Weekend Events Summary

Interesting Events this Weekend @ Chennai (Aug. 26,27 – 2017)

***Arts & Culture***

@. Aug. 26-31.: List of Annual Madras Day Events to celebrate the city’s birthday. More…

@. Aug. 27-31, Sun-Thu.: Mudra’s Veenotsav ’17 Veena Music Concerts at Infosys Hall, Sri Ramakrishna Mission Hall, T. Nagar. These concerts are also being streamed live online. More…

***Books & Poetry***

@. Aug. 26, Sat, 11 A.M. to 12.30 P.M.: Book Launch – Simply Being Sidds, a memoir at Vidya Sagar Auditorium, Kotturpuram. More…

***Conversations & Heritage***

@. Aug. 26, Sat, 7 P.M.: The Bliss Catchers, conversations with people who have chosen unconventional careers, by Avis Viswanathan at Odyssey, Adyar. More…

***Drama, Standup & Shows***

@. Aug. 26, Sat, 5 P.M.: Kala Gala 5.0 stand up comedy show at Cafe Central: Chennai, T. Nagar. More…

@. Aug. 26, Sat, 7.30 P.M.: Brew – Haha by Chennai Comedy stand-up comedy show at The English Tearoom: Chennai, Alwarpet. More…

@. Aug. 26 & 27, Sat & Sun, 7.30 P.M.: I* – “An immersive affair with yourself” English Theatre at Wandering Artist, R A Puram. More…

@. Aug. 27, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Shreekumar Varma’s FIVE – a political satire (play) at Sir Mutha Venkata Subba Rao Concert Hall, Chetpet. More…

@. Aug. 27, Sun, 7 P.M.: Evam Presents Praveen Kumar’s 36 Vayadhinile – A Tamizh Stand-Up Show at Museum Theatre, Egmore. More…

@. Aug. 27, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Evam Presents Sunday LOL stand-up comedy at Bay 146 Featuring Manoj Mento at Bay 146, Hotel Savera, Mylapore. More…

@. Aug. 27, Sun, 8 P.M.: Equality What? a comedy show about gender equality, open mic and live music at The Vault, T. Nagar. More…

***Exhibition & Conference***

@. Aug. 25-28, Fri-Mon, 10 A.M. to 8.30 P.M.: Furniture Fair 2017 at Chennai Trade Center. Nandambakkam. Entry: Rs. 40.

@. Aug. 26-27, Sat-Sun, 10 A.M. to 8 P.M.: The Hindu Group presents Living Spaces 2017 property fair at Chennai Trade Center, Nandambakkam. More…

@. Aug. 26, Sat, 10 A.M. to 9 P.M.: Homespun 2017 – a pop-up show (garments & accessories) at Humming Room, Nungambakkam. Free entryMore…

***Movies, Music & Dance***

@. Interesting movies releasing this weekend @ Chennai –

  • TamilVivegam starring Ajith Kumar and Kajal Aggarwal. My review.
  • HindiA Gentleman (Siddharth Malhotra, Jacqueline Fernandez); Babumoshai Bandookbaaz (Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bidita Bag).

@. Aug. 26, Sat, 6 – 9 P.M.: Yaazhi At Live 101 Music Concert at Unwind Centre, Adyar. More…

@. Aug. 26, Sat, 7-8.30 P.M.: Live Music Concert/Performance by Roe Vincent at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. More…

@. Aug. 27, Sun, 6.45 P.M.: Sri Devi Fine Arts Presents Anbulla SPB cine music concert (Tamil songs) by Mounaragam Murali at Sir Pitty Thyagaraja Hall, T. Nagar. More…

***Others***

@. [Next Week] Aug. 28, Mon, 6-8 P.M.: Storytrails audio tours launch party at The Folly, Amethyst, Royapettah. More…

***Workshops & Contests***

@. Aug. 26, Sat, 3 – 5.30 P.M.: Blogging 101 – a workshop on blog writing for beginners at Backyard, Adyar. More…

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

@. Vivegam mass cut out at Ganga Theater, Chennai.

@. Chennai youth develops Nano Missile.

@. Rosapoo chinna rosapoo.. Priyamani gets married to Mustafa Raj. See pictures, video.

@. Vijayanagar Bus Terminus to be moved to Velachery MRTS Station.

@. Girl leaps off 7th floor in Chennai, cops probe Blue Whale link.

***Product of the Week***

@. Lenovo K8 Note Mobile. Next Sale starts on Sep. 01.

Chennai.buzz


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