Weekend Events Summary

19,20 Aug.’17: A List of Interesting Weekend Events in Chennai

***Conversations & Heritage***

@. Aug. 19, Sat, 2.30 P.M.: Knowing Madras through a Quiz – by S. Muthiah at Madras Literary Society, Nungambakkam. More…

@. Aug. 20, Sun, 10 A.M.: History of the Madras Museum heritage walk at Govt. Museum, Egmore. Free entry. More…

@. Aug. 20, Sun, 11.15 A.M.: Arms and Weapons Gallery: Two Wars and a Mutiny heritage walk at Govt. Museum, Egmore. Free entry. More…

@. Aug. 20, Sun, 4 P.M.: Antoine Lavoisier and The Origin Of Modern Chemistry (discussion about science) at Wandering Artist, RA Puram. More…

@. Aug. 20, Sun, 5 P.M.: Madras Day Tree Walk (talks about trees, types, their conservation, etc.) at Anna Nagar Tower Park by Nizhal at Anna Nagar. More…

***Drama, Standup & Shows***

@. Aug. 19, Sat, 7.30 P.M.: Laugh Off: Family Matters stand-up comedy show at Backyard, Adyar, Chennai. More…

@. Aug. 19, Sat, 7.30 P.M.: No Rest in the Kingdom English humorous play about the hilariousness of being a woman in this country. More…

@. Aug. 20, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Evam Presents Alcoholics Atrocious stand-up comedy show at Bay 146, Hotel Savera, Mylapore. More…

@. Aug. 20, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Snapshots of A Fervid Sunrise English play at Museum Theater, Egmore. More…

***Exhibitions & Conference***

@. Aug. 18-20, Fri-Sun, 10 A.M. to 6 P.M.: Print Expo – 2017, 9th International Exhibition & Conference on Pre-press, Press, Print Finishing, Converting, Signage at Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. Free entryMore…

@. Aug. 19-20, Sat-Sun.: Real Dream Home Property Expo 2017 at Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

@. Aug. 18-20, Fri-Sun, 11 A.M. to 8 P.M.: Eyes Of Madras, Photo Exhibition by Chennai Photowalk at CP Art Centre, Chennai – 18. More…

@. Until 27th Aug., 10.30 A.M. to 8.30 P.M.: Weaves & Crafts Exhibition-cum-Sale of handloom and handicrafts from all over India at Valluvar Kottam. Free entry.

@. Aug. 20, Sun, 9 A.M. to 1.30 P.M.: The Chennai Heritage Auto Show 2017 showcasing vintage cars at Sri Ramachandra Convention Center, Thiruvanmayur. Inauguration by actor Vikram Prabhu. Free entry.

***Hotels, Malls & Resorts***

@. Aug. 19 & 20, Sat & Sun, 7 P.M.: Madras Day festival – Floor play (Dance) by Anita Ratnam and group; Stand-up comedy with Alex, Mervyn & Praveen. More…

***Movies, Music & Dance***

@. Interesting movies releasing this weekend in Chennai –

  • Bareilly Ki Barfi (Hindi, Comedy-Romance) – Ayushmann Khurrana, Rajkummar Rao, Kriti Sanon.
  • Annabelle: Creation (English, Horror).
  • Next Thu, Aug. 24.: Thala Ajith Kumar’s Vivegam movie is going to release.

@. Aug. 19, Sat, 6.30 P.M.: Mirchi Live with Thaikkudam Bridge and Agam Live Music Concert at Sir Mutha Venkata Subba Rao Concert Hall, Harrington Road. More…

@. Aug. 19, Sat, 6.30 P.M.: Sangamam Music Concert (Tamil songs) at Rajah Annamalai Mandram, Parrys corner. More…

@. Aug. 19, Sat, 6.30 P.M.: Live Music Evening Chriz and Serophina at Aegam Cafe, Gowriwakkam. Free entryMore…

@. Aug. 20, Sun, 6 P.M.: Raag Roop Aur Rang-Ustad Amjad Ali Khan Musical Concert (Bengali) at Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road. More…

***Workshops & Contests***

@. Aug. 19, Sat, 9 A.M.: Live Technical Workshop On Harley Davidson Bike And Mercedes Gla Car at IITM Research Park, Taramani, Chennai. More…

@. Take a 10-second selfie video listing as many things that are uniquely Chennai to win passes for a free trip around Chennai on Aug. 19 & 20. More…

***Others***

@. Aug. 19, Sat, 5.30 P.M.: Mylapore Food Walk at Mylapore and surrounding areas starting from Indian Bank, North Mada Street. More…

@. Aug. 19 & 20, Sat & Sun.: Nam Veedu Nam Oor Nam Kadhai exhibitions and contests on the theme ‘Anna Nagar‘ at JustBooks, Anna Nagar. More…

@. Aug. 20, Sun, 8.30 A.M.: Sowcarpet Food Walk at Mint Street (Sowkarpet area) starting from Mansukhlal Mithaiwala, next to Ekambareeswarar Temple, Park Town. More…

@. Aug. 2017: Chennai International Youth Festival 2017 – Multiple events/contests at Multiple venues for the youth. More…

@. Aug. 20, Sun, 6 – 9 A.M.: Car-free Sundays at Elliot’s beach & Marina beach with multiple activities. More…

***Viral News in Chennai last week***

@. Mike Hussey open to CSK coaching role.

@. Sarahah For Good: How A Chennai NGO Is Using The App To Raise Awareness On Child Sexual Abuse.

@. Close-shave for 40 passengers as Bengaluru to Chennai bus catches fire.

@. A Chennai student develops device to reduce rapes.

@. Rajnikanth to attend Mahesh Babu’s Spyder movie release in Chennai.

@. Chennai: Man Protested Against Pandal Damaging Roads, Authorities Had To Bend Down & Shift Its Location.

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