Weekend Events Summary

Jan. 13-14, 2018: Weekend Events @ Chennai

***Pongal Special Events***

@. Jan. 14 & 15, Sun & Mon, 11 A.M. to 5 P.M.: Street Food & Garden Fest, Tamil Nadu folk dances for Pongal at DakshinaChitra, Muttukkadu, ECR. More…

@. Jan. 14-16, 3 P.M. Onwards: Pongal Kondattam Cultural events – comedy, music, mimicry, etc. in OMR at Shri Umadri Mahal at Sholinganallur. More…

@. Jan. 14-17, Sun-Tue.: Pongal Celebration at Decathlon Perungudi with various games and cultural activities @ Decathlon Showroom, Perungudi. More…

***Arts & Culture***

@. Jan. 13 & 14, Sat & Sun, 11 A.M. to 8 P.M.: Poochi Art, an Exhibition of Photographs, Art & Lines on just insects by Poochi Venkat at Wandering Artist, RA Puram. More…

@. Jan. 13, Sat, 4 P.M.: Abbas Cultural Presents Kalai Vizha 2018 – Classical Music Concert by Padmasri Aruna Sairam at Kamarajar Arangam, Teynampet. More…

@. Jan. 13, Sat, 7.15 P.M. to 8.45 P.M.: Shadaksharam Dance Drama at Mylapore Fine Arts Club, Chennai. More…

@. Jan. 14, Sun, 7 P.M.: Abbas Cultural Presents Kalai Vizha 2018 – Prestigious Classical Music Concert by Padmavibushan Dr. K J Yesudas at Kamarajar Arangam, Teynampet. More…

***Books & Poetry***

@. Jan. 10 – 22, 11 A.M. to 9 P.M. (Weekends); 2 P.M. to 9 P.M. (Weekdays): Chennai Book Fair 2018 at St. George’s Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School, EVR Road, Shenoy Nagar. More…

@. Jan. 14-16, Sun-Tue, 9 A.M. to 7 P.M.: The Hindu Lit for Life literature festival at Sir Mutha Venkatasubbarao Concert hall, Harrington Road. More…

***Drama, Standup & Shows***

@. Jan. 13, Sat, 4-6 P.M.: Photographic Memories: Open Mic, Narrative storytelling with Janaki Sabesh at Wandering Artist, RA Puram. More…

@. Jan. 13, Sat, 5 P.M. – 7.30 P.M.: Mocktale – an evening of poetry, music, and comedy at Arama Cafe, Adyar. More…

@. Jan. 13, Sat, 7 P.M.: LOL with Daniel Fernandes, Kunal Kamra Standup Comedy Show at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. More…

@. Jan. 13, Sun, 7 P.M.: The Artist’s Soul: A Celebration of Amitabh Bachchan (talk) by Avis Viswanathan at Wandering Artist, RA Puram. More…

@. Jan. 13, Sat, 7.30 P.M.: Comedy for the Soul – standup comedy at Soul Garden, Alwarpet. More…

@. Jan. 14, Sun, 7 P.M.: Boarding Das Tour by Vir Das (English Standup Comedy) at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. More…

***Exhibitions & Conference***

@. Jan. 3-14, 10.30 A.M. to 8.30 P.M.: Dastkaar Nature Expo @ Valluvar Kottam showcasing textiles, handlooms, and handicrafts. More…

@. Jan. 13-15, Sat-Mon, 10 A.M. to 8.30 P.M.: Furniture Fair 2018 @ Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

@. Jan. 14-16, Sun-Tue, 10 A.M. to 8.30 P.M.: Biking India 2018 Exhibition @ Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

***Kids & Games***

@. Jan. 13, Sat, 5 P.M.: Drawings come to life with Chetan Sharma – An interactive session with the artist behind Karadi Tales comic books at Odyssey, Adyar. More…

***Music, Movies & Dance***

@. Interesting movies releasing this weekend @ Chennai –

@. Jan. 13, Sat, 5.30 P.M.: Rock Show, Saarang 2018 – Veil Of Maya and Agam Music Concert (Rock) at IIT Madras Open Air Theater. More…

@. Jan. 13, Sat, 8.30 P.M.: Man from Earth Movie Screening Chennai (Incl. Online Q&A with the Director) at Ashvita Nirvana, Besant Nagar. More…

@. Jan. 14, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Popular Night, Saarang 2018, Farhan Akhtar and Haricharan Live Cine Music Concert at IIT Madras Open Air Theater. More…

***Sports***

@. Jan. 13, Sat, 8 P.M.: Chennaiyin FC v FC Pune City Indian Super League Football match at Jawaharlal Stadium, Chennai. More…

***Workshops & Contests***

@. Jan. 13, Sat, 2 P.M. to 5 P.M.: Warli Painting Workshop Yaksha Boutique, Indira Nagar, Adyar. More…

@. Jan. 15, Mon, 5.30 P.M. to 7.30 P.M.: Organic Terrace Garden Workshop at Ashvita Bistro, Alwarpet. More…

***Products of the Week***

$. Amazon Deal of the Day: Discounts on all Prestige Appliances.

$. Emotix Miko – India’s First Companion Robot for Kids that can talk and engage your child by itself! Check it out on Flipkart from here.

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

#. Tamil Nadu bus strike ends, employees to resume work immediately

#. IPL 2018 itinerary out, Mumbai Indians to play Chennai Super Kings in the tournament opener

#. Chennai Filmmakers Give Our “Fair And Lovely” Gods A Darker, More Real Makeover

#. Suresh Raina to be CSK’s vice-captain for IPL 2018

#. Chennai woman stands up to harassment, warns others by posting shocking conversation

#. I-T searches 130 premises of south India-based jewelry chains 

 

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