Events ahead: food, music, sales, lectures . .


Nadasangamam (music wing of Narada Gana Sabha) is organising Raga Parichaya (insight into the ragas Pantuvarali and Poorvikalyani) by Dr R.S.Jayalakshmi and Sumitra Vasudev. It will be held at Narada Gana Sabha on Nov.10 at 6 p.m.There will be an interactive session after the programme. Open to all.

Thannambikkai Vaasagar Vattam, Chennai chapter is conducting Suya Munnetra Payilarangam on Nov.11 at P. S. High School, Mylapore at 10 a.m. Tanjai Dhamu will speak on the topic is Indru puthithai piranthom. Open to all.

G. Neelakantan memorial lecture on ‘Being Different’ will be held on November 20 at 2 p.m. at Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya School, Sundareswarar Street, Mylapore. Dr. Shreesh Chaudhary, Prof. Dept. of Science and Humanities, IIT Madras will speak on the occasion.


Shree Prakash Cultural Centre is organising free classes in Annamacharya Narasimha Sankeerthanas every Sunday between 10 and 11 a.m. at 7/4, 2nd Main Road, Raja Annamalaipuram. Ph: 2461 2291.

Learn to bake egg / egg-less chocolate cake, choco / vanilla marble cake, brownie at Kalaa Manjari. Classes will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Limited persons per batch. For registration call 98404 21305 or 99620 86712.

Ambitions 4 Photography located at Alwarpet is organising basic and advance DSLR photography weekend courses. Classes begin from Nov.10. For more details call 94444 41190.


Mrignayanee is having special Diwali sale. The sale will be on till Nov.20. On display will be Maheswari, Chanderi, Tusser, Mulberry, hand block printed cotton sari, bed-spreads and dress materials. Located at 180, Luz Church road, Mylapore, adj. to Navshakthi Vinayagar Temple, Ph: 24985497/ 94441 20027.

Heritage collection is on at Sri Sankara Hall, TTK Road. On display will be arts and craft items. On till Nov.12.

Soumya is having a sale of designer Kanjeevaram, Madhubani and soft silk saris at C. P. Art Center, Eldams Road. On till Nov.12.

Shrishti boutique is has introduced a range of salwar suits and saris for the festival season. Located at 96, Luz Church Road, Mylapore. Ph: 2499 0673.


Likhitha Rekha, drawing display of artists M. Natesh, Shrenivas an Ruth Bispling is on at Gallery Sri Parvati. On till Nov.16


Society of Vincent De Paul, San Thome is organising free eye check up on Nov.11 from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. It will be held inside the premises of National Shrine of St. Thomas Basilica. Open to all.


HDFC Bank, San Thome branch as a part of its eighth anniversary celebrations has launched a Diwali maha carnival till Nov.10. Customers can walk in for exciting offers on all loans.  There will be a painting competition for children on Nov.10 at its premises between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. For registrations call  24620875 / 09380492750 or visit the Branch at 30, “Bay Castle”, San Thome High Road.


Sri Krishna Sweets is organising “Diwali 48 Hours non stop Kondattam”. It will be held from Nov.11, 5 a.m. to Nov.13, 5 a.m. at A V M Rajeshwar Kalyanamandapam, R.K.Salai, Mylapore. A 10 percent discount will be available on purchases made between 12 midnight and 5 a.m. There will be live counters for chuda chuda jangri, gulab jamun, halwa, laddoo. Diwali Rajabhoja Virundhu (lunch and dinner) of over 70 varieties is available. For table booking call: 95001 29250.

Sizzlers fest is on at Dewberry’s. Open for lunch and dinner. Meal for two is Rs.800. Located at 6/29, Rajasekaran Street, Dr. R. K. Salai, Mylapore.

Wangs Kitchen is offering ‘Chinese way’ meal for Diwali. Located at MRC Nagar. Ph: 3925 3925, 3305 3500.


Harikatha festival is on at Tattvaloka auditorium, Eldams Road till Nov.10 at 6 p.m. This festival presents women artists. Ph: 98411 15832.

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