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Call of the wild
Decline bench press
For impressive shoulders and chest
For hormonal balance
Hormone replacement therapy could benefit ageing men, according to one study. As a person grows old, the blood vessels get thicker, which increases the load on the heart and ups blood pressure.
According to a report in the ...
‘Folks are so friendly here’
Autos apart, Canadian Bryan Wells finds Chennai fascinating
THE RELUCTANT GOURMET
Azulia’s cuisine is a lesson in culinary geography
A toasted rye sandwich made with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and mayonnaise or Thousand Island dressing. The dish is of American origin, though who exactly created it — a grocer from Omaha, Nebraska, or a delicatessen owner from ...
My Five -- Kastubh Rau
There are many others that could be on this list from the Dylan catalogue, but this one always makes me sit up and listen. Dylan’s swooping lyrics pile on image after image as we hear of the relationship between the man and his ...
For the good times
MY GRANDMA'S RECIPE
How to make...Porivilangai urundai
Here’s what you can pop in after all that festival feasting
You are what you eat
Looking to drop a few kilos? Starving will not get you anywhere; only proper planning will
High on enthusiasm
“Out of Thin Air” tells the story of the budding Ladakhi film industry
Best of Baz
Cinema Moulin Rouge and Romeo + Juliet are available on DVD
Into another era
If you are sick and tired of 21st Century life, just take a break, head for Kumbakonam and rewind to the 19th Century. For, at Hotel Anandham Swamimalai, you simply see, smell and feel ‘heritage’.
Located less than 40 km from ...
An exhibition for outfits, and more
Milestones in memories
The Madras Gymkhana Club releases its coffee table book on the heritage building and its people
Dance, the Bollywood way
Try this fusion of dandiya and salsa
Honour at Montreal fest
Three Big Pictures films to be screened
Take your pick
Of a variety of dolls for Navaratri Kolu
Palm leaf engraving
Learn patachitra engraving at DakshinChitra
King of the World
“King of The World” is an insight into the formative years of Mohammed Ali’s boxing career. Watch the transformation of a shy young man with a slight stutter into a bold young man with an exceptional ability to handle the ...
For the festive season Anjali Venkat and Sushma Midha bring you a Wearable Art collection comprising embroidered salwar sets in natural fabric and art glass jewellery with silver elements. Address: H 18/4, ...
The Raintree Hotel hosts ‘BBQ and Swimsuits’ on Saturday afternoons. It includes a free dip in the pool and unlimited cold beverages.
Venue: The Raintree Hotel
Address: 120, St. Mary’s Road, ...
Choose from a range of tunic tops, T-shirts, leggings and dresses at an exhibition by Azure. There are also ornamental metal leaves made of alloy for decorative purposes.
Venue: Studio Infinity, Apparao ...
Songs of yore
Rotary Club of Chennai Towers presents ‘Close To My Heart’, an evening of Hindi film songs from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Anooradha Sriram, Anil Bajpai and others perform. Donor passes are available at Landmark (Apex Plaza) and ...
Splash of colour
Ilango’s Artspace presents the works of eight young artists at an exhibition titled Myriad Palette.
Venue: Lakshana Art Gallery
Address: 8, Judge Jambulingam Street, Mylapore
Date: Till September ...
A couple of years ago, the Malayalam campus film, “Classmates”, came as a whiff of fresh air. It is back in Tamil, and stars Prithviraj (who was also in the original), Priyamani, Karthik Kumar and Shakthi. The film has been made by ...
TECHNO STREET: LISTENING PLEASURE
THE REAL DEAL
The original GS1000s were among the best headphones you could buy when they launched in 2006. The updated GS1000i cans are clad in a new species of mahogany and boast upgraded dynamic transducers for an improved stability of sound. They sure ...
The HD800s have a mean, metallic look and a circular transducer that minimises distortion. They only knock a few grand off the price of the Grados, but they’re superb. Look up ...
Acoustic optimisation and a gold-plated headphone jack ensure great sound. The price of gold these days, you could sell it as scrap and get more than £120. Look up www.profix.com ...
BOSE QUIET COMFORT
Bose Quiet Comforts are, as their name subtly hints, both quiet and comfortable. They come packing noise-cancelling — hit a switch to block out external distractions. Look up ...
These proper budget offerings come with two sound modes. Switch between Music and Movie depending on what you’re beholding aurally — simple but effective. Look up www.sony.co.in...
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