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Vintage Hollywood classic and dance night – weekend events

April 23, 2017

VINTAGE MOVIE SCREENING – Vintage Heritage has organised the screening of the 1934 Hollywood classic movie ‘Now and Forever’ starring Gary Copper and Shirley Temple. On Apr 23, 11 a.m. At P. S. High School, 215, R. K. Mutt Road, Mylapore. Ph: 24728396, 9444411091, 9444047714.

DANCE NIGHT – Athma Laya’s yearly Dance Hour Nite is scheduled on Apr 23. This year’s show will feature more than 85 women in the age group of 25 – 78. Special feature this year is presentation of excerpts from ‘Marangalin Kathai’ conceptualised by Dr. Pranavi Prasad. At Chettinad Vidyashram auditorium, 6 p.m. For details call 9884953013.

April 23, 2017

Art and storytelling shows; this weekend

ART IN THE PARK – Art in the Park is a collaborative session where participants will be blindfolded and partnered with a stranger, to come up with a piece of art. On Apr 23. At Nageswara Rao Park. Registration (Rs. 50) […]

April 22, 2017

Blood donation camp held at local church to celebrate Good Friday

For the past 10 years, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, San Thome has been doing something unique to celebrate Good Friday. A blood donation camp was held on April 14 in association with Madras Voluntary Blood Bureau and Gosha […]

April 22, 2017

Prayer for rain; At Sri Karaneeswarar Temple tomorrow

A special prayer for rain has been arranged at Sri Karaneeswarar Temple, Bazaar Road, Mylapore tomorrow morning. Sri Thiruganansambandar’s pathigam will be read and a varuna japam will be held. Devotees will then carry the water used for the japam […]

April 22, 2017

Garbage issues and broken bins frustrates residents at C. I. T. Colony, Mylapore

Garbage issues and broken bins frustrates residents at C. I. T. Colony, Mylapore

At C. I. T. Colony, Mylapore, the residents are frustrated. Despite repeated appeals to the civic authorities to clean the garbage and change the bins, no action has been taken. Says Ramdas Naik, a resident and a committee member of […]

April 22, 2017

Annual Thamizh theatre fest of Kartik Fine Arts opens April 22 evening

Thrillers. Comedy. Social Themes. All these will be integral to each of the 12 new Thamizh plays that go on board at the annual theatre fest of Kartik Fine arts, April 22 to May 3, daily 7 pm at Narada […]

April 22, 2017

Clock in Mandavelipakkam park stops functioning

Clock in Mandavelipakkam park stops functioning

The public clock atop a tower set up inside Chennai Corporation’s park on Lazarus Church Road seems to have frozen in time. Civic officials had set it right the last time it stopped functioning. This large park is a busy […]

April 22, 2017

Weekend events: Tamil and English plays

TAMIL COMEDY – Madras Naadaga Company’s full length comedy play is titled ‘Rendum Onnum Naalu’ and will be presented on Apr 22 at Sivagami Petatchi Auditorium, Luz Church Road, 6.45 p.m. For details contact 9840787246. SHORT ENGLISH PLAYS – Weekend theater series curated […]

April 22, 2017

Things to do this weekend: mind tricks, comedy, ‘Happiness’ chat

Things to do this weekend: mind tricks, comedy, 'Happiness' chat

MIND TRICKS – India’s first Merlin Medal winner, Arun Loganathan, will perform live in a show named ‘Never Mind’. An evening of mindreading skills and his intuitive abilities. On Apr 22, 6 p.m. At Russian Cultural Center, Alwarpet. Tickets at […]

April 21, 2017

An evening of ghazals; by Anup Jalota

Rajasthani Healthcare Foundation, in aid of healthcare infrastructure, has organised an evening of ghazals, bhajans and songs by Anup Jalota.  On Apr 22, 7 p.m. At The Music Academy.

April 21, 2017

Tribute to composer Muthuswamy Dikshitar

Veenavaadhini Sampradaya Sangit Trust at Venkatakrishna Road, R. A. Puram is celebrating the 242nd jayanthi of guru Muthuswamy Dikshitar on April 29 and 30. The event will be inaugurated by the chief guest Dr. Malathi Rangaswami, vice president, Music Academy, […]

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