Weekend Events Summary

List of Weekend Events in Chennai (Jan. 07 & 08, 2017)

Hello. Welcome to the list of events this weekend in Chennai (Jan. 07, 08 – 2017). Hope this will enable you to plan your weekend more effectively.

***Arts & Culture***

@. Jan. 5 – 8, Thu – Sun.: The Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival 2017 features more than 30 cultural events including music, exhibitions, heritage walks, food, craft, contests, etc. Schedule. Read more…

@. Jan. 6 – 9, Fri – Mon, 11 A.M. to 7 P.M.: International Exhibition of Animal Cartoons – Zoological Garden by Cartoonist Ramki in association with Cartoonist Spiro Radulovic of Serbia @ Rajan Eye Care hospital, T. Nagar. Read more…

@. Jan. 07, Sat, 6 P.M.: Inaguration of solo exhibition of paintings on the theme ‘Composing Degeneration’ by Artist S. Michael Irudayaraj @ Art Houz, 41, Kasturi Rangan Road, Alwarpet, Chennai – 18.

***Books & Poetry***

@. Jan. 06 – 19.: The Chennai Book Fair 2017 is happening at St. George Anglo Indian School, Kilpauk. Read more…

***Business***

@. Jan. 06 – 08, Fri – Sun, 12 P.M. to Late Evening.: (Tata) Hexa Experience Center @ YMCA Grounds, Nandanam. Drive the Tata Hexa on an off-road track and avail offers/experiences from a host of Tata brands. Free event. Read more…

***Contests & Workshops***

@. Jan. 07, Sat, 10 A.M.: Basic Photography Workshop – Learn the Secrets @ Aristocrat IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Velachery, Chennai. Read more…

@. Jan. 07, Sat, 3.15 – 6.30 P.M.: Canvas Paint Fun – A Date with your Creative Self is a painting workshop @ Cafe Coffee Day, The Square, KNK Road, Nungambakkam. Read more…

***Drama, Stand-up & Shows***

@. Jan. 07, Sat, 5 P.M.: Siri Siri Siri 2.0, a 75-minute stand-up comedy show in Tamil + English @ Tea Trails Cafe, Neelangarai, Chennai. Read more…

@. Jan. 07, Sat, 4 – 6.30 P.M. & 7 – 9 P.M.: Ensomniacs Anthology #1 features 10 short plays with 10 different emotions (Tamil, English, Hindi) at Alliance Francaise, Nungambakkam, Chennai. Read more…

@. Jan. 08, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Evam presents Sunday LOL @ Bay 146 stand-up comedy show @ Hotel Savera, Chennai. Read more…

@. Jan. 08, Sun, 7 – 9 P.M.: Crazy Thieves in Palavakkam hilarious Tamil play. Action: S. Ve. Sekar. Dialogues: Crazy Mohan. At P.T.THYAGARAYA HALL, T. Nagar. Read more…

@. Jan. 08, Sun, 4 – 6 P.M.: EE. Va. Ka Tamil Drama (Political Satire) @ P.T.Thyagaraya Hall, T. Nagar, Chennai. Read more…

***Edu & Tech***

@. Jan. 4 – 8.: Saarang 2017, IIT Madras’s famous annual cultural festival is happening now at IIT Guindy campus. Read more…

***Exhibition, Conference***

@. Jan. 5 – 7, Thu – Sat.: The SRW India Water expo is happening at Chennai Trade Center, Nandambakkam. Read more…

@. Jan. 7 – 8, Sat – Sun.: TTF – Travel & Tourism Fair 2017 Chennai is happening at Chennai Trade Center, Nandambakkam. Representatives from various state/national tourism boards and tourist agents have put up their stalls to enable you to find your next travel destination. Read more…

@. Jan. 7 & 8, Sat & Sun, 10 A.M. to 8 P.M.: Co-optex has organized the Pongal Special Expo @ C. P. Arts Center, No. 1, Eldams Road, Alwarpet, Chennai. Read more…

***Movies, Music & Dance***

@. Jan. 05 – 12.: The 14th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF) is going on in town now. This is an excellent chance for you to see award winning foreign & national movies in theaters. Read more…

@. Jan. 07, Sat, 7 – 9 P.M.: Live music performance by Carnatic – Progressive Rock Fusion band “Thadheem” @ Amplitheater, Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. Free Entry. Read more…

@. Jan. 07, Sat, 6.15 P.M.: Abbas Kalai Vizha Presents a Grand Cine Musical Nite music concert by Padmabushan Dr. S. P. Balasubrahmanyam at Kamaraj Arangam, Chennai. Read more…

@. Jan. 07, Sat, 6.00 P.M.: Katatonia – Swedish Metalic band rock show, part of Saarang, IIT Madras annual cultural fest @ Open Air Theater, IIT Madras. Read more…

@. Jan. 08, Sun, 7 – 9 P.M.: Live Music performance by Coma Rossi, a psychedelic progressive rock band from Bangalore @ Phoenix MarketCity. Free Entry. Read more…

@. Jan. 08, Sun, 6.00 P.M.: Anandam Indru Arambam live music concert of hit movie songs along with some fusion of mimicry @ Rajah Annamalai Mandram, Broadway, Chennai. Read more…

@. Jan. 08, Sun, 2.30 P.M.: Lakshman Shruthi ”Super Hit” Songs music concert @ Rajah Annamalai Mandram, Broadway, Chennai. Read more…

@. Jan. 08, Sun, 5.30 P.M.: Popular Night – Saarang 2017 Shaan & Sid Sriram Live in Concert @ Open Air Theater, IIT Madras. Read more…

***Others***

@. Jan. 7 – 8, Sat – Sun.: Chennai Metro Rail is organizing cultural programs and food stalls at its St. Thomas Mount Station as a part of its Pongal celebrations. Read more…

***Sports***

@. Jan. 07 – 08, Sat – Sun.: Aircel Chennai Open Tennis Tournament Semi-Final & Final matches are happening this weekend. Catch the matches on TV or just go watch Live. Read more…

@. Jan. 07 – 08, Sat – Sun, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.: MECO MOTORSPORTS 4STROKE KARTING CUP 2107 @ Marina Kart Arena, Chennai. Read more…

@. Jan. 08, Sun.: Turn Pro – Open Tournament (Football) @ Kick Off, Chamiers Road, Nandanam. Read more…

@. [Later, Not this weekend] Jan. 22, Sun, 6 – 9 A.M.: Bahubali Marathon (3K & 5K) @ Chennai Marina Light House. Read more…

@. [Later, Not this weekend] Jan. 22, Sun, 5.30 – 9 A.M.: Chennai Champions Marathon – Run for Mentally Challengers (10K & 5K)  @ Marina Beach Light House. Read more…

@. [Later, Not this weekend] Jan. 29, Sun, 5.30 – 8 A.M.: LIONS CENTENNIAL MARATHON 2017 – Chennai (10K & 5K) @ Marina Beach Light House. Read more…

*****News published last week that went Viral in Chennai*****

@. A Giant Pongal Pot has been installed at Chennai Airport.

@. PBL: PV Sindhu inspires Chennai Smashers to first win.

@. Visit These Brand New Restaurants In Chennai To Start 2017 Off With A Bang.

@. Experience The Local Food Culture By Eating At These Pocket-Friendly Mess In Chennai.

@. Chennai: Artists and children exhibit their verve at Rail Museum.

@. Dangal is turning out to be the highest earning (Hindi) film in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

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