Weekend Events Summary

Jul. 29-30,’17: List of Selected Weekend Events @ Chennai

***Arts & Culture***

@. Jul. 29, Sat, 5 P.M.: Exclusive Curtain Raiser ft. Kiranmayee Madupu in “Vishwakarma” interactive (classical) dance session at Mantra Gold Coatings, TTK Road. More…

@. Jul. 29, Sat, 7 P.M.: Swati Nrityotsavam classical dance concert by Krithika Subramanian at Anantha Padmanabhaswami Temple, Adyar. More…

@. Jul. 29-30, Sat-Sun, 10 A.M. to 1 P.M.: Nritya Samrachana 2017 – talks on musicality of Tanjore Quartet, Papanasam Sivan at Madras Music Academy, TTK Road. More…

@. [Next Week] Aug. 1, Tue, 11 A.M.: The Father of Indian Prehistory – Documentary Movie Screening at Museum Theatre, Egmore. Free entry. More…

***Business***

@. Jul. 29, Sat, 6-9 P.M.: Product Hunt Chennai (Conversation) Meetup 2017 by Freshdesk at Perungudi. Free entry. More…

***Conversations & Heritage***

@. Jul. 30, Sun, 4-7 P.M.: Chennai Edition | Stories Worth Sharing storytelling meet up at Marina Beach. Free entry. More…

***Drama, Standup & Shows***

@. Jul. 29, Sat, 5 P.M.: Kaapi Chronicles #1 poetry, stand up comedy, short film screening at Backyard, Adyar. More…

@. Jul. 29, Sat, 8 P.M.: Quli: Dilon Ka Shahzaada Theatre directed by Mohammed Ali Baig at Intercontinental Resorts, Mahabalipuram. More…

@. Jul. 30, Sun, 4 P.M.: Meendum Crazy Thieves Tamil Comedy Drama by Crazy Mohan and Team at PT Thiyagaraya Hall, T Nagar. 7 P.M.: Same play at Russian Culture Centre, Alwarpet. More…

@. Jul. 30, Sun, 7 P.M.: ONE MORE EXORCIST Tamil Comedy Drama by S.Ve.Shekhar and team at PT Thiyagaraya Hall, T. Nagar. More…

@. Jul. 30, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Evam Presents Sunday LOL stand up comedy show at Bay 146, Hotel Savera, Mylapore. More…

@. Jul. 30, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Madras Mic Drop open-mic event for artists at Madras Dance Arts, Nelson Manickam Road, Chennai. More…

***Exhibition & Conference***

@. Jul. 28 – 30, Fri – Sun, 10 A.M. to 6 P.M.: Medicall Expo – Hospital Needs & Equipment exhibition is scheduled to take place at Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

@. Jul. 21 – 31.: The Chennai Puthaga Thiruvizha 2017 (சென்னை புத்தகத் திருவிழா) book exhibition is happening at YMCA Royapetta grounds. More…

***Movies, Music & Dance***

@. Interesting movies releasing this week in Chennai –

  • Tamil: Nibunan (My review); Kootathil Oruthan (Ashok Selvan, Priya Anand).
  • Hindi: Mubarakan, Baaraat Company.
  • English: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets; Berlin Syndrome.

@. Jul. 29, Sat, 7 P.M.: Parikrama Live Rock Music,  a combination of Western & Indian instruments, at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery, Chennai. More…

@. Jul. 29-30, Sat-Sun, 3.30 & 7.30 P.M.: Kirukku Nagaram Express one-hour musical play by Crea Shakthi Team at Sri Sankara Hall, Alwarpet. More…

@. Jul. 30, Sun, 4-6 P.M.: Kishore Kumar Unplugged Karaoke singing event where you can sing Kishore Kumar’s songs. At The Learning Community at Quest, Palavakkam. More…

@. Jul. 30, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Super Hit Songs of Mellisai Mannan M.S.V. music concert by Roshini Fine Arts at RC Centre, Alwarpet. More…

@. Jul. 30, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Andru Muthal Inru Varai by music concert Naveen Fine Arts at Raja Annamalai Mandram, Parrys Corner. More…

@. Jul. 31 – Aug. 2.: Taiwanese Film Festival at Russian Centre of Science & Culture, Alwarpet. More…

***Others***

@. Jul. 30, Sun, 10 A.M. to 9 P.M.: Fun Food by Party on Wheels (traveling food truck) food + events at Chinnaswamy Marriage Auditorium, Mogappair. More…

@. Jul. 29, Sat, 7 P.M.: Avis Viswanathan in conversation with Mahesh Venkateswaran (Bliss Catchers) at Odyssey, Adyar.

***Social & Sustainability***

@. Jul. 29, Sat, 4 P.M.: Indian Puppy Adoption Drive at Forum Vijaya Mall, Vadapalani. Free entry. More…

***Sports***

@. Jul. 22 – Aug. 20.: TNPL – Tamil Nadu Premier League 2017 (T20 Cricket tournament) at Chepak Stadium, among other venues. More…

***Workshops & Contests***

@. Jul. 29, Sat, 3 P.M.: Trash Cooking Workshop to teach how to use/cook veg. & fruit left overs from the kitchen at The Farm, OMR. More…

@. Jul. 29, Sat, 4.30 P.M.: 5 sensory immersive yoga experience at Rutland Gate Studio, Chennai. More…

@. Jul. 29, Sat, 7 P.M.: Success Mantra – The Path to Progress self-improvement workshop by Gaur Gopal Das at The Music Academy, TTK Road. More…

***Products of the Week***

@. Sony MHC V50D stand-alone home audio system with party lights, karaoke mode, motion control, DJ effects, etc. More….

@. Mi Max 2 Mobile: Xiaomi’s large smartphone with a 6.5″ screen, 5300 mAh battery, metal unibody, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB Internal storage, Snapdragon 625 processor. More…

***News that went Viral over the last One Week at Chennai***

@. Chennai Engineering student invents power aid that can charge mobiles while riding motorbike.

@. Plea in SC to let Tirupati temple exchange demonetised notes worth Rs 8.29 crore.

@. Decommissioned Submarine languishes in Chennai.

@. AIFF confirms Champions Cup (International Football tournament) in Chennai this year.

@. 83% in Chennai won’t wear a helmet without penalty.

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