Weekend Events Summary

17,18 Jun.’17: List of Selected Weekend Events @ Chennai

***Books & Poetry***

@. June 17, Sat, 7 P.M.: Evolving in Place: The Rapidly Changing US Publishing Scene book talk/discussion by Tara Books at Book Building, Thiruvanmayur. More…

@. June 18, Sun, 5 P.M.: Right here. Right now., an evening of poetry at Backyard, Adyar. More…

@. June 18, Sun, 5-8 P.M.: வேர் பிடித்த விளை நிலங்கள் நூல் வெளியீட்டு விழா at Thakkar Baba Vidyalaya, T. Nagar. More…

@. June 18, Sun, 9.45 A.M.: Dinam Oru Nanbar – Kattradhum Pettradhum Tamil book release function at NKT Muthu Hall, Triplicane. More…

***Contests & Workshops***

@. June 17, Sat, 3-6 P.M.: Workshop on “Drama Therapy” at Nahar Hall, Whites Road, Royapettah. More…

@. June 17, Sat, 9.30 A.M.: YOU CAN WIN motivational workshop BY SHIV KHERA at The Raintree Hotel, Anna Salai. More…

***Drama, Standup & Shows***

@. June 17, Sat, 7 P.M.: Evam Stand-Up Tamasha Presents Vipul Goyal Live (Hindi + English) at Museum Theater, Egmore, Chennai. More…

@. June 17, Sat, 7.30 P.M.: Laugh Off with Chennai Comedy Standup comedy at Backyard, Adyar. More…

@. June 17 & 18, Sat & Sun, 4 & 7 P.M.: Dummies Comedy Utsav – Tamil comedy plays at Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar. Free entry. More…/Registration…

@. June 17 & 18, Sat & Sun, 3 & 7 P.M.: Moonshine and Skytoffee two English plays exploring love at unlikely circumstances at Alliance Francaise, Nungambakkam. More…

@. June 17, Sat, 6.30 P.M.: Veerabhadranin Kaadhal dance drama in Tamil based on Silapadhikaram epic at Music Academy Mini Hall, TTK Road. More…

@. June 18, Sun, 2-5 P.M.: YourQuote Open Mic Chennai open-mic performance stage at iKeva, Perungudi, OMR. Free entry. More…

@. June 18, Sun, 7 P.M.: S.Ve.Shekhar’s ONE MORE EXORCIST Tamil comedy play at P.T.Thiyagaraya Hall, T. Nagar. More…

***Exhibitions, Conference***

@. June 16-18, Fri-Sun, 10 A.M. to 8 P.M.: Mega Property Expo @ Spencer Plaza, Anna Salai, Chennai. Free entryMore…

@. June 15-18. Thu-Sun.: IPLEX ’17: International Plastics Exposition @ Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

@. June 15-17, Thu-Sat, 11 A.M. to 7 P.M.: Pause for a Cause presents the best of contemporary and traditional Indian wear exhibition at Lalit Kala Academy, Greams Road.

@. June 17-18, Sat-Sun, 10.30 A.M. to 8 P.M.: Yoube Jewellery based out of Mumbai, exhibits its exclusive line of Diamond Jewellery in Chennai at Taj Coramandel, Nungambakkam. More…

***Kids & Games***

@. June 17, Sat, 10 A.M.: Make the Perfect Father’s Day Gift! by creating a superhero version of your dad workshop at  Rainbow Fish Studio, Kotturpuram Main Road. More…

***Movies, Music & Dance***

@. June 17, Sat, 10 A.M.: Indian Premiere Locking – 4th Edition & Ubdc Showcase – III Locking Dance Competition & Concert at Sir Pitty Thyagaraya Hall, T. Nagar. More…

@. June 17, Sat, 6-6.30 P.M.: DanceMob with Babywearing Moms at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. More…

@. June 17, Sat, 6 P.M.: Natyarangam Presents Poorna Margam by Priya Murle classical dance concert at Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road. More…

@. June 17, Sat, 6.30 P.M.:  Darbar – II Fusion music concert at Kamaraj Arangam, Anna Salai. More…

@. June 18, Sun, 2.15 P.M.: Thayia Thayia MGR’s superhit songs music concert at Kamarajar Arangam, Chennai – 18. More…

@. June 18, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Mumbai Cine Musicians Presents ”Melody Kings” – Hits of Md.Rafi & Kishore Kumar Hindi movie songs concert at Kamaraj Arangam, Anna Salai. More…

@. June 18, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Alanthur Fine Arts Presents Kaviyarasarin Kaaviya Padalkal Tamil music concert at Mahodaya Hall, Ashok Nagar. More…

@. June 18, Sun, 7 P.M.: Synergy Live Music Concert at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. More…

@. [Next Week] June 22-24.: Slovenian Film Festival at Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Chennai. Free entry. More…

***Others***

@. June 17-18, Sat-Sun.: IT Workers Conference on “PRESENT CRISIS IN IT INDUSTRY AND WAY FORWARD”. More…

@. June 18, Sun, 6 A.M. to 9 A.M.: Car Free Sunday is celebrating International Yoga Day at Elliot’s & Marina beaches. Free entry. Register here…

@. June 18, Sun, 6.15 A.M.: Retrowalk #42 photo walk at Broadway, Parrys. Free entryMore…

@. Sun, June 18, 4 P.M.: The Forum Yoga Fest mass Yoga Fest & DJing by RadioOne. Free entry. More…

@. June 18, Sun, 4 P.M., 7 P.M. & 9 P.M.: Crumpled – Tinder Tales & Relationship Fails, a compilation of short sketches which give a peek into the love lives of the millennial generation. at Wandering Artist, R.A.Puram. More…/Tickets…

@. June 18, Sun, 4.30 A.M.: THE MONSOON RIDE with Royal Enfield bikes (450 KM) starting from ARAVINDUJA MOTORS, Kattupakkam, Chennai. More…

***Sports***

@. June 18, Sun, 6 A.M.: Run For Blood 1k, 3K, 5K. 10K, 21K marathon run starting from Marina beach. More…

 

***News that went Viral in Chennai Last Week***

@. OnePlus 5 pop-up events to be held in 4 cities in India (incl. Chennai)

@. Tamil Nadu farmers condemn Mandsaur incident, hold protest in Chennai

@. Going Green; Electric buses are test driven in Chennai

@. Firm buys 2,500 acres of land in Chennai suburb, proposes to build second airport

@. Chennai boy creates world record; solves Rubik’s Cubes while pushing pedals


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