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Poda Podi Krishnam Vande Jagadguru Son Of Sardar

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Naduvula Konjam Pakatha Kaanom Pizza The Twilight Saga : Breaking Dawn - Part Jab Tak Hai Jaan Talaash Thuppakki Thuppakki Life Of Pi 3D

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Spot- 120 Streak-310 Streak-310 Plush-310 Plush-310 Frame-120 Frame-120 Carve -110 Carve -110 Kites 110 Kites 110

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Blind Date @ Spot 30th November, 2012 (Friday) 7.00 pm. Blind Date @ Spot - 6th December, 2012 (Thursday) 7.00 pm.

Sathyam Cinemas : From 30th Nov to 6th Dec, 2012 # 8, Tiru-Vi-Ka Road, Royapettah, Ph. 4224 4224
Thuppakki Life Of Pi 3D Talaash Neerparavai The Twilight Saga : Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Life Of Pi 3D Poda Podi Krishnam Vande Jagathguru The Twilight Saga : Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Tamil English Hindi Tamil English English Tamil Telugu English Sathyam Santham Santham Seasons Serene Serene Six Degrees Six Degrees Six Degrees Studio 5 Studio 5 Studio 5 Studio 5 11.15am,3.00,6.45 & 10.30Pm 12.40 Pm 3.45,7.00 & 10.20 Pm 12.40, 3.50,7.00 & 10.20 Pm 1.30 Pm 4.20,7.20 & 10.30 Pm 1.20 & 4.15 Pm 7.10 Pm 10.20 pm 12.10 Pm 3.40 Pm 6.40 Pm 10.30 pm

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S-2 Perambur, Schedule from 30th Nov to 6th Dec, 2012 2nd Floor, Spectrum Mall, Ph. 4224 4224

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Neerparavai Thuppakki Poda Podi Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom

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Krishnam Vande Jagathguru Telugu Life Of Pi 3D Talaash English Hindi

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Movie Schedule From 30th November to 6th December Thuppakki Neerparavai Life Of Pi 3D Tamil Tamil English Screen 1 Screen 2 Screen 2 11.15 am,3.00,6.45 & 10.30 pm 12.10 & 6.45 pm 3.30 & 10.10 Pm

Abirami Film Schedule


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Abirami 7* Abirami 7* Bala Abirami Bala Abirami Shree Anna Swarna Swarna Sakti 11.45 am 3.15,6.45,10.15 pm 1.15, 7.15 & 10.15 pm 4.15 pm 1.00 pm, 4.00,7.00 & 10.00 pm 12.30 & 3.30 pm

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PVR Cinemas, Screening Schedule :30th Nov to 6th Dec 2012 Ampa Skywalk, Aminchikarai.

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Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom Pizza Dhamarukam The Twilight Saga : Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum The Twilight Saga : Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kannom Life Of Pi 3D Thuppakki Thuppakki Life Of Pi 3D

9.15 am & 3.40 pm 12.45 pm 7.00 pm 10.30 pm 9:45 am & 3.45 pm 1.15 & 6.45 pm 9.30 pm 9.00 am 11.15 am, 2.45,6.15 & 9.45 pm 10.30 am 1.45,7.30 & 10.15 pm 4.30 pm 10.00am,1.00,4.00,7.00 & 10.00 10.00 am 12.40,7.15 & 10.30 pm 3.40 pm 10.00 am & 10.00 pm 1.00 & 7.00 pm

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Kutcheri Season is Here

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The season that Indian Classical Music and Dance lovers look forward to is here. Several sabhas and organizations have lined up very popular artists to showcase their art. Some of the places you can go to for savoring in this festival of music are: Bharat Sangeeth Utsav at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Laya Madhuraa at Arkay Convention Centre Bharat Kalachar's programmes at Y.G.P Auditorium Jaya TV & Maximum Media Programmes at Kumra Raja Muthiah Hall Brahma Gana Sabha programmes at Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium The schedule of programmes is very, very long and we will not be able to accommodate it in CTW. You can get full details of all Kutcheri season concerts and performances at

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Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna and Ustad Zakir Hussain in a Jugalbandi


For the first time, Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna and Ustad Zakir Hussain will join to meet in a Jugalbandi, in a concert presented by Utsav Music and Chennai Times. On December 4 at 7 pm, at Bhavan's TAG Auditorium, Rajaji Vidyashram Campus, 6, Kilpauk Garden Road. This is a free event and passes can be collected from the Times of India office at 126/127, Chamiers Road.

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IndiEarth XChange 2012 at The Park Hotel on 30th Nov, 1st Dec, 2nd Dec

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On November 30th, December 1st and 2nd2012, IndiEarth will conduct for the first time in India, a think-tank exchange with delegates from India and 11 other countries. An EarthSync initiative, IndiEarth was born to support India's independent musicians and filmmakers. IndiEarth XChange brings you music from India, the Indian Ocean region and beyond. This 3 day think tank event will focus of on the non-mainstream industry and collaborations, to pave the way for the development of the music scenario in the region. The music festival, will showcase a host of artists representing countries like France, The Reunion Islands, Australia and The United Kingdoms, with a mix of artists from India. Here are a few popular names that will be present at the Festival of Music. Sing Sing - AUSTRALIA / FIJI Wantok Musik Foundations Sing Sing, from Papua-New Guinea, Australia, Fiji and Oceania, is a musical gathering where tribes and villages share their dance and song. Sing Sing will perform on Sunday 2nd December at the Sansara Stage Park Hotel. Nathalie Natiembe - REUNION ISLAND Nathalie Natiemb is a phenomenon. She uses her voice like no one else through multiple influences and crossbred sounds. She is immersed in jazz, reggae and rock too and mingles the latter with her maloya. Nathalie will perform Friday 30th November, at the Sansara Stage Park Hotel. Gwyneth Glyn and Tauseef Akhtar - UK / INDIA Fusing guitar and harmonium and the Urdu music tradition Gazal, with its strictly metered poetic lyrics, and the ancient folk poetry of Wales' Hen Benillion for the first time ever, Mumbai based musician, Tauseef Akhtar, and Welsh musician and poet, Gwyneth Glyn, are bringing to life a new shared voice and sound. Also performing with them, are Georgia Ruth (UK) on the Harp, Sanjoy on guitar, Ashish on tabla and Manas on violin. Gwyneth and group, will perform Sunday December 2nd, at the Sansara Stage Park Hotel, Chennai. Rizwan & Muazzam - PAKISTAN Nephews of Ustad Nusrat Fateh ali Khan, Rizwan-Muazzam come from a direct line of Qawwali vocal music that spans over five centuries. Their inventive reinterpretations of spiritual love songs are based upon classical Islamic and Sufi texts. Rizwan & Muazzam will perform Saturday the 1st of December, at the Sansara Stage Park Hotel. http://www.indiearth.com/xchange2012/Artists.aspx and

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Stars of Indian Idol in a Concert

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The stars of Indian Idol Vipul Mehta, Poorvi Kouthish and Amit Kumar will perform together in a concert on December 2 from 7 pm onwards. At Sri Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, Harrington Road. For donor passes, contact Raag Malhaar: 98846 03214 and 93805 18787. Tickets costing Rs.350, 500, 750 & 1000 are available at www.ticketnew.com

The December Music Fest at The Residency Hotel


The Residency Hotel on G.N Chetty Road is presenting 'December Music Festival' featuring mostly songs from the golden era of Indian music. Given below is the schedule of events which will be held at the plush 'Black & White resto bar' from 8 pm onwards: December 2: Kishore Kumar Hits by Pramod Nair & Akila Chandran December 3: Black & White hits by Kavitha December 4: Malayalam and Telugu hits by Ramdas Warrier and Ragu December 5: Karaoke Night by DJ Nabarun Ghosh December 6: Mind, Body & Soul by M.J Shriram December 7: Jaya Ho Retro Bollywood by Jaya Rajagopalan & J S Sekar December 8: Jalsa Tamil Remix by DJ Vee Kee At Black & White retro bar, The Residency Hotel, G N Chetty Road, Ph:2825 3434

Vedanth Bharadwaj and Bindhumani in an Evening of Music


Songbird is an evening of music featuring Vedanth Bharadwaj and Bindhumalini. Combining Carnatic and Hindustani musical traditions with Vedanth's guitar, the duo will bring alive the works of Kabir, Mirabai, Namdev, Surdas and other mystic saints. Also featuring is the rising talent Aditya Srinivasan on the tabla. At Spaces, 1 Elliots Beach Road, on Dec 2, from 6.30 pm.

Satrangi Presents '' Ek Gayak Anek Nayak ''


Satrangi's upcoming program on 1st December '' Ek Gayak Anek Nayak '' will feature popular songs of the versatile singer Kishore Kumar. This program will feature 30 songs of Gayak Kishore Kumar picturised on 30 Nayak's of 60s and 70s like Bharat Bhushan, Dev Anand, Shashi Kapoor, Rajesh Khanna, Parikshit Sahani, Navin Nischal, Vinod Mehra, Amol Palekar, Amitabh Bacchan, to name a few. Satrangi will be presenting this musical program on Saturday, 1st December 2012 at Rajarathinam Hall, R.A.Puram, 6.30 pm onwards. The singers for the program are Pramod Nair & Akhila and will be supported by a 7 piece orchestra. For home delivery of tickets one may call 9884778073 or send an email to pramod@satrangimusic.com. Tickets are priced at Rs.500, Rs.300 and Rs.200. On Saturday, 1st December 2012 at Rajarathinam Hall, R.A.Puram, 6.30 pm

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Samyoga An Evening of Odissi Dance

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This is an evening of Odissi dance presented by Friends of DakshinaChitra with the Leela Palace, Chennai. The dancers are, Surupa Sen and Bijayani Satpathy of Nrithyagram, Bangalore. The performance will be on Saturday, 1st December at 7 pm, at The Royal Ballroom, The Leela Palace, MRC Nagar. The event will be followed by dinner. Donor passes cost Rs.2500. For tickets contact Alliance Francaise Ph: 2827 9803, Asharaa 2466 0051. For more information call Ph: 98414 23149

GRT Stylus Presents The Hindu Nxg Campus Jive-12


This is Tamilnadu's premier western dance competition for college students. T he Finals will be held on 30th November, 2012 at Sir Mutha Venkatasubbarao Hall from 6 pm

The Madras Players Present Water


Water is the official English translation of a Tamil play, Thanneer, Thanneer. The story water-starved village of Athipatti in Tirunelveli District, into which arrives by accident action through self-belief is the inspiring story of the play. The play is directed by P C at 7.15 pm, at Museum Theatre, Pantheon Road ,Egmore. Donor passes cost Rs.150, 11977, 98400 80783 or www.indianstage.in of Water is played out in the insignificant, a stranger. How he stirs this village into Ramakrishna. On Nov 30, Dec 1 and Dec 2 250 & 400. For reservations, call 93819

Sketch Up Performed by - Xntricks


Drama, suspense, comedy, romance and crime! SketchUp is treat for the whole family by the evam's First Rush grads of Dec 2012. Meet the quirky interviewer and the eccentric bookshop owner. Your grandma and grandpa sure will go home emotional when they meet our romantic couple. Ever wondered what Sherlock Holmes' weakness is? Or how the great detective minds solve puzzling crimes? The play is directed by Ashwin Viswanath and Yudhishthir Rana 1st Dec, 2012 | 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM, Freemasons Hall, Egmore. Tickets costing Rs.200 can be booked at www.indianstage.in

LOL(lots of love) by Protein Dance Company


Prakriti Foundation is presenting this in Collaboration with the British Council. Protein are an unusual dance company: they take everyday issues and subject them to a deep, witty analysis through idiosyncratic and distinctive dance theatre. LOL combines video animation with performers who sing, dance and talk all at the same time. A unique approach to the era of social networking and real time relationships, LOL is about love, wanting and connectedness in the internet age. With a distinctive blend of original choreography, text, humour and music to produce socially relevant and entertaining high quality dance theatre, Protein's ingredients conjure a razor-sharp commentary on our Facebook society, and an affecting

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rendering of human need. Luca Silvestrini's award winning Protein has struck dance gold with this timely, critically acclaimed production. On 4th Dec, 2012 at 7.30 pm at Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, Harrington Road, Chetput. (Children below 16 years not allowed inside). For tickets costing Rs.50, 100, 200 & 300, book online at www.indianstage.in

Chocolate Krishna A Comedy Play in Tamil


This is a Comedy Tamil Drama by Crazy Mohan and it is a perfect entertainment for kids and the entire family. At Rama Rao Kala Mantap, Habibullah Road, T.Nagar, on Dec 2, at 4.15 pm. Tickets cost Rs.200, 300, 500, 750 & 1000 and are available at

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Crazy Mohan and Madhu Balaji in Marriage Made in Saloon


Comedy emperor Crazy Mohan and Madhu Balaji in non-stop 2 hrs comedy play "Marriage Made in Saloon". Marriages are not made in heaven, it's in saloon according to the story of this play. On 02-12-2012 at 7.00 pm at Vani Mahal Obul Reddy Hall, Book tickets costing Rs.250, 500, 750 & 1000 at www.ticketnew.com

Kathadi Ramamoorthy in Pillayar Pidikka


Kathadi Ramamoorthy is a very popular and talented face of Tamil theatre who has been on stage for over 50 years backed by 5,000 stage appearances acting in 32 plays staged under the banner of Stage Creations, his production house. Kathadi Ramamoorthy is coming with his new message packed comedy play Pillayar Pidikka. On 02-12-2012 at 07:00 pm, at Kamarajar Arangam, Teynampet. Book tickets costing Rs.200, 350, 500, & 1000 at www.ticketnew.com

S.Ve. Shekar's Yaamiruka Bayamane


This play is S. Ve. Shekar's enthrilling and enchanting comedy play which will be staged on 02-12-2012 at 07.00 pm at Sir Pitty Thyagaraya Hall, G.N.Chetty Road, T.Nagar. Book tickets costing Rs.250, 350, 500, 750, 1000 & 1500 at www.ticketnew.com

Y.Gee.Mahendra in Ithu Nyayama Sir


Catch Y.Gee.Mahendra in Ithu Nyayama Sir, a suspense comedy play written by Venkat. This comedy play explores the loopholes in our legal system. Y. Gee. Mahendra is entering his 50th year of continuous work on stage as a stage performer this year, having performed at least 5,000 times on stage. On 02-12-2012 at 07.15 pm at Ramarao Kalyana Mandapam, Habibullah Road, T.Nagar. Book tickets costing Rs.200, 300, 500, 750 & 1000 at www.ticketnew.com

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Classes For Adults And Babies at Kalpataru

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Under the guidance of Andrea Domotor, who is an experienced consultant for parent and early childhood education from Germany, a group of mums, grandmas and nannies meet regularly with their baby for interaction, support and fun. All the three classes offer an environment that will enhance early learning, build socializing skills and increase confidence and independence. Adults can learn very practically how to stimulate and support baby's development in these weekly sessions. Cost is Rs 1000.- per month per group. Given below are details of the class. Every Tue & Fri: m&m-Montessori: Tue, 10.00h-11.30h (for toddlers aged 1-3 years) m&m-creativ art: Fri, 10.00h-11.30h (for toddlers aged 1-3 years) PEKiP Tue, 11.30h-13.00h (for babies until 12 months) Venue- Kalpataru 4/222 Palavakkam main road ,ECR Chennai -41 For more details contact 8220369756, email -andreadomator@gmx.de

Art therapy Retreat at Apparao Galleries


Counsellors, Psychologists, Social workers, Educators, Therapists, Special educators, Clinicians, Trainers, NGO staffs, Volunteers etc., can gain from this programme conducted by Tia Pleiman. Tia Pleiman is an Art therapist living in the International Township of Auroville, Pondy. Her Art therapy is cross cultural, focussing on self-expression and creative exploration, interpersonal communication, building community, human unity, individual and group empowerment. Tia Pleiman has a dual Bachelors of Arts degree in Developmental Psychology and Fine Art from University of Charleston, West Virginia and a Masters in Creative Arts Therapy from Hofstra University in New York. For detailed information concerning Art Therapy and her work please visit her website www.createandtransform.org.

Meet the Artist V Srinivasa Raghavan at Ilango's Artspace


V Srinivasa Raghavan will give a demo on making glass sculptures and you will also get to see some of his works. At Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall Building, 7, Harrington Road, Chetpet, on Dec 1 at 6 pm. Ph: 4266 4151

Organic Terrace Gardening in Pots at Kalpataru


Grow your own vegetable at home.Learn simple methods of growing Organic Vegetables in limited space with weightless materials and less water. Also learn to make compost etc. Eat pesticides-free vegetables fresh from the plants daily. On 1st December 2012, from 10.30am-1pm, at Kalpataru Hobby Center 4/222 East Coast Road , Palavakkam. Contact no.-9600037773

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Seema Kohli's works at Gallery Veda

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Seema Kohli lives in Delhi. Her works which include paintings and sculptures celebrate womanhood. Important works of hers have found their way into public and private collections across the world, most recently at the Rubin Museum, New York; the New Delhi International Airport and the Indian Defense Ministry. In this exhibition, she experiments with 2D and 3D spaces using contemporary and traditional art forms. This exhibition at Gallery Veda will be on till December 9, 2012, from 11 am to 7 pm.

Gaia solo show by Preetha Kannan at Apparao Galleries


The exhibition of Preetha Kannan's works will be put up from 25th Nov to 8th Dec 2012 at No. 7, Wallace Gardens 3rd Street, Nungambakkam, Ph: 044-28332226 / 28330726 / Website: www.apparaogalleries.com

The Emerging Canvas an Indo-Korean Young Artists Exhibition


This exhibition is organized by InKo Centre and Lalit Kala Akademi and it will exhibit the paintings of 8 Indian and 8 Korean young artists. At Lalit Kala Akademi, Greams Road, till December 11.

Group Exhibition at Gallery Sri Parvati


Interface is an exhibition of works by C Douglas, K Muralidharan, Natesh Muthuswamy, Rm Palaniappan, V Ramesh and Shyam at 18/160, Eldams Road, from Dec 1 to 20.

Celebrating Life - Exhibition of drawings and paintings by KG Narendra Babu


A prolific painter, Narendra Babu from Kancheepuram is a product of the Govt. College of Arts and Crafts Chennai. His works are greatly inspired by weaving craft, temple sculptures, everyday life of people combined with fantasy world. His canvas is filled with hundreds of drawings and motifs in bright Indian palette. He also works for the weavers service centre and has been exhibiting in major national and regional exhibitions. He has attended several art camps and winner of many awards in state and national level. A professional journey that started 3 decades ago, from the Arts College, Narendra Babu paints every single day. All travels allover India to remote places of interest. Old temples, old buildings all give off their vibrations that the artist picks up like radar picking up signals from space and puts them through the mystical characters that populate his canvas. The show will be open between 10am to 6 pm except Tuesdays, till the 31st of December, DakshinaChitra, Muttukadu.

Art Exhibition by Rajendran at Vinnyasa Premier Art Gallery


Rajendran will exhibit his recent works in the city at Vinnyasa Premier Art Galery. At 21/11, CIT Colony, 1st Main Road ,Mylapore, Ph: 32533655, till Nov 30.

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Kris Kringle Christmas Market and Street Caf

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Kris Kringle Christmas Market is a Christmas themed "market" organized by Fly Albatross. The market will have loads of homemade goodies to small enterprises selling cakes/wine/merchandise related to Christmas. This market will spread the holiday cheer & festive spirit of Christmas. The Kris Kringle market will be a one of a kind Christmas market, set in the open air admist dazzling lights & caroling. Stock up on loads of Christmas ornaments ( some imported from the US) ; Candles; Greeting cards; Gift sets, clothing; fresh baked goodies by home bakers while you combine a visit to Santa. The Kris Kringle Christmas market is an effort by Fly Albatross events to replicate the European Christmas markets where one can shop for Christmas & enjoy Christmas decor all at once. Caroling & Christmas go hand & glove, with great festive music along with shopping makes this an event to look forward to! There will be lots of interactive sessions for kids - Story telling, craft craft corner (where kids can make their own Christmas ornaments), Christmas movies for kids & of course there will be Santa who will give away goodies to little ones. The fun does'nt stop there, there is a mini petting zoo, where in the kids can pet & learn about domestic animals On the food front, you can choose from tarts & pies to idlis & biriyani available at a huge variety of food stalls at the market. For the photoholics , there are tons of photo opps around the market - bring your entire family to take Christmas family portraits to send as greeting cards or click away at any corner of the market that will be decked with hollies, Evergreens, Snowman & more. Since the market will feature messages on how Christmas is celebrated in different parts of the world it will be a great learning experience for one & all. If you want to be a part of a very merry Christmas celebration, head to YMCA NANDANAM on 1st & 2nd December 2012 (between 4 pm 10 pm on both days)

Christmas Bazaar at Amethyst


This event features gifts and Christmas knick knacks prepared by OWC members and select specialists. At Amethyst, Next to Corporation Bank, Whites Road, Ph: 4599 1630

1 Anniversary Sale at G
To celebrate its 1st anniversary, G is offering 40% Off on Anarkalis, 50% off on selected kurtis and printed churidars. Till December 16, at Ground Floor, Ispahani Centre, 123, Nungambakkam High Road, Ph: 4216 2223.

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50% Off at Oxford Bookstore


There is a clearance sale at Oxford Bookstore on books, audio visual CDs and DVDs, on Haddows Road, Nungambakkam. Ph: 2822 7712

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The Great Indian Curry Festival at Copper Chimney

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You will be treated to many authentic curry dishes prepared by guest chefs at Copper Chimney, Cathedral Road, Ph: 2811 5770 and Taramani, Ph: 2254 1700

Hot Pot Festival at Stix


There is a special Chinese Hot Pot festival at Stix in Hyatt Regency, lasting a month. The restaurant offer a vegetarian and non -Vegetarian Chinese menu for lunch and dinner. The festival will go on till December 15.T he interesting aspect of the festival is that each pot can be shared by two persons on the table. The vegetarians can choose any five from Shitake mushrooms, Button mushrooms, Broccoli, Lettuce, Lotus root, Chinese cabbage, Bean curd, Dry tofu and Potato for soup & noodles and non vegetarians can choose any three from Prawns, Fish, Squid, Chicken slices, Lamb slices, Tenderloin slices, Pork sausage, Chicken sausage, Egg and Bacon strips, with a variety of seasoning sauces. Vegetarian pot costs Rs. 1499 + taxes and Nonvegetarian pot: Rs. 1999 + taxes At Hyatt Regency, 365 Teynampet, Mount Road, Anna Salai Ph: 6100-1234, till Dec 15.

Kebabs and Curries Festival at Up North


You will be treated to kebabs, curries and a host of other specialties in this Punjabi Restaurant, along with chilled beer, for Rs.1999. Till Dec 9, at Up North, Hotel The Raintree, Teynampet, Anna Salai, Ph:28309999

All Night Buffet at Mainstreet


The mid-night buffet is priced at Rs.499 and it will be available from 11.45 pm to 3.00 am on weekends, Friday, 30th Nov and Sat 1st Dec. At The Residency Towers, Thyagaraya Road, T Nagar, Ph: 28156363

Fine wine and a five-course meal at Prego, Taj Coromandel.


Taj Coromandel in association with Villa Maria Estate is hosting a wine and dinner event on December 1 at the hotel's Italian restaurant, Prego. Charlotte Read, the New Zealand based winery's Export Manager will be taking guests on a wine journey at the event, hosted to celebrate Villa Maria's 50th vintage. Executive Chef Alok Anand has designed the menu complementing the choice of wine on offer. The dinner event will be held on December 1 at 8.00 pm, and is priced at Rs 3500 per person. At Taj Coromandel, 37, MG Road, Nungambakkam, Ph: 6600-2827

Mysore Food Festival at Mahamudra


Special Thalis with traditional vegetarian dishes of Mysore will be available both for lunch and dinner. The lunch thali will have bonda soup, Jonna rotti, kadlekaalu chitranna, soppina playa, bele huli, payasa etc. The dinner thali will feature uppu puli

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dosa, shavige uppittu, hesaru bele upittu, kara bath, palak poori etc. The thalis are priced at Rs.400 + taxes. At 117, Luz Church Road, near Nageswara Rao Park, Mylapore. Ph: 4353 5555.Till December 2.

Coastal Food Festival at The Rain Tree


Recipes of the coastal regions of Southern India will be served in a pleasing ambience at The Rain Tree, Vivanta by Taj Connemara , Egmore, Binny Road till Dec 5. Ph: 66000000

Andhra Food Festival at Southern Aromas


At this food festival, Andhra food is served the way it is known for spicy and hot. And, it will also be sweet in places. Till Dec 2, at The Residency Towers, Ph: 28156363.

Kuttanadan Food Festival at Ente Keralam


Celebrate the spirit of Kuttanad the region around Alleppey, with authentic delicacies prepared by traditional experts in traditional earthenware. The dishes you will taste here include, Vazhappoo vada, Konju pollichathu, and Konju Ularthiyathu, Chemballi pacha kurumulagittathu, Karimeen moilee, and Kuttanadan kalanji curry. There will also be chicken, duck and beef dishes cooked in the traditional Kuttanadan style. Till Nov 30 at No. 1, Kasturi Estate, 1st Street Poes Garden ,Alwarpet, Ph: 42328585, Old No. 60, New No. 115 Kasthuri Avenue, MRC Nagar ,R.A.Puram, 42185462, 32216590 No.61, 5th Avenue, Shanthi Colony, Anna Nagar , Ph: 3221 6589, 4350 0181

Loi Krathong- the traditional Thai Food Festival at Benjarong


Celebrate the traditional Thai festival and indulge in its splendid range of Thai delicacies at Benjarong Light a lamp, set it afloat and watch where luck takes you! The dinner buffet is priced at Rs.1499+taxes for adults and Rs.750+taxes for children. No:146, TTK Road, Chennai-18. Ph: 24322640. Till Dec 9.

Kebabs & Paratha Festival at Zaica


Indulge in the sweet aroma of authentic, succulent kebabs and delicious parathas at this forthnight long festival at Zaica75, cathedral road, Chennai, from 28th November till 16th December. For reservations, call 9962512610, 28113837.

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Multi Cuisine Weekend Buffet at Munveedu

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2012

Munveedu is celebrating its first anniversary and they have organized special buffets during weekends. Dinner buffet on Saturdays is priced at Rs.499 and lunch buffet on Sundays will cost Rs.399. At 34/72A, 4th Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Ph: 4260 7475, 72999 09494.

Sunday Brunch at Burgundy's for Rs.1100 nett


The Sunday brunch buffet is priced at Rs.1100 and it will feature Indian and Continental dishes 3 non-veg dishes each in Indian and Continental cuisines and similarly, 10 veg dishes each in both cuisines. There will be also a live counter. Tawa grills will also be available. At Somerset, 94, Sathyadev Avenue, MRC Nagar, Ph: 4900 1000.

Italian Combo Lunch at Veneto


Veneto, the Caf Restaurant has a combo lunch with Italian dishes every day. The price of the lunch is Rs.249. 1st Floor, Alsa Mall, Egmore, Phone No:044-42145534. OLD No 59,New No #32, Burkit Road,T.Nagar, Ph: 42126680, 1550, 18th Main Road, Anna Nagar West, Ph: 4223 0600. Delivery Numbers:8939990001/2/3.

Aroma of South at Olives, Deccan Plaza


Special dishes from Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Tamilnadu will be arranged in the form of a buffet at Olives. It will have a welcome drink, 3 starters, 10 main courses, 2 dals, 3 flavoured rice, breads, salads and desserts. The buffet priced at Rs.400 + tax will be available for both lunch and dinner on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and only for dinner on other days. For more information, call 6677 3333. Till Dec 2

Lunch Buffet at 3 Kingdoms for Rs.399 + Taxes.


A lunch buffet with 21 dishes, with a mix of Chinese, Malay and Thai cuisines will be available on all days of the week at 3 Kingdoms. When you go as 5 you only need to pay for 4. The buiffet is priced at Rs. 399 + taxes at 17, 3rd Floor, Khader Nawaz Khan Road, during weekdays, Monday to Friday.

Kolkata Q A New Restaurant Opens in Chennai


This is a new restaurant catering to authentic Bengali food and it is opening on Dec 1 at 47/88, Bazullah Road, T Nagar, near Joyalukkas, Ph: 95662 88102, 2814 1340

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Global Hawkers Food Festival at Garden Caf

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2012

Taste popular global dishes such as Indonesian Satays, Murtabak, English Fish and Chips etc for lunch. The buffet is priced at Rs 950 for adults and Rs 500 for children. Radisson Blu also has an exclusive Weekend Dinner Buffet at Garden Cafe, which promises to take you on a culinary tour around the world. The buffet is priced Child: Rs.500 + taxes & Adult: Rs. 950 + taxes At Radisson Blu Hotel, 531 Saint Thomas Mount GST Road, Anna Salai. Ph: 2231-0101, The buffet is available till Dec 1.

Weekend Lunch at The Great Kabab Factory


The Weekend Lunch at The Great Kabab Factory comprises of veg and non veg soups, salads, main course and desserts. The prices are: Veg: Rs. Rs.995 + taxes, Non veg: Rs. 1200 + taxes & Combo: Rs. 1395 + taxes.

Triana Offers Special Buffet at Rs.359


Triana Restaurant offers Super Lunch Special buffet at Rs.359 Available at Gopalapuram:#137,Lioyds Road, Ph:044-42179963,9444991239; Valasarvakkam: #91,Kamakodi Nagar, Ph-044-24868688,24868699,9962237770.

Strategic Buffet for Corporate Executives at Rs.475


The Residency's Spice Jar is offering the Strategic Buffet for corporate executives. The buffet is available from Monday to Friday for lunch and dinner, and consists of starters, soups, salads, a main course featuring 6 non-vegetarian and 14 vegetarian dishes, along with a choice of 12 desserts. The buffet costs Rs 475 on weekdays and Rs 525 on weekends. If you go as a group of 8, 16 or 24, you pay only for 7, 14 and 21 respectively. At The Residency, 49, GN Chetty Road, T Nagar Ph: 2825-3434

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Tour of the Week
Enjoy 3 Nights and 4 Days in Gods Own Country

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2012

Kerala God's own country are places where people never get tired of going to. The Tourist Season is picking up momentum in Kerala. Besides this tour is an incredible value for money. Here is a description of the tour. Munnar, a beautiful, peaceful hill station covered with an unending expanse of tea plantations, is 133 km from Cochin. With the altitude ranging from 1600 to 1800 metres above sea level, Munnar boasts of the highest peak in South IndiaAnamudi, 2695 metres high. Munnar has several places for sight seeing. And in Alleppey, you can enjoy The 'Backwaters' a unique web of lakes, lagoons, canals and rivers are an integral part of Kerala. One can enjoy a backwater cruise, lazing in a small country boat as it meanders through the tranquil network of water canals, dated with busy hamlets, lush green paddy fields. The most beautiful part of the tour is the night stay in an air conditioned house boat. We suggest the following itinerary for this tour. Day 1- Munnar You are greeted on arrival in Cochin International Airport/Railway Station by our representative and proceed to Munnar (130 Kms), on the way visiting Cheeyappara Waterfalls, viewpoint etc. Check in to your resort by noon. After noon sight seeing in Munnar visiting Chinnakkanal, Tea Plantations etc. Over night stay at Resort. Day 2 Munnar Morning after breakfast spend whole day in Munnar, visiting Devikulam, Eravikulam National Park, Echo point, Kundala Dam, Mattupetty etc. Over night stay at Resort. Day 3 Alleppey & Boat house Morning after breakfast proceed to ALLEPPEY and Check in to the House Boat and cruise through Narrow Canals, Paddy Fields, Coconut Lagoons and coir villages in Alleppey. Overnight stay in the House Boat. Day 4 Cochin Drop Morning after breakfast proceed to Cochin and visit Jews Synagogues. St.Francis Church, Dutch Palace, Chinese Fishing Nets etc. Then, it is time to get dropped at Cochin International Airport / Railway Station. Total Package Cost, Rs.18,500 per couple Package Includes All breakfasts in the hotel, and all meals in house boat All sightseeing by road. All taxes. A/C Indica at your disposal., Driver batta, toll fees etc. 2 * Deluxe Accommodation (Twin sharing basis) Accommodation in House Boat, in 1 double room. Do get in touch with Vasu on 98414 41116 or mail tours@servicesquare.com

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Service of the Week
Shifting? Packing, Moving and Getting Settled in the new House

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2012

The Service of this week relates to Packing & Moving. You can depend on the team from Service Square to handle almost any Packing & Moving related services. Local and inter city. Shifting is a tedious and time consuming work, leading to more stress than is really necessary. There are hundreds of details to remember and trained packers can do all of the packing for you make the whole process quicker and easier. Our packers know how to pack your fragile items correctly, guaranteeing the safety of your possessions. They properly label your items so that your move can be as quick, organized and efficient as possible. Customers will get quality-packing services using quality materials such as gunny bags, wooden crates, metal or plastic drums, pallets etc as per the needs of packaging different goods. A lot of thought and process goes behind the packing, moving and unpacking of household belongings such as bedroom items, Kitchen appliances, glassware, lights & fittings, fans, air-conditioners, electronic items including computers, micro oven, music system etc . All these are really expensive and several have zero tolerance to jerks. Service Square will depute its own carpenters, electricians, plumbers and housekeeping teams to perform the support functions. Hence you get the benefit of all related services packing, unpacking, removing or fixing air conditioners, help with installing your washing machines, refrigerators, getting your house cleaned or even getting carpenters, electricians or plumbers. In this way, Service Square makes Shifting of house hold articles within city and outside as simple as can be and leave you hassle-free. Our team will help you with the following jobs: Packing all the items to be moved, very carefully and putting labels on the carton boxes. Wooden cot removing / fixing, Shifting of two-wheelers, Four-wheelers to other cities, door to door Manpower for all kind of packing with materials, Loading & Unloading items, Transport & Door Delivery Unpacking Services unpacking service should be really prompt and quick to allow an individual or family set up to get back to a normal routine. Our customers can decide whether they need the full or partial unpacking services, depending on the needs and budget. Here are the unpacking services provided by us. Unpacking boxes and removing items from them. Unpacking and placement of fragile items with extra care in the right places

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Placing the furniture in the right places in the house. Fixing of shelves and cabinets on walls etc., Cleaning the cupboards, shelves etc., before putting items in them. Placing items into cupboards after unpacking them. Unpacking clothes and hanging in wardrobes. Arranging books neatly onto bookshelves. Carefully arranging crystals, silverware and family heirlooms in shelves. Cost will be determined after seeing the items to be transported. Contact Mobile: 98840 11933 or E-mail: mathan@servicesquare.com

Special Kitchen Cleaning Package Service


So much happens in the kitchen and naturally this important part of the house is susceptible to wear and tear and accumulation of sticky, unhealthy matter. We have designed a special Kitchen Cleaning Package and we describe below the nuts and bolts of the cleaning process. Team: one or two experienced staff from our House Keeping team (depending upon the size of the Kitchen) working the whole day, manager to supervise the job and an electrician to remove and fix the Exhaust fan after it is cleaned. What we clean Removing all cobwebs Removing all dust and oil elements from ceiling fan and all light, Fittings in the kitchen Exhaust fan, cleaned with special chemicals to remove stubborn stains. Thoroughly cleaning the top and bottom provision racks Wash basin and taps cleaning and polishing, Pipe below the wash basin Scrubbing the Wall tiles, Cleaning tube light or bulbs, Cleaning the Electric Chimney out side Windows, window panes and doors, Removing all dirt from Granite Slabs Electrical appliances cleaning the outsides Scraping, scrubbing and cleaning of all floors and skirting, Removing stains on electric switches Cleaning gas stove Note: * Cost includes all the materials used for cleaning. * Cleaning of vessels is not part of the deal Tariff: Rs.800 to Rs. 1200/- depending upon the size of the kitchen Special Festival Season Price: Rs.650 to 900/Offer valid up to: 15th Dec-2012 Contact: Mathan on 9884011933or mail mathan@servicesquare.com

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Brand New Flat Available for Rent at Chrompet

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2012

980 SQ Ft., Brand New Apartment Spacious Hall with balcony, two bedrooms with balcony, kitchen, service area available for Rent. Complete wood work for wardrobes, fancy lights and fans. Fully vastu compliant. Exclusive Covered Car Parking. 24 Hours Security with Intercom facility. Monthly Rent : Rs 15000, inclusive of Maintenance. Advance : 5 months.

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Apartment Located at Nehru Nagar, near Vivekananda School. Close to MIT / Railway station. Contact: S K SRIDHARA Cell: 98416 55445 / 2243 7421

2 BHK Flat Available for Rent in West Mambalam


850 sq ft -Two B/R with attached toilets With two covered Balconies and all electrical fittings , open car parik flat on the 2nd floor, on the Main Road, is available for Rent in West Mambalam Very close to Aranganathan sub way, (5th Building to the right on the main road Reddy Kuppam Road) . Available for bachelors / family. Both corporation and water available. . (Four min from T Nagar Bus stand/station ) Contact Aby 9884058084 . abrahambs@yahoo.com

New 2 BHK House Available Near MEPZ


2 BHK - New house near MEPZ ,behind vodafone in GST ROAD , Between Tambaram Sanatorium and Chrompet, with marbonite flooring available for rent - only for Bachelors 15k , and no extra charges, copious water with two wheeler parking , Please contact 9884058084.

3 Year Old Flat for Sale in Ambattur


Located in Vijayalakshmipuram, Ambattur 2BHK Apartment with balcony 5 in 1 - 1st floor Area (including common area) - 1134 Sq ft Separate parking (in Registered documents) - 48 Sq ft. Rate: Rs 3600/- per Sq ft.