Here is the list of selected weekend events and viral happenings in Chennai city for this weekend (Sep. 03 – 04; Saturday – Sunday). Enjoy 🙂
Contests & Workshops
@1. Sep. 3, Sat, 10.30 A.M.: Making Ganesha idols using palm leaf (for adults) and terracotta (for children) workshops at DakshinaChitra, ECR, Chennai. More..
@2. Sep. 4, Sun, 4 P.M.: Learn to write a novel (workshop). More..
@3. Sep. 3-4, Sat-Sun, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.: STORM snake conservation and rescue workshop. More..
Drama, Standup & Shows
@1. Sep. 3, Sunday, 7.30 P.M.: The Yogi and the Bear Stand-up Comedy show at Alliance Francaise of Madras auditorium. Tickets available at Bookmyshow. More..
@2. Sep. 4, Sunday, 7 P.M.: Aladdin – A Musical Journey, a stage musical will be screened at Venkata Subbarao Hall, Chetpet. More..
@3. Sep. 4, Sunday. 7.30 P.M.: Evam presents Sunday LOL Stand up comedy at Savera hotel featuring veteran Satish Perumal and three more comedians. More..
@4. Sep. 4, Sunday, 7.30 P.M.: Royal Flush Productions is organizing Royal Funny Festival Stand up comedy on Sunday and 8 Shots – short comedy scripts @ Alliance Francaise, Nungambakkam, Chennai. More..
@5. Sep. 4, Sunday, 6 P.M.: Theatre of Maham presents On Stage 2016 Tamil theater competition featuring different short plays in various genres at Museum Theater, Egmore. More..
Education & Technology
@1. Sep. 03, Saturday, 3 P.M. – 5 P.M.: Building Advanced (software) Bots technology session by Gupshup. More..
Exhibitions & Conference
@1. Up to Sep. 9: Early bird pricing for TieCon Entrepreneurship Conference at Chennai to be held from Nov. 4 to Nov. 5. More..
Hotels, Malls & Resorts
@1. Sep. 3-4, Sat-Sun, 10 A.M. – 8 P.M.: Thamarabarani 2016 at VGP Golden Beach resorts. More..
@2. I visited CP Five Star (Chicken) office for a bloggers meet and was surprised to see many options for vegetarians too. Here is my blog post.
Movies, Music & Dance
@1. Here is a list of interesting movies releasing this weekend in Chennai – Kutrame Thandanai (Tamil), Janatha Garage (Telugu), Akira (Hindi).
@2. Sep. 3, Saturday, 11 A.M.: Saturday Matinee movie show at American Consulate, Chennai – Duck Soup (1933). More..
@3. Sep. 4, Sunday.: Festember Gigahertz: Battle of the Bands rock concert contest at US101, T.Nagar. Public can go watch. More..
@4. Actor Kamal Haasan has started a new blog. More..
@5. Here is my movie review of the Tamil movie – Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai. More..
Shops & Products
@1. Seed & Coconut shell Ganesha for sale at Chennai. More..
@2. Buy clay Ganesha idol online at OyeThere.com. More..
@3. Here is our list of Top 5 unstitched chudithars from Chennai Silks “Classicate” range. Available to buy online at Amazon.in. More..
@1. 16-19 Sep.: Explore Tirunelveli on bicycle. Last date for registration: Sep. 05. More..
@2. Sep. 11.: Devils Circuit Obstacle Run event. If you register before Sep. 5 by using the code given in the AFM link, you can get 10% discount. More..
Sustainability & Social
@1. Sep. 04, Sunday, 8 A.M. – 10 P.M.: #ChennaiGives mega charity event. Book Uber taxi and donate your unused items for charity. More..
Talks & Heritage Walks
@1. Sep. 4, Sunday, 7 – 10.30 A.M.: POH Walkathon Chennai 2016 from Vivekananda House (1 K.M., 3 K.M., 5 K.M.). More..
Viral News & Happenings in Chennai
@1. Chennai students who threw a dog off their hostel terrace and released the video footage on Youtube have been fined Rs. 2 Lakhs by the Madras High Court. More..
@2. A drunk man decides to commit suicide by jumping off the terrace but lands on a 75-year old sleeping woman below. He survives but she dies. More..
@3. Chennai city safest among metros as per the national crime data released by NCRB. More..
@4. Celebrity Badminton League (CBL) where movie stars compete in badminton league matches to start from September 18, 2016. Chennai Rockers is the team from Chennai and is captained by actor Arya. More..