Weekend Events Summary

1-2 July ’17: Selected Events in Chennai this Weekend

***Arts & Culture***

@. Jul. 01-02, Sat-Sun.: Yagnaraman July Fest 2017 classical music concerts at Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai. More…

@. Jul. 01, Sat, 7 P.M.: Nirmukti – Back to Nature Dance Concert based on Ramayana at Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar. More…

@. Jul. 02, Sun, 6 P.M.: ‘Nrithya Vaibhavam’ Bharatanatya Classical Dance Arangetram of Selvi V Thara at Rani Seethai Hall, Gemini. Free entry. More…

***Books & Poetry***

@. Jul. 01, Sat, 11 A.M. to 1 P.M.: Human Library Chennai – Chapter 1 where human beings can be borrowed like books and borrowers can listen to their stories for 20-30 minutes. At British Council, Thousand Lights area. Free entryMore…

***Conversations & Heritage***

@. Jul. 02, Sun, 6.15 A.M.: Photowalk #113: Madampakkam by The Chennai Photowalk starting from  Rajakilpakkam Junction Bus Stop off Velachery Tambaram Main Road, Chennai. Free entry. More…

@. Jul. 02, Sun, 6.30 A.M.: Young Weirdos Meetup at Urban Desi House, Thoraipakkam. Free entryMore…

***Drama, Standup & Shows***

@. Jul. 01, Sat, 3 P.M.: Madras Mic Drop talk/poetry/comedy, etc. at Wandering Artist, RA Puram. More…

@. Jul. 01, Sat, 7 P.M.: Crazy Mohan’s MEENDUM CRAZY THIEVES humorous Tamil drama at Russian Culture Centre, Alwarpet. More…

@. Jul. 01, Sat, 7.30 P.M.: Stairway to Laughter Standup Comedy show at Wandering Artist, RA Puram. More…

@. Jul. 02, Sun, 3 & 7 P.M.: Crea-Shakti presents Urban Mirage plays/anthologies based on Haruki Murakami’s works at Chettinad Harishree Vidhyashram, RA Puram. More…

@. Jul. 02, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: The Waiting Rooms Gujarati Play at The Music Academy, TTK Road. More…

@. Jul. 02, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Evam Presents New Material Nights Standup Comedy show at Bay 146, Hotel Savera, Mylapore, Chennai. More…

***Exhibition & Conference***

@. Jun. 30 – Jul. 03, Fri-Mon, 10 A.M. to 8 P.M.: The Big Jumbo Aadi Sale exhibition of home improvement products at Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

@. Jun. 30 – Jul. 09, 11 A.M. to 8 P.M.: Hastakala exhibition-cum-sale at Kalakshetra Foundation, Thiruvanmayur. Free entry. More…

@. Jul. 01, Sat, 10 A.M.: A Curated Collection of Exclusive Handwoven Pure Benarsi Saris & Dress Materials (Exhibition & Sale) at Rutland Gate Studio, Chennai – 06. More…

***Hotels, Malls & Resorts***

@. July 01: Meet Spiderman at Forum Vijaya Mall, Vadapalani and take a selfie with him!

***Movies, Music & Dance***

@. Interesting movies releasing in Chennai this weekend:

@. Jul. 01, Sat, 6 P.M.: NOx – Live Music Concert at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. Free entry. More…

@. Jul. 01, Sat, 8 P.M.: White Wizard Live in Chennai Live Music & Party by MAD Vibes at Pulse – Radisson Blu Egmore – City Centre. More…

@. Jul. 02, Sun, 4.30 P.M.: Film Screening: Close-Up (Abbas Kiarostami, Iranian, 1990) at Panuval Bookstore, Thiruvanmayur. Free entry. More…

@. Jul. 02, Sun, 6 P.M.: Inbam Endra Bodhaiyale Tamil Movie Public Preview Screening at Mm Preview Theatre, Kodambakkam. Free entry. More…

@. Jul. 02, Sun, 6 P.M.: Forte – LIVE Music Concert at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. Free entry. More…

***Sustainability & Social***

@. Jul. 01, Sat, 10.30 A.M.: Not In My Name protest against lynching and mobocracy at Valluvar Kottam, Nungambakkam, Chennai. More…

***Workshops & Contests***

@. Jul. 01, Sat, 3-6 P.M.: Portrait Sketching Study Session with a Live Model workshop at Aavishkaar’s WORK SPACE, Alwarpet. More…

@. Jul 1-2, Sat-Sun, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.: Science of Deep Learning educational workshop at Courtyard, Chennai. More…

***Products of the Week***

@1. Kayos Anti-Stress Fidget Cube, Reduces Stress and Anxiety for Children and Adults.

@2. OnePlus 5 (Slate Gray, 6GB RAM + 64GB memory) mobile phone. An Android phone with the highest possible specifications today at good price.

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

@. Tamil Nadu faces worst drought in 140 years, Chennai drinking water supply restricted by 50%

@. From Chennai to the US: Anantha P Chandrakasan named dean of MIT’s School of Engineering

@. Freebie culture rocks Tamil Nadu’s financial boat

@. 14 Things You Should Never Ever Say To Someone From Chennai

@. Long-distance running helped this Chennai woman shed 50kg and learn life lessons

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