FOOD TALKS AND MARKETPLACE – 18th edition of By Hand From The Heart is on this weekend. A variety of stalls and a series of food talks have been organised. The Marketplace will showcase the works and products by crafters, farmers and food artisans, designers from all across India and abroad. The Food Talks will be addressed by 6 artisanal food producers, makers, farmers and entrepreneurs, through tasting sessions, food pairing and cooking demonstrations. Entry free. On Aug 6. At Crowne Plaza, T. T. K Road, Alwarpet.
TEXTILE CRAFTS – Nayaab is an exhibition about the textile crafts of India featuring many brands like Kashmir Looms, En Inde, Akaaro, Abraham and Thakore, Weavers Studio, KORA and more. Nayaab will endeavour to move away from the watered down textile crafts and show case the more difficult laborious, old, complicated traditional skills being produced by revivalists. Inauguration on Monday, Aug 8, 11 a.m. and exhibition continues till Aug 10. At Crowne Plaza, Alwarpet. For details call 9941012388.