Weekend Events Summary

20,21 May ’17: List of Events this Weekend @ Chennai

***Arts & Culture***

@. May 20, Sat, 9 A.M. to 9 P.M.: Display of paintings, doodles & prints art exhibition by Alka Padman at Kriyates, Okkiam-Thoraipakkam. More…

@. May 20, Sat, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.: Third edition of art gallery exhibition at Rail Museum, Villivakkam, Chennai. More…

@. May 20, Sat, 6 P.M.: The Balasaraswati Scripps award ceremony 2017 (Bharatanatyam) at Music Academy, TTK Road. More…

***Books & Poetry***

@. May 20, Sat, 4 – 8 P.M.: Kavippom – 5 Tamil open-mic poetry recital at Tirukkural Unavagam, Adyar. More…

***Conversations & Heritage***

@. May 20, Sat, 5 – 9 P.M.: The Gabrielle Show – Conversations, Jokes, Coffee, etc. at Backyard, Adyar. Ticket: Rs. 300. More…

@. May 21, Sun, 6 – 8 P.M.: The Write Choice – Crossing the Line Sharanya Manivannan in conversation with Nandini Krishnan discussing poetry, stories, etc. at Wandering Artist, R. A. Puram. More…

***Drama, Standup & Shows***

@. May 20, Sat, 7 P.M.: Naangu Kuru Naadagangal Tamil short plays at Alliance Francaise: Chennai, Nungambakkam. More…

@. May 21, Sun, 5 P.M.: Go Traffic Fashion Show with dance, singing, mime, etc. at Hotel Abu Sarovar Portico, Kilpauk, Chennai. More…

@. May 21, Sun, 5.30 P.M.: Evam Presents Sunday LOL at Bay 146 standup comedy at Hotel Savera, Mylapore. More…

@. May 21, Sun, 7.30 – 10 P.M.: Laugh Off with Chennai Comedy standup comedy show at Backyard, Adyar. Ticket: Rs. 300. More…

***Education & Tech***

@. May 21, Sun, 9 A.M. to 6 P.M.: MBBS Edu Expo – 2017 by WCIE education expo for medicine aspirants abroad. More…

***Exhibition & Conference***

@. May 20 & 21, Sat & Sun, 10.30 A.M. to 8 P.M.: Grand Property Fair 2017 at Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

@. May 20 & 21, Sat & Sun.: National Silk & Cotton Expo handloom & handicrafts exhibition at Valluvar Kottam, Chennai. More…

***Kids & Games***

@. May 20, Sat, 10 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.: Twins: An Art Activity Workshop for kids aged 5 – 10 at Tara Books, Tiruvanmayur. More…

@. May 21, Sun, 10.30 A.M.: Art From Waste Workshop for Kids at Moosaa Land, Navalur. More…

***Movies, Music & Dance***

@. List of movies releasing in Chennai this weekend –

@. May 20, Sat, 5.30 P.M.: Summer Special Cine Singer Mano with Lakshman Sruthi Musicals music concert at Kamaraj Arangam, Teynampet, Chennai. More…

@. May 20, Sat, 7 P.M.: The Neo Carnatrix project Carnatic-Western fusion music concert at Wandering Artist, R. A. Puram. More…

@. May 20, Sat, 7 P.M.: Rusty Moe rock music concert at Courtyard, Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. Free entry. More…

@. May 21, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Sri Devi Fine Arts Presents Endrum M.G.R music concert at RC Centre, Alwarpet. More…

@. May 21, Sun, 8 – 11 P.M.: Penn Masala – The Yuva Tour, Chennai music concert by South Asian cappella group based in the U.S. at Phoenix MarketCity. More…

***Others***

@. May 21, Sun, 6 – 8 A.M.: Retrowalk #41: Purasawalkam photo walk starting from and covering areas around Purasawalkam. Free event. More…

***Sports***

@. May 20, Sat, 5 – 8 P.M.: KTM Orange Day Chennai V6 bike racing for KTM Duke owners at Marina Kart Arena, Island Grounds. More…

@. May 21, Sun, 6 A.M.: LFC 3K, 5K, 10K Marathon run starting from Light House, Marina beach. More…

***Workshops & Contests***

@. May 20, Sat, 3 – 6 P.M.: Basic Madhubani workshop – Greeting card & bookmark making at Little Love Library, Anna Nagar. More…

@. May 20, 21; Sat & Sun; 7 P.M. & 9 P.M.: Motorcycle Maintenance Workshop at ServicePlus, Anna Nagar, Chennai. More…

@. May 21, Sun, 10 A.M., 2 P.M.: Cosplay and Comics workshop at Backyard, Adyar. More…

@. May 21, Sun, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.: Handmade jewelry workshop by Varnam. More…

***Viral News in Chennai This Week***

@. Rajinikanth meets fans after eight years: God wants me to be an actor today, if He wills I will join politics…

@. CBI raids P Chidambaram, Karti’s residences; No allegation against me, says former minister.

@. Chennai mothers feed unknown infants their milk, practice universal motherhood.

@. He used to sleep on the railway platform, but today owns a Rs 100 crore turnover travels company.

@. Sachin Tendulkar to co-own Chennai franchise in Pro Kabaddi League.

@. Coming soon: India to get its first ornamental fish technology park in Chennai!

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