13 | Geneva
    The Magnificent Jewels Sale by Christie’s in Geneva boasts of spectacular gems from across the world. Among them is a pair of antique emerald bangles from India that were made in the 1900s. Featuring 46 emeralds of Colombian origin, the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute has stated that this pair is still in pristine condition. The pair goes on sale on May 13, with an estimate of SFr 1,500,000-2,000,000. Bids invited on christies.com

    At the movies
    May 8 | SPI Cinemas
    Deepika Padukone plays Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter in Shoojit Sircar’s new movie Piku, which releases today. Shot in Kolkata, the movie is about a taxi-driver, played by Irrfan Khan, who takes Bachchan and Padukone on a road trip. Padukone plays a Bengali architect in the film. Details: 42244224

    One for mom
    May 10 | Frazer and Haws
    Besides all the lunches and brunches across town (turn to Page 8), your mother deserves a special gift on Sunday. Frazer and Haws has come up with a collection in 92.5 per cent sterling silver. Among the lot, we like their fortune cookie that conceals a special note of appreciation. Rs 7,600 at the store in Mumbai. Details: 022 23824429

    Gone in a flash
    May 11 | Collage
    Don’t miss Collage’s flash sale that features merchandise from top designers, at discounted prices. Look out for names like Manish Gupta, Tarun Tahiliani, Priyadarshini Rao, and Pero, among others, with clothes ranging from their fall-winter to festive lines. Avail discounts of up to 60 per cent. From today, till May 16. Details: 28291443

    Kids at work
    May 14 | Rainbow Fish Studio
    Enroll your children for the last week of summer workshops to be held at Rainbow Fish Studio, where they will learn different forms of art from professionals. For ages five to 12, one of the workshops will have R Janathanan sharing his expertise in 3D art, while the another has Potrarasan Suban teaching pottery. Till May 15. Register at Rs 4,900 per head. Details: 24470438

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