Events to check out: Music, Workshops, Art

MUSIC

CLASSICAL DANCE AT TEMPLE

Navapallava : Young dancers’ festival is  on  June 15 – features Sarita Mishra (Odissi) from Bangalore and Vithya Arasu (Bharathanatyam) from Pondicherry. At  Sri  Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore. 6 p.m.

REMEMBERING PALGHAT MANI IYER

‘Gurusmaranam’, a trust dedicated to  music maestro Palghat T. S. Mani Iyer  will be inaugurated on  June 16. Dr. Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman and P. C. Ramakrishna will preside. Audio excerpts from concerts featuring Mani Iyer will be played. A quiz  on the artiste will be conducted  by Venkatachalam Ayyar. At Raga Sudha Hall, Luz. 6.15 p.m.

ART

SKETCH / DRAW AT MYLAPORE TEMPLE

If you enjoy sketching / drawing or are into water colours and want to do this live at a location in the city, then join the Chennai Weekend Artists (CWA) this Sunday at their weekly meet-up. The venue is Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. The group meets at 9 a.m. and works here till about noon. Catch up with Priya Iyer who is hosting this Sunday’s sketching session. Bring your materials.  Photo on this page is illustration by Alok.

WORKSHOPS

RARE CARNATIC MUSIC COMPOSITIONS

Violinist R. K. Shriram Kumar  will conduct  a learning session on rare compositions of great composers and  give tips on manodharma. The event by Charsur is on June 18 and 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is required. Venue: Indira Ranganathan Trust, C. P. Ramaswami Road. Contact 9884549716

ORIGAMI

Origami 101 a beginners workshop  by Kartik will be held on June 16 – from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. At the  Madras Art Store, Mookambika Complex, C. P. Ramaswamy Road. All materials will be provided. Prior registration is required. Contact: 97909 95771. Hosted by Hindustan Trading Company.

COURSE ON STORY TELLING

World Storytelling  Institute presents a 11-session course on story telling therapy at its premises in Alwarpet. It is on June 16 from  3 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Paid event. Contact: 9840394282.

MONSOON LANDSCAPE PAINTING

A water colour painting workshop  on ‘How To Paint A Monsoon Landscape’ will be held  at 2 p.m. on June 16.  The event will train participants on how to compose  a monsoon landscape capturing clouds, grasslands, mountains, trees and the rain. Starts 2 p.m. At Wandering  Artist premises, R. A . Puram.

ART  THERAPY

Want to  overcome stress, depression and anxiety? Attend  the  art therapy workshop to  be held on June 15.  It will also have an Open House session with art therapist Sudarsan Vennamalli.  Open to all.  At Wandering Artist premises, R . A . Puram. 4 p.m.  For details call 9500042435.

 STORYTELLING FOR ADULTS

‘Hand Made Folk Tales’ a story-telling  event for adults will be conducted by Vikram Sridhar. The event  will be in both  English and Tamil. At Curio Play, Alwarpet. For details call 9945799224.

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