June 7 | Paris
With nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and 2009 champion Roger Federer out of the competition, Novak Djokovic stands a good chance at winning this year’s French Open. Meanwhile, Serena Williams will look to add to her collection of trophies, by winning her 20th at the series. From 10 am onwards on Neo Sports. Finals on June 6 (ladies) and June 7 (men). Details: rolandgarros.com
Buuren on your mind?
June 6 | Mumbai
Five time world number one DJ Armin van Buuren brings his A State Of Trance festival to India, with shows in Hyderabad and Mumbai. The Dutch artiste will rock with his eclectic trance music, before officially releasing his new collection of singles, Armin Anthems, to celebrate 20 years as a producer. Tomorrow, in Mumbai. Tickets from `3,000 on bookmyshow.com
June 9 | The Funk Yard
How would you like to dance with choreographers who have worked with Michael Jackson? Sign up for the two-day workshop (followed by a dance-off), Funk In India, by American funk dance professionals, Popin’ Pete and Yoda Jones. They have also danced with Chris Brown, Justin Timberlake and Usher, and participants, who include students from Korea, Italy, Sri Lanka and Morocco, will get to learn many a step. More on Page 19
At the movies
June 11 | SPI Cinemas
Jurassic World features a new hybrid dinosaur called Indominus Rex, which is supposed to be the top attraction in Isla Nublar, the island that now hosts a dinosaur theme park thrown open to the public for the first time. All hell breaks loose when the hybrid escapes, and it’s up to Chris Pratt and the park’s security team to contain it. Directed by Colin Trevorrow, with Steven Spielberg among the producers. Details: 42244224
June 5 | Evoluzione
Evoluzione’s new collection exudes a holiday vibe. Called A la mode: Wanderlust, it features designs by 11.11, Bodice, Dev R Nil, Wendell Rodricks, and seven others. Expect knee-length dresses, delicate linen in underwater hues, safari-inspired shirts, maxis, and other clothes with tribal motifs and more. Available all season from Rs 2,000 onwards. Details: 28333627
Thank you for the music
June 6 | Madras University
ETV’s music programme, Swarabishekam, celebrates 80 years of Telugu and Tamil cinema and music, with a concert by SP Balasubrahmanyam. The event will also see others like Chinmayi, Mano, Karthik, Anuradha Shriram and Geeta Madhuri performing and being felicitated for their contribution to the industry. Tomorrow at the Centenary Auditorium of Madras University, from 6 pm onwards. Tickets from Rs 500 on in.bookmyshow.com
World on a plate
June 8 | Cleo’s
The next time you’re passing by Adyar, be sure to stop at Cleo’s in Indira Nagar.
Long & short of it
June 10 | New Delhi
American high street fashion brand, Gap marks its entry into the country with a store in New Delhi. The Summer 2015 line has plenty of linen and cotton — perfect for hot days ahead. The season also features a lot of tropical prints that have made their way on to men’s shorts.