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    Line up for Royce
    August 1 | Good Earth
    Royce fans will tell you why it’s a big deal that the Japanese gourmet chocolate brand is dropping by. It is a pop-up shop at Good Earth and only for two days, July 31 and Aug 1. So make some time for squares of truffle-like bitter chocolate and chocolate potato crisps, no less.  `495 onwards. Details: 42664376. More on Page 8

    Last woman standing
    August 1 | Brazil
    The Women’s Bantamweight championship bout between defending champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Bethe Correia will be the highlight of UFC 190, the mixed-martial arts event of the Ultimate Fighting Championsip to be held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Watch it live tomorrow on ufc.tv

    Art corner
    August 5 | Aloft OMR
    On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Artworld — Sarala’s Art Centre, there will be live demonstration by 10 artists from West Bengal and Assam at Aloft. Featuring names like Parag Adhikari, Amlan Dutta, Swapan Palley, Chanchal Mukherjee and others, you can expect abstract, figurative and landscape paintings. Till August 8. Details: 45925500. More on Page 19

    Luxe address
    August 4 | Spurtank Road
    Jewellery designer S Ahalya is back in a beautiful heritage setting that befits her unusual work. Called Kingsley, the old Chettinad home-turned store, will feature her trademark silver and  gold jewellery, one-of-a-kind kanjeevaram saris, and have rooms specially for blouse fabrics and high-end gifts (coming soon). More on Page 15

    At the movies
    July 31 | SPI Cinemas
    Chris Coloumbus, the man behind the first two movies of the Harry Potter series, as well as Fantastic Four and Percy Jackson, returns with Pixels, a sci-fi comedy. Feeling threatened by video feeds from Earth of classic arcade games, the aliens launch Pac-Man and Space Invaders style attacks, and it’s up to a bunch of arcade champions to thwart the invasion. Details: 42244224

    Tick tock
    August 3 | Mumbai
    Frazer and Haws offers two limited edition (only five) pieces of Objet D’art, designed by artist Chanda Narang. Ideal conversation starters, they are made from vintage Greco Roman ceramic tiles. The Starbust (`56,700) celebrates art while the Time Mill (`91,200) exuberates elegance. At Estaa, Kemps Corner. Details: 022 23824429

    The Beatle mania
    August 2 | Chicago
    With an expected footfall of over 1,60,000 people, this year’s Lollapalooza Festival is pulling out all the stops. The Beatles frontman, Paul McCartney, will be headlining alongside heavy metal legends Metallica at the 10th anniversary edition. Don’t miss the livestream of the festival’s last day, as Florence and the Machine, Sam Smith, Bassnectar and Alt-J get ready to play at the Chicago music festival. Details: lollapalooza.com

    Meet the Jaguar
    August 6 | Jaguar
    ​Jaguar has commenced bookings for its Discovery Sport, which will enter the Indian market in September. The car is termed as a successor to the Land Rover Freelander 2 and is expected to compete with Audi Q7 and Mercedes Benz GL. It has features like Terrain Response and autonomous emergency braking, making it an all-purpose SUV. Price to be announced. Details: 4524444​

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