‘The Show Must Go On’ this weekend

Published : 12:30 am  June 8, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  399 views  |  

‘The Show Must Go On’ is the debut photography exhibition of freelance writer and photographer Sachini Perera. It will be held on 8 and 9 June 2013 at the Lionel Wendt Gallery in Colombo. Having been a hobby of hers since a mere toddler, Sachini started pursuing photography more seriously when she started taking photos at the various concerts she attended, with a little point and shoot camera.  Read More →


‘Kirihamy’ at Expographic Bookstore next Saturday

Published : 12:29 am  June 8, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  251 views  |  

Power of Play in collaboration with Expographic Bookstore (Pela-watte) celebrates World Envir-onment Day 2013 with another interactive dramatised narration of Sybil Wettasinghe’s contemporary creations – ‘Kirihamy’. Participants will be provided accessories to transform themselves in to characters in Kirihamy’s home and garden and explore this story of environmental awareness and protection.  Read More →


The single mom

Published : 12:28 am  June 8, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  690 views  |  

By Fathima Riznaz Hafi have been blessed with many things, but I wish premonition was also on that list. There have been lots of times when I’ve fantasised about actually having that super power so that things would’ve been different. Wow, the paths I wouldn’t have taken and the morons I could’ve avoided! Unfortunately, life doesn’t work that way.  Read More →


Quickee.lk: Satisfying emergency cravings!

Published : 12:24 am  June 8, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,148 views  |  

From Pilawoos beef cheese kottu to a Dialog Kit reload and so much more, this new delivery service meets all kinds of daytime and midnight needs!By Cassandra Mascarenhas Many are the times when you’ve been at a friend’s place, it’s around 11 p.m. and you suddenly start craving a beef and cheese masala kottu from Pilawoos. You can almost taste the cheese melting into the piping hot rotti and the chunks of spicy beef but alas, Pilawoos doesn’t deliver and you’re feeling too lazy to go out and get it yourself at that hour or have no means of doing so. Instead, you root about your friend’s fridge for a reasonable substitute (which is almost never found).  Read More →


The Karaoke Championships Season One kicks off today

Published : 12:22 am  June 8, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  1 Comment  |  429 views  |  

Everyone deserves to be in the limelight at least once in their lifetime. If singing’s your passion, then you should try out your luck at the reality singing competition, The Karaoke Championships, set to kick off today at The Floor from 1 p.m. onwards.  Read More →


Cinnamon Nature Trails partners with IDC to ‘Dive Against Debris’

Published : 12:21 am  June 8, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  520 views  |  

The International Diving Centre (IDC) and Cinnamon Nature Trails, both based at Chaaya Blu Hotel, recently removed 250kg of abandoned fishing nets and plastics from the Swami Rock reef as part of Project Aware’s ‘Dive Against Debris’ campaign.  Both entities have joined forces to take action against marine debris in order to raise critical national awareness of this issue.  Read More →


Sherlock Holmes on stage next week

Published : 12:20 am  June 8, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  568 views  |  

By Cheranka Mendis With a fresh take on old characters, Silent Hands Creative Circle is all set to present Lange’s ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Secret Life,’ a mystery thriller, next weekend (14-16 June) at the Lionel Wendt Colombo.  Read More →


The Loft: Perfect after-office getaway!

Published : 12:00 am  June 8, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  511 views  |  

By Rashika Fazali On a quest to find a high-end lounge bar, The Loft at the Colombo Courtyard certainly stood out and proved its worth when it came to their unique cocktails, relaxing ambiance and friendly staff. The Loft, situated on the second floor, overlooks the road and gives a whole new meaning to bar experience. A lush, industrial-styled place, it features a whole lot of recycled items such as tractor seats as bar stools, hospital beds as comfy couches aligned with pink, grey and brown throw pillows, railroad carts as tables and recycled roof sheets, which certainly make this extraordinary concept stand out.  Read More →


‘fire’ your way to Cinnamon Bey!

Published : 12:00 am  June 8, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  508 views  |  

What is your idea of a perfect meal in a perfect setting? Perhaps something different, like Australian beef or local seafood or pizzas baked in a fired stone oven or a selection of exciting salads? The experience of having your meals prepared in an open show kitchen with a wood-fired stone oven, parilla char grill and teppanyaki?  Read More →


Marchesi De’ Frescobaldi wines now available in Sri Lanka

Published : 4:51 am  June 7, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  1 Comment  |  523 views  |  
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700 years of history, 1,500 hectares of vineyards and 10 estates – the Frescobaldi Family has been narrating the history of Tuscany for over 1,000 years. In fact, the family’s start in wine production is documented at the beginning of the year 1300 at the historic estate of Tenuta di Castiglioni in Val di Pesa, southwest of Florence, Italy.  Read More →


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