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    Ramli returns
    August 14 | GRT Grand
    Twelve years after Ramli! The Heart of Sutra was published, the Sutra Foundation of Kuala Lumpur is launching a follow up book titled Quintessential Sutra, in Chennai, Pondicherry and Kuala Lumpur. With photographs by Chennai-based A Prathap and articles by Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat and Dinanath Pathy, the book is a pictorial collage of Sutra’s dance chronicles under its founder Ramli Ibrahim. Releasing today, at 6.30 pm, GRT Grand. Details: 28150500

    Tracing footsteps
    August 15 | Mylapore
    Historian Sriram V is leading a walk in Mylapore as part of the Madras Week Celebrations. Scheduled to take place tomorrow morning, the walk, called Mylapore and the Freedom Struggle, will be followed by breakfast. From 6 am to 8 am. For more Madras Week related events turn to Pages 18-19

    Breakfast to tea
    August 17 | Taj Connemara
    Madras Week celebrations continue at Vivanta by Taj Connemara. For a limited time only, two special breakfasts that originated in the time of the Raj will be available at the hotel till August 23. They are quite an experience. More on Page 8

    Match point
    August 19 | Galle
    Catch Day 3 of the first test match between India and host Sri Lanka today. Though all eyes will be on Kumar Sangakkara who is playing his last international series, many wonder if Kohli can lead India to its first test series win on Lankan soil in 22 years. From 10 am on Sony Six.  Details: sonysix.com

    At the movies
    August 14 | SPI Cinemas
    Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra play siblings and street-fighters in Brothers. Directed by Karan Malhotra of Agneepath fame, the movie is a remake of the Hollywood film Warrior, and centers around the brothers and their final confrontation in a Mixed Martial Arts tournament. Details: 42244224

    With a bang
    August 18 | Kodambakkam
    Be sure to visit Big Bang Theory, the newest resto bar in town. With plenty of interesting eats this project promoted by Arasu Dennis is your answer for a place to hang out with coffee or something more potent. Read about our experience on Page 8

    Say cheese!
    August 16 | Pondicherry
    If you’re heading to the French quarter this weekend, consider visiting La Plancha, where a wine and cheese evening by Sula and Mango Hill Cheese is set to take place. With sommelier Najeshda Deshpande at the helm, the event begins at 8 pm. More on Page 13Out of the box

    August 20 | Kochi
    Matchbox Comix is the first volume of a bite-sized comics series from Kochi-based publishing house, Studio Kokaachi. It contains a set of six stories — each of which comes inside a tiny, colourful matchbox — with humorous and whimsical plots including, The Flight of the Dandelion, which tells the story of a dandelion wisp as it journeys over many strange lands. Rs 800 (for a box of six). Details: kokaachi.com

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