Weekend Events Summary

List of Interesting Weekend Events in Chennai (Aug. 6&7, ’16)

Books & Poetry:

@1. Aug. 6, Sat, 4 P.M.: “Mirror Mirror on the Wall – Does it Matter after all?” is an open-mic poetry event on women’s beauty standards at First Cup Cafe, KnK Road. More..

Drama, Stand-up & Shows:

@1. Aug. 7, Sun, 7 P.M.: Evam Standup Tamasha at Hotel Savera. More..

@2. Aug. 6, Sat, 5.00 P.M. – 7.30 P.M.: Obsessive Comedic Disorder stand-up show at Alliance Francaise, Nungambakkam. More..

@3. Aug. 7, Sun, 2.30 P.M.: Parthiban Kanavu Tamil play at Raja Annamalai mandram. More..


@1. Aug. 7, Sun, 11 A.M. to 7.30 P.M.: The Red Polka Show is an exhibition showcasing the latest in fashion, home decor, etc. and is happening at Amethyst. More..

@2. Aug. 6-7, Sat-Sun.: Real Dream home property expo at Chennai Trade Center, Nandambakkam. More..

@3. Aug. 5-6, Fri-Sat, 10 A.M. to 8 P.M.: By Hand from the Heart Makers Market at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Chennai Adyar Park. More..

@4. Aug. 5-7, Fri-Sun.: Chennai Fest 2016 at Valluvar Kottam. More..

@5. Aug. 4-6, Thu-Sat, 11 A.M. – 7 P.M.: Pause for a Cause clothing & fashion expo at Lalit Kala Academy. More..

Hotels, Malls & Resorts:

@1. Aug. 6, Sat, 6.30 P.M.: Provoke Lifestyle Awards at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Chennai. More..

Movies, Music & Dance:

@1. Aug. 5-7: List of interesting movies releasing in Chennai this weekend: (Trailer and Intro.)

  • Tamil: Thamizhselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum; Thirunaal.
  • English: Suicide Squad; Jason Bourne.

@2. Aug. 7, Sun, 6 P.M.: Freedom Raagam music concert by Rajhesh Vaidya at Image Auditorium on the theme – Indian Flag. More..

@3. Aug. 7, Sun, 3.30 P.M.: Nithyashree Musical Night – Kollywood hits at Kamaraj Arangam. More..

@4. Aug. 6, Sat, 6.00-7.00 P.M.: Anaayaasa amateur dance concert exploring effortlessness in dance at SPACES, Besant Nagar. More..

@5. Aug. 5-21: The Music Festival Season-4 featuring music concerts by six bands. More..

@. Aug. 8 – 11, Mon – Thu, 5 P.M.: Korean Film Festival is being screened at Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Alwarpet. The movies to be screened and a short intro about them is here.


@1. Aug. 2-8, 9 A.M. to 9 P.M.: Hindu Spiritual & Service fair 2016, Chennai. More..

Shops & Commerce:

@1. Aug. 7, Sun, 10 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.: Pay Rs. 50 & Eat any no. of ice creams you can in 20-minutes at Raja Annamalai Mandram. (Arun Ice creams) More..


@1. Aug. 6, Sat, 11 A.M. – 12 P.M.: Cycling in Madras from 1877 to 1977 booklet release function by Cycling Yogis. More..

Sustainability & Social:

@1. Aug. 7, Sun, 8-9 P.M.: Bloom Family Walkathon at Besant Nagar beach towards the cause of empowering new mothers. More..

Viral News & Happenings:

@1. Chennai Hotels offer Kabali dishes in quintessential Rajni style – Asianet News.

@2. From Ambattur to Rio: The journey of an athlete from Chennai’s suburbs to the 2016 Olympics – Scroll.in.

@3. This Chennai Traffic cop’s dramatic signalling style is inspiring – News18.

@4. ‘Helena’ song from Iru Murugan (Harris Jayaraj) released last week is atrociously different and bold. Check it out.



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