Weekend Events Summary

3 & 4 Jun.’17: List of Selected Events this Weekend @ Chennai

***Arts & Culture***

@. May 28 – Jun. 6.: An exhibition of curated Art surrounding Menstruation by Boondh at Backyard Cafe, Adyar. More…

@. Jun. 1 – 13.: OpenArt art show at Urban Desi House, Thoraipakkam. More…

@. Jun. 3, Sat, 6.30 P.M.: Orisai – 17 Carnatic music concert at Spaces, Besant Nagar. More…

***Conversations & Heritage***

@. Jun. 3, Sat, 11.30 A.M.: Seminar on Agriculture and Wildlife by Tara Gandhi at MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, Taramani. More…

@. Jun. 3, Sat, 5.30 P.M.: Tamil Heritage Trust presents Buddhist Monuments & Iconography in Odisha – An Introduction talk about heritage in Tamil at Arkay Convention Center, Royapettah High Road. Free entryMore…

@. Jun. 4, Sun, 9 A.M. to 1 P.M.: Felicitation of Drummer Siddharth Nagarajan for Guinness Record by various celebrities at Vani Mahal, T. Nagar. More…

***Drama, Standup & Shows***

@. Jun. 3, Sat, 7 P.M.: Tvk presents S.Ve.Shekher’s new Tamil comedy drama ‘One more Exorcist’ at Vani Mahal, T. Nagar. More…

@. Jun. 3, Sat, 7 P.M.: Clueless in Chennai standup comedy show at Wandering Artist, RA Puram, Chennai. More…

@. Jun. 3, Sat, 7 P.M.: Txtshow – recital of anonymous tweets written by a live in-person audience. More…

***Exhibitions & Conference***

@. May 26 – Jun. 6, 10.30 A.M. to 9 P.M.: Cottonfab – 2017 handloom exhibition at Valluvar Kottam, Nungambakkam. More…

@. Jun. 2-5, Thu-Sun, 10 A.M. to 8.30 P.M.: Lifestyle Show Retail Exhibition @ Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

@. Jun. 2-11, 10 A.M. to 8.30 P.M.: Weaves of India exhibition cum sale of silk & cotton clothing/furnishing products directly sourced from weavers at Kalakshetra Foundation, Thiruvanmayur. Free entry.

@. Jun. 3-4, Sat-Sun, 10 A.M. to 8 P.M.: Times Prime Property Fair 2017 @ Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. Free entry. More…

@. Jun. 4, Sun, 10 A.M. to 7 P.M.: SWM People Forum’s Green Earth Exhibition of organic, eco-friendly, sustainable products at Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore. Free entryMore…

***Movies, Music & Dance***

@. Interesting Movies releasing in Chennai this weekend – 

@. Jun. 3, Sat, 3 – 10 P.M.: The Madras Jazz Festival 2017 Live music concert at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. Free entryMore…

@. Jun. 3-4, Sat-Sun, 7 P.M.: Rock of Ages – The Musical Concert at Museum Theatre, Egmore. More…

@. Jun. 4, Sun, 3 P.M.: Film Screening – A river called Titas (1973) directed by Ritwik Ghatak at Nizhal-Pathiyam Film Academy, Valasarawakkam. More…

@. Jun. 4, Sun, 4.30 P.M.: Film Screening ‘Your Name’ (Makoto Shinkai, Japanese, 2016) at Panuval bookstore, Tiruvanmayur. Free entryMore…

@. Jun. 4, Sun, 5 P.M.: Maestro Ilayaraja Hits by Lakshman Shruthi Orchestra Tamil cine music concert at Kamaraj Arangam, Teynampet, Chennai. More…

@. June. 4, Sun, 5.30 P.M.: Maalai Mangum Neram Tamil short film screening at Rkv studios, Vadapalani. Free entry. More…

@. Jun. 4, Sun, 6 P.M.: Alanthur Fine Arts presents ‘Eiru Imanayankal’ Tamil cine music concert at Mahodaya Hall, Ashok Nagar. More…

@. Jun. 4, Sun, 7 P.M.: Naagins Cine Dance Concert at Raja Annamalai Mandram, Parrys Corner. More…

***Sports***

@. Jun. 4, Sun, 12.15 A.M.: Screening of UEFA Champions League 2017 Final Football match at Chennai Futsal, Navalur. More…

@. Jun. 4, Sun, 5.15 A.M.: Ride for Environment cycling event from Madhya Kailash. More…

@. Jun. 4, Sun, 7 A.M.: Green Marathon (3K & 5K races) at Elliots Beach, Besant Nagar. More…

***Sustainability & Social***

@. Jun. 4, Sun, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.: விதைப்பந்துகள் தூவி காட்டை உருவாக்க Sprinkling of seed balls along the edges of highways to increase the green cover of the city at Porur. Free eventMore…

@. [Next Week] Jun. 5, Mon, 11.30 A.M.: Krishnapriya Foundation NGO organizes Tree plantation at TVS Lucas, Padi. Free eventMore…

@. [Next Week] Jun. 9-11, Fri-Sun, 9 A.M. to 6 P.M.: Chennai Seed Diversity Festival 2017 & Organic food/hand-made carnival at CEG, Anna University, Guindy. Free entryMore…

***Viral News in Chennai Last Week***

@. After catching fire, Chennai Silks building demolition to begin. Chennai Silks Administration to pay salaries for their employees for the month despite fire.

@. IIT Madras scholar thrashed for participating in campus beef fest.

@. Chennai Model Gaanam Nair, Missing Since Friday, Returns Home.

@. Infosys employee found dead in the dormitory under mysterious circumstances.

@. DMK leader Stalin to lead protest in Chennai against Centre’s new rules on cattle slaughter.

@. CBSE Class 12 Results Announced: Trivandrum, Chennai & Delhi students outshine others.

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