Weekend Events Summary

List of Weekend Events in Chennai (Nov. 19 & 20 – 2016)

Hello. Welcome to the weekly listing of weekend events & entertainment options in Chennai. Here is the list for this weekend: Nov. 19 & 20 – 2016 (Sat, Sun).

Arts & Culture

@. Nov. 14-26.: Japan Foundation and ABK-AOTS Dosokai is organising The Dolls of Japan exhibition at Lalit Kala Academy, Greams Road, Chennai. Super-cute dolls are on display – don’t miss!! More..

@. Nov. 19, Sat.: Terracotta jewellery making workshop for adults and bookmarks making workshop for kids at DakshinaChitra, ECR. More..

@. [Next week] Nov. 21, Mon, 6.45 to 8.15 P.M.: Sangamam: The Confluence fusion classical-contemporary dance at Kalakshetra, Chennai. More..

Books & Poetry

@. Nov. 19 – 20, Sat – Sun, 10.30 A.M. to 6.30 P.M.: Notion Press fiction writing workshop with Sharath Komarraju at Savera Hotel, RK Salai, Chennai. More..

Contests & Workshops

@. Nov. 20, Sun, 3.30 – 4.30 P.M.: Aqua Zumba class – dance with water splashing for fitness and burning calories at Zone – By the Park. More..

Drama, Standup & Shows

@. Nov. 19, Sat, 5 – 9 P.M.: Best of Amit Tandon – standup comedy at Alliance Francaise of Madras, Nungambakkam, Chennai. More..

@. Nov. 19, Sat, 8 P.M.: Lol, Rofl, lmfao, Etc stand-up comedy at Cafe Etc, Nungambakkam. More..

@. Nov. 20, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Evam Presents Sunday Lol stand-up comedy at Bay 146, Hotel Savera by headliner Kritarth. More..

@. Nov. 19-20, Sat-Sun, 7 P.M.: Kuru Nadaga Vizha Tamil plays at Naradha Gana Sabha main hall, TTK Road. More..

@. Nov. 20, Sun, 7 P.M.: S.Ve.Shekar in ‘Crazy Thieves in Palavakkam’ Tamil humorous play at Vani Mahal, T. Nagar. More..

@. Nov. 20, Sun, 6 P.M.: Power Fool Couple comic drama about relationships at Vani Mahal, T. Nagar. More..

Education & Technology

@. Nov. 19, Sat, 1 – 6 P.M.: Startup Saturday Chennai: Bootstrapped vs. Getting Funded startup series seminar at Karya Space. More..

Exhibitions & Conference

@. Nov. 18-20, Fri-Sun.: AUTOSERVE 2016 automotive spare parts exhibition at Chennai Trade Center. More..

@. Nov. 19-20, Sat-Sun.: Arogyam Health Expo – an exhibition for healthy foods is happening at Chennai Trade Center. More..

Hotels, Malls & Resorts

@. Nov. 12-30: Diabetic-friendly Menus at 20+ restaurants in Chennai. More..

@. Nov. 19, Sat, 7-9 P.M.: Dhruv Visvanath, a solo percussive acoustic guitarist, Live music performance at Courtyard, Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery, Chennai. More..

@. Nov. 20, Sun, 7-9 P.M.: Live Sufi & Fusion Music performance by Murad at Amphitheater, Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery, Chennai. More..

Movies, Music & Dance

@. Movies releasing this week in Chennai:

  • Tamil: 1. Kadavul Irukkiran Kumaru (Comedy) – GV Prakash Kumar, Nikki Galrani; 2. Anjukku Onnu (Drama) – Gerald, Uma Sri, Naseer.
  • Hindi: 1. Force 2 (Action) – John Abraham, Sonakshi Sinha.
  • English: 1. Fantastic beasts and where to find them (Fantasy) {Harry Potter series}. 2. Shut In (Thriller) – Charlie Heaton, Naomi Watts.

@. Nov. 19, Sat, 7.30 P.M.: Chi Udaka fusion music/dance Taikoz virtuosic drumming with the sinuous beauty of Lingalayam’s dance at The Music Academy,TTK Road, Chennai. More..

@. Nov. 19, Sat, 6.30 P.M.: Naveen Fine Arts presents ‘Indha Raagamum Thalamum’ music show at Raja Annamalai Mandram, Broadway. More..

@. Nov. 20, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Celebrating Cabaret Bollywood music concert with the Kakar sisters at The Music Academy, Chennai. More..

@. Nov. 20, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Alanthur Fine Arts Presents Kaviyarasarin Isai Murasu evergreen songs/music concert of Kannadasan/M S Viswanathan combination at Vidyodaya School, T. Nagar, Chennai. More..

@. Nov. 20, Sun, 7 P.M.: Sridevi Fine Arts presents T[wo]rue Legends music concert celebrating Kamal’s birthday with SPB songs by Murali’s Mounaragam team. More..

Shops & Products

@. Nov. 19, Sat, 6 – 7 P.M.: The Thick Shake Factory shop launch at Khader Nawaz Khan road, Chennai. More..


@. Nov. 20, Sun, 5 A.M.: Track and Trail Gran Fondo cycling challenge from OMR – Kelambakkam junction. There are three categories: Hybrid (50K), MTB (50K), Road (75K). More..

@. Dec. 04, Sun, 7 A.M.: [Last Date for registration: Nov. 24]: 3K & 5K Run for Entrepreneurship by Tie & StartupStrides at Nehru Stadium, Chennai. More..

Sustainability & Social

@. Nov. 20, Sun, 6.30 A.M. to 8 A.M.: Freecycle @ Bessie to donate or exchange your old books, magazines, music & movie CDs at Besant Nagar beach. More..

News that went Viral Last Week: 

@. Demonetization: Help pours in for Bankers, Public in Chennai. (Times of India)

@. In one Chennai Market, Demonetization has forced Tonnes of Flowers to be Dumped. (Scroll.in)

@. The buzz in T. Nagar dwindles, Chennai’s Shopping hub faces Demonetization crunch. (The News Minute)

@. Three techies in Chennai have made it possible for students to learn programming in Indian languages. (The Better India)

@. Served Hot, a Donald Trump Dosa. (The Hindu)

@. Food workshops and more happening in the City this Weekend. (Hungry Forever)

@. #UberRICH referral enables your friend to win free rides, and has much more in store for you. (Uber)



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