Exhibition, workshops, music, sales…


Dr. MGR Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women has organized a Book Exhibition from July 4, to July 6, at the college premises. Dr. J. Vincent Comraj, Controller of Examinations, Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai, will inaugurate the exhibition and deliver the keynote address.

Nandalala Seva Samithi Trust has organised a photo exhibition as part of its Silver jubilee year celebrations. On display will be a heritage photo collection of the 25 years of the Trust. The exhibition is at Suraksha ENT Centre, Thoppu, 64/2, Dr.  Ranga Road, Mylapore. For details call 98407 97301.

A group show on the theme ‘Land of Serenity’ will be held at Prakrit Arts gallery from July 13.  The show is on till July 21 from 11 a.m. to 6.30 p.m., Sunday closed. At 102, Greenways Road Exrn, R.A.Puram.


Applause  theatric activities has organised a five month interactive theatre programme for children. The programme focuses on improving positive attitude and communication skills through theatre. This is open for children of age group 6 to 12, at Russian Cultural Centre, Kasturi Rangan Road from July onwards. For registration call 99400 71467 or email to mailapplause@gmail.com

Oxygen6 Fitnasium has organised a dance and aerobics workshop on July 7,  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Oxygen6 Fitnasium, 89, Temple View apartments, MRC Nagar, R. A. Puram.

Athma Laya has organised, dance and meditation sessions for women every week, at R. A. Puram. There is no upper age limit. Prior knowledge of any dance form is not essential. New batch begins in July. For details call 98849 53013


Adi Sankara Advaita research centre and Gaanapriya Foundation have organised a lecture concert on Sadasiva Brahmendral kritis by N. Veezhinathan with at 4.30 p.m. A book titled ‘The Atmavidyavilasa’ authored by C. Murugan will be released by Justice N. V. Balasubrahmanian and the first copy will be received by B. Madhavan. It will be held at Raga Sudha Hall, Luz Avenue. Open to all.


Kalaa Manjari has organised a host of classes for children. It includes basics of digital photography, public speaking. Music and dance, shloka and moral story telling classes. New batches start from July. At 6/12, 1st Street, Alwarpet. For details call 2431 2676.

Free Sanskrit classes are held during weekdays at Sringeri Mutt, opposite Mandaveli railway station. Classes will commence in July third week. Ph: 99419 66564.


Marketing Organisation of Women Entrepreneurs (MOOWES) is conducting a sale of products manufactured and marketed by women entrepreneurs. On display are designer wear, Bengal cotton, and silk cotton saris, salwar materials, kurthis, washable lace garlands, jute and cloth bags, homemade pickles, jams and cup cakes. At C. P. Art Center, 1, Eldams Road, Alwarpet. On till July 9.

The Dastkar Chennai Mela 2012, has organised an exhibition cum sale of over 90 crafts by Indian craftspeople at Sri Sankara Hall, 267, T.T.K. Road, Alwarpet. On display will be traditional collection of textiles, handlooms, painting, gem stones, artificial jewellery, five metal jewellery, Ravi Varma painting, and furniture. On till July 16.0

Hands of India has organised an exhibition of design-led, handwoven and hand-embroidered works. On display will be saris, suits, dupattas, western apparel and home furnishings. This will be held at 1, C. P. Art Center, Eldams Road, Alwarpet from 9.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. On till July 8.

Asvita, a boutique at Dr. R. K. Salai, Mylapore has introduced kurthis and salwar suits in Plus sizes. For details call 98847 29615.


Sri Navasakthi Vinayagar Temple at Luz Church Road is having its Kumbabishekam on July 8 at 8 a.m. onwards. Vigneswara pooja, Ganapathi homam and Navagraha homam will be performed on July 5 at 8 a.m. on July 6, mahalakshmi pooja, go pooja, gaja pooja, brahmachari pooja, kanya pooja, sumangali pooja, dampathi pooja will be performed from 8 a.m. onwards. Special homams will be performed on July 7 from 8 a.m. onwards. Mandala abhishekam will start from July 9 onwards. For details call 2499 1881.

Sri Durgai Amman Senkazhani Amman Temple at Robertson Street, R. A. Puram is celebrating first week of Aadi Thiruvizha from July 20 to 22. Annadanam will take place at 1 p.m. and Alangara ther procession for Amman at 9.30 p.m. on July 22. On July 29 there will be Vidaiyatri Vizha.


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