Weekend Events Summary

10,11 Mar.’17: List of Selected Weekend Events @ Chennai

***Arts & Culture***

@. June 10, Sat, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.: Hues of Blue – Live Painting & Auction of Artworks, organized by WOW Success Club, at Anna Centenary Library, Chennai. More…

***Books & Poetry***

@. June 10, Sat, 5-6 P.M.: Book Reading & Interaction with the Author – Kanavu Pattarai at ILoveRead, Venkateshwara Nagar, Chennai. More…

@. June 10, Sat, 6 – 9 P.M.: குமரகுருபரன் -விஷ்ணுபுரம் கவிதை விருது விழா (Poetry prize distribution ceremony) at Hotel Bhimas, Vadapalani. More…

@. June 11, Sun, 7 P.M.: Naangu Kuru Naadagangal Tamil Plays (Anthologies) by Theatre Marina at Mylapore Fine Arts Club. More…

@. June 11, Sun, 6 P.M.: Kadhai Neram – 3rd Edition Tamil storytelling/book reading session at Wandering Artist, R.A.Puram. More…

***Contests & Workshops***

@. June 11, Sun, 3-6 P.M.: 3D Printing Workshop by Dteam at Thiruvanmayur, Chennai – 41. Free entryMore…

***Conversations & Heritage***

@. June 10, Sat, 7 P.M.: The Artist’s Soul – Conversation between fashion designer Rehane & Avis Viswanathan. Free entry. More…

@. June 11, Sun, 6 – 8 A.M.: PhotoWalk: 02 | Koyambedu photo walk by Nizhal Family at Koyambedu market. More…

***Drama, Standup & Shows***

@. June 10, Sat, 6.15 P.M.: Kalkiyin Parthiban Kanavu Tamil Drama at Raja Annamalai mandram, Parrys. More…

@. June 10, Sat, 7 P.M.: 5 Finger Fries (anthology) plays by First Rush at Alliance Francaise, Nungambakkam. More…

@. June 11, Sun, 6 P.M.: Riding Madly Off in All Directions English Play (Anthologies) by Naseeruddin Shah and family at The Music Academy, TTK Road, Chennai. More…

@. June 11, Sun, 7 P.M.: Google Gatothgajan Tamil comedy play at Naradagana Sabha hall, TTK Road, Alwarpet. More…

@. June 11, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Evam Presents Sunday LOL @ Bay 146 standup comedy show at Hotel Savera, Mylapore. More…

***Exhibition & Conference***

@. June 8 – 10, Fri – Sat, 10 A.M. to 8 P.M.: Farida Gupta Ethnic Simplicity Garments Expo at C.P. Arts Centre, Alwarpet. More…

@. June 9 – 12, Fri – Mon, 10 A.M. to 8.30 P.M.: The Furniture Fair 2017 exhibition is happening at The Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

@. [Next Week] June 13 & 14, Tue & Wed, 10 A.M. to 9 P.M.: Sheetal Jain presents Style Bazaar Garments Exhibition & Sale at Hyatt Regency hotel, Anna Salai. More…

***Movies, Music & Dance***

@. Movies releasing this weekend at Chennai – 

  • Tamil: Rangoon (Gautam Karthik, Sana Makbul); Satriyan (Vikram Prabhu, Manjima Mohan).
  • Hindi: Raabta (Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon); Behen Hogi Teri (Rajkummar Rao, Shruti Hassan).

@. June 10, Sat, 9.15 A.M.: Cinema Rendezvous 57th Date with KV Anand – I am Cuba movie screening and discussion about the movie at Savera Hotel,  Mylapore. More…

@. June 10, Sat, 6.45 P.M.: Nethra Utsav – Kannukul Nooru Nilavu: SPB Live in Concert at The Music Academy, TTK Road. More…

@. June 10, Sat, 7 P.M.: Folk Fusion Live (Indian-Western Fusion Music Concert) at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. More…

@. June 11, Sun, 7 P.M.: Loot77 – LIVE rock music concert at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. More…

@. June 14-16, Wed-Fri: Mexican Film Festival – A Festival of Films from Golden Era of Mexican Cinema at Russian Centre of Science & Culture, Chennai. More…

***Others***

@. June 11, Sun, 11 A.M. – 3 P.M.: Bow Wow The Dog Fashion Show & Other Activities at Grand Oceana Resorts, ECR. More…

***Sports***

@. June 10, Sat, 6 A.M.: Discover paddleboarding (water sport) in Last Serene Lakes of Chennai at Sithalapakkam, Chennai. More…

@. June 11, Sun, 6-7 A.M.: Pinkathon Amma-Akka Run with Milind Soman 3K Run for Women at Nageswara Rao park, Mylapore. Free entryMore…

@. June 11, Sun, 6.30 – 8 A.M.: Cycle Yatra – World Environment Day Celebrations by Youth for Seva at Elliots Beach, Besant Nagar. More…

***Sustainability & Social***

@. June 9 – 11, Fri – Sun, 9 A.M. to 6 P.M.: Chennai Seed Diversity Festival 2017 at Anna University campus, Guindy. Free entry. More…

@. June 10, Sat, 2.30 P.M.: Making TN Drought-free – Planning for next steps discussion session at Goethe-Institut/Max Muller Bhavan, Nungambakkam, Chennai. Free entryMore…

@. June 10, Sat, 4 P.M.: Rhythm of Life – Live #5 art/music in support of specially-abled children at Vidya Sagar Special Needs School, Kotturpuram. More…

@. June 11, Sun, 3-6 P.M.: Flame Of Hope – Torch Relay Run 2017 by AWARE in support of child & women rights at Chemmancheri Slum Clearance Board. Free entryMore…

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