It’s the weekend and the evenings will be a lot better with some music. Phoenix MarketCity is hosting two bands, Richard & Jude and Amata Sara & Band. While the former will take the stage at The Courtyard, today at 7 pm—with a lively set of pop, rock and covers from Hollywood movies—the latter will entertain with popular pop songs on Sunday, at 6.30 pm.
Free entry. Details: 30083007
Artist VG Venugopal is exhibiting his latest collection of paintings, titled Factual Fictions. The canvases are his attempt at capturing human relations and sensibilities—from displacement to the struggle for identity in an urban environment. Subversive elements and humour add to the appeal. At Gallery Veda, Thiruvanmiyur, till August 31.
Contrast and colour
Unwind at the end of a busy day with the two new adult colouring books in the market. Based on Devdutt Pattanaik’s bestselling retelling of The Mahabharata and The Ramayana, The Jaya and The Sita Colouring Books depict all the major scenes—from Krishna narrating the Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna, to Sita’s trial by fire. Rs 399. Details: flipkart.com