Talks, sales, workshops, music

Shrishti is having its anniversary sale from March 16 to 24 at its store in 96, Luz Church Road. Sunday open.

The Dastkar Chennai Mela 2012, exhibiting and sale of traditional collection of textiles, handlooms, painting, gemstones and artificial jewellery.
It will be held from March 14 to 28 at Sri Sankara Hall, 267, T.T.K. Road, Alwarpet from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Fab India has launched summer with “Chickankari and White” collection. It will be on till March 25. Fab India is located at Dr. R. K. Salai.

Shabbnam Tailoring and Fashions, Mylapore has lauched new arrival. They are offering 15% discount on salwar materials, kurthies and leggings.
It is located at 22A, Luz Church Road, Mylapore. Ph: 24662930.

C. P. Art Centre is organisng an exhibition of original Ravi Varma’s Oleographs and prints of etchings, engravings and aquatints of Old Madras at Vennirul Art Gallery, 1 Eldams Road, Alwarpet from March 7 to 31 between 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Rajaji Centre for Public Affairs is having a meeting Review on “Union Budget 2012-13 on March 18 at 10 a.m. at Mahalakshmi Welfare Association, 11, Park View Street, R.A. Puram. Open to all.

G. Jayaraman running a sub broker-ship for SMC global securities from R. A. Puram is organising a symposium on How, How much and when to invest in stock market?, Budgetary impact on stock market and sectors and a lecture on technical and fundamental analysis.
It will be held on March 22 from 5 p.m. o 6 p.m. at P. S. Higher School, Mylapore. It is open to all. Confirm participation at 98842 56725.

Desastha Matrimony Trust located at 85, Greenways Road, R. A. Puram is organising a matrimonial meeting on March 18 at Sri Harihara Hall, in Sri Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple premises, 2nd Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar from 2 p.m. onwards.
All the members of this trust are requested to attend this meeting.
For more details call 24937311.

The Kalyana Nagar Association and Ramky jointly conduct “Garbage Free Streets – an awareness Meet, Division 126” on March 24 at 3 p.m. at The Kalyana Nagar Association Premises, 29, West Circular Road, Mandavelipakkam.
For details call 2495 2997 / 2461 1674.

The “Corporeal Mime” workshop will be held on March 17 and 18 from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at Blue Movement Circle, 33/15, 2nd floor (next to State Bank), Eldams Road, Alwarpet.
The workshop is open to all who are keen on exploring new techniques with their body language structures. No theatrical experience is necessarily required.
For details call 42013604 / 94440 22904 for registration.

The Mahratta Education Fund and MSMAB trust is organising a felicitation function for N. Vittal IAS (Retd.) on being awarded Padma Bhushan by the Government of India.
It will be held on March 23 at 5.30 p.m. at Maharastra Nivas, 402, TTK Road, Alwarpet.
There will be Gudipadava at 4.30 p.m. on the same day.

The language school of Indo – Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry is starting a fast track course in Japanese language for fresher – both spoken and written.
This is open to students and business executives. Coaching will be for levels – N5 and N4. Classes begin on March 18.
For registration contact 2435 2010 / 2435 4779, email:

Raja Annamalaipuram Bhaktha Jana Sabha is organising Thiagaraja Swami music festival on March 23, 24 and 25 at its premises at 8, Ammani Ammal Street, R. A. Puram.
The event will be inaugurated by Justice R. S. Ramanathan, Judge, High Court, Madras.
Pancharatna kritis of saint Thiagaraja will be held on March 25 at 10 a.m.
Open to all. For details call 2493 8682.