Events this weekend, ahead: Art, Music, Dance, Sales, Camps


ACRYLIC  WORKSHOP: Kaala Manjari is conducting an Adult Acrylic Pour Workshop on June 23 at 10 a.m. Experience the magic of pouring colours on to a canvas. Learn techniques to create great patterns. At Kalaa Manjari, 6/12, Ist Street, Venus Colony, Alwarpet. Ph: 24312676, 9840421305.

CANVAS PAINTING: This workshop is for children aged 8 years and above and will be held on June 24. At The Art Room, Mylapore, 10 a.m. The fee, including material, is Rs. 700. For registration call 7550071255 or email at


ON RAMANA MAHARISHI: Bombay Gnanam is presenting the new play on “Bhagavan Sri Ramanar.” Dramatised and directed by Bombay Gnanam, performed by Mahalakshmi Pengal Theatre Trust at Kumararajah Muthiah Hall, Chettinad Vidyashram, R.A. Puram, on June 23 at 6 p.m. Entry free.


BHARATANATYAM SCHOOL’S ANNIV:  Alwarpet based Sri Lasya Priya School of Bharatanatyam, headed by Sreedevi Priya Sriram, is celebrating its 15th anniversary on July 6 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Mylapore.  A thematic presentation “Om Saravana Bhava” will be given by the students of
the school. At 6.15 p.m


REMEMBERING RAMNAD KRISHNAN: Chennai Fine Arts is celebrating the birth centenary of vidwan Ramnad Krishnan on June 23. A musical evening is on at Srinivasa Sastri Hall, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, at 6.15 p.m.

REMEMBERING D. K. PATTAMMAL: Naada Inbam has organised a concert series highlighting ragam, thalam and pallavi to mark the birth centenary of vocalist-guru D. K. Pattammal on June 23 and 24 at Raga Sudha Hall, Luz.
On June 23, a listening session of a RTP rendered by D.K.Pattammal will
be held with insights by Suguna Varadachari. Sumitra Vasudev’s concert will follow. On
June 24, Ritha Rajan will provide insights at the RTP listening session. Prasanna
Venkataraman’s vocal concert will follow. 6.15 p.m. onwards.

KOREAN POP FESTIVAL: For the first time, a Korean Pop festival with multiple bands is on. Veteran singer Jung Jaewooksuch, Chloris, a new girl-group, and Royal KD will perform. The event is on June 29 and 30 at the Music Academy. While entry to concert on June 29 at 7.30 p.m. is by invitation, on June 30 at 5 p.m. it is free to all.


CRAFTS OF INDIA: Handcrafted apparels made out of the finest hand-made cotton are on display at the ongoing HandsOfIndia exhibition. The expo features 10 hand-embroidery forms from around the country.  The exhibition-cum-sale is on till June 25, from 9.30 a.m. daily At the C.P. Art Centre, Alwarpet. Ph: 8077294651, 9845227919.


FREE ORTHO CHECK-UP CAMP: This camp is at Andhra Mahila Sabha,  R.A. Puram, on June 23. Contact 10, Dr. Durgabai Deshmukh Road, R.A. Puram. Ph: 24631045.

SANSKRIT COURSE: Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore, is conducting a six-month Sanskrit course from July 2 for those aged 12 years and above. Teachers from ‘Samskrita Bharati’ will take the classes. For details, contact 24621110, 9840490566.

SPECIAL YOGA CAMP: At Chennai Corporation Park, Lazarus Church Road, R A Puram on June 23 at 5 p.m. Brahma Kumaris, Mylapore, is organising the event. Physical exercise, yogasanas and Rajayoga meditation.  Open to all. Ph: 9600402666

UPANYASAM SERIES: A three day upanyasam series titled ‘Uddhava Geethai’ will be held at Kartik Rajagopal Hall, R. A. Puram from June 25 to 27. Kidambi Narayanan will conduct the sessions.
Organised by Kartik Fine Arts. At 3/2, Sringeri Mutt Road, R. A. Puram, 6.30 p.m.

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