Weekend Events Summary

Weekend Events @ Chennai (Jan. 27,28 2018)

***Arts & Crafts***

@. Jan. 27, Sat, 6.30 P.M.: Citi-NCPA Aadi Anant Festival Hindustani Vocal concert – traditional compositions of bada khayal, chhota khayal and tarana at Madras Music Academy, TTK Road. More…

@. Jan. 28, Sun, 6.30 P.M.: Ravaneeyam – South India’s Biggest Bharatanatyam Utsav 2018 at Madras Music Academy, TTK Road. More… Tickets…

@. Jan. 28, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Hakanaï Adrien M & Claire B. Company – Chennai Links digital and performing arts with this 40-minute solo dance performance at Sir. Mutha Venkatasubbarao concert hall, Chetpet. More…

***Drama, Standup & Shows***

@. Jan. 27, Sat, 7 P.M.: Live 101 / OPEN MIC session for performers in arts and music at Unwind Center, Adyar. More…

@. Jan. 27, Sat, 7.30 P.M.: Chennai Comedy presents Brew-Haha standup comedy show at The English Tea Room, Alwarpet. More…

@. Jan. 28, Sun, 3.30 & 7.30 P.M.: Stranger Needs, a humorous English play by Crea-Shakti productions at Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam, RA Puram. More…

@. Jan. 28, Sun, 6-8 P.M.: Open-mic, themed (illusion) personal storytelling event at Tea Trails Cafe, Nungambakkam. More…

@. Jan. 28, Sun, 7 P.M.: ALWAA – S. Ve. Shekher’s Tamil Comedy Drama at Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar. More…

@. Jan. 28, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Evam Presents Just Made That Up standup comedy show at Bay 146, Hotel Savera, Mylapore. More…

***Exhibition & Contest***

@. Jan. 25 – 28, Fri – Sun, 10 A.M. to 8.30 P.M.: Furniture, Interior & Home Appliances expo at Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

@. Jan. 23 – Feb. 03, 11 A.M. to 8 P.M.: National Level special handloom expo at Valluvar Kottam.

@. Jan. 19 – 28, 10.30 A.M. to 8.30 P.M.: Cottage presents Crafts & Weaves exhibition-cum-sale of exclusive handlooms and handicrafts at TNHB community hall, Besant Nagar.

@. Jan. 28, Sun, 6 A.M. to 1 P.M.: GoliSoda’s Sunday Market featuring organic, fresh and locally sourced products at Ashvita Nirvana, Besant Nagar. More…

***Kids & Games***

@. Jan. 27, Sat, 10.30 A.M.: The Little Chocolatier – Chocolate Making Workshop for Kids at Weebees, RA Puram, Chennai. More…

@. Jan. 28, Sun.: KIDx Asia – Kidspreneur organized event with talks and performances for kids at Express Avenue, Royapettah, Chennai. More…

***Movies, Music & Dance***

@. Interesting movies releasing in Chennai this weekend – 

  • Tamil: Nimir – Udhayanidhi Stalin, Namitha, Parvathi Menon; Bhaagamathie (Tamil, Telugu) – Anushka Shetty.
  • Hindi: Padmaavat – Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor.

@. Jan. 27, Sat, 7 P.M.: Red Bindu Project Presents Unstage – Ragavan Manian Music Concert at Backyard, Adyar. More… Tickets…

@. Jan. 28, Sun, 6.45 P.M.: ISSAI PAYANAGAL cine music concert at Raja Annamalai Mandram, Broadway. More…

@. Jan. 28, Sun, 7 P.M.: On That Note music concert by two artists on the theme “nostalgia” at Wandering Artist, RA Puram. More…

***Spiritual***

@. Jan. 24 – 29, 10 A.M. to 9 P.M.: 9-வது இந்து ஆன்மிக மற்றும் சேவை கண்காட்சி 9th Hindu Spiritual Fair at Guru Nanak College, Velachery. More…

***Sustainability & Social***

@. Jan. 28, Sun, 7 A.M.: Thuvakkam organizes Miyawaki Afforestation Drive at Valluvar Kottam. More…

***Workshops & Contests***

@. Jan. 27, Sun, 10.30 A.M.: De-mystifying the Cheesecake workshop on cheesecake making at Kase, Abhiramapuram. More…

@. Jan. 27 & 28, Sat & Sun, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.: Maiyam Kalaikkuzhu is organizing a workshop for Parayattam (அடிப்படை பறையாட்ட பயிற்சி முகாம்). More…

@. Jan. 28, Sun, 1 P.M.: Sand Sculpting Contest’ 18 at Palavakkam Beach hosted by Ezone India and Save A Turtle. More…

***Interesting Products & Deals***

$. Strontium Nitro 16GB Class 10 UHS-1 MicroSDHC Card (SRN16GTFU1R) (Deal – Get it fast); Strontium Pollex 16GB USB Pen Drive (Black/Red) (Deal – Get it fast)

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

#. IPL Auction 2018: Mahendra Singh Dhoni reveals a special plan

#. Chennai Cab Driver immolates self after altercation with cops

#. Bus fare hike sets off a chain of protests across T.N.

#. Petrol, Diesel prices continue to spiral (up)

#. Tamil Nadu Trade Fair takes off in Island Grounds, Chennai

#. Indian Railways to Introduce World Class High-speed Trains Soon, to Replace Rajdhani, Shatabdi – coaches to be made in ICF, Chennai

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