Weekend Events Summary

List of Interesting Events in Chennai This Weekend (Oct. 15,16)


Welcome to another edition of, List of Interesting Events in Chennai this Weekend. This edition gives you a list of upcoming events and entertainment options on Oct. 15 & 16 (Sat & Sun), 2016.

Arts & Culture:

@. Oct. 14 – 16, Fri – Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Bani – Music, Dance concerts at Kalakshetra Chennai. More..

@. Oct. 16, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Sri Devi Fine Arts presents Russian Dance Mela at Raja Annamalai Mandram, Broadway. Here, Russian professionals perform Russian cultural dances like Ballet, Folk Dance, Bird Dance, Acrobatics, etc. More..

@. Oct. 15, Sat, 6.30 P.M.: Music Concert by Trichur Brothers at Vani Mahal, T. Nagar, Chennai. More..

Books & Poetry:

@. Oct. 16, Sun, 7 P.M.: Hasiya Kavi Sammelan (An Evening with Poets) Hindi Poetry Recital at Rajaji Vidhyashram Tag Auditorium, Kilpauk, Chennai. More..

@. Oct. 16, Sun, 6 P.M.: The Secret of the Druids book launch by Westland Books & Author Cristopher C. Doyle at Odyssey, Adyar. More..

Drama, Stand-up & Shows:

@. Oct. 15, Sat, 7.30 P.M.: Evam Stand-up Tamasha presents Obsessive Comedic Disorder with Sapan Sharma at Museum Theater, Egmore. More..

@. Oct. 15, Sat, 7.30 P.M.: Brew-HaHa Stand-up comedy by Arnav Rao, Manikandan Saravanan, Manoj Prabakar at The English Tea Room, Alwarpet, Chennai. More..

@. Oct. 16, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Evam presents Orthodoxically Me Stand-up Comedy by Praveen Kumar at Hotel Savera, Chennai. More..

@. Oct. 16, Sun, 7 P.M.: Abbas Culturals presents ‘Crazy Thieves in Palavakkam’ Tamil play. Written by Crazy Mohan, S Ve Sekar is the lead actor in this hilarious play. More..

@. Oct. 16, Sun, 7.00 P.M.: 6 Course Meals theatre/play in English & Tamil at Alliance Francaise, Nungambakkam. More..

Exhibition, Conference:

@. Oct. 16, Sun, 10 A.M. to 9 P.M.: Chennai Queens Expo 2016 is an exhibition to celebrate Diwali Utsav with 41 stalls with different themes for women, men and kids. At Andhra Social and Cultural Association Club, T. Nagar. More..

@. Oct. 11 – 23.: Arts & Crafts Exhibition is being held at Valluvar Kottam, Nungambakkam, Chennai featuring textiles & handicrafts, mostly. More..

@. Exhibitions at the Chennai Trade Center this Weekend. (More..)

  • Oct. 14 – 17: Home Decor – 2016.
  • Oct. 15 – 17: India International Optical & Opthalmic Expo – 2016.

@. Till Oct. 17: Anuradha Vakil’s Diwali Collection showcasing handwoven, handcrafted sarees and kurta sets has been exhibited at The Folly, Amethyst Cafe, Royapettah, Chennai. More..

Hotels, Malls & Resorts:

@. Oct. 15, Sat, 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.: Cook & Dine chocolate making and cake mixing workshop at Courtyard Marriott, Chennai. More..

@. Oct. 15 & 16, Sat & Sun, 4 P.M. to 9 P.M.: International Clown Festival will happen at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery, Chennai. More..

@. Oct. 16, Sun, 11 A.M. to 6 P.M.: Halloween Carnival is scheduled to happen at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Chennai. More..

@.Oct.14-16, Fri – Sun.: Goa tourism road show is happening at Express Avenue mall, Chennai.

Music, Movies & Dance:

@. Oct. 15, Sat, 6 P.M.: VH1 Supersonic Dance Music concert featuring Sick Individuals at Confluence Banquets & Resorts, ECR, Chennai. More..

@. Oct. 16, Sun, 7 P.M.: Whistle Podu Whistling Concert by Swetha Suresh and Jagat Tarkas at The Music Academy, Chennai. More..

@. Oct. 16, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Annayin Mani music concert with singers singing MGR hits (old movie songs). More..

@. [Next Week] Oct. 17 – 20, Mon – Thu, Evenings: Mexican Film Festival at Alliance Francaise of Madras, Chennai. Here is the schedule of the movies and timings: More..

@. [Movies Releasing in Chennai this Week]: Ammani (Tamil); Anna (Hindi); Motu Patlu: King of Kings (Hindi); Beiimaan Love (Hindi); Saat Uchakkey (Hindi); Fuddu (Hindi).


@. Oct. 15, Sat, 11 A.M. to 1.30 P.M.: Madras Poromboke Quiz will be held at Madras Literary Society – DPI Complex, Nungambakkam, Chennai. More..


@. Oct. 15 & 16, Sat & Sun.: Adidas Uprising sports competitions – various sports events at multiple venues for everyone. More..

Songs of the Week: Vaadi Vaadi (Chennai2Singapore) – Tamil; Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (Title Song) – Hindi. (Click the links to listen.)

News that Created a Buzz in Chennai Last Week:

@1. Chennai Metro’s First Underground Section Nearing Completion. (The Metro Rail Guy)

@2. The Trend of Homeschooling is becoming Popular in Chennai. (The Hindu)

@3. Arun Jaitley & Amit Shah visit Apollo Hospitals. (Times of India)

@4. Water Tanker mows down three Chennai Students. (The Hindu)


[Next Week]: TEDxChennai is happening on Sunday, 23 Oct. 2016 at Venkatasubbarao Concert Hall, Harrington Road, Chennai. Don’t forget to book tickets right away. More..


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