Events ahead: food, music and dance, sales . .


Art Potpourri from Mumbai will be held at Vinnyasa Premier Art Galery from Nov.3 to 20. 22 artists will present their show pieces. The gallery is located at 1st Main Road, CIT Colony, Mylapore.

Gallery Sri Parvati is organising Likhitha Rekha, a drawing exhibition from Nov.2 to 16. This is a group show. Gallery is located at Eldams Road, Alwarpet.

Prakrit Arts is hosting Feline Grace, a painting exhibition by artist D. Jayaprakash. From Nov. 3 to 5. At 102, Greenways Road Extn, R.A. Puram. Ph: 4218 8989 / 4208 2078.


Magic Lantern, an exhibition of the works of photojournalist, illustrators and artists are on display at Art House. On till Nov.3. Located at 41, Kasturi Ranga Road, Alwarpet.


Sanginee, a clothing and accessories store has introduced Diwali collections of block printed saris, Kantha saris, Kota silk cotton saris, kurties, salwar kameez, bags and ethnic jewellery. A special Diwali offer of 10 per cent discount is available till November 15.The store is open from 9.30 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. and is located at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, opp. IDBI Bank, Alwarpet. Ph: 4510 2222 / 4444.

Rang Mahal, a organisation from Bengal is having a sale of designed handloom saris and dress materials at Chettiar hall, TTK Road, Alwarpet. The sale is on till Nov. 11.

Aishvitha Fashion, R. A. Puram sells long size salwar suits, anarkali salwar suits, kurtis, leggings and dupatta. Sizes range from XL – 8XL (size: 42to 60). They have introduced festive collection. It is located at 7/3, 2nd Cross Street, R. A. Puram. Ph: 98847 29615.

Sajan’s is holding a sale of products manufactured and marketed by women entrepreneurs at C. P. Art Centre till Nov. 5. The display includes cotton and silk cotton saris, block printed salwar materials, fashion jewellery, washable garlands, handmade photo frames and gift items.

Festival sale of saris and gift articles by Deepa Vazhipadu Mandram will be held from Nov. 2 to 4 at Krishna Kichidi, 5 East Abhiramapuram 3rd Street, Mylapore.

Diwali Mela organised by Kalai Handicrafts is on at C. P. Art Centre, Eldams Road. It will be held till Nov.10. On display will be handicrafts, handlooms, jewellery and furniture.

Aavaranaa located at 15, Asoka Street, Alwarpet has introduced a range of geometric and floral saris with zari boarders. Price from Rs.3800 upwards. Ph: 2498 8292.

Saanskrutie has introduced Kutch work anarkalis, kurties, dress materials and blouses. Located at 77/10, C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet.

Amaara is selling a collection of fusion Kanjeevaram silk suits with kalamkari dupattas in dual tone. Price from Rs.4200 onwards. Located at 27 / 14, C. V. Raman Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 4500 0020.

Jewel and Terracotta sale is on at C. P. Art Centre, Eldams Road. On till Nov.10.


Ente Keralam is organising kuttanadan food festival. There will be a range of kuttanad – alleppey prepared by Mariya Kutty Chedathi and Paily Chettan in earthenware. Located at MRC Nagar and Poes Garden. For reservation call 3221 6590, 3221 6591.


Brahma Gana Sabha presents Dasyam: Servitude of the Lord, a thematic solo presentation by dancer Zakir Hussain on Nov.4 at 6.30 p.m. at Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, Luz.
The chief guest will be L. Ganesan, National Council Member, BJP. This is held in view of the birthday celebration of Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti.

Chennai Fine Arts is hosting Tyagaraja Vaibhavam on Nov.3, 6 p.m. at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore.  B. M. Sundaram and Dr. Prameela Gurumurthy will talk about Nagaratnammal and Vellore Giridhar will present a vocal recital of Tyagaraja’s compositions.

Prithvi Harish, a student of Chettinad Vidyashram will present the mikeless Sunday Kutcheri in the Park on November 4 at 6.30 a.m. at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore.  Prithvi will be accompanied on the Mridangam by TV. Srivatsa and on the Violin by T.Srikanth.Sunday Kutcheri in the Park is organised by Sundaram Finance. For audition call 94450 34557 or 28521181.