Madras Day listings

Aug. 20 to 30
Painting exhibition on ‘Madras .. Madras’ by Arun R. Dhinakara Sundar, Koteeswaran S. P. Nagaraj, Sundaram, C. Pandiselvam and R. S. Vilvapriyah. At Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Open to all.

Aug. 21 to 28, 2011
Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographs of Paul Cohn and Mohandass.
Inauguration on Aug. 21. At 6 p.m. by Mr.Shankar Rao, Vice Consul, US Consulate General, followed by a dialogue between Paul Cohn and Mohandass.
Exhibition is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
At Studio Palazzo-an Art Gallery, No. 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet. Phone: 42030546

Aug. 21 to 28
Madraspatinam photo archive exhibition by The Hindu at Chennai Citi Centre, Mylapore. Open to all. On display are photographs dating back to 1920.

Aug. 23 to 28, 2011
Madras through the eyes of children
An exhibition of photographs taken by children during the photowalk hosted by YOCee
Open from 12 noon to 4 p.m.
At Bamboola, 73, Venkata Krishna Road, R.A. Puram. Phone: 24611779

Aug. 27, 2011
The Madras Quiz in Tamil – for students studying in Tamil medium schools in Chennai.
For students of class 7 and above.  Teams of two. Each school can send three teams.
At P.S. Higher Secondary School, R.K. Math Road, Mylapore.
Written prelims followed by six teams on stage for the finals.
Rolling trophy for the winners. Prizes for two runner-up teams.
For registration call Revathi on phone no. 98405 44629
Venue Sponsor: P S Educational Society, Mylapore.

Aug. 27, 2011
Heritage walk from Cenetoph 1st Street to C. P. Ramaswami Aiyer Foundation on Eldams Road.
Organised by Lollypop Activity Club. Open to public.  Starts at 9 a.m. from Lollypop, 19, Cenotaph 1st Street, Teynampet (opp. Japanese consulate). Contact : 8754405577, 42031964.

Aug. 28, 2011
The Madras Open Quiz (English)
Pre-lims at 2 p.m. Followed by final rounds.
Open to teams of two. Regn. not required.
Rolling trophy for the winning team. Prizes for top 6 teams on the finals.
At P. S. School’s Dakshinamurthy Hall, R.K. Math Road, Mylapore, Chennai – 4
Venue Sponsor : P.S. Educational Society, Mylapore.

Aug. 28, 2011
Architectural Styles of Madras- From the Colonial to the Post Modern
Talk by Dr. K.R. Sitalakshmi, Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University.
At 5.30 p.m. At Studio Palazzo – an Art Gallery, No. 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet. Phone: 42030546

Aug. 29, 2011
Film Show
At 6.30 p.m. Vintage Heritage and Arkay Convention Centre present a show on Films made in Madras based locations featuring Madras Bhashai
And a talk by film director, SP.Muthuraman. Open to all.

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